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HDFC Mid-Cap Opportunities Fund(G)

HDFC Mid-Cap Opportunities Fund(G)
Dividend Yearly
Equity - Mid Cap
52-week NAV high
60.30  (As on 30-04-2018)
52-week NAV low
48.56  (As on 09-10-2018)
2.15%  (As on 28-02-2019)


1 mnth 3 mnth 6 mnth 1 yr 2 yr 3 yr 4 yr 5 yr 10 yr
Fund Returns 10.14 2.62 -1.65 -1.51 6.20 15.81 10.29 20.43 -
Scheme Details
Fund Type
Open Ended
Investment Plan
Launch Date
Jun 25, 2007
Last Dividend
Minimum Investment

HDFC Mutual Fund is sponsored by Housing Development Finance Corporation Ltd. and Standard Life Investments Ltd., and was established in the year 2000. HDFC Asset Management Company is the asset manager of HDFC Mutual Fund which is headquartered in Mumbai. It offers mutual fund schemes across various asset classes of equity, debt, liquid, exchange-traded funds (ETFs), and Fund of Funds (FoF).

The HDFC Mid-Cap Opportunities Fund-Growth option is an open-ended equity scheme that mainly invests in stocks of midcap firms. The growth option of the fund allows investors to receive capital gains at the end of the investment period.

Investment Objective:

To offer capital appreciation to the investor over a long term through investment in stocks of midcap companies.

Key Features of the Scheme:

Type of fund

An open-ended equity scheme

Plans available


Dividend - Payout and Reinvestment

Options under each plan

The dividend option offers payout and reinvestment option


Moderately High

Systematic Investment Plan


Systematic Transfer Plan


Systematic Withdrawal Advantage Plan


Investment amount for HDFC Mid-Cap Opportunities Fund:

Minimum Application Amount

Rs.5,000 and any amount thereafter

Minimum Additional Investment

Rs.1,000 and any amount thereafter

Minimum installment for Systematic Investment Plan (SIP)

Daily SIP - Rs.300 and in multiples of Rs.100 thereafter

Monthly SIP - Rs.500 and in multiples of Rs.100 thereafter

Quarterly SIP - Rs.1,500 and in multiples of Rs.100 thereafter

Entry Load

Not Applicable

Exit Load

1% exit load will be applicable if investors exit before 12 months from unit allotment date. No exit load will apply thereafter.

Asset Allocation for HDFC Mid-Cap Opportunities Fund:


Percentage of total assets

Risk Profile



Equity and its related securities of midcap companies




Other equity-related securities




Debt securities including securitised debt and money market securities



Low to Medium

Units issued by REITs and InvITs



Medium to High

Non-convertible preference shares



Low to Medium

Who can invest in HDFC Mid-Cap Opportunities Fund:

The following persons/entities are eligible to apply for subscription to the units of HDFC Mid-Cap Opportunities Fund:

  • Adult individuals residing in India
  • Hindu Undivided Families through Karta
  • Minors through a legal guardian or parent
  • Association of Persons or Body of Individuals
  • Persons of Indian Origin (PIO)/Non-Resident Indians (NRIs), on repatriation or non-repatriation basis
  • Religious and Charitable Trusts, Wakfs or endowments of private trusts
  • Corporate bodies and companies registered in India
  • SEBI registered Foreign Portfolio Investors
  • Limited Liability Partnerships and Partnership firms
  • Universities and educational institutions
  • Financial institutions and banks (including Regional Rural Banks and Co-operative Banks)
  • Scientific and Industrial Research Organisations
  • Army, Navy, Air Force, and other paramilitary funds
  • Proprietorship in the name of the sole proprietor
  • Pensions/Gratuity/Provident Fund to a permissible extent
  • AMC/Trustee or Sponsor or their associates
  • International Multilateral Agencies approved by the RBI and Government of India
  • Mutual fund schemes registered with SEBI (Securities and Exchange Board of India)

NAV Disclosure and Benchmark for HDFC Mid-Cap Opportunities Fund:

The scheme’s Net Asset Value (NAV) per unit is calculated by dividing the scheme’s net assets by the number of outstanding units on the date of valuation. The NAV is computed and disclosed at the end of each business day. The NAV is calculated up to 3 decimals.

The Asset Management Company (AMC) will compute and disclose the NAVs, Repurchase, and Sale price of the HDFC Mid-Cap Opportunities Fund at the close of every business day. The NAV will also be published in at least 2 newspapers with nationwide circulation. The website of the Association of Mutual Funds in India (AMFI) and HDFC Mutual Fund will also display the scheme’s NAV on and, respectively. The disclosure of NAV on the mentioned websites will be made by 9:00 p.m. on each business day.

Liquidity: Since the scheme is open-ended, investors can sell, buy, or switch units at NAV based prices on every business day.

Benchmark: Nifty Midcap 100

Fund Manager:

Mr. Chirag Setalvad and Mr. Rakesh Vyas

The HDFC Mid-Cap Opportunities Fund is managed by Mr. Chirag Setalvad who has an overall experience of 21 years out of which 18 years was in equity research and fund management. He also has 3 years of experience in investment banking. Mr. Setalvad has been managing the fund since 10 years and 10 months. Besides this, he also manages other funds - HDFC Children’s Gift Fund, HDFC Long Term Advantage Fund, HDFC Small Cap Fund, etc.

Mr. Rakesh Vyas manages the overseas investments of the scheme and has 11 years of experience in equity research.

Investment Restrictions on HDFC Mid-Cap Opportunities Fund:

The Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) has laid down the following investment restrictions for subscription to the units of the HDFC Mid-Cap Opportunities Fund:

  • The scheme is not permitted to invest above 10% of its NAV in debt securities issued by a single issuer and rated above the investment grade by a credit rating agency. This limit can be extended to 12% of the NAV provided that the Trust and Board of the AMC approve it.
  • The scheme shall not make any investments in any security issued through private placement, unlisted securities, and listed securities of group companies of the sponsors above 25% of the net assets.
  • The scheme is not allowed to invest above 10% of its NAV in debt instruments that are unrated and issued by a single issuer. The total investment in such securities also cannot be more than 25% of the scheme’s NAV. Any such investments will need to be approved by the Board and Trustee of the AMC.
  • The mutual fund can enter into transactions dealing with government securities only in the dematerialised form.
  • The scheme is not permitted to invest in any Fund of Funds (FoF) schemes.
  • Debentures of any residual maturity period will attract the same restrictions as debt securities including the ones issued by public institutions/bodies such as municipal corporations, electricity boards, state transport corporations, etc. The restrictions however, will not apply to securities issued by central or state governments.
  • The scheme cannot advance loans for any purpose or borrow except to meet the scheme’s temporary liquidity needs. The borrowing, however, cannot exceed 6 months and should not be above 20% of the scheme’s net assets.
  • The scheme can invest the pending deployment of a scheme’s funds in short-term deposits of scheduled commercial banks without being charged any advisory or investment management fees.

Dividend Policy of HDFC Mid-Cap Opportunities Fund

Investors will be eligible to receive dividends that will be distributed at the discretion of the Trustee and on the availability of surplus by way of realised profit. To receive dividends, the name of the investors should appear on the register of unitholders on the record date.

The dividend option will be available under 2 options - payout and reinvestment option. In the payout option, unitholders will receive payouts which they can encash through direct credit or any other means, into their bank account.

Investors opting for a dividend reinvestment will not receive payouts but the dividend will be invested back into the scheme allowing investors to buy additional units of the scheme. When the dividends are reinvested, the number of units to the credit of the unitholder will increase at the same extent as the dividend reinvested divided by the applicable NAV.

The Trustee will fix the record date and the quantum of dividend in their meeting. The dividend will be paid according to the availability of distributable surplus.

Other Facilities offered by the HDFC Mid-Cap Opportunities Fund

The HDFC Mid-Cap Opportunities Fund offers the below facilities for the benefit of investors:

  • Systematic Investment Plan (SIP)
  • FlexSIP, Group SIP
  • One Time Mandate (OTM) Facility
  • Systematic Transfer Plan (STP)
  • HDFC Swing Systematic Transfer Plan
  • Dividend Transfer Plan Facility
  • Systematic Withdrawal Advantage Plan (SWAP)
  • HDFC Flexindex Plan
  • Automatic Trigger Facility
  • Switching Option

Why you should invest in HDFC Mid-Cap Opportunities Fund

  • Low investment amount - For as low as Rs.500 a month, you can subscribe to the units of HDFC Mid-Cap Opportunities Fund through an SIP. Therefore, there is no need for you to invest a lump-sum amount to grow your investments.
  • Additional benefits - The HDFC Mid-Cap Opportunities Fund comes with many additional benefits such as SIP, STP, SWAP, OTM, Automatic Trigger Facility, switching option, etc. The automatic trigger facility enables unitholders holding units in non-demat form to withdraw or switch units when it reaches a certain capital appreciation or period of time. Under the switching option, investors can switch a part or the entire unit holdings to another scheme of the same mutual fund.
  • Offers optimal returns - Being an equity scheme that invests in stocks of midcap firms, the HDFC Mid-Cap Opportunities Fund has the ability to fetch the most favourable returns and will help you grow your wealth over a long-term.
  • Professionally managed - The fund managers of the HDFC Mid-Cap Opportunities fund have many years of experience in equity research and hence, you can be sure that your investments are well taken care of.

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