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Best performing Mutual Funds for August 2021

Updated on October 13, 2021 , 28027 views

Based on criteria below we have selected Best Performing Mutual Funds for August, 2021. We have filtered funds having minimum 100 Crores of assets under management from all categories.

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Top 11 Best Mutual Funds August 2021

FundNAVNet Assets (Cr)Min InvestmentMin SIP Investment1 MO (%)3 MO (%)6 MO (%)1 YR (%)3 YR (%)5 YR (%)2020 (%)
UTI Credit Risk Fund Growth ₹13.632
↑ 0.09
₹411 5,000 500 16.517.819.422.4-5.5-1-27.8
UTI Transportation & Logistics Fund Growth ₹139.18
↓ -0.13
₹1,344 5,000 500 14.113.321.455.611.56.711
ICICI Prudential Large & Mid Cap Fund Growth ₹558.59
↑ 2.54
₹3,888 5,000 100 10.719.437.784.922.616.111.7
SBI PSU Fund Growth ₹13.6966
↑ 0.15
₹391 5,000 500 10.111.932.175.3135.9-10
HDFC Focused 30 Fund Growth ₹115.938
↑ 1.52
₹813 5,000 500 1016.533.974.317.3124.2
Sundaram Short Term Debt Fund Growth ₹36.1902
↑ 0.01
₹297 5,000 250 9.710.611.613.35.95.89.2
SBI Consumption Opportunities Fund Growth ₹180.314
↑ 1.60
₹774 5,000 500 9.712.729.974.91816.413.9
UTI Dynamic Bond Fund Growth ₹23.3627
↑ 0.07
₹221 10,000 500 9.310.210.911.64.95.15.9
HDFC Equity Fund Growth ₹1,032.8
↑ 11.77
₹25,541 5,000 500 9.31532.279.620.215.46.4
Baroda Pioneer Multi Cap Fund Growth ₹182.79
↑ 1.82
₹1,116 5,000 500 9.121.24280.926.916.619.5
ICICI Prudential Dividend Yield Equity Fund Growth ₹27.4
↑ 0.17
₹446 5,000 100 9.118.738.888.119.614.514.1
Note: Returns up to 1 year are on absolute basis & more than 1 year are on CAGR basis. as on 14 Oct 21

*Below is the list of Top Mutual Funds for August, 2021 having Assets >= 100 Crore

1. UTI Credit Risk Fund

(Erstwhile UTI Income Opportunities Fund)

The investment objective of the scheme is to generate reasonable income and capital appreciation by investing in debt and money market instruments across different maturities and credit ratings. There is no assurance that the investment objective of the scheme will be achieved.

UTI Credit Risk Fund is a Debt - Credit Risk fund was launched on 19 Nov 12. It is a fund with Moderate risk and has given a CAGR/Annualized return of 3.5% since its launch.  Ranked 20 in Credit Risk category.  Return for 2020 was -27.8% , 2019 was -4.8% and 2018 was 5.5% .

Below is the key information for UTI Credit Risk Fund

UTI Credit Risk Fund
Growth
Launch Date 19 Nov 12
NAV (14 Oct 21) ₹13.632 ↑ 0.09   (0.67 %)
Net Assets (Cr) ₹411 on 31 Aug 21
Category Debt - Credit Risk
AMC UTI Asset Management Company Ltd
Rating
Risk Moderate
Expense Ratio 0
Sharpe Ratio 2.99
Information Ratio 0
Alpha Ratio 0
Min Investment 5,000
Min SIP Investment 500
Exit Load 0-12 Months (1%),12 Months and above(NIL)
Yield to Maturity 5.83%
Effective Maturity 1 Year 10 Months 24 Days
Modified Duration 1 Year 3 Months 11 Days

Growth of 10,000 investment over the years.

DateValue
30 Sep 16₹10,000
30 Sep 17₹10,817
30 Sep 18₹11,293
30 Sep 19₹10,896
30 Sep 20₹7,760
30 Sep 21₹9,468

UTI Credit Risk Fund SIP Returns

   
My Monthly Investment:
Investment Tenure:
Years
Expected Annual Returns:
%

Returns for UTI Credit Risk Fund

Returns up to 1 year are on absolute basis & more than 1 year are on CAGR (Compound Annual Growth Rate) basis. as on 14 Oct 21

DurationReturns
1 Month 16.5%
3 Month 17.8%
6 Month 19.4%
1 Year 22.4%
3 Year -5.5%
5 Year -1%
10 Year
15 Year
Since launch 3.5%
Historical performance (Yearly) on absolute basis
YearReturns
2020 -27.8%
2019 -4.8%
2018 5.5%
2017 6.9%
2016 10.3%
2015 8.9%
2014 11.5%
2013 7.7%
2012
2011
Fund Manager information for UTI Credit Risk Fund
NameSinceTenure
Ritesh Nambiar9 Nov 128.81 Yr.

Data below for UTI Credit Risk Fund as on 31 Aug 21

Asset Allocation
Asset ClassValue
Cash21%
Debt79%
Debt Sector Allocation
SectorValue
Corporate56.61%
Government22.38%
Cash Equivalent21%
Credit Quality
RatingValue
A8.81%
AA55.09%
AAA36.1%
Top Securities Holdings / Portfolio
NameHoldingValueQuantity
National Bank For Agriculture and Rural Development
Debentures | -
6%₹26 Cr250
182 DTB 09122021
Sovereign Bonds | -
6%₹25 Cr250,000,000
The Tata Power Company Limited
Debentures | -
5%₹21 Cr200
Hindalco Industries Limited
Debentures | -
5%₹21 Cr200
Torrent Power Limited
Debentures | -
5%₹20 Cr20
Amba River Coke Limited
Debentures | -
5%₹20 Cr201
Dilip Buildcon Limited
Debentures | -
5%₹20 Cr200
Tata Steel Limited
Debentures | -
4%₹18 Cr100
Aadhar Housing Finance Limited
Debentures | -
4%₹17 Cr170,000
JM Financial Asset Reconstruction Company Limited
Debentures | -
4%₹15 Cr150

2. UTI Transportation & Logistics Fund

Investment Objective is “capital appreciation” through investments in stocks of the companies engaged in the transportation and logistics sector.

UTI Transportation & Logistics Fund is a Equity - Sectoral fund was launched on 11 Apr 04. It is a fund with High risk and has given a CAGR/Annualized return of 16.2% since its launch.  Ranked 19 in Sectoral category.  Return for 2020 was 11% , 2019 was -8.7% and 2018 was -19.5% .

Below is the key information for UTI Transportation & Logistics Fund

UTI Transportation & Logistics Fund
Growth
Launch Date 11 Apr 04
NAV (14 Oct 21) ₹139.18 ↓ -0.13   (-0.09 %)
Net Assets (Cr) ₹1,344 on 31 Aug 21
Category Equity - Sectoral
AMC UTI Asset Management Company Ltd
Rating
Risk High
Expense Ratio 2.38
Sharpe Ratio 1.57
Information Ratio 0
Alpha Ratio 0
Min Investment 5,000
Min SIP Investment 500
Exit Load 0-1 Years (1%),1 Years and above(NIL)

Growth of 10,000 investment over the years.

DateValue
30 Sep 16₹10,000
30 Sep 17₹11,402
30 Sep 18₹10,480
30 Sep 19₹8,870
30 Sep 20₹8,880
30 Sep 21₹12,673

UTI Transportation & Logistics 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 UTI Transportation & Logistics Fund

Returns up to 1 year are on absolute basis & more than 1 year are on CAGR (Compound Annual Growth Rate) basis. as on 14 Oct 21

DurationReturns
1 Month 14.1%
3 Month 13.3%
6 Month 21.4%
1 Year 55.6%
3 Year 11.5%
5 Year 6.7%
10 Year
15 Year
Since launch 16.2%
Historical performance (Yearly) on absolute basis
YearReturns
2020 11%
2019 -8.7%
2018 -19.5%
2017 39.6%
2016 4.8%
2015 5.7%
2014 104%
2013 24.7%
2012 37.7%
2011 -19.3%
Fund Manager information for UTI Transportation & Logistics Fund
NameSinceTenure
Sachin Trivedi22 Sep 165.03 Yr.

Data below for UTI Transportation & Logistics Fund as on 31 Aug 21

Equity Sector Allocation
SectorValue
Consumer Cyclical74.88%
Industrials23.44%
Financial Services0.54%
Asset Allocation
Asset ClassValue
Cash1.14%
Equity98.86%
Top Securities Holdings / Portfolio
NameHoldingValueQuantity
Maruti Suzuki India Ltd (Consumer Cyclical)
Equity, Since 30 Apr 04 | MARUTI
17%₹226 Cr329,570
↓ -1,905
Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd (Consumer Cyclical)
Equity, Since 30 Apr 04 | M&M
11%₹153 Cr1,927,981
↓ -79,045
Bajaj Auto Ltd (Consumer Cyclical)
Equity, Since 30 Apr 18 | 532977
9%₹124 Cr333,735
↓ -3,713
Tata Motors Ltd (Consumer Cyclical)
Equity, Since 30 Apr 04 | TATAMOTORS
9%₹116 Cr4,054,407
↓ -112,723
Eicher Motors Ltd (Consumer Cyclical)
Equity, Since 30 Nov 08 | EICHERMOT
8%₹111 Cr415,029
Adani Ports & Special Economic Zone Ltd (Industrials)
Equity, Since 31 May 13 | 532921
8%₹107 Cr1,431,915
↓ -14,200
Ashok Leyland Ltd (Industrials)
Equity, Since 30 Jun 17 | 500477
6%₹75 Cr6,080,946
↓ -76,092
Hero MotoCorp Ltd (Consumer Cyclical)
Equity, Since 31 Mar 12 | HEROMOTOCO
4%₹50 Cr181,208
↓ -6,877
Bosch Ltd (Consumer Cyclical)
Equity, Since 28 Feb 21 | 500530
3%₹37 Cr26,731
↓ -935
Motherson Sumi Systems Ltd (Consumer Cyclical)
Equity, Since 28 Feb 18 | MOTHERSUMI
2%₹27 Cr1,230,940
↓ -143,687

3. ICICI Prudential Large & Mid Cap Fund

(Erstwhile ICICI Prudential Top 100 Fund)

To generate long-term capital appreciation from a portfolio that is invested predominantly in equity and equity related securities

ICICI Prudential Large & Mid Cap Fund is a Equity - Large & Mid Cap fund was launched on 9 Jul 98. It is a fund with Moderately High risk and has given a CAGR/Annualized return of 18.9% since its launch.  Ranked 31 in Large & Mid Cap category.  Return for 2020 was 11.7% , 2019 was 5.7% and 2018 was -6.2% .

Below is the key information for ICICI Prudential Large & Mid Cap Fund

ICICI Prudential Large & Mid Cap Fund
Growth
Launch Date 9 Jul 98
NAV (14 Oct 21) ₹558.59 ↑ 2.54   (0.46 %)
Net Assets (Cr) ₹3,888 on 31 Aug 21
Category Equity - Large & Mid Cap
AMC ICICI Prudential Asset Management Company Limited
Rating
Risk Moderately High
Expense Ratio 2.17
Sharpe Ratio 2.43
Information Ratio -0.24
Alpha Ratio -10.29
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 Sep 16₹10,000
30 Sep 17₹11,529
30 Sep 18₹11,759
30 Sep 19₹11,973
30 Sep 20₹11,314
30 Sep 21₹20,107

ICICI Prudential Large & Mid Cap Fund SIP Returns

   
My Monthly Investment:
Investment Tenure:
Years
Expected Annual Returns:
%
Total investment amount is ₹300,000
expected amount after 5 Years is ₹458,689.
Net Profit of ₹158,689
Invest Now

Returns for ICICI Prudential Large & Mid Cap Fund

Returns up to 1 year are on absolute basis & more than 1 year are on CAGR (Compound Annual Growth Rate) basis. as on 14 Oct 21

DurationReturns
1 Month 10.7%
3 Month 19.4%
6 Month 37.7%
1 Year 84.9%
3 Year 22.6%
5 Year 16.1%
10 Year
15 Year
Since launch 18.9%
Historical performance (Yearly) on absolute basis
YearReturns
2020 11.7%
2019 5.7%
2018 -6.2%
2017 29.8%
2016 10.3%
2015 -0.6%
2014 38.3%
2013 11.4%
2012 32.8%
2011 -20.3%
Fund Manager information for ICICI Prudential Large & Mid Cap Fund
NameSinceTenure
Sankaran Naren29 Feb 129.51 Yr.
Priyanka Khandelwal15 Jun 174.22 Yr.
Parag Thakkar28 Jun 210.18 Yr.

Data below for ICICI Prudential Large & Mid Cap Fund as on 31 Aug 21

Equity Sector Allocation
SectorValue
Financial Services18.63%
Communication Services13.43%
Utility12.86%
Industrials9.42%
Consumer Cyclical6.68%
Consumer Defensive6.66%
Energy6.21%
Health Care6.12%
Technology5.72%
Basic Materials4.54%
Real Estate2.11%
Asset Allocation
Asset ClassValue
Cash6.97%
Equity92.93%
Other0.1%
Top Securities Holdings / Portfolio
NameHoldingValueQuantity
Bharti Airtel Ltd (Communication Services)
Equity, Since 30 Apr 16 | BHARTIARTL
9%₹368 Cr5,545,000
↓ -1,955,000
NTPC Ltd (Utilities)
Equity, Since 29 Feb 16 | 532555
8%₹328 Cr28,261,033
↑ 2,000,000
Oil & Natural Gas Corp Ltd (Energy)
Equity, Since 30 Apr 17 | 500312
5%₹195 Cr16,149,797
↑ 1,149,797
Hindalco Industries Ltd (Basic Materials)
Equity, Since 31 Mar 17 | HINDALCO
4%₹158 Cr3,375,000
↓ -625,000
HDFC Bank Ltd (Financial Services)
Equity, Since 31 Jan 19 | HDFCBANK
4%₹142 Cr900,000
Sun Pharmaceuticals Industries Ltd (Healthcare)
Equity, Since 30 Jun 16 | SUNPHARMA
3%₹133 Cr1,680,000
↓ -1,020,000
ITC Ltd (Consumer Defensive)
Equity, Since 30 Nov 16 | ITC
3%₹127 Cr6,000,000
The Federal Bank Ltd (Financial Services)
Equity, Since 30 Apr 15 | FEDERALBNK
3%₹119 Cr14,681,514
↑ 3,951,123
Tata Communications Ltd (Communication Services)
Equity, Since 31 Mar 21 | 500483
3%₹106 Cr748,017
Cholamandalam Financial Holdings Ltd (Financial Services)
Equity, Since 31 Jul 19 | 504973
2%₹95 Cr1,386,522
↓ -454,795

4. SBI PSU Fund

The objective of the scheme would be to provide investors with opportunities for long-term growth in capital along with the liquidity of an open-ended scheme through an active management of investments in a diversified basket of equity stocks of domestic Public Sector Undertakings and in debt and money market instruments issued by PSUs AND others.

SBI PSU Fund is a Equity - Sectoral fund was launched on 7 Jul 10. It is a fund with High risk and has given a CAGR/Annualized return of 2.8% since its launch.  Ranked 31 in Sectoral category.  Return for 2020 was -10% , 2019 was 6% and 2018 was -23.8% .

Below is the key information for SBI PSU Fund

SBI PSU Fund
Growth
Launch Date 7 Jul 10
NAV (14 Oct 21) ₹13.6966 ↑ 0.15   (1.07 %)
Net Assets (Cr) ₹391 on 31 Aug 21
Category Equity - Sectoral
AMC SBI Funds Management Private Limited
Rating
Risk High
Expense Ratio 2.67
Sharpe Ratio 1.48
Information Ratio 0.09
Alpha Ratio 2.49
Min Investment 5,000
Min SIP Investment 500
Exit Load 0-1 Years (1%),1 Years and above(NIL)

Growth of 10,000 investment over the years.

DateValue
30 Sep 16₹10,000
30 Sep 17₹12,184
30 Sep 18₹9,764
30 Sep 19₹9,913
30 Sep 20₹7,952
30 Sep 21₹12,879

SBI PSU 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 SBI PSU Fund

Returns up to 1 year are on absolute basis & more than 1 year are on CAGR (Compound Annual Growth Rate) basis. as on 14 Oct 21

DurationReturns
1 Month 10.1%
3 Month 11.9%
6 Month 32.1%
1 Year 75.3%
3 Year 13%
5 Year 5.9%
10 Year
15 Year
Since launch 2.8%
Historical performance (Yearly) on absolute basis
YearReturns
2020 -10%
2019 6%
2018 -23.8%
2017 21.9%
2016 16.2%
2015 -11.1%
2014 41.5%
2013 -13.2%
2012 10.3%
2011 -27.1%
Fund Manager information for SBI PSU Fund
NameSinceTenure
Richard D'souza1 Aug 147.09 Yr.

Data below for SBI PSU Fund as on 31 Aug 21

Equity Sector Allocation
SectorValue
Financial Services27.25%
Utility22.13%
Energy20.18%
Basic Materials14.67%
Industrials11.45%
Asset Allocation
Asset ClassValue
Cash4.31%
Equity95.69%
Top Securities Holdings / Portfolio
NameHoldingValueQuantity
State Bank of India (Financial Services)
Equity, Since 31 Jul 10 | SBIN
10%₹39 Cr917,500
NTPC Ltd (Utilities)
Equity, Since 31 Jul 10 | 532555
7%₹26 Cr2,263,244
Power Grid Corp Of India Ltd (Utilities)
Equity, Since 31 Jul 10 | 532898
6%₹24 Cr1,386,666
Oil & Natural Gas Corp Ltd (Energy)
Equity, Since 31 May 20 | 500312
6%₹24 Cr2,000,000
Gujarat State Petronet Ltd (Utilities)
Equity, Since 31 Jan 21 | 532702
5%₹20 Cr575,000
Bharat Petroleum Corp Ltd (Energy)
Equity, Since 31 Aug 19 | 500547
5%₹19 Cr405,000
Indian Oil Corp Ltd (Energy)
Equity, Since 31 Aug 15 | IOC
5%₹19 Cr1,708,536
SBI Cards and Payment Services Ltd Ordinary Shares (Financial Services)
Equity, Since 31 Jul 21 | 543066
5%₹18 Cr157,500
National Aluminium Co Ltd (Basic Materials)
Equity, Since 30 Sep 15 | 532234
4%₹17 Cr1,860,813
Hindustan Petroleum Corp Ltd (Energy)
Equity, Since 31 Oct 14 | HINDPETRO
4%₹17 Cr625,000

5. HDFC Focused 30 Fund

(Erstwhile HDFC Core & Satellite Fund)

To generate capital appreciation through equity investment in companies whose shares are quoting at prices below their true value.

HDFC Focused 30 Fund is a Equity - Focused fund was launched on 17 Sep 04. It is a fund with Moderately High risk and has given a CAGR/Annualized return of 15.4% since its launch.  Ranked 39 in Focused category.  Return for 2020 was 4.2% , 2019 was 3.8% and 2018 was -14.6% .

Below is the key information for HDFC Focused 30 Fund

HDFC Focused 30 Fund
Growth
Launch Date 17 Sep 04
NAV (14 Oct 21) ₹115.938 ↑ 1.52   (1.33 %)
Net Assets (Cr) ₹813 on 31 Aug 21
Category Equity - Focused
AMC HDFC Asset Management Company Limited
Rating
Risk Moderately High
Expense Ratio 2.65
Sharpe Ratio 2.15
Information Ratio -0.75
Alpha Ratio -10.62
Min Investment 5,000
Min SIP Investment 500
Exit Load 0-1 Years (1%),1 Years and above(NIL)

Growth of 10,000 investment over the years.

DateValue
30 Sep 16₹10,000
30 Sep 17₹11,779
30 Sep 18₹11,523
30 Sep 19₹11,822
30 Sep 20₹10,181
30 Sep 21₹16,626

HDFC Focused 30 Fund 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 HDFC Focused 30 Fund

Returns up to 1 year are on absolute basis & more than 1 year are on CAGR (Compound Annual Growth Rate) basis. as on 14 Oct 21

DurationReturns
1 Month 10%
3 Month 16.5%
6 Month 33.9%
1 Year 74.3%
3 Year 17.3%
5 Year 12%
10 Year
15 Year
Since launch 15.4%
Historical performance (Yearly) on absolute basis
YearReturns
2020 4.2%
2019 3.8%
2018 -14.6%
2017 38.7%
2016 2.1%
2015 5%
2014 51.4%
2013 -2.3%
2012 23%
2011 -26%
Fund Manager information for HDFC Focused 30 Fund
NameSinceTenure
Gopal Agrawal16 Jul 201.13 Yr.
Sankalp Baid22 Jan 210.61 Yr.

Data below for HDFC Focused 30 Fund as on 31 Aug 21

Equity Sector Allocation
SectorValue
Financial Services28.32%
Industrials14.92%
Energy10.78%
Basic Materials9.49%
Utility7.23%
Technology6.15%
Consumer Defensive4.99%
Communication Services4.31%
Consumer Cyclical2.79%
Health Care2.43%
Asset Allocation
Asset ClassValue
Cash8.58%
Equity91.42%
Top Securities Holdings / Portfolio
NameHoldingValueQuantity
ICICI Bank Ltd (Financial Services)
Equity, Since 31 Jul 12 | ICICIBANK
9%₹74 Cr1,029,821
State Bank of India (Financial Services)
Equity, Since 30 Apr 12 | SBIN
7%₹57 Cr1,345,710
HDFC Bank Ltd (Financial Services)
Equity, Since 31 Jul 17 | HDFCBANK
7%₹55 Cr345,000
Infosys Ltd (Technology)
Equity, Since 30 Sep 08 | INFY
6%₹50 Cr292,896
Larsen & Toubro Ltd (Industrials)
Equity, Since 30 Jun 19 | LT
6%₹46 Cr275,000
Reliance Industries Ltd (Energy)
Equity, Since 31 Jul 19 | RELIANCE
6%₹45 Cr200,000
Axis Bank Ltd (Financial Services)
Equity, Since 30 Sep 18 | 532215
4%₹33 Cr414,000
NTPC Ltd (Utilities)
Equity, Since 31 Aug 17 | 532555
3%₹28 Cr2,446,422
Bharti Airtel Ltd (Communication Services)
Equity, Since 31 Aug 20 | BHARTIARTL
3%₹27 Cr405,000
ITC Ltd (Consumer Defensive)
Equity, Since 30 Apr 18 | ITC
3%₹26 Cr1,232,000

6. Sundaram Short Term Debt Fund

(Erstwhile Sundaram Select Debt Short Term Asset Fund)

To earn regular income by investing primarily in fixed income securities, which may be paid as dividend or reinvested at the option of the investor. A secondary objective is to attempt to keep the value of its units reasonably stable.

Sundaram Short Term Debt Fund is a Debt - Short term Bond fund was launched on 5 Sep 02. It is a fund with Moderately Low risk and has given a CAGR/Annualized return of 7% since its launch.  Ranked 56 in Short term Bond category.  Return for 2020 was 9.2% , 2019 was -5.1% and 2018 was 6.2% .

Below is the key information for Sundaram Short Term Debt Fund

Sundaram Short Term Debt Fund
Growth
Launch Date 5 Sep 02
NAV (14 Oct 21) ₹36.1902 ↑ 0.01   (0.02 %)
Net Assets (Cr) ₹297 on 31 Aug 21
Category Debt - Short term Bond
AMC Sundaram Asset Management Company Ltd
Rating
Risk Moderately Low
Expense Ratio 0.96
Sharpe Ratio 0.69
Information Ratio -1.09
Alpha Ratio -0.58
Min Investment 5,000
Min SIP Investment 250
Exit Load NIL
Yield to Maturity 4.28%
Effective Maturity 1 Year 7 Months 20 Days
Modified Duration 1 Year 5 Months 19 Days

Growth of 10,000 investment over the years.

DateValue
30 Sep 16₹10,000
30 Sep 17₹10,681
30 Sep 18₹11,156
30 Sep 19₹10,640
30 Sep 20₹11,664
30 Sep 21₹13,255

Sundaram Short Term Debt Fund SIP Returns

   
My Monthly Investment:
Investment Tenure:
Years
Expected Annual Returns:
%
Total investment amount is ₹180,000
expected amount after 3 Years is ₹197,169.
Net Profit of ₹17,169
Invest Now

Returns for Sundaram Short Term 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 14 Oct 21

DurationReturns
1 Month 9.7%
3 Month 10.6%
6 Month 11.6%
1 Year 13.3%
3 Year 5.9%
5 Year 5.8%
10 Year
15 Year
Since launch 7%
Historical performance (Yearly) on absolute basis
YearReturns
2020 9.2%
2019 -5.1%
2018 6.2%
2017 5.6%
2016 9.2%
2015 7.3%
2014 10.2%
2013 9.9%
2012 10.9%
2011 12.7%
Fund Manager information for Sundaram Short Term Debt Fund
NameSinceTenure
Dwijendra Srivastava1 Jun 129.34 Yr.
Sandeep Agarwal1 Jun 129.34 Yr.

Data below for Sundaram Short Term Debt Fund as on 31 Aug 21

Asset Allocation
Asset ClassValue
Cash25.59%
Debt74.41%
Debt Sector Allocation
SectorValue
Government52.21%
Corporate25.48%
Cash Equivalent22.31%
Credit Quality
RatingValue
AAA100%
Top Securities Holdings / Portfolio
NameHoldingValueQuantity
5.63% Govt Stock 2026
Sovereign Bonds | -
10%₹30 Cr3,000,000
National Bank For Agriculture And Rural Development
Debentures | -
7%₹20 Cr200
5.22% GOI 2025
Sovereign Bonds | -
7%₹20 Cr2,000,000
Reliance Ports and Terminals Limited
Debentures | -
5%₹16 Cr150
Export-Import Bank of India
Debentures | -
5%₹16 Cr150
6.67% Govt Stock 2035
Sovereign Bonds | -
5%₹15 Cr1,500,000
↑ 1,500,000
Power Finance Corporation Limited
Debentures | -
3%₹10 Cr100
Housing Development Finance Corporation Limited
Debentures | -
3%₹10 Cr100
Housing Development Finance Corporation Limited
Debentures | -
3%₹10 Cr100
Housing and Urban Development Corporation Limited (Hudco)
Debentures | -
3%₹10 Cr100

7. SBI Consumption Opportunities Fund

(Erstwhile SBI FMCG Fund)

To provide the investors maximum growth opportunity through equity investments in stocks of growth oriented sectors of the economy.

SBI Consumption Opportunities Fund is a Equity - Sectoral fund was launched on 2 Jan 13. It is a fund with High risk and has given a CAGR/Annualized return of 15.6% since its launch.  Ranked 11 in Sectoral category.  Return for 2020 was 13.9% , 2019 was 0.1% and 2018 was -2% .

Below is the key information for SBI Consumption Opportunities Fund

SBI Consumption Opportunities Fund
Growth
Launch Date 2 Jan 13
NAV (14 Oct 21) ₹180.314 ↑ 1.60   (0.89 %)
Net Assets (Cr) ₹774 on 31 Aug 21
Category Equity - Sectoral
AMC SBI Funds Management Private Limited
Rating
Risk High
Expense Ratio 2.55
Sharpe Ratio 2.42
Information Ratio -0.11
Alpha Ratio 15.6
Min Investment 5,000
Min SIP Investment 500
Exit Load 0-15 Days (0.5%),15 Days and above(NIL)

Growth of 10,000 investment over the years.

DateValue
30 Sep 16₹10,000
30 Sep 17₹12,028
30 Sep 18₹13,662
30 Sep 19₹13,869
30 Sep 20₹12,378
30 Sep 21₹20,260

SBI Consumption Opportunities Fund SIP Returns

   
My Monthly Investment:
Investment Tenure:
Years
Expected Annual Returns:
%
Total investment amount is ₹300,000
expected amount after 5 Years is ₹458,689.
Net Profit of ₹158,689
Invest Now

Returns for SBI Consumption Opportunities Fund

Returns up to 1 year are on absolute basis & more than 1 year are on CAGR (Compound Annual Growth Rate) basis. as on 14 Oct 21

DurationReturns
1 Month 9.7%
3 Month 12.7%
6 Month 29.9%
1 Year 74.9%
3 Year 18%
5 Year 16.4%
10 Year
15 Year
Since launch 15.6%
Historical performance (Yearly) on absolute basis
YearReturns
2020 13.9%
2019 0.1%
2018 -2%
2017 53.1%
2016 2.4%
2015 5.3%
2014 30.9%
2013
2012
2011
Fund Manager information for SBI Consumption Opportunities Fund
NameSinceTenure
Saurabh Pant1 Jun 1110.26 Yr.

Data below for SBI Consumption Opportunities Fund as on 31 Aug 21

Equity Sector Allocation
SectorValue
Consumer Cyclical51.76%
Consumer Defensive30.21%
Industrials6.43%
Communication Services4.27%
Basic Materials2.55%
Asset Allocation
Asset ClassValue
Cash4.78%
Equity95.22%
Top Securities Holdings / Portfolio
NameHoldingValueQuantity
ITC Ltd (Consumer Defensive)
Equity, Since 29 Feb 12 | ITC
8%₹61 Cr2,900,000
Page Industries Ltd (Consumer Cyclical)
Equity, Since 31 Jan 20 | 532827
7%₹54 Cr17,000
Emami Ltd (Consumer Defensive)
Equity, Since 30 Jun 18 | 531162
5%₹39 Cr650,000
Britannia Industries Ltd (Consumer Defensive)
Equity, Since 30 Sep 20 | 500825
4%₹33 Cr83,000
↑ 16,000
Indian Hotels Co Ltd (Consumer Cyclical)
Equity, Since 31 May 18 | 500850
4%₹32 Cr2,300,000
Sheela Foam Ltd (Consumer Cyclical)
Equity, Since 30 Nov 16 | 540203
4%₹31 Cr130,000
Greenpanel Industries Ltd Ordinary Shares (Consumer Cyclical)
Equity, Since 31 Jul 19 | 542857
4%₹31 Cr1,180,380
Relaxo Footwears Ltd (Consumer Cyclical)
Equity, Since 31 Mar 19 | 530517
4%₹30 Cr250,000
↓ -50,000
Hawkins Cookers Ltd (Consumer Cyclical)
Equity, Since 30 Sep 15 | 508486
4%₹29 Cr46,000
Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd (Consumer Cyclical)
Equity, Since 31 Jul 21 | M&M
4%₹28 Cr350,000

8. UTI Dynamic Bond Fund

The investment objective of the scheme is to generate optimal returns with adequate liquidity through active management of the portfolio, by investing in debt and money market instruments. However, there can be no assurance that the investment objective of the scheme will be realized.

UTI Dynamic Bond Fund is a Debt - Dynamic Bond fund was launched on 16 Jun 10. It is a fund with Moderate risk and has given a CAGR/Annualized return of 7.8% since its launch.  Ranked 3 in Dynamic Bond category.  Return for 2020 was 5.9% , 2019 was -3.9% and 2018 was 5.2% .

Below is the key information for UTI Dynamic Bond Fund

UTI Dynamic Bond Fund
Growth
Launch Date 16 Jun 10
NAV (14 Oct 21) ₹23.3627 ↑ 0.07   (0.29 %)
Net Assets (Cr) ₹221 on 31 Aug 21
Category Debt - Dynamic Bond
AMC UTI Asset Management Company Ltd
Rating
Risk Moderate
Expense Ratio 0.18
Sharpe Ratio -0.03
Information Ratio 0
Alpha Ratio 0
Min Investment 10,000
Min SIP Investment 500
Exit Load NIL
Yield to Maturity 3.23%
Effective Maturity 3 Years 8 Months 23 Days
Modified Duration 1 Year 2 Months 12 Days

Growth of 10,000 investment over the years.

DateValue
30 Sep 16₹10,000
30 Sep 17₹10,969
30 Sep 18₹11,144
30 Sep 19₹10,849
30 Sep 20₹11,417
30 Sep 21₹12,808

UTI Dynamic Bond Fund SIP Returns

   
My Monthly Investment:
Investment Tenure:
Years
Expected Annual Returns:
%
Total investment amount is ₹180,000
expected amount after 3 Years is ₹197,169.
Net Profit of ₹17,169
Invest Now

Returns for UTI Dynamic Bond Fund

Returns up to 1 year are on absolute basis & more than 1 year are on CAGR (Compound Annual Growth Rate) basis. as on 14 Oct 21

DurationReturns
1 Month 9.3%
3 Month 10.2%
6 Month 10.9%
1 Year 11.6%
3 Year 4.9%
5 Year 5.1%
10 Year
15 Year
Since launch 7.8%
Historical performance (Yearly) on absolute basis
YearReturns
2020 5.9%
2019 -3.9%
2018 5.2%
2017 4.2%
2016 14.9%
2015 6.9%
2014 14.7%
2013 7.6%
2012 11.2%
2011 8.4%
Fund Manager information for UTI Dynamic Bond Fund
NameSinceTenure
Amandeep Chopra1 Feb 129.59 Yr.

Data below for UTI Dynamic Bond Fund as on 31 Aug 21

Asset Allocation
Asset ClassValue
Cash26.26%
Debt73.74%
Debt Sector Allocation
SectorValue
Government53.25%
Cash Equivalent26.26%
Corporate20.49%
Credit Quality
RatingValue
AA5.42%
AAA70.53%
Below B24.06%
Top Securities Holdings / Portfolio
NameHoldingValueQuantity
GOVT STOCK
Sovereign Bonds | -
19%₹41 Cr400,000,000
6.67% Govt Stock 2035
Sovereign Bonds | -
12%₹25 Cr250,000,000
↑ 250,000,000
Jorabat Shillong Expressway Limited
Debentures | -
11%₹23 Cr4,619
Jorabat Shillong Expressway Limited
Debentures | -
10%₹21 Cr4,282
6.64% Govt Stock 2035
Sovereign Bonds | -
9%₹20 Cr200,000,000
↑ 200,000,000
Food Corporation Of India
Debentures | -
5%₹10 Cr100
Punjab National Bank
Debentures | -
5%₹10 Cr100
5.22% GOI 2025
Sovereign Bonds | -
5%₹10 Cr100,000,000
U.P. Power Corporation Limited
Debentures | -
0%₹0 Cr01
Net Current Assets
Net Current Assets | -
26%₹56 Cr00

9. HDFC Equity Fund

Aims at providing capital appreciation through investments predominantly in equity oriented securities

HDFC Equity Fund is a Equity - Multi Cap fund was launched on 1 Jan 95. It is a fund with Moderately High risk and has given a CAGR/Annualized return of 18.9% since its launch.  Ranked 34 in Multi Cap category.  Return for 2020 was 6.4% , 2019 was 6.8% and 2018 was -3.5% .

Below is the key information for HDFC Equity Fund

HDFC Equity Fund
Growth
Launch Date 1 Jan 95
NAV (14 Oct 21) ₹1,032.8 ↑ 11.77   (1.15 %)
Net Assets (Cr) ₹25,541 on 31 Aug 21
Category Equity - Multi Cap
AMC HDFC Asset Management Company Limited
Rating
Risk Moderately High
Expense Ratio 1.79
Sharpe Ratio 2.08
Information Ratio -0.39
Alpha Ratio -13.77
Min Investment 5,000
Min SIP Investment 500
Exit Load 0-1 Years (1%),1 Years and above(NIL)

Growth of 10,000 investment over the years.

DateValue
30 Sep 16₹10,000
30 Sep 17₹11,591
30 Sep 18₹12,304
30 Sep 19₹12,893
30 Sep 20₹11,196
30 Sep 21₹19,700

HDFC Equity 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 HDFC Equity Fund

Returns up to 1 year are on absolute basis & more than 1 year are on CAGR (Compound Annual Growth Rate) basis. as on 14 Oct 21

DurationReturns
1 Month 9.3%
3 Month 15%
6 Month 32.2%
1 Year 79.6%
3 Year 20.2%
5 Year 15.4%
10 Year
15 Year
Since launch 18.9%
Historical performance (Yearly) on absolute basis
YearReturns
2020 6.4%
2019 6.8%
2018 -3.5%
2017 36.9%
2016 7.3%
2015 -5.1%
2014 53.8%
2013 3.8%
2012 34.1%
2011 -26.7%
Fund Manager information for HDFC Equity Fund
NameSinceTenure
Prashant Jain20 Jun 0318.21 Yr.
Sankalp Baid22 Jan 210.61 Yr.

Data below for HDFC Equity Fund as on 31 Aug 21

Equity Sector Allocation
SectorValue
Financial Services34.6%
Industrials14.73%
Energy11.41%
Utility8.59%
Technology8.04%
Health Care6.87%
Communication Services4.33%
Consumer Cyclical3.99%
Consumer Defensive3.67%
Asset Allocation
Asset ClassValue
Cash2.8%
Equity97.19%
Other0%
Top Securities Holdings / Portfolio
NameHoldingValueQuantity
State Bank of India (Financial Services)
Equity, Since 31 Jan 03 | SBIN
9%₹2,311 Cr54,248,709
↓ -5,724,586
ICICI Bank Ltd (Financial Services)
Equity, Since 31 Oct 09 | ICICIBANK
8%₹2,070 Cr28,789,896
↓ -1,800,000
Infosys Ltd (Technology)
Equity, Since 31 Oct 08 | INFY
6%₹1,640 Cr9,610,461
↓ -500,000
Larsen & Toubro Ltd (Industrials)
Equity, Since 31 May 12 | LT
6%₹1,523 Cr9,106,076
↓ -207,324
NTPC Ltd (Utilities)
Equity, Since 30 Nov 16 | 532555
5%₹1,336 Cr115,191,560
Coal India Ltd (Energy)
Equity, Since 31 Aug 18 | COALINDIA
4%₹1,094 Cr74,990,259
ITC Ltd (Consumer Defensive)
Equity, Since 28 Feb 18 | ITC
4%₹937 Cr44,364,614
Axis Bank Ltd (Financial Services)
Equity, Since 31 Oct 17 | 532215
4%₹902 Cr11,466,155
↓ -829,341
Reliance Industries Ltd (Energy)
Equity, Since 30 Apr 13 | RELIANCE
4%₹897 Cr3,973,710
↑ 400,000
HDFC Bank Ltd (Financial Services)
Equity, Since 31 Jul 13 | HDFCBANK
3%₹835 Cr5,277,344
↑ 600,000

10. Baroda Pioneer Multi Cap Fund

(Erstwhile Baroda Pioneer Growth Fund)

To generate long term capital appreciation from an actively managed portfolio of equity & equity related instruments.

Baroda Pioneer Multi Cap Fund is a Equity - Multi Cap fund was launched on 12 Sep 03. It is a fund with Moderately High risk and has given a CAGR/Annualized return of 17.4% since its launch.  Ranked 37 in Multi Cap category.  Return for 2020 was 19.5% , 2019 was 8.9% and 2018 was -11.9% .

Below is the key information for Baroda Pioneer Multi Cap Fund

Baroda Pioneer Multi Cap Fund
Growth
Launch Date 12 Sep 03
NAV (14 Oct 21) ₹182.79 ↑ 1.82   (1.01 %)
Net Assets (Cr) ₹1,116 on 31 Aug 21
Category Equity - Multi Cap
AMC Baroda Pioneer Asset Management Co. Ltd.
Rating
Risk Moderately High
Expense Ratio 2.47
Sharpe Ratio 3.15
Information Ratio 0
Alpha Ratio 0
Min Investment 5,000
Min SIP Investment 500
Exit Load 0-365 Days (1%),365 Days and above(NIL)

Growth of 10,000 investment over the years.

DateValue
30 Sep 16₹10,000
30 Sep 17₹11,440
30 Sep 18₹10,964
30 Sep 19₹11,511
30 Sep 20₹11,522
30 Sep 21₹20,236

Baroda Pioneer Multi Cap Fund SIP Returns

   
My Monthly Investment:
Investment Tenure:
Years
Expected Annual Returns:
%
Total investment amount is ₹300,000
expected amount after 5 Years is ₹458,689.
Net Profit of ₹158,689
Invest Now

Returns for Baroda Pioneer Multi Cap Fund

Returns up to 1 year are on absolute basis & more than 1 year are on CAGR (Compound Annual Growth Rate) basis. as on 14 Oct 21

DurationReturns
1 Month 9.1%
3 Month 21.2%
6 Month 42%
1 Year 80.9%
3 Year 26.9%
5 Year 16.6%
10 Year
15 Year
Since launch 17.4%
Historical performance (Yearly) on absolute basis
YearReturns
2020 19.5%
2019 8.9%
2018 -11.9%
2017 36.8%
2016 2.3%
2015 -1.6%
2014 46.5%
2013 3.6%
2012 25.7%
2011 -30%
Fund Manager information for Baroda Pioneer Multi Cap Fund
NameSinceTenure
Sanjay Chawla1 Nov 155.84 Yr.

Data below for Baroda Pioneer Multi Cap Fund as on 31 Aug 21

Equity Sector Allocation
SectorValue
Financial Services20.36%
Technology18.58%
Basic Materials15.41%
Industrials9.44%
Health Care8.49%
Consumer Cyclical7.82%
Consumer Defensive5.2%
Utility3.07%
Communication Services3.06%
Real Estate1.4%
Energy0.54%
Asset Allocation
Asset ClassValue
Cash1.64%
Equity98.36%
Top Securities Holdings / Portfolio
NameHoldingValueQuantity
Infosys Ltd (Technology)
Equity, Since 31 Jan 18 | INFY
8%₹85 Cr500,000
↓ -70,000
ICICI Bank Ltd (Financial Services)
Equity, Since 31 Jan 17 | ICICIBANK
6%₹72 Cr1,000,000
HDFC Bank Ltd (Financial Services)
Equity, Since 31 Jan 17 | HDFCBANK
5%₹57 Cr360,000
Indian Railway Catering And Tourism Corp Ltd (Industrials)
Equity, Since 28 Feb 21 | 542830
3%₹37 Cr135,000
Reliance Industries Ltd.
Equity, Since 30 Jun 21 | -
3%₹36 Cr225,000
↓ -75,000
Sun Pharmaceuticals Industries Ltd (Healthcare)
Equity, Since 30 Nov 20 | SUNPHARMA
3%₹35 Cr440,000
Radico Khaitan Ltd (Consumer Defensive)
Equity, Since 30 Sep 20 | 532497
3%₹33 Cr380,000
Dalmia Bharat Ltd (Basic Materials)
Equity, Since 30 Sep 20 | 542216
3%₹33 Cr148,590
Persistent Systems Ltd (Technology)
Equity, Since 31 Dec 20 | PERSISTENT
3%₹30 Cr90,000
Axis Bank Ltd (Financial Services)
Equity, Since 30 Sep 18 | 532215
3%₹28 Cr360,000

11. ICICI Prudential Dividend Yield Equity Fund

The investment objective of ICICI Prudential Dividend Yield Equity Fund is to provide medium to long term capital gains and/or dividend distribution by investing in a well diversified portfolio of predominantly equity and equity related instruments, which offer attractive dividend yield

ICICI Prudential Dividend Yield Equity Fund is a Equity - Dividend Yield fund was launched on 16 May 14. It is a fund with Moderately High risk and has given a CAGR/Annualized return of 14.6% since its launch.  Ranked 38 in Dividend Yield category.  Return for 2020 was 14.1% , 2019 was -2.9% and 2018 was -11.9% .

Below is the key information for ICICI Prudential Dividend Yield Equity Fund

ICICI Prudential Dividend Yield Equity Fund
Growth
Launch Date 16 May 14
NAV (14 Oct 21) ₹27.4 ↑ 0.17   (0.62 %)
Net Assets (Cr) ₹446 on 31 Aug 21
Category Equity - Dividend Yield
AMC ICICI Prudential Asset Management Company Limited
Rating
Risk Moderately High
Expense Ratio 2.74
Sharpe Ratio 2.73
Information Ratio -0.1
Alpha Ratio 0.55
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 Sep 16₹10,000
30 Sep 17₹12,331
30 Sep 18₹12,047
30 Sep 19₹11,471
30 Sep 20₹10,772
30 Sep 21₹19,060

ICICI Prudential Dividend Yield Equity Fund SIP Returns

   
My Monthly Investment:
Investment Tenure:
Years
Expected Annual Returns:
%
Total investment amount is ₹300,000
expected amount after 5 Years is ₹436,710.
Net Profit of ₹136,710
Invest Now

Returns for ICICI Prudential Dividend Yield Equity Fund

Returns up to 1 year are on absolute basis & more than 1 year are on CAGR (Compound Annual Growth Rate) basis. as on 14 Oct 21

DurationReturns
1 Month 9.1%
3 Month 18.7%
6 Month 38.8%
1 Year 88.1%
3 Year 19.6%
5 Year 14.5%
10 Year
15 Year
Since launch 14.6%
Historical performance (Yearly) on absolute basis
YearReturns
2020 14.1%
2019 -2.9%
2018 -11.9%
2017 40.7%
2016 9.7%
2015 -5.2%
2014
2013
2012
2011
Fund Manager information for ICICI Prudential Dividend Yield Equity Fund
NameSinceTenure
Mittul Kalawadia29 Jan 183.59 Yr.

Data below for ICICI Prudential Dividend Yield Equity Fund as on 31 Aug 21

Equity Sector Allocation
SectorValue
Technology19.36%
Financial Services14.66%
Industrials11.94%
Energy10.15%
Utility10.06%
Health Care6.27%
Consumer Cyclical6.07%
Basic Materials5.37%
Communication Services4.36%
Consumer Defensive4.25%
Asset Allocation
Asset ClassValue
Cash7.53%
Equity92.47%
Top Securities Holdings / Portfolio
NameHoldingValueQuantity
Infosys Ltd (Technology)
Equity, Since 31 May 14 | INFY
7%₹32 Cr186,382
HCL Technologies Ltd (Technology)
Equity, Since 31 Dec 20 | HCLTECH
6%₹28 Cr236,899
Sun Pharmaceuticals Industries Ltd (Healthcare)
Equity, Since 30 Apr 21 | SUNPHARMA
6%₹28 Cr352,422
SBI Life Insurance Company Limited (Financial Services)
Equity, Since 31 May 21 | 540719
5%₹22 Cr186,750
↑ 93,000
ConocoPhillips (Energy)
Equity, Since 30 Jun 21 | COP
4%₹20 Cr48,286
NTPC Ltd (Utilities)
Equity, Since 31 Oct 16 | 532555
4%₹19 Cr1,678,655
Axis Bank Ltd (Financial Services)
Equity, Since 30 Apr 21 | 532215
4%₹18 Cr232,138
↑ 2,507
Tech Mahindra Ltd (Technology)
Equity, Since 28 Feb 21 | 532755
4%₹18 Cr121,746
↓ -29,074
Gujarat Pipavav Port Ltd (Industrials)
Equity, Since 31 Mar 18 | 533248
4%₹17 Cr1,719,023
Bharti Airtel Ltd (Communication Services)
Equity, Since 31 Jan 20 | BHARTIARTL
4%₹16 Cr241,716
↑ 37,453

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