ICICI Prudential FMCG Fund Direct Plan Growth - Regular - Latest NAV [ ₹343.34 ], Returns, Performance, Portfolio & Returns 2021

ICICI Prudential FMCG Fund Direct Plan Growth

3 yr CAGR

Fund overview


Net Asset Value


AUM (Fund size)

900.43 Crore

Lock-in period


Exit Load

1 % for 15 days

Expense ratio



Very High Risk

Top holdings

ITC Ltd18.1%
Hindustan Unilever Ltd11.16%
Britannia Industries Ltd5.39%
United Spirits Ltd4.17%
Aditya Birla Fashion and Retail Ltd3.78%
United Breweries Ltd3.32%
Procter & Gamble Hygiene and Health Care Ltd3.17%
Unilever PLC ADR2.89%
Anheuser-Busch InBev SA/NV ADR2.58%

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Monthly (SIP)
₹4,000 invested monthly becomes 0 in a period of 20 years

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About ICICI Prudential FMCG Fund - Direct Plan - Growth

The main objective of ICICI Prudential FMCG Fund is to create returns in the form of long-term capital gains by investing primarily in the securities being issued by the companies operating in the FMCG sector.

Pros and Cons of ICICI Prudential FMCG Fund - Direct Plan - Growth

The most significant advantage of investing in this fund is that you gain exposure to a portfolio which is constituted by the securities of various FMCG companies. The fund may also invest up to 10% of its assets in debt and money market securities. On the flip side, the risk associated with this fund is on the higher side since it invests only in FMCG companies.

Fund Information and Statistics

i) Inception/Launch Date

ICICI Prudential FMCG Fund - Direct Plan - Growth was launched on 1 January 2013.

ii) Risk Level

The ICICI Prudential FMCG Fund - Direct Plan - Growth is clubbed under the ‘high risk’ category of mutual funds since the fund invests only the securities of companies operating in the FMCG sector.

iii) Redemption

Since ICICI Prudential FMCG Fund - Direct Plan - Growth is open-ended, you can withdraw your investments at any time.

iv) Fund Manager

Mr Ihab Dalwai is the current fund manager of ICICI Prudential FMCG Fund - Direct Plan - Growth.

v) Entry/Exit Load

There is no entry load in order to comply with the regulations set by the Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI). An exit load of 1% is levied on units in excess of 10% on redeeming within one year from the date of allotment. Thereafter, no exit load applies.

About ICICI Prudential Mutual Fund

ICICI Prudential Mutual Fund is one of the largest fund houses in India. As per the latest information, the assets under management (AUM) of the ICICI fund house stood at a whopping Rs 3.67 lakh crore. It registered with the Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) with ICICI Bank Ltd and Prudential Plc as its sponsors. The ICICI Prudential Trust Ltd is the trustee of ICICI Prudential Mutual Fund.

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Monthly (SIP)
Estimated value after 3 years

(as per historical returns)

2.18 Lakhs
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