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NAV as on 25 Nov

₹ 46.71 by 0.65 ( 1.41%)

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₹ 22182.14

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investment objective

The scheme seeks 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.

Tax Implications

Returns are taxed at 15%, if you redeem before one year. After 1 year, you are required to pay LTCG tax of 10% on returns of Rs 1 lakh+ in a financial year.

Top Holdings
Top 10 Sectors %
Financial 29.02
Energy 12.72
Others 10.95
Technology 9.43
Automobile 7.47
FMCG 6.08
Construction 5.09
Communication 3.89
Life Insurance 3.77
Metals 3.67
Top 10 Sectors %
Banking 8.95
Others 7.22
Banking 6.52
Computer Software 5.82
Banking 4.76
Others 4.03
Crude Oil & Natural Gas 3.81
Life Insurance 3.77
Telecom.Services 3.75
Others 3.56
Fund house details
Fund House ICICI Mutual Fund
Fund Manager Anish Tawakley
Fund Setup Date 01 Jan 2013
Address One BKC, A Wing , 13th Floor, Bandra Kurla Complex, undefined
Contact 022- 26525000, 1800 222 999, 1800 200 6666
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What are Bluechip Mutual Funds?

Bluechip Mutual Funds predominantly invest in equity and equity related instruments of large cap companies. Large cap companies are those which have been ranked from 1-100 in terms of market capitalization by the Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI). These companies have been in the market since a very long time and own a significant market share.

The term ‘blue chip’ comes from the game of poker where the blue gambling chips holds the highest value on the table. Similarly, the Blue Chip companies represent those companies from each industry that is well-established, stable earnings and have the highest market valuation.

ICICI Prudential Bluechip Fund

ICICI Prudential Bluechip Fund is an open ended mutual fund scheme that invests more than 85% of the total assets in equity stocks of large cap companies, with the investment objective of long term capital appreciation.

The fund invests in high growth blue chip companies with tested business models and quality leadership, and follows a ‘buy and hold’ approach. This essentially means that the fund manager buys a security for a long term and doesn’t give in to the temptation of selling the stock during adverse market conditions.

The investment portfolio is well-diversified across various sectors, with top performers from each industry being a part of the portfolio. The top holdings of the fund include HDFC Bank, Infosys, ICICI Bank, etc.

What You Gain?

  • Equity securities of large cap companies, have the ability to sail through turbulent market conditions because of their long operational history, and have proven to effectively mitigate market downside.
  • The underlying stocks in the ICICI Prudential Bluechip Fund have a good track record of delivering quality returns in the long run.
  • This fund offers an opportunity to investors to grow their savings with the growth of leading companies.

What You Could Lose?

  • Even though the investment is skewed towards companies with huge market capitalization, there’s a good chance these might not perform well as per the expectations of the fund manager and the investors, which may result in loss of invested capital.
  • If you’ve a good appetite for risk, it is better to opt for midcap and small-cap funds as these have delivered better returns over the years. However, it should be noted that these companies are relatively less stable than the large cap companies.

Who Should Invest in ICICI Prudential Bluechip Fund?

  • If you’re a conservative investor, looking for reasonable returns over a particular investment horizon, this fund is a good investment option that will deliver consistent returns in the long run.
  • If you’re not well-versed with the dynamics of financial markets, or don’t have time to regularly track the market sentiment, then you can opt for this fund to invest in India’s leading companies instead of independently selecting stocks.

How to invest in this fund online?

  • Sign Up/Sign In to and go to ‘Equity Funds’
  • Click on the section of ‘Large Cap Funds
  • Type and search directly by the name of ICICI Prudential Bluechip Fund. Once it opens up, look at the details. You can also compare similar funds as well as use Returns Calculator to calculate future value of your investment.
  • Click on ‘Invest Now’, select either Lump sum or SIP

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Q. What is the entry load for ICICI Prudential Bluechip Fund?
A. There is no applicable entry load on the aforementioned fund.

Q. What is the exit load for ICICI Prudential Bluechip Fund?
A. If an investor redeems the purchased units within 1 year of allotment of units, an exit load of 1% is payable by the investor. However, no exit load is levied for redemption of units after 1 year of purchase.

Q. How are returns from this fund Taxed?
A. If returns are withdrawn before one year of investment, Short Term Capital Gains Tax of 15% is levied. Long Term Capital Gains Tax above capital gains of ₹1 lakh is levied on returns withdrawn after 1 year of investment.

Q. Which is the better mode of investment for this fund, SIP or Lump-sum investment?
A. Since the aforementioned fund is an equity fund, it is advisable to invest via Systematic Investment Plan (SIP) to average out the cost of units purchased. SIPs effectively counter the risk arising out of market fluctuations.

Q. What is the expense ratio charged by the ICICI Prudential Bluechip fund?
A. The expense ratio charged by the aforementioned fund is 1.20%. (as of October 16, 2019)

Q. What are the Best Bluechip Mutual Funds to invest in 2019?
A. Here is a list of top performing bluechip/large cap funds one can consider investing in 2019:

ICICI Prudential Bluechip Fund
SBI Bluechip Fund
Axis Bluechip Fund
Mirae Asset Large Cap Fund
Nippon India Large Cap Fund