Australia has a very competitive business and investment environment which is driven by its stable politics, solid frameworks and proximity to rapidly growing countries. These attributes have helped it rapidly expand at a rate beyond that of most other developed countries, including the United States, European Union and Britain. You should focus on these ex dividend calendar Australia while investing in Australian stock market.
Delta SBD LTD (ASX: DSB) -
Delta SBD Limited is an Australian-based company. It is engaged in providing a range of services to the underground coal mining industry along the Australian eastern seaboard. The company provides mining services in the Illawarra, Hunter Valley and the Western regions of NSW, and the Bowen Basin in Queensland. The company's subsidiaries include Delta Mining Pty Ltd, SBD Services Pty Ltd and Delta Coal Mining Pty Ltd.
It has a market capitalization of 20.10 Million, EPS is 0.18, P/E ratio is 2.46 and the dividend yield is 9.89% at the annual dividend payout of 0.02.
Imdex Limited (ASX: IMD) -
Imdex Limited Company is principally engaged in manufacturing, sale and rental of range of drilling fluids and chemicals and down hole instrumentation. The company sells drilling fluids and chemicals, as well as rent and sell technologically down hole instrumentation to the mining, and oil and gas industries. The company operates in two segments: Down Hole Instrumentation and Drilling Fluids and Chemicals. Effective July 1, 2011, it acquired Australian Drilling Specialties Pty Ltd. In October 2012, it acquired ioGlobal Pty Ltd, ioAnalytics Pty Ltd and ioGlobal solutions Inc.
The company has a market capitalization of 163.12 Million, EPS is 0.19, P/E ratio is 4.10 and the dividend yield is 8.39% at the annual dividend payout of 0.03.
ALS Ltd (ASX: ALQ) -
ASL Limited Company is formerly known as Campbell Brothers Limited. It is engaged in the provision of technical testing and inspection services specifically supporting mining and mineral exploration, commodity certification, environmental monitoring, equipment maintenance, food and pharmaceutical quality assurance and industrial operations, Campbell Chemicals and Reward Distribution. In December 2012, the company purchased 80% interest of the operations of the Corplab laboratory group in South America. In February 2013, it acquired Seven Trent Services from Seven Trent Plc.
It has a market capitalization of 3.17 Billion, EPS is 0.64, P/E ratio is 14.42 and the dividend yield is 5.20% at the annual dividend payout of 0.27.
Sonic healthcare Limited (ASX: SHL) -
Sonic Healthcare Limited is engaged in the provision of medical diagnostic services and the provision of administrative services and facilities to medical practitioners. The company provides vital healthcare services and infrastructure in eight countries, across three continents. The company provides vocational training positions for pathologists, radiologists and general practitioners. The company operates in three segments: Pathology, Radiology, and other which includes the corporate office function, medical Centre operations and other minor operations.
It has a market capitalization of 5.59 Billion, EPS is 0.82, P/E ratio is 17.18 and the dividend yield is 4.25% at the annual dividend payout of 0.25.
1300 Smiles Limited (ASX: ONT) -
1300SMILES Limited is an Australian-based company. It is engaged in providing dental and management services in Australia. It enables the delivery of services to patients by providing the use of dental surgeries, practice management and other services to self-employed dentists who carry on their own dental practices. On January 16, 2012, the Company acquired two practices in the Sunshine Coast, located at Warana and Caloundra. During fiscal 2012, the company opened its new North Shore practice in a medical center.
The company has a market capitalization of 139.70 Million, EPS is 0.29, P/E ratio is 20.44 and the dividend yield is 3.25% at the annual dividend payout of 0.10.
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