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HDFC Equity Fund - Direct Plan


Equity: Multi Cap

1 Lakh

Investment Grown to
₹ 1.01 Lakh

₹ 10000

Monthly SIP Declined to
₹ 3.28 Lakh

Suitability:

When you invest for five years or more, you can expect gains that comfortably beat the inflation rate as well as returns from 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 on where it expects maximum gains. This versatility makes multi-cap funds most suitable for equity fund investors, as the job of stock selection is left completely to the fund manager, which is the very idea of investing in a mutual fund.

Like for 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 are added to the income of the investors and taxed according to their respective tax slabs. Further, if an investor's dividend income exceeds Rs. 5,000 in a financial year, the fund house also deducts a TDS of 10% before distributing the dividend.

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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 -15.54 2.35 -0.10 -7.22 3.98 25.62 -11.94 0.23 6.07 12.57 --
S&P BSE 500 TRI -4.24 1.90 0.20 -3.06 9.78 34.41 0.79 4.33 8.88 12.48 --
Equity: Multi Cap -4.09 1.85 0.35 -3.14 8.63 30.12 0.49 3.83 8.39 14.27 --
Rank within category 57 6 55 61 56 46 55 37 32 26 --
Number of funds in category 59 62 62 62 60 60 58 42 40 34 1

As on 28-Sep-2020

Peer Comparison

Fund name Rating Launch Date 1-Year Return 3-Year Return 5-Year Return Expense Ratio Assets (Cr)
HDFC Equity Fund - Direct Plan  | Invest Online
2 star
Jan-13 -11.94 0.23 6.07 1.19 19,798
Kotak Standard Multicap Fund - Direct Plan  | Invest Online
4 star
Jan-13 -1.92 4.80 10.19 0.73 29,714
Axis Focused 25 Fund - Direct Plan  | Invest Online
5 star
Jan-13 -0.31 7.59 12.51 0.67 11,372
UTI Equity Fund - Direct Plan  | Invest Online
4 star
Jan-13 8.70 9.09 9.88 1.29 10,983
SBI Focused Equity Fund - Direct Plan  | Invest Online
5 star
Jan-13 -0.93 7.64 10.89 0.81 10,248

Best & Worst Performance

Best (Period) Worst (Period)
Week 10.39 (24-Mar-2020 - 31-Mar-2020) -17.76 (05-Mar-2020 - 12-Mar-2020)
Month 22.30 (07-May-2014 - 06-Jun-2014) -38.23 (20-Feb-2020 - 23-Mar-2020)
Quarter 36.51 (21-Feb-2014 - 23-May-2014) -39.05 (23-Dec-2019 - 23-Mar-2020)
Year 88.81 (03-Sep-2013 - 03-Sep-2014) -38.24 (22-Mar-2019 - 23-Mar-2020)

Risk Measures (%)

Mean Std Dev Sharpe Sortino Beta Alpha
Fund 3.55 23.15 -0.07 -0.08 1.03 -2.82
S&P BSE 500 TRI 6.34 21.82 0.05 0.06 -- --
Equity: Multi Cap 5.86 21.39 0.04 0.04 0.95 -0.41
Rank within category 35 36 33 36 36 35
Number of funds in category 43 43 43 43 43 43

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

As on 31-Aug-2020

Asset Allocation (%)

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Concentration & Valuation

Number of Stocks 45
Top 10 Stocks (%) 57.33
Top 5 Stocks (%) 37.45
Top 3 Sectors (%) 66.09
Portfolio P/B Ratio 1.32
Portfolio P/E Ratio 11.86

Portfolio Aggregates

Fund Category
Average Mkt Cap (Rs Cr) 99,219 1,05,188
Giant (%) 50.72 52.41
Large (%) 33.33 17.47
Mid (%) 11.89 22.42
Small (%) 3.99 8.34
Tiny (%) 0.07 0.19

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 ICICI Bank Financial 24.61 10.76 8.61 9.35
equal State Bank of India Financial 7.74 10.50 6.97 8.31
equal Infosys Technology 25.25 10.05 5.36 7.45
down Larsen & Toubro Construction 15.13 9.80 6.89 6.89
down ITC FMCG 14.75 6.60 0.00 5.45
up Power Grid Corporation Energy 10.32 4.64 1.30 4.53
equal NTPC Energy 15.03 4.94 1.96 4.41
equal Coal India Energy 5.22 4.42 0.00 4.04
up Axis Bank Financial 79.46 3.68 0.00 3.68
down Reliance Industries Energy 35.27 6.88 3.05 3.22
equal Power Finance Corp. Financial 3.05 3.57 0.00 3.01
down Tata Steel Metals -- 3.69 1.53 2.57
up Lupin Healthcare -- 2.54 0.00 2.54
equal REC Financial 3.80 2.76 0.92 2.53
down BPCL Energy 24.07 4.28 0.00 2.50
equal Ambuja Cements Construction 21.14 2.64 0.00 2.44
up Interglobe Aviation Services -- 2.15 0.00 2.04
down Aurobindo Pharma Healthcare 15.78 3.50 1.40 2.02
equal CESC Energy 6.53 2.94 1.49 1.77
up Sun Pharmaceutical Inds. Healthcare 169.58 1.64 0.00 1.64
equal Cipla Healthcare 37.94 1.75 0.92 1.63
equal GAIL Energy 4.64 2.91 1.16 1.60
up SBI Cards & Payments Services Financial 63.44 1.38 0.00 1.38
down HDFC Bank Financial 20.35 5.99 1.34 1.34
equal Vedanta Metals -- 1.87 0.72 1.29

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-Aug-2020

Fund Manager

— Prashant Jain since 01-Jan-2013

Education: Mr. Jain is a B. Tech. from IIT Kanpur, PGDM from IIM, Bangalore and CFA from AIMR, USA.

Experience: Prior to joining HDFC AMC he has worked with Zurich AMC and SBI Mutual Fund.

Interviews:

Funds Managed:


2.35%

Change from previous, NAV as on 28-Sep-2020

Growth: ₹ 599.5920

Dividend: ₹ 40.4170


Investment Strategy

The scheme seeks to generate capital appreciation / income from a portfolio, predominantly invested in equity & equity related instruments.

Investment Details

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

Basic Details

Fund House: HDFC Mutual Fund
Launch Date: 01-Jan-2013
Return Since Launch: 9.50%
Benchmark: NIFTY 500 TRI
Riskometer: Moderately High
Type: Open-ended
Assets: ₹ 19,798 Cr (As on 31-Aug-2020)
Expense: 1.19% (As on 31-Aug-2020)
Risk Grade: High
Return Grade: Below Average
Turnover: 32.12%

Most Recent Dividends

Plan Record Date Dividend (₹ / Unit)  
Dividend19-Mar-20204.2500

 20-Mar-20195.2500
 22-Mar-20185.5000
 23-Mar-20175.0000
 17-Mar-20164.5000
 19-Mar-20155.5000
 20-Mar-20144.0000
 21-Mar-20134.0000

Contact Information

AMC: HDFC Asset Management Company Ltd

Address: "HDFC House"-2nd Floor, H.T. Parekh Marg - 165-166, Backbay Reclamation, Churchgate Mumbai - 400020

Phone: 1800-3010-6767 / 1800-419-7676

Fax: 022-22821144

Website: http://www.hdfcfund.com

Registrar & Transfer Agent: Computer Age Management Services Ltd.

Address: 7th Floor, Tower II, Rayala Towers, 158, Anna Salai, Chennai - 600002

Phone: 1800-3010-6767 / 1800-419-7676

Fax: 044-30407101

Email: [email protected]

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