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Franklin India Smaller Companies Fund


Equity: Small Cap

1 Lakh

Investment declined to
₹ 0.84 Lakh

₹ 10000

Monthly SIP Declined to
₹ 3.33 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 -6.19 2.05 -5.20 -1.29 16.71 43.84 -5.73 -5.60 4.21 16.54 11.45
S&P BSE 250 SmallCap TRI 1.26 2.54 -5.53 -3.17 17.51 60.13 2.44 -5.54 4.55 12.32 2.74
Equity: Small Cap 6.42 2.01 -5.25 -2.04 18.71 52.52 8.66 -1.08 6.98 17.52 9.95
Rank within category 22 12 14 8 15 21 22 12 10 5 3
Number of funds in category 22 24 24 24 24 24 22 14 13 8 8

As on 25-Sep-2020

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 -5.73 -5.60 4.21 1.91 5,702
Nippon India Small Cap Fund  | Invest Online
4 star
Sep-10 8.19 2.31 10.71 1.77 9,285
SBI Small Cap Fund  | Invest Online
5 star
Sep-09 10.33 5.69 13.20 1.88 5,039
Axis Small Cap Fund - Regular Plan  | Invest Online
4 star
Nov-13 6.36 8.52 10.84 2.03 2,720
Kotak Small Cap Fund - Regular Plan  | Invest Online
4 star
Feb-05 11.01 2.41 8.50 2.18 1,667

Best & Worst Performance

Best (Period) Worst (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 -2.52 25.68 -0.30 -0.32 0.82 -2.38
S&P BSE 250 SmallCap TRI -1.27 30.54 -0.21 -0.24 -- --
Equity: Small Cap 2.64 27.33 -0.09 -0.10 0.86 3.03
Rank within category 13 3 14 14 4 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 31-Aug-2020

Asset Allocation (%)

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Concentration & Valuation

Number of Stocks 62
Top 10 Stocks (%) 32.24
Top 5 Stocks (%) 19.61
Top 3 Sectors (%) 39.50
Portfolio P/B Ratio 1.96
Portfolio P/E Ratio 19.49

Portfolio Aggregates

Fund Category
Average Mkt Cap (Rs Cr) 8,078 5,791
Giant (%) 11.69 4.42
Large (%) 1.39 2.81
Mid (%) 23.60 30.38
Small (%) 62.74 65.56
Tiny (%) 0.58 0.88

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 19.78 6.55 1.71 6.28
equal Infosys Technology 25.25 4.98 0.00 4.40
equal HDFC Bank Financial 20.35 5.08 2.24 3.23
equal Brigade Enterprises Construction 90.26 3.35 1.53 2.94
equal Voltas Cons Durable 52.69 2.82 1.84 2.75
down Nesco Diversified 15.92 3.07 1.78 2.74
equal Jyothy Labs FMCG 29.27 2.56 0.87 2.56
down JB Chemicals & Pharma Healthcare 23.89 3.91 1.08 2.50
equal Vardhman Textiles Textiles 11.85 2.84 0.00 2.46
equal CCL Products (I) FMCG 20.81 2.48 0.00 2.36
equal Cyient Technology 12.94 3.14 1.43 2.25
equal HPCL Energy 6.98 2.91 0.00 2.22
down Blue Star Cons Durable 133.64 2.20 0.88 2.20
equal Indiamart Intermesh Services 82.24 2.10 0.00 2.10
down Eris Lifesciences Healthcare 24.18 2.43 0.00 2.07
equal Axis Bank Financial 79.46 2.29 1.18 2.00
equal Finolex Cables Engineering 12.70 4.09 1.86 2.00
equal Atul Chemicals 28.07 2.53 1.40 1.98
equal Gulf Oil Lubricants India Energy 19.48 1.98 1.08 1.75
equal TeamLease Services Services 112.46 1.70 0.00 1.70
equal Kotak Mahindra Bank Financial 29.73 1.94 0.00 1.65
equal KPR Mills Textiles 11.94 1.63 0.00 1.63
equal TTK Prestige Cons Durable 57.19 1.79 0.00 1.62
equal Quess Corp Financial -- 1.78 0.00 1.57
up Equitas Holdings Financial 9.63 2.22 1.11 1.56

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

— 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 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.

Interviews:

Funds Managed:


2.05%

Change from previous, NAV as on 25-Sep-2020

Growth: ₹ 46.7668

Dividend: ₹ 19.7056


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
Exit Load 1% for redemption within 365 days

Basic Details

Fund House: Franklin Templeton Mutual Fund
Launch Date: 13-Jan-2006
Return Since Launch: 11.06%
Benchmark: NIFTY Smallcap 250 TRI
Riskometer: Moderately High
Type: Open-ended
Assets: ₹ 5,702 Cr (As on 31-Aug-2020)
Expense: 1.91% (As on 31-Aug-2020)
Risk Grade: Below Average
Return Grade: Below Average
Turnover: 21.91%

Most Recent Dividends

Plan Record Date Dividend (₹ / Unit)  
Dividend28-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: 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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