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PMFNX Principal MidCap S&P 400 Index R2

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Fund PMFNX Principal MidCap S&P 400 Index R2 IJH iShares Core S&P Mid-Cap IVOO Vanguard S&P Mid-Cap 400 ETF  
100% 99% 99%
Annual Fees
(0.91% Exp. Ratio)
(0.07% Exp. Ratio)
(0.15% Exp. Ratio)
Future Est. Balance in 30 yrs
Assuming 5.72% annual return
$40,375.21 $52,011.16 $50,776.41
Est. savings over 30 yrs +$11,635.95 +$10,401.20
As of 9/30/16
1 YR RETURN 14.19%
3 YR 8.33%
5 YR 15.41%
10 YR 8.10%
1 YR RETURN 15.25%
3 YR 9.26%
5 YR 16.39%
10 YR 8.99%
1 YR RETURN 15.19%
3 YR 9.21%
5 YR 16.35%
10 YR --
The investment seeks long-term growth of capital. Under normal circumstances, the fund invests at least 80% of its net assets, plus any borrowings for investment purposes, in equity securities of companies that compose the Standard & Poor's ("S&P") MidCap 400 Index at the time of purchase. The index is designed to represent U.S. equities with risk/return characteristics of the mid cap universe. As of December 31, 2015, the market capitalization range of the companies comprising the index was between approximately $661.0 million and $12.6 billion.
The investment seeks to track the investment results of the S&P MidCap 400® (the "underlying index"), which measures the performance of the mid-capitalization sector of the U.S. equity market. The fund generally invests at least 90% of its assets in securities of the underlying index and in depositary receipts representing securities of the underlying index. It may invest the remainder of its assets in certain futures, options and swap contracts, cash and cash equivalents, as well as in securities not included in the underlying index, but which the advisor believes will help the fund track the underlying index.
The investment seeks to track the performance of a benchmark index that measures the investment return of mid-capitalization stocks in the United States. The fund employs an indexing investment approach designed to track the performance of the S&P MidCap 400® Index. The index measures the performance of mid-capitalization stocks in the United States. The Advisor attempts to replicate the target index by investing all, or substantially all, of its assets in the stocks that make up the index, holding each stock in approximately the same proportion as its weighting in the index.

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