5 Best Blue chip Mutual Funds to invest in India in 2019

Best Blue chip Mutual Funds to invest in India in 2019Best Blue chip Mutual Funds for 2019


There are several mutual funds in large cap, midcap, diversified, small cap, etc. However, there is one unique type of funds that is catching investor attention these days are blue chip mutual funds. In simple terms, Bluechip mutual funds invests in blue chip stocks in India. What are Blue chip Funds in India? Which are the best blue chip mutual funds for 2019? Which are the Top 5 Blue chip funds in India to invest in 2019?  Who can invest in these mutual fund schemes?

Also read: Top 10 Best Mutual Funds in India for 2019

What are Bluechip Funds in India?


There is no separate classification for blue chip funds in India. These MFs investment strategy is to invest in quality bluechip stocks that are mostly part of large cap. However, the name “blue chip” is added to the mutual fund scheme name to attract investors.

How we analyzed and filtered Blue Chip Mutual Funds?


We have filtered these Blue Chip MFs based on some of these key parameters.

1) Mutual fund scheme whose investment strategy is to invest in blue chip stocks.

2) Mutual Fund schemes that have performed well in 1 year, 3 years, 5 years time frame.

2) Mutual Fund Schemes that have overcome losses in the last 1 year due to stock market volatility.

3) Funds that have good rating by Value Research Online

4) Funds that have good rating by Crisil.

5) Mutual Funds that have AUM of over Rs 100 Crores which gives confidence to investors.

Some of these blue chip MFs have not performed well in the last 1 year as stock market being volatile. You need to keep this aspect aside, as your goal is to invest for long term of 6-10 years and beyond.

5 Best Blue chip Mutual Funds to invest in India in 2019


Now let us review these Best blue-chip Mutual Funds to invest in India.

Top# 1 – Mirae Asset Emerging Blue-chip Fund


Blue Chip Mutual Funds 2019 - Mirae Emering Bluechip fund

What is its investment Strategy?

This fund aims to generate income and capital appreciation from a diversified portfolio predominantly investing in Indian equities and equity related securities of large cap and midcap companies at the time of investment.

How this Fund Performing now?

This mutual fund scheme gave 16% 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 invested value would have been Rs 60,000 Lakhs (Rs 1,000 x 60 months) and the value of the fund would have grown to Rs 96,000.  Even if you would have invested Rs 1 Lakh lump sum amount 5 years back, it would have grown to Rs 3.45 Lakhs by now.

Why to invest?

This fund was launched 8 years ago. This fund has beaten its peer mutual funds and gave 28% annualized returns in the last 5 years. With 21% annualized return since inception of the fund and with VRO 5 Star rating and Crisil Rank-2, this is one of the best blue chip mutual funds to invest in India in 2019 which is from largecap-midcap mutual funds segment.

Top#2 – SBI Blue chip Fund


Blue Chip Mutual Funds 2019 - SBI Bluechip fund

What is its investment Strategy?

The MF scheme seeks to provide investors with opportunities for long-term growth in capital through an active management of investments in a diversified basket of large cap equity stocks.

How this Fund Performing now?

This mutual fund scheme gave 9% annualized returns in the last 3 years and 16% annualized returns in the last 5 years. If you would have invested Rs 1,000 per month through SIP for 5 years, the invested value would have been Rs 60,000 Lakhs (Rs 1,000 x 60 months) and the value of the fund would have grown to Rs 80,000.  Even if you would have invested Rs 1 Lakh lump sum amount 5 years back, it would have grown to Rs 2.2 Lakhs by now.

Why to invest?

This fund has beaten its peer mutual funds and gave 16% annualized returns in the last 5 years. With 18% annualized returns in the last 10 years and with VRO 5 Star rating and Crisil Rank-4, this is one of the top 5 blue chip mutual funds for 2019.

Top#3 – ICICI Pru Blue Chip Fund


Blue Chip Mutual Funds 2019 - ICICI Pru Bluechip fund

What is its investment Strategy?

The MF aims to generate long term capital appreciation and income distribution to investors from a portfolio that is predominantly invested in equity and equity related securities of large cap companies.

How this Fund Performing now?

This mutual fund scheme gave 11% annualized returns in the last 3 years and 15% annualized returns in the last 5 years. If you would have invested Rs 1,000 per month through SIP for 5 years, the invested value would have been Rs 60,000 Lakhs (Rs 1,000 x 60 months) and the value of the fund would have grown to Rs 80,000.  Even if you would have invested Rs 1 Lakh lump sum amount 5 years back, it would have grown to Rs 2.1 Lakhs by now.

Why to invest?

This fund has beaten its peer mutual funds and gave 15% annualized returns in the last 5 years. With 19% annualized returns in the last 10 years and with VRO 5 Star rating and Crisil Rank-4, this is one of the good blue chip mutual funds in India.

Top#4 –Axis Bluechip Fund


Blue Chip Mutual Funds 2019 - Axis Bluechip fund

What is its investment Strategy?

The mutual fund aims to generate long term capital growth by investing in a diversified portfolio predominantly consisting of equity and related instruments in large cap companies.

How this Fund Performing now?

This mutual fund scheme gave 12% annualized returns in the last 3 years and 15% annualized returns in the last 5 years. If you would have invested Rs 1,000 per month through SIP for 5 years, the invested value would have been Rs 60,000 Lakhs (Rs 1,000 x 60 months) and the value of the fund would have grown to Rs 81,000.  Even if you would have invested Rs 1 Lakh lump sum amount 5 years back, it would have grown to Rs 2 Lakhs by now.

Why to invest?

This fund has beaten its peer mutual funds and gave 15% annualized returns in the last 5 years. With 12% returns since inception and with VRO 5 Star rating and Crisil Rank-4, this is one of the unique blue chip mutual funds to invest.

Top#5 – Kotak Bluechip fund


Blue Chip Mutual Funds 2019 - Kotak Bluechip fund

What is its investment Strategy?

The MF scheme aims to generate capital appreciation by investing in large Cap stocks.

How this Fund Performing now?

This mutual fund scheme gave 8% annualized returns in the last 3 years and 14% annualized returns in the last 5 years. If you would have invested Rs 1,000 per month through SIP for 5 years, the invested value would have been Rs 60,000 Lakhs (Rs 1,000 x 60 months) and the value of the fund would have grown to Rs 76,000.  Even if you would have invested Rs 1 Lakh lump sum amount 5 years back, it would have grown to Rs 2 Lakhs by now.

Why to invest?

This fund was erstwhile called as Kotak 50 Fund. This fund has beaten its peer mutual funds and gave 14% annualized returns in the last 5 years. With 15% annualized returns in the last 10 years and with VRO 3 Star rating and Crisil Rank-3, this is one of the best blue chip mutual funds in India.

Also read: Best Tax Saving ELSS Mutual funds 2019

Here is the summary of Best Blue chip Mutual Funds in India in 2019


5 Best Blue Chip Mutual Funds to invest in India in 2019

Who can invest in these Blue Chip MFs in India?


These blue chip mutual funds aims to invest in blue chip stocks that are mostly from large cap companies list.  These blue-chip funds carry high risk. If you are moderate to high risk taker, you can consider investing in these mutual fund schemes for a 6 to 10 years time frame.

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Best Blue chip Mutual Funds to invest in India in 2019

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  1. Hi,

    I have invested in below mutual funds.

    Axis bluechip fund- 2500
    Mirae assets india equity fund – 2500
    Mirae assets bluechip fund – 3000

    I have funds from same fund house and having 2 bluechip fund in my portfolio.

    Please suggest if i can stay invested in these funds. I can take moderate to high risk and my investment horizon is 10years

    1. You are investing in good funds, stay invested

  2. Hi Suresh,
    Hope you are doing good and
    Wish you a very happy funfilled new year with full of prosperity and health!

    Wanted to check with you . I have stayed invested with the below equity, sector funds for more than 3 years now . I see the uti logistics and sbi healthcare funds also not performing well, not sure about the other ones.

    Can you please let me know wether i should stay invested in the below funds or change my portfolio, based on your expertise . if i need to change please suggest me some good funds from long term (5 -10 years) perspective and high returns.

    Also in terms of returns are ELSS funds better than equity? if so can you please suggest some.

    i am looking for instruments which high returns and medium to moderate risks

    Mirae Asset Emerging Bluechip Fund – Regular Plan Growth
    Franklin India BLUECHIP FUND GROWTH
    HDFC TOP 100 FUND – REGULAR PLAN – GROWTH
    ICICI PRUDENTIAL BLUECHIP FUND – GROWTH
    SBI BLUE CHIP FUND – REGULAR PLAN – GROWTH
    RELIANCE PHARMA FUND – GROWTH PLAN – GROWTH OPTION
    SBI HEALTHCARE OPPORTUNITIES FUND REGULAR GROWTH
    UTI-TRANSPORTATION AND LOGISTIC SECTOR – GROWTH PLAN
    ICICI PRUDENTIAL VALUE DISCOVERY FUND – GROWTH
    UTI OPPORTUNITIES FUND GROWTH

    regards
    santosh

    1. Thank you and wish you a happy new year too. UTI travel and Logistics should recover in 2019. You can continue to invest. Regd SBI Healthcare, entire Pharma/healthcare is still under downturn. Hopefully this may take 2-3 quarters to recover. Regd other funds, they are good, you can continue to invest in them

  3. Hi Suresh,

    I am an avid reader of your blog.I was planning to invest money in mutual funds through STP .Now i just needed to know whether all mutual funds have this facility.or only a select few.Also could you please suggest some debt funds/liquid funds which i can use for the same to transfer the same.My horizon is 2 years.

    1. Dear Vipin, Most of the funds offer STP where you can transfer fixed amount / units to an equity mutual fund. You can refer on of our earlier article on liquid funds here. https://myinvestmentideas.com/2018/04/top-10-liquid-mutual-funds-to-invest-in-2018-2019-in-india/

  4. Hi sir I am investing in the following funds, kindly advise if they are fine to stick to
    1) Axis focussed 25 fund
    2) Franklin India tax sheild growth
    3) Franklin India smaller companies
    4) Franklin build India
    5) HDFC mid cap opportunities
    6) ICICI prudential value discovery
    7) Motilal Oswal multicap 35
    8) UTI MNC Fund

    1. Hello Visakh, Majority of your portfolio has midcap/smallcap/sector/mnc funds which are high risk. Unless you are high risk investor, you should balance your portfolio by adding some funds from largecap, diversified and balanced segments too

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