SBI Small Cap Fund Direct Growth is a small cap equity mutual fund scheme from SBI Mutual Fund. It was launched on January 1, 2013 and is currently managed by R. Srinivasan. SBI Small Cap Fund Direct Growth has a good track record of performance. The fund has outperformed its benchmark, the S&P BSE 250 SmallCap Total Return Index, in the long term.
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The SBI Small Cap Fund Direct-Growth, managed by SBI Mutual Fund, falls under the Small Cap category of mutual funds. This fund has been operational for a period of about 10 years, commencing on January 1st, 2013. As of September 30th, 2023, it oversees assets worth ₹20,912 Crores, positioning it as a medium-sized fund in its category. With an expense ratio of 0.69%, it aligns closely with the typical charges levied by other Small Cap funds.
Over the past year, the SBI Small Cap Fund Direct-Growth has demonstrated returns of 17.72%. Since its inception, it has delivered an average annual return of 25.76%.
Highlights of the SBI Small Cap Fund Direct Growth:
The SBI Small Cap Fund Direct-Growth scheme demonstrates commendable consistency in delivering returns, aligning it with the performance of most funds in its category. Moreover, its ability to mitigate losses in a declining market surpasses the industry average.
This fund allocates the majority of its assets towards the Services, Capital Goods, Consumer Discretionary, Metals & Mining, and Chemicals sectors. It maintains more exposure in Services and Capital Goods sectors compared to its peers in the category.
The fund's top five holdings encompass significant positions in Nifty 50, Blue Star Ltd., SBFC Finance Ltd., Kalpataru Projects International Ltd., and Carborundum Universal Ltd.
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|Fund House||SBI Mutual Fund|
|Date of Incorporation||1 January 2013|
|Total AUM||₹20,912 Cr|
|Fund Benchmark||S&P BSE 250 SmallCap TRI|
|NAV of the Fund||₹151.72|
|Min. SIP Investment||₹500|
|Returns since inception||25.74% p.a.|
|Risk Level||Very High|
|Investment Objective||The scheme seeks to provide investors with opportunities for long-term growth in capital along with the liquidity of an open-ended scheme by investing predominantly in a well diversified basket of equity stocks of small cap companies.|
|Top Fund Managers||R. Srinivasan- Nov '13 - Present
Mohit Jain- Nov '17 - Present
|As on 8th October 2023||1 Year||3 Years||5 Years||10 Years|
The top 10 holdings of the fund are:
|Blue Star Ltd.||3.33%|
|SBFC Finance Ltd.||2.95%|
|Kalpataru Projects International Ltd.||2.84%|
|Carborundum Universal Ltd.||2.68%|
|Finolex Industries Ltd.||2.68%|
|Lemon Tree Hotels Ltd.||2.61%|
|CMS Info Systems Ltd.||2.59%|
|Chalet Hotels Ltd.||2.56%|
|V-Guard Industries Ltd.||2.56%|
|Krishna Institute of Medical Sciences Ltd||2.36%|
*All savings are provided by the insurer as per the IRDAI approved insurance plan. Standard T&C Apply
The equity sector allocation of the fund is as follows:
|Metals & Mining||7.8%|
|Exit Load||Exit load of 1% (redeemed within 1 year)|
|Stamp Duty||0.005% (from July 1st, 2020)|
If you redeem your investment before one year, the returns will be subject to a 15% tax. However, if you hold it for over a year, you'll need to pay a 10% Long-Term Capital Gains (LTCG) tax on returns exceeding Rs 1 lakh in a financial year.
*All savings are provided by the insurer as per the IRDAI approved insurance
*Tax benefit is subject to changes in tax laws. Standard T&C Apply
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