Amanah Saham Nasional Berhad (ASNB), announced an income distribution of 6.00 sen per unit for Amanah Saham Nasional (ASN) scheme for the financial year ending 31st Dec 2010. It was 0.80 sen higher when compared 5.20 sen per unit declared in 2009.
The income distribution would involve a total payment of RM89.88 million compared with the RM81.52 million paid last year.
Generally, ASN’s performance in 2010 was better than last year due to better country’s economy and the stock market. In the same period, gross income was RM112.02 million. Profit from the sale of shares contributed RM63.07 million or 56.30 percent, followed by dividend income from investee companies of RM39.18 million or 34.98 percent.