List of Top Mutual Funds in the Philippines

by Gily Tenorio on May 20, 2010

in Mutual Funds

Investing in mutual funds is one of the best investment you can ever have because it requires only small initial opening deposit but it gives high returns with average investment risk. In the Philippines, it is becoming popular to invest in mutual funds. Many people and OFWs are now putting some amount of their savings in this kind of investment.

You could also begin investing in MF but it is advisable you study and learn how it works and how the fund is managed by the investment company.The list below shows the top mutual fund companies in the Philippines as of December 29, 2011 based on the rate of return per one year, three years and five years.

To visit the mutual fund company’s website, just search the name in Google by copy and paste. You can find more information about the mutual fund once you visited their site.

 

Fund Name NAV Per Share 1 yr. Return (%) 3 yr. Return (%) 5 yr. Return (%) YTD Return (%)
Stock Funds
    Primarily invested in Peso securities
ATR KimEng Equity Opportunity Fund, Inc. 2.7443 -1.12% 28.75% 7.3% -1.6%
First Metro Save and Learn Equity Fund, Inc. 3.7735 8.51% 39% 15.92% 8.18%
Philam Strategic Growth Fund, Inc. 388.29 2.59% 32.63% 11.62% 2.66%
Philequity Fund, Inc. 21.432 6.21% 39.25% 13.63% 6.11%
Philequity PSE Index Fund Inc. 2.9259 8.57% 33.41% 18.81% 8.17%
Philippine Stock Index Fund Corp.* 472.51 3.98% 32.23% 7.74% 3.05%
Sun Life Prosperity Phil. Equity Fund, Inc.* 2.674 2.42% 27.54% 9.32% 2.39%
United Fund, Inc. 2.7442 -3.76% 13.72% 6.66% -4.02%
    Primarily invested in foreign currency securities
ATR KimEng AsiaPlus Recovery Fund, Inc.** $0.8916 -20.17% n.a. n.a. -21.01%
Balanced Funds
    Primarily invested in Peso securities
ALFM Growth Fund, Inc * 185.24 -0.31% 35.71% n.a. -1.3%
Bahay Pari Solidaritas Fund, Inc.* 1.4291 1.74% n.a. n.a. 0.85%
First Metro Save and Learn Balanced Fund Inc. 2.12 6.82% 35.7% n.a. 6.62%
GSIS Mutual Fund, Inc. 2.9486 0.86% 26.67% 11.14% 0.86%
MFCP Kabuhayan Fund, Inc. 1.5814 -2.57% 19.48% 5.95% -1.48%
NCM Mutual Fund of the Phils., Inc 1.4739 2.86% n.a. n.a. 2.92%
Optima Balanced Fund, Inc. 1.288 6.45% 18.07% 6.29% 6.32%
Philam Fund, Inc. 13.0114 2.81% 27.59% 10.83% 2.8%
Sun Life Prosperity Balanced Fund, Inc.* 2.7114 3.09% 17.93% 7.95% 3.08%
    Primarily invested in foreign currency securities
Cocolife Dollar Fund Builder, Inc. $0.03061 n.a. n.a. n.a. 4.83%
PAMI Asia Balanced Fund, Inc. $0.9141 n.a. n.a. n.a. -9.6%
Sun Life Prosperity Dollar Advantage Fund, Inc.* $2.674 -0.36% 4.5% 1.54% -0.51%
Bond Funds
    Primarily invested in Peso securities
ALFM Peso Bond Fund, Inc.* 282.94 6.74% 6.79% 5.96% 6.69%
Cocolife Fixed Income Fund, Inc. 2.0254 9.09% 10.63% 8.66% 6.82%
Ekklesia Mutual Fund Inc.* 1.7288 10.19% 6.98% 5.01% 10.35%
First Metro Save and Learn Fixed Income Fund, Inc. 1.6589 12.54% 9.74% 6.74% 12.34%
Grepalife Bond Fund Corporation 1.1952 4.76% n.a. n.a. 4.79%
Philam Bond Fund, Inc. 3.3724 7.41% 6.83% 5.34% 7.44%
Philequity Peso Bond Fund, Inc. 2.8235 9.05% 8.22% 9.54% 9.02%
Prudentialife Fixed Income Fund Inc. 1.6275 2.9% 3.91% 3.12% 2.86%
Sun Life Prosperity Bond Fund, Inc.* 2.4031 7.86% 7.32% 5.16% 8.33%
Sun Life Prosperity GS Fund, Inc.* 1.3945 6.23% 8.18% 5.75% 5.7%
    Primarily invested in foreign currency securities
ALFM Dollar Bond Fund, Inc. * $362.28 3.85% 5.15% 4.57% 3.95%
ALFM Euro Bond Fund, Inc. * ?178.74 -0.05% 3.67% 2.56% -0.05%
ATR KimEng Total Return Bond Fund Inc.** $1.0264 2.33% n.a. n.a. 2.1%
Grepalife Dollar Bond Fund Corp. $1.4244 3.23% 10.12% 5.31% 3.47%
Grepalife Fixed Income Fund Corp. P 1.5029 7.92% 8.66% 4.92% 7.24%
MAA Privilege Dollar Fixed Income Fund, Inc. $1.35742 2.33% 3.42% 2.17% 5.56%
MAA Privilege Euro Fixed Income Fund, Inc. ?0.02813 n.a. n.a. n.a. -3.33%
PAMI Global Bond Fund, Inc $1.2068 3.77% 2.75% n.a. 1.96%
Philam Dollar Bond Fund, Inc. $1.8773 3.66% 9.97% 5.59% 3.54%
Philequity Dollar Income Fund Inc. $0.0484099 4.73% 8.66% 7.97% 5.24%
Sun Life Prosperity Dollar Abundance Fund, Inc.* $2.6765 5.84% 9.76% 4.75% 5.84%
Money Market Funds
    Primarily invested in Peso securities
ALFM Money Market Fund, Inc.* 106.41 3.27% n.a. n.a. 3.29%
ATR KimEng Money Market Fund, Inc. 1.1118 1.02% 0.9% -1.43% 0.89%
First Metro Save and Learn Money Market Fund, Inc. 1.0447 1.58% n.a. n.a. 1.59%
Philam Managed Income Fund, Inc. 1.1172 1.09% 1.63% 1.24% 1.06%
Sun Life Prosperity Money Market Fund, Inc.* 1.1269 0.37% 0.87% 1.34% 0.37%
 * – NAVPS as of the previous banking day   ** – NAVPS as of two banking days ago

Source: http://www.icap.com.ph/

Disclaimer: Past performance of mutual fund does not guarantee future return. Please study carefully the mutual company you want to invest in.