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International Fund I (A) (PFAFX)






Class A | Class I

Quick Facts


PFAFX
06/03/2014

12/29/2003
Foreign Large Growth
$368.63

Investment Strategy

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The investment seeks long-term growth of capital. The fund invests primarily in foreign equity securities, including emerging market securities. It typically invests in foreign securities of at least ten countries. The fund invests in equity securities of small, medium, and large market capitalization companies. It invests in value equity securities, an investment strategy that emphasizes buying equity securities that appear to be undervalued.




Morningstar Style Box™

  as of 10/31/2018
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Investment Style
Stylebox Market Capitalization

Overall Morningstar Star Rating™

  as of 11/30/2018
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Out of 354 Foreign Large Growth 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.

Where gross and net expense ratios differ, the investment adviser has contractually agreed to limit the investment option's expenses. Differences also may be due to the investment adviser's decision to pay (through the same dates) certain expenses that would normally be payable by the fund.


Month-End | Quarter-End
Average Annual Total Returns as of 11/30/2018
1 Month3 MonthYTD1 Year3 Year5 Year10 YearSince     
Inception*
Excluding Sales Charge % -2.28 -13.69 -19.41 -18.32 1.45 1.94 6.60 4.53
Including Sales Charge % -7.66 -18.46 -23.84 -22.83 -0.45 0.79 6.00 4.14
MSCI ACWI Ex USA Index % 0.95 -6.84 -10.13 -8.12 5.43 1.79 7.66 ---
Foreign Large Growth Category % 0.54 -9.63 -9.28 -7.88 4.57 2.94 8.73 ---
Morningstar Percentile Rankings** --- --- --- 99 95 71 92 ---
# of Funds in Category 459 454 441 439 354 316 227 ---
06/03/201412/29/2003
**Morningstar percentile rankings are based on total returns and do not reflect the inclusion of sales charges. If sales charges were reflected, rankings could be lower.


Expenses

  as of 11/30/2018
Total Investment Expense - Gross: 1.92%
Total Investment Expense - Net: 1.45%
Waiver Date: 02/28/2019
Contractual Cap Date: 02/28/2019
Maximum Up-front Sales Charge: 5.50%
Contingent Deferred Sales Charge: 1.00%
12b-1 Fee: 0.25%



Inv Manager or Sub-Advisor

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Origin Asset Management LLP



Portfolio Managers

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Tarlock Randhawa
Since 06/03/2014
B.S. , Brunel University

Nigel Dutson
Since 06/03/2014
B.S. , Surrey University

Chris Carter
Since 06/03/2014
M.A. , University of Cambridge

John Birkhold
Since 06/03/2014
M.B.A. , University of Chicago

Grace Tolley
Since 03/01/2017
B.S. , University of Birmingham






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The full name of this investment option is Principal International Fund I (A).

Investors should carefully consider a 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 principalfunds.com, or calling 800-222-5852. Read the prospectus carefully before investing.

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

MSCI ACWI Ex USA Index is a free float-adjusted market capitalization index that is designed to measure the combined equity market performance of developed and emerging market countries excluding the US.

Small-cap and mid-cap investment options are subject to more fluctuation in value and may have additional risks than other investment options with stocks of larger, more stable companies.

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.

International and global investment options are subject to additional risk due to fluctuating exchange rates, foreign accounting and financial policies, and other economic and political environments.