Dividends play a very important role in stock market investing. Dividends are a share of company's profit that is paid out to shareholders. There are many stocks, bonds and mutual funds offer dividends to investors. They provide a stable income stream that help to improve investment returns. They are actually a good fit for regular investors as well. Here I am sharing some Australian dividend stocks that which can help to the investors in order to get profit.
Adelaide Brighton Ltd. (ASX: ABC) -
Adelaide Brighton Ltd is an Australian-based company which is engaged in the manufacture and distribution of cement, and cementitous products, lime, premixed concreter, aggregates, sand and concrete products. The company is the importer of cement and clinker and has an unmatched network import terminals. These terminals provide access to all mainland capital city markets and regional North West Western Australia. As of December 31, 2012, the Company imported cementitious products, including cement clinker, cement and blast furnace slag, which were approximately 1.6 million tons.
The company has a market capitalization of 2.10 Billion, EPS is 0.24, P/E ratio is 13.77 and the dividend yield is 5.00% at the annual dividend payout of 0.09.
Brickworks Limited. (ASX: BKW) -
Brickworks Limited Company is based in Australia. It is engaged in the manufacturing of building products, property realization and investment. It operates in three segments: Building Products, Property and Investments. The company's product lines include bricks, blocks, pavers, roof tiles, floor tiles, precast walling and flooring panels and timber products. The company's Investment division holds investments in the Australian share market, both for dividend income and capital growth, and includes its investment in Washington H Soul Pattinson and Co. Ltd.
It has a market capitalization of 1.77 billion, EPS is 0.31, P/E ratio is 39.34 and the dividend yield is 3.35% at the annual dividend payout of 0.14.
Schaffer Corporation Limited. (ASX: SFC) -
Schaffer Corporation Limited is a diversified company which is engaged in automotive leather, paving, concrete and limestone product manufacture and property leasing. The company operates in three segments: Automotive leather, Investment Properties and Building Materials. As at 30 June 2012, Schaffer Corporation's investment property portfolio consisted of three office/retail syndicated properties located in Western Australia, plus a syndicated interest in an office property located in Melbourne.
It has a market capitalization of 62.53 Million, EPS is 0.59, P/E ratio is 7.48 and the dividend yield is 4.94% at the annual dividend payout of 0.11.
Australand Property Group. (ASX: ALZ) -
Australand Property Group invests in income producing industrial properties within Australia. During the year ended December 31, 2011, the activities of Australand were investment in income producing commercial and industrial properties; commercial and industrial property development residential development; property trust management, and property management. The company's operation is organized into residential, commercial and industrial, and investment property divisions. The Residential division designs and develops residential land, medium destiny housing and apartments.
It has a market capitalization of 1.98 Billion, EPS is 0.31, P/E ratio is 10.99 and the dividend yield is 4.39% at the annual dividend payout of 0.11.
Finbar Group Limited. (ASX: FRI) -
Finbar Group Limited is engaged in property investment and development. The Company's focus is the development of medium to high density residential buildings and commercial developments. It has three segments: Residential apartment development in Western Australia, Commercial office/retail development in Western Australia, and Rental of commercial property in Western Australia. In December 2012, the company had secured the joint venture acquisition of Lots 1001, 1002 and 1003 the springs in Rivervale.
It has a market capitalization of 283.57 Million, EPS is 0.19, P/E ratio is 6.82 and the dividend yield is 6.82% at the annual dividend payout of 0.04.