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NAV as of(Aug 30, 2021)

13.06 0.53 % 1-D Change

Returns since inception


9.25% p.a.

ETMONEYs Fund Report Card - Franklin India Equity Savings Fund

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About this Fund

Franklin India Equity Savings Fund Direct - Growth is a Equity Savings mutual fund scheme from Franklin Templeton Mutual Fund. This fund has been in existence for 3 yrs, having been launched on 03/08/2018. Franklin India Equity Savings Fund Direct - Growth has ₹121 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 0.91%, which is close to what most other Equity Savings funds charge. Currently, the fund has a 68.79% allocation to equity and 8.62% to Debt.

  • Franklin India Equity Savings Fund Direct - Growth returns of last 1-year are 20.35%. Since launch, it has delivered 9.26% average annual returns.
  • The funds equity portion is primarily invested in Financial, Energy, FMCG, Technology, Construction sectors. It has taken less exposure in Financial, Energy sectors compared to other funds in the category.
  • The debt portion of the fund has very low credit quality indicating the quality of borrowers it has lent it to is poor.
  • The funds top 5 holdings are in Housing Development Finance Corpn. Ltd., GOI, Axis Bank Ltd., Hindustan Petroleum Corpn. Ltd., ICICI Bank Ltd..



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Latest Asset & Portfolio Allocation

as on Jun 30, 2021

  • Equity68.79%
  • Debt8.62%
  • Other22.59%
  • Top Stock Holdings
  • Allocation by Market Cap
  • Allocation by Sector

Top Stock Holdings

Housing Development Finance Corpn. Ltd. 9.29%

Hindustan Petroleum Corpn. Ltd. 7.1%

  • Top Debt Holdings
  • Allocation by Credit Quality
  • Allocation by Instruments

Top Debt Holdings

Powergrid Infrastructure Investment Trust 0.49%

Allocation by Credit Quality

Allocation by Instruments

Cash/Net Current Assets 22.59%

Infrastructure Investment Trust 0.49%

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Trailing Returns and Ranks

as on Jul 16, 2021

PeriodTrailing returnsCategory averageRank within category
1 month1.01%1.56%16 / 19
3 months4.42%4.45%8 / 19
6 months7.43%7.87%11 / 19
1 year22.07%21.8%10 / 19
3 years9.16%8.99%11 / 16


Level of Risk in the Scheme


Investors understand that their principal will be at Moderately High risk

Franklin India Equity Savings Fund


Investment objective

The Scheme intends to generate long-term capital appreciation by investing a portion of the Schemes assets in equity and equity related instruments. The Scheme also intends to generate income through investments in fixed income securities and using arbitrage and other derivative Strategies.

Performance Ratios

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Fund Manager

  • Profile

    Sachin Padwal-Desai

    Mr. Desai is a B.E and PGDM from IIM Bangalore.

    Prior to joining Franklin Templeton Mutual Fund, he has worked with Sundaram Mutual Fund, ICICI Bank, Infosys Technologies and Thermax.

  • Profile

    Umesh Sharma

    Mr. Sharma is a B.Com (H), CS and CA.

    Prior to joining Franklin Templeton Mutual Fund he has worked with ICICI Bank Ltd., UTI Mutual Fund, Invesco Mutual Fund and JM Financials.

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    Lakshmikanth Reddy

    Mr. Reddy is a B.Tech in Mechanical Engineering from Jawaharlal Nehru Technical University, Hyderabad and also holds a PGDM from IIM-A.

    Prior to joining Franklin Templeton Mutual Fund he was associated with ICICI Pru Life Insurance Company Ltd. as Head-Equity (Jun 2004-Feb 2016), HSBC Capital Markets as Equity analyst (Apr 2003-May 2004), ABN Amro Asia Equities as Equity Analyst (Feb 2000-Mar 2003), UTI as Buy Side Analyst (Jun 1997-Feb 2000) and Crompton Greaves as Design Executive (Aug 1993-Jun 1995).


Franklin Templeton Mutual Fund


₹ 61,636 Crs

As on Jun 30, 2021

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  • Phone: 1800-425-4255 / 60004255
  • Address: Indiabulls Finance Center, Tower 2,
    12th and 13th Floor, Senapati Bapat Marg,
    Elphinstone Road (West)
    Mumbai, 400013


Frequently asked questions

How are the returns of Franklin India Equity Savings Fund ?

The Franklin India Equity Savings Fund is a 3 yrs old fund and has delivered average annual returns of 9.25440319992543% since inception.

Franklin India Equity Savings 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 Franklin India Equity Savings Fund for Aug 30, 2021 is 13.06.

On ETMONEY, Investing in Franklin India Equity Savings 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 Franklin India Equity Savings 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 Franklin India Equity Savings Fund is 0.91%. .

Redeeming your investments in Franklin India Equity Savings 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 Franklin India Equity Savings 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 Franklin India Equity Savings Fund is ₹ 121 Crs.

The Franklin India Equity Savings Funds equity portion has been invested in the stocks of the following companies

CompanyPercentage of Portfolio
Housing Development Finance Corpn. Ltd.9.29%
Axis Bank Ltd.7.99%
Hindustan Petroleum Corpn. Ltd.7.1%
ICICI Bank Ltd.4.74%
Infosys Ltd.3.56%
Maruti Suzuki India Ltd.2.65%
United Breweries Ltd.2.18%
Tata Power Co. Ltd.2.15%
Larsen & Toubro Ltd.2.13%
Dabur India Ltd.2.05%

The Franklin India Equity Savings Funds equity portion is primarily invested in the following sectors -

SectorPercentage of Portfolio

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

The Franklin India Equity Savings Funds debt portions allocation by credit quality is given below

Credit QualityPercentage of Portfolio
Cash & Call Money22.59%

The top 3 debt holdings of Franklin India Equity Savings Fund are as follows

Holding NamePercentage of Portfolio
Powergrid Infrastructure Investment Trust0.49%

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