Last March 25, we posted the top 5 mutual fund companies as of March 25, 2011. Let’s check how it did in the 1st Quarter of 2011 and as of April 6, 2011 at the latest.

As of March 31 or 1st Quarter of 2001, here’s the top mutual fund companies in the Philippines.
Top Mutual Funds 1st Quarter 2011
Top 5 Equity Funds invested in Peso (Stock Funds)

  1. Sun Life Prosperity Phil. Equity Fund, Inc. – (-1.18%)
  2. Philequity PSE Index Fund Corp. – (-1.31%)
  3. Philequity Fund, Inc. – (-1.52%)
  4. United Fund, Inc – (-2.11%)
  5. Philam Strategic Growth Fund, Inc.***  - (-2.78%)

Top 5 Balanced Funds invested in Peso (Combination of Stocks and Bonds)

  1. Sun Life Prosperity Balanced Fund, Inc. – (-1.51%)
  2. Optima Balanced Fund, Inc. – (-2.29%)
  3. Bahay Pari Solidaritas Fund, Inc.*  - (-2.79%)
  4. GSIS Mutual Fund, Inc. – (-2.82%)
  5. Philam Fund, Inc. – (-2.82%)

Top 5 Bond Funds invested in Peso

  1. Cocolife Fixed Income Fund, Inc. – (+1.33%)
  2. First Metro Save and Learn Fixed Income Fund, Inc. – (-0.13%)
  3. ALFM Peso Bond Fund, Inc.*  - (-0.37%)
  4. Grepalife Bond Fund Corporation – (-0.24%)
  5. Philequity Peso Bond Fund, Inc. – (-0.82%)

For complete listing of Mutual Fund Companies of the Philippines 1st Quarter Performance, click here.

And since I’m a little excited about the market recovery, I’ve extended my article up to April 6, 2011. So far, this is the performance of Mutual Fund Companies in the Philippines as of April 6, 2011.

Most of the negative performance in the last update were now floating above the water. On the Equity Funds, Sun Life Prosperity Funds along with Philequity Fund, Inc. and Philequity PSE Index Fund Corp are now up by more than 2%. On the Balanced fund, almost 2% and for Bond Funds, almost on the positive side.

NAVPS Performance (as of 4/6/2011)
Mutual Funds 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. 2.731 30.88% 12.76% 12.61% -2.01%
First Metro Save and Learn Equity Fund, Inc. 3.4277 46.36% 23.88% 20.82% -1.96%
Philam Strategic Growth Fund, Inc.*** 380.66 37.5% 19.16% 17.63% 0.64%
Philequity Fund, Inc. 20.6019 43.13% 21.88% 19.36% 2.01%
Philequity PSE Index Fund Inc. 2.7615 31.17% 15.38% 17.44% 2.12%
Philippine Stock Index Fund Corp.* 454.82 30.77% 11.79% 13.42% -0.77%
Sun Life Prosperity Phil. Equity Fund, Inc. 2.6797 33.97% 14.65% 15.67% 2.62%
United Fund, Inc. 2.8446 17.04% 12.07% 11.67% -0.48%
Primarily invested in foreign currency securities
ATR KimEng AsiaPlus Recovery Fund, Inc.** $1.164 n.a. n.a. n.a. 3.12%
Balanced Funds
Primarily invested in Peso securities
ALFM Growth Fund, Inc * 179.58 39.65% n.a. n.a. -3.97%
Bahay Pari Solidaritas Fund, Inc.* 1.4085 32.43% n.a. n.a. -0.21%
First Metro Save and Learn Balanced Fund Inc. 1.9367 43.57% 28.34% n.a. -2.7%
GSIS Mutual Fund, Inc. 2.9364 34.48% 17.22% 17.58% 0.43%
MFCP Kabuhayan Fund, Inc. 1.5694 23.69% 9.85% 10.51% -3.58%
NCM Mutual Fund of the Phils., Inc 1.4286 n.a. n.a. n.a. -0.29%
Optima Balanced Fund, Inc. 1.2151 22.17% 9.69% n.a. 0.31%
Philam Fund, Inc. 12.6845 34.08% 16.81% 15.81% 0.2%
Sun Life Prosperity Balanced Fund, Inc. 2.6781 25.89% 11.23% 12.56% 1.86%
Primarily invested in foreign currency securities
Cocolife Dollar Fund Builder, Inc. 0.030082 n.a. n.a. n.a. 1.05%
Sun Life Prosperity Dollar Advantage Fund, Inc. $2.7017 4.42% 1.74% 3.44% 0.53%
Bond Funds
Primarily invested in Peso securities
ALFM Peso Bond Fund, Inc.* 264.75 7.58% 5.58% 6.37% -0.21%
Cocolife Fixed Income Fund, Inc. 1.9182 12.98% 9.95% 8.7% 1.41%
Ekklesia Mutual Fund Inc.* 1.5518 3.86% 3.53% 5% -1.22%
First Metro Save and Learn Fixed Income Fund, Inc. 1.4688 10.01% 6.61% 5.7% -0.1%
Grepalife Bond Fund Corporation 1.1398 5.75% n.a. n.a. -0.14%
Philam Bond Fund, Inc. 3.1137 4.94% 4.65% 5.37% -0.88%
Philequity Peso Bond Fund, Inc. 2.5972 7.64% 6.2% 7.73% 0.31%
Prudentialife Fixed Income Fund Inc. 1.5431 1.97% 1.56% 2.42% -2.47%
Sun Life Prosperity Bond Fund, Inc. 2.2276 7.06% 5.15% 4.68% 0.43%
Sun Life Prosperity GS Fund, Inc. 1.3009 7.5% 6.32% 5.46% -1.39%
Primarily invested in foreign currency securities
ALFM Dollar Bond Fund, Inc. * $348.92 4.67% 4.05% 4.71% 0.14%
ALFM Euro Bond Fund, Inc. * ?175.74 1.02% 2.9% 2.91% -1.79%
ATR KimEng Total Return Bond Fund Inc.** $0.9926 n.a. n.a. n.a. -1.26%
Grepalife Dollar Bond Fund Corp. $1.3785 2.83% 5.41% 6.03% -0.18%
Grepalife Fixed Income Fund Corp. P 1.3916 4.36% 4.14% 4.94% -0.02%
MAA Privilege Dollar Fixed Income Fund, Inc. $1.26689 -1.15% 0% 1.9% -4.49%
MAA Privilege Euro Fixed Income Fund, Inc. ?0.02832 n.a. n.a. n.a. -3.34%
PAMI Global Bond Fund, Inc $1.1852 4.58% 2.93% n.a. 0.32%
Philam Dollar Bond Fund, Inc. $1.7962 5.96% 5.23% 6.08% -0.94%
Philequity Dollar Income Fund Inc. $0.046287 6.18% 6.8% 7% 0.17%
Sun Life Prosperity Dollar Abundance Fund, Inc. $2.511 4.96% 5.03% 4.84% -0.82%
Money Market Funds
Primarily invested in Peso securities
ALFM Money Market Fund, Inc.* 103.53 4.25% n.a. n.a. 0.48%
ATR KimEng Money Market Fund, Inc. 1.1061 0.88% -0.22% -1.61% 0.35%
First Metro Save and Learn Money Market Fund, Inc. 1.0316 1.65% n.a. n.a. 0.32%
Philam Managed Income Fund, Inc. 1.107 1.67% 1.68% n.a. 0.14%
Sun Life Prosperity Money Market Fund, Inc. 1.1229 0.56% 1.24% 1.8% 0.01%

* – NAVPS as of the previous banking day

** – NAVPS as of two banking days ago

*** Adjusted NAVPS. Stock Dividend declaration effective November 30, 2010

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Garry Zaldy de Castro is an advocate, Financial Advisor, Certified Investment Solicitor (Mutual Fund Representative), blogger, IT practitioner, husband to Aileen and a dad to Jacob Benedict. He started Financial Planning Philippines in 2008 just to share his financial learnings to friends, relatives and anyone who wishes to be financially independent.

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