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Principal Dividend Yield Fund

Principal Dividend Yield Fund

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Fund Performance

Lumpsum

SIP

13.38

as on 18 Jun 2021

3 Years

Investment of ₹ 10,000 in this fund 3 Years back would be ₹ 14,580 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

  • ₹ 76.970

    as on 18 Jun 2021
  • Regular - Growth

  • -

  • ₹ 5,000

  • ₹ 187 Cr.

    as on 18 Jun 2021
  • 2.6%

    since 31 Dec 2020
  • 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 ₹ 76.970 as on 18 Jun 2021.

This fund has 16 years of track record. Since 31 Dec 2020 expense ratio of this fund is 2.6%. 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 7.12% 15.69% 28.87% 79.96% 25.20% 14.36% 17.23% 13.74% 77.44% 47.37% 30.55% 19.49% 15.78%
Category Average 5.23% 11.50% 22.02% 63.30% 21.12% 12.25% 14.53% 12.23% 59.07% 38.39% 25.47% 16.44% 14.14%
Principal Dividend Yield Fund 4.54%₹ 10,453 10.27%₹ 11,027 19.59%₹ 11,959 57.85%₹ 15,785 52.06%₹ 15,155 20.59%₹ 14,550 35.93%₹ 33,557 13.38%₹ 14,580 24.28%₹ 51,223 17.23%₹ 22,162 17.55%₹ 92,971 13.17%₹ 34,500 15.29%₹ 2,67,273
Templeton India Equity Income Fund 7.12%₹ 10,711 13.78%₹ 11,377 28.87%₹ 12,886 79.96%₹ 17,996 77.44%₹ 16,576 25.20%₹ 15,685 47.37%₹ 36,842 14.36%₹ 14,959 30.55%₹ 55,757 16.54%₹ 21,514 19.49%₹ 97,496 13.74%₹ 36,278 15.78%₹ 2,74,321
UTI Dividend Yield Fund 5.08%₹ 10,507 12.63%₹ 11,263 22.25%₹ 12,224 60.51%₹ 16,050 56.15%₹ 15,388 20.61%₹ 14,554 37.09%₹ 33,885 13.94%₹ 14,797 24.78%₹ 51,576 14.77%₹ 19,926 17.12%₹ 92,016 11.56%₹ 29,886 13.69%₹ 2,45,233
Aditya Birla Sun Life Dividend Yield Fund 5.98%₹ 10,597 15.69%₹ 11,568 22.10%₹ 12,210 60.30%₹ 16,029 58.65%₹ 15,529 20.83%₹ 14,606 37.56%₹ 34,018 10.32%₹ 13,430 24.07%₹ 51,077 11.43%₹ 17,189 13.98%₹ 85,170 10.44%₹ 27,020 11.79%₹ 2,21,552
ICICI Prudential Dividend Yield Equity Fund 5.12%₹ 10,511 8.37%₹ 10,837 25.08%₹ 12,508 69.49%₹ 16,949 67.13%₹ 16,007 16.82%₹ 13,652 39.49%₹ 34,567 9.26%₹ 13,047 23.66%₹ 50,791 12.66%₹ 18,158 14.08%₹ 85,381 - -
IDBI Dividend Yield Fund 3.55%₹ 10,354 8.28%₹ 10,827 14.23%₹ 11,423 51.70%₹ 15,170 43.01%₹ 14,633 22.64%₹ 15,049 32.90%₹ 32,706 - - - - - -

Portfolio Holdings

Portfolio holdings pattern of Principal Dividend Yield Fund as on 19 Jun 2021 are listed below:

  • Equity Holdings:

    99.54%
  • Debt Holdings:

    0.02%
  • Others Holdings:

    0.44%

Top Sector Holdings of Principal Dividend Yield Fund

Name of SectorHolding PercentageHolding Values in Crore
Computers - software 16.37% ₹ 32.66 Cr.
Banks 12.39% ₹ 24.70 Cr.
Refineries/marketing 7.61% ₹ 15.20 Cr.
Chemicals - speciality 7.13% ₹ 14.21 Cr.
Cigarettes 6.28% ₹ 12.52 Cr.
Others 50.22% -

Top Stock Holdings of Principal Dividend Yield Fund

Name of StocksHolding PercentageHolding Values in Crore
Infosys Ltd. 7.41% ₹ 14.78 Cr.
Tata Consultancy Services Ltd. 7.29% ₹ 14.55 Cr.
Reliance Industries Ltd. 5.79% ₹ 11.56 Cr.
Ultratech Cement Ltd. 5.68% ₹ 11.32 Cr.
Gujarat Gas Ltd. 4.96% ₹ 9.89 Cr.
Others 68.87% -

Top Debt Instrument Type holdings of Principal Dividend Yield Fund

Instrument TypeHolding PercentageHolding Values in Crore
T-Bills 0.02% ₹ .03 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% ₹ .03 Cr.
Others 99.98%

Other Holdings

Holding TypeHolding Percentage
TREPS 0.92%
Net Receivables -0.48%