Taurus Starshare Fund

Taurus Starshare Fund is being managed by Sadanand Shetty. Sadanand has 16 years experience in this domain and took over in June 2010. It is a poor performer. Existing investors can exit this fund. New investors can invest in better performing funds in this category.

Where does Taurus Starshare Fund invest your money?

Taurus Starshare is a diversified large cap fund which invests your money in across large, mid and small cap stocks of high growth companies across sectors and themes. Taurus Starshare Fund has 59% exposure to giant and large size companies, 32% exposure to medium size companies and 8.26% exposure in small size companies. Large cap companies tend to be stable compared to mid cap and small cap companies. Small and mid size companies have the potential to become large companies and when that happens you are expected to get bumper returns.

Suitable for what?
  • Child's marriage
  • Child's education
  • Retirement Planning
  • Home Purchase
Not suitable for?
  • Creation of wealth
  • Short term needs
Our recommendation for fresh investment
Not Recommended
Our recommendation for existing investment
Not Recommended
How has Taurus Starshare performed in the past?

If you had invested Rs 1 lakh when the fund was launched in Jan 1994 the value of your investments would be around Rs 6 lakhs. If you had invested Rs 1 lakh five years back it would have become Rs 1.06 lakhs. The performance has been not better than or similar to other diversified mutual funds. The fund has been giving at around 1.24% every year for those who stayed invested for last 5 years.

Assume you had invested Rs 10,000 every month in Taurus Starshare Fund through SIP for the past 5 years today you would have just around Rs 7.84 lakhs.

What charges apply?

A onetime fee of Rs 100 is charged on investments over Rs 10, 000 made through distributors. If you are a first time investor in mutual funds an additional Rs 50 is charged to cover KYC expenses. This is deducted from your investment and can be skipped if you buy directly from the mutual fund via their website or offices.

If units are sold within a year an exit load of 1% is deducted from your total returns. No exit load applies for units withdrawn post one year. Expense ratio of Taurus Starshare Fund is 2.41%. This is charged to recover the fund management company’s expenses on securities’ transactions,

When to exit?

Withdraw when your goals are closer to achievement. Do not remove the money during when the markets go up or down. Do not panic. Stick to your goals.

What are the tax implications?

The returns in a mutual fund are absolutely tax free, provided you did not withdraw within 1 year. Taurus Starshare Fund does not qualify for sec 80C ELSS benefits.

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