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PMB INVESTMENT DECLARES INCOME DISTRIBUTIONS FOR 4 FUNDS
PMB Investment Berhad, a member of Pelaburan MARA Berhad group, has declared income distributions for four of its funds – PMB Shariah Premier Fund (PMB SPF) and PMB Shariah TNB Employees Fund (PMB STEF) for the financial year ended 31 August 2015 and monthly income distributions for its two money market funds, PMB Shariah Wholesale Income Fund 1 (PMB SWIF1) and PMB Shariah Cash Management Fund (PMB SCMF).
The PMB SPF declared 2.30 sen nett income distribution in the form of units representing a yield of 7.41% over the Fund’s net asset value (NAV) per unit a year ago. As a result of the distribution, its NAV per unit as at 31 August 2015 was adjusted to RM0.2934.
Another equity fund, PMB STEF declared a 1.25 sen nett income distribution in the form of units for the year ended 31 August 2015. The distribution represents 3.24% yield over the Fund’s NAV per unit a year ago. After the distribution, the ex-income distribution NAV per unit for the Fund was adjusted to RM0.3441.
For PMB Shariah Wholesale Income Fund 1 (PMB SWIF1), the monthly income distribution declared was 0.28 sen nett in the form of units for the month of August 2015. As for PMB SCMF, the Fund declared a monthly income distribution of 0.10 sen nett in the form of units for the month ended 31 August 2015 with the ex-income distribution NAV per unit for the Fund adjusted to RM0.5043.
All unit holders of the respective funds on the register at the close of 31 August 2015 were entitled to the distribution in the form of new units.
PMB SPF is an equity growth fund, providing moderate risk investors an opportunity to achieve capital growth over the medium and long term investment primarily in the top 50 largest Shariah-compliant stocks by market capitalization (at the point of purchase) listed on the Bursa Malaysia. PMB STEF is an equity growth and income fund dedicated for employees and retirees of Tenaga Nasional Berhad (TNB), members of Board of Directors on TNB and any entities related to TNB or recognized/approved by TNB. The objective of PMB STEF is to gain steady income and to achieve capital growth in medium to long term period a Shariah-compliant portfolio of investments.
PMB SWIF1, a wholesale Shariah money market fund suitable for qualified investors, aims to provide investors with regular income stream and maintain the Fund's NAV per unit at RM 1.00. PMB SCMF is a money market unit trust fund suitable for low-risk institution, corporate and retail investors, looking for alternative to deposit placements with tax incentive and consistent level of return.
PMB Investment Berhad is one of the pioneers in the nation’s unit trust management industry. An Islamic Fund Management Company (IFMC), PMB Investment manages unit trust funds, wholesale funds and portfolio mandates with investments in three major asset classes - equity, sukuk and money market.
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