How Did Mutual Fund Perform in the Month of Shrawan? A Complete Analysis of Multiple Factors

Thu, Sep 1, 2022 12:37 PM on Mutual Fund, Exclusive,

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Mutual Funds have an investment in listed/unlisted companies of Rs. 17.74 Arba in the month of Shrawan compared to Rs. 17.62 Arba in Ashad, 2079. 

Similarly, the mutual fund bank balance increased to Rs. 8.755 Arba in Shrawan from Rs. 7.588 Arba in Ashad. Mutual Funds have invested in debentures and bonds amounting to Rs. 3.02 Arba. Similarly, the funds also have invested 1.87% in primary shares/Rights which amounts to Rs. 63.77 crores.

The top investments by mutual funds irrespective of sectors in the month of Shrawan are as follows:

The topmost bought stocks in Shrawan by the overall mutual fund industry are as follows:

The topmost sold stocks in Shrawan by the overall mutual fund industry are as follows:

Sector-wise Breakdown
Investment in the commercial banking industry accounts for the highest sector-wise investment of Rs. 5.99 Arba, making up 35.48% of total investment. Likewise, they have an investment of Rs. 3.23 Arba in shares of the Microfinance sector, accounting for 19.18% of total investment. The Non-life Insurance sector stands at the third-highest investment priority for mutual funds with an investment worth Rs. 1.609 Arba, contributing 9.53% of total investments.

Commercial Banks:
Among the commercial banks, NIC Asia Bank Limited (NICA) is seen as the top priority for investment by mutual funds. It accounts for an investment worth Rs. 71.51 crores. Nabil Bank Limited (NABIL) stands in the second position with an investment of Rs. 52.33 crores. Sanima Bank Limited (SANIMA) stands in the third position with an investment of Rs. 43.28 crores.

Development Banks:
As for the development banks, Muktinath Bikas Bank Limited (MNBBL) has the highest investment preference among mutual funds. The mutual funds have invested an amount worth Rs. 31.49 crores. Garima Bikas Bank Limited (GBBL) is seen in the second position with an investment worth Rs. 28.9 crores. Mahalaxmi Bikas Bank Limited (MLBL) has an investment of Rs. 11.41 crores at the third position.

As for the finance companies, the top two investments were Manjushree Finance Limited (MFIL) and Goodwill Finance company Limited (GFCL). Mutual funds invested Rs. 5.80 Crores in MFIL, and Rs. 5.37 crores in GFCL.

Hotels and Tourism:
Among the four listed hotels and a tourism sector in NEPSE, mutual funds have given higher priority to Oriental Hotel Limited (OHL) with an investment of Rs. 3.31 crores.

Hydropower Companies:
The inclination of investment in hydropower companies for mutual funds was in Sanima Mai Hydropower Limited (SHPC) with an investment of Rs. 9.71 crores, Chilime Hydropower Company Limited (CHCL) with an investment of Rs. 8.74 crores and Himalayan Power Partner Limited (HPPL) with an investment of Rs. 8.05 crores.

Life Insurance Companies:
Among the life insurance companies in Nepal, National Life Insurance Company Limited (NLICL), Life Insurance Corporation Limited (LICN) and Nepal Life Insurance Company Limited (NLIC) are the investment companies of top priorities for mutual funds. Mutual Fund schemes have around Rs. 41.83 crores in investments in NLICL, Rs. 29.14 crores investments in LICN, and Rs. 21.29 crores in NLIC.

Manufacturing and Products:
Mutual Funds have invested Rs. 22.74 crores in Himalayan Distillery Limited (HDL), Rs. 12.93 crores in Shivam Cements Limited (SHIVM) and Rs. 5.51 crore in Unilever Nepal Limited (UNL) as of Shrawan, 2079.

Microfinance Companies:
Among the listed microfinance companies, Chhimek Laghubitta Bittiya Sanstha Limited (CBBL), Nirdhan Utthan Laghubitta Bittiya Sanstha Limited (NUBL) and Sana Kisan Laghubitta Bittiya Sanstha Limited (SKBBL) were the top three investment priorities for mutual funds. Mutual Funds invested Rs. 64.35 crores in CBBL, Rs. 32.37 crores in NUBL, and Rs. 29.96 crores in SKBBL.

Mutual Fund:
The mutual fund schemes also invest in other mutual funds. Sunrise First Mutual Fund (SFMF) falls under the highest investment value mutual fund. It has an investment of Rs. 6.35 crores. Kumari Dhanabriddhi Yojana (KDBY) has the second-highest equity fund with a value of Rs. 6.22 crores. Finally, RBB Mutual Fund-1 (RMF1) stood third-highest investment of Rs. 5.89 crores.

Non-Life Insurance companies:
Among the non-life insurance companies in Nepal, Neco Insurance Company Limited (NIL), Premier Insurance Company Limited (PIC), and Shikhar Insurance Company Limited (SICL) are the investment companies of top priorities for mutual funds. Mutual Fund schemes have around Rs. 38.26 crores investments in NIL, Rs. 26.32 crores in PIC, and Rs. 18.38 crores in SICL.

Promoter shares:
Similarly, the promoter share as per the choice of mutual funds are:

As for the other sector, mutual funds have invested Rs. 24.52 crores in Nepal Reinsurance Company Limited (NRIC), Rs. 5.77 crores in Nepal Doorsanchar Company Limited (NTC).

As for the Investment sector, Citizen Investment Trust (CIT) has the highest investment worth Rs. 17.05 crores. Similarly, CEDB Hydropower Development Company Limited (CHDC) stands in the second position with an investment of Rs. 4.67 crores.

Change in NAV:

NAV stands for Net Asset Value which represents a fund’s per unit market value. Investors use this Value for the transaction of a particular mutual fund in the market. Since the NAV is calculated by subtracting all the liabilities from the total value of all the assets in a portfolio, the value changes in accordance with the change in their asset and liabilities.

In the month of Shrawan, 2079, Global IME Samunnat Scheme 1 (GIMES1) NAV gained most by 1.74% followed by SSIS which is risen by 1.61%.

S. No. Mutual Fund Symbol NAV as of Shrawan 2079 NAV as of Ashad 2079 Price Change % Change
1 Global IME Samunnat Scheme 1 GIMES1 9.96 9.79 0.17 1.74%
2 Siddhartha Systematic Investment Scheme SSIS 8.21 8.08 0.13 1.61%
3 Laxmi Unnati Kosh LUK 10.7 10.55 0.15 1.42%
4 NIC Asia Select-30 NICSF 9.94 9.81 0.13 1.33%
5 Kumari Equity Fund KEF 10.46 10.33 0.13 1.26%
6 Sunrise First Mutual Fund SFMF 12.9 12.76 0.14 1.10%
7 Prabhu Select Fund PSF 9.89 9.82 0.07 0.71%
8 Sanima Large Cap Fund SLCF 8.95 8.89 0.06 0.67%
9 NIC Asia Dynamic Debt Fund NADDF 10.79 10.72 0.07 0.65%
10 Siddhartha Equity Fund SEF 10.98 10.92 0.06 0.55%
11 Sunrise Bluechip Fund SBCF 8.86 8.82 0.04 0.45%
12 RBB Mutual Fund 1 RMF1 9.01 8.97 0.04 0.45%
13 NIBL Samriddhi Fund - 2 NIBSF2 8.59 8.56 0.03 0.35%
14 NIC Asia Growth Fund NICGF 12.85 12.81 0.04 0.31%
15 Sanima Equity Fund SAEF 14.43 14.4 0.03 0.21%
16 NIC ASIA Balanced Fund NICBF 12.19 12.17 0.02 0.16%
17 Mega Mutual Fund - 1 MMF1 8.64 8.64 0 0.00%
18 Siddhartha Investment Growth Scheme-2 SIGS2 11.02 11.02 0 0.00%
19 NIBL Pragati Fund NIBLPF 10.42 10.42 0 0.00%
20 Kumari Dhanabriddhi Yojana KDBY 10.04 9.98 0.06 0.00%
21 NIC Asia Flexi Cap Fund NICFC 10 9.97 0.03 0.00%
22 Global IME Balance Fund-I GIBF1 9.93 0 9.93 0.00%
23 Laxmi Equity Fund LEMF 10.51 10.52 -0.01 -0.10%
24 NMB Saral Bachat Fund - E NMBSBF 9.08 9.11 -0.03 -0.33%
25 Nabil Equity Fund NEF 10.54 10.59 -0.05 -0.47%
26 Nabil Balanced Fund III NBF3 8.53 8.58 -0.05 -0.58%
27 Nabil Balanced Fund - 2 NBF2 10.72 10.85 -0.13 -1.20%
28 Citizens Mutual Fund-1 CMF1 9.03 9.14 -0.11 -1.20%
29 Citizens Mutual Fund - 2 CMF2 9.8 9.93 -0.13 -1.31%
30 NIBL Sahabhagita Fund NIBLSF 10.04 10.72 -0.68 -6.34%
31 NMB 50* NMB50 11.14 13.28 -2.14 -16.11%
32 NMB Hybrid Fund L- 1* NMBHF1 10.96 13.12 -2.16 -16.46%

* Dividend Adjusted

Analyzing the pattern of investment of mutual fund schemes can help investors design their own investment portfolios, and customize them on the basis of risk-taking capacity. It is also helpful for relatively new investors to make buy/sell decisions based on the decisions of the mutual fund's schemes and safeguard themselves against some risk.

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