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Franklin India Smaller Companies Fund


Equity: Small Cap

1 Lakh

Investment Grown to
₹ 1.46 Lakh

₹ 10000

Monthly SIP Grown to
₹ 5.85 Lakh

Suitability:

When you invest for seven years or more, you can expect gains that comfortably beat the inflation rate as well as returns from fixed income options.

This is a fund that invests in smaller companies. Compared to those that invest in larger companies, such funds tend to fall more when stock prices fall. So while you can expect higher returns in the long term, there will be more severe ups and downs along the way.

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 small-cap fund, if you need to redeem your investment in less than seven 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 41.15 1.10 1.02 8.76 21.62 39.62 101.50 13.39 12.79 16.18 19.36
S&P BSE 250 SmallCap TRI 47.46 0.91 1.01 7.97 24.27 46.34 110.33 15.97 15.35 13.43 11.29
Equity: Small Cap 48.01 0.94 0.89 7.88 23.57 47.50 105.55 18.85 17.02 18.41 18.11
Rank within category 22 9 10 7 20 23 16 13 11 8 3
Number of funds in category 26 27 27 27 27 26 24 14 13 13 8

As on 29-Jul-2021

Peer Comparison

Fund name Rating Launch Date 1-Year Return 3-Year Return 5-Year Return Expense Ratio Assets (Cr)
Franklin India Smaller Companies Fund  | Invest Online Now
2 star
Jan-06 101.50 13.39 12.79 1.93 6,768
Nippon India Small Cap Fund  | Invest Online
4 star
Sep-10 112.70 22.42 22.21 1.98 15,353
SBI Small Cap Fund  | Invest Online
4 star
Sep-09 88.28 21.86 21.83 1.93 9,091
Axis Small Cap Fund - Regular Plan
5 star
Nov-13 89.50 27.03 20.77 1.99 6,009
Kotak Small Cap Fund - Regular Plan  | Invest Online
4 star
Feb-05 120.05 26.04 19.70 1.98 4,765

Best & Worst Performance

Best Performance Worst Performance
Return (%) Period Return (%) Period
Week 24.48 13-May-2009 - 20-May-2009 -21.28 16-Mar-2020 - 23-Mar-2020
Month 45.54 06-May-2009 - 05-Jun-2009 -37.63 20-Feb-2020 - 23-Mar-2020
Quarter 99.81 05-Mar-2009 - 04-Jun-2009 -43.86 02-Sep-2008 - 02-Dec-2008
Year 155.58 09-Mar-2009 - 10-Mar-2010 -65.65 14-Jan-2008 - 13-Jan-2009

Risk Measures (%)

Mean Std Dev Sharpe Sortino Beta Alpha
Fund 14.45 27.57 0.37 0.40 0.86 -2.21
S&P BSE 250 SmallCap TRI 18.61 31.32 0.46 0.48 -- --
Equity: Small Cap 20.73 28.09 0.59 0.63 0.87 3.99
Rank within category 14 5 14 14 5 14
Number of funds in category 15 15 15 15 15 15

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

As on 30-Jun-2021

Asset Allocation (%)

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Concentration & Valuation

Number of Stocks 60
Top 10 Stocks (%) 32.25
Top 5 Stocks (%) 18.71
Top 3 Sectors (%) 38.64
Portfolio P/B Ratio 2.87
Portfolio P/E Ratio 21.38

Portfolio Aggregates

Fund Category
Average Mkt Cap (Rs Cr) 9,421 8,455
Giant (%) 4.09 3.23
Large (%) 1.97 2.43
Mid (%) 34.90 41.89
Small (%) 59.04 56.10
Tiny (%) -- 0.35

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 Deepak Nitrite Chemicals 33.38 8.36 1.77 6.63
equal Brigade Enterprises Construction -- 3.53 1.53 3.11
equal Cyient Technology 27.66 3.14 1.43 3.00
down Finolex Cables Engineering 17.34 3.43 1.86 2.98
down JB Chemicals & Pharma Healthcare 31.13 3.91 1.12 2.98
equal CCL Products (I) FMCG 32.09 2.97 0.00 2.97
down KPR Mills Textiles 21.47 3.16 0.00 2.93
equal Quess Corp Financial 208.74 2.91 0.00 2.91
up Equitas Holdings Financial 9.55 2.38 1.11 2.38
equal Jyothy Labs FMCG 31.60 2.80 1.40 2.35
down Nesco Diversified 24.25 3.07 1.78 2.34
equal Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Energy 3.51 2.91 1.17 2.29
down KPIT Technologies Technology 44.91 2.11 0.00 2.11
equal ICICI Bank Financial 23.79 2.25 0.00 2.11
equal TeamLease Services Services 76.82 2.35 1.06 2.08
equal Blue Star Consumer Durable 80.66 2.53 0.92 2.06
equal Eris Lifesciences Healthcare 29.53 2.43 0.00 1.96
equal Sobha Construction 89.78 2.30 0.84 1.95
down Ahluwalia Contracts Construction 34.27 1.93 1.19 1.93
equal Voltas Consumer Durable 64.96 2.90 1.91 1.91
equal Dr. Reddy's Lab Healthcare 44.73 1.95 0.00 1.89
equal KNR Constructions Construction 19.16 1.84 0.61 1.84
equal HDFC Bank Financial 23.89 5.08 1.82 1.82
down Carborundum Universal Metals 44.00 1.91 1.18 1.80
equal Tube Investments Of India Automobile 76.51 1.98 0.00 1.73

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 30-Jun-2021

Fund Manager

— Hari Shyamsunder since 02-May-2016

Education: Mr. Shyamsunder is a Bachelor in Engineering (Mechanical) from NIT, Tiruchirapalli and holds a PGDM from IIM-B. He is also a Chartered Financial Analyst from CFA Institute.

Experience: Prior to joining Franklin Templeton Mutual Fund he has worked with BG India Pvt. Ltd. as Business Analyst (2005-2009).

Funds Managed:

— R Janakiraman since 11-Feb-2008

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.

Funds Managed:


1.10%

Change from previous, NAV as on 29-Jul-2021

Growth: ₹ 83.5117

IDCW: ₹ 33.5218


Investment Strategy

The Fund seeks to provide long-term capital appreciation by investing predominantly in small companies. cap companies.

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
Lock-in Period Not Applicable
Exit Load 1% for redemption within 365 days

Basic Details

Fund House: Franklin Templeton Mutual Fund
Launch Date: 13-Jan-2006
Return Since Launch: 14.62%
Benchmark: NIFTY Smallcap 250 TRI
Riskometer: Very High
Type: Open-ended
Assets: ₹ 6,768 Cr (As on 30-Jun-2021)
Expense: 1.93% (As on 30-Jun-2021)
Risk Grade: Average
Return Grade: Below Average
Turnover: 17.25%

Most Recent Dividends

Plan Record Date Dividend (₹ / Unit)  
IDCW19-Feb-20211.3000

 28-Feb-20201.3281
 15-Mar-20191.7700
 23-Feb-20183.0000
 23-Feb-20172.2500
 19-Feb-20162.0000
 20-Feb-20152.0000
 14-Feb-20141.5000
 22-Feb-20132.5000
 08-Aug-20070.9000

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: http://www.franklintempletonindia.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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