Crisil has always been known for immense credibility when it come to ratings. For Mutual Funds the rating agency adopts a Methodology that is based on global best practices. The company's ratings covers not only risk adjusted returns, but also portfolio characteristics like industry concentration, company concentration, liquidity etc. to make the analysis forward looking. Take a look at the 4 top rated Large Cap Equity Mutual Funds as rated by Crisil.
BNP Paribas Equity Fund has been rated as number one by Crisil among large cap equity mutual funds in India. Value Research Online has also given the fund a 5-star rating. Year to date the fund has given a return of almost 40 per cent and in the last 5 years the fund has given a return in excess of 15 per cent. The portfolio has blue chip stocks like Bharti Airtel, HDFC Bank and TCS.
2) SBI Blue Chip Fund
SBI Blue Chip Fund has also been rated as number one by Crisil. The fund has not been rated 5 star by Value Research Online, but has a 4 star rating. Year to date the fund has given a return of close to 40 per cent. Among the stocks that form part of the fund's portfolio include stocks like Maruti Suzuki, HDFC Bank and others.
3) UTI Equity Fund
Like peers BNP Paribas and SBI Blue Chip the UTI Equity Fund has also been rated as number one. The fund has given year to date returns of 35 per cent, while the one year return has been 46 per cent. The SIP Investment in the fund is for a minimum of Rs 500.
4) Birla Sun Life Top 100
The Fund has given super returns in the one year of around 44 per cent. There is no doubt that the Sensex and Nifty has rallied and in comparison to that the fund has maintained its performance. The Nifty has given a year to date return of around 25 per cent, while the Fund has generated a return of almost 38 per cent, clearly outperforming returns from the Sensex and the Nifty this year. If we take a more longer term view, then the fund has given returns of around 15 per cent in the last 5 years. This is pretty decent in comparison to bank fixed deposits or any other dent instruments.