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Axis Focused 25 Fund Vs Aditya Birla Sun Life Focused Equity Fund

Updated on July 8, 2020 , 798 views

Axis Focused 25 Fund Vs Aditya Birla Sun Life Focused Equity Fund, both the schemes are a part of the focused Equity Funds. Though these schemes belong to the same category, nevertheless; there are a number of differences between them. focused fund are known for their systematic approach in selecting stocks. These funds aim for higher returns by Investing in limited stocks. These funds invests in a limited number of stocks. These funds focus on large-cap, mid, small or multi cap stocks. So, let us understand the differences between Axis Focused 25 Fund and Aditya Birla Sun Life Focused Equity Fund for a better investment decision.

Axis Focused 25 Fund

Axis Focused 25 Fund is suitable for individuals seeking exposure in a portfolio that mainly consists of stocks belonging to large-cap category thereby attaining, capital appreciation. The objective of Axis Focused 25 Fund is to invest in quality companies that are able to sustain stock performance and generate long-term capital appreciation over time. This scheme of Axis Mutual Fund also maintains a high conviction approach by investing in equity and equity-related instruments of not more than 25 companies at a given point in time. Axis Focused 25 Fund was incepted in the month of June 2012 and uses Nifty 50 as its benchmark to build its portfolio.

As on 30th June, 2018, some of the top holdings of Axis Focused 25 Fund included HDFC Bank Ltd, Kotak Mahindra Bank Ltd, Tata Consultancy Services Ltd, Deutsche Bank, Clearing Corporation Of India Ltd, etc.

Aditya Birla Sun Life Focused Equity Fund (Erstwhile Aditya Birla Sun Life Top 100 Fund)

Aditya Birla Sun Life Focused Equity Fund (earlier known as Aditya Birla Sun Life Top 100 Fund) is an open-ended diversified equity fund which was launched on August 26, 1998. The main objective of the scheme is to provide medium to long term capital appreciation, by investing predominantly in a diversified portfolio of equity and related securities of top 100 companies as measured by market capitalization

As on June 30th, 2018, some of the top holdings of scheme’s portfolio consisted of HDFC Bank Limited, ICICI Bank Limited, ITC Ltd, Hindustan Unilever Limited, etc.

Axis Focused 25 Fund Vs Aditya Birla Sun Life Focused Equity Fund

Both Axis Focused 25 Fund Vs Aditya Birla Sun Life Focused Equity Fund differ on account of various parameters such as performance, NAV, AUM, and so on. These differences exist though both the schemes are a part of the same category. So, let’s understand the differences between these schemes with the help of four sections, namely, basics section, performance section, yearly performance section, and other details section.

Basics Section

Fincash Rating, scheme category, current NAV, AUM, etc., are some of the parameters that form part of this basics section. To begin with the scheme category, it can be said that both the schemes belong to the same category of focused-equity fund.

With respect to Fincash Rating, it can be said that Axis Mutual Fund’s scheme is rated as a 5-Star scheme and Aditya Birla Mutual Fund’s scheme is rated as a 4-Star scheme.

The summary comparison of the basics section is tabulated as follows.

Parameters
BasicsNAV
Net Assets (Cr)
Launch Date
Rating
Category
Sub Cat.
Category Rank
Risk
Expense Ratio
Sharpe Ratio
Information Ratio
Alpha Ratio
Benchmark
Exit Load
Axis Focused 25 Fund
Growth
Fund Details
₹28.12 ↓ -0.06   (-0.21 %)
₹9,493 on 30 Apr 20
29 Jun 12
Equity
Focused
7
Moderately High
2.32
-0.16
0.24
8.7
Not Available
0-12 Months (1%),12 Months and above(NIL)
Aditya Birla Sun Life Focused Equity Fund
Growth
Fund Details
₹56.4041 ↓ -0.16   (-0.29 %)
₹3,663 on 30 Apr 20
24 Oct 05
Equity
Focused
24
Moderately High
2.19
-0.4
-0.71
2.2
Not Available
0-365 Days (1%),365 Days and above(NIL)

Performance Section

It is the second section in the comparison that analyses the difference in the Compounded Annual Growth Rate or CAGR returns between the scheme. These CAGR returns are compared at different time intervals such 3 Month Return, 3 Year Return, 5 Year Return, and Return since Inception. The comparison of performance section shows that in almost all the instances, Axis Focused 25 Fund has performed better as compared to Aditya Birla Sun Life Focused Equity Fund. The table given below shows the summary comparison of the performance section.

Parameters
Performance1 Month
3 Month
6 Month
1 Year
3 Year
5 Year
Since launch
Axis Focused 25 Fund
Growth
Fund Details
7%
15.1%
-9.3%
1.7%
6.3%
9.1%
13.7%
Aditya Birla Sun Life Focused Equity Fund
Growth
Fund Details
6%
14.7%
-11.3%
-5.6%
1.4%
5.3%
12.5%

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Yearly Performance Section

The comparison of absolute returns generated by both the schemes for a particular year is done in the yearly performance section. With respect to absolute returns section, it can be said that for certain years Axis Focused 25 Fund leads the race while in others, Aditya Birla Sun Life Focused Equity Fund leads the race. The performance of yearly performance section is as follows.

Parameters
Yearly Performance2019
2018
2017
2016
2015
Axis Focused 25 Fund
Growth
Fund Details
14.7%
0.6%
45.2%
4.6%
3.9%
Aditya Birla Sun Life Focused Equity Fund
Growth
Fund Details
11.3%
-4.1%
30.9%
6.7%
0%

Other Details Section

This section includes comparable elements such as minimum SIP investment and minimum lump sum investment. With respect to the minimum SIP investment, both scheme's amounts are the same i.e., INR 1000. The minimum lumpsum in case of Axis Focused 25 Fund is INR 5,000 and for Aditya Birla Sun Life Focused Equity Fund it is INR 1,000.

Mr. Anil Shah is the fund manager of Aditya Birla Sun Life Focused Equity Fund.

Mr. Jinesh Gopani is the sole fund manager of Axis Focused 25 Fund.

The table given below summarizes the comparison of the other details section.

Parameters
Other DetailsMin SIP Investment
Min Investment
Fund Manager
Axis Focused 25 Fund
Growth
Fund Details
₹500
₹5,000
Jinesh Gopani - 4.07 Yr.
Aditya Birla Sun Life Focused Equity Fund
Growth
Fund Details
₹1,000
₹1,000
Mahesh Patil - 9.93 Yr.

Growth of 10k Investments over the years

Growth of 10,000 investment over the years.
Axis Focused 25 Fund
Growth
Fund Details
DateValue
30 Jun 15₹10,000
30 Jun 16₹10,149
30 Jun 17₹12,650
30 Jun 18₹15,130
30 Jun 19₹15,787
30 Jun 20₹14,914
Growth of 10,000 investment over the years.
Aditya Birla Sun Life Focused Equity Fund
Growth
Fund Details
DateValue
30 Jun 15₹10,000
30 Jun 16₹10,425
30 Jun 17₹12,385
30 Jun 18₹13,125
30 Jun 19₹14,222
30 Jun 20₹12,719

Detailed Portfolio Comparison

Asset Allocation
Axis Focused 25 Fund
Growth
Fund Details
Asset ClassValue
Cash5.83%
Equity93.9%
Debt0.27%
Equity Sector Allocation
SectorValue
Financial Services29.04%
Basic Materials12.88%
Consumer Cyclical12.16%
Consumer Defensive9.24%
Technology8.74%
Communication Services8.06%
Energy6.21%
Health Care4.64%
Industrials1.17%
Top Securities Holdings / Portfolio
NameHoldingValueQuantity
HDFC Bank Ltd (Financial Services)
Equity, Since 31 Jul 12 | HDFCBANK
8%₹725 Cr7,620,609
↑ 825,000
Avenue Supermarts Ltd (Consumer Defensive)
Equity, Since 30 Apr 17 | 540376
8%₹713 Cr3,140,808
↓ -150,000
Tata Consultancy Services Ltd (Technology)
Equity, Since 28 Feb 18 | TCS
8%₹709 Cr3,596,738
↑ 100,000
Kotak Mahindra Bank Ltd (Financial Services)
Equity, Since 31 Jul 13 | KOTAKBANK
6%₹598 Cr4,888,600
Reliance Industries Ltd (Energy)
Equity, Since 31 Aug 19 | RELIANCE
6%₹586 Cr3,998,624
↑ 952,000
Clearing Corporation Of India Ltd
CBLO | -
6%₹522 Cr
Info Edge (India) Ltd (Communication Services)
Equity, Since 31 Jul 16 | NAUKRI
5%₹492 Cr1,833,881
↑ 96,000
Pidilite Industries Ltd (Basic Materials)
Equity, Since 30 Jun 16 | PIDILITIND
5%₹476 Cr3,243,981
↑ 196,604
Maruti Suzuki India Ltd (Consumer Cyclical)
Equity, Since 31 Jul 16 | MARUTI
5%₹432 Cr769,889
↑ 85,000
Divi's Laboratories Ltd (Healthcare)
Equity, Since 31 Jul 19 | DIVISLAB
5%₹428 Cr1,790,142
Asset Allocation
Aditya Birla Sun Life Focused Equity Fund
Growth
Fund Details
Asset ClassValue
Cash8.85%
Equity91.15%
Equity Sector Allocation
SectorValue
Financial Services30.58%
Communication Services9.95%
Technology9.94%
Consumer Defensive9.23%
Energy7.51%
Health Care7.26%
Consumer Cyclical6.4%
Utility3.92%
Basic Materials3.11%
Industrials2.71%
Top Securities Holdings / Portfolio
NameHoldingValueQuantity
HDFC Bank Ltd (Financial Services)
Equity, Since 31 Oct 08 | HDFCBANK
9%₹308 Cr3,239,736
↓ -76,945
Bharti Airtel Ltd (Communication Services)
Equity, Since 30 Sep 19 | BHARTIARTL
7%₹254 Cr4,598,293
↑ 534,664
ICICI Bank Ltd (Financial Services)
Equity, Since 31 Oct 09 | ICICIBANK
7%₹244 Cr7,337,528
↓ -321,750
Infosys Ltd (Technology)
Equity, Since 31 Oct 05 | INFY
7%₹234 Cr3,392,052
Reliance Industries Ltd (Energy)
Equity, Since 31 Oct 05 | RELIANCE
5%₹187 Cr1,276,745
Cipla Ltd (Healthcare)
Equity, Since 31 Oct 19 | 500087
5%₹183 Cr2,823,229
↓ -25,598
Hindustan Unilever Ltd (Consumer Defensive)
Equity, Since 31 May 20 | 500696
5%₹182 Cr886,837
↑ 886,837
Clearing Corporation Of India Limited
CBLO | -
5%₹166 Cr
NTPC Ltd (Utilities)
Equity, Since 29 Feb 16 | 532555
4%₹141 Cr14,402,461
↓ -3,667,291
Housing Development Finance Corp Ltd (Financial Services)
Equity, Since 31 Mar 07 | HDFC
4%₹131 Cr791,837
↓ -91,000

Therefore, it can be said on the above-mentioned pointers that, there exist numerous differences between both the schemes. As a result, individuals should be careful while choosing any of the schemes for investment. They should have a complete understanding of the scheme and check whether it suits their investment objectives. If required, people can also consult a financial advisor for an opinion. This will help individuals to attain their objectives on time and in a hassle-free manner.

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