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Principal Small Cap Fund

Principal Small Cap Fund

Regular PlanGrowth Option

Fund Performance

Lumpsum

SIP

73.08

as on 30 Dec 2021

1 Year

Investment of ₹ 10,000 in this fund 1 Year back would be ₹ 17,307 today.

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NAV Performance

Principal Small Cap Fund performance graph for last 3 years
Performance of Principal Small Cap Fund for last 3 Years

Fund Information

  • ₹ 24.560

    as on 30 Dec 2021
  • Regular - Growth

  • -

  • ₹ 5,000

  • ₹ 513 Cr.

    as on 30 Nov 2021
  • 2.48%

  • 13 May 2019

  • Equity - Small Cap Fund

  • Nifty 50

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  • Principal Small Cap Fund - Regular Plan - Growth charges 1.0% of sell value; if fund sold before 365 days. There are no other charges.

Highlights of this fund

Principal Small Cap Fund is an Open-ended Equity Fund. The fund belongs to Small Cap 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 13 May 2019. 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 ₹ 24.560 as on 30 Dec 2021.

This fund has 3 years of track record. Since 30 Nov 2021 expense ratio of this fund is 2.48%. Ideally you shoulds compare this fund with the benchmark Nifty 50.

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 generate long term capital appreciation by predominantly investing in equity and equity related instruments of small cap companies.

List of Fund Managers of Principal Small Cap Fund

  • About Siddarth Mohta

    Picture of Siddarth MohtaSiddarth has been a part of Principal Mutual Fund since 2009. He has over 14 years of experience in Finance and Stock Markets. Prior to joining Principal, he worked as an Analyst in Adventity Global Services, ICRA Management Consulting Services, and Polaris Software Ltd. Mohta is a B.Com and a Post Graduate Diploma in Management in Finance and Certified in Financial Risk Management
  • 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 5.70% 8.58% 25.76% 73.08% 54.78% 51.73% 17.91% 24.19% 26.07% 28.48% 50.44% 27.63% 24.20%
Category Average 2.15% 3.49% 14.78% 9.91% 34.94% 30.56% 11.88% 18.39% 13.87% 20.35% 33.26% 22.10% 18.02%
Principal Small Cap Fund 3.32%₹ 10,332 8.58%₹ 10,857 25.76%₹ 12,575 - - - - - - - - - -
Kotak Small Cap Fund 0.81%₹ 10,081 -1.02%₹ 9,898 8.06%₹ 10,806 0.21%₹ 10,020 4.73%₹ 12,306 33.52%₹ 17,869 16.07%₹ 28,135 31.80%₹ 22,932 32.40%₹ 57,153 15.50%₹ 20,566 25.16%₹ 1,11,838 18.97%₹ 56,837 20.25%₹ 3,49,251
Nippon India Small Cap Fund 3.43%₹ 10,342 5.73%₹ 10,573 18.79%₹ 11,878 15.58%₹ 11,558 21.92%₹ 13,383 42.23%₹ 20,288 28.18%₹ 31,406 35.04%₹ 24,664 39.88%₹ 62,994 16.02%₹ 21,029 27.63%₹ 1,18,652 24.19%₹ 87,404 24.20%₹ 4,32,682
Axis Small Cap Fund 1.94%₹ 10,194 3.10%₹ 10,309 12.67%₹ 11,267 8.32%₹ 10,832 12.72%₹ 12,812 31.33%₹ 17,287 20.30%₹ 29,263 27.10%₹ 20,557 29.60%₹ 55,062 17.91%₹ 22,801 24.80%₹ 1,10,884 - -
Quant Small Cap Fund 5.14%₹ 10,514 8.46%₹ 10,845 17.69%₹ 11,768 12.56%₹ 11,255 21.26%₹ 13,343 47.59%₹ 21,853 28.48%₹ 31,490 51.73%₹ 35,013 50.44%₹ 71,897 - - - -
HDFC Small Cap Fund 4.58%₹ 10,458 5.95%₹ 10,594 18.87%₹ 11,887 10.44%₹ 11,044 20.89%₹ 13,320 36.95%₹ 18,804 23.36%₹ 30,088 27.35%₹ 20,682 34.00%₹ 58,371 12.73%₹ 18,211 21.83%₹ 1,03,218 - -

Portfolio Holdings

Portfolio holdings pattern of Principal Small Cap Fund as on 01 Dec 2022 are listed below:

  • Equity Holdings:

    93.89%
  • Debt Holdings:

    0.03%
  • Others Holdings:

    6.08%

Top Sector Holdings of Principal Small Cap Fund

Name of SectorHolding PercentageHolding Values in Crore
Computers - Software 11.80% ₹ 60.54 Cr.
Banks 6.24% ₹ 32.01 Cr.
Logistics solution provider 5.05% ₹ 25.88 Cr.
Auto ancillaries 5.04% ₹ 25.85 Cr.
Cement 4.41% ₹ 22.60 Cr.
Others 67.46% -

Top Stock Holdings of Principal Small Cap Fund

Name of StocksHolding PercentageHolding Values in Crore
Persistent Systems Ltd. 3.28% ₹ 16.80 Cr.
Indian Energy Exchange Ltd. 2.97% ₹ 15.21 Cr.
Transport Corporation Of India Ltd. 2.81% ₹ 14.41 Cr.
KPIT Technologies Ltd. 2.75% ₹ 14.11 Cr.
KEI Industries Ltd. 2.75% ₹ 14.10 Cr.
Others 85.44% -

Top Debt Instrument Type holdings of Principal Small Cap Fund

Instrument TypeHolding PercentageHolding Values in Crore
T-Bills 0.03% ₹ .15 Cr.
Others 99.97% -

Top Debt Holdings of Principal Small Cap Fund

Name of Debt InstrumentHolding PercentageHolding Values in Crore
Bond - T-Bill 0.03% ₹ .15 Cr.
Others 99.97%

Other Holdings

Holding TypeHolding Percentage
TREPS 6.91%
Net Receivables -0.83%