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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 CPFOA-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 CPFOA-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 6.21 9.90 0.63
2 Years 19.02 13.56 1.40
3 Years 19.15 19.87 0.96
5 Years 40.83 24.53 1.66
10 Years 58.32 43.89 1.33
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-1.86850.6905-2.71
1 Day1.88630.54090.29
1 Week-0.7746-0.7746-0.60
1 Month-2.1372.4856-0.86
3 Months-2.28835.198-0.44
6 Months-1.16257.3108-0.16
1 Year6.21299.89890.63
2 Years19.021913.5571.40
3 Years19.149119.8650.96
5 Years40.833524.5291.66
10 Years58.321543.89261.33

ANNUALIZED PERFORMANCE

PeriodPerformance (%)Volatility (%)Return/Volatility Ratio
1 Year6.21299.89890.63
2 Years9.09729.58620.95
3 Years6.014111.46910.52
5 Years7.088110.96970.65
10 Years4.701813.88010.34
Dividend Information

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

Dividend Payout Date Book Closed Date Ex Date Payment Date Dividend Payout per unit
31 Mar 200531 Mar 20051 Apr 200521 Apr 20050.0100
30 Jun 200530 Jun 20051 Jul 200521 Jul 20050.0100
30 Sep 200530 Sep 20053 Oct 200520 Oct 20050.0112
30 Dec 200530 Dec 20053 Jan 200619 Jan 20060.0114
31 Mar 200631 Mar 20063 Apr 200620 Apr 20060.0237
30 Jun 200630 Jun 20063 Jul 200620 Jul 20060.0223
29 Sep 200629 Sep 20062 Oct 200619 Oct 20060.0116
29 Dec 200629 Dec 20063 Jan 200718 Jan 20070.0128
30 Mar 200730 Mar 20072 Apr 200719 Apr 20070.0396
29 Jun 200729 Jun 20072 Jul 200719 Jul 20070.0297
28 Sep 200728 Sep 20071 Oct 200718 Oct 20070.0156
31 Dec 200731 Dec 20072 Jan 200817 Jan 20080.0302
31 Mar 200831 Mar 20081 Apr 200817 Apr 20080.0134
30 Jun 200830 Jun 20081 Jul 200817 Jul 20080.0125
30 Sep 200830 Sep 20082 Oct 200816 Oct 20080.0106
31 Dec 200831 Dec 20082 Jan 200922 Jan 20090.0089
31 Mar 200931 Mar 20091 Apr 200916 Apr 20090.0090
30 Jun 200930 Jun 20091 Jul 200916 Jul 20090.0110
30 Sep 200930 Sep 20091 Oct 200915 Oct 20090.0126
31 Dec 200931 Dec 20094 Jan 201021 Jan 20100.0130
31 Mar 201031 Mar 20101 Apr 201015 Apr 20100.0130
30 Jun 201030 Jun 20101 Jul 201015 Jul 20100.0124
30 Sep 201030 Sep 20101 Oct 201014 Oct 20100.0138
31 Dec 201031 Dec 20103 Jan 201120 Jan 20110.0139
31 Mar 201131 Mar 20111 Apr 201120 Apr 20110.0132
30 Jun 201130 Jun 20111 Jul 201121 Jul 20110.0132
30 Sep 201130 Sep 20113 Oct 201120 Oct 20110.0119
30 Dec 201130 Dec 20113 Jan 201219 Jan 20120.0121
30 Mar 201230 Mar 20122 Apr 201219 Apr 20120.0128
29 Jun 201229 Jun 20122 Jul 201219 Jul 20120.0124
28 Sep 201228 Sep 20121 Oct 201218 Oct 20120.0134
31 Dec 201231 Dec 20122 Jan 201317 Jan 20130.0136
28 Mar 201328 Mar 20131 Apr 201318 Apr 20130.0142
28 Jun 201328 Jun 20131 Jul 201318 Jul 20130.0136
30 Sep 201330 Sep 20131 Oct 201317 Oct 20130.0138
31 Dec 201331 Dec 20132 Jan 201420 Jan 20140.0141
31 Mar 201431 Mar 20141 Apr 201416 Apr 20140.0140
30 Jun 201430 Jun 20141 Jul 201417 Jul 20140.0149
30 Sep 201430 Sep 20141 Oct 201416 Oct 20140.0155
31 Dec 201431 Dec 20142 Jan 201522 Jan 20150.0161
31 Mar 201531 Mar 20151 Apr 201516 Apr 20150.0177
30 Jun 201530 Jun 20151 Jul 201515 Jul 20150.0168
30 Sep 201530 Sep 20151 Oct 201515 Oct 20150.0157
31 Dec 201531 Dec 20154 Jan 201621 Jan 20160.0161
31 Mar 201631 Mar 20161 Apr 201621 Apr 20160.0152
30 Jun 201630 Jun 20161 Jul 201621 Jul 20160.0155
30 Sep 201630 Sep 20163 Oct 201620 Oct 20160.0163
30 Dec 201630 Dec 20163 Jan 201719 Jan 20170.0160
31 Mar 201731 Mar 20173 Apr 201720 Apr 20170.0170
30 Jun 201730 Jun 20173 Jul 201720 Jul 20170.0179
29 Sep 201729 Sep 20172 Oct 201719 Oct 20170.0183
29 Dec 201729 Dec 20172 Jan 201818 Jan 20180.0194
29 Mar 201829 Mar 20182 Apr 201819 Apr 20180.0190
29 Jun 201829 Jun 20182 Jul 201819 Jul 20180.0194

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

Fund Name

CASH

CPF OA-IA

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)

(M)
(Q)

100(M)
250(Q)

Yes

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