Franklin India Smaller Companies Fund

The fund details shown here are of the Growth Plan option and belongs to the Equity, Small cap Fund category.

The NAV for Franklin India Smaller Companies Fund Fund is 164.926 as of 24 May 2024. NAV or Net Asset Value, is a crucial metric in the context of mutual funds. It represents the per - unit market value of a mutual fund scheme. NAV is calculated by the fund house on every business day and is a key factor in determining the value of an investor's holdings in the mutual fund.

This fund has given 31.08% annualized return for the last 3 years.

Franklin India Smaller Companies Fund has 3 Star Rating at present. The present riskometer shown below is the level of risk in this fund based on guidelines set by SEBI is at Very High risk.

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Below table shows comparison of Franklin India Smaller Companies Fund with respect to the investments in Fixed Deposit and Gold for the Total investment of 36,000 over the period of 3 years.

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Fund Information

  • As of 31 Jan 2024, fund size of Franklin India Smaller Companies Fund is 11,833.66 Cr.

  • Franklin India Smaller Companies Fund shown here is of Growth plan.

  • The Total Expense Ratio (TER) of the fund is 1.77%. The Total Expense Ratio (TER) is a measure that represents the total costs associated with managing and operating a mutual fund as a percentage of its average Assets under Management (AUM). It provides an insight into the overall expenses they will incur by investing in the fund.

  • Franklin India Smaller Companies Fund is an Equity oriented mutual fund in the - Small cap Fund category.

  • NIFTY Smallcap 250 TRI is the benchmark for Franklin India Smaller Companies Fund. A benchmark for a mutual fund serves as a standard for performance comparison, helping investors assess how well the fund is meeting its objectives and how it fares against relevant market indicators. Investors often compare the fund's performance with the benchmark as well as its peers.

  • The inception date of a mutual fund refers to the date when the fund was first established and began operations. It is the starting point from which the fund's performance, returns, and other key metrics are calculated. The fund was started on 13 Jan 2006 as at present it is 18 years old fund.

  • Name of the AMC is Franklin Templeton Mutual Fund. Click here to know more about Franklin Templeton Mutual Fund.

Fund Managed By

Fund managers make investment decisions, optimizing returns and managing risks for portfolios. Responsibilities include market analysis, performance monitoring. Franklin India Smaller Companies Fund managed by following fund manager(s);

How does the Return Comparison of the Franklin India Smaller Companies Fund fare against peer funds in the Small cap fund category?

Peer fund returns can vary based on the collaborative nature and specific strategies employed by fund managers of these funds listed in below table, often showcasing different risk-return profiles compared to strategy adopted by Franklin India Smaller Companies Fund. Below table demonstrate the returns generated by some peer funds and compare tho this fund and average return generate by the Equity, Small cap fund category these peer funds belongs to.

Fund Name 1 Month 3 Months 6 Months 1 Year 2 Years 3 Years 5 Years 10 Years
Category Best 7.05% 34.03% 37.24% 37.37% 22.10% 46.14% 29.08% 29.65%
Category Average 3.88% 22.09% 26.16% 24.71% 14.63% 35.98% 21.17% 22.35%
Franklin India Smaller Companies Fund 4.57% 8.45% 21.27% 57.68% 42.50% 31.08% 25.08% 20.29%
Nippon India Small Cap Fund 5.43% 10.18% 23.20% 59.02% 42.68% 33.73% 31.51% 25.32%
Quant Small Cap Fund 2.22% 4.32% 32.52% 69.47% 45.62% 34.13% 40.25% 20.96%
HDFC Small Cap Fund 1.18% 2.91% 15.64% 44.24% 37.20% 27.78% 23.71% -
Tata Small Cap Fund 3.43% 7.42% 19.25% 43.38% 33.94% 28.06% 27.72% -
Edelweiss Small Cap Fund 3.09% 6.66% 16.38% 47.33% 33.11% 25.77% 28.36% -

Fund Portfolio Details

Portfolio details of a fund generally refer to a comprehensive breakdown of the investments held within a specific investment vehicle, such as a mutual fund or exchange-traded fund (ETF). Portfolio details of Franklin India Smaller Companies Fund are shown below;

Equity 93.95%

Debt 0.21%

Others 5.82%

Top Equity Holdings

Name of the EquityHolding Percentage
Equitas Small Finance Bank Ltd 4.21%
Kalyan Jewellers India Ltd 2.59%
Others 83.51%

Allocation by Sector

Name of the SectorHolding Percentage
Financial 17.56%
Capital Goods 11.90%
Construction 10.68%
Services 10.38%
Technology 7.70%
Others 41.78%

Portfolio Holdings shown is as of 31 Jan 2024


Investors understand that their principal
will be at Very High risk