Nippon India Small Cap Fund v HDFC Small Cap Fund

Nippon India Small Cap Fund – Growth

This fund is characterized by its strategic focus on smaller, emerging companies that offer high growth prospects. Known for its dynamic management and ability to adapt to market changes, the fund aims to generate substantial returns over a medium to long-term period.

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HDFC Small Cap Fund – Growth

The fund’s portfolio is heavily weighted towards small-cap stocks, reflecting its commitment to uncovering high-growth opportunities in this segment. Managed with a disciplined approach to stock selection and portfolio construction, the fund seeks to deliver superior returns over a longer investment horizon.

Fund Overview

Attribute Nippon India Small Cap Fund – Growth HDFC Small Cap Fund – Growth
Fund House Nippon India Mutual Fund HDFC Mutual Fund
NAV (as of 06-Jun-2024) ₹157.1096 ₹124.693
Crisil Rank 4 (Above average performance) 4 (Above average performance)
Fund Size ₹50,422.78 Cr ₹29,685.32 Cr
Expense Ratio 1.47% 1.6%
Risk-O-Meter Very High Very High

Investment Composition

Attribute Nippon India Small Cap Fund – Growth HDFC Small Cap Fund – Growth
Domestic Equities 95.54% 91.28%
Large Cap Stocks 6.53% 4.06%
Mid Cap Stocks 11.22% 3.48%
Small Cap Stocks 54.39% 66.7%
Others 23.4% 17.04%
Debt 0% 0%
Portfolio Turnover Ratio 23.00% 10.80%

Performance Comparison

Period Nippon India Small Cap Fund – Growth HDFC Small Cap Fund – Growth
1 Week 0.96% 1.50%
1 Month 2.93% 0.84%
3 Months 11.12% 4.50%
6 Months 17.54% 10.77%
YTD 12.88% 7.55%
1 Year 50.09% 37.88%
2 Years 95.44% 85.38%
3 Years 128.50% 99.43%
5 Years 288.06% 188.54%
10 Years 783.37% 494.17%
Since Inception 1471.10% (22.21% annualized) 1146.93% (16.87% annualized)

Risk Ratios

Risk Ratio Nippon India Small Cap Fund – Growth HDFC Small Cap Fund – Growth
Standard Deviation 15.46 (High volatility) 15.32 (High volatility)
Beta 0.86 (High volatility) 0.86 (High volatility)
Sharpe Ratio 1.45 (Better risk-adjusted returns) 1.17 (Better risk-adjusted returns)
Treynor’s Ratio 0.26 (Better risk-adjusted returns) 0.21 (Better risk-adjusted returns)
Jensen’s Alpha 7.16 (Better risk-adjusted returns) 2.96 (Better risk-adjusted returns)

Tax Treatment

Tax Type Nippon India Small Cap Fund – Growth HDFC Small Cap Fund – Growth
Long Term 10% if gains > ₹1 lakh 10% if gains > ₹1 lakh
Short Term 15% 15%

 

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