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    Principal International Eq Index Instl (PIDIX)

    9.66 Down 0.03(0.31%) Nov 30

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    Principal International Eq Index Instl
    Principal Funds IncPrincipal Financial Group 711 High StDes Moines, IA 50392
    Phone: 800-222-5852
    Fund Overview 
    Category:Foreign Large Blend
    Fund Family:Principal Funds
    Net Assets:822.92M
    Year-to-Date Return:1.99%
    Morningstar Rating:3 stars
    Fund Inception Date:Dec 30, 2009
    Morningstar Style Box 
    Foreign Large Blend
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    Management Information 
    Thomas L. Kruchten
    Lead Manager since Mar 14, 2011
    Thomas L. Kruchten has been with Principal Global Investors, LLC since 2005. He earned a B.A. in finance from the University of Northern Iowa. Mr. Kruchten has earned the right to use the Chartered Financial Analyst designation and is a member of the CFA Society of Iowa.
    Investment Information 
    Min Initial Investment:0
    Min Initial Investment, IRA:N/A
    Min Initial Investment, AIP:N/A
    Min Subsequent Investment:N/A
    Min Subsequent Investment, IRA:N/A
    Min Subsequent Investment, AIP:N/A
    PIDIX can be purchased from 14 brokerages.

    Fund Summary 
    The investment seeks long-term growth of capital. The fund invests at least 80% of its net assets, plus any borrowings for investment purposes, in securities held by MSCI EAFE NDTR D Index at the time of each purchase. The index is a weighted equity index designed to measure the equity performance of developed markets, excluding the United States and Canada. The fund employs a passive investment approach designed to attempt to track the performance of the index. It invests in index futures and equity ETFs on a daily basis to gain exposure to the index in an effort to minimize tracking error relative to the benchmark.

    Fund Operations 
    Last Dividend : 0.00
    Last Cap Gain (Dec 16, 2014) : 0.00
    Annual Holdings Turnover (Nov 26, 2015) : 35.60%
    Average for Category:41.95%
    Fees & Expenses 
    ExpensePIDIXCategory Avg
    Annual Report Expense Ratio (net):0.32%1.16%
    Prospectus Net Expense Ratio:0.34%N/A
    Prospectus Gross Expense Ratio:0.34%N/A
    Max 12b1 Fee:N/AN/A
    Max Front End Sales Load:N/A4.80%
    Max Deferred Sales Load: N/A2.01%
    3 Yr Expense Projection*:109536
    5 Yr Expense Projection*:191878
    10 Yr Expense Projection*:4311,808
    * Per $10,000 invested