Principal U.S. Large-Cap Multi-Factor Core Index ETF
ALTAR
Score™
6.2% info Recommen-
dation
NEUTRAL
2020E    2021E
P/E
ratio
22.3x P/Sales
ratio
1.8x
P/BV
ratio
2.9x Div.
yield
2.1%


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Principal U.S. Large-Cap Multi-Factor Core Index ETF tracks a multi-factor selected and weighted index of U.S. large-cap equities.

FUND BASICS
Category US Equities
Fund Sponsor The Principal Financial Group
Website www.principalfunds.com
Inception date Jul 23, 2019
Assets (mns) $7
Currency USD
Expense ratio 15 bp
Distributions Quarterly

FUND STRUCTURE
Regulation Open-Ended Fund
Custodian
Weighting Multi-Factor
Index replication
Uses derivatives No
Options available No

SECTOR BREAKDOWN

 


CONSTITUENT BREAKDOWN
No. of constituents 156
Wgt avg mkt cap (mns) $405,143
Large cap (>$10bn) 98.8%
Mid cap ($2-10bn) 1.2%
Small cap (<$2bn) 0.0%
Developed mkts 100.0%
Emerging mkts 0.0%

TOP TEN HOLDINGS
MICROSOFT CORP 6.2 %
APPLE INC 5.9 %
AMAZON.COM INC 4.5 %
ALPHABET INC. CLASS A 4.0 %
FACEBOOK 2.5 %
JOHNSON & JOHNSON 1.6 %
BERKSHIRE HATHAWAY INC-CL B 1.6 %
SKYWORKS SOLUTIONS INC 1.5 %
VISA INC-CLASS A SHARES 1.5 %
QUALCOMM INC 1.5 %
Total 30.7 %

TOP COUNTRY EXPOSURE
UNITED STATES 97.4 %
IRELAND 1.5 %
SWITZERLAND 0.3 %
BERMUDA 0.3 %
BRITAIN 0.2 %






HISTORICAL PERFORMANCE info

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Standardized Annual Returns (thru June 30)
Year-to-date 1 year 5 years 10 years Since Incep.
-2.8% -- -- -- 6.4%

Market Correlations
versus... Beta R-squared
S&P500 -- --
MSCI EAFE -- --
MSCI Emg. Mkts. -- --

Technical Indicators
Recent close $26.16
30d moving avg. $25.64
Annualized volatility 0.0%
Short interest (ETF) 0.0%
Relative strength (RSI) 59

Liquidity measures
Avg. volume (thou.) 0
Turnover 0.0%
Bid/Ask (% of price) 0.45%
ADV underlying (mns) $147,446

Distributions


FINDING ALTERNATIVE FUNDS

Below is a list of 100 potential alternatives to the Principal U.S. Large-Cap Multi-Factor Core Index ETF ETF based on the alternatives' overlap in portfolio holdings with PLC. Consider funds with lower expense ratios and/or higher ALTAR Score™ ratings as possible alternatives.

Benchmark ticker: PLC Expense: 15 bp ALTAR Score™: 6.2%


ALTERNATIVE ETFs BASED ON OVERLAP WITH PLC
Ticker Fund
Name
Overlap1
vs PLC
(%)
Expense
ratio
(bp)
Savings
vs PLC
(bp)
ALTAR
Score™
(%)
ALTAR
vs PLC
(%)
PBP Invesco S&P 500 BuyWrite ETF 61.1 49 -34 5.0 -1.1
MGC Vanguard Mega Cap Index Fund 61.1 7 8 5.2 -1.0
BKLC BNY Mellon US Large Cap Core Equity ETF 60.4 0 15 5.2 -1.0
VOO VANGUARD S&P 500 ETF 60.3 3 12 5.4 -0.8
SPY SPDR S&P 500 ETF Trust 60.2 9 6 5.3 -0.8
SPLG SPDR Portfolio Large Cap ETF 60.2 3 12 5.4 -0.8
IVV iShares Core S&P 500 ETF 60.1 4 11 5.4 -0.8
HSPX Global X S&P 500 Covered Call ETF 60.0 65 -50 4.8 -1.3
SPXE ProShares S&P 500 Ex-Energy ETF 59.7 27 -12 5.3 -0.9
SPYX SPDR S&P 500 Fossil Fuel Reserves Free ETF 59.7 20 -5 5.3 -0.8
IWL iShares Russell Top 200 ETF 59.5 15 0 5.0 -1.2
GSUS Goldman Sachs MarketBeta U.S. Equity ETF 59.0 7 8 5.2 -1.0
VV Vanguard Large-Cap Index Fund 58.7 4 11 5.2 -0.9
EPS WisdomTree U.S. Earnings 500 Fund 58.7 8 7 6.4 +0.3
OEF iShares S&P 100 ETF 58.6 20 -5 4.7 -1.4
SPXN ProShares S&P 500 Ex-Financials ETF 58.2 27 -12 4.9 -1.2
BBUS JP Morgan Betabuilders U.S. Equity ETF 57.9 2 13 5.3 -0.9
PBUS Invesco PureBeta MSCI USA ETF 57.3 4 11 5.2 -0.9
SCHX Schwab U.S. Large-Cap ETF 56.4 3 12 5.3 -0.9
SPTM SPDR Portfolio Total Stock Market ETF 56.3 3 12 5.5 -0.7
JUST Goldman Sachs JUST U.S. Large Cap Equity ETF 55.5 20 -5 4.9 -1.2
ESGU iShares MSCI USA ESG Optimized ETF 55.4 15 0 5.1 -1.1
VONE Vanguard Russell 1000 ETF 55.2 8 7 5.2 -0.9
SNPE Xtrackers S&P 500 ESG ETF 55.2 11 4 5.1 -1.1
SCHK Schwab 1000 Index ETF 54.9 5 10 5.2 -0.9
IWB iShares Russell 1000 ETF 54.5 15 0 5.2 -1.0
SPXV ProShares S&P 500 Ex-Health Care ETF 54.4 27 -12 5.0 -1.2
IYY iShares Dow Jones U.S. ETF 54.2 20 -5 5.1 -1.0
GSLC Goldman Sachs ActiveBeta U.S. Large Cap Equity ETF 53.8 9 6 5.5 -0.7
CATH Global X S&P 500 Catholic Values Custom ETF 53.4 29 -14 5.2 -1.0
XLG Invesco S&P 500 Top 50 ETF 52.8 20 -5 4.4 -1.7
FVAL Fidelity Value Factor ETF 52.5 29 -14 8.0 +1.8
ESGV Vanguard ESG U.S. Stock ETF 52.4 12 3 5.1 -1.0
VTHR Vanguard Russell 3000 Index Fund 52.2 10 5 5.1 -1.0
SCHB Schwab U.S. Broad Market ETF 52.2 3 12 5.2 -1.0
VTI Vanguard Total Stock Market Index Fund 52.0 3 12 5.1 -1.0
ITOT iShares Core S&P Total U.S. Stock Market ETF 51.8 3 12 5.1 -1.0
IWV iShares Russell 3000 ETF 51.7 20 -5 5.0 -1.1
XOUT GraniteShares XOUT U.S. Large Cap ETF 50.6 60 -45 4.3 -1.8
DIVB iShares U.S. Dividend & Buyback ETF 50.4 25 -10 6.6 +0.4
SFY SoFi Select 500 ETF 50.3 0 15 5.2 -1.0
MMTM SPDR S&P 1500 Momentum Tilt ETF 50.1 12 3 4.9 -1.3
IQSU IQ Candriam ESG US Equity ETF 49.6 9 6 5.0 -1.1
FNDX Schwab Fundamental U.S. Large Co. Index ETF 49.0 25 -10 6.5 +0.4
RECS Columbia Research Enhanced Core ETF 48.5 15 0 5.6 -0.5
JHML John Hancock Multifactor Large Cap ETF 48.4 29 -14 5.5 -0.6
NACP Impact Shares NAACP Minority Empowerment ETF 48.3 75 -60 4.5 -1.7
ESG FlexShares STOXX US ESG Impact Index Fund 47.6 32 -17 5.0 -1.1
DLN WisdomTree U.S. LargeCap Dividend Fund 47.5 28 -13 6.4 +0.2
VOOG Vanguard S&P 500 Growth ETF 47.5 10 5 4.2 -1.9
SPYG SPDR Portfolio S&P 500 Growth ETF 47.4 4 11 4.3 -1.9
IVW iShares S&P 500 Growth ETF 47.4 18 -3 4.1 -2.0
EXT WisdomTree U.S. Total Earnings Fund 46.5 28 -13 5.2 -1.0
IUS Invesco Strategic US ETF 46.5 19 -4 6.7 +0.5
IUSG iShares Core S&P US Growth ETF 46.4 4 11 4.3 -1.9
FNDB Schwab Fundamental U.S. Broad Market Index ETF 46.3 25 -10 6.5 +0.4
AFLG First Trust Active Factor Large Cap ETF 46.3 55 -40 5.5 -0.6
FQAL Fidelity Quality Factor ETF 45.9 29 -14 5.4 -0.7
SPXT ProShares S&P 500 Ex-Technology ETF 45.8 27 -12 5.6 -0.5
QUS SPDR MSCI USA StrategicFactors ETF 45.7 15 0 5.8 -0.4
PRF Invesco FTSE RAFI US 1000 ETF 45.6 39 -24 6.8 +0.6
USMC Principal U.S. Mega-Cap Multi-Factor Index ETF 45.3 12 3 4.8 -1.4
AVUS Avantis U.S. Equity ETF 45.2 15 0 5.7 -0.4
DTD WisdomTree U.S.Total Dividend Fund 44.8 28 -13 6.6 +0.5
VONG Vanguard Russell 1000 Growth Index Fund 44.4 8 7 4.2 -2.0
WOMN Impact Shares YWCA Women's Empowerment ETF 44.0 75 -60 4.5 -1.7
QLC FlexShares US Quality Large Cap Index Fund 43.6 32 -17 5.3 -0.8
QRFT Qraft Ai-Enhanced U.S. Large Cap ETF 43.5 75 -60 3.8 -2.4
KRMA Global X Conscious Companies ETF 42.6 43 -28 5.2 -1.0
IWF iShares Russell 1000 Growth ETF 42.5 19 -4 4.1 -2.1
TILT Flexshares Morningstar US Market Factors Tilt Index Fund 42.2 25 -10 6.6 +0.4
SPUS SP Funds S&P 500 Sharia Industry Exclusions ETF 42.2 49 -34 4.1 -2.1
RWL Invesco S&P 500 Revenue ETF 42.0 39 -24 7.2 +1.0
EQWL Invesco Russell Top 200 Equal Weight ETF 41.9 25 -10 6.1 -0.1
TOK iShares MSCI Kokusai ETF 41.6 25 -10 5.5 -0.6
IWY iShares Russell Top 200 Growth ETF 41.5 20 -5 4.1 -2.1
KOKU Xtrackers MSCI Kokusai Equity ETF 41.3 9 6 5.7 -0.5
VLU SPDR S&P 1500 Value Tilt ETF 41.2 12 3 7.4 +1.3
JQUA JPMorgan U.S. Quality Factor ETF 41.1 12 3 5.2 -1.0
FDRR Fidelity Dividend ETF for Rising Rates 40.3 29 -14 7.0 +0.8
VOOV Vanguard S&P 500 Value ETF 40.3 15 0 7.3 +1.2
FDMO Fidelity Momentum Factor ETF 40.2 29 -14 3.8 -2.4
SPYV SPDR Portfolio S&P 500 Value ETF 40.1 4 11 7.4 +1.3
IVE iShares S&P 500 Value ETF 40.0 18 -3 7.3 +1.1
FDLO Fidelity Low Volatility Factor ETF 39.9 29 -14 5.1 -1.0
DYNF BlackRock U.S. Equity Factor Rotation ETF 39.6 30 -15 6.5 +0.3
ESGG FlexShares STOXX Global ESG Impact Index Fund 39.6 42 -27 5.4 -0.8
ACIO Aptus Collared Income Opportunity ETF 39.3 79 -64 4.3 -1.8
ROUS Hartford Multifactor US Equity ETF 39.3 19 -4 7.3 +1.1
QDF FlexShares Quality Dividend Index Fund 39.2 37 -22 6.1 -0.0
IUSV iShares Core S&P U.S. Value ETF 38.8 4 11 7.5 +1.3
QARP Xtrackers Russell 1000 US Quality at a Reasonable Price ETF 38.8 19 -4 5.6 -0.5
QDYN FlexShares Quality Dividend Dynamic Index Fund 38.7 37 -22 6.2 +0.1
TMFC Motley Fool 100 Index ETF 38.5 50 -35 3.7 -2.5
ADME Aptus Drawdown Managed Equity ETF 38.4 81 -66 3.6 -2.6
URTH iShares MSCI World ETF 38.4 24 -9 5.6 -0.5
DSI iShares MSCI KLD 400 Social ETF 37.8 25 -10 5.1 -1.1
DGRO iShares Core Dividend Growth ETF 37.8 8 7 6.6 +0.5
SCHG Schwab U.S. Large-Cap Growth ETF 37.7 4 11 4.1 -2.1
RNDV US Equity Dividend Select ETF 37.4 50 -35 7.6 +1.4

1Overlap is the percentage of holdings by weight that are identical. For example, if Fund A has a 2% position in Apple, Inc. (AAPL) and Fund B has a 5% position, their overlapping position in AAPL is 2%.

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RESULTS & ESTIMATES

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OTHER FUNDAMENTAL METRICS

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Asset turnover **%   Assets-to-equity **x

Return on equity

Revision activity*
*Six months ago = 100

Net margins

Compound annual growth rates

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VALUATION METRICS
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Historical valuation trends

Forward
multiple:
Principal U.S. Large-Cap Multi-Factor Core Index ETF
Relative
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S&P500 MSCI EAFE MSCI Emg. Mkts. Other ETF:

NEUTRAL

Average appreciation potential. A rating of NEUTRAL is assigned to ETFs with ALTAR Scores in the middle quintile (ranking between 40%-60%) of their category. This indicates that valuations adequately reflect the fundamentals of stocks in these funds.

ALTAR Score™


Calculation of ALTAR Score™
Avg. Return on Equity 17.5 %
Divided by: Fwd. P/BV 2.8 x
Less: Expense ratio 15 bp
Equals: ALTAR Score 6.2 %
info More information on ALTAR Score™

MODERN PORTFOLIO THEORY info

CONSENSUS RECOMMENDATIONS: FUND CONSTITUENTS
COMPOSITE
RATING
1.48 CATEGORY
AVERAGE
1.52
 
The composite rating is a weighted average of analysts' consensus recommendations for individual ETF constituents, based on the following scale:

BUY = 1; OVERWEIGHT = 1.5, HOLD = 2; UNDERWEIGHT = 2.5; and SELL = 3.

Readers are cautioned that because analyst ratings tend to be inflated, the composite score may be more useful as a relative measure of sentiment between funds rather than as a stand-alone recommendation.
 

 

See RATING tab for calculation of ALTAR Score™
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