Amanah Saham Nasional 2 unit holders will receive a of 6.50 sen per unit for Amanah Saham Nasional 2 ( ASN 2) for the financial year ended 30 June 2012. The figure is 1 sen higher when compared with 5.5 sen per declared last year.
Kindly refer to “Historical Amanah Saham Nasional 2 (ASN2) Dividend Rate” page, for previous year dividend.
The dividend will involve a payment of RM11.9 million and would benefit a total of 8,483 unit holders who collectively owned 183 million units of ASN 2.
As of 22nd June 2012, ASN 2 has recorded a gross income of RM15.08 million. Dividend income from investee companies contributed RM10.07 million or 66.8 percent of gross income while profit from the sale of shares contributed RM3.25 million or 21.5 percent. The remaining income of RM1.76 million or 11.7 percent is derived from other investments.
In order to facilitate dividend calculation, all transactions for ASN 2 at the ASNB offices and agents have been suspended from 22 June 2012 to 1 July 2012 to facilitate the calculation of income distribution.
The dividend will be calculated based on the unit holdings on 30 June 2012 which is the last day of the financial year of the fund. It will be re-invested into additional units of ASN 2 which will be automatically credited into the unit holders’ accounts, based on the NAV on 30 June 2012.
For the unitholders who subscribed to the ASN 2 through the Employees Provident Fund (EPF) Members’ Investment Scheme, the income distribution will be credited directly into their respective EPF accounts.