PSP High Income Municipal Bond Mutual Fund

Focused on delivering long-term yield-driven total return, bottom-up credit analysis and tax-efficiency with a diversified higher yielding portfolio built upon under-valued and overlooked sectors of the municipal bond market.

FUND HIGHLIGHTS

Troy Willis

Chief Investment Officer
Municipal Bond Strategies

  • Opportunity: We believe the High Yield Tax Exempt market is consistently undervalued due to the markets uniqueness and diversity.
  • Tap Into Experience: The Fund is managed by a leading expert and frequent speaker on the municipal bond market with more than 20 years of market experience.

FUND BASICS

SYMBOL

GSTAX

INCEPTION DATE

9/15/2017

GROSS EXPENSE RATIO

0.740%

LATEST NAV

8.97

 

CUSIP

811-22525

LATEST MONTHLY DIVIDEND

$0.0735
AS OF: MARCH 1, 2021

NET EXPENSE RATIO

0.75%

YIELD

5.34%

 

Expense ratios are based on the Fund’s most recent fiscal year end. The net expense ratio excludes credits earned on the Fund’s cash on deposit with the custodian bank but includes interest expense and fees paid on Fund borrowing and/or interest and related expenses from inverse floaters. Please see the prospectus for details.

Top 10 Holdings as of 3/31/2021

Issuer %
Public Fin Auth WI 7.375%, 1/1/2050

5.48%

Angelina & Neches River Auth 7.500% 12/1/2045

4.39%

City of Falmouth 8.500% 6/1/2040

4.32%

Public Fin Auth WI 7.050% 9/1/2046

4.30%

Port of Beaumont 8.000% 2/1/2039

3.78%

Atoka City IDA 8.000% 8/1/2039

3.56%

Hilltop Lodge 12.000% 8/1/2022

3.48%

West Virginia Econ Dev Auth 7.625% 12/1/2040

3.18%

Hilltop Lodge 12.000% 8/1/2021

2.92%

CA Pollution Control Fin Auth 7.500% 7/1/2032

2.61%

See Full Holdings

Fund Holdings as of May 31, 2020

Fund Holdings as of Nov 30, 2020

Top Sector Allocation as of 3/31/2021
Sector %
Marine/Aviation Facilities 13.4%
Resource Recovery 11.2%
Oil, Gas, Consumable Fuels 11.1%

FUND PERFORMANCE

Performance as of 3/31/2021 (Monthly)

Average Annual Total Return

Fund YTD 1 Year 3 Year Since Inception (9/15/17)
Principal Street High Income Municipal Fund (Inst Cl) -1.10% 6.07% 2.55% 3.57%
Bloomberg Barclays High Yield Municipal Bond Index 2.11% 15.02% 7.28% 6.74%
Fund* YTD 1 Year 3 Year Since Inception (9/15/17*)
Principal Street High Income Municipal Fund (Inv Cl) -1.32% 5.78% 2.19% 3.19%
Bloomberg Barclays High Yield Municipal Bond Index 2.11% 15.02% 7.28% 6.74%

*Inception 3/23/20; Performance for the Investor Class prior to the inception of the class is based on the performance of the Institutional Class, adjusted for the higher expenses applicable to the Investor Class.

Performance as of 3/31/2021 (Quarterly)

Average Annual Total Return

Fund 3 Month 1 Year 3 Year Since Inception (9/15/17)
Principal Street High Income Municipal Fund (Inst Cl) -1.10% 6.07% 2.55% 3.57%
Bloomberg Barclays High Yield Municipal Bond Index 2.11% 15.02% 7.28% 6.74%
Fund* 3 Month 1 Year 3 Year Since Inception (9/15/17*)
Principal Street High Income Municipal Fund (Inv Cl) -1.32% 5.78% 2.19% 3.19%
Bloomberg Barclays High Yield Municipal Bond Index 2.11% 15.02% 7.28% 6.74%

*Inception 3/23/20; Performance for the Investor Class prior to the inception of the class is based on the performance of the Institutional Class, adjusted for the higher expenses applicable to the Investor Class.

The performance data quoted represents past performance. Past performance does not guarantee future results. The investment return and principal value of an investment will fluctuate so that an investor’s shares, when sold or redeemed, may be worth more or less than their original cost and current performance may be lower or higher than the performance quoted. Performance is annualized for periods greater than 1 year.

Gross Expense Ratio: .84% Net Expense Ratio: 0.75%

The Operating Expenses Limitation Agreement is indefinite, but cannot be terminated through at least December 29, 2020. The minimum initial investment for the institutional class is $25,000.

Investment Team

Portfolio Management Team

Troy Willis, J.D., CFA

CHIEF INVESTMENT OFFICER, MUNICIPAL BOND STRATEGIES

Portfolio Management Team

Joseph Gulli

Partner, Portfolio Manager

Portfolio Management Team

Timothy Pynchon, CFA

Managing Partner, Portfolio Manager

**Income may be subject to state or local income tax and a portion of income may be subject to the federal alternative minimum tax for certain investors. Federal income tax rules will apply to any capital gains distributions.

*The correlation coefficient is a measure that determines the degree to which two variables’ movements are associated. The range of values for the correlation coefficient is -1.0 to 1.0. A correlation of -1.0 indicates a perfect negative correlation, while a correlation of 1.0 indicates a perfect positive correlation.

Diversification does not assure a profit or protect against a loss in a declining market.

Bloomberg Barclays High Yield Municipal Bond Index – the Index covers the high yield portion of the USD-denominated long-term tax exempt bond market. The index has four main sectors: state and local general obligation bonds, revenue bonds, insured bonds, and pre-refunded bonds. It is not possible to invest in an index. Fund holdings and sector allocations are subject to change and should not be considered a recommendation to buy or sell any security. The Principal Street Funds are offered only to United States residents, and information on this website is intended only for such persons. Nothing on this website should be considered a solicitation to buy or an offer to sell shares of any Principal Street Fund in any jurisdiction where the offer or solicitation would be unlawful under the securities laws of such jurisdiction.

Please read and consider the prospectus carefully before investing. To obtain a hardcopy of the prospectus, please call 1.877.914.7343.

Mutual Fund investing involves risk. Principal loss is possible. The Fund’s value investments are subject to the risk that their intrinsic values may not be recognized by the broad market or that their prices may decline. Investments in larger companies are subject to the risk that they are sometimes unable to attain the high growth rates of successful, smaller companies, especially during extended periods of economic expansion. Variable and floating rate securities provide for a periodic adjustment in the interest rate paid on the obligations. ETNs are subject to the credit risk of the issuer. Fixed-income securities are or may be subject to interest rate, credit, liquidity, prepayment and extension risks. Interest rates may go up resulting in a decrease in the value of the fixed-income securities held by the Fund. High-yield fixed income securities or “junk bonds” are fixed-income securities held by the Fund that are rated below investment grade are subject to additional risk factors such as increased possibility of default, illiquidity of the security, and changes in value based on public perception of the issuer. The municipal market is volatile and can be significantly affected by adverse tax, legislative or political changes and the financial condition of the issuers of municipal securities.

Principal Street Partners is the Investment Advisor to the Principal Street High Income Municipal Bond Mutual Fund, which is distributed by Quasar Distributors, LLC.