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Principal Government Securities Fund (AD)

13.921 0.03 (0.18%)

NAV as on 19 Dec, 2014

CRISIL MF RANK

Scheme Risk Grade

  LOW RISK

LOW RISK

  • For investors looking at income with capital growth over short term.
  • Ideal for anyone looking for a fixed and safe source of income.
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Relatively Weak performance in the category

The scheme is ranked 5 in Gilt Long Term category by Crisil (for quarter ended Mar 2014) rank unchanged from last quarter. If you are invested in this scheme, its time to switch to a better performing scheme.

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Close Principal Government Securities Fund - Investment Plan has been renamed as Principal Government Securities Fund w.e.f. 23-09-2010.
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Returns (NAV as on 19 Dec, 2014)

Period Returns (%) Rank #
1 mth 2.4 59
3 mth 6.4 57
6 mth 9.3 42
1 year 14.8 58
2 year 8.8 46
3 year 8.3 34
5 year 6.7 36

# Moneycontrol Rank within 94 Gilt Long Term Schemes.

Absolute Returns (in %)

Year Qtr 1 Qtr 2 Qtr 3 Qtr 4 Annual
2014 2.1 3.2 -6.3 - -
2013 1.9 5.1 -11.1 0.7 -3.8
2012 1.4 3.4 -4.0 2.3 2.4
2011 1.6 -0.1 -3.4 1.4 -0.8
2010 0.2 1.9 -5.3 1.2 -2.3
2009 -11.2 3.2 -7.0 0.2 -13.6

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* Returns over 1 year are Annualised

Performance

Fund returns v/s Category average (Gilt Long Term)

* Returns over 1 year are Annualised
  1 mth (%) 3 mth (%) 6 mth (%) 1 yr (%) 2 yr (%) 3 yr (%) 5yr (%)
Fund Returns 2.4 6.4 9.3 14.8 8.8 8.3 6.7
Category avg 2.4 6.2 8.4 14.3 7.8 4.6 3.8
Difference of Fund returns and Category returns 0.0 0.2 0.9 0.5 1.0 3.7 2.9
Best of category 4.0 9.1 11.9 21.1 15.5 13.5 11.8
Worst of category 0.5 1.7 3.6 7.4 3.4 4.6 5.2
Principal Government Securities Fund (AD) Review by Crisil - Rating: 1 (Rank 5 out of 5)

Investment Info

Investment Objective

To generate return through investment in sovereign securities and thus provide capital gains and income distribution to its Unitholders.

Scheme details

Fund Type Open-Ended
Investment Plan Dividend
Launch date Sep 08, 2003
Benchmark I-Sec Li- BEX
Asset Size (Rs cr) 32.76 (Sep-30-2014)
Minimum Investment Rs.5000
Last Dividend Rs.0.70 (Sep-25-2012)
Bonus N.A.
Fund Manager Bekxy Kuriakose
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Notes Principal Government Securities Fund - Investment Plan has been renamed as Principal Government Securities Fund w.e.f. 23-09-2010.

Load Details

Entry Load N.A
Exit Load 0.00%
Load Comments N.A.

Contact Details

Regd. Office Principal Mutual Fund, Exchange Plaza, 'B' Wing, 2nd Floor, NSE Building, Bandra Kurla Complex, Bandra (E), Mumbai, 400 051
Tel. No. 022 - 2202 1111
Fax No. 91 22 2204 4990
Email customer@principalindia.com
Website http://www.principalindia.com/

Peer Comparison

Gilt Long Term Crisil Rank Assets (Rs.cr)
3mth (%) 6mth (%) 1yr (%) 3yr (%) 5yr (%)
ICICI Pru Long Term Gilt - Dir (G) Not Ranked
326.14 7.0 9.9 18.1 -- --
ICICI Pru Long Term Gilt (G) Rank 4
320.69 6.8 9.5 17.1 8.8 7.8
HDFC Gilt Fund - LTP - Direct (G) Not Ranked
31.77 8.0 11.0 19.0 -- --
HDFC Gilt Fund- LTP (G) Rank 3
291.84 7.9 10.8 18.6 9.7 8.3
IDFC G-Sec -Investment -Direct (G) Not Ranked
244.65 7.4 10.2 16.6 -- --
* Returns over 1 year are Annualised More »

Portfolio

Top Holdings (Nov 28, 14)

Debt Rating Value
(Rs cr)
Asset %
09.20% Government of India Security SOV 21.21 48.81
07.16% Government of India Security SOV 9.84 22.64
08.28% Government of India Security SOV 8.55 19.68
08.60% Government of India Security SOV 2.59 5.96
07.02% SDL SOV 0.30 0.69

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Sector Allocation (Nov 28, 14)

Sector %

1-Year

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Asset Allocation (%)(Nov 28, 14)

Equity 0.00
Others 0.00
Debt 97.78
Mutual Funds N.A
Money Market 0.00
Cash / Call 2.22

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Concentration

Holdings (%)
Top 5 97.78
Top 10 97.78
Sector (%)
Top 3 N.A.

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