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Principal Low Duration Fund

Principal Low Duration Fund

Regular PlanGrowth Option

Fund Performance

Lumpsum

SIP

-1.12

as on 18 Jan 2022

3 Years

Investment of ₹ 10,000 in this fund 3 Years back would be ₹ 9,667 today.

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NAV Performance

Principal Low Duration Fund performance graph for last 3 years
Performance of Principal Low Duration Fund for last 3 Years

Fund Information

  • ₹ 2,807.141

    as on 18 Jan 2022
  • Regular - Growth

  • -

  • ₹ 5,000

  • ₹ 58 Cr.

    as on 18 Jan 2022
  • 0.54%

    since 30 Nov 2021
  • 14 Sep 2004

  • Debt - Low Duration Fund

  • CRISIL 10 Year Gilt Index

  • Principal Mutual Fund

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Highlights of this fund

Principal Low Duration Fund is an Open-ended Debt Fund. The fund belongs to Low Duration 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 14 Sep 2004. This fund is offered by one of the top AMC (Assets Management Company) Principal Mutual Fund. You can also view here all other Debt funds offered by Principal Mutual Fund.

Latest NAV of the fund is ₹ 2,807.141 as on 18 Jan 2022.

This fund has 17 years of track record. Since 30 Nov 2021 expense ratio of this fund is 0.54%. Ideally you shoulds compare this fund with the benchmark CRISIL 10 Year Gilt Index.

You can invest in this fund in SIP with the minimum investment of ₹ 2,000. Lumpsum invest is offered with minimum investment of ₹ 5,000.

Fund Objective

To generate regular income & Capital appreciation through investments in debt securities and money market instruments.

List of Fund Managers of Principal Low Duration Fund

  • About Bekxy Kuriakose

    Picture of Bekxy KuriakoseBekxy Kuriakose has over 18 years of experience in dealing, research and fund management. Having primarily managed Fixed Income funds, she has worked as Asst. Vice President with L&T Mutual Fund, and as a Fund Manager with Reliance Life Insurance and SBI Mutual Fund. Kuriakose holds a graduate degree in Economics (Hons) and a PGDM from IIM Bangalore.

Riskometer : Risk associated with this fund

Investors understand that their principal will be at Moderately Low Risk

Fund Return Comparison

Fund Name 1 Week 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 0.11% 0.36% 0.98% 10.19% 11.79% 8.92% 6.91% 6.98% 8.16% 11.00% 8.74% 7.13% 6.61% 7.54%
Category Average 0.08% 0.29% 0.75% 2.28% 3.92% 4.59% 4.26% 5.39% 6.75% 3.85% 4.62% 4.69% 4.97% 6.12%
Principal Low Duration Fund 0.07%₹ 10,007 0.30%₹ 10,029 0.78%₹ 10,077 1.59%₹ 10,159 3.56%₹ 10,355 3.37%₹ 12,218 4.65%₹ 10,953 4.10%₹ 25,033 -1.12%₹ 9,667 2.83%₹ 37,596 1.97%₹ 11,026 1.55%₹ 62,409 5.35%₹ 16,840 3.65%₹ 1,44,571
ICICI Prudential Savings Fund 0.10%₹ 10,009 0.14%₹ 10,014 0.39%₹ 10,038 1.89%₹ 10,189 3.80%₹ 10,380 3.72%₹ 12,241 6.02%₹ 11,243 4.93%₹ 25,243 6.91%₹ 12,220 5.84%₹ 39,347 6.98%₹ 14,011 6.61%₹ 70,918 8.16%₹ 21,920 7.54%₹ 1,77,024
HDFC Low Duration Fund 0.09%₹ 10,009 0.27%₹ 10,026 0.66%₹ 10,065 1.76%₹ 10,176 3.76%₹ 10,375 3.68%₹ 12,238 5.81%₹ 11,198 4.76%₹ 25,202 6.48%₹ 12,075 5.56%₹ 39,179 6.44%₹ 13,661 6.19%₹ 70,175 7.41%₹ 20,446 6.92%₹ 1,71,326
Axis Treasury Advantage Fund 0.10%₹ 10,010 0.35%₹ 10,035 0.85%₹ 10,084 1.84%₹ 10,183 3.94%₹ 10,394 3.82%₹ 12,247 5.46%₹ 11,124 4.51%₹ 25,137 6.51%₹ 12,083 5.37%₹ 39,070 6.67%₹ 13,814 6.25%₹ 70,282 7.78%₹ 21,170 7.14%₹ 1,73,294
Aditya Birla Sun Life Low Duration Fund 0.10%₹ 10,009 0.36%₹ 10,035 0.74%₹ 10,073 1.68%₹ 10,167 3.75%₹ 10,375 3.64%₹ 12,236 5.52%₹ 11,137 4.46%₹ 25,126 6.35%₹ 12,030 5.33%₹ 39,041 6.51%₹ 13,709 6.14%₹ 70,077 7.60%₹ 20,817 7.01%₹ 1,72,199
IDFC Low Duration Fund 0.08%₹ 10,008 0.26%₹ 10,025 0.78%₹ 10,078 1.64%₹ 10,164 3.71%₹ 10,371 3.48%₹ 12,226 5.09%₹ 11,047 4.11%₹ 25,037 6.14%₹ 11,957 4.99%₹ 38,846 6.50%₹ 13,700 5.93%₹ 69,714 7.89%₹ 21,389 7.10%₹ 1,72,963

Portfolio Holdings

Portfolio holdings pattern of Principal Low Duration Fund as on 19 Jan 2022 are listed below:

  • Equity Holdings:

    0.00%
  • Debt Holdings:

    87.82%
  • Others Holdings:

    12.18%

Top Debt Instrument Type holdings of Principal Low Duration Fund

Instrument TypeHolding PercentageHolding Values in Crore
GOI 40.18% ₹ 24.74 Cr.
NCD & Bonds 33.85% ₹ 20.83 Cr.
T-Bills 8.96% ₹ 5.52 Cr.
CD 3.21% ₹ 1.98 Cr.
CP 1.62% ₹ 1.00 Cr.
Others 12.18% -

Top Debt Holdings of Principal Low Duration Fund

Name of Debt InstrumentHolding PercentageHolding Values in Crore
Bond - Govt of India 40.18% ₹ 24.74 Cr.
Bond - T-Bill 8.96% ₹ 5.52 Cr.
Bond - Housing Development Finance Corporation Ltd. 6.52% ₹ 4.01 Cr.
Bond - National Housing Bank 4.99% ₹ 3.07 Cr.
Bond - Indian Oil Corporation Ltd. 4.90% ₹ 3.02 Cr.
Others 34.45%

Other Holdings

Holding TypeHolding Percentage
TREPS 9.85%
Net Receivables 2.33%