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ICICI Prudential Balanced Advantage Fund


1 Lakh

Investment Grown to
₹ 1.33 Lakh

₹ 10000

Monthly SIP Grown to
₹ 4.43 Lakh

Suitability:

When you invest for five years or more, you can expect gains that 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.

Dynamic Asset Allocation or Balanced Advantage funds invest your money in equity shares and bonds though their proportions are not fixed. The fund management team may increase of decrease the allocation to equity shares depending upon their market outlook.

These funds tend to fall less than pure equity funds when the stock markets decline because of their debt allocation. This makes them suitable for conservative equity investors.

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

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

Taxability of earnings:

The tax treatment of this fund may vary depending upon its asset allocation. It will be taxed in the following manner based on its average asset allocation in the last 12 months.

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 5.15 -0.31 -0.07 1.70 0.56 10.39 38.81 10.06 11.32 11.48 12.40
VR Balanced TRI 4.69 -0.89 0.48 2.40 -2.34 13.79 49.90 11.36 13.31 11.67 10.99
Hybrid: Dynamic Asset Allocation 3.61 -0.26 -0.25 1.21 -0.26 9.08 30.62 7.24 8.81 9.10 9.97
Rank within category 6 19 5 7 8 8 4 3 3 2 1
Number of funds in category 25 26 26 26 26 25 25 16 12 8 6

As on 14-May-2021

Peer Comparison

Fund name Rating Launch Date 1-Year Return 3-Year Return 5-Year Return Expense Ratio Assets (Cr)
ICICI Prudential Balanced Advantage Fund  | Invest Now
4 star
Dec-06 38.81 10.06 11.32 1.74 30,900
Edelweiss Balanced Advantage Fund - Regular Plan  | Invest Online
5 star
Aug-09 36.96 11.75 11.75 1.92 3,564
DSP Dynamic Asset Allocation Fund - Regular Plan  | Invest Online
4 star
Feb-14 25.56 9.17 9.29 2.01 3,376
Aditya Birla Sun Life Balanced Advantage Fund  | Invest Online
4 star
Apr-00 38.62 9.67 11.66 2.08 3,327
Nippon India Balanced Advantage Fund  | Invest Online
4 star
Nov-04 35.16 8.63 11.98 2.11 3,310

Best & Worst Performance

Best Performance Worst Performance
Return (%) Period Return (%) Period
Week 16.04 27-Oct-2008 - 04-Nov-2008 -14.77 03-Oct-2008 - 10-Oct-2008
Month 16.85 11-May-2009 - 10-Jun-2009 -26.77 20-Feb-2020 - 23-Mar-2020
Quarter 42.54 09-Mar-2009 - 10-Jun-2009 -28.77 28-Jul-2008 - 27-Oct-2008
Year 62.43 09-Mar-2009 - 11-Mar-2010 -41.22 26-Oct-2007 - 27-Oct-2008

Risk Measures (%)

Mean Std Dev Sharpe Sortino Beta Alpha
Fund 10.25 14.12 0.42 0.43 0.76 -0.79
VR Balanced TRI 13.16 18.01 0.49 0.55 -- --
Hybrid: Dynamic Asset Allocation 7.54 12.28 0.25 0.29 0.63 -2.33
Rank within category 3 15 4 5 15 4
Number of funds in category 17 17 17 17 17 17

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

As on 30-Apr-2021

Asset Allocation (%)

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Concentration & Valuation

Number of Stocks 80
Top 10 Holdings (%) 35.27
Top 5 Holdings (%) 23.20
Top 3 Sectors (%) 23.05
Portfolio P/B Ratio 2.67
Portfolio P/E Ratio 26.67
Avg Credit Rating AAA

Value Research Equity Fund Style

Value Research Debt Fund Style*

Credit Rating vis-à-vis Category

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Top Debt Holdings

Company Instrument Credit Rating 1Y Range % Assets
equal 8.75% Axis Bank Additional Tier 1 Bond AA+ 1.46 - 2.78 3.75
equal Reserve Bank of India 364-D 03/06/2021 Treasury Bills SOV 0.00 - 3.37 3.31
equal Reserve Bank of India 364-D 27/05/2021 Treasury Bills SOV 0.00 - 2.13 2.09
equal 9.20% ICICI Bank Additional Tier 1 Bond AA+ 1.54 - 1.88 1.54
down 6.22% GOI 16/03/2035 GOI Securities SOV 0.00 - 1.72 1.14
equal Reserve Bank of India 182-D 03/06/2021 Treasury Bills SOV 0.00 - 1.15 1.13
equal 7.17% Uttar Pradesh State 2031 State Development Loan SOV 0.00 - 1.01 1.00
new GOI 22/09/2033 GOI Securities Floating Rate Bond SOV 0.00 - 0.96 0.96
equal 9.15% ICICI Bank Additional Tier 1 Bond AA+ 0.88 - 1.08 0.88
equal 9.50% Nirma Perpetual Bond AA- 0.87 - 1.08 0.87
equal 7.19% Uttar Pradesh State 2031 State Development Loan SOV 0.00 - 0.84 0.83
equal Embassy Office Parks REIT 2022 Zero Coupon Bonds AAA 0.83 - 0.95 0.83
new 6.64% GOI 16/06/2035 GOI Securities SOV 0.00 - 0.65 0.65
equal Reserve Bank of India 2021 Treasury Bills SOV 0.00 - 0.66 0.65
equal 9.50% Indusind Bank Additional Tier 1 Bond AA 0.51 - 0.58 0.51
equal 9.15% NUVOCO Vistas Corp. 30/08/2022 Non Convertible Debenture AA 0.50 - 0.61 0.50
equal Sattva Holding And Trading 2023 Zero Coupon Bonds AA+ 0.50 - 0.58 0.50
equal TMF Holdings 2022 Debenture AA- 0.40 - 0.45 0.40
equal Reserve Bank of India 364-D 17/06/2021 Treasury Bills SOV 0.00 - 0.40 0.39
equal 9.70% Coastal Gujarat Power 27/08/2023 Non Convertible Debenture AA 0.38 - 0.45 0.38
equal 9.40% IDBI Bank Additional Tier 1 Bond A 0.34 - 0.42 0.34
equal 9.50% Muthoot Finance 2022 Non Convertible Debenture AA+ 0.00 - 0.35 0.33
equal 11.40% Avanse Financial Services 2022 Non Convertible Debenture A+ 0.33 - 0.40 0.33
equal 9.50% Nayara Energy 29/07/2021 Bonds/NCDs AA 0.32 - 0.39 0.32
equal 10.50% Indusind Bank Additional Tier 1 Bond AA 0.30 - 0.35 0.32

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

Sector Allocation vis-à-vis Category

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Top Equity Holdings

Company Sector P/E 3Y High 3Y Low % Assets
equal ICICI Bank Financial 22.48 6.14 1.55 5.97
up Reliance Industries Energy 26.66 7.26 1.06 5.25
up Infosys Technology 29.00 4.50 2.27 4.45
equal HDFC Bank Financial 24.03 5.20 3.50 4.22
up HDFC Financial 23.31 4.42 1.65 2.81
up Bharti Airtel Communication -- 3.25 0.94 2.60
up Motherson Sumi Systems Automobile 141.80 2.80 1.36 2.19
up TVS Motor Co. Automobile 48.22 2.19 0.97 2.19
equal State Bank of India Financial 13.87 2.26 1.09 1.97
down NTPC Energy 14.37 2.68 0.96 1.88
equal Kotak Mahindra Bank Financial 33.88 3.15 1.06 1.76
down Hindustan Unilever FMCG 69.85 2.29 0.64 1.39
up Maruti Suzuki India Automobile 46.38 1.65 0.90 1.34
up Axis Bank Financial 29.18 3.22 0.93 1.26
up Tata Steel Metals 18.20 1.18 0.32 1.18
equal Avenue Supermarts Services 167.50 1.56 0.37 1.14
equal ITC FMCG 19.71 2.54 1.09 1.13
down Sun Pharmaceutical Inds. Healthcare 68.82 1.44 0.72 1.09
up HCL Technologies Technology 22.16 1.75 0.96 1.09
up Mahindra & Mahindra Automobile -- 1.09 0.09 1.09
equal Cipla Healthcare 30.32 1.75 0.78 1.08
down Britannia Inds. FMCG 45.23 1.26 0.73 1.05
equal Tech Mahindra Technology 20.82 1.80 0.49 1.03
up Hindalco Inds. Metals 38.69 0.96 0.45 0.96
up Eicher Motors Automobile 58.67 1.91 0.53 0.80

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-Apr-2021

*As on 31-Mar-2021

Fund Manager

— Ihab Dalwai since 29-Jan-2018

Education: Mr. Dalwai is a Chartered Accountant.

Experience: He is associated with ICICI Prudential AMC since April 2011.

Funds Managed:

— Rajat Chandak since 07-Sep-2015

Education: Mr. Chandak is a B.Com (H) and MBA.

Experience: He has been associated with ICICI Prudential AMC since 2008.

Funds Managed:

— Sankaran Naren since 14-Jul-2017

Education: Mr. Naren is a B.Tech from IIT Chennai and MBA (Finance)from IIM Kolkata.

Experience: Prior to joining ICICI Prudential AMC he has worked with Refco Sify Securities India Pvt. Ltd., HDFC Securities Ltd. and Yoha Securities.

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Funds Managed:

— Manish Banthia since 19-Nov-2009

Education: Mr. Banthia is B.Com, CA and MBA

Experience: He is associated with ICICI Prudential Asset Management Company since Oct 2005, ICICI Prudential AMC - Fixed Income Investments - Aug 2007 to Oct 2009, ICICI Prudential AMC - New Product Development - Oct 2005 to Jul 2007, Aditya Birla Nuvo Ltd. - From May 2005 to Oct 2005, Aditya Birla Management Corporation Ltd. - From May 2004 to May 2005.

Funds Managed:

— Ritesh Lunawat since 28-Dec-2020

Education: Mr. Lunawat is B.Com and Chartered Accountant.

Experience: He has been Working with ICICI Prudential AMC Since September 2013.

Funds Managed:


-0.31%

Change from previous, NAV as on 14-May-2021

Growth: ₹ 44.7400

IDCW Quarterly: ₹ 15.6800

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IDCW Monthly: ₹ 16.2000

IDCW: ₹ 16.7400


Investment Strategy

The scheme seeks to provide capital appreciation and income distribution to the investors by using equity derivatives strategies, arbitrage opportunities and pure equity investments.

Investment Details

Minimum Investment (₹) 500
Minimum Addl Investment (₹) 100
Minimum SIP Investment (₹) 1,000
Minimum No of Cheques 6
Minimum Withdrawal (₹) --
Minimum Balance (₹) --
Lock-in Period Not Applicable
Exit Load For units in excess of 10% of the investment,1% will be charged for redemption within 365 days

Basic Details

Fund House: ICICI Prudential Mutual Fund
Launch Date: 30-Dec-2006
Return Since Launch: 10.98%
Benchmark: CRISIL Hybrid 50+50 Moderate TRI
Riskometer: Moderately High
Type: Open-ended
Assets: ₹ 30,900 Cr (As on 30-Apr-2021)
Expense: 1.74% (As on 31-Mar-2021)
Risk Grade: Average
Return Grade: Above Average
Turnover: 24.00%

Most Recent Dividends

Plan Record Date Dividend (₹ / Unit)  
IDCW Monthly03-May-20210.0700

 06-Apr-20210.0700
 02-Mar-20210.0700
 02-Feb-20210.0700
 06-Jan-20210.0700
 02-Dec-20200.0700
 02-Nov-20200.0700
 05-Oct-20200.0700
 08-Sep-20200.0700
 05-Aug-20200.0700
 03-Jul-20200.0700
 12-Jun-20200.0500
 02-Mar-20200.0620
 03-Feb-20200.0620
 01-Jan-20200.0620
 02-Dec-20190.0620
 01-Nov-20190.0620
 01-Oct-20190.0620
 03-Sep-20190.0620
 01-Aug-20190.0620
 02-Jul-20190.0620
 03-Jun-20190.0620
 08-May-20190.0620
 08-Apr-20190.0620
 05-Mar-20190.0620
IDCW Quarterly18-Mar-20210.3600

 20-Feb-20180.7500
 02-Jun-20170.2500
 24-Mar-20170.2000
 23-Dec-20160.2000
 08-Jul-20160.1500
 24-Dec-20150.1500
 30-Sep-20150.2000
IDCW20-Oct-20201.1100

 15-Oct-20191.1068
 30-Oct-20180.5312
 16-Mar-20180.8000
 06-Oct-20171.7000
 23-Sep-20161.7000
 02-Sep-20160.0700
 30-Sep-20151.5500
 19-Sep-20141.5000
 27-Sep-20131.3000
 28-Sep-20121.4000
 02-Sep-20111.0000
 18-Sep-20070.6000

Contact Information

AMC: ICICI Prudential Asset Management Company Ltd

Address: One BKC , A Wing , 13th Floor, Bandra Kurla Complex, Mumbai - 400051

Phone: 022-26525000 / 1800-222-999 / 1800-200-6666

Fax: 022-26528100

Email: [email protected]

Website: http://www.icicipruamc.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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