ASNB


Amanah Saham Malaysia (ASM) fund was launched on the 20th of April 2000. The fund objective is to provide unitholders with a long-term investment opportunity that generates regular and competitive returns through a diversified portfolio of investments.

ASM is a equity income fund with fixed-price at RM1.00 per unit. The allocated fund size is 13 billion units an open to all Malaysian.

The table below is the historical dividend rate since the fund was launched in 2000.

Year Dividend (sen) Special Dividend (sen) Total (sen)
2001
7.80
7.80
2002
7.00
7.00
2003
6.60
6.60
2004
7.00
7.00
2005
7.20
7.20
2006
6.75
6.75
2007
6.80
6.80
2008
7.80
7.80
2009
6.25
6.25
2010
6.30
6.30
2011
6.38
6.38
2012
6.50
6.50
2013
6.50
0.3
6.80
2014
6.60
6.60
2015
6.60
6.60
2016
6.30
6.30
2017
6.00
6.00

 



ASW2020

For financial end 2009, ASW 2020 pays 6.3 sen dividend to the unitholders and it is the lowest since the fund was launched in 1997. In the same period, a total of more than 872,599  peoples subscribe with ASW 2020 with total fund size of more than RM11 billion. It means that only left less than 3 billion unit to be subscribed.

In summary, ASW 2020  invest 59.7% of the total funds size in Malaysia Stock Market. The remaining is in cash or other income instrument.

The following table show which company that ASW 2020 invest into & also unitholder distribution for financial end of 31st August 2009.

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ASG

Amanah Saham Nasional Bhd (ASNB) has maintained the rates of income distribution for all three Amanah Saham Gemilang (ASG) funds for the financial year ending March 31, 2010.

ASG-Pendidikan investors will receive 5.5 sen per unit while ASG-Kesihatan and ASG-Persaraan unitholders 6.0 sen and 5.0 sen per unit respectively.

Based on the net asset value (NAV) on March 23, the income distribution translated to a yield of 5.81 per cent for ASG-Pendidikan, 6.12 per cent for ASG-Kesihatan and 5.05 per cent for ASG-Persaraan.

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ASM

On 22nd March 2010, Amanah Saham Nasional Bhd (ASNB) announced an income distribution of 6.30 sen per unit for Amanah Saham Malaysia (ASM) for the financial year ended March 31, 2010. Last year, the income distribution is 6.25 sen per unit, which was the lowest since its introduction in 2000. The highest dividend given was 7.8 sen in 2001.

The income distribution involved a total payout of RM654.06 million, an increase of 60.5 per cent from RM407.58 million paid in 2009. The payment will benefit 552,000 unitholders who had subscribed to 11.2 billion ASM units as at March 19, 2010.

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