ASNB Declares 5.2 sen Dividend for ASN2 in 2010


Amanah Saham Nasional Berhad (ASNB), a wholly owned subsidiary of Permodalan Nasional Berhad (PNB) has announced an income distribution of 5.20 sen per unit for Amanah Saham Nasional 2 ( ASN 2) for the financial year ended June 30, 2010.

Based on the net asset value (NAV) growth of ASN 2 from RM0.9122 per unit on June 30, 2009 to RM1.0872 per unit on June 21, 2010, the total returns recorded for ASN 2 is 19.18 percent.

The income distribution will involve a total payment of RM11.2 million and would benefit a total of 9,237 unit holders who collectively owned 215 million units of ASN 2.

The fund performed better throughout the financial year ended June 30, 2010 compared to the previous corresponding period. This is in line with the encouraging performance of the country’s economy and local bourse which saw the FBM KLCI index increasing by 24.19 percent from 1,075.24 points recorded on June 30, 2009 to 1,335.29 points recorded on June 21, 2010.

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ASW2020 Stock Market Portfolio & Unitholder Distributions for 2009


For financial end 2009, ASW 2020 pays 6.3 sen dividend to the unitholders and it is the lowest since the fund was launched in 1997. In the same period, a total of more than 872,599  peoples subscribe with ASW 2020 with total fund size of more than RM11 billion. It means that only left less than 3 billion unit to be subscribed.

In summary, ASW 2020  invest 59.7% of the total funds size in Malaysia Stock Market. The remaining is in cash or other income instrument.

The following table show which company that ASW 2020 invest into & also unitholder distribution for financial end of 31st August 2009.

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ASNB Announced ASG Dividends for 2010


Amanah Saham Nasional Bhd (ASNB) has maintained the rates of income distribution for all three Amanah Saham Gemilang (ASG) funds for the financial year ending March 31, 2010.

ASG-Pendidikan investors will receive 5.5 sen per unit while ASG-Kesihatan and ASG-Persaraan unitholders 6.0 sen and 5.0 sen per unit respectively.

Based on the net asset value (NAV) on March 23, the income distribution translated to a yield of 5.81 per cent for ASG-Pendidikan, 6.12 per cent for ASG-Kesihatan and 5.05 per cent for ASG-Persaraan.

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Amanah Saham Malaysia (ASM) Unit Holders Get 6.30 % Dividend for 2010


On 22nd March 2010, Amanah Saham Nasional Bhd (ASNB) announced an income distribution of 6.30 sen per unit for Amanah Saham Malaysia (ASM) for the financial year ended March 31, 2010. Last year, the income distribution is 6.25 sen per unit, which was the lowest since its introduction in 2000. The highest dividend given was 7.8 sen in 2001.

The income distribution involved a total payout of RM654.06 million, an increase of 60.5 per cent from RM407.58 million paid in 2009. The payment will benefit 552,000 unitholders who had subscribed to 11.2 billion ASM units as at March 19, 2010.

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