PNB


ASB

ASB pay 8.75% in dividend and bonus for financial end 2010. This comprise of 7.5 sen dividend and 1.25 sen bonus. In the same period, a total of 7.0 million peoples subscribe to ASB with total fund size of more than RM82.7 billion. At this size, ASB is the biggest funds that manage by ASNB.

In summary, ASB invest 80% of the total funds size in Malaysia Stock Market. The remaining is in cash or other income instrument.

The following table show 20 largest stock portfolio held ASB, unitholder distribution and investment income for financial end of 31st December 2010.

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REIT

Real Estate Investment Trust (REIT) becoming popular in Malaysia due to high dividend yield paid by the management company. Currently, there are 14 REITs approved by Security Commission (SC) and listed in Bursa Malaysia.

The main advantage of (REIT) when compare with actual property investment is the investors earn better liquidity and cash flow.

How do they performed? The table below shows the comparison between the 14 REIT available in Malaysia in terms of Market Capitalization, Earnings per Share (EPS) and Dividend Yield for the past 1 year.

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ASG

Amanah Saham Nasional Berhad (ASNB), announced higher dividend rates for all the three funds under Amanah Saham Gemilang (ASG), ASG-Pendidikan, ASG-Kesihatan and ASG-Persaraan for the financial year ended 31st March 2011.

Unitholders of ASG-Pendidikan will receive an income distribution of 5.60 sen per unit, ASG-Kesihatan will receive 6.10 sen per unit, and ASG-Persaraan will receive 5.10 sen per unit. Kindly refer to “Historical ASG Dividend Rate” for previous years dividend.

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ASM

On 17th March 2010, Amanah Saham Nasional Bhd (ASNB) announced 6.38 sen dividend per unit of Amanah Saham Malaysia (ASM) for the financial year ended 31st March 2011. It was 0.08 sen higher than 2010 dividend. The highest dividend given was 7.8 sen in 2001. Refer to “Historical ASM Dividend Rate” page for previous year dividend.

ASM had a capacity to distribute 7.7 sen per unit but the board of directors decided to give the only 6.38 sen per unit. The balance will be carried forward to next year.

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ASW2020

For financial end of 31st August 2010, ASW 2020 declared 6.35 sen dividend to the unitholders. In the same period,  892,670  peoples subscribe to ASW 2020 up from 872,599 in 2009. The total fund size was RM13.1 billion up from RM11 billion in 2009. At the time of writing,  ASW 2020 is fully subscribed with total fund size of RM14 billion.

In summary, ASW 2020  invest 64.85 percent of the total funds size in Malaysia Stock Market up from 59.71 percent in 2009. The remaining was invested in money market and others.

The following table show 20 largest stock portfolio held ASW 2020, unitholder distribution and investment income for financial end of 31st August 2010.

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