NAV or Net Asset Value is a term that you will see on various mutual fund promotional materials. So what exactly is it?

Simply put, NAV is the price of each mutual fund unit at which an investor can buy and sell units of the fund. NAV of a fund changes every day as a result of changes in the market price of the securities that form a part of the portfolio. Think of it as the collective singular price of a combination of many different shares and securities held in a mutual fund product.