UTI Dividend Yield Fund declares tax-free dividend of 7.50% (Re.0.75 per unit on face value of Rs.10) under dividend option-existing plan and dividend option –direct plan. Pursuant to the payment of dividend, the NAV of the dividend option-existing plan and dividend option-direct plan of the scheme would fall to the extent of payout.
The record date for the dividend is December 28, 2017.
All unit holders registered under the dividend option-existing plan and dividend option- direct plan of UTI Dividend Yield Fund as on the record date will be eligible for this dividend. Also investors who join the dividend option-existing plan and dividend option-direct plan of the scheme on or before the cut off time of the record date will be eligible for the dividend.
The NAV of UTI Dividend Yield Fund on December 22, 2017 under dividend option-existing plan was Rs.17.9221 and under dividend option-direct plan was Rs.19.6173.
UTI-Dividend Yield Fund is an open-ended equity oriented scheme. The investment objective of the scheme is to provide medium to long-term capital gains and / or dividend distribution by investing predominantly in equity and equity related instruments, which offer high dividend yield. There can be no assurance that the investment objectives of the scheme will be realized. “High Dividend Yield” means dividend yield is greater than the dividend yield of the Nifty last released/ published by NSE.
Ms Swati Kulkarni is the fund manager of the scheme.