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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 January 16, 2020 , 445 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 ₹45.6315
↑ 0.02
₹1,6963.34.8108.78.79.6
ICICI Prudential Equity and Debt Fund Growth ₹142.48
↑ 0.25
₹23,5017.55.111.19.79.19.3
ICICI Prudential Equity Arbitrage Fund Growth ₹25.5655
↓ -0.01
₹14,0241.22.5666.45.9
ICICI Prudential Balanced Advantage Fund Growth ₹38.53
↑ 0.01
₹28,3834.86.912.210.39.110.8
Note: Returns up to 1 year are on absolute basis & more than 1 year are on CAGR basis. as on 17 Jan 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 10.1% 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 (17 Jan 20) ₹45.6315 ↑ 0.02   (0.05 %)
Net Assets (Cr) ₹1,696 on 30 Nov 19
Category Hybrid - Hybrid Debt
AMC ICICI Prudential Asset Management Company Limited
Rating
Risk Moderately High
Expense Ratio 1.99
Sharpe Ratio 2.08
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 Dec 14₹10,000
31 Dec 15₹10,642
31 Dec 16₹11,805
31 Dec 17₹13,330
31 Dec 18₹14,007
31 Dec 19₹15,347

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 17 Jan 20

DurationReturns
1 Month 1.1%
3 Month 3.3%
6 Month 4.8%
1 Year 10%
3 Year 8.7%
5 Year 8.7%
10 Year
15 Year
Since launch 10.1%
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 154.87 Yr.
Manish Banthia19 Sep 136.29 Yr.
Priyanka Khandelwal15 Jun 172.55 Yr.

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

Asset Allocation
Asset ClassValue
Cash4.72%
Equity19.29%
Debt75.97%
Other0.03%
Equity Sector Allocation
SectorValue
Financial Services5.46%
Consumer Cyclical3.7%
Consumer Defensive1.97%
Industrials1.25%
Communication Services1.05%
Basic Materials0.82%
Energy0.75%
Technology0.55%
Health Care0.54%
Debt Sector Allocation
SectorValue
Corporate62.31%
Government13.66%
Cash Equivalent4.72%
Credit Quality
RatingValue
A20.98%
AA51.72%
AAA27.3%
Top Securities Holdings / Portfolio
NameHoldingValueQuantity
Housing And Urban Development Corporation Ltd.
Debentures | -
6%₹107 Cr1,000
Essar Oil Limited
Debentures | -
6%₹101 Cr100
Aqua Space Developers Pvt. Ltd.
Debentures | -
6%₹100 Cr1,000
Talwandi Sabo Power Limited
Debentures | -
6%₹99 Cr1,000
MUTHOOT FINANCE LIMITED
Debentures | -
5%₹90 Cr900
Tata Steel Limited
Debentures | -
5%₹78 Cr490
Prestige Estates Projects Limited
Debentures | -
4%₹74 Cr750
TMF HOLDINGS LIMITED
Debentures | -
4%₹71 Cr700
Treps
CBLO/Reverse Repo | -
4%₹71 Cr
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 14.1% 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 (17 Jan 20) ₹142.48 ↑ 0.25   (0.18 %)
Net Assets (Cr) ₹23,501 on 30 Nov 19
Category Hybrid - Hybrid Equity
AMC ICICI Prudential Asset Management Company Limited
Rating
Risk Moderately High
Expense Ratio 2.07
Sharpe Ratio 0.63
Information Ratio -0.52
Alpha Ratio -3.3
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 Dec 14₹10,000
31 Dec 15₹10,210
31 Dec 16₹11,604
31 Dec 17₹14,479
31 Dec 18₹14,203
31 Dec 19₹15,528

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 17 Jan 20

DurationReturns
1 Month 2.9%
3 Month 7.5%
6 Month 5.1%
1 Year 11.1%
3 Year 9.7%
5 Year 9.1%
10 Year
15 Year
Since launch 14.1%
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 153.98 Yr.
Manish Banthia19 Sep 136.2 Yr.
Priyanka Khandelwal15 Jun 172.46 Yr.
Atul Patel3 Aug 163.33 Yr.

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

Asset Allocation
Asset ClassValue
Cash5.62%
Equity73.5%
Debt20.74%
Other0.13%
Equity Sector Allocation
SectorValue
Financial Services19.98%
Basic Materials9.73%
Utility7.73%
Communication Services7.36%
Energy7.32%
Health Care5.23%
Technology4.73%
Consumer Cyclical4.6%
Consumer Defensive4.19%
Industrials3.1%
Real Estate0.61%
Debt Sector Allocation
SectorValue
Corporate18.48%
Cash Equivalent5.51%
Government2.37%
Credit Quality
RatingValue
A0.03%
AA77.49%
AAA22.48%
Top Securities Holdings / Portfolio
NameHoldingValueQuantity
ICICI Bank Ltd (Financial Services)
Equity, Since 31 Jul 12 | ICICIBANK
7%₹1,743 Cr34,000,000
↓ -6,642,341
Bharti Airtel Ltd (Communication Services)
Equity, Since 31 May 16 | BHARTIARTL
7%₹1,529 Cr34,562,454
↓ -250,000
NTPC Ltd (Utilities)
Equity, Since 28 Feb 17 | 532555
6%₹1,393 Cr119,712,820
↑ 1,027,015
State Bank of India (Financial Services)
Equity, Since 30 Apr 15 | SBIN
4%₹923 Cr27,000,000
↓ -6,768,512
ITC Ltd (Consumer Defensive)
Equity, Since 28 Feb 17 | ITC
4%₹916 Cr37,162,106
Oil & Natural Gas Corp Ltd (Energy)
Equity, Since 30 Apr 17 | 500312
4%₹894 Cr67,864,925
Vedanta Ltd (Basic Materials)
Equity, Since 31 May 17 | 500295
3%₹785 Cr54,318,094
Hindalco Industries Ltd (Basic Materials)
Equity, Since 31 Mar 17 | HINDALCO
3%₹760 Cr37,972,141
Infosys Ltd (Technology)
Equity, Since 30 Jun 16 | INFY
3%₹692 Cr9,942,134
↑ 100,000
Indian Oil Corp Ltd (Energy)
Equity, Since 30 Jun 17 | IOC
3%₹612 Cr46,590,231

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 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 (17 Jan 20) ₹25.5655 ↓ -0.01   (-0.02 %)
Net Assets (Cr) ₹14,024 on 30 Nov 19
Category Hybrid - Arbitrage
AMC ICICI Prudential Asset Management Company Limited
Rating
Risk Moderate
Expense Ratio 0.95
Sharpe Ratio 3.65
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 Dec 14₹10,000
31 Dec 15₹10,756
31 Dec 16₹11,487
31 Dec 17₹12,118
31 Dec 18₹12,872
31 Dec 19₹13,635

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 17 Jan 20

DurationReturns
1 Month 0.4%
3 Month 1.2%
6 Month 2.5%
1 Year 6%
3 Year 6%
5 Year 6.4%
10 Year
15 Year
Since launch 7.5%
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 118.92 Yr.
Manish Banthia19 Nov 0910.12 Yr.
Manish Banthia5 Sep 181.32 Yr.
Dharmesh Kakkad5 Sep 181.32 Yr.

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

Asset Allocation
Asset ClassValue
Cash93.94%
Debt5.47%
Other0.86%
Equity Sector Allocation
SectorValue
Financial Services22.86%
Technology7.82%
Energy7.68%
Basic Materials7.11%
Health Care5.8%
Consumer Defensive5.21%
Consumer Cyclical3.68%
Industrials3.19%
Utility1.65%
Communication Services1.04%
Real Estate0.13%
Debt Sector Allocation
SectorValue
Cash Equivalent87.57%
Corporate8.07%
Government3.78%
Credit Quality
RatingValue
AA4.83%
AAA95.17%
Top Securities Holdings / Portfolio
NameHoldingValueQuantity
Cash Offset For Derivatives
Derivative Margin | -
66%₹9,317 Cr931,655
↑ 62,220
Future on HDFC Bank Ltd
Derivatives | -
12%-₹1,635 Cr8,869,250
↑ 8,869,250
Housing Development Finance Corp Ltd (Financial Services)
Equity, Since 31 Oct 16 | HDFC
8%₹1,117 Cr4,864,250
↑ 38,250
Future on Reliance Industries Ltd
Derivatives | -
7%-₹920 Cr5,898,500
↑ 5,898,500
Reliance Industries Ltd (Energy)
Equity, Since 31 Aug 18 | RELIANCE
7%₹915 Cr5,898,500
↑ 56,000
Future on Infosys Ltd
Derivatives | -
4%-₹516 Cr7,383,600
↑ 7,383,600
Infosys Ltd (Technology)
Equity, Since 31 Jul 18 | INFY
4%₹514 Cr7,383,600
↓ -177,600
HDFC Bank Ltd (Financial Services)
Equity, Since 30 Apr 19 | HDFCBANK
4%₹511 Cr4,005,000
↓ -1,425,500
Treps
CBLO/Reverse Repo | -
3%₹425 Cr
Future on State Bank of India
Derivatives | -
3%-₹420 Cr12,234,000
↑ 12,234,000

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 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 (17 Jan 20) ₹38.53 ↑ 0.01   (0.03 %)
Net Assets (Cr) ₹28,383 on 30 Nov 19
Category Hybrid - Dynamic Allocation
AMC ICICI Prudential Asset Management Company Limited
Rating
Risk Moderately High
Expense Ratio 2.08
Sharpe Ratio 1.21
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 Dec 14₹10,000
31 Dec 15₹10,670
31 Dec 16₹11,454
31 Dec 17₹13,631
31 Dec 18₹13,964
31 Dec 19₹15,471

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 17 Jan 20

DurationReturns
1 Month 1.6%
3 Month 4.8%
6 Month 6.9%
1 Year 12.2%
3 Year 10.3%
5 Year 9.1%
10 Year
15 Year
Since launch 10.9%
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 172.38 Yr.
Rajat Chandak7 Sep 154.24 Yr.
Manish Banthia18 Nov 0910.04 Yr.
Ihab Dalwai29 Jan 181.84 Yr.
Priyanka Khandelwal15 Jun 172.46 Yr.
Dharmesh Kakkad5 Sep 181.24 Yr.

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

Asset Allocation
Asset ClassValue
Cash28.32%
Equity47.37%
Debt23.76%
Other0.55%
Equity Sector Allocation
SectorValue
Financial Services22.98%
Consumer Cyclical7.8%
Technology7.02%
Consumer Defensive6.83%
Energy4.6%
Basic Materials3.9%
Industrials3.5%
Health Care3.48%
Communication Services3.15%
Utility1.97%
Real Estate0.45%
Debt Sector Allocation
SectorValue
Cash Equivalent27.97%
Corporate19.41%
Government4.7%
Credit Quality
RatingValue
A4.45%
AA52.92%
AAA42.63%
Top Securities Holdings / Portfolio
NameHoldingValueQuantity
Net Current Assets
Net Current Assets | -
21%₹6,061 Cr
Future on Nifty 50 Index
- | -
6%-₹1,759 Cr1,453,650
↑ 650,025
HDFC Bank Ltd (Financial Services)
Equity, Since 31 Mar 12 | HDFCBANK
4%₹1,186 Cr9,301,415
Housing Development Finance Corp Ltd (Financial Services)
Equity, Since 31 Aug 16 | HDFC
4%₹1,078 Cr4,692,463
↓ -412,014
ICICI Bank Ltd (Financial Services)
Equity, Since 31 May 12 | ICICIBANK
4%₹999 Cr19,490,177
Reliance Industries Ltd (Energy)
Equity, Since 31 Dec 08 | RELIANCE
3%₹864 Cr5,569,500
↓ -1,046,725
Treps
CBLO/Reverse Repo | -
3%₹842 Cr
Axis Bank Ltd (Financial Services)
Equity, Since 31 Mar 14 | 532215
2%₹698 Cr9,446,420
↓ -447,775
Infosys Ltd (Technology)
Equity, Since 31 Dec 08 | INFY
2%₹664 Cr9,529,600
↑ 170,334
ITC Ltd (Consumer Defensive)
Equity, Since 30 Jun 13 | ITC
2%₹646 Cr26,232,177

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