3 Year return

34.04%
Launched on January 2013 (11 years)

Investment Details

₹500

Minimum SIP Amount

₹5000

Minimum one time investment

Fund has no lock-in period

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Scheme Information

Asset Under Management

₹12797.29 Cr.

Expense Ratio

0.92% (inclusive of GST)

Exit Load

1.00% - If redeemed on or before limit shall be 1 year from the date of allotment Nil - If redeemed after 1 year from the date of allotment.

Ratings

ARQ Rating
1.5

Ratings by other agencies

2
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2

Tax Implications

Withdrawal within 1 year

Exit load + 15% tax on gains

Withdrawal after 1 year

10% tax on gains over ₹1 Lakh per financial year

Fund Holdings

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Franklin Templeton Mutual Fund Managers

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R Janakiraman

Fund Manager since May 2016

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Fund House Details

Franklin Templeton Mutual Fund

Franklin Templeton Mutual Fund Asset management company

AUM ₹89,242.94 Cr.
No. of Schemes 102
Setup Date NA

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About Franklin India Smaller Companies Fund Direct-Growth

Franklin India Smaller Companies Fund Direct-Growth is an open-ended equity mutual fund scheme by Franklin Templeton Mutual Fund. The fund falls within the small-cap category of mutual funds and mainly invests in stocks of small-sized companies with high potential for growth. A small number of stocks invested in the fund fall in the large-cap and mid-cap categories.

Investment Objective of the Scheme

The investment objective of Franklin India Smaller Companies Fund Direct-Growth is to offer you long-term capital appreciation by primarily investing in stocks of small-cap companies with possible growth prospects. The scheme aims to create returns for you by investing in a variety of robust small-cap companies across many sectors.

Key Features of The Fund

5-year return 28.7%
Expense Ratio 0.92%
Fund Manager R Janakiraman
Fund Size ₹12797.29 Cr
Risk Profile Very High

Is This Scheme Right for Me?

If you are the kind of investor who seeks exposure to small-cap stocks, with robust prospects to become market leaders in the future, you may consider Franklin India Smaller Companies Fund Direct-Growth Fund. Additionally, you may be an investor with a high-risk tolerance who does not mind investing in small-cap companies that are possibly in the initial stages of their growth. Whatever your reasons for investing, evaluating your own financial goals beforehand may be a wise move.

AMC Contact Details

Name Franklin Templeton Mutual Fund
Launch Date October 1995
Addresss One International Centre, Tower 2, 12th & 13th Floor, Senapati Bapat Marg, Elphinstone (West) Mumbai-400013.
Contact 1800 258 4255 1800 425 4255
Email service@franklintempleton.com
Website https://www.franklintempletonindia.com/

Disclaimer: Mutual funds are subject to market risk. Read all scheme-related documents carefully to make informed-decision.

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FAQs

What is today's NAV of Franklin India Smaller Companies Fund?

NAV, or Net Asset Value, is the price of a single unit of a mutual fund. It is calculated by dividing the current value of holdings held by the mutual fund scheme at the end of the day by the total number of units issued. The NAV changes every day. The NAV of Franklin India Smaller Companies Fund Jun 21 2024 is 200.0159

What is the AUM of Franklin India Smaller Companies Fund?

Short for Asset Under Management, AUM means the total assets held by a mutual fund scheme. The AUM of the fund changes every day based on the fluctuation in the price of the underlying assets. Fund houses don't update AUM on a daily basis. They only update it at the end of the month and release it within a few days of the following month. The AUM of Franklin India Smaller Companies Fund is 12797.29 crore.

What is the expense ratio of Franklin India Smaller Companies Fund?

The expense ratio is the annual charges you pay to the mutual fund house for managing your investments. It is a percentage of Assets Under Management. It is deducted from the fund’s returns. The expense ratio of Franklin India Smaller Companies Fund is 0.92%

What are the returns of Franklin India Smaller Companies Fund since inception?

The Franklin India Smaller Companies Fund was launched on Jan 01 2013. The fund has delivered a CAGR of 23.83 since inception.

What is the minimum SIP amount to invest in Franklin India Smaller Companies Fund?

A Systematic Investment Plan (SIP) in mutual funds allows you to invest small amounts periodically instead of a one-time investment. The frequency of investment can be monthly, quarterly, half-yearly or annually, as per your convenience. The minimum SIP for Franklin India Smaller Companies Fund is 500.

How do I invest in Franklin India Smaller Companies Fund?

  1. Make sure you are logged in to Angel One.
  2. Select the type of investment: SIP or one-time.
  3. In case of an SIP, select the amount and date and click ‘Start SIP’. In case of a one-time investment, enter just the amount.
  4. Proceed by clicking the pay button and choosing your mode of payment.
  5. Your portfolio will be updated with this investment in 3-5 working days.

How to start an SIP in Franklin India Smaller Companies Fund?

  1. Click on the ‘Invest’ button.
  2. Enter your desired SIP amount and the SIP date.
  3. You can uncheck the ‘Make first payment now’ box if you don’t want to make the payment right away.
  4. Choose your payment method between UPI and Net Banking.
  5. Make your payment.
  6. Your SIP is created.

How do I automate an SIP in Franklin India Smaller Companies Fund?

  1. Once you create an SIP, click on ‘Set up autopay’
  2. Select your desired verification method - debit card, net banking or Aadhar method credentials - and click on submit.
  3. Once you verify the OTP, your mandate request will be created.

How can I withdraw/redeem my investment in Franklin India Smaller Companies Fund?

  1. Go to the ‘Investments’ section and click on the mutual fund scheme you want to withdraw.
  2. Enter the amount you want to withdraw and tap the ‘Withdraw’ button.
  3. Verify the details on the ‘Confirm withdraw’ screen.
  4. Select the bank account in which you want to receive the funds.
  5. You will receive your funds within three working days of placing the order.
  6. You can track your order in the ‘Orders’ section.