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As per the latest data available, we can see the changes implemented in the month of February 2018.

Tax Saving ELSS Fund

Lets see the changes made by fund managers, in the month of February 2018, in best funds of this category:

Aditya Birla Sun Life Tax Relief 96

This is an Open Ended ELSS fund with a lock-in of 3 years and launched on March 06, 2008. It is a fund with moderately high risk and has given a return of 25.65 % since its launch.

Returns per annum over the years from this fund are:

Duration Returns
1 year  20.78 %
3 years  12.46 %
5 years  23.95 %

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Monthly change in portfolio of Aditya Birla SL Tax Relief 96:

1.Equity Shares Holding Analysis: Major changes made in equity share portfolio by fund manager in the month of February 2018 are as follows:

Name of the Instrument Industry Current % NAV % Change in quantity of shares Description
Bayer Cropscience Limited Pesticides 5.10% 5.56% 35556 additional shares are bought in Feb 2018
GlaxoSmithKline Pharmaceuticals Limited Pharmaceuticals 4.24% 8.05% 66643 additional shares are bought in Feb 2018
Thomas Cook  (India)  Limited Services 4.22% 5.38% 445919 additional shares are bought in Feb 2018
Kotak Mahindra Bank Limited Banks 3.05% 9.44% 121500 additional shares are bought in Feb 2018
Bosch Limited Auto Ancillaries 1.98% 11.29% 5400 additional shares are bought in Feb 2018
Capital First Limited Finance 1.56% 29.26% 266400 additional shares are bought in Feb 2018
Kansai Nerolac Paints Limited Consumer Non Durables 1.10% 28.44% 248626 additional shares are bought in Feb 2018
Bata India Limited Consumer Durables 0.99% 7.18% 45450 additional shares are bought in Feb 2018

No major drastic change, in terms of buying and selling of equity shares, has been done by fund manager in the month of February 2018.

2. Portfolio Classification by Asset Class: Very slight change made in total asset class for this scheme by fund manager in the month of February 2018. Equity share of total asset class has been decreased from 98.76% to 97.36%, that too is because of investment in Clearing Corporation of India Ltd.

3. Fund Manager : There is no change in the fund manager. Since Oct 2006, this scheme is managed by

Ajay Garg

  • Education: Mr. Garg is B.E (Electronics) and MBA (Finance).
  • Experience: Prior to joining Birla Sun Life AMC in 2003 he has worked with Birla Sun Life Securities Ltd.

Reliance Tax Saver (ELSS) Fund

This is an ELSS launched on September 21, 2005. It is a fund with moderately high risk and has given a return of 15.77 % since its launch.The scheme aims to generate long-term capital appreciation from a portfolio that is invested predominantly in equity and equity related instruments.

Returns per annum over the years from this fund are :

Duration Returns
1 year  9.13 %
3 years  7.29 %
5 years  22.88 %

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Monthly change in portfolio of Reliance Tax Saver (ELSS) Fund:

1.Equity Shares Holding Analysis: Major changes made in equity share portfolio by fund manager in the month of February 2018 are as follows:

Name of the Instrument Industry Current % NAV % Change in quantity of shares Description
Tata Steel Limited Ferrous Metals 0.0721 58.31% 4093200 additional shares are bought in Feb 2018
Tata Motors Limited Auto 0.0602 33.58% 4230000 additional shares are bought in Feb 2018
Ambuja Cements Limited Cement 0.0384 29.63% 3600000 additional shares are bought in Feb 2018
ICICI Bank Limited Banks 0.0349 -16.89% 2340000 shares are sold in Feb 2018
SBI Life Insurance Company Limited Finance 0.0276 5.55% 216000 additional shares are bought in Feb 2018
Siemens Limited Industrial Capital Goods 0.0243 11.17% 216000 additional shares are bought in Feb 2018
Canara Bank Banks 0.0208 14.29% 900000 additional shares are bought in Feb 2018
Punjab National Bank Banks 0.0159 5.89% 900000 additional shares are bought in Feb 2018
ITD Cementation India Limited Construction 0.0125 7.12% 478400 additional shares are bought in Feb 2018
Schneider Electric Infrastructure Limited Industrial Capital Goods 0.007 74.16% 2803104 additional shares are bought in Feb 2018
Bombay Burmah Trading Corporation Limited Consumer Non Durables 0.0052 -7.75% 31350 shares are sold in Feb 2018
Cipla Limited Pharmaceuticals 0.0048 -7.41% 66607 shares are sold in Feb 2018
NTPC Limited Power 0.0016 New Investment 990000 Shares bought in Feb 2018 by Fund Manager
Tata Steel Limited Partly Paid Up Share Ferrous Metals 0.0011 New Investment 561600 Shares bought in Feb 2018 by Fund Manager

Very less drastic changes has been made by the fund manager in the month of February 2018, and that too concentrated to shares of few companies. shares of two new companies were bought in this month, contributing very minimal share to current size of the fund.

2. Portfolio Classification by Asset Class: Very slight change made in total asset class for this scheme by fund manager in the month of February 2018. Equity share of total asset class has been decreased from 98.95% to 97.67%.

3. Fund Manager : There is no change in the fund manager. Since Aug 2005, this scheme is managed by

Ashwani Kumar

  • Education: Mr. Kumar is a B.Sc and MBA in Finance.
  • Experience: Prior to joining Reliance Mutual Fund he has worked with Zurich Asset Management Co. Ltd.

This fund is an aggressive performer in the ELSS category, this fund has alternated between chart-busting returns and a moderate show.

The fund has seen substantial swings in its market cap allocations over the years. Large-cap weights were below 40% until 2015, but have been steadily pegged up to 60% in the last one year. Mid-caps, which were taking up a 40% plus weight in the portfolio a year ago, are now down to 25 to 30%, with small caps occupying about 15% of it.

Large Cap Fund

Large-cap companies are big, well-established companies of the equity market. These companies are strong, reputable and trustworthy. Large-cap companies generally are top 100 companies in a market. When mutual funds invest their capital in large-cap companies then these funds are called Large Cap equity funds. Lets see the changes made by fund managers, in the month of February 2018, in best funds of this category:

SBI Bluechip Fund

This is a Large Cap Equity Oriented Mutual Fund launched on February 14, 2006. It is a fund with moderately high risk and has given a return of 11.69 % since its launch.

Returns per annum over the years from this fund are :

Duration Returns
1 year  12.90 %
3 years  9.67 %
5 years  19.29 %

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Monthly change in portfolio of SBI Bluechip Fund:

1.Equity Shares Holding Analysis: Major changes made in equity share portfolio by fund manager in the month of February 2018 are as follows:

Name of the Instrument Industry Current % NAV % Change in quantity of shares Description
Aurobindo Pharma Ltd. Pharmaceuticals 0.93 -8.08% 234828 shares are sold in Feb 2018
NTPC Ltd. Power 1.2 18.19% 2000000 additional shares are bought in Feb 2018
Apollo Hospitals Enterprise Ltd. Healthcare Services 0.62 -14.16% 149366 shares are sold in Feb 2018
Bank of Baroda Banks 0.4 New Investment 5000000 new shares are bought in Feb 2018
Motherson Sumi Systems Ltd. Auto Ancillaries 1.62 9.91% 783797 additional shares are bought in Feb 2018
Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd. Auto 3.73 17.92% 1375075 additional shares are bought in Feb 2018
Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd. Pharmaceuticals 1.75 20.96% 1000000 additional shares are bought in Feb 2018
Narayana Hrudayalaya Ltd. Healthcare Services 0.2 -36.1% 667960 shares are sold in Feb 2018
Procter & Gamble Hygiene and Health Care Ltd. Consumer Non Durables NA Dis Investment 67081 shares sold completely
Tata Motors Ltd.-A-DVR Auto NA Dis Investment 4582917 shares sold completely
Tata Motors Ltd. Auto NA Dis Investment 856880 shares sold completely

Very less drastic changes has been made by the fund manager in the month of February 2018. Shares of Bank of Baroda were bought in this month, contributing very minimal share to current size of the fund. And shares of 3 companies are sold completely.

2. Portfolio Classification by Asset Class: Very slight change made in total asset class for this scheme by fund manager in the month of February 2018. Equity share of total asset class has been decreased from 92.36% to 92.14%.

3. Fund Manager : There is no change in the fund manager. Since Sep 2019, this scheme is managed by

Sohini Andani 

  • Education: Ms. Andani is a B.Com (H) and C.A.
  • Experience: Prior to joining SBI Mutual Fund she has worked with ING Investment Management Pvt. Ltd., ASK Raymond James & Associates Pvt. Ltd., LKP Shares & securities Ltd., Advani Share Broker Pvt. Ltd., CRISIL, and K R Choksey Shares & Securities Pvt. Ltd.

Mirae Asset India Opportunities Fund

This is a Large Cap Equity Oriented Mutual Fund launched in April 04, 2008. It is a fund with moderately high risk and have given a return of 16.88 % since its launch. Recently name of the fund changed to Mirae Asset India Equity Fund.

Returns per annum over the years from this fund are :

Duration Returns
1 year  22.13 %
3 years  12.32 %
5 years  21.54 %

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Monthly change in portfolio of Mirae Asset India Opportunities Fund:

1.Equity Shares Holding Analysis: Major changes made in equity share portfolio by fund manager in the month of February 2018 are as follows:

Name of the Instrument Industry Current % NAV % Change in quantity of shares Description
Infosys Limited Software 5.44% 6.61% 195000 additional shares are bought in Feb 2018
Housing Development Finance Corporation Limited Finance 4.29% 12.69% 181000 additional shares are bought in Feb 2018
Reliance Industries Limited Petroleum Products 3.30% 8.57% 185000 additional shares are bought in Feb 2018
ITC Limited Consumer Non Durables 0.03256 19.36% 1352000 additional shares are bought in Feb 2018
Vedanta Limited Non – Ferrous Metals 0.02549 12.08% 565000 additional shares are bought in Feb 2018
Maruti Suzuki India Limited Auto 0.02287 -12.65% 25380 shares are sold in Feb 2018
Tata Consultancy Services Limited Software 0.02202 85.95% 227500 additional shares are bought in Feb 2018
Adani Ports and Special Economic Zone Limited Transportation 0.01924 6.68% 200000 additional shares are bought in Feb 2018
Tata Motors Limited Auto 0.01833 42.95% 1010000 additional shares are bought in Feb 2018
Tata Global Beverages Limited Consumer Non Durables 0.01629 10.93% 395000 additional shares are bought in Feb 2018
Axis Bank Limited Banks 0.01573 20.47% 343000 additional shares are bought in Feb 2018
Hindustan Unilever Limited Consumer Non Durables 0.01469 7.08% 50000 additional shares are bought in Feb 2018
Mahindra & Mahindra Limited Auto 0.01425 17.44% 197000 additional shares are bought in Feb 2018
Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Limited Petroleum Products 0.01312 9.34% 200000 additional shares are bought in Feb 2018
Aurobindo Pharma Limited Pharmaceuticals 0.00945 6.64% 65000 additional shares are bought in Feb 2018
Dabur India Limited Consumer Non Durables 0.00801 39.98% 477279 additional shares are bought in Feb 2018
Marico Limited Consumer Non Durables 0.00766 98.53% 837424 additional shares are bought in Feb 2018
Bank of Baroda Banks 0.00586 New Investment 2800000 new shares are bought in Feb 2018
Max Financial Services Limited Finance 0.00571 New Investment 782044 new shares are bought in Feb 2018
Zee Entertainment Enterprises Limited Media & Entertainment 0.00565 197.16% 450000 additional shares are bought in Feb 2018
Indian Oil Corporation Limited Petroleum Products 0.00486 75.99% 375000 additional shares are bought in Feb 2018
HCL Technologies Limited Software 0.00431 -32.57% 150000 shares are sold in Feb 2018
Cochin Shipyard Limited Industrial Capital Goods 0.00387 -12.48% 70221 shares are sold in Feb 2018
Bharat Financial Inclusion Limited Finance 0.00355 New Investment 235000 new shares are bought in Feb 2018

Very less drastic changes has been made by the fund manager in the month of February 2018, and that too concentrated to shares of few companies. Shares of three new companies were bought in this month, contributing very minimal share to current size of the fund.

2. Portfolio Classification by Asset Class: Very slight change made in total asset class for this scheme by fund manager in the month of February 2018. Equity share of total asset class has been decreased from 98.30% to 97.95%.

3. Fund Manager : There is no change in the fund manager. This scheme is managed by

Harshad Borawake since May 2017

  • Education: Mr. Borawake is MBA(Finance) & B.E.(Polymers)
  • Experience: Prior to joining Mirae Asset Mutual Fund, he has worked with Motilal Oswal Securities Ltd. as Vice President and Capmetrics & Risk Solutions Private Ltd. as Research Analyst – Equity.

Neelesh Surana since May 2008

  • Education: Mr. Surana is B.E (Mechanical) and MBA in Finance.
  • Experience: Prior to joining Mirae AMC he has worked with ASK Investment Managers Pvt Ltd

Reliance Top 200 Fund

This is a Large Cap Equity Oriented Mutual Fund launched in August 08, 2007. It is a fund with moderately high risk and have given a return of 11.89% since its launch.

Returns per annum over the years from this fund are:

Duration Returns
1 year  13.4 %
3 years  8.83 %
5 years  18.01 %

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Monthly change in portfolio of Reliance Top 200 Fund:

1.Equity Shares Holding Analysis: Major changes made in equity share portfolio by fund manager in the month of February 2018 are as follows:

Name of the Instrument Industry Current % NAV % Change in quantity of shares Description
State Bank of India Banks 0.0633 9.9% 1800000 additional shares are bought in Feb 2018
HDFC Bank Limited Banks 0.0492 34.09% 562500 additional shares are bought in Feb 2018
Larsen & Toubro Limited Construction Project 0.0467 7.15% 200000 additional shares are bought in Feb 2018
ITC Limited Consumer Non Durables 0.0451 7.47% 1000000 additional shares are bought in Feb 2018
ICICI Bank Limited Banks 0.0425 8.88% 937750 additional shares are bought in Feb 2018
Tata Steel Limited Ferrous Metals 0.0326 28.5% 912049 additional shares are bought in Feb 2018
ACC Limited Cement 0.0287 36.37% 400000 additional shares are bought in Feb 2018
Tata Motors Limited Auto 0.0218 28.21% 1100000 additional shares are bought in Feb 2018
Tata Consultancy Services Limited Software 0.0215 20% 100000 additional shares are bought in Feb 2018
Bajaj Finance Limited Finance 0.0206 41.87% 314000 additional shares are bought in Feb 2018
Bharat Petroleum Corporation Limited Petroleum Products 0.0203 300% 3000000 additional shares are bought in Feb 2018
GAIL (India) Limited Gas 0.0189 6.07% 200000 additional shares are bought in Feb 2018
ICICI Lombard General Insurance Company Limited Finance 0.0188 14.68% 256000 additional shares are bought in Feb 2018
Bharat Forge Limited Industrial Products 0.0187 25.47% 406000 additional shares are bought in Feb 2018
Castrol India Limited Petroleum Products 0.0179 24.98% 1498800 additional shares are bought in Feb 2018
Petronet LNG Limited Gas 0.0146 51.52% 1700000 additional shares are bought in Feb 2018
Kotak Mahindra Bank Limited Banks 0.0129 -16.67% 200000 shares are sold in Feb 2018
Aurobindo Pharma Limited Pharmaceuticals 0.0116 33.34% 400000 additional shares are bought in Feb 2018
HCL Technologies Limited Software 0.0111 -33.34% 500000 shares are sold in Feb 2018
SBI Life Insurance Company Limited Finance 0.0103 61.05% 474471 additional shares are bought in Feb 2018
Power Grid Corporation of India Limited Power 0.0093 33.34% 1000000 additional shares are bought in Feb 2018
Nestle India Limited Consumer Non Durables 0.0092 25.15% 20090 additional shares are bought in Feb 2018
Triveni Turbine Limited Industrial Capital Goods 0.0088 New Investment 6080000 Shares bought in Feb 2018 by Fund Manager
Info Edge (India) Limited Software 0.0079 13.24% 60891 additional shares are bought in Feb 2018
ICICI Prudential Life Insurance Company Limited Finance 0.0049 -37.5% 600000 shares are sold in Feb 2018
Godrej Agrovet Limited Consumer Non Durables 0.0036 48.32% 163000 additional shares are bought in Feb 2018
Tata Steel Limited Partly Paid Up Share Ferrous Metals 0.0006 New Investment 256024 Shares bought in Feb 2018 by Fund Manager

Very less drastic changes has been made by the fund manager in the month of February 2018, and that too concentrated to shares of few companies like in BPCL. Shares of two new companies were bought in this month, contributing very minimal share to current size of the fund.

2. Portfolio Classification by Asset Class: Very slight change made in total asset class for this scheme by fund manager in the month of February 2018. Equity share of total asset class has been decreased from 98.27% to 97.99%.

3. Fund Manager : There is no change in the fund manager. Since June 2007, this scheme is managed by

Ashwani Kumar

  • Education: Mr. Kumar is a B.Sc and MBA in Finance.
  • Experience: Prior to joining Reliance Mutual Fund he has worked with Zurich Asset Management Co. Ltd.

Sailesh Raj Bhan

  • Education: Mr. Bhan is an MBA (Finance) and CFA.
  • Experience: Mr. Sailesh Raj Bhan has about 19 years experience in equity research and fund management, with over 10 years at Reliance Nippon Life Asset Management Limited (formerly Reliance Capital Asset Management Limited).

Mid Cap Fund

Here, the mutual fund invests in stocks of mid-size companies. Mid-caps are compact companies of the equity market, falling somewhere between small and large cap companies and are 100-250 companies by market capitalization. Lets see the changes made by fund managers, in the month of February 2018, in best funds of this category:

Aditya Birla Sun Life Small & Midcap Fund

This is a Mid Cap Equity Oriented Mutual Fund launched on May 31, 2007. It is a fund with high risk and has given a return of 14.24 % since its launch.

Returns per annum over the years from this fund are:

Duration Returns
1 year  17.45 %
3 years  19.33 %
5 years  28.89 %

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Monthly change in portfolio of Aditya Birla Sun Life Small & Midcap Fund :

1.Equity Shares Holding Analysis: Major changes made in equity share portfolio by fund manager in the month of February 2018 are as follows:

Name of the Instrument Industry Current % NAV % Change in quantity of shares Description
CG Power and Industrial Solutions Limited Industrial Capital Goods 2.50% 31.7% 1492000 additional shares are bought in Feb 2018
Chennai Petroleum Corporation Limited Petroleum Products 2.44% 8.91% 113000 additional shares are bought in Feb 2018
KEC International Limited Construction Project 2.41% -11.12% 150000 shares are sold in Feb 2018
BEML Limited Industrial Capital Goods 1.93% New Investment 930030 Shares bought in Feb 2018 by Fund Manager
IRB Infrastructure Developers Limited Construction 1.88% 30.77% 400000 additional shares are bought in Feb 2018
The Federal Bank  Limited Banks 1.82% 60% 1500000 additional shares are bought in Feb 2018
Mahindra CIE Automotive Limited Industrial Products 1.73% 31.31% 357641 additional shares are bought in Feb 2018
INOX Leisure Limited Media & Entertainment 1.73% 13.43% 151000 additional shares are bought in Feb 2018
NCC Limited Construction Project 1.59% 70.07% 1030000 additional shares are bought in Feb 2018
Reliance Home Finance Limited Finance 1.49% 9.6% 384000 additional shares are bought in Feb 2018
Ramkrishna Forgings Limited Industrial Products 1.47% 25.16% 81400 additional shares are bought in Feb 2018
Sanofi India Limited Pharmaceuticals 1.45% 83.69% 26880 additional shares are bought in Feb 2018
Capacit’e Infraprojects Limited Construction 1.01% 49.75% 215935 additional shares are bought in Feb 2018
Natco Pharma Limited Pharmaceuticals 0.96% -9.86% 27300 shares are sold in Feb 2018
Cochin Shipyard Limited Industrial Capital Goods 0.89% New Investment 344085 Shares bought in Feb 2018 by Fund Manager
Equitas Holdings Limited Finance 0.45% New Investment 629000 Shares bought in Feb 2018 by Fund Manager
Indian Energy Exchange Limited Finance 0.33% -51.49% 49829 shares are sold in Feb 2018
Indian Energy Exchange Limited Finance NA Dis Investment 96785 shares sold completely
Mahanagar Gas Limited Gas NA Dis Investment 100000 shares sold completely

Very less drastic changes has been made by the fund manager in the month of February 2018, and that too concentrated to shares of few companies. Shares of three new companies were bought in this month, contributing very minimal share to current size of the fund. And shares of two companies completely sold.

2. Portfolio Classification by Asset Class: Very slight change made in total asset class for this scheme by fund manager in the month of February 2018. Equity share of total asset class has been increased from 83.85% to 85.37%, on account of new investment.

3. Fund Manager : There is no change in the fund manager. Since Dec 2014, this scheme is managed by

Jayesh Gandhi since Dec 2014

  • Education: Mr. Gandhi is a B.Com (H) from the University of Mumbai, CFA and Master of International Management degree from Thunderbird, USA
  • Experience: He has an experience of over 15 years in investment management and equity research. Prior to joining Birla Sun Life, he has also worked for 7 years with Morgan Stanley.

Mirae Asset Emerging Bluechip Fund

This is a  Mid Cap Equity Oriented Mutual Fund launched in July 9, 2010. It is a fund with moderately high risk and has given a return of 23.40 % since its launch.

Returns per annum over the years from this fund are:

Duration Returns
1 year  14.98 %
3 years  18.18 %
5 years  31.58 %

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Monthly change in portfolio of Mirae Asset Emerging Bluechip Fund:

1.Equity Shares Holding Analysis: Major changes made in equity share portfolio by fund manager in the month of February 2018 are as follows:

Name of the Instrument Industry Current % NAV % Change in quantity of shares Description
HDFC Bank Limited Banks 3.06% 5.32% 42000 additional shares are bought in Feb 2018
Infosys Limited Software 2.83% 22.83% 230500 additional shares are bought in Feb 2018
IndusInd Bank Limited Banks 2.64% -7.48% 65000 shares are sold in Feb 2018
Tata Steel Limited Ferrous Metals 0.02283 -16.49% 344424 shares are sold in Feb 2018
Apollo Hospitals Enterprise Limited Healthcare Services 0.02088 -5.32% 50000 shares are sold in Feb 2018
Adani Ports and Special Economic Zone Limited Transportation 0.02021 -5.58% 150000 shares are sold in Feb 2018
Canara Bank Banks 0.0185 18.05% 485000 additional shares are bought in Feb 2018
Finolex Cables Limited Industrial Products 0.01729 -13.48% 192660 shares are sold in Feb 2018
Emami Limited Consumer Non Durables 0.01564 5.69% 40000 additional shares are bought in Feb 2018
Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Limited Petroleum Products 0.014 15.25% 250000 additional shares are bought in Feb 2018
Vedanta Limited Non – Ferrous Metals 0.01285 New Investment 2000000 Shares bought in Feb 2018 by Fund Manager
Tata Motors Limited Auto 0.01265 New Investment 1755000 Shares bought in Feb 2018 by Fund Manager
Natco Pharma Limited Pharmaceuticals 0.0088 -34.74% 300908 shares are sold in Feb 2018
Max Financial Services Limited Finance 0.00871 256.02% 648358 additional shares are bought in Feb 2018
Gateway Distriparks Limited Transportation 0.00816 -5.22% 110267 shares are sold in Feb 2018
Dabur India Limited Consumer Non Durables 0.00798 35.13% 327280 additional shares are bought in Feb 2018
Cera Sanitaryware Limited Construction 0.00773 -32.15% 55915 shares are sold in Feb 2018
Supreme Industries Limited Industrial Products 0.00615 -23.98% 83655 shares are sold in Feb 2018
Max India Limited Healthcare Services 0.00458 -25.43% 834679 shares are sold in Feb 2018
Kaveri Seed Company Limited Consumer Non Durables 0.0043 -25.75% 152837 shares are sold in Feb 2018
Jyothy Laboratories Limited Consumer Non Durables 0.00294 77.37% 191424 additional shares are bought in Feb 2018
Zee Entertainment Enterprises Limited Media & Entertainment 0.00272 562.9% 210000 additional shares are bought in Feb 2018
Khadim India Limited Consumer Durables 0.00196 New Investment 143582 Shares bought in Feb 2018 by Fund Manager
Cochin Shipyard Limited Industrial Capital Goods 0.0007 -50.65% 69351 shares sold completely
AIA Engineering Limited Industrial Products NA Dis Investment 209551 shares sold completely
Schaeffler India Limited Industrial Products NA Dis Investment 17506 shares sold completely

Very less drastic changes has been made by the fund manager in the month of February 2018, and that too concentrated to shares of few companies. Shares of three new companies were bought in this month, contributing very minimal share to current size of the fund. And shares of two companies completely sold.

2. Portfolio Classification by Asset Class: Very slight change made in total asset class for this scheme by fund manager in the month of February 2018. Equity share of total asset class has been increased from 98.66% to 99.23%, on account of new investment.

3. Fund Manager : There is no change in the fund manager. Since May 2010, this scheme is managed by

Neelesh Surana

  • Education: Mr. Surana is B.E (Mechanical) and MBA in Finance.
  • Experience: Prior to joining Mirae AMC he has worked with ASK Investment Managers Pvt Ltd.

L&T Midcap Fund

This is a Mid Cap Equity Oriented Mutual Fund launched on August 09, 2004. It is a fund with high risk and has given a return of 21.75 % since its launch.

Returns per annum over the years from this fund are:

Duration Returns
1 year  19.88 %
3 years  16.83 %
5 years  31.05 %

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Monthly change in portfolio of L&T Midcap Fund:

1.Equity Shares Holding Analysis: Major changes made in equity share portfolio by fund manager in the month of February 2018 are as follows:

Name of the Instrument Industry Current % NAV % Change in quantity of shares Description
Cholamandalam Investment and Finance Company Limited Finance 2.71 13.49% 50700 additional shares are bought in Feb 2018
MindTree Limited Software 2.46 15.22% 92300 additional shares are bought in Feb 2018
Berger Paints India Limited Consumer Non Durables 1.99 10.63% 177300 additional shares are bought in Feb 2018
Manappuram Finance Limited Finance 1.94 10.65% 400700 additional shares are bought in Feb 2018
Coromandel International Limited Fertilisers 1.91 5.14% 38596 additional shares are bought in Feb 2018
Supreme Industries Limited Industrial Products 1.84 10.55% 34088 additional shares are bought in Feb 2018
Akzo Nobel India Limited Consumer Non Durables 1.79 11.99% 24616 additional shares are bought in Feb 2018
Thermax Limited Industrial Capital Goods 1.68 17.44% 50000 additional shares are bought in Feb 2018
Blue Dart Express Limited Transportation 1.66 16.97% 13027 additional shares are bought in Feb 2018
Divi’s Laboratories Limited Pharmaceuticals 1.57 14.13% 43800 additional shares are bought in Feb 2018
Kajaria Ceramics Limited Construction 1.48 6.28% 35200 additional shares are bought in Feb 2018
Apollo Hospitals Enterprise Limited Healthcare Services 1.48 15.61% 38300 additional shares are bought in Feb 2018
MRF Limited Auto Ancillaries 1.45 New Investment 4565 Shares bought in Feb 2018 by Fund Manager
Isgec Heavy Engineering Limited Industrial Capital Goods 1.42 15.84% 6000 additional shares are bought in Feb 2018
Godrej Properties Limited Construction 1.4 15.5% 55639 additional shares are bought in Feb 2018
Sundram Fasteners Limited Auto Ancillaries 1.39 9.44% 49257 additional shares are bought in Feb 2018
Max India Limited Healthcare Services 1.18 16.93% 412700 additional shares are bought in Feb 2018
EIH Limited Hotels, Resorts And Other Recreational Activities 0.95 154.76% 764612 additional shares are bought in Feb 2018
Timken India Limited Industrial Products 0.67 5.38% 10000 additional shares are bought in Feb 2018
Deepak Nitrite Limited Chemicals 0.57 19.15% 81100 additional shares are bought in Feb 2018
Mirza International Limited Consumer Durables 0.55 6.46% 56242 additional shares are bought in Feb 2018
Bajaj Finserv Limited Finance 0.52 -27% 8800 shares are sold in Feb 2018
Vinati Organics Limited Chemicals 0.52 14.07% 17269 additional shares are bought in Feb 2018
The South Indian Bank Limited Banks 0.47 -50.36% 4169000 shares are sold in Feb 2018
Sundaram Finance Holdings Limited @ Finance 0.17 New Investment 238797 Shares bought in Feb 2018 by Fund Manager
Marico Limited Consumer Non Durables  NA Dis investment  643500 shares sold completely

Some drastic changes has been made by the fund manager in the month of February 2018, but concentrated to shares of few companies. Shares of one new companies were bought in this month, contributing very minimal share to current size of the fund. And shares of one companies completely sold.

2. Portfolio Classification by Asset Class: Some drastic change made in total asset class for this scheme by fund manager in the month of February 2018. Equity share of total asset class has been decreased from 93.25% to 90.78%, on account of one major dis investment and selling of shares.

3. Fund Manager : There is no change in the fund manager. This scheme is managed by

Vihang Naik since Jun 2016

  • Education: Mr. Naik is a CFA and TYBMS.
  • Experience: Prior to joining L&T Mutual Fund he was associated with L&T Investment Management Limited (Jul 2012-Jun 2016) as an Analyst and with MF Global Sify securities (Mar 2010-Jul 2012, Motilal Oswal Securities (May 2008-Mar 2010), SBICAP Securities (Oct 2006-Apr 2008) as Research Analyst.

Soumendra Nath Lahiri since Jun 2013

  • Education: Mr. Lahiri is a B.Tech and PGDM from IIM Bangalore.
  • Experience: Prior to joining L&T Mutual Fund he has worked with Canara Robeco AMC Co. Ltd., Emkay Investment Managers Ltd, Fortuna Capital, DSP Black Rock Investment Managers Pvt. Ltd.

Small Cap Fund

In these types of funds, the fund manager invests a major portion of the investors’ money in stocks of small-cap companies. Small-cap stands for small companies of the stock market and are all the companies apart from large and mid-cap companies in a market. Lets see the changes made by fund managers, in the month of February 2018, in best funds of this category:

HDFC Small Cap Fund

This is a Small Cap Equity Oriented Mutual Fund launched in April 03, 2008. It is a fund with high risk and have given a return of 16.60% since its launch.

Returns per annum over the years from this fund are:

Duration Returns
1 year  34.19 %
3 years  20.84 %
5 years  25.14 %

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Monthly change in portfolio of HDFC Small Cap Fund:

1.Equity Shares Holding Analysis: Major changes made in equity share portfolio by fund manager in the month of February 2018 are as follows:

Name of the Instrument

Industry Current % NAV % Change in quantity of shares

Description

Redington (India) Ltd. Transportation 2.70 27.13 1067000 additional shares are bought in Feb 2018
Aarti Industries Ltd. Chemicals 2.62 7.74 42800 additional shares are bought in Feb 2018
LG Balakrishnan & Bros Ltd. Auto Ancillaries 2.13 8.89 42550 additional shares are bought in Feb 2018
Power Mech Projects Ltd. Construction Project 2.11 75.45 256946 additional shares are bought in Feb 2018
Apar Industries Ltd. Industrial Capital Goods 2.11 65.73 280000 additional shares are bought in Feb 2018
Tata Metaliks Ltd. Ferrous Metals 2.05 17.68 101548 additional shares are bought in Feb 2018
Oriental Carbon & Chemicals Ltd. Chemicals 1.97 5.14 444286 Shares bought in Feb 2018 by Fund Manager
SKF India Ltd. Industrial Products 1.91 117.09 154200 additional shares are bought in Feb 2018
Atul Auto Ltd. Auto 1.84 92.66 552963 additional shares are bought in Feb 2018
Tube Investments of India Ltd. Auto Ancillaries 1.81 228.94 1284300 additional shares are bought in Feb 2018
Greenlam Industries Ltd. Consumer Durables 1.79 New Investment 395000 Shares bought in Feb 2018 by Fund Manager
Nilkamal Ltd. Industrial Products 1.79 24.97 282600 Shares bought in Feb 2018 by Fund Manager
Vardhman Textiles Ltd. Textiles – Cotton 1.46 107.15 150000 additional shares are bought in Feb 2018
Atul Ltd. Chemicals 1.31 New Investment 130000 Shares bought in Feb 2018 by Fund Manager
Goodyear India Ltd. Auto Ancillaries 1.30 13.14 33800 additional shares are bought in Feb 2018
Sadbhav Engineering Ltd. Construction Project 1.22 44.53 250000 additional shares are bought in Feb 2018
Allahabad Bank Banks 1.20 New Investment 6076000 Shares bought in Feb 2018 by Fund Manager
The Indian Hotels Company Ltd. Hotels, Resorts And Other Recreational Activities 1.11 25.51

440400 additional shares are bought in Feb 2018

As we can see from the table, fund manager of HDFC small cap fund, has made huge changes in the portfolio in Feb 2018. This is due to the announcement of budget 2018. Fund manager has aligned the fund to new announcement, so that the fund can meet its objective.

2. Portfolio Classification by Asset Class: Changes made in total asset class for this scheme by fund manager in the month of February 2018 are as follows:

Sector % of Asset Class % Change  Description
Industrial Products 10.09 0.2 Increased as a % of total asset class
Auto Ancillaries 9.54 0.97 Increased as a % of total asset class
Consumer Durables 8.01 1.22 Increased as a % of total asset class
Software 6.52 -2.54 Decresead as a % of total asset class
Construction Project 6.29 1.25 Increased as a % of total asset class
Chemicals 5.9 1.38 Increased as a % of total asset class
Banks 5.67 0.6 Increased as a % of total asset class
Transportation 4.12 -0.43 Decresead as a % of total asset class
Industrial Capital Goods 4.04 0.55 Increased as a % of total asset class
Media And Entertainment 3.59 -0.26 Decresead as a % of total asset class
Construction 3.33 -0.37 Decresead as a % of total asset class
Pharmaceuticals 3.04 -0.27 Decresead as a % of total asset class
Auto 2.87 0.83 Increased as a % of total asset class
Ferrous Metals 2.05 -0.04 Decresead as a % of total asset class
Textiles – Cotton 1.46 0.71 Increased as a % of total asset class
Power 1.43 0.04 Increased as a % of total asset class
Finance 1.41 -0.19 Decresead as a % of total asset class
Hotels, Resorts And Other Recreational Activities 1.11 0.13 Increased as a % of total asset class
Consumer Non Durables 1.05 -0.03 Decresead as a % of total asset class
Fertilisers 1.05 New Investment in new sector in Feb 2018
Cement 0.83 -0.11 Decresead as a % of total asset class
Textiles – Synthetic 0.74 -0.13 Decresead as a % of total asset class
Pesticides 0.71 -0.14 Decresead as a % of total asset class
Textile Products 0.37 -0.07 Decresead as a % of total asset class
Equity 85.22  4.45  Equity share of total asset class is increased

3. Fund Manager : There is no change in the fund manager. Since Jun 2014, this scheme is managed by

Chirag Setalvad

  • 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.

Rakesh Vyas

  • Education: Mr. Vyas is a B.E (Electrical) and PGDM (Business Management) from XLRI Jamshedpur.
  • Experience: Prior to joining HDFC Mutual Fund in 2009 he has worked with Lehman Brothers and Nomura.

L&T Emerging Businesses Fund

This is a Small Cap Equity Oriented Mutual Fund launched on May 12, 2014. It is a fund with high risk and have given a return of 30.98 % since its launch.

Returns per annum over the years from this fund are:

Duration Returns
1 year  30.47 %
3 years  23.68 %
5 years  NA

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Monthly change in portfolio of L&T Emerging Businesses Fund:

1.Equity Shares Holding Analysis: Major changes made in equity share portfolio by fund manager in the month of February 2018 are as follows:

Name of the Instrument Industry Current % NAV % Change in quantity of shares Description
HEG Limited Industrial Products       2.63 31.6% 95617 additional shares are bought in Feb 2018
Lakshmi Machine Works Limited Industrial Capital Goods       2.59 18.48% 25500 additional shares are bought in Feb 2018
The Ramco Cements Limited Cement       2.04 5.82% 63904 additional shares are bought in Feb 2018
Future Supply Chain Solutions Limited Transportation       2.00 10.13% 118865 additional shares are bought in Feb 2018
Carborundum Universal Limited Industrial Products       1.94 5.45% 122523 additional shares are bought in Feb 2018
Aarti Industries Limited Chemicals       1.77 -5.72% 39100 shares are sold in Feb 2018
NOCIL Limited Chemicals       1.75 9.07% 320204 additional shares are bought in Feb 2018
Rane Holdings Limited Finance       1.70 -18.98% 67580 shares are sold in Feb 2018
CARE Ratings Limited Finance       1.69 55.89% 189367 additional shares are bought in Feb 2018
Sterlite Technologies Limited Telecom – Equipment & Accessories       1.61 32.3% 470048 additional shares are bought in Feb 2018
Future Lifestyle Fashions Limited Retailing       1.47 19.67% 258400 additional shares are bought in Feb 2018
Coromandel International Limited Fertilisers       1.46 7.6% 79006 additional shares are bought in Feb 2018
Shoppers Stop Limited Retailing       1.42 10.25% 105089 additional shares are bought in Feb 2018
Deepak Nitrite Limited Chemicals       1.42 20.17% 391880 additional shares are bought in Feb 2018
Central Depository Services (India) Limited Finance       1.42 19.21% 306167 additional shares are bought in Feb 2018
MM Forgings Limited Industrial Products       1.40 10.85% 53859 additional shares are bought in Feb 2018
Indian Bank Banks       1.39 17.51% 268300 additional shares are bought in Feb 2018
Engineers India Limited Construction Project       1.39 27.05% 730789 additional shares are bought in Feb 2018
Sterling Tools Limited Auto Ancillaries       1.38 5.38% 77398 additional shares are bought in Feb 2018
EIH Limited Hotels, Resorts And Other Recreational Activities       1.33 6.41% 197346 additional shares are bought in Feb 2018
Syndicate Bank Banks       1.31 10.61% 883400 additional shares are bought in Feb 2018
V.S.T Tillers Tractors Limited Auto       1.19 23.34% 37106 additional shares are bought in Feb 2018
Supreme Petrochem Limited Chemicals       1.19 16.09% 195657 additional shares are bought in Feb 2018
Grindwell Norton Limited Industrial Products       1.16 12.48% 108438 additional shares are bought in Feb 2018
TVS Srichakra Limited Auto Ancillaries       1.15 39.22% 36825 additional shares are bought in Feb 2018
IIFL Holdings Limited Finance       1.11 90.53% 300000 additional shares are bought in Feb 2018
Triveni Turbine Limited Industrial Capital Goods       1.08 19.93% 630462 additional shares are bought in Feb 2018
Navkar Corporation Limited Transportation       1.03 6.71% 163300 additional shares are bought in Feb 2018
Skipper Limited Industrial Capital Goods       1.01 79.75% 803096 additional shares are bought in Feb 2018
Mayur Uniquoters Ltd Textile Products       1.00 -10.06% 93741 shares are sold in Feb 2018
Savita Oil Technologies Limited Petroleum Products       0.99 20.01% 47263 additional shares are bought in Feb 2018
Somany Ceramics Limited Construction       0.95 20.7% 103487 additional shares are bought in Feb 2018
Tube Investment of India Limited Auto Ancillaries       0.95 18.42% 243394 additional shares are bought in Feb 2018
Future Retail Limited Retailing       0.95 610.94% 673980 additional shares are bought in Feb 2018
Supreme Industries Limited Industrial Products       0.86 25.27% 62751 additional shares are bought in Feb 2018
Max India Limited Healthcare Services       0.82 8.73% 293316 additional shares are bought in Feb 2018
Sudarshan Chemical Industries Limited Chemicals       0.76 17.43% 113086 additional shares are bought in Feb 2018
RSWM Limited Textiles – Cotton       0.73 10.99% 89772 additional shares are bought in Feb 2018
Apar Industries Limited Industrial Capital Goods       0.67 22.2% 65322 additional shares are bought in Feb 2018
Orient Paper & Industries Limited Consumer Durables       0.64 11.77% 701363 additional shares are bought in Feb 2018
Finolex Industries Limited Industrial Products       0.63 New Investment 415881 Shares bought in Feb 2018 by Fund Manager
TI Financial Holdings Limited Finance       0.63 7.44% 27962 additional shares are bought in Feb 2018
Mirza International Limited Consumer Durables       0.57 10.13% 163299 additional shares are bought in Feb 2018
IFGL Refractories Limited Industrial Products       0.52 12.28% 85048 additional shares are bought in Feb 2018

As we can see from the table, fund manager of this small cap fund, has made some drastic changes in the portfolio in Feb 2018. This is due to the announcement of budget 2018. Fund manager has aligned the fund to new announcement, so that the fund can meet its objective. One new investment done in the month.

2. Portfolio Classification by Asset Class: Very slight change made in total asset class for this scheme by fund manager in the month of February 2018. Equity share of total asset class has been increased from 84.48% to 86.90%.

3. Fund Manager : There is no change in the fund manager. This scheme is managed by

Karan Desai since Feb 2017

  • Education: Mr. Desai has done Bcom from Mumbai University and Msc Investments from University of Birmingham.
  • Experience: Prior to this he was working with L&TInvestment Management,HNI & Institutional and Accounts & Taxation

Soumendra Nath Lahiri since Apr 2014

  • Education: Mr. Lahiri is a B.Tech and PGDM from IIM Bangalore.
  • Experience: Prior to joining L&T Mutual Fund he has worked with Canara Robeco AMC Co. Ltd., Emkay Investment Managers Ltd, Fortuna Capital, DSP Black Rock Investment Managers Pvt. Ltd.

Multi-Cap Cap Fund

These funds are used to minimize the risk and diversify the investment. In these funds, capital is invested in companies across different sectors and of different capitalization. Lets see the changes made by fund managers, in the month of February 2018, in best funds of this category:

Motilal Oswal MOSt Focused Multicap 35 Fund

This is a  Multi Cap Equity Oriented Mutual Fund launched in April 28, 2014. It is a fund with moderately high risk and have given a return of 28.83 % since its launch.

Returns per annum over the years from this fund are :

Duration Returns
1 year  17.47 %
3 years  15.94 %
5 years  30.77 %

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Monthly change in portfolio of Motilal Oswal MOSt Focused Multicap 35 Fund:

1.Equity Shares Holding Analysis: Major changes made in equity share portfolio by fund manager in the month of February 2018 are as follows:

Name of the Instrument Industry Current % NAV % Change in quantity of shares Description
HDFC Bank Limited Banks 789.49% 162.25% 3119098 additional shares are bought in Feb 2018
Bharat Petroleum Corporation Limited Petroleum Products 439.24% 5.27% 615056 additional shares are bought in Feb 2018
Eicher Motors Limited Auto 431.68% 6.03% 10759 additional shares are bought in Feb 2018
Bajaj Finance Limited Finance 372.89% 9.11% 228350 additional shares are bought in Feb 2018
ICICI Lombard General Insurance Company Limited Finance 357.34% 7.7% 386481 additional shares are bought in Feb 2018
Tata Consultancy Services Limited Software 236.31% 44.89% 290220 additional shares are bought in Feb 2018
AU Small Finance Bank Limited Banks 202.24% 10.77% 400000 additional shares are bought in Feb 2018
Manpasand Beverages Limited Consumer Non Durables 183.43% 7.78% 419169 additional shares are bought in Feb 2018
Ajanta Pharma Limited Pharmaceuticals 175.81% 15.06% 198051 additional shares are bought in Feb 2018

Very less drastic changes has been made by the fund manager in the month of February 2018, and that too concentrated to shares of few companies.

2. Portfolio Classification by Asset Class: Very slight change made in total asset class for this scheme by fund manager in the month of February 2018. Equity share of total asset class has been decreased from 98.96% to 98.67%.

3. Fund Manager : There is no change in the fund manager. Since May 2014, this scheme is managed by

Gautam Sinha Roy

  • Education: Mr. Roy is MBA, Bachelor of Engineering & CFA
  • Experience: Has been with Motilal Oswal AMC for the last four years as a Fund Manager.

Aditya Birla Sun Life Advantage Fund

This is a  Multi Cap Equity Oriented Mutual Fund launched in February 24, 1995. It is a fund with high risk and have given a return of 18.48% since its launch.

Returns per annum over the years from this fund are:

Duration Returns
1 year  12.24 %
3 years  11.42 %
5 years  23.75 %

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Monthly change in portfolio of Aditya Birla Sun Life Advantage Fund:

1.Equity Shares Holding Analysis: Major changes made in equity share portfolio by fund manager in the month of February 2018 are as follows:

Name of the Instrument Industry Current % NAV % Change in quantity of shares Description
Infosys Limited Software 4.30% 33.25% 532000 additional shares are bought in Feb 2018
ICICI Bank Limited Banks 3.62% -12.27% 940000 shares are sold in Feb 2018
Yes Bank Limited Banks 2.96% -19.86% 1322000 shares are sold in Feb 2018
Natco Pharma Limited Pharmaceuticals 2.92% 13.32% 250000 additional shares are bought in Feb 2018
Tata Consultancy Services Limited Software 2.86% New Investment 548700 Shares bought in Feb 2018 by Fund Manager
State Bank of India Banks 2.83% -22.28% 1760000 shares are sold in Feb 2018
Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Limited Petroleum Products 1.84% -33.17% 1397300 shares are sold in Feb 2018
TVS Motor Company Limited Auto 1.69% 5.74% 78500 additional shares are bought in Feb 2018
Birla Corporation Limited Cement 0.85% 11.41% 56000 additional shares are bought in Feb 2018
UPL Limited Pesticides 0.84% -34.57% 356000 shares are sold in Feb 2018
CEAT Limited Auto Ancillaries 0.59% New Investment 215800 Shares bought in Feb 2018 by Fund Manager
Idea Cellular Limited Telecom – Services 0.44% New Investment 3030303 Shares bought in Feb 2018 by Fund Manager
Housing Development Finance Corporation Limited (Warrant) Finance 0.38% New Investment 598600 Shares bought in Feb 2018 by Fund Manager
Larsen & Toubro Infotech Limited Software 0.19% New Investment 78700 Shares bought in Feb 2018 by Fund Manager
Godrej Agrovet Limited Consumer Non Durables 0.02% New Investment 20000 Shares bought in Feb 2018 by Fund Manager

Very less drastic changes has been made by the fund manager in the month of February 2018, and that too concentrated to shares of few companies. Shares of 6 new companies were bought in this month, contributing significant share to current size of the fund. And shares of Bank of Baroda (36,17,000 shares) has been sold completely.

2. Portfolio Classification by Asset Class: Very slight change made in total asset class for this scheme by fund manager in the month of February 2018. Equity share of total asset class has been decreased from 98.57% to 98.16%.

3. Fund Manager : There is no change in the fund manager. Since Oct 2011, this scheme is managed by

Satyabrata Mohanty

  • Education: Mr. Mohanty is a B.Com (H), Chartered Accountant and CFA.
  • Experience: He has been part of Birla group since last 17 years. He has over 12 years of experience in Finance and Research. He has handled responsibilities across Fund Management (Equity & Debt), Trading and Credit Research functions. Prior to joining BSLAMC, he has worked with Aditya Birla Management Corporation Ltd & joined ABG as a management Trainee.

DSP BlackRock Opportunities Fund

This is a  Multi-Cap Equity Oriented Mutual Fund launched on May 16, 2000. It is a fund with moderately high risk and has given a return of 18.91 % since its launch.

Returns per annum over the years from this fund are:

Duration Returns
1 year  13.12 %
3 years  12.95 %
5 years  21.28 %

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Monthly change in portfolio of DSP BlackRock Opportunities Fund:

1.Equity Shares Holding Analysis: Major changes made in equity share portfolio by fund manager in the month of February 2018 are as follows:

Name of the Instrument Industry Current % NAV % Change in quantity of shares Description
HDFC Bank Limited Banks 0.0588 -7.39% 122873 shares are sold in Feb 2018
ICICI Bank Limited Banks 0.0437 12.67% 774010 additional shares are bought in Feb 2018
State Bank of India Banks 0.0385 10.05% 647928 additional shares are bought in Feb 2018
Larsen & Toubro Limited Construction Project 0.0275 -7.55% 84206 shares are sold in Feb 2018
Reliance Industries Limited Petroleum Products 0.0242 26.68% 263396 additional shares are bought in Feb 2018
Vedanta Limited Non – Ferrous Metals 0.0233 11.44% 357418 additional shares are bought in Feb 2018
GAIL (India) Limited Gas 0.0224 -6.01% 154744 shares are sold in Feb 2018
Infosys Limited Software 0.0199 New Investment 835929 Shares bought in Feb 2018 by Fund Manager
Apollo Tyres Limited Auto Ancillaries 0.0177 7.94% 234389 additional shares are bought in Feb 2018
Mahindra & Mahindra Limited Auto 0.0172 5.79% 63856 additional shares are bought in Feb 2018
Bharat Financial Inclusion Limited Finance 0.014 22.1% 121556 additional shares are bought in Feb 2018
Alkem Laboratories Limited Pharmaceuticals 0.0124 8.17% 20751 additional shares are bought in Feb 2018
Dilip Buildcon Limited Construction 0.0123 11.11% 64246 additional shares are bought in Feb 2018
Voltas Limited Construction Project 0.0118 31.4% 228648 additional shares are bought in Feb 2018
City Union Bank Limited Banks 0.0118 6.97% 217327 additional shares are bought in Feb 2018
CESC Limited Power 0.0114 9.78% 48768 additional shares are bought in Feb 2018
Ashok Leyland Limited Auto 0.0111 New Investment 3857084 Shares bought in Feb 2018 by Fund Manager
HCL Technologies Limited Software 0.0107 New Investment 561533 Shares bought in Feb 2018 by Fund Manager
Spicejet Ltd. Transportation 0.01 12.62% 401000 additional shares are bought in Feb 2018
IIFL Holdings Limited Finance 0.0099 -13.4% 100196 shares are sold in Feb 2018
Supreme Industries Limited Industrial Products 0.0099 New Investment 410468 Shares bought in Feb 2018 by Fund Manager
Exide Industries Limited Auto Ancillaries 0.0094 6.62% 139593 additional shares are bought in Feb 2018
Yes Bank Limited Banks 0.0094 -20.17% 363159 shares are sold in Feb 2018
Welspun India Limited Textile Products 0.0094 5.42% 368369 additional shares are bought in Feb 2018
Quess Corp Limited Commercial Services 0.0085 14.44% 51257 additional shares are bought in Feb 2018
Bharat Electronics Limited Industrial Capital Goods 0.0084 13.03% 310987 additional shares are bought in Feb 2018
Jubilant Life Sciences Limited Pharmaceuticals 0.0083 3.14% 14200 additional shares are bought in Feb 2018
SRF Limited Textile Products 0.0078 5.26% 10159 additional shares are bought in Feb 2018
Minda Industries Limited Auto Ancillaries 0.0073 -6.81% 23315 shares are sold in Feb 2018
Manappuram Finance Limited Finance 0.0065 13.48% 354364 additional shares are bought in Feb 2018
Engineers India Limited Construction Project 0.0059 36.26% 445100 additional shares are bought in Feb 2018
Colgate Palmolive (India) Limited Consumer Non Durables 0.0052 5.46% 12773 additional shares are bought in Feb 2018
Cummins India Limited Industrial Products 0.0047 33.65% 72777 additional shares are bought in Feb 2018
Punjab National Bank Banks 0.0045 -54.87% 2663401 shares are sold in Feb 2018
Adani Ports and Special Economic Zone Limited Transportation 0.0039 New Investment 475534 Shares bought in Feb 2018 by Fund Manager
The Indian Hotels Company Limited Hotels, Resorts And Other Recreational Activities 0.003 65.88% 424215 additional shares are bought in Feb 2018
Tata Consultancy Services Limited Software 0.0025 New Investment 40604 Shares bought in Feb 2018 by Fund Manager
Sun TV Network Limited Media & Entertainment NA Dis investment  465776 shares completely sold
Tata Motors Limited Auto NA Dis investment  865857 shares completely sold
NMDC Limited Minerals/Mining NA Dis investment  1480248 shares completely sold
AU Small Finance Bank Limited Banks NA Dis investment  237528 shares completely sold
Somany Ceramics Limited Construction NA Dis investment  207518 shares completely sold

Very less drastic changes has been made by the fund manager in the month of February 2018, and that too concentrated to shares of few companies. Shares of 6 new companies were bought in this month, contributing significant share to current size of the fund. And shares of 4 companies has been sold completely.

2. Portfolio Classification by Asset Class: Very slight change made in total asset class for this scheme by fund manager in the month of February 2018. Equity share of total asset class has been decreased from 98.54% to 98.24%.

3. Fund Manager : There is change in the fund manager. This scheme is currently managed by

Rohit Singhania since Jun 2015

  • Education: Mr. Singhania is an MMS.
  • Experience: Prior to joining DSPBR AMC he has worked with HDFC Securities Ltd. and IL&FS Investsmart Limited.

Jay Kothari since Mar 2018

  • Education: Mr. Kothari is a BMS and MBA from Mumbai University .
  • Experience: Prior to becoming the fund manager in DSPBR he has worked as the Vice President in the equity investments division as well a product strategist in DSPBRIM.

Sector Fund

A sector fund is a type of a mutual fund which invests in stocks of companies that operate in a particular industry or sector of the economy. Lets see the changes made by fund managers, in the month of February 2018, in best funds of this category:

UTI Transportation and Logistics Fund 

This is a Sector Equity Oriented Mutual Fund launched on March 9, 2004. It is a fund with high risk and has given a return of 19.77 % since its launch. Returns per annum over the years from this fund are :

Duration Returns
1 year  18.75 %
3 years  12.38 %
5 years  33.91 %

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Monthly change in portfolio of UTI Transportation and Logistics Fund:

1.Equity Shares Holding Analysis: Major changes made in equity share portfolio by fund manager in the month of February 2018 are as follows:

Name of the Instrument Industry Current % NAV % Change in quantity of shares Description
TATA MOTORS LTD. AUTO 9.81 7.95% 300000 additional shares are bought in Feb 2018
APOLLO TYRES LTD. AUTO ANCILLARIES 2.94 17.32% 242539 additional shares are bought in Feb 2018
RANE HOLDINGS LTD. FINANCE 1.8 -21.57% 30000 shares are sold in Feb 2018
ASAHI INDIA GLASS LTD. AUTO ANCILLARIES 0.99 -26.06% 151469 shares are sold in Feb 2018
TATA MOTORS LTD. AUTO 0.55 -89.13% 3367292 shares are sold in Feb 2018
GUJARAT PIPAVAV PORT LTD. TRANSPORTATION 0.39 New Investment 425000 Shares bought in Feb 2018 by Fund Manager
MOTHERSON SUMI SYSTEM LTD. AUTO ANCILLARIES 0.37 New Investment 173870 Shares bought in Feb 2018 by Fund Manager
COCHIN SHIPYARD LTD INDUSTRIAL CAPITAL GOODS 0.04 -93.49% 163997 shares are sold in Feb 2018

Selling was in fund manager’s list for the month of Feb 2018. This is probably due to the announcement of union budget 2018, which made fund manager of this fund to change its equity portfolio accordingly.

2. Portfolio Classification by Asset Class: Very slight change made in total asset class for this scheme by fund manager in the month of February 2018. Equity share of total asset class has been decreased from 96.35% to 95.11%.

3. Fund Manager : There is no change in the fund manager. This scheme is managed by

Sachin Trivedi since Sep 2016

  • Education: Mr. Sachin Trivedi is a CFA.
  • Experience: He has been associated with UTI AMC for over a decade.

Aditya Birla Sun Life Banking and Financial Services Fund

This is a Sector Equity Oriented Mutual Fund launched on December 16, 2013. It is a fund with high risk and has given a return of 26.40 % since its launch. Returns per annum over the years from this fund are :

Duration Returns
1 year  16.45 %
3 years  17.15 %
5 years  NA

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Monthly change in portfolio of Aditya Birla Sun Life Banking and Financial Services Fund:

1.Equity Shares Holding Analysis: Major changes made in equity share portfolio by fund manager in the month of February 2018 are as follows:

Name of the Instrument Industry Current % NAV % Change in quantity of shares Description
State Bank of India Banks 0.029326 -9.15% 160000 shares are sold in Feb 2018
Bank of Baroda Banks 0.022811 -11.39% 300000 shares are sold in Feb 2018
JM Financial Limited Finance 0.015671 New Investment 1543210 Shares bought in Feb 2018 by Fund Manager
Punjab National Bank Banks 0.004187 -56.53% 780000 shares are sold in Feb 2018

Selling was in fund manager’s list for the month of Feb 2018. This is probably due to the announcement of union budget 2018, which made fund manager of this fund to change its equity portfolio accordingly. One new investment done in the month of February 2018.

2. Portfolio Classification by Asset Class: Change in equity made, has change the structure of total asset class for this scheme by fund manager in the month of February 2018. Equity share of total asset class has been increased from 96.78% to 98.48% due to buying of new shares of FM Financial Limited.

3. Fund Manager : There is no change in the fund manager. This scheme is managed by

Dhaval Gala since Aug 2015

  • Education: Mr. Gala has done BMS from Mithibai College and PGDBM-Finance from N.L.Dalmia Institute of Management Studies & Research.
  • Experience: Prior to joining BSLAMC, he has worked with B&K Securities( January 2008- February 2011) and J.P.Morgan Chase India Private Ltd ( May 2005-July 2006).

Satyabrata Mohanty since Nov 2013

  • Education: Mr. Mohanty is a B.Com (H), Chartered Accountant and CFA.
  • Experience: He has been part of Birla group since last 17 years. He has over 12 years of experience in Finance and Research. He has handled responsibilities across Fund Management (Equity & Debt), Trading and Credit Research functions. Prior to joining BSLAMC, he has worked with Aditya Birla Management Corporation Ltd & joined ABG as a management Trainee.

Sundaram Rural India Fund

This is a Sector Mutual Fund launched in May 12, 2006. It is a fund with moderately high risk and have given a return of 12.62% since its launch.

Returns per annum over the years from this fund are:

Duration Returns
1 year  15.54%
3 years  18.89%
5 years  23.04%

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Monthly change in portfolio of Sundaram Rural India Fund:

1.Equity Shares Holding Analysis: Major changes made in equity share portfolio by fund manager in the month of February 2018 are as follows:

Name of the Instrument Industry Current % NAV % Change in quantity of shares Description
Heritage Foods Ltd Consumer Non Durables 0.023366 37.53% 225144 additional shares are bought in Feb 2018
Asian Paints Ltd Consumer Non Durables 0.018963 10.33% 37672 additional shares are bought in Feb 2018
City Union Bank Ltd Banks 0.018412 New Investment 2500000 Shares bought in Feb 2018 by Fund Manager
Colgate Palmolive (India) Ltd Consumer Non Durables 0.01512 5.32% 17387 additional shares are bought in Feb 2018
Mcleod Russel India Ltd Consumer Non Durables 0.013386 13.2% 224376 additional shares are bought in Feb 2018
The India Cements Ltd Cement 0.013312 51.94% 678142 additional shares are bought in Feb 2018
SBI Life Insurance Company Ltd Finance 0.013094 19.34% 72492 additional shares are bought in Feb 2018
ICICI Lombard General Insurance Company Ltd Finance 0.011016 New Investment 328956 Shares bought in Feb 2018 by Fund Manager
Himatsingka Seide Ltd Textile Products 0.009845 70.43% 274675 additional shares are bought in Feb 2018
Balrampur Chini Mills Ltd Consumer Non Durables 0.009671 6.77% 121411 additional shares are bought in Feb 2018
Jain Irrigation Systems Ltd Industrial Products 0.008948 6.83% 115994 additional shares are bought in Feb 2018
TTK Prestige Ltd Consumer Durables 0.008744 New Investment 30000 Shares bought in Feb 2018 by Fund Manager
Bayer Cropscience Ltd Pesticides 0.008637 10.44% 5098 additional shares are bought in Feb 2018
Tamil Nadu Newsprint & Papers Ltd Paper 0.007735 5.8% 27963 additional shares are bought in Feb 2018
MAS Financial Services Ltd Finance 0.007592 New Investment 303827 Shares bought in Feb 2018 by Fund Manager
Bata India Ltd Consumer Durables 0.006109 16.86% 28651 additional shares are bought in Feb 2018
Dhampur Sugar Mills Ltd Consumer Non Durables NA Dis Investment 301159 shares sold completely

Buying was in fund manager’s list for the month of Feb 2018. This is probably due to the announcement of union budget 2018, which made fund manager of this fund to change its equity portfolio accordingly. Four new investment and one dis investment made in the month of February 2018.

2. Portfolio Classification by Asset Class: Change in equity made, has change the structure of total asset class for this scheme by fund manager in the month of February 2018. Equity share of total asset class has been increased from 92.87% to 95.85% due to buying of new shares.

3. Fund Manager: There is no change in the fund manager. This scheme is managed by

S Krishna Kumar since Jan 2016

  • Education: Mr. Kumar is a B. Tech from National Institute of Technology Trichy, and MBA from LIBA Chennai.
  • Experience: Prior to joining Sundaram BNP Paribas Mutual Fund he has worked with Anush Shares & Securities.

Shiv Chanani since Oct 2016

  • Education: Mr. Chanani is PGDM from IIM Bangalore, CFA from USA and ICSI .
  • Experience: Prior to joining Sundaram Mutual Fund he has worked with ICICI Securities Ltd and Shivam Capstock Pvt Ltd

L&T Infrastructure Fund

This is a Sector Mutual Fund launched in high 27, 2007. It is a fund with high risk and have given a return of 5.53% since its launch.

Returns per annum over the years from this fund are:

Duration Returns
1 year  20.25%
3 years  15.77%
5 years  26.02%

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Monthly change in portfolio of L&T Infrastructure Fund:

1.Equity Shares Holding Analysis: Major changes made in equity share portfolio by fund manager in the month of February 2018 are as follows:

Name of the Instrument Industry Current % NAV % Change in quantity of shares Description
Larsen & Toubro Limited Construction Project       7.24 6.41% 63700 additional shares are bought in Feb 2018
Bharti Airtel Limited Telecom – Services       4.02 11.12% 180500 additional shares are bought in Feb 2018
The Ramco Cements Limited Cement       3.54 25.72% 184987 additional shares are bought in Feb 2018
Graphite India Limited Industrial Products       3.25 17.48% 138100 additional shares are bought in Feb 2018
Bharat Electronics Limited Industrial Capital Goods       3.10 43.43% 1171800 additional shares are bought in Feb 2018
Lakshmi Machine Works Limited Industrial Capital Goods       3.04 34.61% 22211 additional shares are bought in Feb 2018
Hindustan Zinc Limited Non – Ferrous Metals       3.00 394.91% 1411800 additional shares are bought in Feb 2018
Engineers India Limited Construction Project       2.97 35.83% 872400 additional shares are bought in Feb 2018
Vedanta Limited Non – Ferrous Metals       2.92 78.49% 750000 additional shares are bought in Feb 2018
Carborundum Universal Limited Industrial Products       2.80 24.45% 302577 additional shares are bought in Feb 2018
Tata Steel Limited Ferrous Metals       2.73 226.72% 542300 additional shares are bought in Feb 2018
AIA Engineering Limited Industrial Products       2.55 10.36% 32000 additional shares are bought in Feb 2018
Cummins India Limited Industrial Products       2.19 10.74% 51300 additional shares are bought in Feb 2018
Grasim Industries Limited Cement       2.16 New Investment 360980 Shares bought in Feb 2018 by Fund Manager
Sterlite Technologies Limited Telecom – Equipment & Accessories       2.16 9.43% 99616 additional shares are bought in Feb 2018
HEG Limited Industrial Products       2.10 New Investment 142800 Shares bought in Feb 2018 by Fund Manager
Bharat Forge Limited Industrial Products       2.07 13.64% 60500 additional shares are bought in Feb 2018
Century Textiles & Industries Limited Cement       2.04 27.32% 69201 additional shares are bought in Feb 2018
Ashoka Buildcon Limited Construction Project       1.21 8.25% 80862 additional shares are bought in Feb 2018
Sunteck Realty Limited Construction       0.98 12.67% 53249 additional shares are bought in Feb 2018
Orient Refractories Limited Industrial Products       0.95 6.06% 62311 additional shares are bought in Feb 2018
Brigade Enterprises Limited Construction       0.95 64.54% 250700 additional shares are bought in Feb 2018
Container Corporation of India Limited Transportation       0.92 10.82% 13300 additional shares are bought in Feb 2018
Triveni Turbine Limited Industrial Capital Goods       0.91 11.26% 145100 additional shares are bought in Feb 2018
ACC Limited Cement       0.91 11.14% 10800 additional shares are bought in Feb 2018
Navkar Corporation Limited Transportation       0.89 11.34% 102900 additional shares are bought in Feb 2018
Ambuja Cements Limited Cement       0.87 11.82% 70300 additional shares are bought in Feb 2018
Aegis Logistics Limited Gas       0.72 10.07% 50204 additional shares are bought in Feb 2018

Buying was in fund manager’s list for the month of Feb 2018. This is probably due to the announcement of union budget 2018, which made fund manager of this fund to change its equity portfolio accordingly. Two new investment and one dis investment made in the month of February 2018.

2. Portfolio Classification by Asset Class: Drastic change in equity made, has change the structure of total asset class for this scheme by fund manager in the month of February 2018. Equity share of total asset class has been increased from 82.91% to 92.93% due to buying of new shares.

3. Fund Manager: There is no change in the fund manager. This scheme is managed by

Soumendra Nath Lahiri since Nov 2012

  • Education: Mr. Lahiri is a B.Tech and PGDM from IIM Bangalore.
  • Experience: Prior to joining L&T Mutual Fund he has worked with Canara Robeco AMC Co. Ltd., Emkay Investment Managers Ltd, Fortuna Capital, DSP Black Rock Investment Managers Pvt. Ltd.

Index Fund

Index funds, as the name suggests, invest in an index. These funds purchase all the stocks in the same proportion as in a particular index. The scheme will perform in tandem with the index it is tracking, save for a small difference known as tracking error.

Unlike actively managed mutual funds, index funds passively track the performance of a particular index. These funds are not meant to outperform the market, but mimic the performance of the index. Lets see the changes made by fund managers, in the month of February 2018, in best funds of this category:

ICICI Prudential Nifty Next 50 Index Fund 

This is a Index Mutual Fund launched in June 25, 2010. It is a fund with high risk and has given a return of 12.65% since its launch.

Returns per annum over the years from this fund are:

Duration Returns
1 year  17.55 %
3 years  15.22 %
5 years  21.88 %

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Monthly change in portfolio of ICICI Prudential Nifty Next 50 Index Fund:

1.Equity Shares Holding Analysis: Major changes made in equity share portfolio by fund manager in the month of February 2018 are as follows:

Name of the Instrument Industry Current % NAV % Change in quantity of shares Description
Titan Company Ltd. Consumer Durables 4.67% 8.53% 8078 additional shares are bought in Feb 2018
JSW Steel Ltd. Ferrous Metals 4.45% 8.53% 20123 additional shares are bought in Feb 2018
Bajaj Finserv Ltd. Finance 4.19% 8.54% 1172 additional shares are bought in Feb 2018
Britannia Industries Ltd. Consumer Non Durables 4.03% 8.53% 1139 additional shares are bought in Feb 2018
Godrej Consumer Products Ltd. Consumer Non Durables 3.70% 8.52% 4879 additional shares are bought in Feb 2018
Motherson Sumi Systems Ltd. Auto Ancillaries 3.53% 8.53% 15081 additional shares are bought in Feb 2018
Piramal Enterprises Ltd. Pharmaceuticals 3.07% 13.24% 2494 additional shares are bought in Feb 2018
Ashok Leyland Ltd. Auto 2.79% 8.53% 27768 additional shares are bought in Feb 2018
Shree Cements Ltd. Cement 2.78% 8.56% 237 additional shares are bought in Feb 2018
Shriram Transport Finance Company Ltd. Finance 2.66% 8.53% 2811 additional shares are bought in Feb 2018
United Spirits Ltd. Consumer Non Durables 2.55% 8.55% 1097 additional shares are bought in Feb 2018
Petronet LNG Ltd. Gas 2.55% 8.53% 14521 additional shares are bought in Feb 2018
Dabur India Ltd. Consumer Non Durables 2.51% 8.53% 10913 additional shares are bought in Feb 2018
MRF Ltd. Auto Ancillaries 2.48% 8.41% 47 additional shares are bought in Feb 2018
Marico Ltd. Consumer Non Durables 2.18% 8.53% 9997 additional shares are bought in Feb 2018
LIC Housing Finance Ltd. Finance 2.11% 8.53% 5862 additional shares are bought in Feb 2018
Tata Power Company Ltd. Power 2.10% 8.53% 35085 additional shares are bought in Feb 2018
Container Corporation Of India Ltd. Transportation 1.96% 8.52% 2121 additional shares are bought in Feb 2018
Colgate – Palmolive (India) Ltd. Consumer Non Durables 1.90% 8.54% 2583 additional shares are bought in Feb 2018
Pidilite Industries Ltd. Chemicals 1.90% 8.52% 2977 additional shares are bought in Feb 2018
ACC Ltd. Cement 1.88% 8.52% 1635 additional shares are bought in Feb 2018
Bank Of Baroda Banks 1.84% 8.53% 18289 additional shares are bought in Feb 2018
Interglobe Aviation Ltd. Transportation 1.69% 8.53% 1787 additional shares are bought in Feb 2018
Bharat Heavy Electricals Ltd. Industrial Capital Goods 1.68% 8.53% 26299 additional shares are bought in Feb 2018
Bharat Electronics Ltd. Industrial Capital Goods 1.67% 8.53% 15223 additional shares are bought in Feb 2018
Havells India Ltd. Consumer Durables 1.65% 8.53% 4598 additional shares are bought in Feb 2018
Rural Electrification Corporation Ltd. Finance 1.60% 8.53% 15677 additional shares are bought in Feb 2018
Idea Cellular Ltd. Telecom – Services 1.58% 8.53% 26538 additional shares are bought in Feb 2018
NMDC Ltd. Minerals/Mining 1.57% 8.54% 17152 additional shares are bought in Feb 2018
ICICI Prudential Life Insurance Company Ltd. Finance 1.55% 8.53% 5279 additional shares are bought in Feb 2018
Cummins India Ltd. Industrial Products 1.48% 8.53% 2631 additional shares are bought in Feb 2018
Punjab National Bank Banks 1.45% 8.53% 20192 additional shares are bought in Feb 2018
Siemens Ltd. Industrial Capital Goods 1.43% 8.51% 1721 additional shares are bought in Feb 2018
Cadila Healthcare Ltd. Pharmaceuticals 1.42% 8.53% 4954 additional shares are bought in Feb 2018
DLF Ltd. Construction 1.38% 8.53% 8635 additional shares are bought in Feb 2018
Power Finance Corporation Ltd. Finance 1.29% 8.53% 17379 additional shares are bought in Feb 2018
Avenue Supermarts Ltd. Retailing 1.27% 8.54% 1331 additional shares are bought in Feb 2018
Sun TV Network Ltd. Media & Entertainment 1.25% 8.52% 1905 additional shares are bought in Feb 2018
Procter & Gamble Hygiene and Health Care Ltd. Consumer Non Durables 1.21% 8.53% 182 additional shares are bought in Feb 2018
Oracle Financial Services Software Ltd. Software 1.20% 8.56% 431 additional shares are bought in Feb 2018
Steel Authority Of India Ltd. Ferrous Metals 1.18% 8.53% 19992 additional shares are bought in Feb 2018
Hindustan Zinc Ltd. Non – Ferrous Metals 1.14% 8.53% 4908 additional shares are bought in Feb 2018
Glenmark Pharmaceuticals Ltd. Pharmaceuticals 1.12% 8.52% 2894 additional shares are bought in Feb 2018
ABB India Ltd. Industrial Capital Goods 1.11% 8.52% 1025 additional shares are bought in Feb 2018
Glaxosmithkline Consumer Healthcare Ltd. Consumer Non Durables 1.08% 8.53% 228 additional shares are bought in Feb 2018
Torrent Pharmaceuticals Ltd. Pharmaceuticals 0.92% 8.5% 947 additional shares are bought in Feb 2018
Emami Ltd. Consumer Non Durables 0.91% 8.53% 1187 additional shares are bought in Feb 2018
Oil India Ltd. Oil 0.87% 8.53% 3515 additional shares are bought in Feb 2018
NHPC Ltd. Power 0.81% 8.53% 41710 additional shares are bought in Feb 2018
Glaxosmithkline Pharmaceuticals Ltd. Pharmaceuticals 0.69% 8.57% 412 additional shares are bought in Feb 2018

No drastic changes has been made by the fund manager in the month of February 2018, but additional shares were bought of almost all the companies. There is an uniform increased in share percentage of around 8.5%. Shares of only Piramal Enterprises Ltd. has been sold, which was contributing very minimal share to current size of the fund.

2. Portfolio Classification by Asset Class: Very slight change made in total asset class for this scheme by fund manager in the month of February 2018. Equity share of total asset class has been decreased from 98.87% to 98.07%.

3. Fund Manager : There is no change in the fund manager. This scheme is managed by

Kayzad Eghlim since Jun 2010

  • Education: Mr. Eghlim is a B.Com (H) and M Com.
  • Experience: Prior to joining ICICI Prudential AMC he has worked with IDFC Investment Advisors Ltd., Prime Securities and Canbank Mutual Fund.

UTI Nifty Fund

This is a Index Mutual Fund launched in Feb 14, 2000. It is a fund with high risk and has given a return of 11.04% since its launch.

Returns per annum over the years from this fund are:

Duration Returns
1 year  12.77 %
3 years  7 %
5 years  14.02 %

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Monthly change in portfolio of UTI Nifty Fund:

1.Equity Shares Holding Analysis: Major changes made in equity share portfolio by fund manager in the month of February 2018 are as follows:

Name of the Instrument Industry Current % NAV % Change in quantity of shares Description
HDFC BANK LTD. BANKS 9.44 2.65% 9653 additional shares are bought in Feb 2018
RELIANCE INDUSTRIES LTD. PETROLEUM PRODUCTS 8.06 2.64% 16215 additional shares are bought in Feb 2018
HDFC LTD. FINANCE 7.07 2.64% 7500 additional shares are bought in Feb 2018
INFOSYS LTD. SOFTWARE 5.74 2.64% 9394 additional shares are bought in Feb 2018
ITC LTD. CONSUMER NON DURABLES 5.54 2.64% 40095 additional shares are bought in Feb 2018
ICICI BANK LTD BANKS 4.93 2.64% 30159 additional shares are bought in Feb 2018
LARSEN & TOUBRO LTD. CONSTRUCTION PROJECT 3.98 2.65% 5807 additional shares are bought in Feb 2018
TATA CONSULTANCY SERVICES LTD. SOFTWARE 3.7 2.64% 2339 additional shares are bought in Feb 2018
KOTAK MAHINDRA BANK  LTD. BANKS 3.56 2.64% 6260 additional shares are bought in Feb 2018
MARUTI SUZUKI INDIA LTD. AUTO 2.88 2.64% 625 additional shares are bought in Feb 2018
STATE BANK OF INDIA BANKS 2.44 2.64% 17430 additional shares are bought in Feb 2018
HINDUSTAN UNILEVER LTD. CONSUMER NON DURABLES 2.3 2.64% 3353 additional shares are bought in Feb 2018
AXIS BANK LTD. BANKS 2.2 2.47% 7465 additional shares are bought in Feb 2018
INDUS IND BANK LTD. BANKS 2.1 2.64% 2393 additional shares are bought in Feb 2018
TATA MOTORS LTD. AUTO 1.67 2.64% 8678 additional shares are bought in Feb 2018
MAHINDRA & MAHINDRA LTD. AUTO 1.66 2.64% 4379 additional shares are bought in Feb 2018
VEDANTA LTD NON – FERROUS METALS 1.5 2.64% 8729 additional shares are bought in Feb 2018
YES BANK LTD. BANKS 1.45 2.64% 8632 additional shares are bought in Feb 2018
SUN PHARMACEUTICALS INDUSTRIES LTD. PHARMACEUTICALS 1.45 2.64% 5183 additional shares are bought in Feb 2018
BHARTI AIRTEL LTD. TELECOM – SERVICES 1.38 2.64% 6195 additional shares are bought in Feb 2018
OIL & NATURAL GAS CORPORATION LTD. OIL 1.3 2.64% 13259 additional shares are bought in Feb 2018
HCL TECHNOLOGIES LTD. SOFTWARE 1.28 2.64% 2615 additional shares are bought in Feb 2018
ASIAN PAINTS LTD. CONSUMER NON DURABLES 1.23 2.64% 2118 additional shares are bought in Feb 2018
NTPC LTD. POWER 1.22 2.64% 14326 additional shares are bought in Feb 2018
HERO MOTOCORP LTD. AUTO 1.14 2.64% 609 additional shares are bought in Feb 2018
TATA STEEL LTD. FERROUS METALS 1.11 3.06% 3650 additional shares are bought in Feb 2018
POWER GRID CORPORATION OF INDIA LTD POWER 1.06 2.64% 10319 additional shares are bought in Feb 2018
ULTRATECH CEMENT LTD. CEMENT 1.06 2.64% 490 additional shares are bought in Feb 2018
BAJAJ AUTO LTD. AUTO 1.01 2.64% 638 additional shares are bought in Feb 2018
INDIABULLS HOUSING FINANCE LTD. FINANCE 0.99 2.64% 1520 additional shares are bought in Feb 2018
COAL INDIA LTD. MINERALS/MINING 0.99 2.64% 6121 additional shares are bought in Feb 2018
BAJAJ FINANCE LTD. FINANCE 0.95 2.64% 1111 additional shares are bought in Feb 2018
INDIAN OIL CORPORATION LTD. PETROLEUM PRODUCTS 0.95 2.64% 4789 additional shares are bought in Feb 2018
TECH MAHINDRA LTD SOFTWARE 0.94 2.64% 2936 additional shares are bought in Feb 2018
WIPRO LTD. SOFTWARE 0.9 2.36% 5311 additional shares are bought in Feb 2018
EICHER MOTORS LTD AUTO 0.9 2.74% 65 additional shares are bought in Feb 2018
HINDALCO INDUSTRIES LTD. NON – FERROUS METALS 0.88 2.64% 6851 additional shares are bought in Feb 2018
BHARAT PETROLEUM CORPORATION LTD. PETROLEUM PRODUCTS 0.82 2.64% 3667 additional shares are bought in Feb 2018
ADANI PORTS AND SPECIAL ECONOMIC ZONE LTD TRANSPORTATION 0.77 2.64% 3600 additional shares are bought in Feb 2018
ZEE ENTERTAINMENT ENTERPRISES LTD. MEDIA & ENTERTAINMENT 0.76 2.64% 2572 additional shares are bought in Feb 2018
CIPLA  LTD. PHARMACEUTICALS 0.73 2.64% 2382 additional shares are bought in Feb 2018
GAIL (INDIA) LTD. GAS 0.72 2.64% 3019 additional shares are bought in Feb 2018
HINDUSTAN PETROLEUM CORPORATION LTD. PETROLEUM PRODUCTS 0.7 2.64% 3505 additional shares are bought in Feb 2018
DR. REDDY’S LABORATORIES LTD. PHARMACEUTICALS 0.66 2.65% 570 additional shares are bought in Feb 2018
BHARTI INFRATEL LTD TELECOM –  EQUIPMENT & ACCESSORIES 0.66 2.64% 3648 additional shares are bought in Feb 2018
UPL LTD. PESTICIDES 0.65 2.64% 1718 additional shares are bought in Feb 2018
LUPIN LTD. PHARMACEUTICALS 0.48 2.64% 1123 additional shares are bought in Feb 2018
AMBUJA CEMENTS LTD. CEMENT 0.45 2.64% 3450 additional shares are bought in Feb 2018
AUROBINDO PHARMA LTD. PHARMACEUTICALS 0.42 2.64% 1321 additional shares are bought in Feb 2018
BOSCH LTD. AUTO ANCILLARIES 0.42 2.76% 45 additional shares are bought in Feb 2018
TATA STEEL LTD. FERROUS METALS 0.03 New investment 19107 new shares bought in Feb 2018

No drastic changes has been made by the fund manager in the month of February 2018, but additional shares were bought of almost all the companies. There is an uniform increased in share percentage of around 2.64%. Shares of only TATA Stell Ltd. has been bought newly, which was contributing very minimal share to current size of the fund.

2. Portfolio Classification by Asset Class: Very slight change made in total asset class for this scheme by fund manager in the month of February 2018. Equity share of total asset class has been decreased from 99.56% to 99.23%.

3. Fund Manager : There is no change in the fund manager. This scheme is managed by

Kaushik Basu since Jul 2011

  • Education: Mr. Basu is a B.Com (H), CAIIB, ICWA and LLB degree.
  • Experience: He has been associated with UTI AMC for over a decade.

Debt Fund

Debt funds are not only tax-efficient but can also offer higher returns to investors. We list out 10 different types of debt funds in which you can invest, based on your goals and investment tenure. The best mutual fund for ₹ 1000 per month SIP in this category is:

Indiabulls Liquid Fund

This is a Short Term Fund type Debt Mutual Fund launched on December 04, 2010. It is debt fund with low risk and has given a return of 8.49% since its launch.

Returns per annum over the years from this fund are:

Duration Returns
1 year  6.79%
3 years  7.52%
5 years  8.16%

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Monthly change in portfolio of Indiabulls Liquid Fund:

1. Debentures Holding Analysis: Major changes made in debentures portfolio by fund manager in the month of February 2018 are as follows:

CP – COMMERCIAL PAPERS
Debentures  Sovereign Current % NAV % Change in quantity of shares Description
EDELWEISS SECURITIES LTD CRISIL A1+ 5.01% 36.37% 10000000 additional shares are bought in Feb 2018
SBI CARDS AND PAYMENT LTD CRISIL A1+ 4.90% 40.77% 10600000 additional shares are bought in Feb 2018
SMALL INDUSTRIES DEVELOPMENT BANK OF INDIA CARE A1+ 2.69% 100% 10000000 additional shares are bought in Feb 2018
RELIANCE JIO INFOCOMM LTD CRISIL A1+ 2.68% 42.86% 6000000 additional shares are bought in Feb 2018
ADANI PORTS AND SPECIAL ECONOMIC ZONE LTD. ICRA A1+ 2.68% 100% 10000000 additional shares are bought in Feb 2018
GIC HOUSING FINANCE LTD ICRA A1+ 2.66% New Investment 20000000 new bonds bought
VEDANTA LIMITED CRISIL A1+ 2.66% New Investment 20000000 new bonds bought
SMALL INDUSTRIES DEVELOPMENT BANK OF INDIA CARE A1+ 2.65% 100% 10000000 additional shares are bought in Feb 2018
DEWAN HOUSING FINANCE CORP. LTD CRISIL A1+ 2.01% 200% 10000000 additional shares are bought in Feb 2018
STERLING AND WILSON PVT LTD IND A1+ 2.00% 50% 5000000 additional shares are bought in Feb 2018
NABARD ICRA A1+ 1.34% -50% 10000000 debentures are sold in Feb 2018
TATA MOTORS LTD ICRA A1+ 1.34% New Investment 10000000 new bonds bought
SBI CARDS AND PAYMENT LTD CRISIL A1+ 1.34% -61.54% 16000000 debentures are sold in Feb 2018
SHRIRAM TRANSPORT FINANCE CO LTD CRISIL A1+ 1.34% New Investment 10000000 new bonds bought
CHOLAMANDALAM INVT & FIN CO LTD ICRA A1+ 1.34% New Investment 10000000 new bonds bought
HOUSING DEVELOPMENT FINANCE CORPORATION LIMITED ICRA A1+ 1.33% New Investment 10000000 new bonds bought
NABARD ICRA A1+ 1.32% -50% 10000000 debentures are sold in Feb 2018
AADHAR HOUSING FINANCE LIMITED CRISIL A1+ 1.00% New Investment 7500000 new bonds bought
SBI GLOBAL FACTOR LIMITED CRISIL A1+ 0.94% New Investment 7000000 new bonds bought
PNB HOUSING FINANCE LIMITED CARE A1+ 0.67% -50% 5000000 debentures are sold in Feb 2018
L & T HOUSING FINANCE LTD CARE A1+ 0.67% New Investment 5000000 new bonds bought
TATA CAPITAL FINANCIAL SERVICES LTD ICRA A1+ 0.66% -50% 5000000 debentures are sold in Feb 2018
POWER FINANCE CORPORATION LIMITED CRISIL A1+ 0.66% New Investment 5000000 new bonds bought
TMF HOLDINGS LTD ICRA A1+ 0.53% New Investment 4000000 new bonds bought
TATA MOTOR FINANCE LTD CARE A1+ 0.45% -80.24% 13800000 debentures are sold in Feb 2018
HOUSING DEVELOPMENT FINANCE CORPORATION LIMITED ICRA A1+ 0.33% New Investment 2500000 new bonds bought
NABARD ICRA A1+ 0.07% -97.5% 19500000 debentures are sold in Feb 2018
LIC HOUSING FINANCE LIMITED ICRA A1+ 0.07% -96.67% 14500000 debentures are sold in Feb 2018
BAJAJ HOUSING FINANCE LTD CRISIL A1+ NA Dis Invesment 10000000 bonds were sold
BAJAJ HOUSING FINANCE LTD CRISIL A1+ NA Dis Invesment 10000000 bonds were sold
TOYOTA FINANCIAL SERVICES INDIA LTD CP  28-FEB-2018 CRISIL A1+ NA Dis Invesment 10000000 bonds were sold
ONGC MANGALORE PETROCHEMICALS LIMITED ICRA A1+ NA Dis Invesment 7000000 bonds were sold
BEARDSELL LTD. CRISIL A1+ NA Dis Invesment 1000000 bonds were sold

Huge changes has been done by fund manager in CP in the month of February 2018. As many as 12 new investment done in CP, to increase its share in overall asset class.

COD – CERTIFICATES OF DEPOSIT
Debentures  Sovereign Current % NAV % Change in quantity of shares Description
PUNJAB NATIONAL BANK CARE A1+ 3.55% 165% 16500000 additional shares are bought in Feb 2018
AXIS BANK LIMITED CRISIL A1+ 2.65% 60% 7500000 additional shares are bought in Feb 2018
RATNAKAR BANK LIMITED CARE A1+ 2.59% New Investment 19500000 new bonnds bought
ICICI BANK LTD ICRA A1+ 2.33% -41.67% 12500000 debentures are sold in Feb 2018
AXIS BANK LIMITED CRISIL A1+ 1.33% -20% 2500000 debentures are sold in Feb 2018
IDFC BANK LTD ICRA A1+ 1.33% -76.48% 32500000 debentures are sold in Feb 2018
IDFC BANK LTD ICRA A1+ 1.33% -76.48% 32500000 debentures are sold in Feb 2018
AXIS BANK LIMITED CRISIL A1+ 0.66% -60% 7500000 debentures are sold in Feb 2018
KOTAK MAHINDRA BANK LTD CRISIL A1+ 0.66% New Investment 5000000 new bonds bought
PUNJAB NATIONAL BANK CARE A1+ 0.6% -55% 5500000 debentures are sold in Feb 2018
NABARD CRISIL A1+ 0.34% -87.5% 17500000 debentures are sold in Feb 2018
THE SOUTH INDIAN BANK LTD CARE A1+ 0.33% -73.69% 7000000 debentures are sold in Feb 2018

Many changes made in COD portfolio in the month of February 2018, by fund manager. But overall share of COD in portfolio remains same.Two new COD  bought.

2. Portfolio Classification by Asset Class: Some major changes made in total asset class for this scheme by fund manager in the month of February 2018. CP share of total asset class has been increased from 49.40% to 64.61%. And though lots of buying and selling done in COD category, overall change is minimal, from 30.85% to 30.10%.

3. Fund Manager : There is no change in the fund manager. This scheme is managed by

Malay Shah since Aug 2014

  • Education: Mr. Shah is a B.Com and MMS.
  • Experience: Prior to this, he has worked as Head- Fixed Income with Peerless Funds Management Co. Ltd.and as Senior Dealer – Fixed Income Group with Derivium Capital.

ICICI Prudential Long Term Plan 

This is a Dynamic bond type Debt Mutual Fund launched in January 20, 2010. It is debt fund with moderately low risk and have given a return of 9.78 % since its launch.

Returns per annum over the years from this fund are:

Duration Returns
1 year  7.57 %
3 years  8.92 %
5 years  11.24 %

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Monthly change in portfolio of ICICI Prudential Long Term Plan:

1. Debentures Holding Analysis: Major changes made in debentures portfolio by fund manager in the month of February 2018 are as follows:

Non-Convertible debentures  Sovereign Current % NAV % Change in quantity of shares Description
Tata Steel Ltd. ** BWR AA 0.018 -59.19% 580 debentures are sold in Feb 2018
The Great Eastern Shipping Company Ltd. ** BWR AAA 0.015 -54.67% 410 debentures are sold in Feb 2018
The Great Eastern Shipping Company Ltd. ** BWR AAA 0.009 -73.34% 550 debentures are sold in Feb 2018
Axis Bank Ltd. ** CRISIL AAA 0.004 -80% 400 debentures are sold in Feb 2018

Out of non-convertible debentures of 11 companies, more than 50% of 4 companies has been sold in the month of February 2018. No new investment has been done in this period.

2. Portfolio Classification by Asset Class: Some major changes made in total asset class for this scheme by fund manager in the month of February 2018. Non-convertible debentures share of total asset class has been increased from 13.60% to 19.15% even after selling of debentures. This is due to decrease in the money market instruments’ share in the asset class from 32.35% to 14.23%.

3. Fund Manager : There is no change in the fund manager. This scheme is managed by

Anuj Tagra since Jan 2015

  • Education: Mr. Anuj Tagra is a graduate of Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University and an MBA from Narsee Monjee Institute of Management Studies
  • Experience: Prior to joining ICICI Prudential AMC he has worked with Union Bank of India and Fidelity Investments.

L&T Short Term Income Fund

This is a Short Term Fund type Debt Mutual Fund launched in December 04, 2010. It is debt fund with low risk and have given a return of 8.89 % since its launch.

Returns per annum over the years from this fund are:

Duration Returns
1 year  7.49 %
3 years  8.85 %
5 years  8.88 %

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Monthly change in portfolio of L&T Short Term Income Fund:

1. Debentures Holding Analysis: Major changes made in debentures portfolio by fund manager in the month of February 2018 are as follows:

Debenture Instruments Sovereign % Change in quantity of shares Description
Listed / Awaiting listing on Stock Exchanges
Bharat Aluminium Company Limited ** ICRA AA- 70% 350 additional shares are bought in Feb 2018
Indostar Capital Finance Limited ** CARE AA- 66.67% 20 additional shares are bought in Feb 2018
Indostar Capital Finance Limited ** CARE AA- -16.67% 5 debentures are sold in Feb 2018
Manappuram Finance Limited ** CRISIL AA- -40% 120  debentures are sold in Feb 2018
Cholamandalam Investment and Finance Company Limited ** ICRA AA -40% 100  debentures are sold in Feb 2018
Walwhan Renewables Energy Private Limited (Corporate guarantee of Tata Power Company Ltd) ** CARE AA(SO) New investment New bonds bought
Indostar Capital Finance Limited ** CARE AA- -66.67% 20 debentures are sold in Feb 2018
Dewan Housing Finance Corporation Limited ** CARE AAA -50% 100000 debentures are sold in Feb 2018
Aadhar Housing Finance Limited (Letter of Comfort from Dewan Housing Finance Corp Ltd) ** CARE AA+(SO) -60% 150 debentures are sold in Feb 2018
Oriental Nagpur Betul Highway Limited (Nhai Annuity Receivables) ** CRISIL AAA(SO) -10.28% 94 debentures are sold in Feb 2018
Oriental Nagpur Betul Highway Limited (Nhai Annuity Receivables) ** CRISIL AAA(SO) -13.99% 128 debentures are sold in Feb 2018
Oriental Nagpur Betul Highway Limited (Nhai Annuity Receivables) ** CRISIL AAA(SO) -15.85% -145 additional shares are bought in Feb 2018
Dewan Housing Finance Corporation Limited ** CARE AAA -75% 149994 debentures are sold in Feb 2018
Oriental Nagpur Betul Highway Limited (Nhai Annuity Receivables) ** CRISIL AAA(SO) -46.45% 425 debentures are sold in Feb 2018
Oriental Nagpur Betul Highway Limited (Nhai Annuity Receivables) ** CRISIL AAA(SO) -51.92% 475 debentures are sold in Feb 2018
Oriental Nagpur Betul Highway Limited (Nhai Annuity Receivables) ** CRISIL AAA(SO) -54.1% 495 debentures are sold in Feb 2018
Oriental Nagpur Betul Highway Limited (Nhai Annuity Receivables) ** CRISIL AAA(SO) -55.2% 505  debentures are sold in Feb 2018
Dewan Housing Finance Corporation Limited ** CARE AAA -89.09% 178178  debentures are sold in Feb 2018
Cholamandalam Investment and Finance Company Limited ** ICRA AA Dis investment  150 Bonds sold completely
Privately placed / Unlisted
HPCL-Mittal Energy Limited (Long term take or pay agreement with HPCL) ** ICRA AA New investment New bonds bought
Reliance Broadcast Network Limited (Letter of Comfort/DSRA Guarantee of Reliance Capital) ** CARE AA-(SO) -40% 100 debentures are sold in Feb 2018
Reliance Broadcast Network Limited (Letter of Comfort/DSRA Guarantee of Reliance Capital) ** CARE AA-(SO) -60% 150 debentures are sold in Feb 2018
Sunny View Estates Private Limited (Shapoorji Pallonji DSRA Guarantee) ** ICRA AA(SO) Dis investment  600 Bonds sold completely
Grand View Estate Private Limited ( Shapoorji Pallonji Dsra Guarantee ) ** ICRA AA(SO) Dis investment  20 Bonds sold completely

Many debenture shares were sold in the month of February 2018. Two new investment has been done in this period.

2. Portfolio Classification by Asset Class: Small changes made in total asset class for this scheme by fund manager in the month of February 2018.

(a) Listed bonds/ awaiting listing on Stock Exchanges – 59.58% to 63.49%

(b) Privately Placed / Unlisted Bonds- 15.76% to 13.89%

3. Fund Manager : There is no change in the fund manager. This scheme is managed by

Soumendra Nath Lahiri since Nov 2012

  • Education: Mr. Lahiri is a B.Tech and PGDM from IIM Bangalore.
  • Experience: Prior to joining L&T Mutual Fund he has worked with Canara Robeco AMC Co. Ltd., Emkay Investment Managers Ltd, Fortuna Capital, DSP Black Rock Investment Managers Pvt. Ltd.

Franklin India Low Duration Fund

This is a  Ultra Short Term Fund type Debt Mutual Fund launched in July 26, 2010. It is fund with very low risk and have given a return of 9.38 % since its launch.

Returns per annum over the years from this fund are:

Duration Returns
1 year  8.42 %
3 years  9.2 %
5 years  9.46 %

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Monthly change in portfolio of Franklin India Low Duration Fund:

1. Debentures Holding Analysis: Major changes made in debentures portfolio by fund manager in the month of February 2018 are as follows:

Debentures  Sovereign % Change in quantity of shares Description
(a) Listed / awaiting listing on Stock Exchanges
9.34% Allahabad Bank (08-Nov-2022) BWR A New Investment 1250 new bonds bought
7.49% Housing Development Finance Corp Ltd (25-Jan-2019) ** CRISIL AAA New Investment 75 new bonds bought
9.50% Yes Bank Ltd (23-12-2021) ** CARE AA -21.74% 200 debentures are sold in Feb 2018
8.85% Hdfc Bank Ltd (12-May-2022) CRISIL AA+ New Investment 436 new bonds bought
9.6% Renew Power Ventures Pvt Ltd (26-Feb-2021) CARE A+ New Investment 400 new bonds bought
10.15% Equitas Small Finance Bank Ltd (30-Aug-2019) ** CARE A+ -53.85% 350 debentures are sold in Feb 2018
10.15% Equitas Small Finance Bank Ltd (30-Aug-2019) ** CARE A+ -56.93% 370 debentures are sold in Feb 2018
7.50% Vedanta Ltd (29-Nov-2019) ** CRISIL AA New Investment 270 new bonds bought
9.34% Allahabad Bank (08-Nov-2022) ** BWR A Dis investment Bonds sold completely
11.66% Equitas Small Finance Bank Ltd (14-Aug-2020) ** IND A+ -90.48% 190 debentures are sold in Feb 2018
(b) Privately Placed / Unlisted Bonds
8.19% Mahindra Vehicle Manufactures Ltd (23-Feb-2021) ** ICRA AAA -12.94% 67 debentures are sold in Feb 2018
11.90% Bhavna Asset Operators Private Ltd (28-Feb-2018) ** BWR A+ (SO) Dis investment Bonds sold completely
(c) Certificate of Deposit
National Bank For Agriculture And Rural Development (02-Mar-2018) ** CRISIL A1+ -80% 10000 debentures are sold in Feb 2018
National Bank For Agriculture And Rural Development (14-Feb-2019) CRISIL A1+ New Investment 1500  new bonds bought
Axis Bank Ltd (12-Mar-2018) ICRA A1+ New Investment 100  new bonds bought
IDFC Bank Ltd (21-Feb-2018) ** ICRA A1+ Dis investment Bonds sold completely
(d) Commercial Paper
PNB Housing Finance Ltd (25-Jun-2018) ** CARE A1+ -17.4% 400 debentures are sold in Feb 2018

2. Portfolio Classification by Asset Class: Small changes made in total asset class for this scheme by fund manager in the month of February 2018.

(a) Listed bonds/ awaiting listing on Stock Exchanges – 36.56% to 39.11%

(b) Privately Placed / Unlisted Bonds- 38.74% to 38.55%

(c) Certificate of Deposit- 7.76% to 5.89%

(d) Commercial Paper- 14.37% to 14.15%

3. Fund Manager : There is no change in the fund manager. This scheme is managed by

Kunal Agrawal since Apr 2014

  • Education: Mr. Agrawal is a B.Tech from IIT Delhi and PGDM from IIM C.
  • Experience: Prior to joining Franklin India AMC he has worked with Credits- Portfolio Management, CRISIL Ltd., IBM Ltd. & Infosys Ltd.

Santosh Kamath since Apr 2014

  • Education: Mr. Kamath is a B.E ( Electronics ) from REC Bhopal and PGDM (Management) from XLRI Jamshedpur.
  • Experience: Prior to joining Franklin Templeton Investments he has worked with ING Vysya AMC, Zurich Asset Management, SBI Mutual, CRISIL and Jardine Fleming Asset Management.

Balanced Fund

Balanced funds are investment instrument, where an asset management company invest the money gather into both debt and equity. These are diversified mutual funds having the perfect balance between risk and returns on investment and are most popular mutual funds these days. Let us see the changes made by fund managers, in the month of February 2018, in best funds of this category:

ICICI Prudential Balanced Advantage Fund 

This is a Hybrid Equity Oriented Mutual Fund launched in December 30, 2006. It is a fund with high risk and has given a return of 11.23% since its launch.

Returns per annum over the years from this fund are:

Duration Returns
1 year  17.64%
3 years  12.87%
5 years  19.41%

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Monthly change in portfolio of ICICI Prudential Balanced Advantage Fund:

1.Equity Shares Holding Analysis: Major changes made in equity share portfolio by fund manager in the month of February 2018 are as follows:

Name of the Instrument Industry Current % NAV % Change in quantity of shares Description
HDFC Bank Ltd. Banks 0.040095 30.23% 1267350 additional shares are bought in Feb 2018
Infosys Ltd. Software 0.028039 8.88% 500000 additional shares are bought in Feb 2018
HDFC Ltd. Finance 0.021426 15.58% 409648 additional shares are bought in Feb 2018
Motherson Sumi Systems Ltd. Auto Ancillaries 0.017739 -5.38% 783017 shares are sold in Feb 2018
ITC Ltd. Consumer Non Durables 0.016968 11.82% 1735990 additional shares are bought in Feb 2018
Hindustan Unilever Ltd. Consumer Non Durables 0.016636 17.46% 481449 additional shares are bought in Feb 2018
State Bank Of India Banks 0.014993 18.01% 2190964 additional shares are bought in Feb 2018
Bharti Airtel Ltd. Telecom – Services 0.013213 14.47% 1000000 additional shares are bought in Feb 2018
Eicher Motors Ltd. Auto 0.012462 7.96% 8584 additional shares are bought in Feb 2018
GAIL (India) Ltd. Gas 0.011525 5.99% 365207 additional shares are bought in Feb 2018
NTPC Ltd. Power 0.011426 21.86% 3222038 additional shares are bought in Feb 2018
Interglobe Aviation Ltd. Transportation 0.01117 -5.48% 124285 shares are sold in Feb 2018
TVS Motor Company Ltd. Auto 0.010935 5.59% 217824 additional shares are bought in Feb 2018
Larsen & Toubro Ltd. Construction Project 0.010273 12.7% 225258 additional shares are bought in Feb 2018
Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd. Pharmaceuticals 0.009795 8.84% 381085 additional shares are bought in Feb 2018
Britannia Industries Ltd. Consumer Non Durables 0.009292 7.14% 31798 additional shares are bought in Feb 2018
Bajaj Finserv Ltd. Finance 0.009021 -16.63% 91375 shares are sold in Feb 2018
Asian Paints Ltd. Consumer Non Durables 0.008972 35.2% 536242 additional shares are bought in Feb 2018
Maruti Suzuki India Ltd. Auto 0.008465 19.15% 39443 additional shares are bought in Feb 2018
Tata Motors Ltd. Auto 0.008342 11.37% 590781 additional shares are bought in Feb 2018
Reliance Industries Ltd. Petroleum Products 0.007974 14.13% 265341 additional shares are bought in Feb 2018
Hindalco Industries Ltd. Non – Ferrous Metals 0.007343 21.46% 1356624 additional shares are bought in Feb 2018
Container Corporation Of India Ltd. Transportation 0.007181 53.65% 493351 additional shares are bought in Feb 2018
Tata Steel Ltd. Ferrous Metals 0.005815 36.04% 588610 additional shares are bought in Feb 2018
The Indian Hotels Company Ltd. Hotels, Resorts And Other Recreational Activities 0.005584 -5.62% 621969 shares are sold in Feb 2018
Ashok Leyland Ltd. Auto 0.005198 -17.19% 1956902 shares are sold in Feb 2018
Avenue Supermarts Ltd. Retailing 0.004909 5.85% 51633 additional shares are bought in Feb 2018
Yes Bank Ltd. Banks 0.00483 -21.04% 1024382 shares are sold in Feb 2018
Vedanta Ltd. Non – Ferrous Metals 0.003746 275.19% 2138159 additional shares are bought in Feb 2018
Muthoot Finance Ltd. Finance 0.003664 11.13% 240338 additional shares are bought in Feb 2018
Info Edge (India) Ltd. Software 0.003556 -38.05% 437185 shares are sold in Feb 2018
Oil & Natural Gas Corporation Ltd. Oil 0.003097 40.34% 1213158 additional shares are bought in Feb 2018
Voltas Ltd. Construction Project 0.002936 74.33% 527150 additional shares are bought in Feb 2018
Whirlpool of India Ltd. Consumer Durables 0.002451 -5.35% 24802 shares are sold in Feb 2018
Marico Ltd. Consumer Non Durables 0.002402 60.8% 756143 additional shares are bought in Feb 2018
Sobha Ltd. Construction 0.001925 -31.85% 416215 shares are sold in Feb 2018
Godrej Properties Ltd. Construction 0.001761 -17.31% 121227 shares are sold in Feb 2018
Brigade Enterprises Ltd. Construction 0.001401 -13.69% 199801 shares are sold in Feb 2018
Schaeffler India Ltd. Industrial Products 0.001374 -19.16% 15336 shares are sold in Feb 2018
Ambuja Cements Ltd. Cement 0.001082 81.6% 494472 additional shares are bought in Feb 2018
Sundaram Finance Holdings Ltd. Finance 0.000597 New Investment 909854 Shares bought in Feb 2018 by Fund Manager
Crompton Greaves Consumer Electricals Ltd. Consumer Durables 0.000591 -73.01% 1764578 shares are sold in Feb 2018
Tata Steel Ltd. Partly Paid Shares (Right Share) Ferrous Metals 0.000107 New Investment 130662 Shares bought in Feb 2018 by Fund Manager

As we can see from the table, fund manager of this fund, has made huge changes in the portfolio in Feb 2018. This is due to the announcement of budget 2018. Fund manager has aligned the fund to new announcement, so that the fund can meet its objective. But only 2 new investment is made in equity portfolio and rest changes are made in shares of the existing companies.

2. Debentures Holding Analysis: Major changes made in debentures portfolio by fund manager in the month of February 2018 are as follows:

Non-Convertible debentures  Sovereign % Change in quantity of shares Description
HDFC Bank Ltd. ** CRISIL AA+ -9.74% 555 debentures sold
Axis Bank Ltd. ** CRISIL AA+ 11.77% 300 debentures bought
Axis Bank Ltd. ** CRISIL AA+ -84.32% 2150 debentures sold
Tata Steel Ltd. ** BWR AA -97.2% 486 debentures sold
State Bank Of India ** CRISIL AA+ Dis-invesment debentures sold fully

only 1 debentures were fully sold and 3 were partially sold debentures by the fund manager in February 2018. Debt asset underwent major changes in February.

3. Portfolio Classification by Asset Class:  Changes were made in total asset class for this scheme by fund manager in the month of February 2018 giving more weightage to equity share. Equity share of total asset class has been increased from 31.53% to 34.34%. And share of debentures also reduce slightly from 18.26% to 18.05%.

4. Fund Manager : There is no change in the fund manager. This scheme is managed by

Ihab Dalwai since Jan 2018

  • Education: Mr. Dalwai is a Chartered Accountant.
  • Experience: He is associated with ICICI Prudential AMC since April 2011.

Manish Banthia since 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.

Rajat Chandak since Sep 2015

  • Education: Mr. Chandak is a B.Com (H) and MBA.
  • Experience: He has been associated with ICICI Prudential AMC since 2008.

Sankaran Naren since 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.

Tata Retirement Savings Fund – Moderate Plan

This is a Hybrid Equity Oriented Mutual Fund launched in November 1, 2011. It is a fund with moderately high risk and have given a return of 18.35 % since its launch.

Returns per annum over the years from this fund are :

Duration Returns
1 year  15.40 %
3 years  12.19 %
5 years  21.34 %

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Monthly change in portfolio of Tata Retirement Savings Fund – Moderate Plan:

1.Equity Shares Holding Analysis: Major changes made in equity share portfolio by fund manager in the month of February 2018 are as follows:

Name of the Instrument Industry Current % NAV % Change in quantity of shares Description
HDFC BANK LTD BANKS 4.17 118.52% 64000 additional shares are bought in Feb 2018
YES BANK LTD BANKS 3.87 16.38% 90000 additional shares are bought in Feb 2018
HOUSING DEVELOPMENT FINANCE LTD FINANCE 3.30 24.36% 19000 additional shares are bought in Feb 2018
LARSEN & TOUBRO LTD CONSTRUCTION PROJECT 3.27 8.2% 10000 additional shares are bought in Feb 2018
POWER GRID CORPORATION OF INDIA LTD POWER 3.04 24.43% 160000 additional shares are bought in Feb 2018
MARUTI SUZUKI INDIA LTD AUTO 2.61 14.65% 2000 additional shares are bought in Feb 2018
KOTAK MAHINDRA BANK LTD BANKS 2.23 12.37% 12000 additional shares are bought in Feb 2018
HINDUSTAN UNILEVER LTD CONSUMER NON DURABLES 2.11 13.25% 10000 additional shares are bought in Feb 2018
FUTURE RETAIL LTD RETAILING 2.11 10.18% 20000 additional shares are bought in Feb 2018
TATA ELXSI LTD SOFTWARE 1.78 13.89% 11000 additional shares are bought in Feb 2018
VOLTAS LTD CONSTRUCTION PROJECT 1.74 7.02% 10000 additional shares are bought in Feb 2018
FUTURE CONSUMER LTD RETAILING 1.72 14.99% 200000 additional shares are bought in Feb 2018
BAJAJ AUTO LTD AUTO 1.71 86.42% 14000 additional shares are bought in Feb 2018
TATA GLOBAL BEVERAGES LTD CONSUMER NON DURABLES 1.67 14.14% 40000 additional shares are bought in Feb 2018
ZEE ENTERTAINMENT ENTERPRISES LTD MEDIA & ENTERTAINMENT 1.66 12.19% 17000 additional shares are bought in Feb 2018
CEAT LTD AUTO ANCILLARIES 1.66 24.78% 11000 additional shares are bought in Feb 2018
BAJAJ FINSERV  LTD FINANCE 1.64 198.28% 11500 additional shares are bought in Feb 2018
ESCORTS LTD AUTO 1.59 -7.78% 8000 shares are sold in Feb 2018
SUN TV NETWORK LTD MEDIA & ENTERTAINMENT 1.56 5.91% 5000 additional shares are bought in Feb 2018
MAX FINANCIAL SERVICES LTD FINANCE 1.50 10.28% 15000 additional shares are bought in Feb 2018
ICICI PRUDENTIAL LIFE INSURANCE COMPANY LTD FINANCE 1.46 22.73% 35000 additional shares are bought in Feb 2018
ENGINEERS INDIA LTD CONSTRUCTION PROJECT 1.34 7.84% 30000 additional shares are bought in Feb 2018
RADICO KHAITAN LTD CONSUMER NON DURABLES 1.32 32.68% 50000 additional shares are bought in Feb 2018
BHARTI AIRTEL LTD TELECOM – SERVICES 1.31 18.12% 25000 additional shares are bought in Feb 2018
GRASIM INDUSTRIES LTD CEMENT 1.26 44.67% 18000 additional shares are bought in Feb 2018
DALMIA BHARAT LTD CEMENT 1.22 13.76% 3000 additional shares are bought in Feb 2018
MUTHOOT FINANCE LTD FINANCE 1.15 10.59% 15000 additional shares are bought in Feb 2018
MOTHERSON SUMI SYSTEMS LTD AUTO ANCILLARIES 0.90 New Investment 145000 Shares bought in Feb 2018 by Fund Manager
ULTRATECH CEMENT LTD CEMENT 0.83 10.42% 1000 additional shares are bought in Feb 2018
NILKAMAL LTD INDUSTRIAL PRODUCTS 0.81 27.44% 5500 additional shares are bought in Feb 2018
TIMKEN INDIA LTD INDUSTRIAL PRODUCTS 0.79 22.94% 10000 additional shares are bought in Feb 2018
TATA MOTORS LTD AUTO NA Dis investment 85000 shares sold completely
INFO EDGE (INDIA) LTD SOFTWARE NA Dis investment 35500 shares sold completely
D.B.CORP LTD MEDIA & ENTERTAINMENT NA Dis investment 75000 shares sold completely
PRAXIS HOME RETAIL LTD RETAILING NA Dis investment 8575 shares sold completely

Drastic changes has been made by the fund manager in the month of February 2018, to shares of many companies. Shares of 4 major companies are dis invested.

2. Debentures Holding Analysis: No Major changes made in debentures portfolio by fund manager in the month of February 2018.

3. Portfolio Classification by Asset Class: Major change made in total asset class for this scheme by fund manager in the month of February 2018 is in equity portfolio. Equity share of total asset class has been increased from 75.71% to 78.06%.

4. Fund Manager : There is no change in the fund manager. This scheme is managed by

Murthy Nagarajan since Apr 2017

  • Education: Mr. Nagarajan is a M.Com, ICWA and PGPMS.
  • Experience: Prior to joining Tata AMC he has worked with Quantum AMC as head fixed income, Mirae Asset Global Investment India Ltd.

Sonam Udasi since Apr 2016

  • Education: Mr. Udasi is a B.Com and also holds PGDM(Finance).
  • Experience: Prior to joining Tata AMC he was associated with ASK Raymond James (Jun 2005-Jan 2006) as Lead Analyst (Reporting to Head Research), JM Financial AMC (Feb 2006-June 2007) as Senior Analyst (Reporting to CIO), Prime Securities (Aug 2007-Oct 2008) as Head Research (Reporting to President), BRICS Securities (Nov 2008-Apr 2010) as Consumer Vertical (Reporting to Head Equities) and IDBI Capital Market Services Ltd (Jun 2010-March 2014) as Head Research (Reporting to Executive VP).

Aditya Birla Sun Life Balanced 95 

This is a Hybrid Equity Oriented Mutual Fund launched in February 10, 1995. It is a fund with moderately high risk and have given a return of 20.73 % since its launch.

Returns per annum over the years from this fund are :

Duration Returns
1 year  9.89 %
3 years  9.76 %
5 years  17.94 %

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Monthly change in portfolio of Aditya Birla Sun Life Balanced 95:

1.Equity Shares Holding Analysis: Major changes made in equity share portfolio by fund manager in the month of February 2018 are as follows:

Name of the Instrument Industry Current % NAV % Change in quantity of shares Description
HDFC Bank Limited Banks 0.0543499 11.18% 405000 additional shares are bought in Feb 2018
Larsen & Toubro Limited Construction Project 0.020551 21.62% 387000 additional shares are bought in Feb 2018
Maruti Suzuki India Limited Auto 0.0152221 26.29% 50000 additional shares are bought in Feb 2018
IndusInd Bank Limited Banks 0.0140375 -7.9% 100000 shares are sold in Feb 2018
ITC Limited Consumer Non Durables 0.0130641 -22.91% 2045000 shares are sold in Feb 2018
Bharat Electronics Limited Industrial Capital Goods 0.0117809 11.46% 1095800 additional shares are bought in Feb 2018
Tata Steel Limited Ferrous Metals 0.0106174 295.7% 1650000 additional shares are bought in Feb 2018
Aurobindo Pharma Limited Pharmaceuticals 0.0103905 9.25% 200000 additional shares are bought in Feb 2018
UPL Limited Pesticides 0.0098972 52.14% 650000 additional shares are bought in Feb 2018
Hindalco Industries Limited Non – Ferrous Metals 0.0088706 -7.35% 400000 shares are sold in Feb 2018
Kotak Mahindra Bank Limited Banks 0.0080599 -24.95% 343000 shares are sold in Feb 2018
Bharti Airtel Limited Telecom – Services 0.0079502 22.25% 471500 additional shares are bought in Feb 2018
Marico Limited Consumer Non Durables 0.0075735 117.86% 1857000 additional shares are bought in Feb 2018
Britannia Industries Limited Consumer Non Durables 0.0071982 18.42% 31300 additional shares are bought in Feb 2018
NCC Limited Construction Project 0.0071948 40.52% 2200000 additional shares are bought in Feb 2018
Bata India Limited Consumer Durables 0.0069433 8.15% 100000 additional shares are bought in Feb 2018
Finolex Cables Limited Industrial Products 0.0066388 67.79% 522500 additional shares are bought in Feb 2018
Chennai Petroleum Corporation Limited Petroleum Products 0.0059615 79.91% 1014000 additional shares are bought in Feb 2018
Mahindra & Mahindra Limited Auto 0.0058981 -12.4% 160000 shares are sold in Feb 2018
Dalmia Bharat Limited Cement 0.0058148 8.82% 25000 additional shares are bought in Feb 2018
Tata Chemicals Limited Chemicals 0.0052274 -16.18% 200000 shares are sold in Feb 2018
Axis Bank Limited Banks 0.0048648 542.5% 1085000 additional shares are bought in Feb 2018
MRF Limited Auto Ancillaries 0.0048612 48.59% 3025 additional shares are bought in Feb 2018
Sun TV Network Limited Media & Entertainment 0.0048248 -15.92% 137500 shares are sold in Feb 2018
NMDC Limited Minerals/Mining 0.0047835 14.78% 665000 additional shares are bought in Feb 2018
Crompton Greaves Consumer Electricals Limited Consumer Durables 0.0037614 -4.24% 100000 shares are sold in Feb 2018
Idea Cellular Limited Telecom – Services 0.0036407 New Investment 6060606 Shares bought in Feb 2018 by Fund Manager
Hindustan Zinc Limited Non – Ferrous Metals 0.0030739 -49.99% 1314381 shares are sold in Feb 2018
NLC India Limited Power 0.0008033 -13.4% 177000 shares are sold in Feb 2018
Reliance Nippon Life Asset Management Limited Finance NA Dis Investment 1928781 shares sold completely
ICICI Lombard General Insurance Company Limited Finance NA Dis Investment 664753 shares sold completely
Carborundum Universal Limited Industrial Products NA Dis Investment 875000 shares sold completely
Fortis Healthcare Limited Healthcare Services NA Dis Investment 1992000 shares sold completely

Very less drastic changes has been made by the fund manager in the month of February 2018, and that too concentrated to shares of few companies. Shares of Idea Cellular Limited were bought in this month, contributing very minimal share to current size of the fund. Shares of 4 major companies are dis invested.

2. Debentures Holding Analysis: Major changes made in debentures portfolio by fund manager in the month of February 2018 are as follows:

Debentures Sovereign Description
8.00% Indiabulls Housing Finance Limited (22/10/2021) ** CRISIL AAA 1750 New debentures bought
Indiabulls Housing Finance Limited (08/04/2021) (ZCB) ** CRISIL AAA 1000 New debentures bought
1.50% Housing Development Finance Corporation Limited (18/06/2020) ** CRISIL AAA 75 New debentures bought
7.45% Housing Development Finance Corporation Limited (14/06/2018) ** CRISIL AAA 75 New debentures bought
8.20% Cholamandalam Investment and Finance Company Limited (24/10/2019) ** ICRA AA 500 New debentures bought
7.80% Housing Development Finance Corporation Limited (11/11/2019) ** CRISIL AAA 50 New debentures bought
7.80% HDB Financial Services Limited (29/06/2020) ** CRISIL AAA 500 New debentures bought
7.25% PNB Housing Finance Limited (05/09/2019) ** CARE AAA 500 New debentures bought
7.62% Sundaram Finance Limited (16/12/2019) ** CRISIL AAA 300 New debentures bought
8.05% Mahindra & Mahindra Financial Services Limited (02/09/2019) ** IND AAA 250 New debentures bought

Fund manager of this fund has increased investment in debentures by investing in bonds of 10 companies as mentioned above.

3. Portfolio Classification by Asset Class: Major change made in total asset class for this scheme by fund manager in the month of February 2018 is in debt portfolio. Equity share of total asset class has been slightly decreased from 72.29% to 72.10%. Share of private companies debentures increased from 7.20% to 12.08%, while investment in government bonds decreased from 9.61% to 6.18%.

4. Fund Manager : There is no change in the fund manager. This scheme is managed by

Dhaval Shah since Nov 2016

  • Education: Mr.Shah has done B.Com. from University of Mumbai & MBA from Somaiya Institute of Management Studies & Research. He also holds CFA designation.
  • Experience: With over 6 years of investment experience, he has worked with Reliance Capital AMC prior joining Morgan Stanley.

Mahesh Patil since Jan 2014

  • Education: Mr. Patil is B.E (Electrical), MMS in Finance and Chartered Financial Accountant from ICFAI Hyderabad.
  • Experience: Prior to joining Birla Sun Life AMC he has worked with Reliance Infocom Ltd., Motilal Oswal Securities and Parag Parikh Financial Advisory Services Ltd.

Pranay Sinha since Aug 2015

  • Education: Mr. Sinha has done B.Tech in Aerospace Engg. from IIT Kharagpur and PGDM with Major in Finance from IIM Calcutta.
  • Experience: Prior to joining BSLAMC , he has worked with BNP Paribas Bank (October 2010 – August,2014) , Morgan Stanley Investment Management Pvt. Ltd. (March 2008 – October 2010) and ICICI Prudential Asset Management Co. Ltd. ( October 2005 – March 2008).

Reliance Regular Savings Fund – Balanced 

This is a Hybrid Equity Oriented Mutual Fund launched on June 08, 2005. It is a fund with moderately high risk and has given a return of 14.37 % since its launch.

Returns per annum over the years from this fund are :

Duration Returns
1 year 13.62 %
3 years 11 %
5 years 18.06 %

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Monthly change in portfolio of Reliance Regular Savings Fund:

1.Equity Shares Holding Analysis: Major changes made in equity share portfolio by fund manager in the month of February 2018 are as follows:

Name of the Instrument Industry Current % NAV % Change in quantity of shares Description
Bharat Financial Inclusion Limited Finance 3.59% 6.18% 252265 additional shares are bought in Feb 2018
ICICI Bank Limited Banks 3.54% -5.28% 779000 shares are sold in Feb 2018
Larsen & Toubro Limited Construction Project 3.39% 10.7% 308000 additional shares are bought in Feb 2018
Bharti Airtel Limited Telecom – Services 2.41% 35.97% 1844100 additional shares are bought in Feb 2018
JSW Steel Limited Ferrous Metals 1.89% 40.54% 2167400 additional shares are bought in Feb 2018
Tata Steel Limited Ferrous Metals 1.48% 36.55% 730833 additional shares are bought in Feb 2018
ITC Limited Consumer Non Durables 1.47% 48.72% 2248900 additional shares are bought in Feb 2018
Axis Bank Limited Banks 1.12% 20.76% 452800 additional shares are bought in Feb 2018
Motherson Sumi Systems Limited Auto Ancillaries 1.06% 11.18% 399500 additional shares are bought in Feb 2018
JSW Energy Limited Power 0.88% 8.8% 1091700 additional shares are bought in Feb 2018
Sadbhav Infrastructure Project Limited Construction Project 0.55% 5.1% 244830 additional shares are bought in Feb 2018
Hero MotoCorp Limited Auto 0.38% New Investment 129450 Shares bought in Feb 2018 by Fund Manager
Automotive Axles Limited Auto Ancillaries 0.17% -5.84% 8352 shares are sold in Feb 2018
Tata Steel Limited Partly Paid Up Share Ferrous Metals 0.03% New Investment 160000 Shares bought in Feb 2018 by Fund Manager

Very less drastic changes has been made by the fund manager in the month of February 2018, and that too concentrated to shares of few companies. Shares of two new companies were bought in this month, contributing very minimal share to current size of the fund.

2. Debentures Holding Analysis: Major changes made in debentures portfolio by fund manager in the month of February 2018 are as follows:

Debentures Sovereign % Change in quantity of shares
9.5% The South Indian Bank Limited ** CARE A+ New debentures bought
8.39% State Bank of India ** CRISIL AA+ New debentures bought
8.48% Bajaj Finance Limited FITCH AAA New debentures bought
8.75% Axis Bank Limited ** CRISIL AA+ 25% debentures sold
7.68% North Eastern Electric Power Corporation Limited ** ICRA AA 8.34% debentures sold
8.85% HDFC Bank Limited CRISIL AA+ New debentures bought
9.34% Allahabad Bank FITCH A New debentures bought
8.48% U.P. Power Corporation Limited ** FITCH AA(SO) 7.7% debentures sold
8.15% State Bank of India ** CRISIL AA+ New debentures bought
9.21% Punjab National Bank ** FITCH AA+ New debentures bought
8.45% Sundaram Finance Limited ** CRISIL AAA New debentures bought
8.48% U.P. Power Corporation Limited FITCH AA(SO) New debentures bought
9.5% The South Indian Bank Limited CARE A+ debentures sold fully
8.39% State Bank of India CRISIL AA+ debentures sold fully
8.48% Bajaj Finance Limited ** FITCH AAA debentures sold fully
8.85% HDFC Bank Limited ** CRISIL AA+ debentures sold fully
9.34% Allahabad Bank ** FITCH A debentures sold fully
9.21% Punjab National Bank FITCH AA+ debentures sold fully
8.45% Sundaram Finance Limited CRISIL AAA debentures sold fully

7 debentures were fully sold and 9 new debentures were bought by the fund manager in February 2018. 3 of debentures are partially sold.

3. Portfolio Classification by Asset Class: Very slight change made in total asset class for this scheme by fund manager in the month of February 2018. Equity share of total asset class has been decreased from 69.55% to 68.92%. And share of debentures also reduce slightly from 26.15% to 25.59%.

4. Fund Manager : There is no change in the fund manager. This scheme is managed by

Amit Tripathi  Since Aug 2010

  • Education: Mr. Tripathi is a B.Com (H) and PGDM.
  • Experience: Prior to joining Reliance Mutual Fund he has worked with New India Assurance Co. Ltd, Sun Invest Associates Ltd and CFS Financial Services Pvt. Ltd.

Sanjay Parekh since Apr 2012

  • Education: Mr. Parekh is a B.Com (H) and Chartered Accountant.
  • Experience: Prior to joining Reliance Mutual Fund he has worked with ICICI Prudential MF, Ask Investments Managers, Prabhudas Lilladher, Sunidhi Consultancy Services, Insight Asset Management and Capital Market Magazine.

Gold Fund

Gold funds are an excellent alternative to buying physical gold for investment purposes. Gold savings fund in simply a mutual fund that invest in Gold ETFs. These funds don’t invest on physical gold directly but through Gold ETFs. Lets see the changes made by fund managers, in the month of February 2018, in best funds of this category:

SBI Gold Fund

This is a Gold Savings fund launched on Sep 12, 2011. It is a fund with moderately high risk and has given a return of -1.47 % since its launch.

Returns per annum over the years from this fund are :

Duration Returns
1 year 3.96 %
3 years 2.71 %
5 years -0.91 %

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Monthly change in portfolio of SBI Gold Fund:

1.Holding Analysis: No major changes made in the portfolio by fund manager in the month of February 2018. Equity instrument of total asset class has been decreased from 99.76% to 99.76%.

Name of the Instrument Jan quantity Feb quantity % change in quantity  Description
SBI Gold Exchange Traded Scheme 14,15,093 13,71,593 -3 % 43500 shares were sold in feb 2018

2. Fund Manager : There is no change in the fund manager. This scheme is managed by

Raviprakash Sharma since Jan 2013

  • Education: Mr. Sharma is a B.Com (H), Chartered Accountant and CFA (USA).
  • Experience: Prior to joining SBI AMC he has worked with HDFC AMC, Citigroup Wealth Advisors India Pvt. Ltd, Kotak Securities, Times Investors Services Pvt. Ltd. and Birla Sun Life Securities.

Things to Remember

Don’t just run for returns from investment for investing in mutual funds. There are a lot of factors you should look into before selecting a fund which will match your investment goals.

Following the 3 things you should always remember before investing in Mutual Funds :

  • Higher rates: don’t blindly invest in the fund with the highest returns. Invest based on the duration you want to invest for.
  • Every person’s financial condition is different. Evaluate the funds you invest in yourself – don’t invest in a fund because of its popularity.
  • Review your investment from time to time but not too often. Once a few weeks is good enough.

Read More: 10 Tips on investing in Mutual Funds

To ensure that the fund is in good hands, choose a fund house having fund manager with a good amount of experience managing small/mid cap funds and associated with these funds for some good numbers of years.

To look at some of the best performing funds from every category of mutual funds, check out Groww 30 best mutual funds to invest in 2018.

Happy Investing!

Disclaimer: the views expressed here are those of the author and do not reflect those of Groww.