ASN3 Unitholders Get 6.30 sen Dividend for 2012


Amanah Saham Nasional Berhad (ASNB), has announced a dividend of 6.30 sen per unit for Amanah Saham Nasional 3 Imbang (ASN3) for the financial year ended 30th November 2012. This is an increase of 0.30 sen per unit compared to the income distribution of 6.00 sen per unit announced last year.

Kindly refer to “Historical ASN3 Dividend Rate” for previous year dividend.

The dividend will involve a total payment of RM8.11 million and would benefit 11,652 unit holders who hold 128.81 million units of ASN 3.

As of 19th November 2012, gross income of ANS3 stand at RM10.74 million. Profit from the sale of shares contributed RM4.09 million or 38.08%, dividend income contributed RM4.11 million or 38.27%, and the remaining of RM2.54 million or 23.65% is derived from investment in short term instruments and other income.

The dividend will be calculated based on the number of unit holdings on 30th November 2012. It will be re-invested into additional units of ASN 3 at net asset value (NAV) on 30th November 2012 and automatically credited into the unit holders’ accounts.

For the unit holders who subscribed to the ASN 3 through the Employees Provident Fund (EPF) Members’ Investment Scheme, the income distribution will be credited directly into their respective EPF investment accounts.

To facilitate the dividend calculation, all ASN3 transactions have been suspended from 20th November 2012 to 2nd December 2012. Unit holders will be able to update their accounts at ASNB head office; ASNB branch offices or ASNB agents starting 3rd December 2012.

ASN 3 is a variable priced balanced fund with the objective of generating capital growth over the medium to long-term period by investing in a balanced portfolio of investments through re-investment of distribution, if any. ASN 3 is opened to all Malaysians aged 18 years and above. It is also listed in the EPF Members’ Investment Scheme.

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