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Short-Term Income strategy differentiators

  • Independent credit research with a preference toward issuers with a margin of safety.

  • Long-term investment horizon seeking to capitalize on value opportunities.

  • Longstanding investment process that integrates a top-down, bottom-up analysis and a disciplined focus on risk management.

Strategy facts

  • Manager

    Principal Fixed Income

  • Inception

    1 February 1998

  • Index

    Bloomberg U.S. Credit 1-3 Year Index

  • Targeted number of issuers


  • Expected turnover


  • Investment vehicles
    U.S. Mutual Fund

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Past performance does not guarantee future results.

Fixed‐income investment options are subject to interest rate risk, and their value will decline as interest rates rise.

Investment guidelines are subject to change.

Not all investment options are available in all jurisdictions.

The Bloomberg U.S. Credit 1-3 years Index is composed of publicly issued U.S. corporate and specified foreign debentures and secured notes that meet the specified maturity, liquidity, and quality requirements. To qualify, bonds must be SEC-registered.

Principal Fixed Income is an investment team within Principal Global Investors.