Amanah Saham Nasional will receive a of 6.10 sen per unit for Sekim Amanah Nasional (ASN) for the financial year ending 31st December 2015. The figure is 0.35 sen lower when compared with 6.45 sen per declared in 2014.
Kindly refer to “Historical Amanah Saham Nasional (ASN) Dividend Rate” page, for previous year dividend.
The dividend will involve a payment of RM106.72 million and will benefit 1.25 million unit holders who currently hold a total of 1.75 billion ASN units.
As of 23rd December 2015, ASN has recorded a gross income of RM126.27 million. Profit from the sale of shares contributed 63.3, dividend income from investee companies contributed 28%, and the remaining 8.7% million or 18.3 % is derived from investment in short term instruments and other income.
In order to facilitate dividend calculation, all transactions for ASN at the ASNB headquarters, ASNB offices and agents have been suspended starting 24th December 2015 until 3rd January 2016.
ASN income distribution was calculated based on the units held on 31st December 2015 and it would be automatically credited into the unit holders’ accounts based on the net asset value of ASN as at the last day of the year.
Unit holders will be able to update their accounts at ASNB head office, ASNB branch or ASNB agents starting 4th January 2016.