NITL declares dividends for funds in FY22

NITL declares dividends for funds in FY22

KARACHI: National Investment Trust Limited (NITL) on Wednesday declared annual results for its funds under management for the fiscal year 2022.

NITL has distributed total dividend of over Rs4.77 billion for the year FY22 representing an impressive 73 per cent growth over previous year.

Adnan Afridi MD NITL said that, all of the fixed income and money market Funds performed well and have generated competitive returns during the year. However, due to the economic and political uncertainties overall stock market (KSE – 100 index) declined by 12 per cent in FY22, similarly our equity funds performed in line with the market.

He further added, in pursuance of our objective to offer diversification to our unit holders through innovative products, NITL launched NIT Social Impact Fund (NIT – SIF) and NIT Islamic Money Market Fund (NIT- IMMF) in FY22.

NIT Social Impact Fund (NIT – SIF) is an open-end Micro Finance Sector specific Income Fund that shall channelize funds for financial returns and sustainable social impact. NIT Islamic Money Market Fund would provide competitive return by primarily investing in low risk and highly liquid Shariah Compliant Money Market & Debt Instruments.

He further said NITL is in process of launching NIT Pakistan Technology ETF which will be the first ever IT Sector ETF in Pakistan. During the year 2021-22 NITL has maintained the highest asset manager rating of AM1 by accredited rating agencies, PACRA and VIS Credit Rating Co. Ltd.  This is the top-quality asset management rating for asset management companies.

Adnan Afridi hoped that the unit holders would continue to invest in trust and allow NITL management to manage their portfolios.

NI(U)T Fund:

Despite challenging macroeconomic and market conditions, NIT has maintained its 59 years history of consistently paying dividends and declared a cash dividend of Rs2.44 per unit for unit holders of NI(U)T Fund against the dividend of Rs1.61 last year i.e. an increase of 51.56 per cent from last year. The payment of dividend at Rs2.44 per unit translates to a payout of Rs2.00 billion among its unit holders.

NIT Money Market Fund (NIT MMF):

During FY22, NITL paid cumulative per unit cash dividend of Rs0.9789 for unit holders of NIT Money Market Fund in the form of twelve interim payouts. 

During the year under review, the Fund yielded an annualized return of 10.79 per cent p.a. compared to the benchmark return of 9.28 per cent p.a., an outperformance by 1.51 per cent. During FY22 net assets of NIT Money Market Fund grew by almost 51 per cent to Rs18, 592 million as of 30th June 2022 as compared to Rs12, 302 million as of 30th June 2021.

NIT Islamic Money Market Fund (NIT IMMF):

Since its launch on September 23, 2021 till 30th June 2022, NITL paid cumulative per unit cash dividend of Rs7.3553 for unit holders of NIT Islamic Money Market Fund in the form of interim payouts. 

During the year under review, the Fund yielded an annualized return of 10.23 per cent p.a. compared to the benchmark return of 3.78 per cent p.a. an outperformance by 6.45 per cent. Net assets of NIT Islamic Money Market Fund stood at Rs2, 603 million as of 30th June 2022.

NIT Islamic Income Fund (NIT- IIF):

NIT has declared a per unit cash dividend of Rs0.8374 for unit holders of NIT Islamic Income Fund for the year ended on 30th June 2022. During FY22, the Fund generated an annualized return of 9.67 per cent p.a. compared to the benchmark return of 3.34 per cent p.a. hence posted a significant outperformance of 6.33 per cent. As of 30th June 2022, the net assets of the Fund stood at Rs830 million.

NIT Income Fund (NIT-IF):

NIT has declared a cash dividend of Rs1.0339 per unit for unit holders of NIT Income Fund for the year ended on 30th June 2022. During FY22, NIT-IF yielded an annualized return of 10.64 per cent p.a. The net assets of the fund stood at Rs3, 716 million as of June 2022.

NIT Government Bond Fund (NIT-GBF):

NIT has declared a per unit cash dividend of Rs0.8753 for unit holders of NIT GBF for the year ended on 30th June 2022. During FY22, NIT GBF yielded an annualized return of 9.32 per cent p.a. The net assets of the fund stood at Rs3, 008 million as of June 2022.

NIT – Equity Market Opportunity Fund (NIT-EMOF)

NIT has declared a per unit cash dividend of Rs10.00 for unit holders of NIT Equity Market Opportunity Fund for the year ended on 30th June 2022. During FY22, the Net Asset of the Fund stood at Rs6, 818 million as of 30th June 2022.

NIT – Islamic Equity Fund (NIT-IEF)

NIT has declared a per unit cash dividend of Rs0.35 for unit holders of NIT Islamic Equity Fund for the year ended on 30th June 2022. During FY22, the net assets of the fund stood at Rs2, 574 million.

NIT-State Enterprise Fund (NIT-SEF)

NIT has declared a cash dividend of Rs0.64 per unit for unit holders of NIT-State Enterprise Fund for the year ended on June 30, 2022. The net assets of the fund stood at Rs1, 257 million as on June 30, 2022.

NIT-Social Impact Fund (NIT-SIF)

NIT has declared a cash dividend of Rs0.1615 per unit for unit holders of NIT-Social Impact Fund for the year ended on June 30, 2022. During FY22, NIT-SIF yielded an annualized return of 14.93 per cent p.a. The net assets of the fund stood at Rs735.22 million as on June 30, 2022.

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