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.