Kotak Flexi Cap Fund – Direct Growth

Equity · Flexi Cap
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Min Lumpsum
0.64 %
Expense Ratio
Fund Size (in Cr)
11 Years
Fund Age
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Monthly Investment
Max: ₹1,00,000
Investment Period
Max: 5 yrs
  • Invested Amount
  • Wealth Gained
  • Expected Amount

Scheme Performance

Returns and Ranks ( as on 03 October 2023 )
1Y1Y 3Y3Y 5Y5Y MaxMax
Trailing Returns 21.6% 22.3% 14.7% 16.4%
Category Average 18.9% 23.3% 15% -

Scheme Allocation

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Holdings Sector Instrument Asset
ICICI Bank Banks Equity 7.89%
Larsen & Toubro Infrastructure Developers & Operators Equity 5.12%
Infosys IT - Software Equity 4.91%
UltraTech Cem. Cement Equity 4.81%
Axis Bank Banks Equity 4.54%
HDFC Bank Banks Equity 4.51%
Bharat Electron Electronics Equity 4.42%
SRF Chemicals Equity 4.41%
St Bk of India Banks Equity 3.85%
Reliance Industr Refineries Equity 3.66%
Jindal Steel Steel Equity 3.53%
Maruti Suzuki Automobile Equity 3.31%
TCS IT - Software Equity 2.55%
AU Small Finance Banks Equity 2.42%
Thermax Capital Goods-Non Electrical Equipment Equity 2.18%
Zydus Lifesci. Pharmaceuticals Equity 1.86%
Bharti Airtel Telecomm-Service Equity 1.83%
Hind. Unilever FMCG Equity 1.81%
M & M Automobile Equity 1.77%
Bharat Forge Castings, Forgings & Fastners Equity 1.76%
The Ramco Cement Cement Equity 1.73%
Interglobe Aviat Air Transport Service Equity 1.73%
Balkrishna Inds Tyres Equity 1.51%
Bajaj Finance Finance Equity 1.47%
Petronet LNG Gas Distribution Equity 1.4%
K E C Intl. Capital Goods - Electrical Equipment Equity 1.37%
Container Corpn. Logistics Equity 1.31%
Cipla Pharmaceuticals Equity 1.29%
Solar Industries Chemicals Equity 1.21%
ITC Tobacco Products Equity 1.04%
Kotak Mah. Bank Banks Equity 1.01%
AIA Engineering Castings, Forgings & Fastners Equity 1%
Tata Chemicals Chemicals Equity 0.99%
Indraprastha Gas Gas Distribution Equity 0.99%
Hero Motocorp Automobile Equity 0.94%
United Breweries Alcoholic Beverages Equity 0.91%
MRF Tyres Equity 0.89%
Hindalco Inds. Non Ferrous Metals Equity 0.86%
Bata India Leather Equity 0.79%
Jubilant Food. Quick Service Restaurant Equity 0.76%
Max Financial Finance Equity 0.72%
Godrej Consumer FMCG Equity 0.63%
BEML Ltd Capital Goods-Non Electrical Equipment Equity 0.58%
Apollo Tyres Tyres Equity 0.54%
Ashok Leyland Automobile Equity 0.46%
Jio Financial Finance Equity 0.36%
Coromandel Inter Fertilizers Equity 0.34%
Shree Cement Cement Equity 0.33%
Bayer Crop Sci. Agro Chemicals Equity 0.26%
Zomato Ltd E-Commerce/App based Aggregator Equity 0.25%
Shriram Finance Finance Equity 0.21%
Bharti Airtel PP Telecomm-Service Equity 0.05%
BEML Land Assets Construction Equity 0.04%
Cement & Cement Products
Chemicals & Petrochemical
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Sectors Asset
Banks 25.6%
IT-Software 7.22%
Cement & Cement Products 7.02%
Chemicals & Petrochemical 5.99%
Automobiles 5.6%
Construction 5.2%
Aerospace & Defense 4.33%
Petroleum Products 3.87%
Ferrous Metals 3.54%
Electrical Equipments 3.31%
Transport Services 3.19%
Auto Components 3.09%
Pharmaceuticals & Biotech 3.07%
Diversified FMCG 2.95%
Gas 2.49%
Industrial Products 2.46%
Finance 2.18%
Telecom-Services 1.95%
Beverages 0.92%
Debt 0.86%
Non-Ferrous Metals 0.86%
Agricultural, Commercial 0.85%
Consumer Durables 0.78%
Leisure Services 0.64%
Personal Products 0.64%
Insurance 0.63%
Fertilisers & Agrochemica 0.56%
Others 0.14%
Cash & Others 0.06%
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Exit Load

Exit Load For redemption/switch out of upto 10% of the initial investment amount (limit) purchased or switched in within 1 year from the date of allotment: Nil. 1.00% - If units redeemed or switched out are in excess of the limit within 1 year from the date of allotment. Nil - If units are redeemed or switched out on or after 1 year from the date of allotment.

Fund Objective

A Multi Cap mutual fund product from Kotak Mahindra Mutual Fund is Kotak Flexicap Fund Direct-Growth. This fund was established on January 1, 2013. Kotak Flexicap Fund Direct-Growth is a medium-sized fund with assets under management, as of December 31 2022, of 37,418 Crores. The fund’s expense ratio is comparable to that of most other Multi Cap funds. Mr. Harsha Upadhyaya has been managing this fund.

Pros and Cons



The fund has a larger AUM within the category—beating FD returns for both 3Y & 5Y. Unfortunately, the 3Y returns are in the bottom 25% of the category of this specific fund.
It has consistently beaten its benchmark with a significantly lower probability of downside risk.  
The fund has been known to protect capital, especially during the bear phases  


How to Invest in Kotak flexi-cap fund?

Investors are best recommended to seek advice from experienced financial experts before investing in the fund. This fund entails many risks and can, thus, require much knowledge on the part of the investors before proceeding with the investment.

What is the Expense Ratio?

The expense ratio can be defined as the yearly compensation paid to the company’s fund management team for fulfilling the obligation of managing the shareholder’s interests in that fund.
Funds with a less expense ratio are always preferred as it leads to higher returns to the investor because they pay less to the fund managers.

Who should invest in Kotak flexi-cap fund?

The fund management may switch the allocation to a different market segment performing well if he learns that a particular market segment has become redundant over time.
Market capitalisation reveals a company’s size and a wide range of other details, including its history, capacity for expansion, and potential hazards. Investors familiar with market capitalisation should therefore buy into this fund.

Relative strength index, differential valuations of and the macroeconomic indicators for both sector calls and small- and mid-cap valuations as a percentage of total Market Cap are some of the characteristics that investors would need to employ to determine the viability of their investment.


● It produces long-term capital growth from a portfolio of equities and equity-related assets that is often concentrated on a small number of industries.
● The strategy looks for industries projected to do well over the medium term and concentrates exposures to those industries.
● The scheme is free to invest in whatever industry it chooses, and the portfolio will generally be diversified at the stock level across the market size.
● The plan is in an excellent position to capture popular themes in a concentrated way. This way, much of the money could be directed toward the investor’s wallet while avoiding risks.
● This is an open-ended fund Scheme, making it very suitable for investors seeking Long term capital growth over the years to gain a proper appreciation of their invested capital.
● Investment in a portfolio of predominantly equity & equity-related securities generally focused on a few selected sectors across market capitalisation.

Fund Managers

Harsha Upadhyaya - Fund Management and Equity Research - Fund Manager

Harsha Upadhyaya has 23 years of experience in the field. He is a Certified Treasury Analyst and Treasury MBA at the Indian Institute of Management in Lucknow. He also holds a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering from the National Institute of Technology of Suratkal. Mr Upadhyaya has been involved in fund management and equity research for over 20 years. As of March 2019, he currently manages over Rs. 625 billion in assets and manages funds.


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AMC Contact Details

Kotak Mahindra Mutual Fund
3,12,371 Cr
27 BKC, C-27, G Block, Bandra Kurla Complex, Bandra(E), Mumbai - 400 051.
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Frequently Asked Questions

How to invest in Kotak Flexi Cap Fund – Direct Growth ?

You can invest in Kotak Flexi Cap Fund – Direct Growth in a quick and simple process. Follow the below steps;
  • Login to your 5paisa account, Go to the Mutual Funds section.
  • Search for Kotak Flexi Cap 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 Kotak Flexi Cap Fund – Direct Growth ?

The NAV of Kotak Flexi Cap Fund – Direct Growth is ₹68.6 as of 03 October 2023.

How to redeem Kotak Flexi Cap Fund – Direct Growth holding ?

You can go to your holding on the app and click on the fund name you will get two options Invest More and Redeem; click on redeem and enter the amount or units you desire to redeem or you can tick on “Redeem all units”.

What is the minimum sip amount of Kotak Flexi Cap Fund – Direct Growth?

The minimum SIP amount of Kotak Flexi Cap Fund – Direct Growth is ₹100

What are the top sectors Kotak Flexi Cap Fund – Direct Growth has invested in?

The top sectors Kotak Flexi Cap Fund – Direct Growth has invested in are
  1. Banks - 25.6%
  2. IT-Software - 7.22%
  3. Cement & Cement Products - 7.02%
  4. Chemicals & Petrochemical - 5.99%
  5. Automobiles - 5.6%

Can I make investments in both the SIP and Lump Sum schemes of Kotak Flexi Cap Fund – Direct Growth?

Yes, You can select both SIP or Lumpsum investment of Kotak Flexi Cap Fund – Direct Growth based on your investment objective and risk tolerance.

How much returns have Kotak Flexi Cap Fund – Direct Growth generated ?

The Kotak Flexi Cap Fund – Direct Growth has delivered 16.4% since inception

What is the expense ratio of Kotak Flexi Cap Fund – Direct Growth ?

The expense ratio of Kotak Flexi Cap Fund – Direct Growth is 0.64 % as of 03 October 2023.

What is the AUM of Kotak Flexi Cap Fund – Direct Growth?

The AUM of Kotak Flexi Cap Fund – Direct Growth is ₹3,12,371 Cr as of 03 October 2023

What are the top stock holdings of Kotak Flexi Cap Fund – Direct Growth?

The top stock holdings of Kotak Flexi Cap Fund – Direct Growth are
  1. ICICI Bank - 7.89%
  2. Larsen & Toubro - 5.12%
  3. Infosys - 4.91%
  4. UltraTech Cem. - 4.81%
  5. Axis Bank - 4.54%

How can I redeem my investments in Kotak Flexi Cap Fund – Direct Growth?

Step 1: Visit the fund house's website
Step 2: Log in to your account by adding Folio No. and M-Pin
Step 3: Click on Widhrawal > Redemption
Step 4: Select Kotak Flexi Cap Fund – Direct Growth in Scheme, enter the redemption amount, and click on submit button.
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