5 Small-Cap Mutual Funds with 1 Year Return up to 60 percent

5 Small-Cap Mutual Funds with 1 Year Return up to 60%

5 Small-Cap Mutual Funds with 1 Year Return up to 60 percentFive Small-Cap Mutual Funds with 1 Year Return up to 60%


Small cap mutual funds have been lagging behind compared with large cap and multicap mutual fund schemes in the last couple of years. In recent bullish market, small cap mutual funds started bouncing back. Many investors believe that small cap stocks can be multibaggers, hence investing in small cap mutual funds can reward them with high returns. In this article, we would provide Top 5 Small Cap Mutual Funds that gave up to 60% returns in the last 1 year in 2020?

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Small Cap Mutual Funds

As the name indicates, small cap mutual funds invests in small cap stocks i.e. Companies from 250th onwards based on market capitalization. Small cap stocks are potential midcap stocks and some of them can move to largecap stocks in the long term of say 10-20 years.

5 Small-Cap Mutual Funds with 1 Year Return up to 60%

Here is the list of top performing small cap mutual funds that gave up to 60%.

#1 – Quant Small Cap Fund

#2 – BOI AXA Small Cap Fund

#3 – Canara Robeco Small Cap Fund

#4 – Principal Small Cap Fund

#5 – Kotak Small Cap Fund

5 Small-Cap Mutual Funds with 1 Year Return up to 60%

Now let us get into details about these small cap mutual funds.

#1 – Quant Small Cap Fund

Quant Smallcap fund invests in small cap companies.

This fund gave 1 Year return of 60% against the benchmark return of 15%.

If one would have invested Rs 1,000 per month through SIP, the investment would have been Rs 12,000 and the value would have grown to Rs 19,810.

This fund currently invests in Stylam industries, Sun Pharma, Majeso, PTC India financial services, Mastek, Caplin Point Labs, Tata Steel long products, Bharti Airtel etc.,

While Quant Small Cap fund gave 60% returns in last 1 year, this fund is still under performer compared to its peers and gave 8.6% annualized returns since inception of 7 years.

#2 – BOI AXA Small Cap Fund

Even this fund invests in small cap companies.

This fund gave 1 Year return of 46% against the benchmark return of 15%.

If one would have invested Rs 1,000 per month through SIP, the actual investment would have been Rs 12,000 and the value would have grown to Rs 16,000.

This fund currently invests in EPL, Navin Fluorine, CDSL, Laurus Labs, Galaxy Surfactants, Tube investments, Indiamart, Dixon Technologies, Sequent Scientific etc.,

This fund was launched 1 year 11 months back and generated 24% annualized return since inception.  Though, this fund was launched in less than 2 years time frame, it has outperformed its peers since inception.

However, one should look for consistent performing funds in medium to long term as we do not know how such funds would perform in long term in various market cycles.

#3 – Canara Robeco Small Cap Fund

Even this fund invests in small cap stocks.

This fund gave 1 Year return of 34% against the benchmark return of 15%.

If one would have invested Rs 1,000 per month through SIP, the actual investment would have been Rs 12,000 and the value would have grown to Rs 15,650.

This fund currently invests in KPR Mills, Navin Fluorine, Sabros, Dixon Technologies, MCEI, EPL, Deepak Nitrate, KNR Constructions, Canfin Homes, CDSL etc.,

This fund was launched 1 year 9 months back and generated 15% annualized returns since inception. Though, this fund was launched in less than 2 years time frame, it has outperformed its peers since inception.

However, one should look for consistent performing funds in the medium to long term as we do not know how such funds would perform in the long term in various market cycles.

#4 – Principal Small Cap Fund

Even this fund invests in small cap stocks.

This fund gave 1 Year return of 30% against the benchmark return of 15%.

If one would have invested Rs 1,000 per month through SIP, the actual investment would have been Rs 12,000 and the value would have grown to Rs 15,550.

This fund currently invests in Navin Fluorine, Alkyl Amines, Tata Elxi, Persistent Systems, Neogen Chemicals, Find Organic Industries, Ceat, Dixon Technologies, Galaxy Surfactants, Can Fin Homes, JK Cement etc.,

This fund was launched 1 year 6 months back and generated 20% annualized return since inception. Though, this fund was launched in less than 2 years time frame, it has outperformed its peers since inception.

However, one should look for consistent performing small cap funds in medium to long term as we do not know how such funds would perform in long term in various market cycles.

#5 – Kotak Small Cap Fund

This fund too invests in small cap companies.

This fund gave 1 Year return of 27% against the benchmark return of 15%.

If one would have invested Rs 1,000 per month through SIP, the actual investment would have been Rs 12,000 and the value would have grown to Rs 15,900.

This fund currently invests in Sheela Foam, Century Plywoods, JK Cement, Supreme Industries, Dixon Technologies, Ratnamani Chemicals, Hawkins Cookers, Blue Dart Express, APL Apollo Tubes etc.,

Value Research rates this fund as 4 Star (1 to 5 – Higher is better) and Crisil as Rank-2 (1 to 5 – lower is better).

Kotak Small cap fund is one of the consistent performing small cap funds that gave 16% annualized return since inception.

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Suresh KP

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