The New Zealand is a very straightforward place to do business. It has an efficient, market oriented economy, a stable and secure business environment with zero corruption.
Investing in New Zealand offers unique opportunities of leverage dynamic ideas and creative intellect in specialized high value industries such as Information and communication Technology, Biotechnology, Screen production, Niche manufacturing, Wood processing and Call centers. Below are some New Zealand dividend stocks which have a good yield and can play a safe investment for the investors.
Methven Limited (NZE: MVN) –
Methven Limited is New Zealand’s longest established, largest supplier and leading designer of showerheads, faucets and hot water valves to home renovators, plumber and the building industry. The company designs, manufactures and supplies shower ware, tap ware and water control valves. Its shower skincare includes the four-step process, aromatherapy, NZ Botanicals, Water Purity, Skin Cleansing, Skin Conditioning and Skin Nourishing. Its kitchen and laundry products include sink, mixer, sink faucets, sink taps and washing machine taps.
The company has a market capitalization of 82.59 Million, EPS is 0.08, P/E ratio is 14.80 and the dividend yield is 7.26% at the annual dividend payout of 0.05.
The Colonial Motor Company Limited (NZE: CMO) –
The Colonial Motor Company Limited is a New Zealand company. It is engaged in operating franchised motor vehicle dealerships. It operates in New Zealand. The company owns motor vehicle dealerships. As of June 30, 2011 it had 12 dealerships whose primary focus is Ford, seven of these dealerships also had the Mazda franchise. Its subsidiaries include Southpac Stevens Motors Ltd, Capital City Motors Ltd, M.S Motors Ltd, Hutchinson Motors, Ltd, Avon City Motors Ltd, Avon City Motorcycles Ltd, Timaru Motors Ltd, Southland Tractors Ltd, Advance Agricentre Ltd, Dunedin City Motors Ltd and Macaulay Motors Ltd.
It has a market capitalization of 119.34 Million, EPS is 0.50, P/E ratio is 7.36 and the dividend yield is 6.85% at the annual dividend payout of 0.09.
Contact Energy Limited (NZE: CEN) –
Contact Energy Limited is a New Zealand electricity generator, natural gas wholesaler and electricity, natural gas, and LPG retailer. It is the second largest electricity generator in New Zealand which is generating 22% of electricity in the year ending 31 December 2011. The company has the second-largest market share of electricity retailers. The company’s power stations consist of three gas turbine facilities, in Auckland, Hamilton and Taranaki; four geothermal stations north of Taupo; two hydroelectric dams on the Clutha River, a gas fired peaker in Taranaki and a diesel fired peaker in Hawkes Bay.
It has a market capitalization of 3.73 Billion, EPS is 0.29, P/E ratio is 17.32 and the dividend yield is 4.52% at the annual dividend payout of 0.11.
Opus International Consultants Ltd (NZE: OIC) –
Opus international Consultants Limited is a supplier of multidisciplinary consultancy and project management services across a range of disciplines including civil, mechanical and electrical engineering and planning, environmental, architectural and property management. It has four business segments: New Zealand, United Kingdom, Australia and Canada. On February 29, 2012, it acquired 100% interest of the Australian based rail engineering consultancy, Coffey Rail Pty Ltd and its related company, Asia Pacific Rail Pty Ltd.
It has a market capitalization of 256.84 Million, EPS is 0.16, P/E ratio is 10.77 and the dividend yield is 5.09% at the annual dividend payout of 0.05.
Comvita Limited (NZE: CVT) –
Comvita Limited is a New Zealand-based company which is engaged in the manufacturing and marketing natural health and beauty products. The company operates in five segments: New Zealand, Australia, Asia, Europe and Medical. Its Subsidiaries include Comvita New Zealand Limited, Comvita Taiwan Limited, Comvita landowner Share Scheme Trustee Limited, Kiwi Extracts Limited, Kiwi Bee Medical Limited and Jonno Development Limited.
It has a market capitalization of 105.33 Million, EPS is 0.28, P/E ratio is 13.27 and the dividend yield is 3.78% at the annual dividend payout of 0.09.