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Principal Dividend Yield Fund

Principal Dividend Yield Fund

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Fund Performance

Lumpsum

SIP

17.73

as on 26 Nov 2021

3 Years

Investment of ₹ 10,000 in this fund 3 Years back would be ₹ 16,323 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

  • ₹ 83.250

    as on 26 Nov 2021
  • Regular - Growth

  • -

  • ₹ 5,000

  • ₹ 218 Cr.

    as on 26 Nov 2021
  • 2.59%

    since 31 May 2021
  • 18 Oct 2004

  • Equity - Dividend Yield Fund

  • Nifty Dividend Opportunities 50 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 ₹ 83.250 as on 26 Nov 2021.

This fund has 17 years of track record. Since 31 May 2021 expense ratio of this fund is 2.59%. Ideally you shoulds compare this fund with the benchmark Nifty Dividend Opportunities 50 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 Moderately 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 -2.59% 6.92% 18.73% 57.32% 32.16% 22.29% 17.37% 16.65% 45.56% 48.69% 34.06% 21.48% 16.72%
Category Average -3.82% 4.21% 15.38% 45.22% 26.98% 18.79% 15.42% 14.57% 35.47% 40.27% 29.27% 18.50% 15.03%
Principal Dividend Yield Fund -4.31%₹ 9,569 0.68%₹ 10,067 12.59%₹ 11,259 36.97%₹ 13,696 26.48%₹ 13,661 24.13%₹ 15,416 34.36%₹ 33,130 17.73%₹ 16,323 26.00%₹ 52,469 17.21%₹ 22,140 18.17%₹ 94,441 15.54%₹ 42,452 15.87%₹ 2,75,812
Templeton India Equity Income Fund -2.59%₹ 9,740 6.85%₹ 10,685 17.83%₹ 11,782 54.35%₹ 15,434 41.79%₹ 14,573 32.16%₹ 17,480 48.69%₹ 37,253 22.29%₹ 18,297 34.06%₹ 58,441 17.37%₹ 22,296 21.48%₹ 1,02,350 16.65%₹ 46,711 16.72%₹ 2,88,675
UTI Dividend Yield Fund -4.62%₹ 9,537 1.71%₹ 10,170 15.77%₹ 11,576 45.65%₹ 14,565 35.00%₹ 14,172 26.83%₹ 16,097 39.21%₹ 34,505 19.58%₹ 17,107 28.44%₹ 54,230 16.39%₹ 21,372 19.20%₹ 96,848 13.73%₹ 36,252 14.91%₹ 2,61,957
ICICI Prudential Dividend Yield Equity Fund -4.66%₹ 9,534 6.92%₹ 10,692 18.73%₹ 11,872 57.32%₹ 15,731 45.56%₹ 14,793 28.15%₹ 16,433 47.17%₹ 36,806 17.30%₹ 16,145 31.00%₹ 56,121 14.19%₹ 19,427 17.94%₹ 93,911 - -
Aditya Birla Sun Life Dividend Yield Fund -3.66%₹ 9,633 3.25%₹ 10,324 13.26%₹ 11,326 41.11%₹ 14,110 33.08%₹ 14,058 24.98%₹ 15,629 36.89%₹ 33,845 17.09%₹ 16,058 26.83%₹ 53,060 11.94%₹ 17,589 15.70%₹ 88,887 12.38%₹ 32,155 12.60%₹ 2,31,445
IDBI Dividend Yield Fund -3.09%₹ 9,691 5.87%₹ 10,586 14.13%₹ 11,413 35.90%₹ 13,589 30.93%₹ 13,929 25.62%₹ 15,791 35.31%₹ 33,398 - - - - - -

Portfolio Holdings

Portfolio holdings pattern of Principal Dividend Yield Fund as on 29 Nov 2021 are listed below:

  • Equity Holdings:

    97.82%
  • Debt Holdings:

    0.03%
  • Others Holdings:

    2.15%

Top Sector Holdings of Principal Dividend Yield Fund

Name of SectorHolding PercentageHolding Values in Crore
Computers - Software 15.84% ₹ 37.44 Cr.
Banks 13.07% ₹ 30.91 Cr.
Refineries/Marketing 8.30% ₹ 19.62 Cr.
Chemicals - Speciality 7.27% ₹ 17.19 Cr.
Cement 5.43% ₹ 12.83 Cr.
Others 50.09% -

Top Stock Holdings of Principal Dividend Yield Fund

Name of StocksHolding PercentageHolding Values in Crore
Infosys Ltd. 7.62% ₹ 18.01 Cr.
Tata Consultancy Services Ltd. 6.58% ₹ 15.55 Cr.
Reliance Industries Ltd. 6.19% ₹ 14.63 Cr.
ICICI Bank Ltd. 5.74% ₹ 13.56 Cr.
Ultratech Cement Ltd. 5.43% ₹ 12.83 Cr.
Others 68.44% -

Top Debt Instrument Type holdings of Principal Dividend Yield Fund

Instrument TypeHolding PercentageHolding Values in Crore
T-Bills 0.02% ₹ .05 Cr.
NCD & Bonds 0.01% ₹ .01 Cr.
Others 99.97% -

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. 0.01% ₹ .01 Cr.
Others 99.97%

Other Holdings

Holding TypeHolding Percentage
TREPS 2.31%
Net Receivables -0.16%