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  • HDFC Corporate Bond Fund



Previously called: HDFC Medium Term Opportunities Direct-G

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NAV as of(Aug 31, 2021)

25.93 0.03 % 1-D Change

Returns since inception


8.83% p.a.

ETMONEYs Fund Report Card - HDFC Corporate Bond Fund

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Out of 15


Performance Quality info

Very Gooddrop-arrow

Generated returns consistently


Increased returns for each unit of additional risk info


Downside Protection info


Controlled losses during market corrections


Delivered returns without frequent ups and downs


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Scheme Details

About this Fund

HDFC Corporate Bond Fund Direct Plan-Growth is a Corporate Bond mutual fund scheme from HDFC Mutual Fund. This fund has been in existence for 8 yrs 8 m, having been launched on 01/01/2013. HDFC Corporate Bond Fund Direct Plan-Growth has ₹26,546 Crores worth of assets under management (AUM) as on 30/06/2021 and is medium-sized fund of its category. The fund has an expense ratio of 0.3%, which is close to what most other Corporate Bond funds charge..

  • HDFC Corporate Bond Fund Direct Plan-Growth returns of last 1-year are 6.60%. Since launch, it has delivered 8.83% average annual returns. The fund has doubled the money invested in it every 8 yrs.
  • HDFC Corporate Bond Fund Direct Plan-Growth schemes ability to deliver returns consistently is in-line with most funds of its category. Its ability to control losses in a falling market is average.
  • The funds credit profile is very high indicating it has lent to borrowers whose quality is excellent. Most funds in this category lend to better borrowers and hence the risk of default in this fund is higher than the category.
  • The funds top holdings are in State Bank of India, Rural Electrification Corpn. Ltd., Ultratech Cement Ltd., National Highways Authority of India Ltd., Housing Development Finance Corpn. Ltd..



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Latest Asset & Portfolio Allocation

as on Jul 31, 2021

  • Equity0%
  • Debt95.33%
  • Other4.67%
  • Top Stock Holdings
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Top Stock Holdings

Bifurcation by Holding is not available for this fund

Allocation by Sector

Bifurcation by Sector is not available for this fund

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  • Allocation by Instruments

Top Debt Holdings

State Bank of India 6.39%

Rural Electrification Corpn. Ltd. 3.7%

Ultratech Cement Ltd. 2.81%

National Highways Authority of India Ltd. 2.15%

Allocation by Credit Quality

Allocation by Instruments

Non Convertible Debenture 25.7%

Additional Tier 2 Bond 8.72%

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Trailing Returns and Ranks

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PeriodTrailing returnsCategory averageRank within category
1 month0.68%0.64%5 / 19
3 months1.52%1.46%8 / 19
6 months3.87%3.55%3 / 18
1 year6.13%5.66%7 / 18
3 years9.47%8.83%4 / 15
5 years8.34%7.84%3 / 13


Level of Risk in the Scheme


Investors understand that their principal will be at Moderate risk

HDFC Corporate Bond Fund


Investment objective

The scheme seeks to generate income/capital appreciation through investments predominantly in AA+ and above rated corporate bonds.

Performance Ratios

  • Std. Dev : 2.29
  • Alpha : 2.96
  • Beta : 0.83
  • Sharpe : 2.15
  • Sortino : 3.36


HDFC Mutual Fund


₹ 4,18,947 Crs

As on Jun 30, 2021

  • Phone: 1800-3010-6767 / 1800-419-7676
  • Address: HDFC House-2nd Floor,
    H.T. Parekh Marg - 165-166, Backbay Reclamation,
    Mumbai, 400020


Frequently asked questions

How are the returns of HDFC Corporate Bond Fund ?

The HDFC Corporate Bond Fund is a 8 yrs 8 m old fund and has delivered average annual returns of 8.826745515742296% since inception.

HDFC Corporate Bond Fund Returns

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NAV or Net Asset Value is the per-unit price of the Mutual Fund. The NAV of a Mutual Fund changes every day. It is calculated by taking the current value of the holdings of the fund at end of the day, subtracting the expenses, and dividing the value by the number of units issued to date.

The NAV of HDFC Corporate Bond Fund for Aug 31, 2021 is 25.93.

HDFC Corporate Bond Fund has an ETMONEY Rank of # 9 of 15 and a consistency rating of 4.

This indicates the fund has generated average returns. However, whatever returns the fund delivers, it does so with exceptional consistency. You can consider this fund if the predictability of returns is what you are looking for

On ETMONEY, Investing in HDFC Corporate Bond Fund is fast, easy, and 100% paperless. And it takes only minutes. Here is what you need to do -

  1. Click on the Invest Now Button present on the top right-hand side.
  2. Enter your email id, select whether you want to do a one-time investment or start a SIP and add the amount
  3. Provide few more details needed including the bank account from which you will be making the payment and confirm.
  4. Thats it. Your SIP or one-time investment in HDFC Corporate Bond Fund is done.

The Expense Ratio of a Mutual Fund is the annual charges you pay to the Mutual Fund company for managing your investments in that fund. The Expense Ratio is a percentage of Assets Under Management (AUM) and is taken from the returns generated by the fund. For this reason, a fund with a lower expense ratio is always better because a smaller part of the returns will be taken and that means more returns for you.

The Expense Ratio of the direct plan of HDFC Corporate Bond Fund is 0.3%. .

Redeeming your investments in HDFC Corporate Bond Fund is super easy. If you have invested in this fund via ETMONEY, just login into the app, go to the investment section and put the redemption request.

If you have invested in HDFC Corporate Bond Fund from anywhere else, you can go to the fund house website and put a request through it.

AUM or Asset Under Management is the total value of the assets held by a Mutual Fund scheme. For instance, for an equity Mutual Fund, the AUM will be the total value of its portfolios equity shares (plus any other asset it might have invested in). The AUM of the fund changes every day because the price of the underlying asset fluctuates daily. However, the Mutual Fund company doesnt update it every day. It is updated only at the end of the month and released within few days of the next month.

The AUM of the fund is a good indicator of its popularity. A fund with a high AUM means a lot of money has been invested in it, and investors like it. However, the AUM should never be the primary criteria while selecting a fund. There are funds with huge AUMs that continue to perform well despite their size.

The AUM of HDFC Corporate Bond Fund is ₹ 26,546 Crs.

The credit rating of the instruments in which the fund invests represents the quality of the borrower.

The HDFC Corporate Bond Fund allocation by credit quality is given below

Credit QualityPercentage of Portfolio
Cash & Call Money4.67%

The top 3 debt holdings of HDFC Corporate Bond Fund are as follows

Holding NamePercentage of Portfolio
State Bank of India6.39%
Rural Electrification Corpn. Ltd.3.7%
Ultratech Cement Ltd.2.81%

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