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SBI Blue Chip Fund Vs DSP BlackRock Focus Fund

Updated on September 17, 2020 , 922 views

SBI Blue Chip Fund and DSP BlackRock Focus Fund both belong to the large-cap category of Equity Funds. Though both the schemes belong to the same category, nevertheless; they both differ on various parameters. On a general note, Large cap funds are a part of equity funds. These schemes have a market capitalization of more than INR 10,000 crores and form the top of the pyramid when equity funds are compared on the basis of market capitalization. Large-cap funds generally show a steady growth and performance. These companies are huge in size, capital, and manpower. Though SBI Blue Chip Fund and DSP BlackRock Focus Fund belong to the same category, yet they differ on account of various parameters. So, let us understand the differences between both the schemes.

Overview of SBI Blue Chip Fund

SBI Blue Chip Fund is an open-ended large-cap scheme and is managed by SBI Mutual Fund. This scheme is suitable for individuals seeking for exposure in Indian bluechip companies and having an investment horizon of medium to long-term. The objective of the scheme is to achieve long-term capital appreciation by Investing in an active and diversified basket of equity stocks of large-cap companies. As per the scheme’s investment composition, it invests around 70-100% of its investments in equity and equity-related instruments while the remaining in fixed income instruments. Some of the constituents of SBI Blue Chip Equity Fund as on March 31, 2018, included HDFC Bank Limited, Larsen & Toubro Limited, ITC Limited, and Nestle India Limited. SBI Blue Chip Fund is solely managed by Ms. Sohini Andani.

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

DSP BlackRock Focus Fund (earlier known as DSP BlackRock Focus 25 Fund) is managed and offered by DSP BlackRock Mutual Fund. This open-ended large-cap scheme was launched on June 10, 2010. The investment objective of DSP BlackRock Focus Fund is to attain long-term capital growth by predominantly investing in equity and equity-related instruments of various companies. DSP BlackRock Focus Fund is jointly managed by Mr. Harrish Zaveri and Mr. Jay Kothari. HDFC Bank Limited, Maruti Suzuki India Limited, Larsen & Toubro Limited, Reliance Industries Limited, and IndusInd Bank Limited are the top 5 constituents of the scheme’s portfolio as on March 31, 2018. Based on the prescribed Asset Allocation of the scheme, it invests around 65-100% of its pooled money in equity and equity-related instruments while the remaining proportion in fixed income instruments.

SBI Blue Chip Fund Vs DSP BlackRock Focus Fund

There are differences between both the schemes on account of various parameters though they belong to the same category. So, let’s understand the differences between SBI Blue Chip Fund and DSP BlackRock Focus Fund by comparing numerous parameters that are divided into four sections, namely, basics section, performance section, yearly performance section, and other details section.

Basics Section

It is the first section in the comparison of both the schemes and includes parameters like current NAV, Fincash Rating, and scheme category. To begin with the current NAV, it can be said that there is a difference between the NAV of both the schemes. As on April 23, 2018, the NAV of SBI Blue Chip Fund was approximately INR 38 while the NAV of DSP BlackRock Focus Fund was approximately INR 22. The comparison of Fincash Rating reveals that SBI Mutual Fund’s scheme is a 4-Star rated scheme while DSP BlackRock Mutual Fund’s scheme is a 3-Star rated scheme. With respect to scheme category, it can be said that both the schemes belong to the same category, that is, Equity Large Cap. The summary comparison of the basics section is as shown in the table given below.

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
SBI Bluechip Fund
Growth
Fund Details
₹39.3806 ↑ 0.04   (0.11 %)
₹21,980 on 31 Jul 20
14 Feb 06
Equity
Large Cap
9
Moderately High
2.23
-0.05
-0.69
-2.51
Not Available
0-1 Years (1%),1 Years and above(NIL)
DSP BlackRock Focus Fund
Growth
Fund Details
₹23.631 ↑ 0.02   (0.06 %)
₹1,771 on 31 Jul 20
10 Jun 10
Equity
Focused
27
Moderately High
2.17
0.1
-0.5
1.75
Not Available
0-12 Months (1%),12 Months and above(NIL)

Performance Section

This being the second section, it compares the Compounded Annual Growth Rate or CAGR returns of both the schemes. These returns are compared at various intervals such as 1 Month Return, 6 Month Return, 3 Year Return, and Return since Inception. The comparison of CAGR returns shows that in almost all the instances, the performance of SBI Blue Chip Fund is better as compared to the performance of DSP BlackRock Focus Fund. The table given below summarizes the comparison of performance section.

Parameters
Performance1 Month
3 Month
6 Month
1 Year
3 Year
5 Year
Since launch
SBI Bluechip Fund
Growth
Fund Details
0.1%
13.7%
31%
4.9%
1.7%
7.2%
9.8%
DSP BlackRock Focus Fund
Growth
Fund Details
2%
13.4%
28.1%
7.6%
1.6%
6.5%
8.7%

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Yearly Performance Section

It is the third section in the comparison that analyses the absolute returns generated by both the schemes for a particular year. While comparing the absolute returns, we can say that for certain years, DSP BlackRock Focus Fund has done well while in others SBI Blue Chip Fund has done better. The summary comparison of the yearly performance section is tabulated as follows.

Parameters
Yearly Performance2019
2018
2017
2016
2015
SBI Bluechip Fund
Growth
Fund Details
11.6%
-4.1%
30.2%
4.8%
8%
DSP BlackRock Focus Fund
Growth
Fund Details
18%
-5.6%
29.2%
6.1%
2%

Other Details Section

It is the last section in the comparison of the schemes that includes elements like AUM, minimum SIP and lumpsum investment, and so on. While comparing the AUM, of both the schemes, we can say that there is a drastic difference between the AUM of both the schemes. As on March 31, 2018, the AUM of SBI Blue Chip Fund was INR 17,724 Crores while of DSP BlackRock Focus Fund is INR 2,830 Crores. However, the minimum SIP investment for both the schemes is same, that is, INR 500. On the contrary, the minimum lumpsum amount for both the schemes is different. With respect to SBI Blue Chip Fund, the lumpsum amount is INR 5,000 and for DSP BlackRock Focus Fund it is INR 1,000. The table given below summarizes the comparison of other details section.

Parameters
Other DetailsMin SIP Investment
Min Investment
Fund Manager
SBI Bluechip Fund
Growth
Fund Details
₹500
₹5,000
Sohini Andani - 10.01 Yr.
DSP BlackRock Focus Fund
Growth
Fund Details
₹500
₹1,000
Vinit Sambre - 0.25 Yr.

Growth of 10k Investments over the years

Growth of 10,000 investment over the years.
SBI Bluechip Fund
Growth
Fund Details
DateValue
31 Aug 15₹10,000
31 Aug 16₹11,615
31 Aug 17₹13,150
31 Aug 18₹14,433
31 Aug 19₹13,612
31 Aug 20₹14,029
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

Detailed Assets & Holdings Comparison

Asset Allocation
SBI Bluechip Fund
Growth
Fund Details
Asset ClassValue
Cash1.7%
Equity98.3%
Equity Sector Allocation
SectorValue
Financial Services34.98%
Consumer Cyclical10.43%
Health Care9.23%
Technology8.62%
Energy7.63%
Consumer Defensive7.24%
Industrials6.96%
Basic Materials6.37%
Communication Services2.28%
Real Estate2.26%
Utility0.89%
Top Securities Holdings / Portfolio
NameHoldingValueQuantity
HDFC Bank Ltd (Financial Services)
Equity, Since 31 Mar 09 | HDFCBANK
10%₹2,172 Cr19,462,739
↑ 692,361
ICICI Bank Ltd (Financial Services)
Equity, Since 31 Mar 06 | ICICIBANK
6%₹1,249 Cr31,643,104
↓ -500,000
Divi's Laboratories Ltd (Healthcare)
Equity, Since 31 Mar 12 | DIVISLAB
5%₹1,128 Cr3,611,156
Reliance Industries Ltd (Energy)
Equity, Since 31 Mar 15 | RELIANCE
5%₹1,018 Cr4,890,981
HCL Technologies Ltd (Technology)
Equity, Since 31 Jan 16 | HCLTECH
4%₹913 Cr13,148,030
ITC Ltd (Consumer Defensive)
Equity, Since 29 Feb 12 | ITC
4%₹874 Cr45,713,904
Infosys Ltd (Technology)
Equity, Since 30 Nov 17 | INFY
4%₹867 Cr9,335,178
Housing Development Finance Corp Ltd (Financial Services)
Equity, Since 30 Nov 15 | HDFC
4%₹840 Cr4,582,989
↑ 770,000
Larsen & Toubro Ltd (Industrials)
Equity, Since 28 Feb 09 | LT
3%₹715 Cr7,562,209
Shree Cement Ltd (Basic Materials)
Equity, Since 31 Dec 17 | 500387
3%₹607 Cr299,413
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

Thus, in a nutshell, it can be said that both the schemes differ on account of various parameters. However, individuals should take into account all these parameters before making any investment decisions. If required, they can even take help of financial advisors. This will help them to attain their goal within their investment tenure and ensure that their investment is safe.

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