HDFC Balanced Fund

Balanced Fund
High Risk
Launch Date: 08-09-2010
AUM: ₹6812 Cr
Assets under management (AUM) is the total market value of the investments that a person or entity manages on behalf of clients. Assets under management definitions and formulas vary by company.
NAV: ₹36.36
NAV, or Net Asset Value, is the value of an investment fund’s assets minus its liabilities. It is calculated by dividing the total value of the fund’s assets by the number of outstanding shares. It is used as an indicator of a fund’s performance and can be compared to its previous NAVs.
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10.36% Annual returns
Balanced Fund
Performance Graph
As on 19/07/2024
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Fund Definition: Dynamic Equity exposure to enhance the returns while the Debt allocation reduces the volatility of returns
HDFC Balanced Fund

The HDFC Balanced Fund is a hybrid fund. This fund was launched on 8 September, 2010 and has been in operation for 13 years. The assets under management (AUM) of HDFC Balanced Fund currently are ₹7445.66 Cr as of July 31, 2023 and the current NAV is ₹32.227.

HDFC Balanced Fund has a 61.11% to equity, allowing it to adapt to changing market trends and maximize returns. Over the last 1 year, the fund has provided an impressive annualised return of 11.68%.

Highlights of the HDFC Balanced  Fund:

  • HDFC Balanced Fund aims to provide consistent returns, surpassing many other funds within its category. It has demonstrated above-average skills in minimizing losses during market downturns
  • The equity part of the fund focuses on sectors like Financial Service Activities, Coke & Refined Petroleum, Pharmaceuticals, Chemical Products. 
  • The top 5 holdings of the fund are ICICI Bank Ltd., Reliance Industries Limited, HDFC Bank Ltd., Infosys Limited, and Axis Bank Limited.
  • HDFC Balanced Fund is suitable for investors seeking a dynamic asset allocation strategy with the potential for consistent returns and controlled losses in varying market conditions.
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Asset Allocation
As on 30/06/2024
Equity holding
Debt holding
Cash holding
Sector Allocation
As on 30/06/2024
Consumer Staples
Metals & Mining
Consumer Discretionary
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AUM (Assets under management)
As on 31/07/2023
₹ 4,550.39 Cr
₹ 2,724.28 Cr
MMI & Others:
₹ 170.99 Cr
Fund Manager(s)
As on 31/07/2023
Mr Pranav Parekh
Funds Managed
(0 Equity, 6 Debt, 9 Hybrid)
Mr Abhishek Agarwal
Funds Managed
(0 Equity, 0 Debt, 22 Hybrid)

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Small Cap
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Asset Allocation
Money Fund
Non-Current Assets
Net Asset Value (NAV)

The current price of one unit of a fund, calculated by dividing the total value of the fund's assets by the number of units in circulation.

Hybrid Fund

A hybrid fund is an investment vehicle that combines different asset classes, in a single portfolio to provide diversification and manage risk for investors.

Assets Under Management (AUM)

AUM refers to the combined value of investments, including money and other assets, overseen by a financial firm or fund manager on behalf of clients. It shows the total funds managed and the decision-making authority of the company.

Fund Manager

A professional responsible for making investment decisions and managing a collection of assets within a fund.

Systematic Investment Plan (SIP)

SIP involves consistently investing fixed amounts at specified intervals to build wealth over time. (A tool known as SIP Calculator assists in estimating potential returns.)


An asset class denoting ownership in a company. Purchasing shares or stocks provides partial ownership. If the company prospers and profits increase, your shares can gain value, offering profit opportunities.


Debt occurs when an entity like a government borrows money and commits to repaying the borrowed sum with interest over a period.

Relative Strength Index (RSI)

RSI is a tool measuring the pace of price changes. It aids in identifying overbought or oversold market conditions.

Debt Fund

A fund investing in debt instruments, like bonds and money market securities.

Large Cap

In the Indian stock market, large cap companies possess substantial market share values. They usually rank among the top 100 listed firms, showcasing their established financial strength.

Mid Cap

Mid cap firms fall between large cap and small cap enterprises in terms of market capitalization. This indicates moderate total share value and a balance between growth potential and presence on the Indian stock exchange.

Small Cap

Small cap companies have comparatively lower total share values and often rank beyond the top 250 listed companies. They represent emerging or specialized players in the Indian stock market, offering elevated growth prospects along with associated risks.

Money Market Funds

Investment funds concentrating on short-term debt securities, crafted to provide stability and liquidity to investors.

Asset Allocation

Asset allocation involves dividing investments into various categories like funds, shares, and bonds to mitigate risk and enhance financial objectives.

Money Fund

A fund type that invests in short-term debt instruments such as treasury bills and commercial paper. These funds are considered low-risk investments.

Non-Current Assets

Business-owned assets not quickly convertible into cash within a short duration (one year). Non-current assets typically encompass long-term investments like bonds and stocks, tangible assets such as property, and intangible assets like patents and copyrights.

Frequently Asked Questions
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The HDFC Balanced Fund was established 13 years ago and has delivered average annual returns as follows:
1 year return: 11.68%.
3 years return: 14.13%
Since Inception: 9.49%
The AUM of HDFC Balanced Advantage Fund is ₹7445.66 Cr .
As of July 31, 2023, the current NAV of HDFC Balanced Fund is ₹32.227.
The HDFC Balanced Advantage Mutual Fund and the HDFC Balanced Fund are two distinct financial products. Each serves a different purpose and caters to different investment needs.
The HDFC Balanced Fund offers a unique blend of investment and insurance, combining the benefits of both worlds to provide investors with a comprehensive solution.
The fund can invest in a mix of instruments, including equities of companies across market segments and fixed income instruments, money market instruments, cash, deposits, and liquid mutual funds.
Yes, the fund's objective of achieving long-term capital growth makes it suitable for investors with a long-term investment horizon.
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