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Principal Tax Saving Fund

  • Regular
  • Direct
Category : ELSS
  • NAV
    : ₹ 208.03 -1%
    (as on 14th June, 2019)
Crisil Rank
Average performance among peers
Risk-O-Meter
Moderately High
(Min ₹500 for SIP, ₹500 for one time investment)

Fund has 97.84% investment in indian stocks of which 64.43% is in large cap stocks, 14.05% is in mid cap stocks, 19.15% in small cap stocks.Fund has 0.09% investment in Debt of which 0.09% in Government securities.

Suitable For : Investors who are looking to invest money for at least 3 years and looking for additional benefits of income tax saving apart from higher returns expectations. At the same time, these investors should also be ready for possibility of moderate losses in their investments and 3 year lock-in period.

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Returns (NAV as on 14th June, 2019)

Period Invested for ₹10000 Invested on Latest Value Absolute Returns Annualised Returns Category Avg Rank within Category
1 Week 07-Jun-19 9864.85 -1.35% - 0.13% 43/67
1 Month 14-May-19 10490.14 4.90% - 6.62% 37/67
3 Month 14-Mar-19 10119.17 1.19% - 2.63% 44/67
6 Month 14-Dec-18 10343.58 3.44% - 6.27% 47/66
YTD 01-Apr-19 9878.44 -1.22% - 0.79% 40/67
1 Year 14-Jun-18 9839.66 -1.60% -1.60% 0.21% 44/63
2 Year 14-Jun-17 10904.76 9.05% 4.43% 5.19% 31/54
3 Year 14-Jun-16 14815.90 48.16% 14.00% 12.35% 10/47
5 Year 13-Jun-14 17262.47 72.62% 11.52% 12.06% 20/35
10 Year 12-Jun-09 35229.45 252.29% 13.40% 12.78% 13/29
Since Inception 31-Mar-96 313812.70 3038.13% 16.00% - -/-

SIP Returns (NAV as on 14th Jun,2019)

Period Invested for ₹1000 SIP Started on Investments Latest Value Absolute Returns Annualised Returns
1 year 14-Jun-18 12000 12273.81 2.28 % 4.25 %
2 years 14-Jun-17 24000 24281.63 1.17 % 1.13 %
3 years 14-Jun-16 36000 39907.06 10.85 % 6.81 %
5 years 14-Jun-14 60000 77198.58 28.66 % 10.02 %
10 years 14-Jun-09 120000 244792.36 103.99 % 13.66 %
 

Tax Treatment

You can not sell your investments in this fund for 3 years from the purchase date. Long term capital gain tax will be applicable when you sell your investments after 3 years. Current tax rate is 10%, if your total long term capital gain exceeds 1 lakh in a financial year. Any cess/surcharge is not included. However, you can claim a deduction on your taxable income under section 80c for your investments in this fund. (Current tax deductions are capped at 1.5 lakh per year).

Portfolio (Updated on 31st May,2019)

Equity Holding : 97.84% | F&O Holdings : 0.00%| Foreign Equity Holdings : 0.00%| Total : 97.84%
No of Stocks : 59 (Category Avg - 44.48) | Large Cap Investments : 64.43%| Mid Cap Investments : 14.05% | Small Cap Investments : 19.15% | Other : 0.21%

Top 10 Stocks in Portfolio

How to read this table?
Stock Invested in Sector Value(Cr) % of Total Holdings 1M Change 1Y Highest Holding 1Y Lowest Holding Quantity 1M Change in Qty
HDFC Bank Ltd. Banks 221.5 5.33% 0.12% 4.74% (Oct 2018) 4.74% (Oct 2018) 91.33 k 0.00
ICICI Bank Ltd. Banks 215.7 5.19% 0.08% 3.15% (Sep 2018) 3.15% (Sep 2018) 5.09 L 0.00
Reliance Industries Ltd. Refineries/marketing 178.8 4.31% -0.30% 3.07% (Jun 2018) 3.07% (Jun 2018) 1.34 L 0.00
State Bank Of India Banks 169.2 4.07% 0.41% 2% (Sep 2018) 2% (Sep 2018) 4.80 L 0.00
Tata Consultancy Services Ltd. Computers - software 145.1 3.49% -0.18% 2.57% (Jun 2018) 2.57% (Jun 2018) 66.04 k 0.00
Kotak Mahindra Bank Ltd. Banks 136.9 3.30% 0.23% 1.44% (Oct 2018) 1.44% (Oct 2018) 89.92 k 0.00
ITC Limited Cigarettes 126.9 3.05% -0.33% 2.93% (Jun 2018) 2.93% (Jun 2018) 4.55 L 0.00
Larsen & Toubro Ltd. Engineering, designing, construction 120.3 2.90% 0.34% 2.56% (Apr 2019) 2.56% (Apr 2019) 77.26 k 0.00
Tata Power Co. Ltd. Power 108.9 2.62% -0.02% 1.91% (Jun 2018) 1.91% (Jun 2018) 15.82 L 0.00
Marico Ltd. Personal care 102.7 2.47% 0.25% 0.99% (Aug 2018) 0% (Jun 2018) 2.76 L 25.10 k
- indicates change in weight in the portfolio. # indicates a new entry.
No of Debt Holding 1 (Category Avg - 0.12) | Modified Duration 0.00 Years (Category Avg - 1.90)| Yield to Maturity - -- (Category Avg - 7.87%)

Type of Holdings

Security Type
% Weight
Category Average
CD 0.00% 0.01%
T-Bills 0.09% 0.01%
NCD & Bonds 0.00% 0.00%

Investment / Portfolio Grades

Security Type
% Weight
Category Average
Government Backed 0.09% 0.01%
Low Risk 0.00% 0.00%
Moderate Risk 0.00% 0.00%
High Risk 0.00% 0.00%
Very High Risk 0.00% 0.00%
Others 0.00% 0.00%
Name Type of Instrument Weight (%)
TREPS TREPS 2.19%
Net Receivables Net Receivables -0.12%

Risk Ratios

Ratios calculated on daily returns for last 3 years (Updated as on 31st May, 2019)

  • Standard Deviation

    High volatility
    15.29vs9.47
    Category Avg
  • Beta

    High volatility
    1.13vs0.67
    Category Avg
  • Sharpe Ratio

    Better risk adjusted returns
    0.6vs0.34
    Category Avg
  • Treynor's Ratio

    Better risk adjusted returns
    0.08vs0.05
    Category Avg
  • Jension's Alpha

    Better risk adjusted returns
    1.11vs-0.27
    Category Avg

Alternative Funds (Category Peers)

Scheme Name
Crisil Rank
Asset Size (Cr)
1M
3M
6M
1Y
3Y
Kotak Tax Saver Scheme - Growth 4 934.61 7.54 5.76 10.47 11.06 14.65
Canara Robeco Equity Tax Saver - Regular Plan - Growth 5 982.77 8.09 5.41 9.97 10.84 14.74
Mirae Asset Tax Saver Fund - Regular Plan - Growth 5 2111.58 8.15 4.77 8.94 9.98 19.82
Tata India Tax Savings Fund - Regular Plan - Growth NA 1873.40 8.19 5.62 11.61 7.95 14.48
DSP Tax Saver Fund - Regular Plan - Growth 3 5642.77 7.16 4.45 10.34 7.33 13.87
ICICI Prudential Long Term Equity Fund (Tax Saving) - Growth 4 6424.90 5.45 4.73 8.26 6.63 12.66
BNP Paribas Long Term Equity Fund - Growth 2 476.90 7.75 5.78 9.41 5.78 10.11
JM Tax Gain Fund - Growth 3 32.67 8.06 5.18 9.20 5.28 15.57
Union Tax Saver Scheme - Growth 3 254.78 6.75 4.50 7.53 4.72 9.15
Axis Long Term Equity Fund - Growth 3 19817.30 7.44 5.70 6.99 4.51 14.19

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Scheme Name
Crisil Rank
Asset Size (Cr)
1M
3M
6M
1Y
3Y
Principal Emerging Bluechip Fund - Growth 3 2236.32 6.10 1.99 3.96 -3.17 14.33
Principal Hybrid Equity Fund - Growth 5 1744.05 2.83 -0.22 2.36 0.70 13.96
Principal Multi Cap Growth Fund - Growth 3 902.41 6.28 2.03 4.61 -0.50 14.71
Principal Tax Saving Fund 3 415.33 6.48 2.18 4.64 -0.95 14.45
Principal Focused Multicap Fund - Growth 3 333.15 7.46 4.58 6.45 6.41 12.74
Principal Personal Tax Saver 3 275.02 6.60 2.17 4.57 -0.54 9.40
Principal Cash Management Fund - Growth 1 258.83 0.54 1.71 3.38 -1.95 3.91
Principal Short Term Debt Fund - Growth 2 223.66 -8.27 -7.36 -5.29 -1.83 3.66
Principal Balanced Advantage Fund - Growth NA 222.81 -0.29 -0.87 0.34 1.94 6.45
Principal Low Duration Fund - Growth 2 216.13 -15.29 -14.91 -13.53 -11.03 0.90

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