Franklin India Smaller Companies Fund-Direct(IDCW)


Small Cap Fund
  • NAV 54.89 (0.20%)
  • Fund Size (Cr) ₹11833.66
  • Expense Ratio 0.93
  • Scheme Type Active Fund
  • Value Research Stars
  • Minimum investment ₹5000
  • Minimum Additional Investment ₹1000
  • Minimum SIP Investment ₹100
  • Minimum Withdrawal ₹1000
  • Exit Load 1%
  • Return Since Launch 22.75%

Basic Details

Scheme Manager
R Janakiraman
Bench Mark
Nifty Smallcap 250 TRI
Type
OPEN

Lumpsum Returns

  • Period Invested For
  • ₹10000 Invested on
  • Latest Value
  • Absolute Returns
  • Annualised Returns
  • Category Avg
  • Rank within Category
  • 1 Week
  • 23-Feb-24
  • 9984.68
  • -0.15%
  • -
  • -0.61%
  • 12/110
  • 1 Month
  • 01-Feb-24
  • 10149.74
  • 1.50%
  • -
  • 0.21%
  • 16/110
  • 3 Month
  • 01-Dec-23
  • 10926.68
  • 9.27%
  • -
  • 8.33%
  • 29/106
  • 6 Month
  • 01-Sep-23
  • 12109.35
  • 21.09%
  • -
  • 17.76%
  • 22/100
  • 1 Year
  • 01-Mar-23
  • 15750.30
  • 57.50%
  • 57.50%
  • 50.70%
  • 21/100
  • 3 Year
  • 01-Mar-21
  • 22977.38
  • 129.77%
  • 31.96%
  • 29.99%
  • 24/92
  • 5 Year
  • 01-Mar-19
  • 31222.09
  • 212.22%
  • 25.57%
  • 27.65%
  • 58/78
  • Since Inception
  • 01-Jan-13
  • 98735.15
  • 887.35%
  • 22.75%
  • 22.66%
  • 52/110

Note: Lumpsum Returns since Inception Date.

SIP Returns

  • Period Invested For
  • ₹10000 Invested on
  • Investments
  • Latest Value
  • Absolute Returns
  • Annualised Returns
  • 1 Year
  • 03-Apr-23
  • 120000
  • 395864.17
  • 229.89%
  • 229.89%
  • 3 Year
  • 01-Apr-21
  • 360000
  • 1394776.11
  • 287.44%
  • 57.06%
  • 5 Year
  • 01-Apr-19
  • 600000
  • 3034031.92
  • 405.67%
  • 38.28%
  • 10 Year
  • 01-Apr-14
  • 1200000
  • 6608898.45
  • 450.74%
  • 18.60%

Note: SIP Returns since Inception Date.

Tax Treatment

If sold after 1 year from purchase date, long term capital gain tax will be applicable. Current tax rate is 10%, if your total long term capital gain exceeds 1 lakh. Any cess/surcharge is not included.If sold before 1 year from purchase date, short term capital gain tax will be applicable. Current tax rate is 15%. Any cess/surcharge is not included in the 15%.

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Risk Ratios

  • Standard Deviation
    4.25%
  • Beta
    0.75%
  • Sharpe Ratio
    1.79%
  • Treynor’s Ratio
    0.26%
  • Jension’s Alpha
    6.85%

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Top 10 stock holding in portfolio

  • Stock Invested in
  • % of Total Holdings
  • Quantity
  • Value (Cr)
  • Asset Type
  • Segment
  • Brigade Enterpr.
  • 4.24%
  • 4893625
  • 501.72
  • Equity
  • Realty
  • Equitas Sma. Fin
  • 4.21%
  • 48064081
  • 498.66
  • Equity
  • Banks
  • Multi Comm. Exc.
  • 2.75%
  • 954140
  • 325.75
  • Equity
  • Miscellaneous
  • Deepak Nitrite
  • 2.70%
  • 1387967
  • 320.05
  • Equity
  • Chemicals
  • Kalyan Jewellers
  • 2.59%
  • 8763469
  • 306.90
  • Equity
  • Diamond, Gems and Jewellery
  • Karur Vysya Bank
  • 2.58%
  • 15398917
  • 305.44
  • Equity
  • Banks
  • KPIT Technologi.
  • 2.45%
  • 1872610
  • 290.40
  • Equity
  • IT - Software
  • J B Chem & Pharm
  • 2.26%
  • 1588976
  • 267.58
  • Equity
  • Pharmaceuticals
  • Sobha
  • 2.25%
  • 1840334
  • 266.43
  • Equity
  • Realty
  • Jyothy Labs
  • 2.25%
  • 5163765
  • 266.01
  • Equity
  • FMCG

Peer Comparison

  • Scheme Name
  • Value Research
  • Asset Size (Cr)
  • 1M
  • 3M
  • 6M
  • 1Y
  • 3Y
  • Franklin India Smaller Companies Fund-Direct(IDCW)
  • Stars
  • 11833.66
  • 1.50%
  • 9.27%
  • 21.09%
  • 57.50%
  • 31.96%
  • Bandhan Small Cap Fund - Direct (G)
  • Stars
  • 4289.96
  • 0.48%
  • 16.25%
  • 31.14%
  • 75.07%
  • 32.07%
  • Bandhan Small Cap Fund - Direct (IDCW)
  • Stars
  • 4289.96
  • 0.48%
  • 16.24%
  • 31.15%
  • 74.61%
  • 31.93%
  • Quant Small Cap Fund - Direct (G)
  • Stars
  • 15663.84
  • 1.85%
  • 21.49%
  • 31.29%
  • 72.69%
  • 45.41%
  • Quant Small Cap Fund - Direct (IDCW)
  • Stars
  • 15663.84
  • 1.85%
  • 21.49%
  • 31.29%
  • 72.69%
  • 45.37%
  • Mahindra Manulife Small Cap Fund - Direct (G)
  • Stars
  • 3502.84
  • -1.08%
  • 12.14%
  • 25.33%
  • 70.82%
  • -

News

  • Franklin Templeton Mutual Fund Announces change in benchmark under its scheme Franklin Templeton Mutual Fund has announced changes in the benchmark indices below. The mentioned schemes shall stand changed effective March 9, 2024.

    Changes in Benchmark Index:

    Scheme Name Existing Benchmark New Benchmark
    Franklin Asian Equity Fund MSCI Asia (Ex-Japan) Standard Index 75% MSCI Asia (Ex-Japan) Standard Index + 25% Nifty 500 Index

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  • Franklin Templeton MF Announces Income Distribution cum Capital Withdrawal (IDCW) under its schemes Franklin Templeton Mutual Fund has announced 25 January 2024 as the record date for declaration of Income Distribution cum Capital Withdrawal (IDCW) under the following schemes. The amount of IDCW (Rs per unit) on the face value of Rs 10 per unit will be:

    Franklin India Bluechip Fund ? IDCW Option: 4.000

    Franklin India Bluechip Fund ? Direct ? IDCW Option: 4.500

    Franklin India ELSS Tax Saver Fund ? IDCW Option: 3.750

    Franklin India ELSS Tax Saver Fund ? Direct ? IDCW Option: 4.500

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  • Franklin Templeton MF Announces Income Distribution cum Capital Withdrawal (IDCW) under its schemes Franklin Templeton Mutual Fund has announced 19 January 2024 as the record date for declaration of Income Distribution cum Capital Withdrawal (IDCW) under the following schemes. The amount of IDCW (Rs per unit) on the face value of Rs 10 per unit will be:

    Franklin India Dynamic Asset Allocation Fund of Funds ? IDCW Option: 0.750

    Franklin India Dynamic Asset Allocation Fund of Funds ? Direct ? IDCW Option: 0.900

    Franklin India Debt Hybrid Fund ? Monthly IDCW Option: 0.085

    Franklin India Debt Hybrid Fund ? Direct ? Monthly IDCW Option: 0.095

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Fund House Details & Investment Objective

  • Date of Incorporation 01-Jan-2013
  • Total AUM (Cr) ₹11833.66

Franklin India Smaller Companies Fund-Direct(IDCW) is an Small Cap Fund-oriented fund from the renowned AMC, Franklin Templeton Mutual Fund. Launched in Jan 2013, this fund is managed by R Janakiraman. With assets under management (AUM) worth ₹11833.66 (Cr), as of 04-Mar-2024, Franklin India Smaller Companies Fund-Direct(IDCW) is categorized as a Small Cap Fund within its segment. The fund has generated a return of 22.75% since its launch.
The current NAV of Franklin India Smaller Companies Fund-Direct(IDCW) is ₹54.89, as on 04-Mar-2024. The fund’s benchmark index is Nifty Smallcap 250 TRI. You can invest in Franklin India Smaller Companies Fund-Direct(IDCW) via both lumpsum and SIP modes. The minimum SIP amount in the fund is ₹100 while the minimum lumpsum investment is ₹5000.
Being an open-ended fund, you can exit the fund anytime subject to applicable exit loads:
1.00% - If redeemed on or before limit shall be 1 year from the date of allotment Nil - If redeemed after 1 year from the date of allotment.
The fund has generated 31.96% and 25.57% CAGR in the last 3 and 5 years respectively.

The fund aims to provide long-term capital appreciation and growth, by investing in a mix of financial instruments 93.81% in Equity, 0.21% in Debt and 5.98% in cash and cash equivalents
The top 5 sectors the fund invests in are: 13.00% in Banks, 6.85% in Consumer Durables, 6.75% in Industrial Products, 6.49% in Realty and 5.82% in Cash & Others.

FAQs on Franklin India Smaller Companies Fund-Direct(IDCW)

Franklin India Smaller Companies Fund-Direct(IDCW) is a popular fund in the Small Cap Fund segment. The fund has generated a return of 22.75% since inception. Looking to invest in Franklin India Smaller Companies Fund-Direct(IDCW)? How about earning 1% extra return? All this is possible with m.Stock! Investing in Franklin India Smaller Companies Fund-Direct(IDCW) is super easy and convenient with m.Stock. Here’s how you can begin:

  • Login to your m.Stock account. If you do not have an account, open m.Stock Demat account and enjoy 1% extra returns plus Zero Brokerage across products for life.
  • In the ‘Menu’ section, under ‘Products’, select ‘Mutual Funds’ .
  • In the search bar, enter the fund name, in this case, Franklin India Smaller Companies Fund-Direct(IDCW)
  • On the top right corner you’ll see two options – Lumpsum and SIP. You can choose either based on your risk appetite and available investible corpus.
  • If you choose to invest a Lumpsum: Enter amount, select payment mode (UPI or Netbanking), and click on ‘invest a lumpsum’. Make the payment and your lumpsum investment is complete.
  • If you choose the SIP route, then enter SIP amount, SIP date, and set up ‘Autopay’ facility.

So, why wait? Invest in Franklin India Smaller Companies Fund-Direct(IDCW) today and reap the benefits of this Small Cap Fund fund!

In the short term, i.e., 1 year, Franklin India Smaller Companies Fund-Direct(IDCW) has generated annualised return of 57.50%. In the long-term, the fund has generated 31.96% and 25.57% in 3 and 5 years respectively. Since its inception, the fund has generated 22.75% returns.

The expense ratio of Franklin India Smaller Companies Fund-Direct(IDCW) Direct Growth is 0.93%. Expense ratio is the fees payable by investors of the scheme towards management, research and overall upkeep of the fund. The higher the expense ratio, the lower is the in-hand return for the investor. Expense ratio for direct plans is lower than regular plans, making them ideal for investors.

The Assets Under Management (AUM) of Franklin India Smaller Companies Fund-Direct(IDCW) is ₹11833.66 (Cr) as of 04 March 2024. AUM shows the fund’s popularity and is often indicative of fund strength.

Redeeming or selling units of Franklin India Smaller Companies Fund-Direct(IDCW) is relatively simple. But before you redeem, ensure that the fund has completed the minimum lock-in period else you will be charged an exit load.

To redeem from Franklin India Smaller Companies Fund-Direct(IDCW):

  • Login to your m.Stock account
  • In portfolio, your mutual fund investments will be visible under ‘MF’
  • Select the fund you wish to redeem from (in this case Franklin India Smaller Companies Fund-Direct(IDCW)).
  • Click on ‘Redeem’ button
  • You have 2 options – redeem by units and redeem by value (you can only redeem free units)
  • Select units to be redeemed and click on submit.
  • Redemption value will be credited to your account in 2-3 working days (as per timelines set by SEBI).

Yes, you can invest both lumpsum and SIP in Franklin India Smaller Companies Fund-Direct(IDCW). Minimum lumpsum investment Franklin India Smaller Companies Fund-Direct(IDCW) is ₹5000 and minimum SIP amount is ₹100. Lumpsum option is ideal for investors with higher investible corpus and market experience. SIP option is recommended for retail investors who do not have the time or expertise to time the market.

The latest NAV (Net Asset Value) of Franklin India Smaller Companies Fund-Direct(IDCW) is ₹54.89 as on 04 March 2024.

The 5 biggest stock holdings of Franklin India Smaller Companies Fund-Direct(IDCW) are:
Brigade Enterpr. (4.24%), Equitas Sma. Fin (4.21%), Multi Comm. Exc. (2.75%), Deepak Nitrite (2.70%), Kalyan Jewellers (2.59%)

A majority of Franklin India Smaller Companies Fund-Direct(IDCW) 's AUM worth ₹11833.66 (Cr) is invested in these 3 top sectors:

  • Banks: 13%
  • Consumer Durables: 6.85%
  • Industrial Products: 6.75%

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