Principal International Emerging Markets Fund Class J

 (MUTF:PIEJX)   Watch this mutual fund  
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Trailing returns

1 day   +0.46%
1 week   +1.17%
4 week   +2.77%
3 month   +7.73%
YTD   +8.90%
1 year   +19.93%
3 years*   +4.68%
5 years*   +7.14%
Best 3 month return+50.39%  
Worst 3 month return-45.50%  

Morningstar statistics

Morningstar category: Diversified Emerging Mkts
  Return Risk Rating
3 years Below Average Average
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Value Blend Growth  

Key statistics

Total assets2.08B 
Front load-  
Deferred load1.00%  
Expense ratio1.68%  
Management fee-  
Fund familyPrincipal Funds 

Asset allocation


Purchase information

AIP Initial$100  
AIP Additional$100  
Aug 28, 4:00PM EDT Overall Morningstar RatingTM


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 emerging market companies at the time of each purchase. "Emerging market country" means any country which is considered to be an emerging country by the international financial community (including the MSCI Emerging Markets Index or Barclays Emerging Markets USD Aggregate Bond). It invests in equity securities of small, medium, and large market capitalization companies. The fund actively trades portfolio securities.
Fund filings (PDF) »
Asset managers:
Mihail Dobrinov (Started: May 30, 2007)
Mohammed Zaidi (Started: Dec 6, 2012)
Advisor Company:
Principal Management Corp
Fund family reports on Morningstar »
Principal Funds, 30 Dan Road, Des Moines, IA 50392, USA


  1 year 3 years 5 years 10 years  
Alpha* -4.10 -7.33 -2.61 2.96
Beta* 1.02 1.11 1.08 1.20
Mean annual return 0.94 0.04 0.66 1.17
R-squared* 81.20 87.76 83.18 88.40
Standard deviation 11.92 19.67 19.38 24.03
Sharpe ratio 0.94 0.02 0.41 0.52
* Against standard index

Top 10 holdings

Security Net Assets  
Samsung Electronics Co Ltd (SSNLF) 3.76%  
Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co Ltd (TSMWF) 2.92%  
Tencent Holdings Ltd. (TCTZF) 2.68%  
Bank Of China Ltd. H Shares (BACHF) 2.23%  
Itau Unibanco Holding S.A. (ITUB3) 2.03%  
China Construction Bank Corp H Shares (CICHF) 1.95%  
Sasol Ltd (SASOF) 1.88%  
PetroChina Co Ltd H Shares (PCCYF) 1.56%  
Shinhan Financial Group Co Ltd (055550) 1.47%  
Hon Hai Precision Ind Co Ltd (HNHAF) 1.41%