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Top 4 Best Balanced Funds by ICICI Prudential Mutual Fund 2019

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Top 4 Best Balanced Funds by ICICI Prudential Mutual Fund 2019

Updated on November 8, 2019 , 316 views

Balanced Funds, also known as a hybrid scheme aim to bridge the gap between equity and Debt fund. These funds are a combination of both debt and Equity Fund. It provides the twin benefits of growth from equity markets and regular income from debt markets.

The Balanced Fund by icici mutual fund typically holds up to 65 – 75% of its portfolio assets in equities and the balance in fixed income securities. Investors wanting to invest in these funds can choose from the below-listed top 4 Best Balanced Funds by ICICI Mutual Fund. These funds have been shortlisted by undertaking certain parameters like AUM, past performances, NAV, etc.

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Why Invest in ICICI Balanced Funds?

Best of Both

Balanced funds are less volatile. They offer the best of both equity and debt funds ensuring higher return through equity component and stability through the debt component.

Low/Mid Risk, High Return

On the basis of allocation of assets, the returns on balanced funds are risk adjusted. By Investing in small cap and mid-cap stocks, the equity gains are much higher and the associated risk factor is controlled by the debt investment.

Best Balanced Mutual Funds by ICICI MF

FundNAVNet Assets (Cr)3 MO (%)6 MO (%)1 YR (%)3 YR (%)5 YR (%)2018 (%)
ICICI Prudential MIP 25 Growth ₹44.8166
↓ -0.05
₹1,6503.85.510.98.69.35.1
ICICI Prudential Equity and Debt Fund Growth ₹136.38
↓ -1.15
₹23,4875.33.27.49.29.4-1.9
ICICI Prudential Equity Arbitrage Fund Growth ₹25.3685
↑ 0.01
₹12,9251.43.36.26.16.56.2
ICICI Prudential Balanced Advantage Fund Growth ₹37.46
↓ -0.11
₹27,9566.66.412.19.29.12.4
Note: Returns up to 1 year are on absolute basis & more than 1 year are on CAGR basis. as on 8 Nov 19

1. ICICI Prudential MIP 25

The Scheme seeks to generate regular income through investments primarily in debt and money market instruments. As a secondary objective, the Scheme also seeks to generate long term capital appreciation from the portion of equity investments under the Scheme. However, there can be no assurance that the investment objectives of the Scheme will be realized.

ICICI Prudential MIP 25 is a Hybrid - Hybrid Debt fund was launched on 30 Mar 04. It is a fund with Moderately High risk and has given a CAGR/Annualized return of 10.1% since its launch.  Ranked 2 in Hybrid Debt category.  Return for 2018 was 5.1% , 2017 was 12.9% and 2016 was 10.9% .

Below is the key information for ICICI Prudential MIP 25

ICICI Prudential MIP 25
Growth
Launch Date 30 Mar 04
NAV (08 Nov 19) ₹44.8166 ↓ -0.05   (-0.10 %)
Net Assets (Cr) ₹1,650 on 30 Sep 19
Category Hybrid - Hybrid Debt
AMC ICICI Prudential Asset Management Company Limited
Rating
Risk Moderately High
Expense Ratio 2.28
Sharpe Ratio 1.79
Information Ratio 0
Alpha Ratio 0
Min Investment 5,000
Min SIP Investment 100
Exit Load 0-1 Years (1%),1 Years and above(NIL)

Growth of 10,000 investment over the years.

DateValue
31 Oct 14₹10,000
31 Oct 15₹11,049
31 Oct 16₹12,335
31 Oct 17₹13,743
31 Oct 18₹14,096
31 Oct 19₹15,665

ICICI Prudential MIP 25 SIP Returns

   
My Monthly Investment:
Investment Tenure:
Years
Expected Annual Returns:
%
Total investment amount is ₹300,000
expected amount after 5 Years is ₹385,859.
Net Profit of ₹85,859
Invest Now

Returns for ICICI Prudential MIP 25

Returns up to 1 year are on absolute basis & more than 1 year are on CAGR (Compound Annual Growth Rate) basis. as on 8 Nov 19

DurationReturns
1 Month 2.6%
3 Month 3.8%
6 Month 5.5%
1 Year 10.9%
3 Year 8.6%
5 Year 9.3%
10 Year
15 Year
Since launch 10.1%
Historical performance (Yearly) on absolute basis
YearReturns
2018 5.1%
2017 12.9%
2016 10.9%
2015 6.4%
2014 22.5%
2013 5.9%
2012 17.3%
2011 -0.6%
2010 9%
2009 22.5%
Fund Manager information for ICICI Prudential MIP 25
NameSinceTenure
Rajat Chandak17 Feb 154.2 Yr.
Manish Banthia19 Sep 135.62 Yr.
Akhil Kakkar30 Jun 171.83 Yr.
Priyanka Khandelwal15 Jun 171.88 Yr.

Data below for ICICI Prudential MIP 25 as on 30 Sep 19

Asset Allocation
Asset ClassValue
Cash5.81%
Equity18.86%
Debt75.3%
Other0.03%
Equity Sector Allocation
SectorValue
Financial Services5.02%
Consumer Cyclical4.24%
Consumer Defensive2.03%
Industrials1.45%
Basic Materials1.26%
Energy0.66%
Technology0.57%
Health Care0.48%
Debt Sector Allocation
SectorValue
Corporate61.4%
Government13.9%
Cash Equivalent5.81%
Credit Quality
RatingValue
A18.58%
AA48.48%
AAA32.94%
Top Securities Holdings / Portfolio
NameHoldingValueQuantity
Housing And Urban Development Corporation Ltd.
Debentures | -
6%₹105 Cr1,000
Essar Oil Limited
Debentures | -
6%₹100 Cr100
Aqua Space Developers Pvt. Ltd.
Debentures | -
6%₹100 Cr1,000
Talwandi Sabo Power Limited
Debentures | -
6%₹98 Cr1,000
MUTHOOT FINANCE LIMITED
Debentures | -
5%₹89 Cr900
↑ 900
Treps
CBLO/Reverse Repo | -
5%₹75 Cr
Tata Steel Limited
Debentures | -
4%₹74 Cr490
Prestige Estates Projects Limited
Debentures | -
4%₹74 Cr750
TMF HOLDINGS LIMITED
Debentures | -
4%₹70 Cr700
↑ 700
IDBI Bank Limited
Debentures | -
4%₹66 Cr694

2. ICICI Prudential Equity and Debt Fund

(Erstwhile ICICI Prudential Balanced Fund)

To generate long term capital appreciation and current income from a portfolio that is invested in equity and equity related securities as well as in fixed income securities.

ICICI Prudential Equity and Debt Fund is a Hybrid - Hybrid Equity fund was launched on 3 Nov 99. It is a fund with Moderately High risk and has given a CAGR/Annualized return of 13.9% since its launch.  Ranked 7 in Hybrid Equity category.  Return for 2018 was -1.9% , 2017 was 24.8% and 2016 was 13.7% .

Below is the key information for ICICI Prudential Equity and Debt Fund

ICICI Prudential Equity and Debt Fund
Growth
Launch Date 3 Nov 99
NAV (08 Nov 19) ₹136.38 ↓ -1.15   (-0.84 %)
Net Assets (Cr) ₹23,487 on 30 Sep 19
Category Hybrid - Hybrid Equity
AMC ICICI Prudential Asset Management Company Limited
Rating
Risk Moderately High
Expense Ratio 2.32
Sharpe Ratio 0
Information Ratio -0.44
Alpha Ratio -4.73
Min Investment 5,000
Min SIP Investment 100
Exit Load 0-1 Years (1%),1 Years and above(NIL)

Growth of 10,000 investment over the years.

DateValue
31 Oct 14₹10,000
31 Oct 15₹10,625
31 Oct 16₹12,318
31 Oct 17₹14,735
31 Oct 18₹14,514
31 Oct 19₹15,744

ICICI Prudential Equity and Debt Fund SIP Returns

   
My Monthly Investment:
Investment Tenure:
Years
Expected Annual Returns:
%
Total investment amount is ₹300,000
expected amount after 5 Years is ₹385,859.
Net Profit of ₹85,859
Invest Now

Returns for ICICI Prudential Equity and Debt Fund

Returns up to 1 year are on absolute basis & more than 1 year are on CAGR (Compound Annual Growth Rate) basis. as on 8 Nov 19

DurationReturns
1 Month 6.7%
3 Month 5.3%
6 Month 3.2%
1 Year 7.4%
3 Year 9.2%
5 Year 9.4%
10 Year
15 Year
Since launch 13.9%
Historical performance (Yearly) on absolute basis
YearReturns
2018 -1.9%
2017 24.8%
2016 13.7%
2015 2.1%
2014 45.6%
2013 11.2%
2012 29.4%
2011 -9.3%
2010 18.6%
2009 50.7%
Fund Manager information for ICICI Prudential Equity and Debt Fund
NameSinceTenure
Sankaran Naren7 Dec 153.23 Yr.
Manish Banthia19 Sep 135.45 Yr.
Priyanka Khandelwal15 Jun 171.71 Yr.
Atul Patel3 Aug 162.57 Yr.

Data below for ICICI Prudential Equity and Debt Fund as on 30 Sep 19

Asset Allocation
Asset ClassValue
Cash2.51%
Equity73.99%
Debt23.49%
Other0.02%
Equity Sector Allocation
SectorValue
Financial Services20.01%
Basic Materials10.08%
Energy8.03%
Utility7.84%
Communication Services6.36%
Consumer Cyclical4.92%
Health Care4.72%
Consumer Defensive4.38%
Technology3.7%
Industrials3.35%
Real Estate0.6%
Debt Sector Allocation
SectorValue
Corporate20.94%
Government2.65%
Cash Equivalent2.4%
Credit Quality
RatingValue
A0.03%
AA73.08%
AAA26.9%
Top Securities Holdings / Portfolio
NameHoldingValueQuantity
ICICI Bank Ltd (Financial Services)
Equity, Since 31 Jul 12 | ICICIBANK
8%₹1,828 Cr42,146,000
↓ -1,300,000
Bharti Airtel Ltd (Communication Services)
Equity, Since 31 May 16 | BHARTIARTL
6%₹1,434 Cr39,055,066
NTPC Ltd (Utilities)
Equity, Since 28 Feb 17 | 532555
6%₹1,395 Cr118,685,805
↑ 587,779
ITC Ltd (Consumer Defensive)
Equity, Since 28 Feb 17 | ITC
4%₹952 Cr36,648,129
State Bank of India (Financial Services)
Equity, Since 30 Apr 15 | SBIN
4%₹914 Cr33,768,512
↑ 1,000,000
Oil & Natural Gas Corp Ltd (Energy)
Equity, Since 30 Apr 17 | 500312
4%₹894 Cr67,813,925
Vedanta Ltd (Basic Materials)
Equity, Since 31 May 17 | 500295
4%₹837 Cr54,318,094
Indian Oil Corp Ltd (Energy)
Equity, Since 30 Jun 17 | IOC
3%₹781 Cr53,013,417
Hindalco Industries Ltd (Basic Materials)
Equity, Since 31 Mar 17 | HINDALCO
3%₹727 Cr37,972,141
Axis Bank Ltd (Financial Services)
Equity, Since 31 Jan 17 | 532215
2%₹509 Cr7,435,272
↑ 901,245

3. ICICI Prudential Equity Arbitrage Fund

The investment objective of Income Optimiser Plan under the scheme is to seek to generate low volatility returns by using arbitrage and other derivative strategies in equity markets and investments in short-term debt portfolio.

ICICI Prudential Equity Arbitrage Fund is a Hybrid - Arbitrage fund was launched on 30 Dec 06. It is a fund with Moderate risk and has given a CAGR/Annualized return of 7.5% since its launch.  Ranked 4 in Arbitrage category.  Return for 2018 was 6.2% , 2017 was 5.5% and 2016 was 6.8% .

Below is the key information for ICICI Prudential Equity Arbitrage Fund

ICICI Prudential Equity Arbitrage Fund
Growth
Launch Date 30 Dec 06
NAV (08 Nov 19) ₹25.3685 ↑ 0.01   (0.04 %)
Net Assets (Cr) ₹12,925 on 30 Sep 19
Category Hybrid - Arbitrage
AMC ICICI Prudential Asset Management Company Limited
Rating
Risk Moderate
Expense Ratio 1.04
Sharpe Ratio 3.91
Information Ratio 0
Alpha Ratio 0
Min Investment 5,000
Min SIP Investment 1,000
Exit Load 0-1 Months (0.25%),1 Months and above(NIL)

Growth of 10,000 investment over the years.

DateValue
31 Oct 14₹10,000
31 Oct 15₹10,764
31 Oct 16₹11,477
31 Oct 17₹12,135
31 Oct 18₹12,917
31 Oct 19₹13,704

ICICI Prudential Equity Arbitrage Fund SIP Returns

   
My Monthly Investment:
Investment Tenure:
Years
Expected Annual Returns:
%
Total investment amount is ₹300,000
expected amount after 5 Years is ₹357,992.
Net Profit of ₹57,992
Invest Now

Returns for ICICI Prudential Equity Arbitrage Fund

Returns up to 1 year are on absolute basis & more than 1 year are on CAGR (Compound Annual Growth Rate) basis. as on 8 Nov 19

DurationReturns
1 Month 0.5%
3 Month 1.4%
6 Month 3.3%
1 Year 6.2%
3 Year 6.1%
5 Year 6.5%
10 Year
15 Year
Since launch 7.5%
Historical performance (Yearly) on absolute basis
YearReturns
2018 6.2%
2017 5.5%
2016 6.8%
2015 7.6%
2014 8.6%
2013 9.8%
2012 10.1%
2011 7.6%
2010 6.5%
2009 3.7%
Fund Manager information for ICICI Prudential Equity Arbitrage Fund
NameSinceTenure
Kayzad Eghlim1 Feb 118.16 Yr.
Manish Banthia19 Nov 099.37 Yr.
Manish Banthia5 Sep 180.57 Yr.
Dharmesh Kakkad5 Sep 180.57 Yr.

Data below for ICICI Prudential Equity Arbitrage Fund as on 30 Sep 19

Asset Allocation
Asset ClassValue
Cash92.56%
Debt6.75%
Other1%
Equity Sector Allocation
SectorValue
Financial Services22.02%
Technology9.49%
Energy9.08%
Basic Materials7.03%
Health Care5.81%
Consumer Defensive5.07%
Consumer Cyclical3.26%
Industrials1.85%
Utility1.45%
Communication Services1.41%
Real Estate0.19%
Debt Sector Allocation
SectorValue
Cash Equivalent87.04%
Corporate7.98%
Government4.28%
Credit Quality
RatingValue
AA5.29%
AAA94.71%
Top Securities Holdings / Portfolio
NameHoldingValueQuantity
Cash Offset For Derivatives
Derivative Margin | -
67%₹8,656 Cr865,621
↑ 55,063
Hdfc Ltd.
Derivatives | -
8%-₹1,021 Cr5,119,500
↑ 171,000
Housing Development Finance Corp Ltd (Financial Services)
Equity, Since 31 Oct 16 | HDFC
8%₹1,012 Cr5,119,500
↑ 171,000
Reliance Industries Ltd.
Derivatives | -
7%-₹864 Cr6,459,000
↑ 360,500
Reliance Industries Ltd (Energy)
Equity, Since 31 Aug 18 | RELIANCE
7%₹861 Cr6,459,000
↑ 360,500
Hdfc Bank Ltd.
Derivatives | -
6%-₹782 Cr6,316,000
↑ 3,044,250
HDFC Bank Ltd (Financial Services)
Equity, Since 30 Apr 19 | HDFCBANK
6%₹775 Cr6,316,000
↓ -227,500
Infosys Ltd (Technology)
Equity, Since 31 Jul 18 | INFY
5%₹709 Cr8,803,200
↑ 75,600
Infosys Ltd.
Derivatives | -
5%-₹703 Cr8,803,200
↑ 75,600
Treps
CBLO/Reverse Repo | -
3%₹401 Cr

4. ICICI Prudential Balanced Advantage Fund

The fund objective is to seek low volatility returns by using arbitrage and other derivative strategies in equity markets and investments in short-term debt portfolio.The fund invests in equity with usage of derivatives.

ICICI Prudential Balanced Advantage Fund is a Hybrid - Dynamic Allocation fund was launched on 30 Dec 06. It is a fund with Moderately High risk and has given a CAGR/Annualized return of 10.8% since its launch.  Ranked 18 in Dynamic Allocation category.  Return for 2018 was 2.4% , 2017 was 19% and 2016 was 7.3% .

Below is the key information for ICICI Prudential Balanced Advantage Fund

ICICI Prudential Balanced Advantage Fund
Growth
Launch Date 30 Dec 06
NAV (08 Nov 19) ₹37.46 ↓ -0.11   (-0.29 %)
Net Assets (Cr) ₹27,956 on 30 Sep 19
Category Hybrid - Dynamic Allocation
AMC ICICI Prudential Asset Management Company Limited
Rating
Risk Moderately High
Expense Ratio 2.36
Sharpe Ratio 0.84
Information Ratio 0
Alpha Ratio 0
Min Investment 5,000
Min SIP Investment 100
Exit Load 0-18 Months (1%),18 Months and above(NIL)

Growth of 10,000 investment over the years.

DateValue
31 Oct 14₹10,000
31 Oct 15₹10,839
31 Oct 16₹12,013
31 Oct 17₹13,605
31 Oct 18₹13,687
31 Oct 19₹15,490

ICICI Prudential Balanced Advantage Fund SIP Returns

   
My Monthly Investment:
Investment Tenure:
Years
Expected Annual Returns:
%
Total investment amount is ₹300,000
expected amount after 5 Years is ₹385,859.
Net Profit of ₹85,859
Invest Now

Returns for ICICI Prudential Balanced Advantage Fund

Returns up to 1 year are on absolute basis & more than 1 year are on CAGR (Compound Annual Growth Rate) basis. as on 8 Nov 19

DurationReturns
1 Month 4.5%
3 Month 6.6%
6 Month 6.4%
1 Year 12.1%
3 Year 9.2%
5 Year 9.1%
10 Year
15 Year
Since launch 10.8%
Historical performance (Yearly) on absolute basis
YearReturns
2018 2.4%
2017 19%
2016 7.3%
2015 6.7%
2014 29%
2013 10.9%
2012 33.3%
2011 -8.8%
2010 15.2%
2009 49.6%
Fund Manager information for ICICI Prudential Balanced Advantage Fund
NameSinceTenure
Sankaran Naren14 Jul 171.63 Yr.
Rajat Chandak7 Sep 153.48 Yr.
Manish Banthia18 Nov 099.29 Yr.
Ihab Dalwai29 Jan 181.08 Yr.
Priyanka Khandelwal15 Jun 171.71 Yr.
Dharmesh Kakkad5 Sep 180.48 Yr.

Data below for ICICI Prudential Balanced Advantage Fund as on 30 Sep 19

Asset Allocation
Asset ClassValue
Cash18.49%
Equity57.53%
Debt23.75%
Other0.23%
Equity Sector Allocation
SectorValue
Financial Services21.97%
Consumer Cyclical9.62%
Technology8.11%
Consumer Defensive7.15%
Energy5.01%
Basic Materials4.74%
Industrials4.39%
Health Care3.19%
Utility2.16%
Communication Services1.51%
Real Estate0.45%
Debt Sector Allocation
SectorValue
Corporate18.85%
Cash Equivalent18.49%
Government4.91%
Credit Quality
RatingValue
A3.62%
AA55.74%
AAA40.64%
Top Securities Holdings / Portfolio
NameHoldingValueQuantity
Net Current Assets
Net Current Assets | -
11%₹3,140 Cr
HDFC Bank Ltd (Financial Services)
Equity, Since 31 Mar 12 | HDFCBANK
4%₹1,115 Cr9,080,391
↓ -254,337
Housing Development Finance Corp Ltd (Financial Services)
Equity, Since 31 Aug 16 | HDFC
4%₹1,031 Cr5,214,116
Reliance Industries Ltd (Energy)
Equity, Since 31 Dec 08 | RELIANCE
3%₹911 Cr6,839,602
↓ -88,597
Infosys Ltd (Technology)
Equity, Since 31 Dec 08 | INFY
3%₹780 Cr9,679,585
↓ -1,944,000
Kotak Mahindra Bank Ltd (Financial Services)
Equity, Since 30 Jun 15 | KOTAKBANK
3%₹773 Cr4,703,174
ICICI Bank Ltd (Financial Services)
Equity, Since 31 May 12 | ICICIBANK
3%₹767 Cr17,689,161
↑ 1,906,938
Axis Bank Ltd (Financial Services)
Equity, Since 31 Mar 14 | 532215
2%₹678 Cr9,894,195
Larsen & Toubro Ltd (Industrials)
Equity, Since 29 Feb 12 | LT
2%₹654 Cr4,435,654
ITC Ltd (Consumer Defensive)
Equity, Since 30 Jun 13 | ITC
2%₹625 Cr24,063,436
↑ 1,185,578

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