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SBI Healthcare Opportunities Fund Direct Plan-Growth SBI Healthcare Opportunities Fund Direct Plan-Growth SBI Healthcare Opportunities Fund Direct Plan-Growth SBI Healthcare Opportunities Fund Direct Plan-Growth - Get latest updates on NAV, Dividends, Returns, Performance, Risks & Portfolio. Invest now! Paisabazaar INR 5000 1

Equity Sectoral-Pharma


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NAV as on 03 Feb

₹ 187.8 by 4.07 ( 2.27%)

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Fund Size (Cr)

₹ 935.14

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investment objective

The scheme seeks to provide the investors with the opportunity of long-term capital appreciation by investing in a diversified portfolio of equity and equity related securities in Healthcare space.

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 %
Health Care 384.14
Others 9.21
undefined 6.65
Top 10 Sectors %
Drugs & Pharma 10.86
Drugs & Pharma 10.15
Drugs & Pharma 10.15
Drugs & Pharma 9.91
Drugs & Pharma 9.84
Drugs & Pharma 9.73
Drugs & Pharma 9.65
Drugs & Pharma 9.58
Drugs & Pharma 9.44
Drugs & Pharma 9.4
Fund house details
Fund House SBI Mutual Fund
Fund Manager Tanmaya Desai
Fund Setup Date 01 Jan 2013
Address 9th Floor-Crescenzo, C-38 & 39- G Block, Bandra-Kurla Complex, Bandra (East)
Contact 022 - 61793000 / 1800 425 5425
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About SBI Healthcare Opportunities Fund

SBI Healthcare Opportunities is an open-ended fund which aims to provide long-term investment opportunity for the investors. The portfolio of this fund consists of minimum 80% investments in equity and equity related securities in the Healthcare space. The remaining 20% of allocation can be made into sectors other than Healthcare and/or debt or money market securities.

The professional managers of this fund employ bottom-up stock picking strategy to ensure that the portfolio is made up of stocks from best companies in order to achieve the fund objective. Sun Pharmaceuticals Ltd., CIPLA Ltd., DIVI’s Laboratories Ltd., LUPIN Ltd. and Alkem Laboratories Ltd. are the top five holdings from this scheme.

The sectoral breakdown of the fund apparently shows the major asset allocation in Pharma sector (More than 90%). Also, about 3% of the total assets are allocated into Cash & Cash Equivalents and other instruments.

Who Should Invest in this Fund?

  • If you are willing to invest your money in the Pharmaceuticals sector, this can be a good investment option for you
  • Investors with long-term financial goals should invest in this fund as the suggested investment period is at least 5 years
  • Sectoral funds are highly risky which implies that SBI Healthcare Opportunities Fund is suitable for investors who are willing to bear high risks. It is believed that one should avoid investing in schemes which have a narrow investment strategy such as this fund. You can consider multi-cap funds such as Kotak Standard Multicap Fund or Franklin India Focused Equity Fund wherein the fund managers ensure allocation of assets into top companies to get maximum gains

Will You Pay Tax?

  • Capital Gains up to Rs. 1 lakh are exempted from tax payments only when the units of mutual funds are not sold or redeemed before completion of 1 year of investment. And, Capital gains above 1 lakh are taxed 10%
  • If the units of mutual fund are sold or redeemed before completion of 1 year of investment, 15% tax is imposed on the entire amount of gains

For an example:

If an investor has made a capital gain of ₹50000 on investment in an equity fund, Short Term Capital Gains Tax of 15% would be levied if s/he withdraws the amount within one year of investment. The payable tax would be ₹7500.

Also, if an investor has made a capital gain of ₹1.5 lakh on investment in an equity fund, and withdraws the amount after 1 year of investment, Long Term Capital Gains Tax of 10% would be levied on ₹50000. ₹1Lakh is exempted from taxation. The payable tax would be ₹5000.

Also Read: Top 10 Tax Saving Mutual Funds in India

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  • Select lump sum or SIP as your investment option and proceed
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Frequently Asked Questions

Q. Is it safe to invest in sectoral mutual funds?
A. Sectoral Funds are highly risky funds as during the slowdown of a particular sector, all the funds related to the sector face losses. Hence, sectoral funds are suitable for investors with high risk-appetite.

Q. Which is the better investment mode, SIP or lump sum investment?
A. It is advisable to invest in the fund via the SIP mode in order to offset short-term risks from market fluctuations, gain advantages from the power of compounding and rupee cost averaging

Q. Is this fund open for subscription?
A. Yes, this fund is open for subscription of units.

Q. What is the minimum investment amount?
A. Rs.500 (SIP) is the minimum investment amount for this fund.

Q. Is there any entry load for the fund?
A. No entry load applicable

Q. What is the exit load for this fund?
A. 0.5% exit load applicable in case of redemption within 91 days of investment.

Q. Who is the fund manager? What is the strategy employed by him?
A. The fund is managed by Mr. Tanmaya Desai with over 10 years of experience in portfolio management. They have allocated the corpus into potential Pharma and Healthcare related companies such as Sun Pharmaceuticals Ltd., CIPLA Ltd., DIVI’s Laboratories Ltd., LUPIN Ltd. and Alkem Laboratories Ltd. etc. He has used Bottom Up stock picking approach to select the best stocks for the portfolio to gain maximum returns.