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International Equity Index Separate Account-Z







Risk and Return Statistics

  as of 11/30/2022
Relative to MSCI EAFE NR Index

Stat3 Year5 Year
Alpha 0.70 0.38
Beta 1.02 1.02
R-squared 98.54 98.54
Standard Deviation 20.91 17.98
Mean 2.58 2.20
Sharpe Ratio 0.19 0.14
Excess Return 0.66 0.35
Tracking Error 2.56 2.19
Information Ratio 0.26 0.16
Inception Date: 12/30/2009

Risk and return statistical data is calculated by Morningstar, Inc. Excess Return is calculated by Principal Life Insurance Company.

Morningstar Star Rating™

  as of 11/30/2022
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Rating# Funds
3 Year StarRating 701
5 Year StarRating 611
10 Year StarRating 422
Overall StarRating 701

Foreign Large Blend

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.


Alpha- The difference between an investment's actual returns and its expected performance, given its level of risk (as measured by beta).

Beta- An investment's sensitivity to market movements.

R-Squared- Ranges from 0 to 100 and reveals how closely an investment's returns track those of a benchmark index.

Standard Deviation- Measures how much an investment's returns are likely to fluctuate.

Mean- Represents the annualized total return for a fund over 3 years.

Sharpe Ratio- Measures how an investment balances risks and rewards. The higher the Sharpe ratio, the better the investment's historical risk-adjusted performance.

Excess Return- The difference between an investment option's return and the return of an external standard such as a passive index.

Tracking Error- Also known as "excess risk", is defined as the standard deviation or volatility of excess returns.

Information Ratio- A risk-adjusted measure commonly used to evaluate an active manager's involvement skill. It's defined as the manager's excess return divided by the variability or standard deviation of the excess return.




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Past performance is no guarantee of future results. Investment options are subject to investment risk. Shares or unit values will fluctuate and investments, when redeemed, may be worth more or less than their original cost.

The full name of this investment option is Principal International Equity Index Separate Account-Z. Principal International Equity Index investment option is available as a mutual fund and as a Separate Account that invests wholly in R6 class shares of the Principal Funds, Inc. International Equity Index R6 Fund. All voting rights associated with ownership of shares in the mutual fund are the rights of the Separate Account, not of contract holders investing in the Separate Account. For further information on the underlying mutual fund, see the prospectus of the fund (PFIEX) at http://www.principal.com/retirement/prospectuses/prospect.htm http://www.principal-funds.com/Principal?site=MF

Separate Accounts are available through a group annuity contract with Principal Life Insurance Co. Insurance products and plan administrative services, if applicable, are provided by Principal Life Insurance Company, a member of the Principal Financial Group, Des Moines, IA 50392. See the fact sheet for the full name of the Separate Account. Certain investment options may not be available in all states or U.S. commonwealths. Principal Life Insurance Company reserves the right to defer payments or transfers from Principal Life Separate Accounts as described in the group annuity contracts providing access to the Separate Accounts or as required by applicable law. Such deferment will be based on factors that may include situations such as: unstable or disorderly financial markets; investment conditions which do not allow for orderly investment transactions; or investment, liquidity, and other risks (such as those associated with general and local economic conditions). If you elect to allocate funds to a Separate Account, you may not be able to immediately withdraw them.

Before directing retirement funds to a separate account, investors should carefully consider the investment objectives, risks, charges and expenses of the separate account as well as their individual risk tolerance, time horizon and goals. For additional information contact us at 1-800-547-7754 or by visiting principal.com.

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

No reproduction or redistribution. "As is" without warranty. For use solely to evaluate the International Equity Index investment option and for no other purpose including in connection with any other security, financial product or index.

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.

Each index based investment option is invested in the stocks or bonds of the index it tracks. Performance of indexes reflects the unmanaged results for the market segment the selected stocks or bonds represent. There is no assurance an index based investment option will match the performance of the index tracked.

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.

The International Equity Index investment option described herein is indexed to an MSCI index.

The Statement of Additional Information for the underlying mutual fund contains a more detailed description of the limited relationship MSCI has with Principal and any related investments.

Investment manager/sub-advisor means either the Investment Advisor or Sub-Advisor to the investment option or the underlying asset(s). Principal Life Insurance Company is the Investment Manager as defined by ERISA, with regard to the assets of the Separate Accounts. Principal Global Investors is a member of the Principal Financial Group.

The risks associated with derivative investments include that the underlying security, interest rate, market index, or other financial asset will not move in the direction the Investment Adviser and/or Sub-Advisor anticipated, the possibility that there may be no liquid secondary market, the risk that adverse price movements in an instrument can result in a loss substantially greater than a fund's initial investment, the possibility that the counterparty may fail to perform its obligations; and the inability to close out certain hedged positions to avoid adverse tax consequences.