|CG Power & Indu.||Capital Goods - Electrical Equipment||Equity||2.84%|
|St Bk of India||Banks||Equity||2.28%|
|K E C Intl.||Capital Goods - Electrical Equipment||Equity||2.24%|
|TCS||IT - Software||Equity||2.15%|
|Uno Minda||Auto Ancillaries||Equity||2.08%|
|Indian Hotels Co||Hotels & Restaurants||Equity||2.03%|
|NTPC||Power Generation & Distribution||Equity||1.82%|
|HCL Technologies||IT - Software||Equity||1.76%|
|Bank of Baroda||Banks||Equity||1.66%|
|Radico Khaitan||Alcoholic Beverages||Equity||1.61%|
|The Ramco Cement||Cement||Equity||1.57%|
|O N G C||Crude Oil & Natural Gas||Equity||1.31%|
|Graphite India||Capital Goods-Non Electrical Equipment||Equity||1.26%|
|Suzlon Energy||Capital Goods - Electrical Equipment||Equity||1.24%|
|Gujarat Gas||Gas Distribution||Equity||1.22%|
|Zensar Tech.||IT - Software||Equity||1.19%|
|K P R Mill Ltd||Readymade Garments/ Apparells||Equity||1.18%|
|Dr Reddy's Labs||Pharmaceuticals||Equity||1.18%|
|M & M Fin. Serv.||Finance||Equity||1.17%|
|Tech Mahindra||IT - Software||Equity||1.17%|
|EIH||Hotels & Restaurants||Equity||1.16%|
|Hindalco Inds.||Non Ferrous Metals||Equity||1.14%|
|Bharat Forge||Castings, Forgings & Fastners||Equity||1.13%|
|MAS FINANC SER||Finance||Equity||0.92%|
|Wheels India||Auto Ancillaries||Equity||0.9%|
|Crompton Gr. Con||Consumer Durables||Equity||0.86%|
|B P C L||Refineries||Equity||0.85%|
|Mayur Uniquoters||Plastic products||Equity||0.8%|
|United Spirits||Alcoholic Beverages||Equity||0.8%|
|Power Grid Corpn||Power Generation & Distribution||Equity||0.64%|
|Pharmaceuticals & Biotech||8.45%|
|Cement & Cement Products||2.71%|
|Textiles & Apparels||1.27%|
|Chemicals & Petrochemical||1.2%|
|Cash & Others||-0.03%|
|Exit Load||If redeemed/switched out within 365 days from the date of allotment: Upto 10% of investment: Nil, For remaining investment: 1% of applicable NAV. If redeemed / switched out after 365 days from date of allotment: Nil.|
The IDFC Sterling Value Fund is a diversified equity scheme launched on 7th March 2008 by IDFC Mutual Fund.
The scheme distributes the majority of its investments across the banking, pharmaceutical and biotechnology, IT, electrical equipment, auto components, ferrous metals, finance, and industrial products sectors. It is managed by Anoop Bhaskar and Daylynn Pinto.
The scheme’s investment objective is to generate capital appreciation from a diversified portfolio of equity and equity-related securities by following a value investment strategy. Value investment strategy involves purchasing undervalued securities to profit from the market’s eventual recognition of their true value.
To achieve its investment objective, the scheme invests in undervalued companies using a systematic process that assesses industry growth and company management for long-term growth potential.
The IDFC Sterling Value Fund allocates at least 65% of its assets to equity and equity-related securities. It can allocate the balance to debt and money market instruments, REITs, and InvITs.
Pros & Cons
|Since its inception, IDFC Sterling Value Fund’s annualised returns have consistently beaten its category average and benchmark.||The IDFC Sterling Value Fund has shown greater volatility than the category average over the past 3 years, with a higher standard deviation and beta.|
|It has outperformed its benchmark and category average over the past 3 years, as evidenced by its higher alpha.||Investors in the IDFC Sterling Value Fund must be willing to maintain a long-term investment perspective, as its approach and strategy are focused on long-term growth.|
|The scheme has demonstrated its ability to deliver higher returns per unit of risk over the past 3 years by outperforming the category average in terms of the Sharpe ratio.||Due to investments in undervalued stocks, the scheme may be more susceptible to market downturns.|
How to invest in IDFC Sterling Value Fund?
5paisa makes it simple and convenient for users to invest in the IDFC Sterling Value Fund Direct-Growth. The procedure is straightforward, can be finished quickly, and does not include any paperwork at any point. Invest a few minutes in carrying out the steps listed below:
Step 1: Log in to your 5Paisa Account. If you do not have one, click the link to register and create a new 5Paisa account in 3 easy steps. Alternatively, you can download the 5Paisa app on your smartphone for Android or IOS and log in from your device.
Step 2: Search for the IDFC Mutual Fund scheme that you want to invest in
Step 3: Select the option that is apt for your requirement and risk appetite
Step 4: Select the investment type – SIP (Systematic Investment Plan) or Lumpsum
Step 5: Input the amount that you’d like to invest and proceed with payment by clicking on the ‘Invest Now’ button
That’s it! This sums up the investment process. Once your payment is successful, you can see the IDFC Mutual Fund reflected in your 5Paisa account in 3-4 working days. If you have selected the SIP option, the chosen amount will get deducted every month starting from the date you have made the payment.
What is the expense ratio of the IDFC Sterling Value Fund?
When referring to the IDFC Sterling Value Fund Direct-Growth or any other mutual fund, the word “Expense Ratio” refers to the fund’s annual operating expenses as a percentage of its total assets, which can impact a scheme’s returns for investors. A lower expense ratio usually means the fund is less costly and may generate higher returns for the investors.
Who should invest in IDFC Sterling Value Fund?
The IDFC Sterling Value Fund is suitable for investors seeking long-term capital appreciation through investment in predominantly equity and equity-related instruments by following a value investment strategy. The value investment strategy focuses on investing in undervalued companies with strong fundamentals to realise capital appreciation over the long term.
The scheme has a consistent performance history, making it a well-regarded investment option in the value fund category. With an average yearly growth rate of 16.4% (calculated by its Compound Annual Growth Rate) since its inception, the fund has regularly outperformed the S&P BSE 500 TRI and the S&P BSE 400 MidSmallCap TRI benchmark indices.
The IDFC Sterling Value Fund is suitable for investors with a long-term investment perspective of more than 5 years and a very high appetite for risk. However, it may not suit those investors who prefer low-risk investments or have short-term investment goals.
What are the benefits of investing in the IDFC Sterling Value Fund?
● The IDFC Sterling Value Fund has achieved a CAGR of around 16.4% since its inception, outpacing its benchmark and the average returns of its category. This makes it an attractive option for investors looking to grow their wealth over time.
● Invest in the scheme for strong performance, evidenced by its higher alpha than the benchmark indices and category average.
● The current macro environment is favourable for value investing, making the IDFC Sterling Value Fund a compelling option. The Fund invests in undervalued companies with strong growth potential, offering the benefit of capitalising on this favourable market situation.
● The scheme offers a good investment opportunity since it focuses on relative value across market caps, competitive positioning with market leaders, and strong earnings momentum for selecting stocks.
● It adopts a multi-cap approach, investing in companies across different market capitalization segments. This diversified investment strategy helps to reduce portfolio risk by spreading investments across market caps, industries, and sectors.
● The underlying portfolio companies of the IDFC Sterling Value Fund are expected to grow faster than the benchmark indices for the next two years due to attractive valuations.
- Fund Name
- Fund Size
- 3Y Returns
- Templeton India Value Fund – Direct Growth
27.5%Fund Size - 1,266
38.3%Fund Size - 1,266
17.8%Fund Size - 1,266
- ICICI Pru Value Discovery Fund – Direct Growth
29.8%Fund Size - 32,753
32.1%Fund Size - 32,753
17.8%Fund Size - 32,753
- HSBC Value Fund – Direct Growth
34.7%Fund Size - 9,236
31.3%Fund Size - 9,236
17.6%Fund Size - 9,236
- Aditya Birla SL Pure Value Fund – Direct Growth
36.6%Fund Size - 4,697
30.6%Fund Size - 4,697
13%Fund Size - 4,697
- Nippon India Value Fund – Direct Growth
26.1%Fund Size - 5,574
30.4%Fund Size - 5,574
17.9%Fund Size - 5,574
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Frequently Asked Questions
How to invest in Bandhan Sterling Value Fund – Direct Growth ?
- Login to your 5paisa account, Go to the Mutual Funds section.
- Search for Bandhan Sterling Value Fund – Direct Growth in the search box.
- Click on "Start SIP" if you wish to do a SIP or click on “One-time” if you wish to invest a lumpsum amount then click on "Invest Now"
What is the NAV of Bandhan Sterling Value Fund – Direct Growth ?
How to redeem Bandhan Sterling Value Fund – Direct Growth holding ?
What is the minimum sip amount of Bandhan Sterling Value Fund – Direct Growth?
What are the top sectors Bandhan Sterling Value Fund – Direct Growth has invested in?
- Banks - 18.17%
- Pharmaceuticals & Biotech - 8.45%
- IT-Software - 6.16%
- Debt - 4.93%
- Electrical Equipments - 4.83%
Can I make investments in both the SIP and Lump Sum schemes of Bandhan Sterling Value Fund – Direct Growth?
How much returns have Bandhan Sterling Value Fund – Direct Growth generated ?
What is the expense ratio of Bandhan Sterling Value Fund – Direct Growth ?
What is the AUM of Bandhan Sterling Value Fund – Direct Growth?
What are the top stock holdings of Bandhan Sterling Value Fund – Direct Growth?
How can I redeem my investments in Bandhan Sterling Value Fund – Direct Growth?
Step 2: Log in to your account by adding Folio No. and M-Pin
Step 3: Click on Widhrawal > Redemption
Step 4: Select Bandhan Sterling Value Fund – Direct Growth in Scheme, enter the redemption amount, and click on submit button.