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Principal Dividend Yield Fund

Principal Dividend Yield Fund

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Fund Performance

Lumpsum

SIP

18.88

as on 05 Dec 2022

3 Years

Investment of ₹ 10,000 in this fund 3 Years back would be ₹ 16,807 today.

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NAV Performance

Principal Dividend Yield Fund performance graph for last 3 years
Performance of Principal Dividend Yield Fund for last 3 Years

Fund Information

  • ₹ 90.476

    as on 05 Dec 2022
  • Regular - Growth

  • -

  • ₹ 5,000

  • ₹ 231 Cr.

    as on 31 Dec 2021
  • 2.62%

  • 18 Oct 2004

  • Equity - Dividend Yield Fund

  • Nifty 500 TRI

  • Principal Mutual Fund

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  • Principal Dividend Yield Fund - Growth charges 1.0% of sell value; if fund sold before 365 days. There are no other charges.

Highlights of this fund

Principal Dividend Yield Fund is an Open-ended Equity Fund. The fund belongs to Dividend Yield Fund category, where the investment is done in predominantly in stocks that are listed on Stock Exchanges like the Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE) or the National Stock Exchange (NSE) in India as well as Global stock exchanges like the Dow Jones, London Stock Exchange or LSE etc. This fund was started on 18 Oct 2004. This fund is offered by one of the top AMC (Assets Management Company) Principal Mutual Fund. You can also view here all other Equity funds offered by Principal Mutual Fund.

Latest NAV of the fund is ₹ 90.476 as on 05 Dec 2022.

This fund has 18 years of track record. Since 30 Nov 2021 expense ratio of this fund is 2.62%. Ideally you shoulds compare this fund with the benchmark Nifty 500 TRI.

You can invest in this fund in SIP with the minimum investment of ₹ 500. Lumpsum invest is offered with minimum investment of ₹ 5,000.

Fund Objective

To provide capital appreciation and or dividend distribution by investing predominantly in a well-diversified portfolio of companies that have a relatively high dividend yield.The Fund is defining dividend yield as high if it is in excess of 1.5 times that of the prevailing dividend-yield of the NSE Nifty.

List of Fund Managers of Principal Dividend Yield Fund

  • About Ravi Gopalakrishnan

    Picture of Ravi GopalakrishnanMr. Gopalakrishnan is an MBA from Bradley University, USA and Masters in Finance (Investments) from Drexel University, USA. Prior to joining Principal Mutual Fund, he has worked with Canara Robeco AMC, PGIM India Mutual Fund, Hudson Fairfax Group,USA, and Sun F & C Asset Management Ltd.

Riskometer : Risk associated with this fund

Investors understand that their principal will be at Very High Risk

Fund Return Comparison

Fund Name 1 Month 3 Months 6 Months 1 Year 2 Years 3 Years 5 Years 10 Years 1 Year 2 Years 3 Years 5 Years 10 Years
Category Best 6.30% 9.52% 17.13% 15.93% 32.00% 24.57% 13.67% 14.64% 23.80% 23.49% 30.37% 20.34% 15.81%
Category Average 3.63% 5.67% 11.95% 8.39% 23.75% 20.84% 11.67% 12.94% 15.84% 16.13% 23.24% 17.85% 14.06%
Principal Dividend Yield Fund 2.78%₹ 10,278 5.18%₹ 10,518 10.79%₹ 11,079 7.21%₹ 10,721 14.68%₹ 12,932 20.06%₹ 14,420 13.25%₹ 27,386 18.88%₹ 16,807 20.06%₹ 48,311 11.90%₹ 17,547 16.26%₹ 90,084 13.44%₹ 35,314 14.77%₹ 2,59,826
Templeton India Equity Income Fund 4.34%₹ 10,433 4.19%₹ 10,419 6.65%₹ 10,664 9.73%₹ 10,973 13.15%₹ 12,836 28.42%₹ 16,502 17.60%₹ 28,529 24.57%₹ 19,341 27.25%₹ 53,327 13.67%₹ 18,979 20.34%₹ 99,526 14.64%₹ 39,221 15.81%₹ 2,74,758
ICICI Prudential Dividend Yield Equity Fund 3.61%₹ 10,361 7.57%₹ 10,756 14.48%₹ 11,447 15.93%₹ 11,592 22.14%₹ 13,391 32.00%₹ 17,436 23.49%₹ 30,107 23.93%₹ 19,045 30.37%₹ 55,603 11.04%₹ 16,889 20.12%₹ 99,009 - -
Aditya Birla Sun Life Dividend Yield Fund 6.30%₹ 10,630 9.52%₹ 10,952 17.13%₹ 11,712 11.74%₹ 11,173 23.80%₹ 13,492 24.35%₹ 15,472 19.41%₹ 29,011 20.78%₹ 17,629 24.31%₹ 51,233 9.87%₹ 16,013 17.46%₹ 92,783 11.62%₹ 30,025 12.69%₹ 2,32,540
IDBI Dividend Yield Fund 1.52%₹ 10,152 3.33%₹ 10,332 14.20%₹ 11,420 4.77%₹ 10,477 13.28%₹ 12,844 18.04%₹ 13,939 12.85%₹ 27,279 18.90%₹ 16,816 19.15%₹ 47,700 - - - -
UTI Dividend Yield Fund 3.25%₹ 10,324 4.21%₹ 10,421 8.46%₹ 10,846 0.94%₹ 10,094 7.97%₹ 12,511 19.62%₹ 14,314 10.15%₹ 26,579 17.97%₹ 16,425 18.27%₹ 47,111 11.89%₹ 17,544 15.09%₹ 87,545 12.06%₹ 31,253 12.96%₹ 2,35,897

Portfolio Holdings

Portfolio holdings pattern of Principal Dividend Yield Fund as on 07 Dec 2022 are listed below:

  • Equity Holdings:

    95.65%
  • Debt Holdings:

    0.02%
  • Others Holdings:

    4.32%

Top Sector Holdings of Principal Dividend Yield Fund

Name of SectorHolding PercentageHolding Values in Crore
Computers - Software 17.08% ₹ 41.97 Cr.
Banks 11.58% ₹ 28.47 Cr.
Refineries/Marketing 7.56% ₹ 19.51 Cr.
Chemicals - Speciality 7.42% ₹ 18.24 Cr.
Cement 5.19% ₹ 12.75 Cr.
Others 51.17% -

Top Stock Holdings of Principal Dividend Yield Fund

Name of StocksHolding PercentageHolding Values in Crore
Infosys Ltd. 8.30% ₹ 20.39 Cr.
Tata Consultancy Services Ltd. 6.96% ₹ 17.11 Cr.
Reliance Industries Ltd. 5.93% ₹ 14.57 Cr.
Ultratech Cement Ltd. 5.19% ₹ 12.75 Cr.
ICICI Bank Ltd. 5.09% ₹ 12.52 Cr.
Others 68.53% -

Top Debt Instrument Type holdings of Principal Dividend Yield Fund

Instrument TypeHolding PercentageHolding Values in Crore
T-Bills 0.02% ₹ .05 Cr.
NCD & Bonds 0.00% ₹ .01 Cr.
Others 99.98% -

Top Debt Holdings of Principal Dividend Yield Fund

Name of Debt InstrumentHolding PercentageHolding Values in Crore
Bond - T-Bill 0.02% ₹ .05 Cr.
Bond - Britannia Industries Ltd. 0.00% ₹ .01 Cr.
Others 99.98%

Other Holdings

Holding TypeHolding Percentage
Net Receivables 4.32%