Categories wise shares which attracted domestic mutual fund in the month of January 2022

Categories wise shares which attracted domestic mutual fund in the month of January 2022

by 5paisa Research Team Last Updated: Feb 17, 2022, 03:42 PM IST

Many of us keep looking for ideas to invest and one of the ways we find is what smart investors or institutional investors are doing. Domestic mutual funds disclose their portfolio every month and that remains one of the places from where we look for stock ideas. So, let’s know the stocks where domestic mutual fund managers invested most in the month of January 2022.

In January 2022, financial and information technology were the sectors where most of the investment was attracted by domestic fund managers. These two sectors were on the top of the fund managers’ buying list.

Top 10 Companies among Large-Cap where MFs were Net Buyers in January 2022 

Stock Name  

Sector  

Net Qty Bought  

Approx. Buy Value (In Rs. cr) *  

HDFC Bank Ltd.  

Financials  

22514740  

3337.95  

Tech Mahindra Ltd.  

Technology  

10481544  

1713.51  

HCL Technologies Ltd.  

Technology  

14045446  

1698.41  

Housing Development Finance Corporation Ltd.  

Financials  

5406779  

1380.76  

Bajaj Finance Ltd.  

Financials  

1842998  

1288.04  

ICICI Bank Ltd.  

Financials  

13051350  

997.76  

Reliance Industries Ltd.  

Energy  

3493376  

830.5  

IndusInd Bank Ltd.  

Financials  

8498162  

747.91  

Larsen & Toubro Ltd.  

Infrastructure  

3455731  

657.45  

Ultratech Cement Ltd.  

Construction  

879730  

651.33  

The above table shows that in January 2022, among large cap, mutual funds preferred the financial sector including banks. In the top ten, there are five companies from the financial sector including some of the largest names in the industry. The total approximate buying done in the financial sector in large cap in these five stocks is around Rs 7752 crore in the month of January 2022.

The trend is not different for Mid-Cap stocks. Even among mid-cap fund managers financials remain the favourite of mutual funds. There are four companies in the top 10 that are from the financial sector.

 Top 10 companies among Mid-Cap where MFs were Net Buyers in January 2022 

Stock Name  

Sector  

Net Qty Bought  

Approx. Buy Value(In Rs. cr) *  

Tata Communications Ltd.  

Media and Communications  

4769811  

655.31  

Max Financial Services Ltd.  

Financials  

4483966  

433.26  

Zee Entertainment Enterprises Ltd.  

Media and Communications  

12958947  

395.48  

LIC Housing Finance Ltd.  

Financials  

9041525  

341.32  

Cholamandalam Investment and Finance Company Ltd.  

Financials  

5753334  

330.79  

Bandhan Bank Ltd.  

Financials  

11531613  

327.64  

Max Healthcare Institute Ltd.  

Healthcare  

7903238  

320.22  

Procter & Gamble Hygiene and Health Care Ltd.  

FMCG  

181966  

274.89  

PI Industries Ltd.  

Chemicals  

904084  

247.16  

Hindustan Aeronautics Ltd.  

Travel  

1834253  

243.44  

 Fund managers of small-cap stocks bought into shares of diversified sectors and no single sector dominated the buying list.

 Top 10 companies among Small-Cap where MFs were Net Buyers in October 2021    

Stock Name   

Sector   

Net Qty Bought   

Approx. Buy Value(In Rs. cr) *   

Delta Corp Ltd.   

Miscellaneous   

8571074   

223.71   

Fino Payments Bank Ltd.   

Financials   

3646425   

210.4   

Gokaldas Exports Ltd.   

Textile   

10023606   

205.61   

City Union Bank Ltd.   

Financials   

11931202   

194.36   

Prince Pipes and Fittings Ltd.   

Consumer Durables   

2194894   

155.97   

The India Cements Ltd.   

Construction   

6405040   

130.15   

RBL Bank Ltd.   

Financials   

6649689   

123.5   

Sheela Foam Ltd.   

FMCG   

482470   

116.02   

Multi Commodity Exchange Of India Ltd.   

Financials   

548652   

92.24   

PCBL Ltd.   

Chemicals   

3161759   

76.99   

 The above information is only for the purpose of understanding the activity of mutual funds and gauging the fund managers’ approach. Therefore, if you want to invest in these stocks do your own due diligence before committing your fund.

 

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