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Five UK Stocks Paying Good Dividends

Foreign investment has become a relatively new option for individual investors. Fortunately, the advent of internationally focused mutual funds and exchange traded funds has made it very easier than ever. Investing in foreign countries is a good decision for investors to make money and increase their income. Foreign countries are mainly known for their growth opportunities. The countries' experienced significant level of economic growth has helped many companies within prosper. When you start you investing in foreign countries you should focus on these FTSE dividend yield stocks.

Haynes publishing Group Plc. (LON: HYNS) -

Haynes Publishing Group Plc. is a holding company. It is engaged in production and sale of automotive and motorcycle repair manuals. The company operates in two geographical segments: UK & Europe and North America & Australia. Its core business is the publication and supply of automotive repair and technical information to the professional automotive and DIY aftermarkets. The business also publishes a range of titles, which are practical, instructional, easy to read and aimed at those with an interest in more general DIY related activities.

The company has a market capitalization of 26.52 Million, EPS is 0.18, P/E ratio is 9.93 and the dividend yield is 7.41% at the annual dividend payout of 3.50.

Quarto Group Inc. (LON: QRT) -

The Quarto Group, Inc. conducts and international business, whose principal activity is as a publisher of illustrated non-fiction books in co-edition and under its own imprint, for both adults and children. It operates in two segments: Book Publishing, and Co- edition Publishing. Books produced by its Co-edition Publishing segment, by contrast, are intended for audiences worldwide, and are licensed to third-party Publishers for publication in their core markets, in the local language. On February 22, 2011, it acquired 80% of Cool Springs Press LLC (NYSE:CSP).

It has a market capitalization of 28.74 Million, EPS is 0.25, P/E ratio is 5.89 and the dividend yield is 5.41% at the annual dividend payout of 4.55.

UBM Plc. (LON: UBM) -

UBM Plc. is a multinational media company headquartered in London, United Kingdom. It is an events-led marketing and communications services business. It operates in three business areas: Events, Communications Services and Marketing Services. It generates revenues in more than 30 countries worldwide and its contributors are North America, China and the UI. It is a pure play tradeshow organizer and PR Newswire is the news release and content distributor. The company also offers its clients measurable returns on investment and audience engagement through its online products, while publication controlled.

It has a market capitalization of 1.69 Billion, EPs is 0.45, P/E ratio is 15.22 and the dividend yield is 3.87% at the annual dividend payout of 20.00.

Reed Elsevier Plc. (LON: REL) -

Reed Elsevier Plc. is a provider of professional information solutions. It is listed on several of the world's major stock exchanges. It is a FTSE 100 dividends and FT Global 500 company. As of December 31, 2011, the company was organized in five business segments: Elsevier, LexisNexis Risk Solutions, LexisNexis Legal & Professional, Reed Exhibitions and Reed Business information which provides information and marketing solutions to business professionals. In 2011, 46% of Reed Elsevier's revenue was derived from subscriptions; 27% from circulation and transactional sales; 12% from exhibition fees; 7% from advertising sales, and 7% from other sources.

The company has a market capitalization of 8.71 Billion, EPS is 0.47, P/E ratio is 15.56 and the dividend yield is 3.14% at the annual dividend payout of 17.00.

Daily Mail and General Trust Plc. (LON: DMGT) -

Daily Mail and General Trust PLC is a United Kingdom-based multi-media and information company. Its business activities are split into seven operating segments: RMS, business information, events, Euro money, national media, local media and radio. In September 2012, the company sold its remaining 50% interest in DMG Radio Australia to Illyria. On September 28, 2012, in announced DMG events completed the disposal of Evanata. N August 2012, it disposed of its 50.0% joint venture investment in DMG Radio Investments Pty Ltd.

The company has a market capitalization of 2.84 Billion, EPS is 0.52, P/E ratio is 14.44 and the dividend yield is 2.42% at the annual dividend payout of 5.90.

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