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HDFC Small Cap Fund - Regular Plan


Equity: Small Cap

1 Lakh

Investment Grown to
₹ 1.20 Lakh

₹ 10000

Monthly SIP Grown to
₹ 4.86 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 15.35 -0.23 1.05 3.09 20.38 43.88 46.18 6.18 17.23 17.15 14.08
S&P BSE 250 SmallCap TRI 18.21 0.76 2.84 8.83 23.16 50.08 56.35 5.30 15.11 16.05 9.26
Equity: Small Cap 15.39 0.47 2.02 6.51 20.25 43.17 50.39 7.91 16.34 20.92 16.27
Rank within category 13 26 25 24 13 10 16 8 6 -- --
Number of funds in category 26 26 26 26 25 24 24 14 13 10 8

As on 08-Mar-2021

Peer Comparison

Fund name Rating Launch Date 1-Year Return 3-Year Return 5-Year Return Expense Ratio Assets (Cr)
HDFC Small Cap Fund - Regular Plan  | Invest Online
3 star
Apr-08 46.18 6.18 17.23 2.08 9,069
Nippon India Small Cap Fund  | Invest Online
4 star
Sep-10 55.98 10.53 20.49 1.93 11,961
SBI Small Cap Fund  | Invest Online
4 star
Sep-09 49.36 12.74 21.89 2.01 6,594
Axis Small Cap Fund - Regular Plan
5 star
Nov-13 29.42 16.23 18.41 2.02 3,724
Kotak Small Cap Fund - Regular Plan  | Invest Online
4 star
Feb-05 60.58 15.46 19.55 2.09 3,059

Best & Worst Performance

Best Performance Worst Performance
Return (%) Period Return (%) Period
Week 20.93 27-Oct-2008 - 04-Nov-2008 -20.69 16-Mar-2020 - 23-Mar-2020
Month 34.42 11-May-2009 - 10-Jun-2009 -38.52 20-Feb-2020 - 23-Mar-2020
Quarter 86.04 09-Mar-2009 - 10-Jun-2009 -39.96 02-Sep-2008 - 02-Dec-2008
Year 153.85 09-Mar-2009 - 09-Mar-2010 -43.78 25-Mar-2019 - 24-Mar-2020

Risk Measures (%)

Mean Std Dev Sharpe Sortino Beta Alpha
Fund 8.78 28.67 0.15 0.17 0.88 1.48
S&P BSE 250 SmallCap TRI 7.66 31.91 0.10 0.11 -- --
Equity: Small Cap 10.30 28.57 0.20 0.24 0.87 3.04
Rank within category 9 7 9 9 8 9
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 28-Feb-2021

Asset Allocation (%)

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Concentration & Valuation

Number of Stocks 68
Top 10 Stocks (%) 34.92
Top 5 Stocks (%) 21.93
Top 3 Sectors (%) 42.33
Portfolio P/B Ratio 1.91
Portfolio P/E Ratio 16.63

Portfolio Aggregates

Fund Category
Average Mkt Cap (Rs Cr) 5,069 6,628
Giant (%) -- 5.55
Large (%) 2.85 3.31
Mid (%) 20.72 31.09
Small (%) 76.18 65.67
Tiny (%) 0.25 0.65

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 Bajaj Electricals Cons Durable 84.92 5.44 0.00 5.44
down Firstsource Solutions Services 17.48 5.56 0.00 4.99
down Persistent Systems Technology 32.84 4.51 0.00 4.13
equal Sonata Software Technology 22.72 3.78 2.34 3.78
equal Chambal Fertilisers & Chem. Chemicals 6.96 3.63 1.05 3.59
down Procter & Gamble Health Healthcare 50.33 3.09 0.26 2.77
down Aurobindo Pharma Healthcare 9.23 4.56 0.69 2.70
equal Aster DM Healthcare Healthcare 40.96 2.73 0.00 2.65
equal PNC Infratech Services 15.40 2.46 0.81 2.46
equal KEC International Engineering 21.22 2.43 0.00 2.41
down Finolex Industries Chemicals 16.02 2.48 0.00 2.17
equal eClerx Services Services 14.22 1.98 0.00 1.98
equal Kei Industries Engineering 17.96 2.49 0.89 1.97
equal Advanced Enzyme Technologies FMCG 26.79 2.33 0.00 1.93
equal Tata Metaliks Metals 10.73 2.10 1.16 1.92
equal Emami FMCG 52.98 1.77 0.00 1.77
up Sharda Cropchem Chemicals 12.09 4.09 0.00 1.77
equal Vardhman Textiles Textiles 21.76 2.51 1.27 1.73
up Suprajit Eng Automobile 45.21 1.65 0.00 1.65
equal Unichem Laboratories Healthcare 134.03 1.62 0.21 1.62
equal La Opala RG Construction 58.16 1.69 0.00 1.60
equal SKF India Engineering 41.52 3.07 1.46 1.58
up Radico Khaitan FMCG 32.79 1.57 0.00 1.57
equal Bajaj Consumer Care FMCG 20.30 1.84 0.00 1.55
equal DCB Bank Financial 10.93 3.46 0.00 1.52

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-Jan-2021

Fund Manager

— Chirag Setalvad since 28-Jun-2014

Education: Mr. Setalvad is a B. Sc and MBA from University of North Carolina.

Experience: Prior to joining HDFC AMC he has worked with New Vernon Advisory Services Ltd., HDFC AMC and ING Barings N.V.

Funds Managed:


-0.23%

Change from previous, NAV as on 08-Mar-2021

Growth: ₹ 53.3660

Dividend: ₹ 28.0970


Investment Strategy

The scheme seeks to provide long-term capital appreciation /income by investing predominantly in Small-Cap companies.

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

Basic Details

Fund House: HDFC Mutual Fund
Launch Date: 03-Apr-2008
Return Since Launch: 13.82%
Benchmark: NIFTY Smallcap 100 TRI
Riskometer: Very High
Type: Open-ended
Assets: ₹ 9,069 Cr (As on 31-Jan-2021)
Expense: 2.08% (As on 31-Jan-2021)
Risk Grade: Average
Return Grade: Average
Turnover: 15.94%

Most Recent Dividends

Plan Record Date Dividend (₹ / Unit)  
Dividend27-Mar-20192.5000

 22-Mar-20182.7500
 01-Mar-20172.0000
 25-Feb-20162.0000
 19-Feb-20152.0000
 04-Mar-20141.0000
 04-Nov-20101.0000

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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