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Amana Income Fund Celebrates 25th Anniversary, Becoming World's Second Largest Islamic Equity Mutual Fund

Saturna Capital is also adviser to the Saturna Investment Trust, consisting of six funds: Sextant Growth (U.S. domestic equities), Sextant International (international equities), Sextant Core (bonds and equities), Sextant Bond Income (long-term bonds), Sextant Short-Term Bond, and the Idaho Tax-Exempt Fund ( Idaho municipal bonds).

Saturna Capital has three wholly-owned subsidiaries. Saturna Sdn. Bhd., located in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, specializes in investment advisory services for Asian individuals and institutions. Saturna Brokerage Services, located in Bellingham, Washington, USA, provides general discount brokerage services and distributes Saturna's affiliated mutual funds. Saturna Trust Company, headquartered in Reno, Nevada, USA, provides trust services to families, charities, trusts, estates and retirement plans.

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Morningstar is a leading provider of independent investment research on mutual funds and other securities. For each fund with at least a three-year history, Morningstar calculates a Morningstar Ratingā„¢ based on a Morningstar Risk-Adjusted Return measure that accounts for variation in a fund's monthly performance (including the effects of sales charges, loads, and redemption fees), placing more emphasis on downward variations and rewarding consistent performance. The top 10% in each category receive 5 stars, the next 22.5% 4 stars, the next 35% 3 stars, the next 22.5% 2 stars and the bottom 10% receive 1 star. The Overall Morningstar Rating for a fund is derived from a weighted average of performance figures associated with its 3-, 5- and 10-year (if applicable) Morningstar Rating metrics.

As of 6/30/2011, Amana Income was rated against 1675, 1434 and 813 Large Value funds over the last 3-, 5- and 10-year periods. With respect to these Large Value funds, Amana Income received Morningstar Ratingsā„¢ of 5 stars for the 3-, 5- and 10-year periods.

Lipper, a Thomson Reuters Company, is a nationally recognized organization that ranks the performance of mutual funds within a universe of funds that have similar investment objectives. 20% of the funds in each Lipper category are in the 1st quintile. Rankings are historical and are based on total return with capital gains and dividends reinvested. Rankings do not consider any sales charges. Funds are chosen as the best fund in their category for demonstrating consistently strong risk-adjusted returns compared with peers. Although Lipper makes reasonable efforts to ensure the accuracy and reliability of the data contained herein, the accuracy is not guaranteed by Lipper. Users acknowledge that they have not relied upon any warranty, condition, guarantee, or representation made by Lipper. Any use of the data for analyzing, managing, or trading financial instruments is at the user's own risk.

Failaka Advisors, established in 1996, is a globally recognized research and consulting firm serving the Islamic fund industry. Awards are granted to the topmost performers in each category. To be eligible, funds must have at least the equivalent of US$10 million and must have been active for the full tenure of the award category.

Please consider an investment's objectives, risks, charges and expenses carefully before investing. To obtain a free prospectus or summary prospectus that contains this and other important information about Saturna's funds, call toll free 800/SATURNA or visit www.saturna.com . Please read the prospectus or summary prospectus carefully before investing.

Contact:  Victoria OdinotskaKanter & CompanyTel. + 1 703 534 3735 vodinotska@kanterandcompany.com

Jane CartenSaturna Capital Corp.Tel. +1 360 594 9900

SOURCE Saturna Capital Corporation

Copyright 2011 PR Newswire. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.
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