The stock market gives many opportunities to the investors to increase their wealth by investing their money. You will have so many options in stock market investment. You can choose to do intraday trading or delivery trading and also can trade in cash segment or in derivate segment. The stock market is a huge action house. Investors buy and sell their shares each and every day. This makes stocks a liquid investment. Investing in Australia stock market can be also profitable investment for the investors. Before starting your investment you should first set your financial goal.
Here are some ex dividend calendar Australia which you can consider for your portfolio.
Incitec Pivot Limited (ASX: IPL)
Incitec Pivot Ltd. is an Australian multinational corporation which is engaged in manufacture, trading and distribution of fertilizers, industrial explosives and chemicals. The company began trading on the ASX on 30/07/03. It operates in two segments: Fertilizers which include Incitec Pivot Fertilisers, (NYSEARCA:IPF), Southern Cross International (NYSE:SCI) and Fertilisers Elimination (ELIM) and explosives which includes Dyno Nobel America (DNA), Dyno Nobel Asia Pacific (DNAP), and explosives Eliminations (ELIM).
The company has a market capitalization of 4.54 Billion, EPS is 0.29, P/E ratio is 9.52 and the dividend yield is 4.48% at the annual dividend payout of 0.03.
Leighton Holding Limited (ASX: LEI)
It is a leading international contractor. It operates in more than 25 countries in Asia, the Middle East, and Southern Africa and throughout Australia. It is active in the telecommunications, engineering and infrastructure, building and property, mining and resources and environmental services industries. The company together with its subsidiaries operates in the infrastructure, resources and property markets. On December 5, 2011, it acquired the business of DPS Bristol (NYSE:M) Sdn Bhd. In September 2012, it sold thiess Waste Management to Remondis AG & CO KG.
It has a market capitalization of 6.43 Billion, EPS is 1.33, P/E ratio is 14.35 and the dividend yield is 4.20% at the annual dividend payout of 0.60.
Insurance Australia Group Limited (ASX: IAG)
Insurance Australia Group Limited is a multinational insurance company headquartered in Sydney, Australia. It is engaged in underwriting of general insurance and related corporate services and investing activities. The company operates in six segments: Australia direct insurance, Australia intermediated insurance, New Zealand insurance, United Kingdom insurance, Asia insurance, corporate and other. In January 2012, it increased its interest in NBJ United Kingdom Limited from 75% to 100%. In April 2013, it completed the sale of the Equity Red Star business to Aquiline Capital Partners.
The company has a market capitalization of 11.41 Billion, EPS is 0.33, P/E ratio is 16.66 and the dividend yield is 4.19% at the annual dividend payout of 0.11
Origin Energy Limited (ASX: ORG)
Origin is an Australian energy company headquartered in Sydney. The company is engaged in the operation of energy businesses, including the exploration and production of oil and gas; electricity generation; wholesale and retail sale of electricity and gas and renewable energy development opportunities in Australia and overseas. It operates in five segments: Energy Markets; Exploration & Production; Australia Pacific LNG; Contact Energy and Corporate. On April 3, 2012, the company acquired a 51% interest in Energia Austral Spa.
The company has a market capitalization of 14.33 Billion, EPS is 0.65, P/E ratio is 20.17 and the dividend yield is 3.82% at the annual dividend payout of 0.25.
Brambles Limited (ASX: BXB)
Brambles Limited is a pooling solutions company. It is specializing in the provision of reusable pallets, crates and containers and associated logistics services listed on the Australian Securities Exchange. The company operates in four segments: Pallets, RPCs, Containers and Recall. In November 2011, the company launched CHEP Aerospace Solutions.
It has a market capitalization of 14.12 Billion, EPS is 0.45, P/E ratio is 20.07 and the dividend yield is 2.92% at the annual dividend payout of 0.14.