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First State Dividend Advantage

The investment objective of the First State Dividend Advantage is to provide investors with regular distributions and long-term growth from high dividend yielding equity investments focused in the Asia Pacific region (excluding Japan). The investment policy of the Sub-Fund is to invest all or substantially all of its assets in the First State Asian Equity Plus Fund, a sub-fund under the Dublin registered umbrella fund known as First State Global Umbrella Fund plc. The Underlying Fund invests primarily in securities in the Asia Pacific region (excluding Japan). Such companies will be selected on the basis of their high dividend yields and their potential for long-term capital appreciation.
Fund Information
  • Asset Class:Equities
  • Sector:Dividend Yield
  • Launch Date:16 Nov 2004
  • Launch Price:1.00
  • Geography:Asia Pacific ex-Japan
  • Benchmark index:MSCI AC Asia Pacific ex-Japan Index
  • Fund Currency:SGD
  • Fund Source: CASH,CPFOA-IA,SRS-IA
  • CPF Risk Classification:Higher Risk - Narrowly Focused (4n)
  • Price Type:Net Asset Value
  • Price Made Known On:T+2
  • Dealing Cut Off Time:3:00PM Spore Time
Information
Cash CPFOA-IA CPFSA-IA SRS-IA
Minimum Investment Amount10001000-1000
Minimum Subsequent Investment100100-100
Minimum Redemption Amount ($)/units1000 Unit(s)1000 Unit(s)-1000 Unit(s)
Relevant Charges
Cash CPFOA-IA CPFSA-IA SRS-IA
POEMS Sales Charge0%0%-0%
Internal Switch-in Charge/Min Switch-in Charge0.00 % / $ 0.000.00 % / $ 0.00-0.00 % / $ 0.00
External Switch-in ChargeNANA-NA
Redemption/Realisation ChargeNANA-NA
Annual Management Fee1.5%1.5%-1.5%
Annual Trustee Fee0.075%0.075%-0.075%
Information
Period Performance (%) Volatility (%) Ratio
1 Year -6.39 12.51 -0.51
2 Years 12.08 14.91 0.81
3 Years 15.22 19.92 0.76
5 Years 30.45 25.52 1.19
10 Years 109.36 39.34 2.78

The performance figures are calculated using NAV to NAV prices (before sales charge, if any) and does not take into account dividends, if any.

Information
Lipper Ratings
ClassificationTotal ReturnConsistent Return
Equity Asia Pacific Ex Japan55
Moringstar Ratings
ClassificationTotal ReturnConsistent Return
Asia/Pacific ex-Japan50

PERFORMANCE

PeriodPerformance (%)Volatility (%)Return/Volatility Ratio
YTD-7.6190.8073-9.44
1 Day3.6432-0.96-0.26
1 Week-0.9105-0.9105-0.33
1 Month-0.05044.1278-0.01
3 Months-5.16988.4626-0.61
6 Months-9.64879.8589-0.98
1 Year-6.393212.5118-0.51
2 Years12.082414.91120.81
3 Years15.222719.91620.76
5 Years30.448825.51571.19
10 Years109.360739.33972.78

ANNUALIZED PERFORMANCE

PeriodPerformance (%)Volatility (%)Return/Volatility Ratio
1 Year-6.393212.5118-0.51
2 Years5.86910.54380.56
3 Years4.836511.49860.42
5 Years5.460111.41090.48
10 Years7.668712.44030.62

The performance figures are calculated using NAV to NAV prices (before sales charge, if any) and does not take into account dividends, if any.

Dividend Information

Dividends shall be credited to your account about 10 working days from the 'Payment Date' seen below.

Ex Date Payment Date Dividend Payout per unit
1 Oct 201818 Oct 20180.019200000
2 Jul 201819 Jul 20180.019400000
2 Apr 201819 Apr 20180.019000000
2 Jan 201818 Jan 20180.019400000
2 Oct 201719 Oct 20170.018300000
3 Jul 201720 Jul 20170.017900000
3 Apr 201720 Apr 20170.017000000
3 Jan 201719 Jan 20170.016000000
3 Oct 201620 Oct 20160.016300000
1 Jul 201621 Jul 20160.015500000
1 Apr 201621 Apr 20160.015200000
4 Jan 201621 Jan 20160.016100000
1 Oct 201515 Oct 20150.015700000
1 Jul 201515 Jul 20150.016800000
1 Apr 201516 Apr 20150.017700000
2 Jan 201522 Jan 20150.016100000
1 Oct 201416 Oct 20140.015500000
1 Jul 201417 Jul 20140.014900000
1 Apr 201416 Apr 20140.014000000
2 Jan 201420 Jan 20140.014100000
1 Oct 201317 Oct 20130.013800000
1 Jul 201318 Jul 20130.013600000
1 Apr 201318 Apr 20130.014200000
2 Jan 201317 Jan 20130.013600000
1 Oct 201218 Oct 20120.013400000
2 Jul 201219 Jul 20120.012400000
2 Apr 201219 Apr 20120.012800000
3 Jan 201219 Jan 20120.012100000
3 Oct 201120 Oct 20110.011900000
1 Jul 201121 Jul 20110.013200000
1 Apr 201120 Apr 20110.013200000
3 Jan 201120 Jan 20110.013900000
1 Oct 201014 Oct 20100.013800000
1 Jul 201015 Jul 20100.012400000
1 Apr 201015 Apr 20100.013000000
4 Jan 201021 Jan 20100.013000000
1 Oct 200915 Oct 20090.012600000
1 Jul 200916 Jul 20090.011000000
1 Apr 200916 Apr 20090.009000000
2 Jan 200922 Jan 20090.008900000
2 Oct 200816 Oct 20080.010600000
1 Jul 200817 Jul 20080.012500000
1 Apr 200817 Apr 20080.013400000
2 Jan 200817 Jan 20080.030200000
1 Oct 200718 Oct 20070.015600000
2 Jul 200719 Jul 20070.029700000
2 Apr 200719 Apr 20070.039600000
3 Jan 200718 Jan 20070.012800000
2 Oct 200619 Oct 20060.011600000
3 Jul 200620 Jul 20060.022300000
3 Apr 200620 Apr 20060.023700000
3 Jan 200619 Jan 20060.011400000
3 Oct 200520 Oct 20050.011200000
1 Jul 200521 Jul 20050.010000000
1 Apr 200521 Apr 20050.010000000

Fund Name:First State Dividend Advantage

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First State Investments (Singapore)

First State Investments (Singapore)

  • FMAddress138 Beach Road
  • FMAddress2#06-11
  • FMAddress3South Beach Tower
  • Tel:65380008
  • Fax:65380800
  • URLWWW.FIRSTSTATEASIA.COM

About Fund Manager

First State Investments is the international operation of Colonial First State Global Asset Management (CFSGAM), which is the consolidated asset management business of Commonwealth Bank of Australia. CFSGAM has funds under management of US$155.4 billion (A$152.8b) as at 31 December 2010 and is one of the largest Australian-based investment managers with offices in Auckland, Sydney, Melbourne, London, Edinburgh, New York, Singapore, Hong Kong, Jakarta and Tokyo. CFSGAM provides asset management services to wholesale and institutional investors across a diverse range of asset classes. The Commonwealth Bank of Australia (CBA) is an international financial services company listed on the Australian Stock Exchange and is one of the largest banks in Australia. CBA has total assets held and funds under management of US$848.5 billion (A$834.3b) as of 31 December 2010. In Singapore, we provide a diversified range of products to both retail investors and institutions. The collective investment schemes offered to retail investors include global and regional funds, as well as specialist sector funds. These include award-winning funds such as First State Asian Growth Fund, First State Bridge, First State GEM Leaders, First State Global Resources, First State Regional China Fund and First State Regional India Fund*. * For a full listing of our awards, please refer to http://www.firststateasia.com/AwardsEnSG.aspx

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CPF SA-IA

SRS-IA

Min Initial Investment Require/Amount

1 Year Return

 

First State Dividend Advantage

100(M)
250(Q)

100(M)
250(Q)

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(Q)

100(M)
250(Q)

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