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Principal SAM Conservative Bal A (SAIPX)

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Principal SAM Conservative Bal A
Principal Funds IncPrincipal Financial Group 711 High StDes Moines, IA 50392
Phone: 800-222-5852
Fund Overview 
Category:Conservative Allocation
Fund Family:Principal Funds
Net Assets:1.55B
Year-to-Date Return:1.77%
Morningstar Rating:3 stars
Fund Inception Date:Jul 24, 1996
Morningstar Style Box 
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Management Information 
Charlie D. Averill
Lead Manager since Jan 1, 2010
Mr. Averill is a portfolio manager with Edge Asset Management, Inc., his employer since 1990. Before becoming a portfolio manager in 2010, he was a senior quantitative analyst. He earned a bachelors degree in economics from Reed College and a masters degree in economics from Princeton University. Mr. Averill has earned the right to use the Chartered Financial Analyst designation.
Investment Information 
Min Initial Investment:1,000
Min Initial Investment, IRA:N/A
Min Initial Investment, AIP:100
Min Subsequent Investment:100
Min Subsequent Investment, IRA:N/A
Min Subsequent Investment, AIP:100
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Fund Summary 
The investment seeks to provide a high level of total return (consisting of reinvestment of income and capital appreciation), consistent with a moderate degree of principal risk. The fund operates as a fund of funds. It: (1) Generally invests between 40% and 80% of its assets in fixed-income funds, and less than 40% in any one fixed-income fund; (2) Generally invests between 20% and 60% of its assets in equity funds, and less than 30% in any one equity fund; (3) Generally invests less than 20% of its assets in specialty funds, and less than 20% in any one specialty fund. The fund may temporarily exceed these percentage ranges for short periods.

Fund Operations 
Last Dividend (Mar 30, 2014) : 0.04
Last Cap Gain : 0.00
Annual Holdings Turnover (Apr 16, 2014) : 13.10%
Average for Category:51.41%
Fees & Expenses 
ExpenseSAIPXCategory Avg
Annual Report Expense Ratio (net):0.63%0.92%
Prospectus Net Expense Ratio:1.26%N/A
Prospectus Gross Expense Ratio:1.31%N/A
Max 12b1 Fee:0.25%N/A
Max Front End Sales Load:5.50%4.95%
Max Deferred Sales Load: N/A2.37%
3 Yr Expense Projection*:937632
5 Yr Expense Projection*:1,223994
10 Yr Expense Projection*:2,0371,967
* Per $10,000 invested