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Franklin India Prima Fund

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Annualised Returns As of 31/03/2018
Minimum Investment/Multiples for Fresh Purchase (INR)


Additional Investment/Multiples thereof (INR)


Over 225,000 Unique Investors (As of 31/03/2018)
Why should you invest in this fund?
  • Franklin India Prima Fund Focuses on investing predominantly in small and mid-sized companies which tend to exhibit higher growth rates than well-established large sized companies
  • It aims to identify companies at an early stage of the business life cycle as they have a greater potential for growth
  • The fund has consistently declared a dividend every year for the last 17 years
What are the “Tax Benefits” of investing in this fund?


  • Long term capital gains (LTCG) tax @10% (plus surcharge, if applicable and cess) without indexation if units held for more than 12 months^
  • Short term capital gains (STCG) tax @ 15% (plus surcharge, if applicable and cess) if units are held for less than 12 months
  • Investor does not pay any tax on dividends but a Dividend Distribution Tax (DDT) is deducted at source @11.648% (10% + 12% surcharge + 4% Health & education cess) ^^

^ Capital gain accrued up to January 31st 2018 is exempt form LTCG tax in respect of units acquired before January 31, 2018 & redeemed on or after April 1, 2018.

^^ The DDT is to be paid by the mutual fund after grossing-up income distributed to the investor.

Top 10 companies and sectors where the fund has invested as on 30/04/2018 are given below*:
  • Finolex Cables Ltd. (Capital Goods)
  • Yes Bank Ltd. (Banks)
  • Equitas Holdings Ltd. (Diversified Financials)
  • Voltas Ltd. (Capital Goods)
  • SKF India Ltd. (Capital Goods)
  • HDFC Bank Ltd. (Banks)
  • Apollo Tyres Ltd. (Automobiles & Components)
  • Wabco India Ltd. (Automobiles & Components)
  • Kotak Mahindra Bank Ltd. (Banks)
  • Schaeffler India Ltd. (Capital Goods)
What is the “Ideal Investment Horizon” while investing in this fund?

The recommended investment horizon is “5 years or more”

Alternative To
  • Investments In Mid Sized Companies

Suitable For
  • Retirement Corpus

  • Long Term Wealth Creation

  • Education Corpus

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Fund Information

  • Inception 01/12/1993
  • Entry Load Nil
  • Exit Load In respect of each purchase of units - 1% if the units are redeemed/switched-out within one year of allotment
  • NAV in INR as on 23/05/2018
  • Growth 959.91
  • Dividend 60.81
  • Direct-Growth 1,015.46
  • Direct-Dividend 65.64
  • Additional Fund Information as on 30/04/2018
  • Fund Size in INR (CR) 6685.97
  • Portfolio Turnover 27.94%
  • Standard Deviation 3.96%
  • Beta 0.89
  • Sharpe Ratio ** 0.72
  • RSquared Ratio 0.83
  • Risk-free Rate 6.00%
  • Expense Ratio [#] 2.28
  • Expense Ratio (Direct) [#] 1.35
  • Benchmark(s) Nifty 50
    Nifty 500
    NIFTY Midcap 100
  • Fund Manager Janakiraman Rengaraju, Hari Shyamsunder & Srikesh Karunakaran Nair
Product Label
This product is suitable for Investors who are seeking*:
  • Long term capital appreciation
  • A fund that invests in mid and small cap stocks

*Investors should consult their financial distributors if in doubt about whether the product is suitable for them.

* All portfolio holdings are subject to change. The information stated above does not constitute an investment advice or recommendation to subscribe or transact in these securities.

** Annualized risk free rate assumed to be FIBL Overnight MIBOR

[#] The rates specified are the actual average charged for the month of April 2018. The above ratio includes GST on Investment management fees. The above expense also includes proportionate charge in respect sales of beyond T-15 cities subject to maximum of 30 bps on daily net assets wherever applicable.