Motilal Oswal Focused 25 Fund – Direct Plan-Growth
As mentioned above, it is a focused fund and was launched on May 13, 2013 by Motilal Oswal Mutual Fund. Under the fund’s Direct Plan-Growth scheme, it has Rs 1,648.9 Crores in Assets Under Management or AUM. The Net Asset Value or Net Asset Value of this scheme is Rs 36.3818 as of 05 April 2022. The current expense ratio of the scheme is 1.08%, which is slightly above the average for its category.
It is a very risky fund to invest. It is an open-ended fund with no lock-up period. Moreover, it is a medium-sized fund in its category. This fund is managed by Mr. Siddharth Bothra (for the equity component) and Mr. Abhiroop Mukherjee (for the debt component). To invest in this fund, the minimum amount required is SR 500 for lump sum and SIP respectively.
This fund has been rated 1 star by the rating agency CRISIL and 3 stars by Value Research. The program aims to generate long-term capital appreciation by investing in up to 25 companies that have long-term sustainable competitive advantage and growth potential.
Absolute and annualized returns
Flat-rate returns on investment
The return performance of this plan over the past year is good as the fund returned 11.38%. Since inception, it has given good returns up to 15.61% average annual returns.
|Investment term||Absolute returns||Annualized returns|
|Since the creation||263.82%||15.61%|
|MS period||Absolute returns||Annualized returns|
The fund invests 97.38% of its assets in Indian stocks, with 72.57% in large cap stocks, 6.3% in mid cap stocks and 2.55% in small cap stocks. The fund contains a 0.02% investment in debt securities, with the remaining 0.02% invested in very low risk securities.
The majority of the fund’s assets are invested in the financials, services, automotive, technology and capital goods sectors. Compared to other funds in the category, it gained less exposure to the financials and services sectors.
Bajaj Auto Ltd., ICICI Bank Ltd., HDFC Bank Ltd., Tata Consultancy Services Ltd. and Housing Development Finance Corp. ltd. are the main holdings of the fund.