Meanwhile, in contrast to the several past months, not many IPOs attracted MFs in June. Deccan Aviation, Unity Infraprojects, and Allcargo Global Logistics were the ones, which were picked by funds. In terms of value, Siemens, ONGC, and Hindustan Lever were the top purchases by MFs, while Infosys, Reliance Industries, and Tata Steel topped the sell list.
|Top shares traded by MFs (based on volume)|
|Top 5 shares bought||No. of Shares|
|Steel Authority of India||6,859,606|
|Top 5 shares sold||No. of Shares|
A study of the top ten mutual funds' equity portfolios as on June 30, which are UTI, Prudential ICICI, HDFC, Templeton, Reliance, SBI, Birla SunLife, Kotak, DSP ML, and HSBC reveals that four out of the ten MFs added to their investments in KEC Infrastructures. SBI MF was the top buyer of the stock with over 195 lakh shares bought. Ashok Leyland, the second top buy in terms of volume, was bought by six out of the ten funds. Templeton MF was the top buyer of the stock with 102 lakh shares bought. Among other auto stocks bought, Rico Auto, Apollo Tyres topped the buy list, while Amtek Auto, and Tata Motors were among the top sells.
MphasiS BFL - the top sell was sold extensively by Templeton MF with over 98 lakh shares sold. Pru ICICI, Birla, SBI, DSP ML, and HDFC MF also sold the stock, while Kotak MF added to its investments in it. Among other IT stocks sold, Satyam, Infosys, and Tulip IT topped the sell list, while Aztec, HCL Infosystems, Wipro, and Polaris were among the other top buys.
Among the IPOs that listed in June, UTI MF bought over 7.6 lakh shares of Deccan Aviation, Pru ICICI MF bought over 1.7 lakh shares of Unity Infraprojects, while Kotak and SBI MF purchased over 1 lakh and 38,000, each of Allcargo Global Logistics.
|Top shares traded by MFs (based on value)|
|Top 5 shares bought||Value (Rs in cr)|
|Top 5 shares sold||Value (Rs in cr)|
IT bellwether Infosys, the top sold stock in terms of value, was bought by UTI, Templeton, Reliance, HDFC, SBI, and Birla MF. UTI MF was the top seller with over 8.95 lakh shares sold. However, Pru ICICI, HSBC, Kotak, and DSP ML MF added to their investments in the stock.
Pharma stocks Cipla, GSK Pharma, Ipca Labs, Glenmark, and Novartis were among the top buys, while Ranbaxy was sold. Manufacturing stocks Essel Propack, Tamilnadu Newsprint, Ballarpur, Asahi India Glass, and SRF also attracted MFs. In the FMCG pack, Hindustan Lever, Eveready Industries, GSK Healthcare, and Marico were among the top buys, while ITC was a prominent sell.
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