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Principal Large Cap Growth II R2 (PPTNX)

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Principal Large Cap Growth II R2
Principal Funds IncPrincipal Financial Group 711 High StDes Moines, IA 50392
Phone: 800-222-5852
Fund Overview 
Category:Large Growth
Fund Family:Principal Funds
Net Assets:1.16B
Year-to-Date Return:3.02%
Morningstar Rating:3 stars
Fund Inception Date:Dec 6, 2000
Morningstar Style Box 
Large Growth
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Management Information 
Randy L. Welch
Lead Manager since Jun 2, 2009
Randy L. Welch. Mr. Welch is a Vice President of Principal Management Corporation. Mr. Welch joined the Principal Financial Group in 1989 and oversees the functions of the Investment Services group, which includes investment manager research, investment consulting, performance analysis, and investment communication. He is also responsible for the due diligence program that monitors investment managers used by the Principal Funds. Mr. Welch is an affiliate member of the Chartered Financial Analysts (CFA) Institute. Mr. Welch earned his undergraduate degree from Grand View College and an MBA from Drake University.
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
PPTNX can be purchased from 16 brokerages.

Fund Summary 
The investment seeks long-term growth of capital. The fund normally invests at least 80% of its net assets, plus any borrowings for investment purposes, in equity securities of companies with large market capitalizations at the time of each purchase. It invests in growth equity securities; growth orientation emphasizes buying equity securities of companies whose potential for growth of capital and earnings is expected to be above average.

Fund Operations 
Last Dividend : 0.00
Last Cap Gain (Dec 17, 2013) : 0.00
Annual Holdings Turnover (Aug 20, 2014) : 63.60%
Average for Category:46.27%
Fees & Expenses 
ExpensePPTNXCategory Avg
Annual Report Expense Ratio (net):1.61%1.20%
Prospectus Net Expense Ratio:1.61%N/A
Prospectus Gross Expense Ratio:1.62%N/A
Max 12b1 Fee:0.30%N/A
Max Front End Sales Load:N/A5.45%
Max Deferred Sales Load: N/A2.30%
3 Yr Expense Projection*:510548
5 Yr Expense Projection*:880869
10 Yr Expense Projection*:1,9211,749
* Per $10,000 invested