Fund Name: BNP Paribas Dividend Yield (G)
CRISIL Rank: NA
Category: Equity – Diversified
Expense Ratio: 2.87%
Risk Level: Average
Benchmark: S&P BSE Sensex
Objective: To generate long term capital growth from an actively managed portfolio of equity and equity related securities, primarily being high dividend yield stocks. High dividend yield stocks are defined as stocks of companies that have a dividend yield in excess of 0.5 %, at the time of investment.
BNP Paribas Dividend Yield (G) has made its inception in the year 2005. Since inception, it has produced annualized returns of 9.23%. It has managed to beat the benchmark index as well as category average consistently in the 3 and 5 year returns.
Top 5 holdings of the fund include Infosys, Bharti Airtel, ITC, Reliance and Vardhaman textiles. The fund invests 66% of assets into large caps, 18% in mid caps and the rest in small caps. It picks stocks which have good dividend payout history. The fund has been performed brilliantly since the past few years when the markets were quite volatile. It has weathered the storms and has been able to make a mark.