Franklin India Smaller Companies Fund - Growth - Direct Plan

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Fund Objective

The Fund seeks to provide long-term capital appreciation by investing predominantly in small cap companies.

Fund Performance

Scheme Name 1-Month Return (%) 3-Month Return (%) 1-Year Return (%) 3-Year Return (%) 5-Year Return (%) Since Inception
Franklin India Smaller Companies Fund - Direct - Growth 3.06 -3.89 -3.34 1.30 10.48 17.96
NIFTY 50 - TRI 1.98 4.01 3.99 14.97 14.08 13.54
Nifty Smallcap 250 1.43 -5.71 -8.23 N/A N/A -14.82
Nifty Smallcap 250 - TRI -6.55 -4.72 -25.77 7.99 16.94 13.64

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.)
Franklin India Smaller Companies Fund - Direct - Growth Jan 01, 2013 Unrated -3.34 1.30 10.48 1.03 7,004.97
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
DSP Small Cap Fund - Direct Plan - Growth Dec 31, 2012 Unrated -2.13 -1.28 11.01 1.15 4,773.08
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

  • Call, Cash & Other Assets

  • HDFC Bank Ltd.

  • Brigade Enterprises Ltd.

  • Voltas Ltd.

  • Deepak Nitrite Ltd.

  • Sobha Ltd.

  • Finolex Cables Ltd.

  • Nesco Ltd.

  • Vardhman Textiles Ltd.

  • Hindustan Petroleum Corp. Ltd.

  • Infosys Ltd.

  • J.B. Chemicals & Pharmaceuticals Ltd.

  • Cyient Ltd.

  • Atul Ltd.

  • Jyothy Labs Ltd.

  • DCB Bank Ltd.

  • Dr Lal PathLabs Ltd.

  • Gulf Oil Lubricants India Ltd.

  • Berger Paints India Ltd.

  • Repco Home Finance Ltd.

  • Equitas Holdings Ltd.

  • Navneet Education Ltd.

  • Ahluwalia Contracts India Ltd.

  • KPR Mill Ltd.

  • TeamLease Services Ltd.

  • Kotak Mahindra Bank Ltd.

  • Axis Bank Ltd.

  • City Union Bank Ltd.

  • Cera Sanitaryware Ltd.

  • Kajaria Ceramics Ltd.

  • Karur Vysya Bank Ltd.

  • Lemon Tree Hotels Ltd., Reg S

  • Blue Star Ltd.

  • Finolex Industries Ltd.

  • VIP Industries Ltd.

  • Carborundum Universal Ltd.

  • Schaeffler India Ltd.

  • CCL Products India Ltd.

  • JK Lakshmi Cement Ltd.

  • Motilal Oswal Financial Services Ltd.

  • Triveni Turbine Ltd.

  • Music Broadcast Ltd.

  • TV Today Network Ltd.

  • GHCL Ltd.

  • Rallis India Ltd.

  • Himadri Speciality Chemicals Ltd.

  • Tata Steel Ltd.

  • eClerx Services Ltd.

  • Ashoka Buildcon Ltd.

  • KNR Constructions Ltd.

  • Gujarat Mineral Development Corp. Ltd.

  • Care Ratings Ltd.

  • LIC Housing Finance Ltd.

  • Himatsingka Seide Ltd.

  • Lakshmi Machine Works Ltd.

  • Techno Electric & Engineering Co. Ltd.

  • M.M. Forgings Ltd.

  • Ramkrishna Forgings Ltd.

  • Sanghi Industries Ltd.

  • Polycab India Ltd.

  • Healthcare Global Enterprises Ltd.

  • Vodafone Idea Ltd.

  • Tata Motors Ltd., DVR

  • Shankara Building Products Ltd.

  • HT Media Ltd.

  • Pennar Industries Ltd.

  • Jagran Prakashan Ltd.

  • SKF India Ltd.

  • Yes Bank Ltd.

  • Banco Products India Ltd.

  • Arvind Fashions Ltd.

  • Entertainment Network India Ltd.

  • Khadim India Ltd.

  • Digicontent Ltd.

  • Consolidated Construction Consortium Ltd.

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  • Textile

  • IT - Software

  • Air Conditioners

  • Household & Personal Products

  • Engineering - Industrial Equipments

  • Pharmaceuticals & Drugs

  • Cable

  • Ceramics/Marble/Granite/Sanitaryware

  • Finance - NBFC

  • Engineering - Construction

  • Refineries

  • Printing And Publishing

  • Finance - Housing

  • TV Broadcasting & Software Production

  • Paints

  • Hospital & Healthcare Services

  • Hotel, Resort & Restaurants

  • Lubricants

  • Steel & Iron Products

  • Cement & Construction Materials

  • Plastic Products

  • Forgings

  • Bearings

  • Abrasives

  • Tea/Coffee

  • Pesticides & Agrochemicals

  • BPO/ITeS

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  • Ratings

  • Textile - Machinery

  • Cycles

  • Telecommunication - Service Provider

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About Franklin India Smaller Companies Fund

Franklin India Smaller Companies Fund is an open ended equity fund from Franklin Templeton Mutual Fund. Positioned as a predominant small cap fund, it holds major portion of its investment in small caps and mid-caps along with a nominal portion into large caps. This makes Franklin India Smaller Companies Fund suitable for investors seeking to boost of extra-ordinary returns generated by small caps.

Strong investment processes, astute stock picking and sound risk management systems have contributed to the superior performance of Franklin India Smaller Companies Fund, which makes it a dependable proposition vis-à-vis its peers.

Over longer time periods, Franklin India Smaller Companies Fund has outpaced most of its peers in the mid and small cap category.

Scheme Analysis

Franklin India Smaller Companies Fund is a Equity - Small cap Fund fund and belongs to Franklin Templeton Mutual Fund. It was launched on 01-Jan-2013 and currently has an AUM of ₹6,583.61 crore. Franklin India Smaller Companies Fund is benchmarked against NIFTY 50 - TRI as primary index and Nifty Smallcap 250 as primary index and Nifty Smallcap 250 - TRI as secondary index.

The NAV of Franklin India Smaller Companies Fund ended up ₹0.53(1.01%)yesterday to ₹52.86.

Among its top 3 holdings the fund has exposure to Call, Cash & Other Assets, HDFC Bank Ltd. and Brigade Enterprises Ltd.

The Franklin India Smaller Companies Fund is managed by R. Janakiraman and Hari Shyamsunder.

Fund House Contact

Indiabulls Finance Centre; Tower 2, 12th and 13th Floor; Senapati Bapat Marg; Elphinstone Road (W) Mumbai 400013

+91 (22) 67519100
service@templeton.com
+91 (22) 66490622 / 66490627

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