Dividend


EPF

The Employees Provident Fund (EPF) announced dividend rate of 6.40 percent for the financial year ended 31st December 2015. It was the second highest since year 2000 and lower than 6.75 percent announced in 2014.

Kindly refer to “Historical Employees Provident Funds (EPF / KWSP) Dividend Rate” page for EPF dividend rate table & chart since 1952. You may want to calculate the dividend received by using EPF Dividend Calculator.

The total dividend payout stand at RM38.24 billion from RM44.23 billon income.  The remaining are used for investment expenses, operating expenditures, statutory charges and net impairment allowance on financial assets. The payout representing an increase of 4.48 per cent compared to RM36.60 billion recorded in 2014.

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EPFEmployees Provident Fund (EPF) contributors may choose to have a Syariah Compliance KWSP-i account when the amendments to the Employees Provident Fund Act 1991 are passed in Dewan Rakyat in the current parliament session. The new account will be managed and invested according to Syariah principles.

The amendments to the EPF Act 1991, will also provide for the establishment of a Syariah Advisory Committee and an Investment Panel to ensure Syariah compliance.

With the creation of the KWSP-i account, Section 27 of the Act will be amended to enable two dividend rates to be announced for EPF contributors, each for Normal & Syariah compliance account.

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AS1M

Amanah Saham Nasional Berhad (ASNB), announced a dividend of 6.40 sen per unit for Amanah Saham 1Malaysia (AS 1Malaysia) for the financial year ended 30th September 2015.

The  dividend is 0.20 sen per unit lower then 6.60 sen per unit announced in 2014. Kindly refer to “Historical AS1 Malaysia Dividend Rate” for previous year dividend.

The dividend will involve a total payment of RM694.96 million and will benefit 395,036 unit holders which currently hold 10.9 billion units of AS 1Malaysia

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Lembaga Tabung Angkatan Tentera (LTAT) was established in August 1972 by an Act of Parliament (Act 101/1973). The aim is to provide retirement and other benefits to members of the Armed Forces (compulsory contributors) and to enable officers and mobilised members of the volunteer forces in the service to participate in a saving scheme.

The fund managed by LTAT pays an annual dividend to its contributors. The table below is the historical dividend rate for LTAT since 1973.

Year Dividend (%) Bonus (%) Special Bonus (%) Total (%)
1973
8.70
8.70
1974
7.00
7.00
1975
7.00
7.00
1976
7.00
7.00
1977
7.25
7.25
1978
7.25
7.25
1979
7.25
7.25
1980
8.00
8.00
1981
8.50
8.50
1982
8.50
0.50
9.00
1983
8.50
8.50
1984
8.75
8.75
1985
8.75
8.75
1986
8.00
8.00
1987
6.50
6.50
1988
6.50
6.50
1989
7.00
7.00
1990
7.00
0.50
7.50
1991
7.00
3.00
10.00
1992
7.00
4.00
11.00
1993
7.00
5.00
12.00
1994
7.00
6.00
13.00
1995
7.00
6.00
13.00
1996
7.00
6.25
5.00
18.25
1997
7.00
4.50
4.00
15.50
1998
7.00
3.50
3.00
13.50
1999
7.00
5.00
3.00
15.00
2000
7.00
3.00
3.00
13.00
2001
7.00
3.00
10.00
2002
7.00
3.00
10.00
2003
7.00
3.75
10.75
2004
7.00
3.75
5.00
15.75
2005
7.00
3.75
5.00
15.75
2006
7.00
3.00
5.00
15.00
2007
7.00
3.00
6.00
16.00
2008
7.00
3.00
6.00
16.00
2009
7.00
1.00
6.00
14.00
2010
7.00
1.00
6.00
14.00
2011
7.00
1.00
7.00
15.00
2012
7.00
1.00
8.00
16.00
2013
7.00
1.00
8.00
16.00
2014
7.00
1.00
7.00
15.00


EPF

The Employees Provident Fund (EPF) announced dividend rate of 6.75 percent for the financial year ended 31st December 2014. It was the highest since year 2000 and higher than 6.35 percent announced in 2013.

Kindly refer to “Historical Employees Provident Funds (EPF / KWSP) Dividend Rate” page for EPF dividend rate table & chart since 1952. You may want to calculate the dividend received by using EPF Dividend Calculator.

The total dividend payout stand at RM36.60 billion from RM39.08 billon investment income.  The remaining are used for investment expenses, operating expenditures, statutory charges and net impairment allowance on financial assets. The payout representing an increase of 17.31 per cent compared to RM31.20 billion recorded in 2013.

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