SBI Small Cap Fund Direct Growth

Equity
Direct
Small-Cap
SBI Small Cap Fund Direct Growth

About the Fund

SBI Small Cap Fund Direct Plan Growth is a smart investment option for investors who are looking to invest in small-cap companies with high growth potential. Managed by SBI Mutual Fund, this fund aims to provide long-term capital growth by investing in small-cap companies that are expected to grow rapidly in the future.

The fund managers follow a bottom-up approach to stock selection, focusing on identifying companies with strong fundamentals, good management, and a sustainable business model. The portfolio is well-diversified across sectors and stocks, reducing the risk associated with investing in small-cap companies.

The SBI Small Cap Fund Direct Plan Growth has consistently outperformed its benchmark index, making it a reliable investment option for investors seeking high returns. The fund is suitable for investors with a high-risk appetite and a long-term investment horizon.

Key Parameters

  1. SBI Small Cap Fund Direct Growth has ₹28375 Cr worth of assets under management (AUM) as on Apr 2024 and is more than category average.
  2. The fund has an expense ratio 0.7.

Returns

SBI Small Cap Fund Direct Growth has given a CAGR return of 26.96% since inception. Over the last 1, 3 and 5 years the fund has given a CAGR return of 44.46%, 25.31% and 28.83% respectively.

Holdings

SBI Small Cap Fund Direct Growth has allocated its funds majorly in Cash Equivalent, Industrial, Consumer Cyclical, Financial Services, Basic Materials, Consumer Defensive, Real Estate, Health, Communication, Utilities. Its top holdings are Blue Star Ltd, Finolex Industries Ltd, Kalpataru Projects International Ltd, GE T&D India Ltd, Carborundum Universal 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 SBI Small Cap Fund Direct Growth

To provide investors with opportunities for long-term growth in capital along with the liquidity of an open-ended scheme by investing predominantly in a well diversified basket of equity stocks of small cap companies.

Minimum Investment and lockin period

Minimum investment for lump sum payment is INR 5000.00 and for SIP is INR 500.00. SBI Small Cap Fund Direct Growth has no lock in period.

Fund Performance
zero opening, trading, fund transfer fee
61335 people have invested ₹ 17.6Cr in SBI Small Cap Fund Direct Growth in the last three months

INDmoney Rank

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39% Performance
60% Risk Management
73% Cost
12 out of 17 among small-cap
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Recovers losses quickly
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Larger AUM within category
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Beats FD returns for both 3Y & 5Y
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Underperforms benchmarks during bull run

Fund Overview

Expense ratio
Expense ratio
0.66%
Benchmark
Benchmark
S&P BSE Smallcap TR INR
AUM
AUM
₹28375 Cr
Inception Date
Inception Date
1 January, 2013
Min Lumpsum/SIP
Min Lumpsum/SIP
--/₹500
Exit Load
Exit Load
1%
Lock In
Lock In
No Lock-in
TurnOver
TurnOver
8.74%

Fund Distribution
as on (30-Apr-24)

  • Equity 87.1%

  • Debt & Cash 12.9%

Small cap
82.7%

Mid cap
4.4%

Sector Allocation

Apr'24

Mar'24

Feb'24

Industrial
39.3%
Consumer Cyclical
21.9%
Financial Services
15.4%
Basic Materials
11.8%
Consumer Defensive
5.7%
Health
2.1%
Real Estate
1.9%
Communication
1.3%
Utilities
0.6%
All changes are between Feb'24 and Apr'24

Returns for the month of Apr

  • Gainers

  • Losers

R. Srinivasan
R. Srinivasan
Fund Manager of SBI Small Cap Fund Direct Growth, since 16 November 2013
Mohit Jain
Mohit Jain
Fund Manager of SBI Small Cap Fund Direct Growth, since 25 August 2022

Mutual Fund Insights

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This fund has one of the lowest expense ratio in the category (small-cap). Its expense ratio is 0.66% which is lower than the category average expense ratio of 1.16%.
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In the last 1 year, Bandhan Small Cap Fund Direct Growth has given 73.76% return, outperforming this fund by 29.3%.
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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 14.7% per annum.
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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 10.3% per annum.
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Over the last 6 months, this fund has experienced a 23.9% growth in AUM moving from 22.89K Cr to 28.37K Cr.
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Over the last 15 months, this fund has decreased expense ratio by 17.5% moving from 0.80 to 0.66.

SBI 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 26.96% since inception which is more than its category average return of 21.22%
Fund Allocations

Fund Allocations

This fund has an allocation of 87.12% in Equity, 0% in Debt and 12.88% in Cash related instruments
AUM size ₹28375 Cr

AUM size ₹28375 Cr

This fund has AUM of ₹28375 Cr which is more than its category average of ₹ 6823 Cr
Expense Ratio 0.66%

Expense Ratio 0.66%

This fund has an expense ratio of 0.66% which is less than its category average expense ratio of 1.2%

Frequently Asked Questions

The current NAV of SBI Small Cap Fund Direct Growth is ₹196.44 as on 13-Jun-2024.
Existing (Absolute + CAGR) as on 13-Jun-2024.
SBI Small Cap Fund Direct Growth
Absolute Returns
CAGR Returns
1 Month Returns
11.74%
11.74%
6 Month Returns
22.82%
22.82%
1 Year Returns
44.46%
44.46%
3 Years Returns
96.76%
25.31%
5 Years Returns
254.85%
28.83%
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0.66% as on May 2024
₹28375 Cr as on May 2024
Blue Star Ltd(3.89%), Finolex Industries Ltd(3.8%), Kalpataru Projects International Ltd(3.79%), GE T&D India Ltd(3.43%), Carborundum Universal Ltd(2.77%) as on May 2024
Industrial(35.13%), Consumer Cyclical(18.14%), Financial Services(13.91%) as on May 2024
The alpha ratio for the SBI Small Cap Fund Direct Growth for various period is as follows:
Fund Name
Alpha 1 Year
Alpha 3 Years
Alpha 5 Years
SBI Small Cap Fund Direct Growth
3.31
3.94
3.35
As on May 2024
The alpha for SBI 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 SBI Small Cap Fund Direct Growth for various period is as follows:
Fund Name
Beta 1 Year
Beta 3 Years
Beta 5 Years
SBI Small Cap Fund Direct Growth
0.59
0.62
0.78
As on May 2024
The Beta for SBI 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 SBI 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
SBI Small Cap Fund Direct Growth
2.47
1.42
1.05
As on May 2024
The sharpe ratio for SBI 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 SBI 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
SBI Small Cap Fund Direct Growth
10.87
11.6
19.72
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 2.93 as on May 2024. Sortino ratio tells the downside risk-adjusted-returns of the mutual fund.
R. Srinivasan, Mohit Jain are the fund managers of SBI Small Cap Fund Direct Growth
The Exit load of SBI Small Cap Fund Direct Growth is 1%