DSP Small Cap Fund Direct Growth

DSP Small Cap Fund Direct Growth

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NAV: ₹ 195.22 as on 13-06-2024

About the Fund

DSP Small Cap Fund Direct Growth is an equity fund. This fund was started on 1 January, 2013. The fund is managed by Vinit Sambre, Abhishek Ghosh, Resham Jain, Jay Kothari. The fund could potentially beat inflation in the long-run.

Key Parameters

  1. DSP Small Cap Fund Direct Growth has ₹13781 Cr worth of assets under management (AUM) as on Apr 2024 and is more than category average.
  2. The fund has an expense ratio 0.9.

Returns

DSP Small Cap Fund Direct Growth has given a CAGR return of 23.38% since inception. Over the last 1, 3 and 5 years the fund has given a CAGR return of 42.48%, 25.31% and 27.56% respectively.

Holdings

DSP Small Cap Fund Direct Growth has allocated its funds majorly in Cash Equivalent, Consumer Cyclical, Industrial, Basic Materials, Health, Consumer Defensive, Financial Services, Tech, Communication, Utilities. Its top holdings are Techno Electric & Engineering Co Ltd, Cyient Ltd, Suprajit Engineering Ltd, Jubilant Ingrevia Ltd Ordinary Shares, Voltamp Transformers Ltd

Taxation

As it is a small-cap mutual fund the taxation is as follows:
For short term (less than a year) capital gains will be taxed at 15%
For long term (more than 1 year) capital gains will be taxed at 10% without indexation benefit
Dividends will always be taxed at slab rate. Gains upto Rs 1 lakh are exempt in case of long term.

Investment objective of DSP Small Cap Fund Direct Growth

The primary investment objective is to seek to generate long term capital appreciation from a portfolio that is substantially constituted of equity and equity related securities of small cap companies. From time to time, the fund manager will also seek participation in other equity and equity related securities to achieve optimal portfolio construction. There is no assurance that the investment objective of the Scheme will be realized.

Minimum Investment and lockin period

Minimum investment for lump sum payment is INR 100.00 and for SIP is INR 100.00. DSP Small Cap Fund Direct Growth has no lock in period.

Fund Performance
zero opening, trading, fund transfer fee
10479 people have invested ₹ 5.2Cr in DSP Small Cap Fund Direct Growth in the last three months

INDmoney Rank

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38% Performance
27% Risk Management
56% Cost
16 out of 17 among small-cap

Pros

Beats FD returns for both 3Y & 5Y

Cons

Has not generated consistent returns
Does not beat the benchmark consistently
Highly volatile within category

Overview

Expense ratio
Expense ratio
0.86%
Benchmark
Benchmark
S&P BSE Smallcap TR INR
AUM
AUM
₹13781 Cr
Inception Date
Inception Date
1 January, 2013
Min Lumpsum/SIP
Min Lumpsum/SIP
₹100/₹100
Exit Load
Exit Load
1%
Lock In
Lock In
No Lock-in
TurnOver
TurnOver
17.57%

DSP Small Cap Fund Direct Growth Distribution as on (30-Apr-24)

  • Equity 93.1%

  • Debt & Cash 6.9%

Size breakup

Small cap
87.6%
Mid cap
5.5%
Sector Allocation

Apr'24

Mar'24

Feb'24

Consumer Cyclical
30.2%
Industrial
22.8%
Basic Materials
19.2%
Health
9.3%
Consumer Defensive
7.7%
Financial Services
6.1%
Tech
2.9%
Communication
1.4%
Utilities
0.5%

Monthly Changes Updates

All changes are between Feb'24 and Apr'24
Fund Performance
Apr'24
Mar'24
Feb'24
Fund Returns
8.45%
-4.25%
-0.72%
Nifty Smallcap 250
7.26%
-4.85%
-0.79%
  • This fund’s returns stands at 8.45% whereas the fund’s underlying benchmark Nifty Smallcap 250 returns stands at 7.26% as on Apr'24
  • This fund outperformed Nifty Smallcap 250 by 1.20% in Apr'24
AUM Change
Parameters
Apr'24
Mar'24
Feb'24
AUM
₹ 14.1K Cr
₹ 13K Cr
₹ 13.7K Cr
  • AUM of the fund stands at 14.1K Cr as of Apr'24
  • AUM increased by 1K Cr between Apr'24 and Mar'24
Fund Portfolio Changes

Top Holdings of DSP Small Cap Fund Direct Growth as on (31-May-24)

  • Equity

Equity Holdings72

Mutual Fund Insights

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In the last 1 year, Bandhan Small Cap Fund Direct Growth has given 73.76% return, outperforming this fund by 31.28%.
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In the last 5 years, Quant Small Cap Fund Growth Option Direct Plan has given 43.52% return, outperforming this fund by 15.97% per annum.
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This fund expense ratio is slightly on the lower side within the category (small-cap). Its expense ratio is 0.86% which is lower than the category average expense ratio of 1.16%.
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Over the last 1 month, this fund has experienced a 2.1% drop in AUM moving from 14.07K Cr to 13.78K Cr.
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Over the last 1 month, this fund has decreased expense ratio by 15.7% moving from 1.02 to 0.86.
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In the last 3 years, Quant Small Cap Fund Growth Option Direct Plan has given 35.61% return, outperforming this fund by 10.31% per annum.

Fund Manager

Vinit Sambre
Vinit Sambre
Fund Manager of DSP Small Cap Fund Direct Growth, since 21 June 2010
Abhishek Ghosh
Abhishek Ghosh
Fund Manager of DSP Small Cap Fund Direct Growth, since 1 September 2022
Top funds managed
Resham Jain
Resham Jain
Fund Manager of DSP Small Cap Fund Direct Growth, since 16 March 2018
Top funds managed
Jay Kothari
Jay Kothari
Fund Manager of DSP Small Cap Fund Direct Growth, since 1 March 2013

DSP Small Cap Fund Direct Growth Highlights

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Very High Risk

Investors understand that their principal will be at Very High Risk
About the fund

About the fund

This fund has delivered an average annual returns of 23.38% since inception which is more than its category average return of 21.22%
Fund Allocations

Fund Allocations

This fund has an allocation of 93.14% in Equity, 0% in Debt and 6.86% in Cash related instruments
AUM size ₹13781 Cr

AUM size ₹13781 Cr

This fund has AUM of ₹13781 Cr which is more than its category average of ₹ 6823 Cr
Expense Ratio 0.86%

Expense Ratio 0.86%

This fund has an expense ratio of 0.86% which is less than its category average expense ratio of 1.2%

Frequently Asked Questions

The current NAV of DSP Small Cap Fund Direct Growth is ₹195.22 as on 13-Jun-2024.
Existing (Absolute + CAGR) as on 13-Jun-2024.
DSP Small Cap Fund Direct Growth
Absolute Returns
CAGR Returns
1 Month Returns
9.33%
9.33%
6 Month Returns
15.21%
15.21%
1 Year Returns
42.48%
42.48%
3 Years Returns
96.75%
25.31%
5 Years Returns
237.72%
27.56%
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0.86% as on May 2024
₹13781 Cr as on May 2024
Techno Electric & Engineering Co Ltd(3.26%), Cyient Ltd(3.18%), Suprajit Engineering Ltd(3.04%), Jubilant Ingrevia Ltd Ordinary Shares(2.71%), Voltamp Transformers Ltd(2.54%) as on May 2024
Consumer Cyclical(28.15%), Industrial(21.22%), Basic Materials(17.84%) as on May 2024
The alpha ratio for the DSP Small Cap Fund Direct Growth for various period is as follows:
Fund Name
Alpha 1 Year
Alpha 3 Years
Alpha 5 Years
DSP Small Cap Fund Direct Growth
-9.69
-0.17
-0.23
As on May 2024
The alpha for DSP Small Cap Fund Direct Growth is calculated against S&P BSE Smallcap TR INR. Higher alpha indicates that this fund has generated extra returns compared to the benchmark index. An alpha of 1.0 means the fund has outperformed its benchmark index by 1%.
The Beta ratio for the DSP Small Cap Fund Direct Growth for various period is as follows:
Fund Name
Beta 1 Year
Beta 3 Years
Beta 5 Years
DSP Small Cap Fund Direct Growth
0.94
0.88
0.92
As on May 2024
The Beta for DSP Small Cap Fund Direct Growth is calculated with S&P BSE Smallcap TR INR. Beta tells the volatility of the mutual fund relative to its benchmark. If the beta of a mutual fund is more than 1, then the mutual fund is more volatile than its benchmark. If beta is less than 1, then the mutual fund is less volatile than the benchmark.
The sharpe ratio for the DSP Small Cap Fund Direct Growth for various period is as follows:
Fund Name
Sharpe Ratio 1 Year
Sharpe Ratio 3 Years
Sharpe Ratio 5 Years
DSP Small Cap Fund Direct Growth
1.66
1.11
0.88
As on May 2024
The sharpe ratio for DSP Small Cap Fund Direct Growth is calculated with S&P BSE Smallcap TR INR. Sharpe ratio tells risk-adjusted-returns of the mutual fund. The higher a fund's Sharpe ratio, the better a fund's returns have been relative to the risk it has taken on.
The standard deviation for the DSP Small Cap Fund Direct Growth for various period is as follows:
Fund Name
Standard Deviation 1 Year
Standard Deviation 3 Years
Standard Deviation 5 Years
DSP Small Cap Fund Direct Growth
16.51
15.88
23.01
As on May 2024
Standard deviation tells the volatility of the returns of the mutual fund. The higher a fund's Standard deviation, the higher the volatility of the fund's returns.
Sortino ratio is 2.15 as on May 2024. Sortino ratio tells the downside risk-adjusted-returns of the mutual fund.
Vinit Sambre, Abhishek Ghosh, Resham Jain, Jay Kothari are the fund managers of DSP Small Cap Fund Direct Growth
The Exit load of DSP Small Cap Fund Direct Growth is 1%