Top 5 Small Cap Mid Cap Mutual Funds – 60% return last year

Best Performing Small Cap Mid Cap Mutual Funds

Mutual Fund is one of the best investment options for the wealth generation. Mutual funds can even surpass the return given by model stock portfolio of stock market experts. You may be surprised to note that there are 5 mutual funds that have generated above 60% absolute return in last one year. If you could have invested any one of them you could have generated big corpus by now.

For Example – One year back if you had started investing Rs 1,000 every month in SBI Small and Mid Cap Fund-Direct Plan (G), you would have seen your investment growing multi-fold by now. SBI Small and Mid Cap Fund-Direct Plan (G) have given 80% return in last one year.

From above example, it can be clearly said that mutual fund is one of the best investment options for the wealth creation. However, it is very tough to identify a mutual fund that will help you in fulfilling your financial goals. You need to consider multiple factors while picking up a good mutual fund for the investment.

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Steps to follow for the selection of Mutual Fund

Step 1 – Identify your investment objective, time horizon, and risk appetite.

Step 2 – Based on your risk appetite select the category of fund debt, equity or hybrid.

Step 3 – After identification of category identify right scheme based on following factors.

  • Past performance of scheme
  • Comparison with peer and benchmark
  • Scheme Size
  • Expense ratio
  • Performance during poor market scenario
  • Fund house reputation
  • Mutual fund rank

Now let’s take a look at Top 5 Small-Mid Cap Mutual Funds that gave up to 60% return last year.

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Top 5 Small Cap Mid Cap Mutual Funds

SBI Small and Mid Cap Fund-Direct Plan (G)

AUM – Rs 943 Cr

1 Year Return – 80%

Top Holding – West life Dev, Relaxo Footwear, Kirloskar India, Hawkins Cooker

SBI Small and Mid Cap Fund-Direct Plan (G) scheme seek to generate income and long-term capital appreciation by investing in a diversified portfolio of predominantly equity and equity-related securities small & midcap companies. Subscription to this fund is temporary suspended. This fund is managed by an experienced fund manager. The expense ratio of this fund is very low. 

L&T Emerging Businesses Fund-Direct Plan (G)

AUM –  3586 Cr

1 Year Return – 65.9%

Top Holding – The Ramco Cements, HEG, Aarti Industries, Rane holdings, Carborundum Universal Ltd

L&T Emerging Business is relatively new fund. The basic objective of this fund is to generate capital appreciation from a diversified portfolio of equity and debt. 

Reliance Small Cap Fund-Direct Plan (G)

AUM – Rs 6371 Cr

1 Year Return – 63.8%

Top Holding – VIP Industries, Navin Fluorine, Deepak Nitrite

Reliance Small Cap Fund-Direct Plan (G) scheme seeks to generate income and long-term capital appreciation by investing in small-cap companies. The historical performance of this mutual fund is very good. The expense ratio of this fund is very low. 

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HDFC Small Cap Fund-Direct Plan (G)

AUM –  2151 Cr

1 Year Return – 61.7%

Top Holding – Sonata Software, Aarti Industries, KEC International, Dilip Buildcon

HDFC Small Cap Fund-Direct Plan (G) aims to provide long-term capital appreciation by investing predominantly in Small-cap and Mid-cap companies. This fund is managed by an experienced fund manager. It is a good fund for investment. 

IDFC Sterling Equity Fund-Direct Plan (G)

AUM –  2302 Cr

1 Year Return – 61.8%

Top Holding – Future Retail, Minda Industries, The Ramco Cements, KEC International, Bajaj Finance

IDFC Sterling Equity Fund-Direct Plan (G) invest in small-cap and mid-cap stocks. The expense ratio of this fund is very low. This fund has given very good returns to the investors in the past. 

Summary – Top 5 Small-Mid Cap Mutual Funds 

 Mid Cap Mutual Funds

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Article by Raviraj

Raviraj is the man behind moneyexcel.com. He is graduate in finance, engaged in blogging since 6 years. Moneyexcel blog is ranked as one of the Top 10 Personal Finance Blog in India. He is not affiliated with any financial product, service provider, agent or broker. The purpose of this blog is to spread financial awareness and help people in achieving excellence for money. Please note that the views expressed on this Blog/Comments are clarifications meant for reference and guidance of the readers to explore further on the topics. These should not be construed as investment advice or legal opinion.

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