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DSP BlackRock Focus Fund Vs SBI Focused Equity Fund

Updated on September 24, 2020 , 217 views

DSP BlackRock Focus Fund Vs SBI 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 DSP BlackRock Focus Fund and SBI Focused Equity Fund for a better investment decision.

DSP BlackRock Focus Fund (Erstwhile DSP BlackRock Focus 25 Fund)

DSP BlackRock Focus Fund (earlier known as DSP BlackRock Focus 25 Fund) is a part of DSP BlackRock Mutual Fund that was launched on June 10, 2010. The objective of DSP BlackRock Focus Fund is to attain long-term capital growth from a portfolio of equity and equity-related instruments of a maximum of 30 companies.

As on March 31, 2018, the top five holdings that were a part of DSP BlackRock Focus Fund’s portfolio were HDFC Bank Limited, Maruti Suzuki India Limited, Larsen & Toubro Limited, Reliance Industries Limited, and IndusInd Bank Limited.

Based on the Asset Allocation of the scheme, it invests around 65-100% of its fund money in equity instruments while the remaining in fixed income instruments. DSP BlackRock Focus Fund uses S&PP BSE 200 TRI as its benchmark index to construct its portfolio.

SBI Focused Equity Fund (Erstwhile SBI Emerging Businesses)

SBI Focused Equity Fund (earlier known as SBI Emerging Businesses) was launched in the year October 11, 2004. The aim of the scheme is to provide long-term capital appreciation by investing in a concentrated portfolio of equity and related securities of up to 30 companies. SBI Focused Equity Fund follows a bottom-up approach to stock-picking and invests in companies across market capitalization and sectors.

Some of the top holdings of the scheme as on 31/05/2018 are CCIL- Clearing Corporation of India Ltd (CBLO), HDFC Bank Ltd, Procter & Gamble Hygiene and Health Care Ltd, etc.

DSP BlackRock Focus Fund Vs SBI Focused Equity Fund

Both DSP BlackRock Focus Fund and SBI 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, AUM, expense ratio and current NAV 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 DSP Blackrock's scheme is rated as 3-Star and SBI's scheme is rates as 2-Star.

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
DSP BlackRock Focus Fund
Growth
Fund Details
₹22.813 ↑ 0.44   (1.96 %)
₹1,769 on 31 Aug 20
10 Jun 10
Equity
Focused
27
Moderately High
2.17
0.16
-0.61
-0.74
Not Available
0-12 Months (1%),12 Months and above(NIL)
SBI Focused Equity Fund
Growth
Fund Details
₹140.218 ↑ 2.86   (2.08 %)
₹10,248 on 31 Aug 20
11 Oct 04
Equity
Focused
32
Moderately High
2.41
0.32
0.47
4.01
Not Available
0-1 Years (1%),1 Years 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, SBI Focused Equity Fund has performed better as compared to DSP BlackRock Focus 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
DSP BlackRock Focus Fund
Growth
Fund Details
-3.5%
7.6%
32.7%
-3.4%
1.6%
5.9%
8.3%
SBI Focused Equity Fund
Growth
Fund Details
-7.5%
1.5%
21.2%
-2.4%
5.5%
9.4%
17.8%

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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 most years DSP BlackRock Focus Fund leads the race. The performance of the yearly performance section is as follows.

Parameters
Yearly Performance2019
2018
2017
2016
2015
DSP BlackRock Focus Fund
Growth
Fund Details
18%
-5.6%
29.2%
6.1%
2%
SBI Focused Equity Fund
Growth
Fund Details
16.1%
-3.8%
44.7%
2.2%
4.3%

Other Details Section

It is the last section in the comparison that includes comparable elements such as minimum SIP investment and minimum lump sum investment, and others. With respect to the minimum SIP, the amount for both the scheme is the same, i.e., INR 500. In case of a minimum lump sum, they differ in both the schemes. For DSP BlackRock Focus Fund it is INR 1,000 and for SBI Focused Equity Fund it is INR 5,000.

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

Mr. Harrish Zaveri and Mr. Jay Kothari both jointly manage DSP BlackRock Focus Fund.

The fund is currently managed by R Srinivasan.

Parameters
Other DetailsMin SIP Investment
Min Investment
Fund Manager
DSP BlackRock Focus Fund
Growth
Fund Details
₹500
₹1,000
Vinit Sambre - 0.25 Yr.
SBI Focused Equity Fund
Growth
Fund Details
₹500
₹5,000
R. Srinivasan - 11.34 Yr.

Growth of 10k Investments over the years

Growth of 10,000 investment over the years.
DSP BlackRock Focus Fund
Growth
Fund Details
DateValue
31 Aug 15₹10,000
31 Aug 16₹11,459
31 Aug 17₹12,812
31 Aug 18₹14,041
31 Aug 19₹12,962
31 Aug 20₹13,453
Growth of 10,000 investment over the years.
SBI Focused Equity Fund
Growth
Fund Details
DateValue
31 Aug 15₹10,000
31 Aug 16₹11,664
31 Aug 17₹13,123
31 Aug 18₹15,633
31 Aug 19₹14,966
31 Aug 20₹16,507

Detailed Portfolio Comparison

Asset Allocation
DSP BlackRock Focus Fund
Growth
Fund Details
Asset ClassValue
Cash3.03%
Equity96.97%
Equity Sector Allocation
SectorValue
Financial Services26.68%
Basic Materials17.72%
Technology13.16%
Consumer Cyclical12.64%
Consumer Defensive7.37%
Health Care6%
Industrials5.84%
Communication Services3.71%
Energy3.6%
Top Securities Holdings / Portfolio
NameHoldingValueQuantity
HDFC Bank Ltd (Financial Services)
Equity, Since 31 Jan 14 | HDFCBANK
10%₹176 Cr1,579,823
Coromandel International Ltd (Basic Materials)
Equity, Since 31 Jan 17 | 506395
8%₹133 Cr1,752,923
ICICI Bank Ltd (Financial Services)
Equity, Since 31 Oct 16 | ICICIBANK
7%₹130 Cr3,305,817
Infosys Ltd (Technology)
Equity, Since 31 Oct 19 | INFY
5%₹91 Cr981,934
UltraTech Cement Ltd (Basic Materials)
Equity, Since 31 Mar 15 | ULTRACEMCO
5%₹86 Cr221,104
Maruti Suzuki India Ltd (Consumer Cyclical)
Equity, Since 31 Jan 14 | MARUTI
4%₹77 Cr112,867
Shree Cement Ltd (Basic Materials)
Equity, Since 31 Dec 13 | 500387
4%₹68 Cr33,746
Bharti Airtel Ltd (Communication Services)
Equity, Since 31 Mar 20 | BHARTIARTL
4%₹66 Cr1,279,964
Tata Consultancy Services Ltd (Technology)
Equity, Since 30 Jun 20 | TCS
4%₹65 Cr287,679
Reliance Industries Ltd (Energy)
Equity, Since 30 Jun 17 | RELIANCE
4%₹64 Cr306,164
Asset Allocation
SBI Focused Equity Fund
Growth
Fund Details
Asset ClassValue
Cash3.87%
Equity96.13%
Equity Sector Allocation
SectorValue
Financial Services30.06%
Consumer Cyclical15.34%
Consumer Defensive11.88%
Communication Services11.45%
Industrials7.13%
Health Care6.09%
Utility4.51%
Basic Materials4.42%
Energy2.11%
Top Securities Holdings / Portfolio
NameHoldingValueQuantity
HDFC Bank Ltd (Financial Services)
Equity, Since 31 Jan 13 | HDFCBANK
8%₹781 Cr7,000,000
↑ 700,000
Alphabet Inc A (Communication Services)
Equity, Since 30 Sep 18 | GOOGL
7%₹712 Cr59,000
Divi's Laboratories Ltd (Healthcare)
Equity, Since 31 Mar 12 | DIVISLAB
6%₹625 Cr2,000,000
Bajaj Finance Ltd (Financial Services)
Equity, Since 28 Feb 18 | 500034
6%₹593 Cr1,700,000
↓ -400,000
Procter & Gamble Hygiene and Health Care Ltd (Consumer Defensive)
Equity, Since 30 Jun 13 | PGHH
5%₹548 Cr548,367
↑ 12,018
Kotak Mahindra Bank Ltd (Financial Services)
Equity, Since 30 Jun 20 | KOTAKBANK
5%₹547 Cr3,900,000
↑ 600,000
Bharti Airtel Ltd (Communication Services)
Equity, Since 31 Jan 18 | BHARTIARTL
5%₹462 Cr9,000,000
State Bank of India (Financial Services)
Equity, Since 28 Feb 18 | SBIN
4%₹445 Cr21,000,000
↓ -5,001,000
Muthoot Finance Ltd (Financial Services)
Equity, Since 29 Feb 20 | 533398
4%₹378 Cr3,300,000
Adani Ports & Special Economic Zone Ltd (Industrials)
Equity, Since 31 Mar 20 | 532921
3%₹356 Cr10,000,000

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.

Disclaimer:
All efforts have been made to ensure the information provided here is accurate. However, no guarantees are made regarding correctness of data. Please verify with scheme information document before making any investment.
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