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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 April 15, 2019 , 72 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 ₹42.7289
↑ 0.04
₹1,5892.96.26.910.311.65.1
ICICI Prudential Equity and Debt Fund Growth ₹135.64
↑ 0.58
₹25,4675.48.26.414.115.6-1.9
ICICI Prudential Equity Arbitrage Fund Growth ₹24.4441
↓ -0.01
₹8,3541.42.86.16.16.76.2
ICICI Prudential Balanced Advantage Fund Growth ₹35.65
↑ 0.13
₹28,4993.87.5611.112.32.4
Note: Returns up to 1 year are on absolute basis & more than 1 year are on CAGR basis. as on 16 Apr 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 (16 Apr 19) ₹42.7289 ↑ 0.04   (0.09 %)
Net Assets (Cr) ₹1,589 on 28 Feb 19
Category Hybrid - Hybrid Debt
AMC ICICI Prudential Asset Management Company Limited
Rating
Risk Moderately High
Expense Ratio 2.28
Sharpe Ratio 0.9
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 Mar 14₹10,000
31 Mar 15₹12,324
31 Mar 16₹12,671
31 Mar 17₹14,685
31 Mar 18₹15,840
31 Mar 19₹17,134

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 ₹405,518.
Net Profit of ₹105,518
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 16 Apr 19

DurationReturns
1 Month 1%
3 Month 2.9%
6 Month 6.2%
1 Year 6.9%
3 Year 10.3%
5 Year 11.6%
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 154.03 Yr.
Manish Banthia19 Sep 135.45 Yr.
Priyanka Khandelwal15 Jun 171.71 Yr.

Data below for ICICI Prudential MIP 25 as on 28 Feb 19

Asset Allocation
Asset ClassValue
Cash4.4%
Equity13.94%
Debt81.64%
Other0.02%
Equity Sector Allocation
SectorValue
Consumer Cyclical4.86%
Financial Services3.54%
Consumer Defensive1.37%
Industrials1.35%
Basic Materials1.27%
Health Care0.94%
Energy0.62%
Debt Sector Allocation
SectorValue
Corporate75.65%
Government4.47%
Cash Equivalent4.4%
Securitized1.51%
Credit Quality
RatingValue
A21.88%
AA34.8%
AAA38.15%
BBB5.16%
Top Securities Holdings / Portfolio
NameHoldingValueQuantity
Housing And Urban Development Corporation Ltd.
Debentures | -
6%₹101 Cr1,000
↑ 1,000
Essar Oil Limited
Debentures | -
6%₹101 Cr100
Aqua Space Developers Pvt. Ltd.
Debentures | -
6%₹100 Cr1,000
Talwandi Sabo Power Limited
Debentures | -
6%₹98 Cr1,000
Tata Value Homes Limited
Debentures | -
5%₹75 Cr750
↑ 750
Prestige Estates Projects Limited
Debentures | -
5%₹75 Cr750
Tata Steel Limited
Debentures | -
4%₹72 Cr490
Crompton Greaves Consumer Electrcials Limited
Debentures | -
4%₹70 Cr700
↑ 700
IIERT June 2018 II Series A PTC
Unlisted bonds | -
4%₹68 Cr1,000
IDBI Bank Limited
Debentures | -
4%₹67 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 14.3% 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 (16 Apr 19) ₹135.64 ↑ 0.58   (0.43 %)
Net Assets (Cr) ₹25,467 on 28 Feb 19
Category Hybrid - Hybrid Equity
AMC ICICI Prudential Asset Management Company Limited
Rating
Risk Moderately High
Expense Ratio 2.32
Sharpe Ratio -0.58
Information Ratio 0.28
Alpha Ratio -5.01
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 Mar 14₹10,000
31 Mar 15₹13,861
31 Mar 16₹13,522
31 Mar 17₹17,265
31 Mar 18₹18,871
31 Mar 19₹20,314

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 ₹447,579.
Net Profit of ₹147,579
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 16 Apr 19

DurationReturns
1 Month 2.5%
3 Month 5.4%
6 Month 8.2%
1 Year 6.4%
3 Year 14.1%
5 Year 15.6%
10 Year
15 Year
Since launch 14.3%
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 28 Feb 19

Asset Allocation
Asset ClassValue
Cash10.19%
Equity70.3%
Debt19.41%
Other0.11%
Equity Sector Allocation
SectorValue
Financial Services18.52%
Basic Materials10.57%
Utility8.82%
Energy8.1%
Technology5.23%
Consumer Cyclical4.66%
Consumer Defensive4.62%
Communication Services4.62%
Health Care4.24%
Industrials3.89%
Real Estate0.4%
Debt Sector Allocation
SectorValue
Corporate17.51%
Cash Equivalent10.19%
Government1.36%
Securitized0.54%
Credit Quality
RatingValue
A0.03%
AA56.78%
AAA43.2%
Top Securities Holdings / Portfolio
NameHoldingValueQuantity
ICICI Bank Ltd (Financial Services)
Equity, Since 31 Jul 12 | ICICIBANK
7%₹1,740 Cr43,446,000
NTPC Ltd (Utilities)
Equity, Since 28 Feb 17 | 532555
5%₹1,450 Cr107,635,098
↓ -2,764,902
Net Current Assets
Net Current Assets | -
5%₹1,297 Cr
Oil & Natural Gas Corp Ltd (Energy)
Equity, Since 30 Apr 17 | 500312
5%₹1,201 Cr75,180,236
↓ -7,727,276
Bharti Airtel Ltd (Communication Services)
Equity, Since 31 May 16 | BHARTIARTL
4%₹1,180 Cr35,438,715
↑ 1,783,579
State Bank of India (Financial Services)
Equity, Since 30 Apr 15 | SBIN
4%₹1,123 Cr35,000,000
ITC Ltd (Consumer Defensive)
Equity, Since 28 Feb 17 | ITC
4%₹1,112 Cr37,406,376
↓ -6,612,089
Vedanta Ltd (Basic Materials)
Equity, Since 31 May 17 | 500295
4%₹1,051 Cr56,954,277
Infosys Ltd (Technology)
Equity, Since 30 Jun 16 | INFY
3%₹888 Cr11,942,544
↑ 1,994,448
Hindalco Industries Ltd (Basic Materials)
Equity, Since 31 Mar 17 | HINDALCO
3%₹807 Cr39,279,831
↑ 1,339,232

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 (16 Apr 19) ₹24.4441 ↓ -0.01   (-0.04 %)
Net Assets (Cr) ₹8,354 on 28 Feb 19
Category Hybrid - Arbitrage
AMC ICICI Prudential Asset Management Company Limited
Rating
Risk Moderate
Expense Ratio 1.04
Sharpe Ratio 4.76
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 Mar 14₹10,000
31 Mar 15₹10,866
31 Mar 16₹11,592
31 Mar 17₹12,347
31 Mar 18₹13,056
31 Mar 19₹13,842

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 16 Apr 19

DurationReturns
1 Month 0.5%
3 Month 1.4%
6 Month 2.8%
1 Year 6.1%
3 Year 6.1%
5 Year 6.7%
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 28 Feb 19

Asset Allocation
Asset ClassValue
Cash97.09%
Debt2.22%
Other1.13%
Equity Sector Allocation
SectorValue
Financial Services26.89%
Basic Materials10.76%
Health Care9.98%
Consumer Cyclical7.51%
Energy6.93%
Technology5.65%
Communication Services2.09%
Industrials1.71%
Utility0.91%
Consumer Defensive0.85%
Debt Sector Allocation
SectorValue
Cash Equivalent97.09%
Corporate1.63%
Government0.59%
Credit Quality
RatingValue
AA7.56%
AAA92.44%
Top Securities Holdings / Portfolio
NameHoldingValueQuantity
Cash Offset For Derivatives
Derivative Margin | -
74%₹5,811 Cr581,096
↓ -23,978
Hdfc Ltd.
Derivatives | -
9%-₹736 Cr3,724,500
Housing Development Finance Corp Ltd (Financial Services)
Equity, Since 31 Oct 16 | HDFC
9%₹733 Cr3,724,500
Reliance Industries Ltd.
Derivatives | -
7%-₹547 Cr3,981,500
↑ 2,500
Reliance Industries Ltd (Energy)
Equity, Since 31 Aug 18 | RELIANCE
7%₹543 Cr3,981,500
↑ 2,500
State Bank Of India
Derivatives | -
4%-₹309 Cr9,600,000
↓ -456,000
State Bank of India (Financial Services)
Equity, Since 31 Aug 18 | SBIN
4%₹308 Cr9,600,000
↓ -456,000
Upl Ltd.
Derivatives | -
4%-₹285 Cr2,966,400
↓ -1,200
UPL Ltd (Basic Materials)
Equity, Since 30 Sep 14 | UPL
4%₹284 Cr2,966,400
↓ -1,200
Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd.
Derivatives | -
4%-₹284 Cr5,890,500

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 10.9% 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 (16 Apr 19) ₹35.65 ↑ 0.13   (0.37 %)
Net Assets (Cr) ₹28,499 on 28 Feb 19
Category Hybrid - Dynamic Allocation
AMC ICICI Prudential Asset Management Company Limited
Rating
Risk Moderately High
Expense Ratio 2.36
Sharpe Ratio -0.13
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 Mar 14₹10,000
31 Mar 15₹12,661
31 Mar 16₹12,801
31 Mar 17₹15,097
31 Mar 18₹16,530
31 Mar 19₹17,644

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 ₹415,684.
Net Profit of ₹115,684
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 16 Apr 19

DurationReturns
1 Month 1.7%
3 Month 3.8%
6 Month 7.5%
1 Year 6%
3 Year 11.1%
5 Year 12.3%
10 Year
15 Year
Since launch 10.9%
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 28 Feb 19

Asset Allocation
Asset ClassValue
Cash41.05%
Equity37.79%
Debt20.68%
Other0.49%
Equity Sector Allocation
SectorValue
Financial Services23.19%
Consumer Cyclical10.26%
Technology8.85%
Consumer Defensive6.21%
Basic Materials4.72%
Industrials4.03%
Energy4.01%
Health Care3%
Utility2.34%
Communication Services0.94%
Real Estate0.16%
Debt Sector Allocation
SectorValue
Cash Equivalent41.05%
Corporate17.66%
Government2.82%
Securitized0.2%
Credit Quality
RatingValue
A4.16%
AA53.91%
AAA41.93%
Top Securities Holdings / Portfolio
NameHoldingValueQuantity
Net Current Assets
Net Current Assets | -
32%₹9,366 Cr
Nifty 50 Index
- | -
8%-₹2,232 Cr1,910,625
↑ 1,910,625
Housing Development Finance Corp Ltd (Financial Services)
Equity, Since 31 Aug 16 | HDFC
4%₹1,218 Cr6,189,750
HDFC Bank Ltd (Financial Services)
Equity, Since 31 Mar 12 | HDFCBANK
4%₹1,174 Cr5,063,034
↓ -1,400,812
Infosys Ltd (Technology)
Equity, Since 31 Dec 08 | INFY
3%₹1,020 Cr13,711,800
↓ -327,326
Axis Bank Ltd (Financial Services)
Equity, Since 31 Mar 14 | 532215
3%₹913 Cr11,750,982
↓ -1,179,122
ITC Ltd (Consumer Defensive)
Equity, Since 30 Jun 13 | ITC
3%₹742 Cr24,958,096
Kotak Mahindra Bank Ltd (Financial Services)
Equity, Since 30 Jun 15 | KOTAKBANK
2%₹726 Cr5,439,450
Hdfc Ltd.
Derivatives | -
2%-₹650 Cr3,287,500
↑ 420,500
Infosys Ltd.
Derivatives | -
2%-₹646 Cr8,638,800
↓ -780,000

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