Principal Equity Savings Fund Growth - Regular - Latest NAV [ ₹49.1242 ], Returns, Performance, Portfolio & Returns 2021

Principal Equity Savings Fund Growth

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Fund Summarystar

PeriodReturns(per year)
10 Years8.51%
5 Years9.79%
3 Years11.68%
1 Year26.86%
6 Months12.14%
Fund Details
RiskHigh Risk
Fund TypeEquity Savings
Exit Load--

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Top HoldingsWeightage
Cash Offset For Derivatives22.01%
Treps 01-Sep-20216.44%
Maruti Suzuki India Ltd5.77%
ICICI Bank Ltd4.6%
Net Receivable / Payable4.3%
Future on Maruti Suzuki India Ltd4.21%
Future on Housing Development Finance Corp Ltd4.09%
Housing Development Finance Corp Ltd4.09%
5.22% GOI 20254.05%
Polycab India Ltd3.87%

About Principal Equity Savings Fund

The Principal Equity Savings Fund, with a performance record of 15 years, is an open-ended, hybrid, equity-oriented mutual fund scheme. It aims to provide capital appreciation as well as income distribution by investing in equity and equity-related instruments, arbitrage opportunities, and debt and money market instruments. In simpler words, it offers the potential of generating income as well as capital appreciation. Also, the scheme’s benchmark is 30% Nifty 50 TRI and 70% CRISIL Liquid fund index.

Pros & Cons of Principal Equity Savings Fund

  1. Low volatility and regular income are two primary advantages of investing in the Principal Equity Savings Fund.
  2. It is a good option for investors who desire high liquidity, low volatility, and good returns through a limited exposure to equity.
  3. The scheme has a zero exit load feature which allows investors to initiate a withdrawal whenever they need.
  4. Investors looking for aggressive returns will not find this scheme attractive.

Fund Information and Statistics of Principal Equity Savings Fund

i) Inception/ Launch date

Principal Equity Savings Fund was launched on 23 May 2002 by Principal Mutual Fund.

ii) Risk level

Since the scheme invests in equity and equity-related instruments in the range of 65-90%, it has a moderately high investment risk associated with it.

iii) Redemption

The Mutual Fund shall dispatch the redemption proceeds within 10 business days of receiving the request at the Official Points of Acceptance of the Principal mutual Fund.

iv) Fund Manager

Mr. P.V.K. Mohan has been managing the equity portion of the scheme since June 2016. Additionally, Mr. Pankaj Jain has been managing the debt portion of the scheme since January 2018. The scheme was known as Principal Debt Savings Fund - Monthly Income Plan & was managed by Mr. Pankaj Jain till June 22, 2016.

v) Entry / Exit load

There is no entry load or exit load in this scheme.

Tax benefits of investing in Principal Equity Savings Fund

While withdrawing, the investors need to take these three tax-aspects into consideration: 1. If withdrawing within one year from the date of investment, STCG will be levied at 15 percent. 2. If the holding period is more than one year, then LTCG of up to Rs. One lakh are tax-free. All gains above this limit are taxed at 10 percent without indexation benefits. 3. Dividends are paid after the Mutual Fund deducts a 10 percent DDT (Dividend Distribution Tax).

About Principal Mutual Fund

In the year 2000, Principal Mutual Fund launched its operations in India. With core investment philosophies of Clarity and Integrity, the Mutual Fund endeavors to offer a wide array of investment options to meet the investment needs across all stages of life.

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High Risk

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