principal value


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principal value

[′prin·sə·pəl ′val·yü]
(mathematics)
The numerically smallest value of the arc sine, arc cosine, or arc tangent of a number, the positive value being chosen when there are values that are numerically equal but opposite in sign.
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A mutual fund's share price and investment return will vary with market conditions, and the principal value of an investment when you sell your shares may be more or less than the original cost.
The return and principal value of an investment in stocks will fluctuate with changes in market conditions.
Under Fitch's Recovery Rating (RR) analysis, it is estimated that unsecured holders would recover between 30%-35% of principal value in the event of a bankruptcy.
Bond investments are subject to interest-rate risk such that when interest rates rise, the prices of the bonds, and thus the value of the bond fund, can decline and the investor can lose principal value.
The investment return and principal value of an investment will fluctuate so that an investor's shares, when redeemed, may be worth more or less than their original cost and current performance may be lower or higher than the performance quoted.
Fitch assigns the 'V1+' volatility rating to distinguish money market funds that will maintain stable principal values from bond funds that experience fluctuating net asset values (NAV) but nevertheless carry 'AAA' credit ratings and/or 'V1' volatility ratings.

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