5 things you should know about focused equity mutual funds

With larger exposure to individual stocks, the volatility is higher making it riskier than a diversified equity fund.

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The focused funds can deliver high returns by investing in companies with growth potential.
1. Focused funds are a type of equity funds that invests in a limited number of stocks—not more than 30.

2. Not more than 10% of the portfolio is allocated to a single stock.

  • 8.28%Annualized Return for 3 year
  • >3 years Suggested Investment Horizon
  • 5.10 YearsTime taken to double money
  • 7.53%Annualized Return for 3 year
  • >3 years Suggested Investment Horizon
  • 3.4 YearsTime taken to double money
3. The investment universe can be any particular market capitalisation oriented like large or mid or small or market cap agnostic.


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4. The objective of such funds is to deliver high returns by investing in companies with growth potential.

5. With larger exposure to individual stocks, the volatility is higher making it riskier than a diversified equity fund.
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Also read: How long-term investors should deal with market volatility

(Content on this page is courtesy Centre for Investment Education and Learning (CIEL). Contributions by Girija Gadre, Arti Bhargava and Labdhi Mehta.)
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