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Top 4 Best Balanced Funds by ICICI Prudential Mutual Fund 2020

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Top 4 Best Balanced Funds by ICICI Prudential Mutual Fund 2020

Updated on July 10, 2020 , 1278 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 (%)2019 (%)
ICICI Prudential MIP 25 Growth ₹46.3576
↑ 0.04
₹1,5816.21.97.16.68.79.6
ICICI Prudential Equity Arbitrage Fund Growth ₹26.1721
↑ 0.02
₹8,4270.92.45.15.965.9
ICICI Prudential Equity and Debt Fund Growth ₹125.56
↓ -0.65
₹17,69611.7-10.8-6.21.56.39.3
ICICI Prudential Balanced Advantage Fund Growth ₹36.33
↓ -0.08
₹24,83413.8-51.75.1710.8
Note: Returns up to 1 year are on absolute basis & more than 1 year are on CAGR basis. as on 10 Jul 20

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 9.9% since its launch.  Ranked 2 in Hybrid Debt category.  Return for 2019 was 9.6% , 2018 was 5.1% and 2017 was 12.9% .

Below is the key information for ICICI Prudential MIP 25

ICICI Prudential MIP 25
Growth
Launch Date 30 Mar 04
NAV (10 Jul 20) ₹46.3576 ↑ 0.04   (0.08 %)
Net Assets (Cr) ₹1,581 on 30 Apr 20
Category Hybrid - Hybrid Debt
AMC ICICI Prudential Asset Management Company Limited
Rating
Risk Moderately High
Expense Ratio 1.99
Sharpe Ratio 0.15
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
30 Jun 15₹10,000
30 Jun 16₹10,908
30 Jun 17₹12,543
30 Jun 18₹13,160
30 Jun 19₹14,265
30 Jun 20₹15,039

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 ₹376,357.
Net Profit of ₹76,357
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 10 Jul 20

DurationReturns
1 Month 2.8%
3 Month 6.2%
6 Month 1.9%
1 Year 7.1%
3 Year 6.6%
5 Year 8.7%
10 Year
15 Year
Since launch 9.9%
Historical performance (Yearly) on absolute basis
YearReturns
2019 9.6%
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%
Fund Manager information for ICICI Prudential MIP 25
NameSinceTenure
Rajat Chandak17 Feb 155.37 Yr.
Manish Banthia19 Sep 136.79 Yr.
Priyanka Khandelwal15 Jun 173.05 Yr.

Data below for ICICI Prudential MIP 25 as on 30 Apr 20

Asset Allocation
Asset ClassValue
Cash5.56%
Equity20.28%
Debt74.16%
Equity Sector Allocation
SectorValue
Financial Services3.99%
Consumer Cyclical3.46%
Consumer Defensive2.96%
Industrials1.31%
Basic Materials1.23%
Energy1.2%
Communication Services0.97%
Health Care0.93%
Technology0.91%
Debt Sector Allocation
SectorValue
Corporate59.92%
Government14.24%
Cash Equivalent5.56%
Credit Quality
RatingValue
A24.25%
AA51.15%
AAA24.6%
Top Securities Holdings / Portfolio
NameHoldingValueQuantity
Treps
CBLO/Reverse Repo | -
8%₹130 Cr
Aqua Space Developers Pvt. Ltd.
Debentures | -
6%₹100 Cr1,000
Essar Oil Limited
Debentures | -
6%₹97 Cr100
Talwandi Sabo Power Limited
Debentures | -
6%₹97 Cr1,000
Housing And Urban Development Corporation Ltd.
Debentures | -
6%₹95 Cr850
↓ -150
TMF HOLDINGS LIMITED
Debentures | -
5%₹75 Cr700
Prestige Estates Projects Limited
Debentures | -
5%₹74 Cr750
IDBI Bank Limited
Debentures | -
4%₹69 Cr694
EMBASSY OFFICE PARKS REIT
Debentures | -
4%₹66 Cr600
GOVT STOCK
Sovereign Bonds | -
4%₹56 Cr5,000,000
↓ -2,500,000

2. 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 7.4% since its launch.  Ranked 4 in Arbitrage category.  Return for 2019 was 5.9% , 2018 was 6.2% and 2017 was 5.5% .

Below is the key information for ICICI Prudential Equity Arbitrage Fund

ICICI Prudential Equity Arbitrage Fund
Growth
Launch Date 30 Dec 06
NAV (10 Jul 20) ₹26.1721 ↑ 0.02   (0.08 %)
Net Assets (Cr) ₹8,427 on 30 Apr 20
Category Hybrid - Arbitrage
AMC ICICI Prudential Asset Management Company Limited
Rating
Risk Moderate
Expense Ratio 0.95
Sharpe Ratio 4.32
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
30 Jun 15₹10,000
30 Jun 16₹10,621
30 Jun 17₹11,295
30 Jun 18₹11,958
30 Jun 19₹12,706
30 Jun 20₹13,427

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 10 Jul 20

DurationReturns
1 Month 0.2%
3 Month 0.9%
6 Month 2.4%
1 Year 5.1%
3 Year 5.9%
5 Year 6%
10 Year
15 Year
Since launch 7.4%
Historical performance (Yearly) on absolute basis
YearReturns
2019 5.9%
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%
Fund Manager information for ICICI Prudential Equity Arbitrage Fund
NameSinceTenure
Kayzad Eghlim1 Feb 119.42 Yr.
Manish Banthia19 Nov 0910.62 Yr.

Data below for ICICI Prudential Equity Arbitrage Fund as on 30 Apr 20

Asset Allocation
Asset ClassValue
Cash93.3%
Equity0.53%
Debt6.17%
Equity Sector Allocation
SectorValue
Financial Services19.81%
Technology9.51%
Consumer Defensive7.11%
Health Care6.61%
Basic Materials5.17%
Communication Services4.88%
Consumer Cyclical4.16%
Industrials3.62%
Utility2.33%
Energy1.97%
Real Estate0.5%
Debt Sector Allocation
SectorValue
Cash Equivalent91.25%
Government4.72%
Corporate3.5%
Credit Quality
RatingValue
AA17.57%
AAA82.43%
Top Securities Holdings / Portfolio
NameHoldingValueQuantity
Cash Offset For Derivatives
Derivative Margin | -
65%₹6,856 Cr685,553
↑ 172,474
Housing Development Finance Corp Ltd (Financial Services)
Equity, Since 31 Oct 16 | HDFC
7%₹694 Cr4,186,250
↑ 952,500
Hdfc Ltd.
Derivatives | -
7%-₹691 Cr4,186,250
↑ 952,500
Reverse Repo
CBLO/Reverse Repo | -
6%₹595 Cr
Cash Margin - Derivatives
Net Current Assets | -
5%₹507 Cr
Hindustan Unilever Ltd (Consumer Defensive)
Equity, Since 31 Dec 18 | 500696
4%₹451 Cr2,193,600
↑ 2,152,200
Hindustan Unilever Ltd.
Derivatives | -
4%-₹447 Cr2,193,600
↑ 2,152,200
Infosys Ltd (Technology)
Equity, Since 31 Jan 20 | INFY
4%₹415 Cr6,002,400
↑ 156,000
Infosys Ltd.
Derivatives | -
4%-₹411 Cr6,002,400
↑ 156,000
Bharti Airtel Ltd (Communication Services)
Equity, Since 31 May 19 | BHARTIARTL
4%₹399 Cr7,220,751
↑ 645,999

3. 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% since its launch.  Ranked 7 in Hybrid Equity category.  Return for 2019 was 9.3% , 2018 was -1.9% and 2017 was 24.8% .

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 (10 Jul 20) ₹125.56 ↓ -0.65   (-0.52 %)
Net Assets (Cr) ₹17,696 on 30 Apr 20
Category Hybrid - Hybrid Equity
AMC ICICI Prudential Asset Management Company Limited
Rating
Risk Moderately High
Expense Ratio 2.07
Sharpe Ratio -0.55
Information Ratio -0.93
Alpha Ratio -7.12
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
30 Jun 15₹10,000
30 Jun 16₹10,670
30 Jun 17₹12,926
30 Jun 18₹13,637
30 Jun 19₹15,035
30 Jun 20₹13,523

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 ₹357,992.
Net Profit of ₹57,992
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 10 Jul 20

DurationReturns
1 Month 2.2%
3 Month 11.7%
6 Month -10.8%
1 Year -6.2%
3 Year 1.5%
5 Year 6.3%
10 Year
15 Year
Since launch 13%
Historical performance (Yearly) on absolute basis
YearReturns
2019 9.3%
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%
Fund Manager information for ICICI Prudential Equity and Debt Fund
NameSinceTenure
Sankaran Naren7 Dec 154.57 Yr.
Manish Banthia19 Sep 136.79 Yr.
Priyanka Khandelwal15 Jun 173.05 Yr.
Atul Patel3 Aug 163.91 Yr.

Data below for ICICI Prudential Equity and Debt Fund as on 30 Apr 20

Asset Allocation
Asset ClassValue
Cash3.48%
Equity70.67%
Debt25.8%
Other0.04%
Equity Sector Allocation
SectorValue
Financial Services14.74%
Utility10.35%
Energy8.18%
Communication Services7.49%
Health Care7.38%
Basic Materials6.7%
Industrials4%
Technology3.98%
Consumer Cyclical3.46%
Consumer Defensive2.19%
Real Estate0.53%
Debt Sector Allocation
SectorValue
Corporate24.72%
Cash Equivalent3.48%
Government1.09%
Credit Quality
RatingValue
A2.27%
AA94.09%
AAA3.64%
Top Securities Holdings / Portfolio
NameHoldingValueQuantity
NTPC Ltd (Utilities)
Equity, Since 28 Feb 17 | 532555
8%₹1,397 Cr142,744,450
Bharti Airtel Ltd (Communication Services)
Equity, Since 31 May 16 | BHARTIARTL
7%₹1,292 Cr23,377,396
↓ -3,496,981
ICICI Bank Ltd (Financial Services)
Equity, Since 31 Jul 12 | ICICIBANK
6%₹1,062 Cr32,000,750
↓ -1,999,250
Oil & Natural Gas Corp Ltd (Energy)
Equity, Since 30 Apr 17 | 500312
4%₹781 Cr93,834,882
↓ -1,343,904
Cipla Ltd (Healthcare)
Equity, Since 31 Aug 15 | 500087
4%₹623 Cr9,617,558
↓ -293,537
Sun Pharmaceuticals Industries Ltd (Healthcare)
Equity, Since 31 May 16 | SUNPHARMA
3%₹586 Cr12,358,117
↑ 171,960
Axis Bank Limited
Debentures | -
3%₹500 Cr5,050
HDFC Bank Ltd (Financial Services)
Equity, Since 31 Jan 20 | HDFCBANK
3%₹483 Cr5,075,971
↑ 1,540,000
Hindalco Industries Ltd (Basic Materials)
Equity, Since 31 Mar 17 | HINDALCO
3%₹480 Cr34,603,637
Vedanta Ltd (Basic Materials)
Equity, Since 31 May 17 | 500295
3%₹475 Cr51,481,375
↓ -2,087,792

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% since its launch.  Ranked 18 in Dynamic Allocation category.  Return for 2019 was 10.8% , 2018 was 2.4% and 2017 was 19% .

Below is the key information for ICICI Prudential Balanced Advantage Fund

ICICI Prudential Balanced Advantage Fund
Growth
Launch Date 30 Dec 06
NAV (10 Jul 20) ₹36.33 ↓ -0.08   (-0.22 %)
Net Assets (Cr) ₹24,834 on 30 Apr 20
Category Hybrid - Dynamic Allocation
AMC ICICI Prudential Asset Management Company Limited
Rating
Risk Moderately High
Expense Ratio 2.08
Sharpe Ratio -0.3
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
30 Jun 15₹10,000
30 Jun 16₹10,731
30 Jun 17₹12,123
30 Jun 18₹13,038
30 Jun 19₹14,117
30 Jun 20₹13,800

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 ₹367,070.
Net Profit of ₹67,070
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 10 Jul 20

DurationReturns
1 Month 4.5%
3 Month 13.8%
6 Month -5%
1 Year 1.7%
3 Year 5.1%
5 Year 7%
10 Year
15 Year
Since launch 10%
Historical performance (Yearly) on absolute basis
YearReturns
2019 10.8%
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%
Fund Manager information for ICICI Prudential Balanced Advantage Fund
NameSinceTenure
Sankaran Naren14 Jul 172.96 Yr.
Rajat Chandak7 Sep 154.82 Yr.
Manish Banthia18 Nov 0910.62 Yr.
Ihab Dalwai29 Jan 182.42 Yr.
Priyanka Khandelwal15 Jun 173.04 Yr.

Data below for ICICI Prudential Balanced Advantage Fund as on 30 Apr 20

Asset Allocation
Asset ClassValue
Cash3.13%
Equity70.71%
Debt26.16%
Equity Sector Allocation
SectorValue
Financial Services17.62%
Consumer Cyclical9.97%
Consumer Defensive6.93%
Energy6.74%
Technology6.33%
Communication Services4.4%
Health Care4.19%
Basic Materials3.92%
Utility3.34%
Industrials2.84%
Real Estate0.42%
Debt Sector Allocation
SectorValue
Corporate23.72%
Cash Equivalent3.13%
Government2.44%
Credit Quality
RatingValue
A5.76%
AA81.47%
AAA12.77%
Top Securities Holdings / Portfolio
NameHoldingValueQuantity
Reliance Industries Ltd (Energy)
Equity, Since 31 Dec 08 | RELIANCE
5%₹1,255 Cr8,568,061
↓ -277,555
HDFC Bank Ltd (Financial Services)
Equity, Since 31 Mar 12 | HDFCBANK
5%₹1,166 Cr12,255,940
↓ -63,901
ICICI Bank Ltd (Financial Services)
Equity, Since 31 May 12 | ICICIBANK
3%₹858 Cr25,842,201
↑ 944,782
Bharti Airtel Ltd (Communication Services)
Equity, Since 31 Jan 15 | BHARTIARTL
3%₹798 Cr14,437,686
↑ 1,139,892
Infosys Ltd (Technology)
Equity, Since 31 Dec 08 | INFY
3%₹706 Cr10,216,534
↑ 729,901
Axis Bank Limited
Debentures | -
3%₹683 Cr6,900
↑ 600
NTPC Ltd (Utilities)
Equity, Since 31 Aug 14 | 532555
3%₹660 Cr67,411,523
↑ 3,277,921
Nifty 50 Index
- | -
3%₹635 Cr668,625
↑ 668,625
Kotak Mahindra Bank Ltd (Financial Services)
Equity, Since 30 Jun 15 | KOTAKBANK
2%₹599 Cr4,890,626
↑ 773,439
Motherson Sumi Systems Ltd (Consumer Cyclical)
Equity, Since 31 Jul 11 | MOTHERSUMI
2%₹545 Cr57,217,759
↓ -8,965,498

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