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Top 4 Best Balanced Funds by ICICI Prudential Mutual Fund 2022

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Top 4 Best Balanced Funds by ICICI Prudential Mutual Fund 2022

Updated on May 16, 2022 , 4305 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 (%)2021 (%)
ICICI Prudential MIP 25 Growth ₹54.7571
↓ -0.20
₹3,304-1.5-1.15.68.78.19.9
ICICI Prudential Equity and Debt Fund Growth ₹215.48
↓ -3.65
₹19,274-3.6-2.418.917.91341.7
ICICI Prudential Equity Arbitrage Fund Growth ₹27.9981
↑ 0.01
₹13,6770.81.73.94.353.9
ICICI Prudential Balanced Advantage Fund Growth ₹48.38
↓ -0.47
₹39,479-1.9-2.26.711.29.515.1
Note: Returns up to 1 year are on absolute basis & more than 1 year are on CAGR basis. as on 19 May 22

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 9.8% since its launch.  Ranked 2 in Hybrid Debt category.  Return for 2021 was 9.9% , 2020 was 10.9% and 2019 was 9.6% .

Below is the key information for ICICI Prudential MIP 25

ICICI Prudential MIP 25
Growth
Launch Date 30 Mar 04
NAV (19 May 22) ₹54.7571 ↓ -0.20   (-0.36 %)
Net Assets (Cr) ₹3,304 on 31 Mar 22
Category Hybrid - Hybrid Debt
AMC ICICI Prudential Asset Management Company Limited
Rating
Risk Moderately High
Expense Ratio 1.87
Sharpe Ratio 1.7
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 Apr 17₹10,000
30 Apr 18₹10,770
30 Apr 19₹11,526
30 Apr 20₹11,949
30 Apr 21₹13,896
30 Apr 22₹15,080

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 19 May 22

DurationReturns
1 Month -1.7%
3 Month -1.5%
6 Month -1.1%
1 Year 5.6%
3 Year 8.7%
5 Year 8.1%
10 Year
15 Year
Since launch 9.8%
Historical performance (Yearly) on absolute basis
YearReturns
2021 9.9%
2020 10.9%
2019 9.6%
2018 5.1%
2017 12.9%
2016 10.9%
2015 6.4%
2014 22.5%
2013 5.9%
2012 17.3%
Fund Manager information for ICICI Prudential MIP 25
NameSinceTenure
Manish Banthia19 Sep 138.62 Yr.
Priyanka Khandelwal15 Jun 174.88 Yr.
Roshan Chutkey2 May 220 Yr.

Data below for ICICI Prudential MIP 25 as on 31 Mar 22

Asset Allocation
Asset ClassValue
Cash17.7%
Equity22.04%
Debt60.26%
Equity Sector Allocation
SectorValue
Financial Services11.79%
Communication Services3.92%
Technology2.05%
Health Care1.8%
Industrials1.8%
Consumer Cyclical0.28%
Consumer Defensive0.23%
Basic Materials0.17%
Debt Sector Allocation
SectorValue
Corporate43.06%
Cash Equivalent17.7%
Government17.2%
Credit Quality
RatingValue
A9.6%
AA49.68%
AAA40.71%
Top Securities Holdings / Portfolio
NameHoldingValueQuantity
6.67% Govt Stock 2035
Sovereign Bonds | -
6%₹185 Cr19,757,570
ICICI Bank Ltd (Financial Services)
Equity, Since 30 Jun 19 | ICICIBANK
5%₹150 Cr1,973,388
4.68% Govt Stock 2034
Sovereign Bonds | -
4%₹138 Cr14,144,000
6.1% Govt Stock 2031
Sovereign Bonds | -
4%₹118 Cr12,776,000
Bharti Airtel Ltd (Communication Services)
Equity, Since 30 Nov 20 | BHARTIARTL
4%₹116 Cr1,567,684
L&T Metro Rail (Hyderabad) Limited
Debentures | -
3%₹83 Cr850
TATA Steel Limited
Debentures | -
2%₹81 Cr440
Nayara Energy Limited
Debentures | -
2%₹74 Cr750
IDBI Bank Limited
Debentures | -
2%₹71 Cr694
Muthoot Finance Limited
Debentures | -
2%₹66 Cr650,000

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 14.6% since its launch.  Ranked 7 in Hybrid Equity category.  Return for 2021 was 41.7% , 2020 was 9% and 2019 was 9.3% .

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 (19 May 22) ₹215.48 ↓ -3.65   (-1.67 %)
Net Assets (Cr) ₹19,274 on 31 Mar 22
Category Hybrid - Hybrid Equity
AMC ICICI Prudential Asset Management Company Limited
Rating
Risk Moderately High
Expense Ratio 1.78
Sharpe Ratio 2.68
Information Ratio 0.5
Alpha Ratio 15.38
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 Apr 17₹10,000
30 Apr 18₹11,103
30 Apr 19₹11,654
30 Apr 20₹10,172
30 Apr 21₹14,965
30 Apr 22₹19,575

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 ₹415,684.
Net Profit of ₹115,684
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 19 May 22

DurationReturns
1 Month -5.8%
3 Month -3.6%
6 Month -2.4%
1 Year 18.9%
3 Year 17.9%
5 Year 13%
10 Year
15 Year
Since launch 14.6%
Historical performance (Yearly) on absolute basis
YearReturns
2021 41.7%
2020 9%
2019 9.3%
2018 -1.9%
2017 24.8%
2016 13.7%
2015 2.1%
2014 45.6%
2013 11.2%
2012 29.4%
Fund Manager information for ICICI Prudential Equity and Debt Fund
NameSinceTenure
Sankaran Naren7 Dec 156.4 Yr.
Manish Banthia19 Sep 138.62 Yr.
Mittul Kalawadia29 Dec 201.34 Yr.
Nikhil Kabra29 Dec 201.34 Yr.
Priyanka Khandelwal15 Jun 174.88 Yr.
Sri Sharma30 Apr 211 Yr.

Data below for ICICI Prudential Equity and Debt Fund as on 31 Mar 22

Asset Allocation
Asset ClassValue
Cash9.05%
Equity73.21%
Debt17.74%
Equity Sector Allocation
SectorValue
Financial Services21.07%
Communication Services8.35%
Consumer Cyclical7.97%
Utility7.65%
Technology6.63%
Energy6.59%
Basic Materials5.54%
Health Care3%
Industrials2.97%
Consumer Defensive2.33%
Real Estate1.05%
Debt Sector Allocation
SectorValue
Corporate9.66%
Cash Equivalent9.05%
Government8.08%
Credit Quality
RatingValue
A3.68%
AA43.74%
AAA52.58%
Top Securities Holdings / Portfolio
NameHoldingValueQuantity
Bharti Airtel Ltd (Communication Services)
Equity, Since 31 May 16 | BHARTIARTL
8%₹1,490 Cr19,738,589
↓ -1,792,650
NTPC Ltd (Utilities)
Equity, Since 28 Feb 17 | 532555
8%₹1,474 Cr109,206,040
ICICI Bank Ltd (Financial Services)
Equity, Since 31 Jul 12 | ICICIBANK
7%₹1,444 Cr19,768,000
Oil & Natural Gas Corp Ltd (Energy)
Equity, Since 30 Apr 17 | 500312
6%₹1,086 Cr66,279,479
↑ 9,732,261
5.53% Govt Stock 2033
Sovereign Bonds | -
4%₹713 Cr71,450,000
↑ 53,950,000
Hindalco Industries Ltd (Basic Materials)
Equity, Since 31 Mar 17 | HINDALCO
4%₹706 Cr12,392,026
↓ -585,875
Tata Motors Ltd Class A (Consumer Cyclical)
Equity, Since 30 Nov 16 | TATAMTRDVR
3%₹599 Cr29,019,761
HCL Technologies Ltd (Technology)
Equity, Since 31 Jan 21 | HCLTECH
3%₹590 Cr5,067,176
↑ 399,700
Sun Pharmaceuticals Industries Ltd (Healthcare)
Equity, Since 31 May 16 | SUNPHARMA
3%₹539 Cr5,887,349
↓ -1,341,200
Infosys Ltd (Technology)
Equity, Since 30 Jun 16 | INFY
3%₹535 Cr2,804,241
↓ -168,940

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 6.9% since its launch.  Ranked 4 in Arbitrage category.  Return for 2021 was 3.9% , 2020 was 4.3% and 2019 was 5.9% .

Below is the key information for ICICI Prudential Equity Arbitrage Fund

ICICI Prudential Equity Arbitrage Fund
Growth
Launch Date 30 Dec 06
NAV (19 May 22) ₹27.9981 ↑ 0.01   (0.04 %)
Net Assets (Cr) ₹13,677 on 31 Mar 22
Category Hybrid - Arbitrage
AMC ICICI Prudential Asset Management Company Limited
Rating
Risk Moderate
Expense Ratio 0.97
Sharpe Ratio 0.59
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 Apr 17₹10,000
30 Apr 18₹10,584
30 Apr 19₹11,262
30 Apr 20₹11,937
30 Apr 21₹12,341
30 Apr 22₹12,807

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 ₹349,120.
Net Profit of ₹49,120
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 19 May 22

DurationReturns
1 Month 0.3%
3 Month 0.8%
6 Month 1.7%
1 Year 3.9%
3 Year 4.3%
5 Year 5%
10 Year
15 Year
Since launch 6.9%
Historical performance (Yearly) on absolute basis
YearReturns
2021 3.9%
2020 4.3%
2019 5.9%
2018 6.2%
2017 5.5%
2016 6.8%
2015 7.6%
2014 8.6%
2013 9.8%
2012 10.1%
Fund Manager information for ICICI Prudential Equity Arbitrage Fund
NameSinceTenure
Kayzad Eghlim1 Feb 1111.25 Yr.
Rohan Maru29 Dec 201.33 Yr.
Nikhil Kabra29 Dec 201.33 Yr.
Priyanka Khandelwal1 Jun 201.91 Yr.

Data below for ICICI Prudential Equity Arbitrage Fund as on 31 Mar 22

Asset Allocation
Asset ClassValue
Cash92.76%
Debt7.55%
Equity Sector Allocation
SectorValue
Financial Services15.14%
Basic Materials14.74%
Energy6.73%
Industrials5.91%
Health Care5.43%
Technology5.28%
Consumer Cyclical4.75%
Communication Services3.92%
Consumer Defensive3.73%
Utility2.02%
Real Estate1.6%
Debt Sector Allocation
SectorValue
Cash Equivalent92.04%
Government6.82%
Corporate1.45%
Credit Quality
RatingValue
AA3.2%
AAA96.8%
Top Securities Holdings / Portfolio
NameHoldingValueQuantity
182 Dtb 19052022
Sovereign Bonds | -
4%₹498 Cr50,000,000
Future on Reliance Industries Ltd
Derivatives | -
3%-₹467 Cr1,761,750
↑ 465,250
Reliance Industries Ltd (Energy)
Equity, Since 31 Aug 18 | RELIANCE
3%₹464 Cr1,761,750
↑ 465,250
Future on Adani Ports & Special Economic Zone Ltd
Derivatives | -
3%-₹454 Cr5,832,500
↑ 112,500
Adani Ports & Special Economic Zone Ltd (Industrials)
Equity, Since 31 Aug 19 | ADANIPORTS
3%₹452 Cr5,832,500
↑ 112,500
Future on Tata Steel Ltd.
Derivatives | -
3%-₹402 Cr3,057,875
↓ -529,125
Tata Steel Ltd (Basic Materials)
Equity, Since 31 Jul 20 | TATASTEEL
3%₹400 Cr3,057,875
↓ -529,125
182 Dtb 08092022
Sovereign Bonds | -
3%₹393 Cr40,000,000
↑ 40,000,000
182 Dtb 15092022
Sovereign Bonds | -
2%₹294 Cr30,000,000
↑ 30,000,000
Future on Axis Bank Ltd
Derivatives | -
2%-₹293 Cr3,832,800
↑ 936,000

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 10.8% since its launch.  Ranked 18 in Dynamic Allocation category.  Return for 2021 was 15.1% , 2020 was 11.7% and 2019 was 10.8% .

Below is the key information for ICICI Prudential Balanced Advantage Fund

ICICI Prudential Balanced Advantage Fund
Growth
Launch Date 30 Dec 06
NAV (19 May 22) ₹48.38 ↓ -0.47   (-0.96 %)
Net Assets (Cr) ₹39,479 on 31 Mar 22
Category Hybrid - Dynamic Allocation
AMC ICICI Prudential Asset Management Company Limited
Rating
Risk Moderately High
Expense Ratio 1.72
Sharpe Ratio 1.96
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 Apr 17₹10,000
30 Apr 18₹11,050
30 Apr 19₹11,632
30 Apr 20₹10,965
30 Apr 21₹14,557
30 Apr 22₹16,225

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 19 May 22

DurationReturns
1 Month -2.4%
3 Month -1.9%
6 Month -2.2%
1 Year 6.7%
3 Year 11.2%
5 Year 9.5%
10 Year
15 Year
Since launch 10.8%
Historical performance (Yearly) on absolute basis
YearReturns
2021 15.1%
2020 11.7%
2019 10.8%
2018 2.4%
2017 19%
2016 7.3%
2015 6.7%
2014 29%
2013 10.9%
2012 33.3%
Fund Manager information for ICICI Prudential Balanced Advantage Fund
NameSinceTenure
Sankaran Naren14 Jul 174.8 Yr.
Rajat Chandak7 Sep 156.65 Yr.
Manish Banthia18 Nov 0912.45 Yr.
Ihab Dalwai29 Jan 184.25 Yr.
Ritesh Lunawat29 Dec 201.33 Yr.
Priyanka Khandelwal15 Jun 174.88 Yr.
Sri Sharma30 Apr 211 Yr.

Data below for ICICI Prudential Balanced Advantage Fund as on 31 Mar 22

Asset Allocation
Asset ClassValue
Cash45.99%
Equity35.4%
Debt18.61%
Equity Sector Allocation
SectorValue
Financial Services21.35%
Technology8.3%
Consumer Cyclical7.99%
Energy7.99%
Consumer Defensive5.26%
Basic Materials4.11%
Communication Services3.72%
Health Care3.37%
Industrials2.42%
Utility1.83%
Real Estate0.16%
Debt Sector Allocation
SectorValue
Cash Equivalent45.99%
Government10.75%
Corporate7.59%
Securitized0.27%
Credit Quality
RatingValue
A3.24%
AA22.46%
AAA74.3%
Top Securities Holdings / Portfolio
NameHoldingValueQuantity
Future on Nifty 50 Index
- | -
9%-₹3,631 Cr2,069,800
↑ 2,069,800
Reliance Industries Ltd (Energy)
Equity, Since 31 Dec 08 | RELIANCE
6%₹2,289 Cr8,687,965
↓ -175,750
5.53% Govt Stock 2033
Sovereign Bonds | -
6%₹2,215 Cr221,950,350
↑ 86,450,000
ICICI Bank Ltd (Financial Services)
Equity, Since 31 May 12 | ICICIBANK
5%₹1,945 Cr26,638,630
↓ -941,875
Infosys Ltd (Technology)
Equity, Since 31 Dec 08 | INFY
5%₹1,874 Cr9,825,108
↓ -777,900
HDFC Bank Ltd (Financial Services)
Equity, Since 31 Mar 12 | HDFCBANK
4%₹1,522 Cr10,353,623
↓ -484,000
Future on Reliance Industries Ltd
Derivatives | -
3%-₹1,281 Cr4,979,000
↑ 67,750
Bharti Airtel Ltd (Communication Services)
Equity, Since 31 Jan 15 | BHARTIARTL
3%₹1,165 Cr15,429,765
↓ -815,100
Housing Development Finance Corp Ltd (Financial Services)
Equity, Since 31 Aug 16 | HDFC
3%₹1,133 Cr4,738,318
↑ 264,046
Future on Infosys Ltd
Derivatives | -
3%-₹1,027 Cr5,365,800
↓ -216,900

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