The Employees Provident Fund (EPF) announced dividend rate of 5.80 percent for the financial year ended 31 December 2010. It was 15 basis points higher than 5.65 percent announced in 2009. However, it is slightly lower than the rumors of 5.85%, early this month.
The total dividend payout stand at RM21.61 billion and it was the highest ever. Gross income for the same period was at historical high of RM24.06 billion which is 39.76 percent higher than 2009.