Mutual Funds

Parag Parikh Long Term Equity Fund

Parag Parikh Mutual Fund Summary

Established on May 24, 2013, this is an Open-Ended Equity Scheme with an aim to generate long term capital growth from an actively managed portfolio of equity and equity-related securities. It has a diversified approach with the flexibility of investing a minimum 65% in Indian equities and 35% in the overseas equity/domestic debt market. This scheme is only suitable for ‘true’ long term investors.

Portfolio Diversification (as on 30th June 2020)

Asset Allocation
Core Equity Asset65.42%
Overseas Securities, IDRS and ADRs28.91%
TREP incl. Cash & Cash Equivalent5.50%
Fixed Deposit Receipt0.17%
Industry Exposure
Internet & Technology15.94%
Bank14.05%
Software13.64%
Finance10.59%
Auto9.88%
Consumer Services8.83%
Pharmaceuticals8.28%
Consumer Non-durables7.80%
Auto Ancillaries3.82%
Hotel, Resort & Recreational activities1.50%
Debt & Money Market Instrument5.67%

Top 10 Holding (as on 30th June 2020)

Amazon.com8.83%
Alphabet Inc – Class C7.91%
HDFC Bank Ltd.6.93%
Facebook5.90%
Bajaj Holdings & Investment Ltd.6.25%
Hero Motocorp Ltd.5.74%
Mphasis Ltd.4.89%
ICICI Bank Ltd.3.68%
Axis Bank Ltd.3.44%
ITC Limited5.13%
Top-10-Holding

Parag Parikh Fund Performance

This scheme has beaten its benchmark since inception (May 27, 2013).

Performance (As on 30th June, 2020)

 Period Fund Return Benchmark Return
 1 Y 5.57% -11.13%
 3 Y 8.91% 1.76%
 5 Y 9.94% 5.45%
 Since Inception 14.78% 10.00%

Scheme Strategy

  • According to the respective fund house, the scheme is not limited to market cap, sector or geography which gives a diversified approach. The operations of domestic, foreign investment and fixed income components are managed by three different managers.
  • Along with the dissection of financial statements, there will also be an overlay of the study of human emotions while investing.
  • The investment focuses on individual companies rather than the macro-economic situation.
  • The factors considered are quality of management & sector, performance & valuation of the companies. In foreign securities, it uses currency futures to hedge the currency exposure.

Fund Management

The domestic equity section is managed by Mr. Rajeev Thakkar since May 13, 2013 (CA, CFA and CFP having overall 18 years experience in fund management).

The overseas securities section is managed by Mr. Raunak Onkar since May 13, 2013 (MMS Finance).

The fixed income section has been managed by Mr. Raj Mehta since Jan 27, 2016 (CA & CFA Level 3).

Important Measures (As on 30th June, 2020)

ComponentValue
Standard deviation17.48%
Sharpe0.20
Beta0.74

Benchmark Index: NIFTY 500 (TRI)

AUM (as on 30th June) : ₹ 3515.68 crores

Expense Ratio: Regular Plan- 1.97% & Direct Plan- 1.10%

(Including additional expenses & GST on management fees)

Entry Load: NA

Exit Load:

2.00% (redeemed on/before 365 days)

1.00% (redeemed after 365 days but on/before 730 days)

No exit load on redemption post 730 days.

Portfolio Turnover: 61.85% (including Equity Arbitrage)

Portfolio Turnover: 4.56% (excluding  Equity Arbitrage)

NAV *As per fund fact sheet 30th June, 2020

Regular PlanDirect Plan
26.631127.7801

Investment Risk: Moderately High

Investment Style: Value

Market capitalization: Multi Cap Fund

Minimum Application Amount:

New Purchase- 1000 INR.

Additional Purchase- 1000 INR.

Monthly SIP- 1000 INR.

Quarterly SIP- 3000 INR.

Scheme suitable only if you are an investor-

  1. With a long term investment horizon.
  2. Where “Long term” means minimum five years.
  3. Who don’t look for instant satisfaction in returns by tracking the NAV of the fund daily.
  4. Who gets appealed by low stock price and valuation.
  5. Who believe in fundamental attributes with strong scope of growth.

Tarrakki’s View

Parag Parikh Long Term Equity Fund (PPLTEF) is one of only a handful of Indian mutual fund schemes to invest in a basket of Indian and foreign stocks. Sometimes, the Indian subsidiary of a multinational company may be very highly valued, and hence not investment-worthy. However, its parent company may be available at a much more reasonable valuation. PPFAS can now take advantage of such situations.

PPFAS employs the same time-tested principles of value investing while choosing both, Indian and foreign stocks. They reduce the risk of their investors losing due to sharp currency appreciation of the Indian rupee, by hedging approximately 80% of our foreign exposure through currency contracts.

About PPFAS

PPFAS Asset Management Private Ltd. is the asset manager of PPFAS Mutual Fund, established back in 2012. As of the year ended 2019, the AMC had a total income of Rs. 2020.73 cr; Profit before tax: 491.87 crs. The company currently offers 3 schemes and has an asset under management of Rs. 1,961.5 Crore as on 31st March 2019.

Address: 81/82, 8th Floor, Sakhar Bhavan, Ramnath Goenka Marg, 230, Nariman Point, Mumbai – 400 021.

Phone: 022-61406555

Email: email@ppfas.com

Website: https://www.ppfas.com

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