The country Australia is open to foreign direct investment. It is easy to do business in Australia. The country offers one of the best-regulated commercial environments in the world. There are more than 18,000 foreign companies registered in Australia, where a secure and transparent regulatory system provides investors with the predictability and certainty needed to start a business. I am sharing five Asx dividend stocks which you should consider while investing in Australia stock market.
Hunter Hall International Limited (ASX: HHL)
It is an Australia-based company. HHL through its wholly owned subsidiary operates an investment management business. HHIML is the Investment Manager for the Hunter Hall Global Value Limited (HHV). This company is authorized to provide investment advisory, managing and dealing services and to undertake marketing and distribution activities. Bennelong Administration Services Pty Limited provides administration services for the Hunter Hall Equity Funds and HHV, including unit pricing, fund accounting and unit registry.
The company has a market capitalization of 47.15 Million, EPS is 0.14, P/E ratio is 12.61 and the dividend yield is 13.65% at the annual dividend payout of 0.09.
Fiducian Portfolio Services Limited (ASX: FPS)
It is an Australia-based financial company. FPS limited is engaged in the operator of fiducian investment service, the trustee of fiducian superannuation service, the responsible entity of fiducian funds and the provider of accountancy resource services through its wholly owned operating entity, Fiducian Business Services Pty Ltd. the company has three operating segments: Funds management and Administration, Financial Planning and Accountancy Resource Services which provides accountancy resources through its subsidiary, Fiducian Business Services Pty Ltd.
It has a market capitalization of 32.60 Million, EPS is 0.09, P/E ratio is 12.04 and the dividend yield is 5.73% at the annual dividend payout of 0.03.
Equity Trustees Ltd (ASX: EQT)
Equity Trustees Ltd is a financial services company which offers a range of financial products and services for personal and corporate clients. It operates in two segments: Private wealth services and corporate fiduciary and financial services. the company's services include entity services for external fund manager, distribution of managed funds and private wealth services consisting of estate management services, trustee services, legal, superannuation, aged care financial planning advice, placement advice and training services.
It has a market capitalization of 134.51 Million, EPS is 1.00, P/E ratio is 14.97 and the dividend yield is 5.80% at the annual dividend payout of 0.42.
Prime Financial Group Ltd. (ASX: PFG)
The company is engaged in the wealth management services including: financial planning, Investment advice, life insurance, asset protection advice incorporating services, superannuation, including self-managed superannuation and accounting services. On 12 October 2011, Prime acquired the remaining 50% equity in Lym Securities Pty Ltd (Lym), therefore, increasing Prime's equity to 100% in the Lym Financial Planning entity. The company's subsidiaries include Beksan Pty Ltd and Prime Development Fund Pty Ltd (PDF).
It has a market capitalization of 15.50 Million, EPS is 0.01, P/E ratio is 7.61 and the dividend yield is 5.26% at the annual dividend payout of 0.00.
Milton Corporation Limited (ASX: MLT)
It is an Australian-based investment company. It is a long-term investor in companies and trusts. The company also invests hybrid securities, liquid assets such as cash and term deposits and real property development through joint ventures. As of June 30, 2012, its investment sector portfolio included banks, diversified financial, materials, consumer staples, commercial services, Insurance, Energy, telecommunications, capital goods and real estate, healthcare. In February 2013, it acquired an unlisted investment company.
The company has a market capitalization of 2.24 Billion, EPS is 0.86, P/E ratio is 21.35 and the dividend yield is 4.28% at the annual dividend payout of 0.39.
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