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Principal Tax-Exempt Bond Fund Class A – PTEAX Fund Overview

Last PriceToday's Change52-Week RangeTrading Volume
7.48-0.01 (-0.13%)7.26 - 7.490.0

Market data as of 6:05PM 02/10/16. Quotes are delayed by at least 15 min.

Overview - PTEAX

The investment seeks to provide a high level of income that is exempt from federal income tax while protecting investors' capital. Under normal circumstances, the fund invests at least 80% of its net assets, plus any borrowings for investment purposes, in tax-exempt bonds at the time of each purchase. It may invest up to 20% of its assets in below investment grade bonds which are rated at the time of purchase Ba1 or lower by Moody's and BB+ or lower by S&P. The fund maintains an average portfolio duration that is within ±50% of the duration of the Barclays Municipal Bond Index.

Growth of $10,000 (10 Years)

Total Return5.51%
Yield (Trailing 12 Mo.)3.58%
Expense Ratio0.81%
Front Load3.75%
Deferred LoadNone
Minimum Investment$1,000
Management Tenure3 Years
Fund Inception01/03/1977

Trailing Total Returns - PTEAX

as of 01/31/2016
TimeframePTEAXS&P 500Muni National Interm
1 Month0.95%-4.96%1.05%
3 Month2.50%-6.18%2.01%
1 Year3.00%-0.67%1.97%
3 Year3.54%11.30%2.60%
5 Year6.59%10.91%4.92%
10 Year4.37%6.48%3.93%
Since Inception5.51%10.33%--

Sector Allocation - PTEAX

as of 01/31/2016
Basic Materials--
Consumer Cyclical--
Financial Services--
Real Estate--
Consumer Defensive--
Communication Services--

Asset Allocation - PTEAX

as of 01/31/2016
By PercentShort0%LongNet
Foreign Stock--
Foreign Bond--
Total Net Assets$290.92M
Total Stock Holdings0
Total Bond Holdings199

Bond Credit Quality - PTEAX

as of 01/31/2016
Below B0.00%
Not Rated7.14%

Top Ten Holdings - PTEAX

as of 01/31/2016
CompanyYTD Return% of Assets
Golden St Tob Securitization C Tob 5.75%--3.09%
Illinois St Toll Hwy Auth 5%--1.89%
South Carolina St Pub Svcs Aut Rev 5.25%--1.61%
Liberty N Y Dev Corp Rev Rev Bds 5.25%--1.54%
Iowa Fin Auth 5%--1.51%
Milwaukee Cnty Wis Arpt Rev Arpt 5.25%--1.48%
Mohegan Tribal Fin Auth 7%--1.47%
J P Morgan Chase Putters / Dri Ctfs--1.38%
Illinois St Go Bds 5.5%--1.34%
Salt Verde Finl Corp Sr Gas Re Senior 5%--1.24%

Valuation & Growth - PTEAX

as of 01/31/2016
ValuationPTEAXCategory Range
Price/Cash Flow--
Dividend Yield
LT Earnings
Historical Earnings
Sales Growth
Cash-Flow Growth
Book-Value Growth
Key:  Lo 

Morningstar Summary - PTEAX, 3 Year

Rate Sensitivity
Ratingvs Category
ReturnAbove Avg
Key:  Lo 

Tax Analysis - PTEAX, 3 Year Avg

Pretax Return3.54%
Tax-adjusted Return2.22%
Tax Cost Ratio0.00%
Potential Cap Gains0.46%

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