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Real Estate Securities Fund (C) (PRCEX)

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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 11/30/2021
1 Month3 MonthYTD1 Year3 Year5 Year10 YearSince     
Excluding Sales Charge % -1.55 -0.43 27.25 30.72 13.25 10.95 11.04 10.85
Including Sales Charge % -2.53 -1.42 26.25 29.72 13.25 10.95 11.04 10.85
MSCI US REIT Index % -0.72 1.07 31.56 35.97 12.00 9.94 10.90 ---
Real Estate Category % -1.63 -0.34 27.56 31.90 12.51 9.76 10.45 ---
Morningstar Percentile Rankings** --- --- --- 68 46 34 34 ---
# of Funds in Category 262 257 254 247 232 199 149 ---
**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.

Calendar Year Total Returns
Excluding Sales Charge % -4.32 29.65 -5.41 7.79 4.65
Including Sales Charge % -5.26 28.65 -6.33 6.79 3.65
MSCI US REIT Index % -7.57 25.84 -4.57 5.07 8.60
Real Estate Category % + -4.49 27.28 -5.97 6.22 6.89
Morningstar Percentile Rankings**,+ 41 22 52 21 81
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# of Funds in Category+ 248 256 251 257 267
+ Data displayed is the most current information available.
**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.


  as of 11/30/2021
Total Investment Expense - Gross: 2.02%
Total Investment Expense - Net: 2.02%
Contingent Deferred Sales Charge: 1.00%
12b-1 Fee: 1.00%

Distribution History

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Income dividends are paid quarterly.

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The full name of this investment option is Principal Real Estate Securities Fund (C).

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, or calling 800-222-5852. Read the prospectus carefully before investing.

Principal Funds are distributed by Principal Funds Distributor, Inc.

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

MSCI US REIT Index is a capitalization-weighted benchmark index of most actively traded Real Estate Investment Trusts (REITs), designed to measure real estate performance.

This investment option is considered non-diversified, which means it, or the underlying mutual fund, can invest a higher percentage of its assets in of fewer individual issuers than a diversified investment. As a result, changes in the value of a single investment could cause greater fluctuations, gain or loss, in the net asset value than would occur if it was more diversified.

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.

Real Estate investment options are subject to investment and liquidity risk and other risks inherent in real estate such as those associated with general and local economic conditions. Property values can decline due to environmental and other reasons. In addition, fluctuation in interest rates can negatively impact the performance of real estate investment options.