Stocks attracting Fund Managers in October 2021

Stocks attracting Fund Managers in October 2021

by 5paisa Research Team Last Updated: Nov 17, 2021, 12:21 PM IST

Everyone is eager to know what the mutual fund managers bought and sold. But most importantly you want to know what they actually bought. So, let’s know which stocks attracted fund managers in October 2021.

In the month of October 2021, the financial sector and Information Technology ruled the roost when it comes to investment from mutual funds. 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 October 2021

Stock Name  

Sector  

Net Qty Bought  

Approx. Buy Value(In Rs. cr) *  

HCL Technologies Ltd.  

Technology  

25889145  

3136.86  

Tata Consultancy Services Ltd.  

Technology  

5380247  

1929.71  

ICICI Lombard General Insurance Company Ltd.  

Financials  

12288356  

1886.91  

Infosys Ltd.  

Technology  

9689951  

1619.7  

Axis Bank Ltd.  

Financials  

20024671  

1510.43  

ICICI Bank Ltd.  

Financials  

19896058  

1495.1  

HDFC Bank Ltd.  

Financials  

7557497  

1200.81  

Bharti Airtel Ltd.  

Media and Communications  

15695133  

1056.62  

FSN E-Commerce Ventures Ltd.  

Retail and Other Services  

6552513  

737.16  

Ultratech Cement Ltd.  

Construction  

923372  

694  

The above table shows that in the month of October 2021, among large-cap, mutual funds preferred the financial sector including banks. In the top ten, three are banks and one is an insurance company. The total approximate buying done in the financial sector in large-cap is Rs 8010 crore in the month of October 2021.

The trend is not different for Mid-cap stocks. Even mid-cap financials remain the favourite of mutual funds.

Top 10 Companies among Mid-Cap where MFs were Net Buyers in October 2021

Stock Name  

Sector  

Net Qty Bought  

Approx. Buy Value(In Rs. cr) *  

Zee Entertainment Enterprises Ltd.  

Media and Communications  

20488934  

618.92  

Aditya Birla Sun Life AMC Ltd.  

Financials  

6120242  

416.51  

Max Financial Services Ltd.  

Financials  

3849119  

382.58  

Bank Of Baroda  

Financials  

34033013  

305.02  

Emami Ltd.  

FMCG  

4293653  

237.28  

Manappuram Finance Ltd.  

Financials  

11886437  

224.03  

Indian Bank  

Financials  

14319582  

223.71  

Escorts Ltd.  

Automobile and Ancillaries  

1340334  

204.37  

ABB India Ltd.  

Capital Goods  

985858  

196.7  

The Federal Bank Ltd.  

Financials  

21167059  

192.36  

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 intention of the above analysis is only to understand the activity of mutual funds and gauge the fund managers’ approach and it is by no means, a recommendation to buy or sell. It is always advisable to have a financial plan in place, which must be followed with discipline and investments in mutual funds being made to be based on your risk assessment.

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