DSP Small Cap Fund - Growth - Direct Plan

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Fund Objective

The primary investment objective is to seek to generate long term capital appreciation from a portfolio that is substantially constituted of equity and equity related securities of small cap companies. From time to time, the fund manager will also seek participation in other equity and equity related securities to achieve optimal portfolio construction. There is no assurance that the investment objective of the Scheme will be realized.

Fund Performance

Scheme Name 1-Month Return (%) 3-Month Return (%) 1-Year Return (%) 3-Year Return (%) 5-Year Return (%) Since Inception
DSP Small Cap Fund - Direct Plan - Growth 1.97 -2.99 -2.13 -1.28 11.01 17.62
NIFTY 50 - TRI 1.98 4.01 3.99 14.97 14.08 13.54
S&P BSE Small-Cap 1.80 -3.18 -8.02 -0.38 4.94 18.11
S&P BSE Small-Cap - TRI 1.90 -2.60 -7.07 0.45 5.85 5.53

Returns upto 1 year is Absolute, and above 1 year are Compounded Annualised

Peer Fund Comparison

Scheme Name Launch Date Ratings 1-Year Return (%) 3-Year Return (%) 5-Year Return (%) Expense Ratio (%) Assets (Cr.)
DSP Small Cap Fund - Direct Plan - Growth Dec 31, 2012 Unrated -2.13 -1.28 11.01 1.15 4,773.08
HDFC Small Cap Fund - Direct Growth Plan Jan 01, 2013 -4.97 8.55 12.87 0.89 8,844.54
Nippon India Small Cap Fund - Direct Plan Growth Plan - Growth Option Jan 01, 2013 -3.25 7.06 12.73 1.25 8,114.33
Franklin India Smaller Companies Fund - Direct - Growth Jan 01, 2013 Unrated -3.34 1.30 10.48 1.03 7,004.97
SBI Small Cap Fund - Direct Plan - Growth Jan 01, 2013 8.43 12.10 19.25 1.03 2,703.66
Aditya Birla Sun Life Small Cap Fund - Growth - Direct Plan Jan 01, 2013 Unrated -7.48 -0.66 9.58 1.17 2,237.27

Fund Holdings as on 31-August-2019

  • TREPS / Reverse Repo Investments / Corporate Debt Repo

  • IPCA Laboratories Limited

  • DCB Bank Limited

  • Atul Limited

  • SRF Limited

  • APL Apollo Tubes Limited

  • Finolex Cables Limited

  • K.P.R. Mill Limited

  • Navin Fluorine International Limited

  • Welspun India Limited

  • Ratnamani Metals & Tubes Limited

  • Cera Sanitaryware Limited

  • Kalpataru Power Transmission Limited

  • Finolex Industries Limited

  • Nilkamal Limited

  • Manappuram Finance Limited

  • JB Chemicals & Pharmaceuticals Limited

  • Aarti Industries Limited

  • GHCL Limited

  • Siyaram Silk Mills Limited

  • VST Industries Limited

  • Chambal Fertilizers & Chemicals Limited

  • Sharda Cropchem Limited

  • Varroc Engineering Limited

  • Shoppers Stop Limited

  • Vardhman Textiles Limited

  • Sheela Foam Limited

  • Suprajit Engineering Limited

  • INOX Leisure Limited

  • Swaraj Engines Limited

  • Mold-Tek Packaging Limited

  • Tube Investments of India Limited

  • Subros Limited

  • La Opala RG Limited

  • Dhanuka Agritech Limited

  • Repco Home Finance Limited

  • Muthoot Capital Services Limited

  • Techno Electric & Engineering Company Limited

  • Voltamp Transformers Limited

  • Aarti Drugs Limited

  • Triveni Turbine Limited

  • Amber Enterprises India Limited

  • Majesco Limited

  • Kajaria Ceramics Limited

  • KNR Constructions Limited

  • Star Cement Limited

  • Somany Ceramics Limited

  • Equitas Holdings Limited

  • LT Foods Limited

  • Prism Johnson Limited

  • Sandhar Technologies Limited

  • Triveni Engineering & Industries Limited

  • Amrutanjan Health Care Limited

  • Kalyani Steels Limited

  • S. P. Apparels Limited

  • Karur Vysya Bank Limited

  • Himatsingka Seide Limited

  • Kirloskar Ferrous Industries Ltd.

  • Lumax Auto Technologies Limited

  • Sterlite Technologies Limited

  • UFO Moviez India Limited

  • Maharashtra Seamless Limited

  • Jamna Auto Industries Limited

  • Srikalahasthi Pipes Limited

  • Vardhman Special Steels Limited

  • eClerx Services Limited

  • Fiem Industries Limited

  • Dwarikesh Sugar Industries Limited

  • Oriental Carbon & Chemicals Limited

  • Plastiblends India Limited

  • IFGL Refractories Limited

  • Sun Pharma Advanced Research Company Limited

  • Arti Surfactants Limited^

  • Kewal Kiran Clothing Limited

  • CL Educate Limited

  • Skipper Limited

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  • Chemicals

  • Miscellaneous

  • Pharmaceuticals & Drugs

  • Textile

  • Plastic Products

  • Auto Ancillary

  • Bank - Private

  • Finance - NBFC

  • Steel & Iron Products

  • Diversified

  • Cable

  • Ceramics/Marble/Granite/Sanitaryware

  • Castings/Forgings

  • Transmission Towers / Equipments

  • Film Production, Distribution & Entertainment

  • Cycles

  • Engineering - Construction

  • Textile - Weaving

  • Cigarettes/Tobacco

  • Retailing

  • Fertilizers

  • Household & Personal Products

  • Diesel Engines

  • Glass

  • Finance - Housing

  • Pesticides & Agrochemicals

  • Electric Equipment

  • Air Conditioners

  • Engineering - Industrial Equipments

  • Sugar

  • IT - Software

  • Consumer Food

  • Cement & Construction Materials

  • BPO/ITeS

  • Refractories

  • Unspecified

  • Educational Institutions

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About DSP Small Cap Fund

DSP BlackRock Micro-Cap Fund is a small and micro-cap biased equity fund from DSP BlackRock Mutual Fund. 

DSP BlackRock Micro Cap Fund is mandated to invest atleast 65% of its assets in stocks of companies that are beyond the top 300 companies (in terms of market capitalisation). The fund also has the flexibility to invest maximum 35% of its assets in stocks, which have a higher market capitalisation (top 300).  

DSP BlackRock Micro Cap Fund follows bottom-up approach of stock picking with its focus being on companies having competitive advantage over their peers and their leaders in the industry. As small and micro sized companies are largely dependent on management strategy, the fund manager follows an in-depth analysis before picking stocks for the portfolio. The fund manager focuses on - historical and current financial condition of the company, potential value creation / unlocking of value and its impact on earnings growth, capital structure, business prospects, policy environment, management strength, responsiveness to business conditions, product profile, brand equity, market share, competitive edge, research, technological knowhow and transparency in corporate governance, among other things. DSP BlackRock Micro Cap Fund usually holds about 60 – 75 stocks in its portfolio.

By nature, DSP BlackRock Micro-Cap Fund is a high risk-high return fund due to its focus on small cap stocks that are candidate of higher volatility, but have potential to offer multi-fold growth in the long run. Despite being a high-risk fund, DSP BlackRock Micro-Cap Fund has generated superior risk-adjusted returns as compared to its benchmark and many peers in the category. The fund manager's conviction over selected sectors and stocks at all the time and prudent investment strategy has helped DSP BlackRock Micro-Cap Fund reward its investors with high returns over long term.

Scheme Analysis

DSP Small Cap Fund is a Equity - Small cap Fund fund and belongs to DSP Mutual Fund. It was launched on 31-Dec-2012 and currently has an AUM of ₹4,551.92 crore. DSP Small Cap Fund is benchmarked against NIFTY 50 - TRI as primary index and S&P BSE Small-Cap as primary index and S&P BSE Small-Cap - TRI as secondary index.

The NAV of DSP Small Cap Fund ended up ₹0.8(1.54%)yesterday to ₹52.85.

Among its top 3 holdings the fund has exposure to TREPS / Reverse Repo Investments / Corporate Debt Repo, IPCA Laboratories Limited and DCB Bank Limited

The DSP Small Cap Fund is managed by Vinit Sambre and Jay Kothari.

Fund House Contact

Mafatlal Centre, 10th Floor, Nariman Point, Mumbai - 400 021

+91 (22) 66578000
+91 (22) 66578181

Fund Manager

  • Education:B.Com, FCA
  • Experience:14 years
  • Basic Details:Mr.Vinit Sambre has 14 Years of Experience in Mutual Fund Industry. He joined DSPBRIM in July 2007, as Portfolio Analyst for the firm's PMS division. Previously, he was with DSP Merrill Lynch as a part of its Global Private Client business. He spent 20 months at DSP Merrill Lynch as Equity Strategist. Prior to DSP Merrill Lynch, he was employed with IL&FS Investsmart Limited as an Equity Analyst in their PMS division. Prior to that, he has worked with UTI Investment Advisory Services as Equity Analyst for the offshore fund – India Growth Fund. Vinit is a Chartered Accountant from Institute of Chartered Accountant of India (Nov'1997).
  • Funds Managed:
  • DSP Healthcare Fund
  • DSP Midcap Fund
  • Cash

  • Equity

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