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ICICI Prudential AMC launches ICICI Prudential Nifty PSU Bank ETF NFO
The Nifty PSU Bank Index captures the performance of the PSU banks that are traded on the National Stock Exchange Nifty PSU Banks are relatively undervalued as against their Private peers indicating an opportunity to invest in the good dividend yielding ETF*
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ICICI Prudential Mutual Fund has announced the launch of ICICI Prudential Nifty PSU Bank ETF, an open-ended exchange traded fund tracking Nifty PSU Bank Index. The ETF will reflect the performance of 12 PSU bank companies which form a part of the index.
Speaking on the launch of the product, Mr Chintan Haria, Head – Investment Strategy, ICICI Prudential AMC said, “Over the past decade, PSU banks have undergone a transformation on account of their improving efficiency, customer centric approach, technological superiority and improving risk management frameworks. As a result, since 2018, net NPAs have fallen by over 65 per cent while capital adequacy ratio has risen by almost 15 per cent. This improvement is reflected in equity market as well, with the Nifty PSU Bank TRI delivering better returns than both Nifty 50 TRI and Nifty Bank TRI over the last few years.”
In 2022, while there were broad-based gains in the banking pack, it was public sector banks that lead the rally. Investors may consider investing periodically as it enables to accumulate more units during times of market correction. This helps enhance returns when markets head higher due to lower average unit purchase cost.
Why Invest in the ICICI Prudential Nifty PSU Bank ETF?
• Robust Demand – Banks intermediate by accepting deposits and lending money to those in need thereby facilitating optimum utilization of scarce resources
• Economic Growth – PSU Banks have effectively captured the GDP growth of the country due to it being a beneficiary from all sectors of the economy
• Improving Asset Quality – Asset quality is improving due to reforms which may lead to risk reduction and higher returns
• Low Capital Requirement – For a minimum investment amount of Rs.1000, an investor gets the opportunity to invest in most of the biggest banks in the country
Fundamentals of PSU Bank Index
Nifty PSU Banks are relatively undervalued as against their private peers indicating an opportunity for investors to invest in the good dividend yielding ETF.
Data as on 31st January 2023. Source: www.niftyindices.com The price-to-earnings (P/E) ratio is the ratio for valuing a company that measures its current share price relative to its per-share earnings. The price-to-book (P/B) ratio measures the market's valuation of a company relative to its book value. The dividend yield, expressed as a percentage, is a financial ratio (dividend/price) that shows how much a company pays out in dividends each year relative to its stock price. Dividend yielding index does not signify that ICICI Prudential Nifty PSU Bank ETF will pay any dividend/ IDCW to investors.
Growth of PSU Banks
Quantum jump in market capitalization of PSU banks in the last 10 years
The information stated above is available in public domain, and is not an investment advice or recommendation of any of the mentioned stock. The sector(s)/stock(s) mentioned in this document do not constitute any recommendation of the same and ICICI Prudential Mutual Fund may or may not have any future positions in the sector(s)/stock(s). The stocks are forming part of the underlying index as on 28th February 2023.
The above stocks form part of Index Constituents mentioned in the SID. Companies/Stocks mentioned above are top holdings basis Market Capitalization in Nifty PSU Bank Index as on February 28, 2023. Source NSE India. 10 Year CAGR of Marketcap is used. Past performance may or may not be sustained in future.
Top 10 Index Constituents
The Nifty PSU Bank Index captures the performance of the PSU Banks that are traded at the National Stock Exchange (NSE).
Data as on 28th February, 2023. Source: www.niftyindices.com. The performance of the index does not signify performance of the scheme.
Riskometer & Disclaimers:
# It may be noted that the scheme risk-o-meter specified above is based on the internal assessment of scheme characteristics and may vary post NFO, when the actual investments are made. The same shall be updated in accordance with provisions of SEBI circular dated October 5, 2020 on Product labelling in mutual fund schemes on ongoing basis.
Mutual Fund investments are subject to market risks, read all scheme related documents carefully
*The dividend yield, expressed as a percentage, is a financial ratio (dividend/price) that shows how much a company pays out in dividends each year relative to its stock price. Dividend yielding index does not signify that ICICI Prudential Nifty PSU Bank ETF will pay any dividend/ IDCW to investors.
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