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Franklin India Equity Fund


1 Lakh

Investment Grown to
₹ 1.28 Lakh

₹ 10000

Monthly SIP Grown to
₹ 3.85 Lakh

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Suitability:

When you invest for five years or above, you can expect gains that comfortably beat the inflation rate and are also higher than fixed income options. But be prepared for ups and downs in your investment value along the way.

This is a multi cap fund where the fund management team has complete freedom to invest in companies of different sizes, depending upon where it expects maximum gains. This versatility makes multi cap funds most suitable for equity fund investors as the job of stock selection is completely left to the fund manager, which is the very idea of investing in a mutual fund.

Like all equity funds, you must invest only through the SIP route. Click here to read a primer on SIP investing.

Warning: Do not invest in this, or any other multi cap fund, if you need to redeem your investment in less than five years.

Taxability of earnings:

Capital gains

  • If the mutual fund units are sold after 1 year from the date of investment, gains upto Rs 1 lakh in a financial year are exempt from tax. Gains over Rs 1 lakh are taxed at the rate of 10%.
  • If the mutual fund units are sold within 1 year from the date of investment, entire amount of gain is taxed at the rate of 15%.
  • No tax is to be paid as long as you continue to hold the units.

Dividends

  • Dividends paid by the mutual fund scheme are taxed at the rate of 10% (effectively 11.648%, including surcharge and cess). This is known as Dividend Distribution Tax (DDT). Though the investor does not pay this tax directly, it is deducted from the dividend income before passing on to the investor.

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Trailing Returns (%)

YTD 1-Day 1-W 1-M 3-M 6-M 1-Y 3-Y 5-Y 7-Y 10-Y
Fund 2.53 -0.07 1.12 2.89 6.34 3.79 5.38 8.63 7.11 12.91 11.66
S&P BSE 500 TRI 2.52 0.09 1.44 2.95 7.83 6.83 11.85 13.32 9.18 12.49 10.13
Equity: Multi Cap 2.48 0.14 1.52 2.97 7.20 7.55 12.79 11.73 8.42 13.03 11.02
Rank within category 30 51 49 28 43 45 47 37 26 18 10
Number of funds in category 60 60 60 60 59 55 50 41 37 33 29

As on 17-Jan-2020

Best & Worst Performance

Best (Period) Worst (Period)
Week -- ( - ) -- ( - )
Month 36.25 (03-Dec-1999 - 04-Jan-2000) -28.97 (24-Sep-2008 - 24-Oct-2008)
Quarter 74.29 (09-Mar-2009 - 10-Jun-2009) -39.73 (22-Feb-2000 - 23-May-2000)
Year 233.99 (04-Jan-1999 - 04-Jan-2000) -49.95 (14-Jan-2008 - 13-Jan-2009)

Risk Measures (%)

Mean Std Dev Sharpe Sortino Beta Alpha
Fund 9.27 12.24 0.29 0.46 0.91 -3.82
S&P BSE 500 TRI 13.80 13.09 0.92 -- -- --
Equity: Multi Cap 12.39 13.39 0.50 0.73 0.95 -1.00
Rank within category 39 10 39 38 14 38
Number of funds in category 42 42 42 42 42 42

The Risk Measures have been calculated using calendar month returns for the last three years.

As on 31-Dec-2019

Asset Allocation (%)

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Concentration & Valuation

Number of Stocks 58
Top 10 Stocks (%) 44.54
Top 5 Stocks (%) 29.58
Top 3 Sectors (%) 48.27
Portfolio P/B Ratio 2.48
Portfolio P/E Ratio 22.99

Portfolio Aggregates

Fund Category
Average Mkt Cap (Rs Cr) 85,496 1,06,667
Giant (%) 48.18 54.39
Large (%) 23.50 14.74
Mid (%) 22.01 23.70
Small (%) 6.31 8.67
Tiny (%) -- 0.21

Value Research Fund Style

Sector Allocation vis-à-vis Category

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Top Holdings

Company Sector P/E 3Y High 3Y Low % Assets
down HDFC Bank Financial 26.54 9.62 7.58 8.41
down Infosys Technology 20.04 7.11 3.46 5.88
down Bharti Airtel Communication -- 6.31 3.35 5.42
down ICICI Bank Financial 67.05 5.73 3.67 5.30
equal Axis Bank Financial 46.89 4.58 1.69 4.58
up Larsen & Toubro Construction 19.45 4.26 2.95 3.60
up Mahindra & Mahindra Automobile 13.03 3.99 2.68 3.04
equal Kotak Mahindra Bank Financial 39.17 3.58 2.60 2.86
up HCL Technologies Technology 15.35 3.20 1.94 2.74
equal Tata Motors Automobile -- 3.00 1.67 2.73
equal Tech Mahindra Technology 17.10 2.38 1.00 2.25
up State Bank of India Financial 28.03 2.84 1.26 2.24
down Grasim Industries Construction 11.70 2.60 0.00 2.19
equal Aditya Birla Fashion and Retail Services 60.59 2.17 1.18 2.17
equal United Breweries FMCG 75.53 2.35 1.46 2.16
up ACC Construction 15.48 2.11 0.88 2.07
down Voltas Cons Durable 47.82 2.48 1.32 2.00
up Marico FMCG 37.15 2.27 1.22 1.98
up HPCL Energy 7.53 1.89 0.00 1.89
down Dabur India FMCG 57.21 2.26 0.00 1.80
down HDFC Financial 35.17 2.00 0.00 1.72
equal Cadila Healthcare Healthcare 20.08 2.42 1.40 1.70
equal TVS Motor Co. Automobile 31.98 1.71 0.00 1.67
equal NTPC Energy 10.20 2.08 0.00 1.60
down Dr. Reddy's Lab Healthcare 18.55 3.02 1.35 1.49

up down equal Indicates an increase or decrease or no change in holding since last portfolio
new Indicates a new holding since last portfolio

As on 31-Dec-2019

Fund Manager

— Anand Radhakrishnan since 01-Apr-2007

Education: Mr. Radhakrishnan is a B.Tech, CFA and PGDM from IIM Ahmedabad.

Experience: Prior to joining Franklin Templeton Investments, he has worked with Sundaram Asset Management Ltd., SBI Funds Management and Asian Convertible and Income Fund.

Funds Managed:

— R Janakiraman since 01-Feb-2011

Education: Mr. Janakiraman is a B.E and PGDM (Business Management).

Experience: Prior to joining Franklin Templeton Investments, he has worked with Indian Syntans Inv. Pvt. Ltd., Citicorp Information Tech Ltd. and UTI Securities Exchange Ltd.

Interviews:

Funds Managed:


-0.07%

Change from previous, NAV as on 17-Jan-2020

Growth: ₹ 605.6510

Dividend: ₹ 36.9840


Investment Strategy

The scheme aims to provide growth of capital and regular dividend from a portfolio of equity, debt and money market instruments and focusing on wealth creating companies across all sectors and market cap ranges.

Investment Details

Minimum Investment (₹) 5,000
Minimum Addl Investment (₹) 1,000
Minimum SIP Investment (₹) 500
Minimum No of Cheques 12
Minimum Withdrawal (₹) 1,000
Minimum Balance (₹) 1,000
Exit Load 1% for redemption within 365 days

Basic Details

Fund House: Franklin Templeton Mutual Fund
Launch Date: 29-Sep-1994
Return Since Launch: 17.60%
Benchmark: NIFTY 500 TRI
Riskometer: Moderately High
Type: Open-ended
Assets: ₹ 11,194 Cr (As on 31-Dec-2019)
Expense: 1.81% (As on 31-Dec-2019)
Risk Grade: Average
Return Grade: Below Average
Turnover: 12.14%

Most Recent Dividends

Plan Record Date Dividend (₹ / Unit)  
Dividend22-Feb-20192.4349

 23-Feb-20183.5000
 10-Mar-20172.5000
 26-Feb-20162.5000
 13-Feb-20152.5000
 21-Feb-20142.0000
 15-Feb-20133.0000
 02-Mar-20122.5000
 18-Feb-20113.0000
 19-Feb-20106.0000
 25-Feb-20092.5000
 13-Feb-20086.0000
 07-Mar-20073.0000
 15-Nov-20066.0000
 09-Nov-20055.5000
 27-Oct-20044.0000
 23-Mar-20042.5000
 19-Aug-20032.0000
 18-Mar-20022.0000
 19-Jan-20012.5000
 13-Oct-20003.0000
 10-Sep-19992.0000

Contact Information

AMC: Franklin Templeton Asset Management India Private Ltd

Address: Indiabulls Finance Center, Tower 2, 12th and 13th Floor, Senapati Bapat Marg, Elphinstone Road (West) Mumbai - 400013

Phone: 1800-425-4255 / 60004255

Email: [email protected]

Website: www.franklintempletonindia.com

Registrar & Transfer Agent: Franklin Templeton Asset Management (India) Pvt. Ltd.

Address: Unit 301, III Floor, Campus 4B, RMZ Millenia Business Park, 143 Dr. MGR Road, Kandanchavadi Chennai - 600096

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