ASB Unitholders Get 8.8% Dividend & Bonus for 2011


Amanah Saham Bumiputera (ASB) unitholders will receive a dividend of 7.65 sen and a bonus 1.15 sen per unit for the financial year ending 31st December 2011. This brings a total of 8.8 sen distribution income for year 2011.

This dividend is 1.5 sen higher compared to 7.50 sen declared last year. However, the bonus is 0.1 sen lower than the amount declared in 2010, at 1.25 sen.

Kindly refer to “Historical Amanah Saham Bumiputera (ASB) Dividend Rate” page, for previous year dividend.

Currently, there are 7.3 million ASB unitholders who collectively hold over 95.9 billion of ASB units.

The dividend involved a total payout of RM7.04bil and the bonus portion of RM628.29mil For 2011, ASB registered a gross income of RM7.19bil

Dividend income from investee companies contributed RM4.09bil, or 56.9%, of the gross income and profit from the sale of shares contributed RM2.25bil or 31.3%. The remaining 11.8%, or RM0.85bil, was derived from investment in short-term instruments and other investments.

The income distribution and bonus would be automatically credited into the respective unitholder’s account. Unitholders could update their accounts beginning 3rd January 2012 at ASNB branches or agents nationwide.

All ASB transactions will be suspended starting from 21st December 2011 to 2nd January 2012 to facilitate the calculation of income distribution and bonus.

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  • goh 20th December, 2011, 3:45 pm

    i notice the commission rate drop 3% 4 asg n asnb. any idea when started.

  • bala 20th December, 2011, 8:56 pm

    The dividend is 0.15 sen higher than last year.

  • Johan 22nd December, 2011, 6:26 am

    So what are your plans for the dividend? Spend it or save it? I’m getting about Rm20k and I will save all of it.

  • ms 22nd December, 2011, 10:21 am

    This is good news. But i’m curions why still no news bout this from ASNB yet? either on TV or paper? Just want to make sure this is confirmed… thanks

  • 23rd December, 2011, 10:16 am

    ms, this is confirmed. The news was published in The Edge & Business Times.

  • johin 26th December, 2011, 4:27 am

    So what are your plans for the dividend? Spend it or save it? I’m getting about Rm40k and I will save all of it. so what?

    • Johan 28th December, 2011, 8:22 pm

      40K? If that’s true, then good for you.

  • kingjoke 31st December, 2011, 8:56 am

    Thank you pnb…

  • Minah 11th January, 2012, 5:37 pm

    Where to buy ASB???

  • 12th January, 2012, 8:12 am

    MInah, you can buy at any PNB office or agent (Maybank, CIMB, RHB)