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Top 10 Best Aggressive Growth Mutual Funds to invest in 2018

Top 10 Best Aggressive Growth Mutual Funds to invest in 2018Top 10 Best Aggressive Growth Mutual Funds to invest in 2018


Mutual funds provide good returns if invested through Systematic Investment Plan (SIP) for long term. While sector mutual funds provide highest returns compared to any other funds they are high risk as they invest only in one sector. Aggressive Growth Mutual Funds on other hand would identify aggressive growth opportunities and aims for high returns in medium to long term. What are aggressive Growth Mutual Funds in India? In which stocks Aggressive Growth Mutual Funds Invests? In this article, I would provide Top 10 Best Aggressive Growth Mutual Funds to invest in 2018 in India.

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What are Aggressive Growth Mutual Funds in India?


If you are already aware, skip this section.

These are the Mutual Funds that aim to achieve the highest returns. Investments held in these funds are companies that demonstrate high growth potential, usually accompanied by a lot of share price volatility. Aggressive growth funds are considered one of the best investment options for risk-taking investors who might be searching for high level of capital appreciation. These are also termed as high risk high return mutual fund schemes.

What is the difference between Aggressive Growth Funds vs. Sector Mutual Funds?


Sector funds invest only in one particular sector. While they provide high returns, these are high risk. On other hand, Aggressive growth mutual funds could be from midcap, small cap or diversified which has high potential and give higher returns.

How we picked Aggressive Growth Mutual Funds to invest in India for 2018?


Mutual funds that have aggressive growth strategy have been picked-up here. These strategies are found in some of the diversified funds, midcap funds and small cap funds.

Funds that have performed well in last 1, 3 and 5 years have been picked up.

Funds that have assets under management (AUM) for over Rs 100 Crores have been considered. This shows investor confidence, as they are investing in such funds over a period of time.

From the list of funds which are performing well, but are less than 5 years has been eliminated so that consistent performance can be considered.

Some of these funds could be repetitive from our earlier recommendations; hence if you are investing in them, you can continue to invest.

Who can invest in Aggressive Growth Mutual Funds?


If you have high risk appetite, aiming to get superior returns and willing to invest lump sum or through SIP you can invest in these funds. If you are investing lump sum, try investing during market corrections, which provides good scope for high returns. If you are looking for low risk and high return mutual funds, you should not be investing in these funds. Due to overheat of midcap and small cap stocks, we are seeing low returns from such funds in the last 1 year. Investors should be willing to invest in these funds for atleast 5-8 years, otherwise, you cannot expect good returns.

Top 10 Best Aggressive Growth Mutual Funds to invest in 2018


Top#1 – SBI Small and Midcap Mutual Fund


Top  Aggressive Mutual Funds for 2018 - SBI Small and midcap fund

Overview: The mf scheme seeks to generate income and long-term capital appreciation by investing in a diversified portfolio of small & midcap companies.

Performance:  This fund gave 49% returns in last 1 year, 26% annualized returns in the last 3 years and 37% annualized returns in the last 5 years. If you would have invested Rs 1,000 per month through SIP for 5 years, the total investment would have been Rs 60,000 and your investment would have now grown to Rs 1.44 Lakhs. If one would have invested Rs 1 Lakh 3 years back, their investment value would have now grown to Rs 2 Lakhs. If one would have invested Rs 1 Lakh 5 years back, their investment value would have now grown to Rs 4.82 Lakhs.

Why to invest: This fund has been performing well compared to its peers in the last few years. Value Research Online rated this fund as 5 Star. This is one of the best aggressive growth mutual funds to invest in 2018.

Top#2 – Mirae Asset Emerging Bluechip Fund


Best Aggressive Mutual Funds for 2018 - mirae asset emerging bluechip fund

Overview: This fund aims to generate income and capital appreciation from a diversified portfolio predominantly investing in Indian equities and equity related securities of companies which are not part of the top 100 stocks by market capitalization and have a market capitalization of at least Rs.100 Crores at the time of investment.

Performance:  This fund gave 22% returns in last 1 year, 19% annualized returns in the last 3 years and 31% annualized returns in the last 5 years. If you would have invested Rs 1,000 per month through SIP for 5 years, the total investment would have been Rs 60,000 and your investment would have now grown to Rs 1.2 Lakhs. If one would have invested Rs 1 Lakh 3 years back, their investment value would have now grown to Rs 1.7 Lakhs. If one would have invested Rs 1 Lakh 5 years back, their investment value would have now grown to Rs 3.8 Lakhs.

Why to invest: This fund has been performing well compared to its peers in the last few years when invested through SIP or lump sum. Value Research Online rated this fund as 5 Star and Crisil rated this fund as Rank-2. This is one of the good aggressive growth mutual funds to invest in India.

Top#3 – Franklin India Smaller Companies Fund


Best Aggressive Mutual Funds for 2018 - franklin india smaller cos fund

Overview: This fund’s objective is to generate long-term capital appreciation from a portfolio of mid-cap and small-cap companies. It invests up to 75% in smaller companies.

Performance:  This fund gave 25% returns in last 1 year, 17% annualized returns in the last 3 years and 30% annualized returns in the last 5 years. If you would have invested Rs 1,000 per month through SIP for 5 years, the total investment would have been Rs 60,000 and your investment would have now grown to Rs 1.2 Lakhs. If one would have invested Rs 1 Lakh 3 years back, their investment value would have now grown to Rs 1.6 Lakhs. If one would have invested Rs 1 Lakh 5 years back, their investment value would have now grown to Rs 3.7 Lakhs.

Why to invest: This fund has been performing well compared to its peers in the last 10-12 years. Value Research Online rated this fund as 4 Star and Crisil ranked this as Rank-3. This is one of the top 10 best aggressive growth mutual funds to invest in 2018.

Top#4 – Canara Robecco Emerging Equities Fund


Best Aggressive Mutual Funds for 2018 - canara robeco emering equities fund

Overview: The mutual fund aims generate long term capital appreciation by primarily investing in diversified mid cap stocks that have a potential to emerge as the bigger corporates with higher performance.

Performance:  This fund gave 27% returns in last 1 year, 17% annualized returns in the last 3 years and 30% annualized returns in the last 5 years. If you would have invested Rs 1,000 per month through SIP for 5 years, the total investment would have been Rs 60,000 and your investment would have now grown to Rs 1.2 Lakhs. If one would have invested Rs 1 Lakh 3 years back, their investment value would have now grown to Rs 1.6 Lakhs. If one would have invested Rs 1 Lakh 5 years back, their investment value would have now grown to Rs 3.7 Lakhs.

Why to invest: This fund has been performing well compared to its peers in the last few years. Value Research Online rated this fund as 4 Star and Crisil ranked this as Rank-3. This is one of the top aggressive growth mutual funds to invest.

Top#5 – L&T Midcap Mutual Fund


Best Aggressive Mutual Funds for 2018 - L&T midcap fund

Overview: This mutual fund's objective is to invest in mid-sized companies.

Performance:  This fund gave 28% returns in last 1 year, 19% annualized returns in the last 3 years and 30% annualized returns in the last 5 years. If you would have invested Rs 1,000 per month through SIP for 5 years, the total investment would have been Rs 60,000 and your investment would have now grown to Rs 1.2 Lakhs. If one would have invested Rs 1 Lakh 3 years back, their investment value would have now grown to Rs 1.7 Lakhs. If one would have invested Rs 1 Lakh 5 years back, their investment value would have now grown to Rs 3.7 Lakhs.

Why to invest: This fund has been performing well among some of the best midcap funds. Value Research Online rated this fund as 5 Star and Crisil ranked this as Rank-2. This is one of the good aggressive growth mutual funds to invest in 2018.

Top#6 – Aditya Birla Sun Life Pure Value Fund


Best Aggressive Mutual Funds for 2018 - ABSL pure value fund

Overview: The mutual fund scheme aims generate consistent long-term capital appreciation by investing in stocks that are trading for less than their intrinsic value – stocks that the market is undervaluing.

Performance:  This fund gave 28% returns in last 1 year, 18% annualized returns in the last 3 years and 30% annualized returns in the last 5 years. If you would have invested Rs 1,000 per month through SIP for 5 years, the total investment would have been Rs 60,000 and your investment would have now grown to Rs 1.2 Lakhs. If one would have invested Rs 1 Lakh 3 years back, their investment value would have now grown to Rs 1.6 Lakhs. If one would have invested Rs 1 Lakh 5 years back, their investment value would have now grown to Rs 3.72 Lakhs.

Why to invest: This fund has been performing well compared to its peers. Value Research Online rated this fund as 4 Star and Crisil ranked this as Rank-2. This is one of the best aggressive growth mutual funds to invest in India.

Top#7 – Edelweiss Midcap and Smallcap Fund


Best Aggressive Mutual Funds for 2018 - edelweiss midcap and smallcap fund

Overview: This fund aims for capital appreciation by investing in midcap and small cap stocks in India.

Performance:  This fund gave 32% returns in last 1 year, 15% annualized returns in the last 3 years and 28% annualized returns in the last 5 years. If you would have invested Rs 1,000 per month through SIP for 5 years, the total investment would have been Rs 60,000 and your investment would have now grown to Rs 1.1 Lakhs. If one would have invested Rs 1 Lakh 3 years back, their investment value would have now grown to Rs 1.5 Lakhs. If one would have invested Rs 1 Lakh 5 years back, their investment value would have now grown to Rs 3.4 Lakhs.

Why to invest: This is one of the good funds which invest in midcap and small cap stocks. Value Research Online rated this fund as 4 Star. This is one of the good aggressive growth mutual funds that tap opportunities in midcap and small cap segment.

Top#8 – Principal Emerging Bluechip Fund


Best Aggressive Mutual Funds for 2018 - principal emerging bluechip fund

Overview: This mutual fund scheme would invest 65% to 95% in mid-cap stocks that has a market cap compared to benchmark Nifty Midcap 100 Index and 5% to 15% in Small Cap stocks.

Performance:  This fund gave 26% returns in last 1 year, 17% annualized returns in the last 3 years and 28% annualized returns in the last 5 years. If you would have invested Rs 1,000 per month through SIP for 5 years, the total investment would have been Rs 60,000 and your investment would have now grown to Rs 1.1 Lakhs. If one would have invested Rs 1 Lakh 3 years back, their investment value would have now grown to Rs 1.6 Lakhs. If one would have invested Rs 1 Lakh 5 years back, their investment value would have now grown to Rs 3.4 Lakhs.

Why to invest: One of the good diversified mutual funds. Value Research Online rated this fund as 4 Star and Crisil ranked this as Rank-1.

Top#9 – HDFC Midcap Opportunities Fund


Best Aggressive Mutual Funds for 2018 - hdfc midcap opps fund

Overview: This fund objective is to invest in mid-cap and small cap stocks and generate long term appreciation.

Performance:  This fund gave 20% returns in last 1 year, 16% annualized returns in the last 3 years and 27% annualized returns in the last 5 years. If you would have invested Rs 1,000 per month through SIP for 5 years, the total investment would have been Rs 60,000 and your investment would have now grown to Rs 1.1 Lakhs. If one would have invested Rs 1 Lakh 3 years back, their investment value would have now grown to Rs 1.6 Lakhs. If one would have invested Rs 1 Lakh 5 years back, their investment value would have now grown to Rs 3.3 Lakhs.

Why to invest: This is one of the good midcap mutual funds which I have been recommending from several years. Value Research Online rated this fund as 4 Star and Crisil ranked this as Rank-3.

Top#10 – L&T India Value Fund


Best Aggressive Mutual Funds for 2018 - L&T india value fund

Overview: This mutual fund scheme aims to generate long term capital appreciation from a diversified portfolio with higher focus on undervalued securities.

Performance:  This fund gave 20% returns in last 1 year, 16% annualized returns in the last 3 years and 26% annualized returns in the last 5 years. If you would have invested Rs 1,000 per month through SIP for 5 years, the total investment would have been Rs 60,000 and your investment would have now grown to Rs 1.1 Lakhs. If one would have invested Rs 1 Lakh 3 years back, their investment value would have now grown to Rs 1.5 Lakhs. If one would have invested Rs 1 Lakh 5 years back, their investment value would have now grown to Rs 3.2 Lakhs.

Why to invest: Value Research Online rated this fund as 4 Star. This is one of the best aggressive growth mutual funds to invest in India in 2018.

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Summary of all Top 10 Mutual Funds to invest are listed below


Summary of top 10 best aggressive growth mutual funds to invest in 2018

Conclusion: These aggressive growth mutual funds are high risk high return mutual funds. Investors should invest in such funds through SIP every month and during market corrections, they can invest in lump sum.

Happy Investing in Aggressive Growth Mutual Funds in 2018!!!

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Top 10 Best Aggressive Growth Mutual Funds to invest in 2018

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  1. Hi Suresh,

    Thank you for guiding novice investors like me to be more financially aware and wiggle through the maze of investment option.

    I am 30 years old and my salary is 78K. Can you please review my MF portfolio and advise if i should change anything

    All the below funds are direct growth
    Kotak Select focus 5,250
    SBI Magnum multicap 1,500
    Mirae asset Emerging bluechip 4,500
    HDFC balanced fund 1,500
    L&T India value fund 2,250
    Reliance Tax saver 2,500
    ABSL frontline equity 1,500
    ICICI Pru value discovery 3,000
    SBI Small Cap 2,000
    L&T Emerging Businesses Fund 1,000

    Best regards,
    Joy

    1. Hi Joydeep, Funds selected by you are good except for ICICI Pru Value Discovery fund which has been underperformer for the last few years. You can review and exit.

  2. hi sir,
    thanks for your insightful investment info. I have following ongoing sip
    1. ABSL FRONTLINE E QUITY 1K(39 months)
    2. RELIANCE SMALL CAP 3K(23month)
    3.HDFC EQUITY 1K(82 months)
    plz suggest whether I continue all or stop some or the necessary changes to be made in my portfolio.investment horizon is 10- 15 years

    1. Hi Biplob, You can continue to invest in these funds.

  3. hello sir pls review my portfolio

    Mirae asset India equity- 4000

    mirae asset emerging bluechip-4000

    Reliance small cap-3000

    Sbi small cap 7000

    time 8+ pls have your view

  4. Hi Sir, thanks for enlightening us with ur insightful investment info. 5 yrs down the line I started investing in SIP following ur blogs. Today I am having following ongoing monthly SIP. Plz have a look & share ur thoughts
    1. Icici focussed bluechip fund- 5k
    2. SBI bluechip fund- 2k
    3. Aditya Birla sunlife frontline equity- 5k
    4. Icici balanced fund (now equity & debt fund)- 2k
    5. Reliance Small cap fund- 2k
    6. Icici Value discovery fund- 1k
    7. Franklin smaller companies fund- 2k
    8. Franklin India high growth companies- 2k
    9. UTI transport & logistics fund- 2k
    10. SBI Pharma fund ( now Healthcare opportunities fund) -1k
    11. L& T infrastructure fund- 3k

    Plz suggest should I continue all or stop some?? Among these SBI pharma bleeding red even after 4 yrs continous investment. L& T infrastructure also in negative after 6 months…

    1. Good funds except for ICICI Value discovery fund (which you can review and exit). Your portfolio has largecap, smallcap, balanced funds and sector funds.

      1. Thanks a lot

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