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Market Cap $21.02 billion
P/E Ratio 21.55
Dividend Yield 3.76%
Shares Outstanding 1.34 billion
Earnings per share 0.753
Dividend per share 0.61
Year To Date Return -9.48%
Earnings Yield 4.64%
Franking 100%
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Coles Group Ltd (ASX: COL)
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Frequently Asked Questions

Yes, Coles has made two dividend payments in 2021. The company paid an interim dividend of 33 cents per share on 26 March and a final dividend payment of 28 cents per share on 28 September 2021. Both payments came fully franked.

Yes. Coles Group introduced a dividend reinvestment plan (DRP) in September 2019. Participation is optional and shareholders may elect either full or partial participation. The plan is open to shareholders residing in Australia and New Zealand only.

Following the demerger from Wesfarmers in November 2018, Coles once again listed on the ASX as a public company, with shares debuting at $12.49 per share.

Dividend Payment History Data provided by Morningstar.

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Ex-Date Amount Franking Type Payable
26 Aug 2021 $0.2800 100.00% Final 28 Sep 2021
26 Feb 2021 $0.3300 100.00% Interim 26 Mar 2021
27 Aug 2020 $0.2750 100.00% Final 29 Sep 2020
27 Feb 2020 $0.3000 100.00% Interim 27 Mar 2020
28 Aug 2019 $0.1150 100.00% Special Cash 26 Sep 2019
28 Aug 2019 $0.2400 100.00% Final 26 Sep 2019

COL ASX Announcements

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About Coles Group Ltd

Coles Group Ltd (ASX: COL) is an Australian public retail company, providing customers with consumer staple products including fresh food, groceries, household goods, liquor, fuel and financial services via its store network and online platforms.

Formerly Coles Myer Limited and originally Australia’s second-largest retailer (behind Woolworths Group Ltd), Coles was acquired by Wesfarmers in 2007. Coles Group was spun-off from Wesfarmers in 2018 and Coles shares were re-listed on the ASX at that time. Coles Group includes Coles Supermarkets, Coles Express and Coles liquor division.


COL Share Price History Data provided by Morningstar.

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Date Close Change % Change Volume Open High Low
27 Jan 2022 $15.74 $-0.50 -3.08% 6,384,901 $16.15 $16.29 $15.67
25 Jan 2022 $16.24 $-0.09 -0.55% 5,280,300 $16.34 $16.41 $16.06
24 Jan 2022 $16.33 $0.19 1.18% 2,590,163 $16.18 $16.43 $16.14
21 Jan 2022 $16.14 $-0.18 -1.10% 4,836,308 $16.20 $16.37 $16.12
20 Jan 2022 $16.32 $-0.14 -0.85% 3,243,316 $16.32 $16.49 $16.29
19 Jan 2022 $16.46 $-0.03 -0.18% 3,155,991 $16.66 $16.66 $16.45
18 Jan 2022 $16.49 $0.10 0.61% 2,537,145 $16.50 $16.54 $16.39
17 Jan 2022 $16.39 $0.04 0.24% 3,202,368 $16.34 $16.48 $16.14
14 Jan 2022 $16.35 $-0.14 -0.85% 2,626,431 $16.45 $16.54 $16.35
13 Jan 2022 $16.49 $-0.02 -0.12% 3,227,335 $16.36 $16.50 $16.34
12 Jan 2022 $16.51 $-0.14 -0.84% 3,537,910 $16.69 $16.74 $16.48
11 Jan 2022 $16.65 $-0.42 -2.46% 4,724,682 $17.06 $17.09 $16.65
10 Jan 2022 $17.07 $-0.27 -1.56% 2,214,302 $17.30 $17.32 $17.06
07 Jan 2022 $17.34 $-0.01 -0.06% 1,758,247 $17.50 $17.52 $17.28
06 Jan 2022 $17.35 $-0.36 -2.03% 2,477,826 $17.65 $17.77 $17.33
05 Jan 2022 $17.71 $-0.19 -1.06% 2,096,076 $17.99 $17.99 $17.68
04 Jan 2022 $17.90 $-0.04 -0.22% 1,768,563 $17.94 $18.03 $17.81
31 Dec 2021 $17.94 $-0.10 -0.55% 935,360 $17.87 $18.01 $17.87
30 Dec 2021 $18.04 $0.09 0.50% 931,237 $17.96 $18.09 $17.91

Director Transactions Data provided by Morningstar.

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Date Director Type Amount Value Notes
15 Dec 2021 Steven Cain Issued 64 $1,129,640
Issue of securities.
15 Dec 2021 Steven Cain Issued 225 $3,956,839
Issue of securities. 725,010 - Performance Rights
26 Aug 2021 Steven Cain Transfer 83 $1,465,143
As advised by the company.
83,058 shares held indirectly by Steven Cain were transferred from CPU Share Plans Pty Ltd to be direct.
As per announcement on 01/09/2021.
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26 Aug 2021 Steven Cain Transfer 83 $1,465,143
As advised by the company.
83,058 shares held indirectly by Steven Cain were transferred from CPU Share Plans Pty Ltd to be direct.
As per announcement on 01/09/2021.
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25 Aug 2021 Steven Cain Exercise 83 $1,492,552
Conversion of securities. 499,034 - Performance Rights
25 Aug 2021 Steven Cain Cancelled 1 $35,922
Cancellation of securities. 582,092 - Performance Rights & Performance Shares
25 Aug 2021 Steven Cain Buy 83 $1,492,552
Conversion of securities.
As per announcement on 01/09/2021.
Need to check history

Directors & Management Data provided by Morningstar.

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Name Title Start Date Profile
Mr James Philip Graham Non-Executive ChairmanNon-Executive Director Nov 2018
Mr Graham has business, investment, corporate and governance experience, including as a Non-executive Director of Wesfarmers Limited for 20 years, prior to his retirement in July 2018. James is Chairman of Gresham Partners Limited, having founded the Gresham Partners Group in 1985. From 2001 to 2009, he was a Director of Rabobank Australia Limited, initially as Deputy Chairman and then Chairman, responsible for the Bank's operations in Australia and New Zealand. He was also Chairman of the Darling Harbour Authority between 1989 and 1995. James was previously Managing Director of Rothschild Australia Limited. James was made a member of the Order of Australia in 2008. He is a member of the People and Culture Committee.
Mr Paul Francis O'Malley Non-Executive Director Oct 2020
Mr O'Malley is a Non-executive Director of Commonwealth Bank of Australia Limited. He was Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of BlueScope Steel Limited from 2007 to 2017, after joining the company as Chief Financial Officer. Paul was previously the Chief Executive Officer of TXU Energy, a subsidiary of TXU Corp based in Dallas, Texas. He held other senior financial management roles within TXU and previously worked in the investment banking and consulting sectors. Paul is a former Director of the Worldsteel Association, Chair of their Nominating Committee and Trustee of the Melbourne Cricket Ground Trust. He currently serves as the Chairman for Australian Catholic Redress Ltd. He is Chair of the Risk committee.
Mr Richard John Freudenstein Non-Executive Director Nov 2018
Mr Freudenstein is a Non-executive Director and Chairmanelect of Appen Limited as well as a Non-executive Director of REA Group Limited (where he was Chairman from 2007 to 2012). He is also a board member of Cricket Australia, Deputy Chancellor of the University of Sydney and a member of the Advisory Board of artificial intelligence software company, Afiniti. Richard was previously Chief Executive Officer of Foxtel (2011 to 2016), Chief Executive Officer of The Australian and News Digital Media at News Ltd (2006 to 2010), and Chief Operating Officer at British Sky Broadcasting plc (2000 to 2006). His previous board positions include Ten Network Holdings (2015 to 2016), Foxtel (2009 to 2011) and Astro Malaysia Holdings Berhad (2016 to 2019). He is Chairman of the People and Culture Committee
Ms Abigail (Abi) Pip Cleland Non-Executive Director Nov 2018
Ms Cleland is currently a Non-executive Director of Computershare Limited, Sydney Airport Corporation Limited and Orora Limited. Abi was previously Chair of Planwise AU, a director of Swimming Australia and on the Lazard PE Fund advisory committee. From 2012 to 2017, Abi established and ran an advisory and management business, Absolute Partners, focusing on strategy, mergers and acquisitions and disruption. Before that, she held senior management roles at KordaMentha's 333, where she was Managing Director, and at ANZ Banking Group Limited, Incitec Pivot Limited and Amcor Limited. She is a member of the People and Culture Committee
Ms Wendy Margaret Stops Non-Executive Director Nov 2018
Ms Stops is a Non-executive Director of Blackmores Limited, Director of Fitted for Work, a Council member at the University of Melbourne, Chair of the Advisory Board for the Melbourne Business School's Centre for Business Analytics, a member of the AICD's Governance of Innovation and Technology Panel and a member of the Advisory Committee to the Digital Technology Taskforce of the Department of Prime Minister and Cabinet. Wendy was previously a senior management executive in the information technology and consulting sectors, including her last 16 years with Accenture in various senior management positions in Australia, Asia Pacific and globally. Her previous board experience includes Commonwealth Bank of Australia Limited, Altium Limited, Accenture Software Solutions Australia and Diversiti. She is currently a member of Chief Executive Women. She is a member of the Risk committee.
Ms Jacqueline Chow Non-Executive Director Nov 2018
Ms Chow is a Non-executive Director of nib Holdings Limited, Charter Hall Group and a Senior Advisor at McKinsey Consulting RTS, advising clients across industrial, retail, telecommunications, financial services and consumer sectors on performance transformation projects. She is also a Director of the Australia-Israel Chamber of Commerce of New South Wales. From 2016 to 2019, Jacqueline was a Director of Fisher & Paykel Appliances. Jacqueline previously held senior management positions with Fonterra Cooperative Group, including Chief Operating Officer, Global Consumer and Food Service. Prior to that, she was in senior management with Campbell Arnott's and Kellogg Company. She was also Programme Steering Group Director, Ministry for Primary Industries, NZ and Deputy Chair, Global Dairy Platform Inc. She is a member of the Risk committee.
Mr David Cheesewright Non-Executive Director Nov 2018
Mr Cheesewright retired in early 2018 as President and Chief Executive Officer of Walmart International, which comprises Walmart's operations outside the United States, including more than 6,200 stores and over a million associates in 27 countries. David was also responsible for Walmart's global sourcing operations and offices around the world. He was previously President and CEO of Walmart EMEA (Europe, Middle East and Africa), CEO Walmart Canada, and COO Asda. David's other prior roles include a range of positions with Mars Confectionery in the UK across manufacturing, marketing, sales and logistics. David is also a previous board member of Walmex (Walmart Mexico), Chinese online grocery business Yihaodian, South African retailer and distributor Massmart, The Retail Council of Canada and ECR Europe and is a prior Chair of Walmart Canada Bank and Gazeley Holdings (UK). David currently sits on the Deans Advisory Board of the Smith Business School and is a Non-executive Director of Rapha Racing (UK). He is a member of the People and Culture committee.
Mr Steven Cain Chief Executive OfficerManaging Director Nov 2018
Mr Cain has over 20 years of experience in Australian and international retail. Steven was previously Chief Executive Officer of Supermarkets and Convenience at Metcash Limited. He was Chief Executive of Carlton Communications plc, a FTSE 100 media group company, and Operating Director and Portfolio Company Chairman at Pacific Equity Partners, a private equity firm. Steven was also the Group Marketing Director, Store Development Director and Grocery Trading Director of Asda Stores Ltd (UK) during its turnaround and has held roles at UK retail group Kingfisher plc, and Bain & Company. Steven was previously the Managing Director of Food, Liquor and Fuel at Coles Myer and was an advisor to Wesfarmers Limited on its takeover of the Coles Group in 2007. He is a member of the People and Culture Committee.
Ms Daniella Pereira Company Secretary Nov 2018
Greg Davis Chief Executive Commercial & Express
Leah Weckert Chief Financial Officer
Lisa Ronson Chief Marketing Officer
Ben Hassing Chief Executive eCommerce
George Saoud Chief Executive Emerging Businesses & Smarter Selling
Darren Blackhurst Chief Executive Liquor
Roger Sniezek Chief Information Officer
David Brewster Chief Legal & Safety Office
Matthew Swindells Chief Operations Officer
Kris Webb Chief People Officer
Thinus Keeve Chief Sustainability Property & Export Officer
Daniella Pereira Company Secretary
Sally Fielke General Manager Corporate Affairs

Top Shareholders Data provided by Morningstar.

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Name Shares Capital
HSBC Custody Nominees (Australia) Limited 335,839,551 25.18%
J P Morgan Nominees Australia Pty Limited 181,961,182 13.64%
Citicorp Nominees Pty Limited 94,530,514 7.09%
Wesfarmers Retail Holdings Pty Ltd 65,362,556 4.90%
BNP Paribas Nominees Pty Ltd <Agency Lending Drp A/C> 47,303,599 3.55%
National Nominees Limited 37,246,513 2.79%
BNP Paribas Noms Pty Ltd <Drp> 13,149,162 0.99%
HSBC Custody Nominees (Australia) Limited <Nt Comnwlth Super Corp A/C> 10,543,340 0.79%
BNP Paribas Nominees Pty Ltd Six Sis Ltd <Drp A/C> 8,370,519 0.63%
Australian Foundation Investment Company Limited 7,262,500 0.54%
Citicorp Nominees Pty Limited <Colonial First State Inv A/C> 5,669,196 0.42%
Argo Investments Limited 5,290,027 0.40%
Netwealth Investments Limited <Wrap Services A/C> 4,402,268 0.33%
Milton Corporation Limited 2,997,375 0.22%
CPU Share Plans Pty Ltd <Col RSA Control A/C> 2,979,128 0.22%
BNP Paribas Nominees Pty Ltd Hub24 Custodial Serv Ltd <DRP A/C> 2,592,101 0.19%
Mutual Trust Pty Ltd 2,350,553 0.18%
Australian Executor Trustees Limited <IPS Super A/c> 1,940,245 0.15%
AMP Life Limited 1,905,243 0.14%
HSBC Custody Nominees (Australia) Limited (i) 1,828,432 0.14%