Fund Name: ICICI Prudential top 100 (G)
Ranked #2 by CRISIL
Category: Large Cap Equity
Expense Ratio: 2.67%
Risk Level: Low
Benchmark: CNX Nifty
Objective: To invest in large, profitable and well known companies, and aims to benefit from the best long term investments that the market has to offer in the large-cap space. The investments are spread across sectors to ensure risk diversification, and stocks are selected through rigorous, fundamental bottom up analysis.
ICICI Prudential top 100 (G) fund has made its inception in the year 1998. Its returns since 1998 are 20.1% annualized. It has beaten the benchmark index CNX Nifty comprehensively over the 1, 3 and 5 year periods.
Top 5 holdings of the fund include ICICI bank, Infosys, Bharti Airtel, Dr. Reddy’s Lab and HDFC bank. Stock selection has been brilliant. Proper diversification has helped the fund tide over the recession phase compared to its peers. It is a definite buy for the long term.
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