Principal Focused Blue Chip ETF

    Principal Focused Blue Chip ETF

    Highlights

    Highly active approach focused on owner-operators

    • A wide latitude to depart from index weights results in higher active share and more concentrated top holdings than peers.
    • Aligned incentives: Owner-operators tend to be passionate and cost conscious. We believe they have longer-term outlooks and are better capital allocators.
    • An experienced team with a history of delivering risk-adjusted returns over market cycles.
    This ETF is different from traditional ETFs.

    Traditional ETFs tell the public what assets they hold each day. This ETF will not. This may create additional risks for your investment. For example:
    • You may have to pay more money to trade the ETF's shares. This ETF will provide less information to traders, who tend to charge more for trades when they have less information.
    • The price you pay to buy ETF shares on an exchange may not match the value of the ETF's Portfolio. The same is true when you sell shares. These price differences may be greater for this ETF compared to other ETFs because it provides less information to traders.
    • These additional risks may be even greater in bad or uncertain market conditions.
    • The ETF will publish on its website each day a "Tracking Basket" designed to help trading in shares of the ETF. While the Tracking Basket includes some of the ETF's holding, it is not the ETF's actual portfolio.
    The differences between this ETF and other ETFs may also have advantages. By keeping certain information about the ETF secret, this ETF may face less risk that other traders can predict or copy its investment strategy. This may improve the ETF's performance. If other traders are able to copy or predict the ETF's investment strategy, however, this may hurt the ETF's performance.

    For additional information regarding the unique attributes and risks of this ETF, see the additional risk discussion at the end of this material.

    Fund details

    as of 02/29/2024 unless indicated otherwise
    Fund ticker
    BCHP
    Benchmark
    Russell 1000® Growth Index
    NAV
    $30.52
    NAV change
    $0.21
    Premium/Discount to NAV
    0.11%
    Median bid ask spread
    as of 02/29/2024
    0.17%
    Price
    $30.55
    Price change
    $0.24
    Daily volume
    3,241
    Total fund assets
    $34.7M
    Shares outstanding
    1,140,001
    Dividend frequency
    Annually
    Inception date
    07/12/2023
    Morningstar category
    Large Growth
    Tracking Basket Weight Overlap
    as of 02/29/2024
    95.07%
    Investment approach
    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 with large market capitalizations at the time of purchase that, in the opinion of Principal Global Investors, LLC (“PGI”), the fund’s investment advisor, display characteristics of a “blue chip” company. Blue chip companies are firms that, in PGI’s view, are well established in their industries and have the potential for growth of capital and an expectation for above-average earnings. The fund is non-diversified.
    Premium / Discount to NAV
    as of 12/31/2023
    As of 12/31/2023
    Q3 2023 Q4 2023
    Days traded at premium 36 48
    Days traded at discount 20 15
    This information shows differences between the per share net asset value (NAV) of the Fund and the market price of shares. For premiums and discounts reflected for dates prior to 11/02/2020, the market price utilized is the midpoint of the highest bid and lowest offer for Fund shares as of close of trading on the exchange where Fund shares are listed. For premiums and discounts reflected for dates beginning on 11/02/2020, the market price utilized is the official closing price of the Fund shares, or if it more accurately reflects the market value of the Fund shares at the time as of which the Fund share’s NAV is calculated, the price that is the midpoint between the national best bid and national best offer as of that time. Timing discrepancies may exist between NAV and closing price. Shareholders may pay more than net asset value when they buy Fund shares and receive less than net asset value when they sell those shares, because shares are bought and sold at current market prices.
    Disclosures
    Principal Funds are distributed by Principal Funds Distributor, Inc. ALPS Distributors, Inc. is the distributor of the Principal ETFs. ALPS Distributors, Inc. and the Principal Funds are not affiliated.
    Unlike typical ETFs, there are no indices that the Principal Focused Blue Chip ETF attempts to track or replicate. Thus, the ability of the Fund to achieve its objectives will depend on the effectiveness of the portfolio manager.
    Asset allocation and diversification do not ensure a profit or protect against a loss. Investing in ETFs involves risk, including possible loss of principal. ETFs are subject to risk similar to those of stocks, including those regarding short-selling and margin account maintenance. Investor shares are bought and sold at market price (not NAV) and are not individually redeemed from the Fund. Ordinary brokerage commissions apply.
    The holdings listed do not constitute a recommendation to purchase or sell a particular security. Cash and/or derivative positions that are not part of the core investment strategy will not be reflected in the top holdings list.
    NOT FDIC INSURED - MAY LOSE VALUE - NO BANK GUARANTEE
    Morningstar percentile rankings are based on total returns and do not reflect the inclusion of sales charges. If sales charges were reflected, rankings could be lower.
    Performance assumes reinvestment of all dividends and capital gains.
    Includes, but is not limited to, unsettled activity from creation/redemption transactions and portfolio security trades and accrued interest.
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    The Tracking Basket methodology maintains confidentiality of a portfolio's securities and trading strategies by disclosing a "tracking basket" composed of select recently disclosed portfolio holdings, liquid U.S. ETFs that convey information about the types of instruments in which the fund invests, and cash and cash equivalents. This Tracking Basket is disclosed daily and is used to facilitate the creation and redemption process with Authorized Participants (APs). Actual portfolio holdings will be disclosed on principaletfs.com on the thirteenth business day of the following month.
    Russell 1000 Growth Index measures the performance of those Russell 1000 companies with higher price-to-book ratios and higher forecasted growth values. The index was developed with a base value of 200 as of August 31, 1992.
    The fund is non-diversified, so it may invest a high percentage of its assets in the securities of a small number of issuers and is more likely than diversified funds to be significantly affected by a specific security's poor performance.
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