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ICICI Prudential Contra Strategy PMS

Key Portfolio Attributes

Anand Shah
Geetika Gupta

Inception Date: 14th September, 2018

Portfolio Managers: Anand Shah & Geetika Gupta

Portfolio Managers’ Experience:

Anand Shah- 20+ years

Geetika Gupta- 10+ years

Portfolio Managers’ Qualification:

Anand Shah- PGDM from IIM Lucknow

Geetika Gupta- B.Tech, Chemical Engineering from IIT Delhi and PGDM from IIM, Ahmedabad

Investment Objective

ICICI Contra Strategy aims to provide long term capital appreciation and generate returns by investing in underperforming stocks or sectors, which are available at intrinsic valuations and are expected to perform well in the long run. It seeks to generate capital appreciation by investing predominantly in Equity & Equity Related Instruments through contrarian investing. For defensive consideration, the Strategy may invest in debt and money market mutual fund schemes.

Portfolio Strategy

• A focused portfolio of investment ideas, agnostic to market capitalisations. The Strategy aims to invest across market capitalisation.

• Optimal diversification across stocks, with the opportunity to be overweight vis-à-vis its benchmark, S&P BSE 200, on certain high conviction picks, to potentially generate higher alpha.

• In case of debt exposures, the Strategy may invest in debt instruments through money market/liquid/short term mutual fund schemes of ICICI Prudential Mutual Fund.

• The Strategy may not be restricted by any particular investment style and may opt for flexibility to select stocks across investment styles.

• May aim to use cash as a hedge against sharp declines in equity in an endeavour to protect the Strategy.

Performance Table #

Trailing Returns (%) 1m return 3m return 6m return 1y return 2y return 3y return 5y return 10y return Since inception return
BSE 200 -4.1%-1.0%-2.8%6.7%33.3%12.9%-10.9%

QRC Report Card *


Portfolio Holdings

Holding %
ICICI Bank Ltd 8.59
Bharti Airtel Ltd 7.41
State Bank of India 7.27
HDFC Bank Ltd 6.27
VRL Logistic Ltd 5.77
Top 5 Equity Holdings 35.31

Sector Allocation

Holding %
Software 5.78
Transportation 7.84
Telecom - Services 9.21
Ferrous Metals 13.12
Banks 26.26

Market Cap Allocation

Allocations %
Large Cap 64.5
Mid Cap 19.5
Small Cap 16.0
Cash 0.0

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#Returns as of 31 May 2022. Returns up to 1 Year are absolute, above 1 Year are CAGR.

*QRC Report Card data is updated quarterly. Current data is as of Mar 22.

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