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NAV as on 03 Feb

₹ 80.89 by 0.97 ( 1.74%)

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Fund Size (Cr)

₹ 1744.05

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investment objective

The scheme seeks long-term capital appreciation and current income from a balanced portfolio of equity and debt securities.

Tax Implications

Returns are taxed at 15%, if you redeem before one year. After 1 year, you are required to pay LTCG tax of 10% on returns of Rs 1 lakh+ in a financial year.

Top Holdings
Top 10 Sectors %
Financial 123.81
Technology 43.21
Sovereign 38.03
Construction 29.17
Energy 27.58
Others 25.81
FMCG 22.09
Automobile 20.93
Health Care 18.05
Chemicals 12.88
Top 10 Sectors %
Crude Oil & Natural Gas 7.63
Banking 7.61
Banking 7.28
Banking 6.81
Crude Oil & Natural Gas 6.56
Banking 6.52
Others 5.87
Computer Software 5.86
Computer Software 5.68
Computer Software 5.3
Fund house details
Fund House Principal Mutual Fund
Fund Manager Ashish Aggarwal
Fund Setup Date 01 Jan 2013
Address Exchange Plaza - 2rd Floor - NSE Building, 'B' Wing-Bandra Kurla Complex, Bandra (East),
Contact 022 - 67720555, 1800 425 5600
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More About This Fund

Principal Hybrid Equity Fund belongs to the category of aggressive hybrid funds. This implies that the fund invests around 65%-80% of its assets in equity and the remaining in bonds and commodities. Principal Hybrid Fund delivers returns that are slightly lower than pure equity funds (which invest all their assets in equity and equity related securities). However, the returns also tend to fall less when the stock markets decline.

Additionally, the risk involved in this fund is lower than that in pure equity funds. Principal Hybrid Fund has invested 72.4% of its assets in equity, 23.4% in debts and the remaining 4.3% in cash and its equivalents. The top sectoral holdings of this fund include the Financial sector, FMCG, Technology, Energy and Construction.

Who should Invest in a Principal Hybrid Equity Fund?

  • The fund is suitable for conservative equity investors who wish to reap the returns of equity investments but do not have the risk appetite for it
  • Investors who are looking for long term capital growth should consider investing in this fund
  • First time equity investors must think of investing in this fund since it offers an opportunity to create wealth along with lower volatility
  • The investors who are looking for fixed income options to serve their financial needs for the present may consider investing in this fund

Taxation- How is this fund taxed?

  • If the fund’s units are sold within 1 year from the date of investment, Short Term Capital Gains (STCG) at 15% is levied on the entire amount of gains
  • If the fund’s units are sold after 1 year from the date of investment, Long Term Capital Gains Tax (LTCG) is levied on the gains at 10%. However, gains upto Rs.1 Lakh in a financial year are exempt from any tax liabilities
  • The dividends paid by the mutual fund scheme are taxed at 11.64% (inclusive of surcharge and cess). The investor does not have to pay this tax directly as it will be deducted from his/her dividend income

How to invest in Principal Hybrid Equity Fund?

Follow the given steps to get started with your SIP or Lump Sum investment into Principal Hybrid Equity Fund:

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  • Go to Investments in the Menu Bar and click on ‘Mutual Funds’
  • Scroll to ‘Hybrid’
  • Start a manual search for ‘Principal Hybrid Equity Fund’
  • Read all the details and terms of the Fund carefully
  • Select lump sum or SIP as your investment option and proceed

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Frequently Asked Questions

Ques: Who is the fund manager of this fund?

Ans: The fund is currently being managed by Bekxi Kuriakose, Ravi Gopalakrishnan, and Ashish Aggarwal. Ms.Bekxy has been managing the fund since March 2016, while Mr. Gopalakrishnan and Mr. Aggarwal have been managing the fund since July and October 2019 respectively. The fund managers maintain a portfolio which is oriented with large cap stocks and tactically allocate assets to mid cap and small cap stocks.

Ques: What is the objective of Principal Hybrid Equity Fund?

Ans: The fund seeks to offer long term capital appreciation and current income from a balanced portfolio of equity and debt securities.

Ques: What is Expense Ratio? What is the Expense Ratio of Principal Hybrid Equity Fund?

Ans: Expense Ratio is the fee charged from an investor for managing his money and allocating it to stocks that further help him earn returns from his investments. Expense Ratio of this fund has been fixed at 2.27%.

Ques: Is there any Exit Load on this fund?

Ans: The fund charges an Exit Load of 1% for units in excess of 24% of the investment, if the fund’s units are redeemed within one year of allotment. If the units are redeemed after one year from the date of allotment, no Exit Load will be applied.

Ques: Is there any lock-in period in this fund?

Ans: No, the fund does not have any lock-in period.

Ques: What is the minimum and maximum limit for investment in this fund?

Ans: While investing through the SIP mode, the minimum that must be paid is Rs.100. There is no maximum limit on the investment made.