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HDFC Equity Fund Vs Mirae Asset India Equity Fund

Updated on September 17, 2020 , 1489 views

HDFC Equity Fund and Mirae Asset India Equity Fund both the schemes belong to the large-cap category of Equity Funds. Large cap funds invest their accumulated funds in shares of large-cap companies. The share prices of these companies do not fluctuate much as compared to mid-cap and small cap companies. Moreover, during downturns, investors try to flock their investments towards large cap companies. Also referred as bluechip companies these companies provide consistent returns and growth. Though both HDFC Equity Fund and Mirae Asset India Equity Fund belong to the same category of large-cap funds, nevertheless; there are a lot of differences in their performance, AUM, and other parameters. So, let us understand the differences between both the schemes through this article.

HDFC Equity Fund

HDFC Mutual Fund manages the HDFC Equity Fund scheme. It is an open-ended scheme that invests its fund money in shares of large-sized companies. The scheme is in existence for more than 2 decades. The investment discipline of HDFC Equity Fund consists of focus on value, consistent focus on quality, controlled exposure to midcaps, and diversified yet focused approach towards Investing.

As on January 31, 2018, some of the shares that form part of HDFC Equity Fund include ICICI Bank Limited, Larsen & Toubro Limited, State Bank of India, and Reliance Industries Limited.

HDFC Equity Fund uses Nifty 500 Index as its benchmark to build its portfolio.

Mirae Asset India Equity Fund (Erstwhile Mirae Asset India Opportunities Fund)

Mirae Asset India Equity Fund (earlier known as Mirae Asset India Opportunities Fund) is an open-ended large-cap scheme which is in existence for nearly a decade. This scheme is managed by Mirae Asset Mutual Fund and uses S&P BSE 200 Index as a benchmark to construct its portfolio. The portfolio is constructed considering the core and tactical portions. The core portion ensures that investment in done in quality businesses while tactical portion ensures to take advantages of short-to-medium chances. The investment objective of this scheme is to attain capital growth in the long term by capitalizing investment chances.

The Top 10 holdings that form part of the scheme’s portfolio as on January 2018, include Infosys Limited, Kotak Mahindra Bank Limited, Reliance Industries Limited, and Maruti Suzuki India Limited.

HDFC Equity Fund Vs Mirae Asset India Equity Fund

Though both the schemes belong to the same category however, there are a lot of differences between them based on different parameters such as AUM, Current NAV, performance, and other factors. So, let us compare and analyze the differences between both the schemes on various parameters which are divided into four sections, namely, Basics Section, Performance Section, Yearly Performance Section, and Other Details Section.

Basics Section

Basics Section is the first section of comparison between both the schemes. The comparable parameters that form part of this section include Current NAV, AUM, Scheme Category, expense ratio, Fincash Rating and many more.

As per Fincash Rating, it shows that Mirae Asset Mutual Fund’s scheme is a 5-Star scheme and HDFC Equity Fund is a 3-Star scheme.

With respect to the scheme’s category, both of them belong to the same category that is, Equity Large Cap. The summary of 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
HDFC Equity Fund
Growth
Fund Details
₹583.917 ↑ 1.29   (0.22 %)
₹19,150 on 31 Jul 20
1 Jan 95
Equity
Multi Cap
34
Moderately High
2.08
-0.43
-0.81
-15.5
Not Available
0-1 Years (1%),1 Years and above(NIL)
Mirae Asset India Equity Fund 
Growth
Fund Details
₹52.673 ↓ -0.09   (-0.17 %)
₹17,650 on 31 Jul 20
4 Apr 08
Equity
Multi Cap
19
Moderately High
1.79
0.02
-0.06
-0.3
Not Available
0-1 Years (1%),1 Years and above(NIL)

Performance Section

The Performance Section compares the Compounded Annual Growth Rate or CAGR Returns of both the schemes. This performance is compared at different time intervals such as 1 Month Return, 6 Month Return, 3 Year Return, and 5 Year Return. On a hindsight, it can be said that there is not much significant difference between the returns generated by both the schemes. At certain time frame, the returns generated by HDFC Equity Fund are higher while in others the returns of Mirae Asset India Equity Fund are higher. The table given below summarizes the performance of both the schemes.

Parameters
Performance1 Month
3 Month
6 Month
1 Year
3 Year
5 Year
Since launch
HDFC Equity Fund
Growth
Fund Details
-1%
11.2%
27%
-6%
-1.3%
5.5%
17.1%
Mirae Asset India Equity Fund 
Growth
Fund Details
1.7%
16.6%
34.3%
8.5%
4.6%
10.5%
14.3%

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Yearly Performance Section

The Yearly Performance Section compares the absolute returns of both the schemes for a particular year. In case of yearly performance for certain years, there is not much difference in the returns generated by both the schemes while for some year it is. The summary of yearly performance section is tabulated as follows.

Parameters
Yearly Performance2019
2018
2017
2016
2015
HDFC Equity Fund
Growth
Fund Details
6.8%
-3.5%
36.9%
7.3%
-5.1%
Mirae Asset India Equity Fund 
Growth
Fund Details
12.7%
-0.6%
38.6%
8.1%
4.3%

Other Details Section

This is the last section in the comparison of both the schemes. The parameters forming part of Other Details Section include Minimum SIP Investment and Minimum Lumpsum Investment. The minimum SIP investment for both the schemes is different wherein; the SIP amount of HDFC Equity Fund is INR 500 and SIP amount of Mirae Asset India Equity Fund is INR 1,000. However, the minimum lumpsum amount is same for both the schemes is same, that is, INR 5,000.

The summary of both the scheme is tabulated as follows.

Mr. Rakesh Vyas and Mr. Prashant Jain together manage the HDFC Equity Fund.

The fund managers managing the scheme are Mr. Neelesh Surana and Mr. Harshad Borawake.

Parameters
Other DetailsMin SIP Investment
Min Investment
Fund Manager
HDFC Equity Fund
Growth
Fund Details
₹500
₹5,000
Prashant Jain - 17.22 Yr.
Mirae Asset India Equity Fund 
Growth
Fund Details
₹1,000
₹5,000
Harshad Borawake - 3.34 Yr.

Growth of 10k Investments over the years

Growth of 10,000 investment over the years.
HDFC Equity Fund
Growth
Fund Details
DateValue
31 Aug 15₹10,000
31 Aug 16₹11,150
31 Aug 17₹13,145
31 Aug 18₹14,881
31 Aug 19₹13,901
31 Aug 20₹13,163
Growth of 10,000 investment over the years.
Mirae Asset India Equity Fund 
Growth
Fund Details
DateValue
31 Aug 15₹10,000
31 Aug 16₹11,484
31 Aug 17₹13,912
31 Aug 18₹15,925
31 Aug 19₹15,378
31 Aug 20₹16,160

Detailed Assets & Holdings Comparison

Asset Allocation
HDFC Equity Fund
Growth
Fund Details
Asset ClassValue
Cash0.85%
Equity99.14%
Other0.01%
Equity Sector Allocation
SectorValue
Financial Services31.79%
Industrials13.03%
Utility12.31%
Energy10.66%
Technology9.15%
Health Care7.83%
Basic Materials6.32%
Consumer Defensive5.45%
Consumer Cyclical0.87%
Communication Services0.82%
Top Securities Holdings / Portfolio
NameHoldingValueQuantity
ICICI Bank Ltd (Financial Services)
Equity, Since 31 Oct 09 | ICICIBANK
9%₹1,852 Cr46,928,189
↓ -941,000
State Bank of India (Financial Services)
Equity, Since 31 Jan 03 | SBIN
8%₹1,645 Cr77,602,341
Infosys Ltd (Technology)
Equity, Since 31 Oct 08 | INFY
7%₹1,474 Cr15,877,239
Larsen & Toubro Ltd (Industrials)
Equity, Since 31 May 12 | LT
7%₹1,365 Cr14,441,822
↓ -644,171
ITC Ltd (Consumer Defensive)
Equity, Since 28 Feb 18 | ITC
5%₹1,079 Cr56,478,297
↓ -2,000,000
Power Grid Corp Of India Ltd (Utilities)
Equity, Since 31 Dec 14 | 532898
5%₹897 Cr50,102,838
↑ 1,000,000
NTPC Ltd (Utilities)
Equity, Since 30 Nov 16 | 532555
4%₹873 Cr90,592,507
Coal India Ltd (Energy)
Equity, Since 31 Aug 18 | COALINDIA
4%₹799 Cr59,470,259
Axis Bank Ltd (Financial Services)
Equity, Since 31 Oct 17 | 532215
4%₹728 Cr14,652,659
↑ 2,380,285
Reliance Industries Ltd (Energy)
Equity, Since 30 Apr 13 | RELIANCE
3%₹638 Cr3,065,710
↓ -500,000
Asset Allocation
Mirae Asset India Equity Fund 
Growth
Fund Details
Asset ClassValue
Cash0.92%
Equity99.08%
Other0.01%
Equity Sector Allocation
SectorValue
Financial Services32.18%
Energy14.32%
Technology11.04%
Consumer Defensive10.95%
Consumer Cyclical9.06%
Industrials7.56%
Health Care6.16%
Communication Services4.42%
Utility1.55%
Basic Materials1.4%
Top Securities Holdings / Portfolio
NameHoldingValueQuantity
Reliance Industries Ltd (Energy)
Equity, Since 30 Apr 08 | RELIANCE
11%₹2,007 Cr9,644,492
HDFC Bank Ltd (Financial Services)
Equity, Since 28 Feb 09 | HDFCBANK
10%₹1,799 Cr16,117,823
↑ 262,337
Infosys Ltd (Technology)
Equity, Since 31 May 08 | INFY
7%₹1,362 Cr14,668,730
ICICI Bank Ltd (Financial Services)
Equity, Since 31 Oct 09 | ICICIBANK
7%₹1,294 Cr32,780,586
↑ 1,509,000
Axis Bank Ltd (Financial Services)
Equity, Since 31 Mar 14 | 532215
4%₹688 Cr13,853,484
↑ 307,000
Bharti Airtel Ltd (Communication Services)
Equity, Since 31 Aug 10 | BHARTIARTL
4%₹680 Cr13,259,166
↑ 7,081,481
Tata Consultancy Services Ltd (Technology)
Equity, Since 31 May 09 | TCS
4%₹648 Cr2,869,869
Hindustan Unilever Ltd (Consumer Defensive)
Equity, Since 30 Sep 15 | 500696
3%₹584 Cr2,759,629
↑ 705,862
Larsen & Toubro Ltd (Industrials)
Equity, Since 29 Feb 12 | LT
3%₹545 Cr5,765,374
Maruti Suzuki India Ltd (Consumer Cyclical)
Equity, Since 31 Mar 12 | MARUTI
3%₹542 Cr793,015

Thus, from the above pointers and parameters, it can be said that there is a lot of difference between both the schemes there is a difference between both the schemes. However, individuals need to be very careful before investing in any scheme by understanding the modalities of the scheme completely. They also need to verify whether the scheme’s approach is in-line with their investment objective or not. Moreover, they can even consult a financial advisor. This will help them to ensure that their money is safe as well as their objectives are attained on time.

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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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