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Investment Type: pif

International Equity Index R6 Fund (PFIEX)







Quick Facts


PFIEX
01/03/2017

12/30/2009
Foreign Large Blend
$1,093.66

Investment Strategy

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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 that compose the MSCI EAFE NR Index at the time of purchase. The index is a market-weighted equity index designed to measure the equity performance of developed markets, excluding the United States and Canada. The advisor employs a passive investment approach designed to attempt to track the performance of the index.




Morningstar Style Box™

  as of 07/31/2018
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Investment Style
Stylebox Market Capitalization

Overall Morningstar Star Rating™

  as of 08/31/2018
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Out of 638 Foreign Large Blend Funds

StarRating

Morningstar's Star Ratings reflect risk adjusted performance and are derived from a weighted average of the performance figures associated with its three, five, and ten-year (if applicable) time periods.


Total Returns



Investment results shown represent historical performance and do not guarantee future results. Investment returns and principal values fluctuate with changes in interest rates and other market conditions so the value, when redeemed, may be worth more or less than original costs. Current performance may be lower or higher than the performance data shown.

In situations where the net and gross total investment expense figures are different, the mutual fund or the underlying fund in which a Separate Account invests has waived/capped a portion of its management fees through the date displayed in the waiver expiration date or contractual cap expiration date column. Differences may also be shown due to the fund family choosing to pay certain expenses that would normally be payable by the fund. Returns displayed are based on net total investment expense.



Month-End | Quarter-End
Average Annual Total Returns as of 08/31/2018
1 Month3 MonthYTD1 Year3 Year5 Year10 YearSince     
Inception*
Total Return % -2.22 -0.84 -2.13 3.80 6.75 5.35 --- 4.96
MSCI EAFE NR Index % -1.93 -0.74 -2.28 4.39 7.04 5.73 3.66 ---
Foreign Large Blend Category % -1.95 -1.40 -2.77 3.10 7.01 5.34 3.47 ---
Morningstar Percentile Rankings** --- --- --- 39 59 52 --- ---
# of Funds in Category 833 829 801 776 638 534 373 ---
01/03/201712/30/2009
**Morningstar percentile rankings are based on total returns.


Expenses

  as of 08/31/2018
Total Investment Expense - Gross: 0.33%
Total Investment Expense - Net: 0.30%
Waiver Date: 12/30/2019
Contractual Cap Date: 12/30/2019
Total Investment Expense Gross Per $1,000 Invested: $3.30



Inv Manager or Sub-Advisor

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Principal Global Investors



Portfolio Managers

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Thomas L. Kruchten , CFA
Since 03/14/2011
B.A. , University of Northern Iowa

Jeffrey A. Schwarte , CPA , CFA
Since 07/29/2016
B.A. , University of Northern Iowa






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Returns shown for periods of less than one year are not annualized.

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The full name of this investment option is Principal Funds, Inc. - Principal International Equity Index R6 Fund.

Investors should carefully consider a mutual fund's investment objectives, risks, charges, and expenses prior to investing. A prospectus, or summary prospectus if available, containing this and other information can be obtained by contacting a financial professional, visiting principal.com, or calling 1-800-547-7754. Read the prospectus carefully before investing.

Not FDIC Insured
May Lose Value - Not a Deposit - No Bank Guarantee
Not Insured by any Federal Government Agency

Fees and expenses are only one of several factors that participants and beneficiaries should consider when making investment decisions.  The cumulative effect of fees and expenses can substantially reduce the growth of a participant's or beneficiary's retirement account.  Participants and beneficiaries can visit the Employee Benefit Security Administration's website for an example demonstrating the long-term effect of fees and expenses.

MSCI EAFE NR Index is listed for foreign stock funds (EAFE refers to Europe, Australia, and Far East). Widely accepted as a benchmark for international stock performance, the EAFE Index is an aggregate of 21 individual country indexes.

These calculated returns reflect the historical performance of the oldest share class of the fund, adjusted to reflect a portion of the fees and expenses of this share class. For time periods prior to inception date of the fund, predecessor performance is reflected. Please see the fund's prospectus for more information on specific expenses, and the fund's most recent shareholder report for actual date of first sale. Expenses are deducted from income earned by the fund. As a result, dividends and investment results will differ for each share class.