ASN3 Unitholders Get 6 sen Dividend for 2011


Amanah Saham Nasional Berhad (ASNB), has announced a dividend of 6 sen per unit for Amanah Saham Nasional 3 Imbang (ASN3) for the financial year ended 30th November 2011.

The 6 sen dividend is similar to the amount paid in 2010. Kindly refer to “Historical ASN3 Dividend Rate” for previous year dividend.

The dividend will involve a total payment of RM7.52 million and would benefit 11,500 unit holders who hold 125.41 million units of ASN 3.

As of 21st November 2011, gross income of ANS3 stand at RM9.26 million. Profit from the sale of shares contributed RM4.48 million or 48.38%, dividend income contributed RM2.59 million or 27.97%, and the remaining of RM2.19 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 2011. It will be re-invested into additional units of ASN 3 at net asset value (NAV) on 30th November 2011 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 22nd November 2011 to 30th November 2011. Unit holders will be able to update their accounts at ASNB head office; ASNB branch offices or ASNB agents starting 1st December 2011.

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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