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Principal Small Cap Opportunities Fund EPF MIS

Fund Performance

As at date : 30-06-2024
Fund
Year To Date Performance (%) 1Year (%) 3Year (%) 5year (%) Since Inception (%) NAV (MYR) Fund Size (million)
Principal Small Cap Opportunities Fund 24.32% 34.07% 23.99% 60.49% 415.62% 0.7366 140.11
Benchmark 17.96% 29.89% 25.07% 48.43% 208.23%
Benchmark : FTSE Bursa Malaysia Small Cap 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
3:4 1.0908 0.6233

General Information

Principal Small Cap Opportunities Fund is an equity fund issued by Principal Malaysia. The Fund aims to provide growth to the value of Unit holders’ investments over the long-term in an equity fund by investing in undiscovered smaller companies listed on Bursa Malaysia. The Fund is established with a multi-class structure and is allowed to establish new Class(es) from time to time without your prior consent.

This is neither a capital protected nor capital guaranteed fund.

Fund is suitable for investors who:
  • have a long-term investment horizon;
  • want to diversify their overall investment portfolio by including shares as an asset class, particularly shares of smaller companies;
  • seek capital appreciation over the long-term; and/or
  • can accept that investment returns may fluctuate significantly over the short-term and may even be negative.

Fund Details

Distribution PolicyClass MYR: No distribution is expected to be paid, however, distribution, if any, will be incidental and will vary from period to period depending on interest rates, market conditions and the performance of the Kelas.
 
Investment Time Horizon
 
Recommended 5 years or more.
 
Initial Investment#Non-RSP: Minimum MYR 500 or such other amount as we may decide from time to time.

RSP: Minimum MYR 500 or such other amount as we may decide from time to time.

#The minimum initial investment for EPF-MIS shall be MYR1,000 or such other amount as determined by EPF or as per the amount stated above, whichever is higher. Please note that there may be changes to the status of the eligibility of the Fund under the EPF-MIS from time to time. Please refer to our website at www.principal.com.my or www.kwsp.gov.my for updated information. 
 
Additional InvestmentNon-RSP: MYR 200 or such other amount as we may decide from time to time.

RSP: MYR 200 or such other amount as we may decide from time to time.
 
Cooling off period

For first time individual investor investing with us, you have six (6) Business Days after your initial investment (i.e from the date the completed application is received and accepted by us or any of 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 or prevailing NAV per unit at the point of cooling-off (whichever is lower) (“Refund Amount”). We will pay the Refund Amount including the Application Fee (if any) to you in the currency of the respective Class within seven (7) Business Days from the date we receive the complete documentations. Please note that the cooling-off right is only given to first time investor investing with us or our Distributors. However, Principal Malaysia’s staff and person(s) registered with a body approved by the SC to deal in unit trust funds are not entitled to the cooling-off right. 

If the Fund is an EPF-MIS approved fund and you have invested via the EPF-MIS, your cooling-off right is subject to EPF’s terms and conditions.
 

Minimum Withdrawal400 units or such other unit amount as we may decide from time to time.
 
Launch Date20 April 2004
 

Fund Partner

  • AmInvestment Bank Berhad
  • CIMB Bank Berhad
  • CIMB Investment Bank - Retail Equities
  • CIMB Private Banking
  • Citibank Berhad
  • Principal Distributors
  • Hong Leong Bank Berhad
  • Kenanga Investment Bank Berhad
  • iFast Capital Sdn Bhd
  • OCBC Bank (Malaysia) Berhad
  • Phillip Mutual Berhad
  • RHB Bank Berhad
  • United Overseas Bank (Malaysia) Berhad
  • UOB Kayhian

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

Fund Fees

Application Fees*Up to 6.00% of the NAV per unit

*If the Fund is an EPF-MIS approved fund and you have invested via EPF-MIS, you may be charged an Application Fee of up to 3.00% of the NAV per unit, or such other rate as the EPF may determine.
 
Annual Fees

Management Fee: Up to 1.50% per annum of the NAV of the Kelas.
Trustee Fee: Up to 0.045% 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 a Class and an investment into another Class or Principal Malaysia’s fund (or its classes). You may be charged a Switching Fee equal to the difference (if any) between the Application Fees of the Class and the Application Fee of the other Class or Principal Malaysia’s fund (or its classes). You will not be charged a Switching Fee, if the Class or Principal Malaysia’s fund (or its classes) to be switched into has a lower Application Fee than the Application Fee of the Class. In addition to the Switching Fee, you may be charged MYR100 as the administrative fee for every switch. You may negotiate to lower the Switching Fee and/or administrative fee.