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Principal Islamic Small Cap Opportunities Fund EPF MIS

Fund Performance

As at date : 30-11-2021
Year To Date Performance (%) 1Year (%) 3Year (%) 5year (%) Since Inception (%) NAV (MYR) Fund Size (million)
Principal Islamic Small Cap Opportunities Fund 5.80% 6.38% 42.66% 32.66% 198.44% 0.7165 280.53
Benchmark 1.96% 7.75% 30.49% 10.73% 180.06%
Benchmark : FTSE Bursa Malaysia Small Cap Shariah Index

Income Distribution History

Disclaimer : Annualised yield is calculated as the most recent monthly dividend distribution multiplied by the Fund’s dividend frequency and divided by the latest NAV.

Unit Split History

Unit Split Date Unit Split Ratio Unit Split NAV Before Unit Split NAV After
7:9 1.2684 0.7134

General Information

The Fund is a Shariah-compliant equity fund issued by Principal Malaysia. The Fund aims to seek medium to long-term growth in capital by investing principally in emerging companies listed on Bursa Securities and this must be in accordance with the Shariah principles.

This is neither a capital protected nor capital guaranteed fund.

This Fund is suitable for investors who:
  • have a medium-term to long-term investment horizon;
  • want a portfolio of exposure in Shariah-compliant equities in emerging companies listed on Bursa Securities;
  • seek capital appreciation over medium-term to long-term; and/or
  • can accept that investment returns may fluctuate over the investment period.


Fund Details

Distribution Policy

The Manager has the discretion to distribute part or all of the Fund’s distributable income. The distribution (if any) may vary from period to period depending on the investment objective and the performance of the Fund.


Investment Time Horizon



  • Medium-term refers to a period of more than one (1) year and less than three (3) years.
  • Long-term refers to a period of five (5) years or more.


Initial Investment

Non-Regular Savings Plan ("RSP") and RSP: MYR500 or such other amount as the Manager may decide from time to time.


Additional Investment

Non-Regular Savings Plan ("RSP") and RSP: MYR200 or such other amount as the Manager may decide from time to time.


Cooling off period

For first time investor investing with us, You have six (6) Business Days from the date the completed application is received and accepted by the Manager or our Distributors to reconsider its appropriateness and suitability for your investment needs. Within this period, you may withdraw your investment at the same NAV per unit when the units were purchased. The Manager will refund the investment amount including the Application Fee (if any) to you within ten (10) calendar days from the day the Manager receive the complete documentations. Please note that the cooling-off right is only given to first time investor investing with us. However, Principal Malaysia’s staff and person(s) registered with a body approved by the SC to deal in unit trust are not entitled to the cooling-off right.
If the Fund is an EPF-MIS approved fund and you have invested via EPF-MIS, your cooling-off right is subject to EPF’s terms and conditions.


Minimum Withdrawal

400 units or such other number of units as the Manager may decide from time to time.


Launch Date

30 April 2003


Fund Partner

  • AmInvestment Bank Berhad
  • CIMB Bank Berhad
  • CIMB Islamic Bank Berhad
  • CIMB Private Banking
  • Principal Distributors
  • Hong Leong Bank Berhad
  • IFAST Capital Sdn Bhd
  • Kenanga Investment Bank Berhad
  • Phillip Mutual Berhad
  • RHB Bank Berhad
  • United Overseas Bank (Malaysia) Bhd
  • UOB Kay Hian Securities (M) Sdn Bhd

Click here to know more about our fund partner(s). 


Fund Fees

Application Fees

Up to 6.50% of the NAV per unit.


Annual Fees

Management Fee: Up to 1.85% per annum of the NAV of the Fund.

Trustee Fee: Up to 0.06% per annum includes local custodian fee but excludes foreign sub-custodian fees and charges (if any) of the NAV of the Fund.


Switching Fees

Switching is treated as a withdrawal from the Fund and an investment into another Principal Malaysia’s fund. You may be charged a Switching Fee equal to the difference (if any) between the Application Fees of these two (2) funds when you switch from one fund to another. In addition, the Manager may impose a MYR100 administrative fee for every switch. You may negotiate to lower the Switching Fee and/or administrative fee.