Coles Group Ltd (ASX: COL) Share Price and News





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Market Cap $23.90 billion
P/E Ratio 22.27
Dividend Yield 3.46%
Shares Outstanding 1.33 billion
Earnings per share 0.786
Dividend per share 0.61
Year To Date Return -1.76%
Earnings Yield 4.49%
Franking 100%
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Coles Group Ltd (ASX: COL)
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Ex-Date Amount Franking Type Payable
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

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About Coles Group Ltd

Coles Group Limited (COL, formerly Coles Myer Limited) is an Australian public retail company, providing customers with everyday products including fresh food, groceries, household goods, liquor, fuel and financial services via its store network and online platforms.

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

The Coles brand is a household name in Australia – as at 30 June 2018, Coles processed more than 21 million customer transactions on average each week and operated 2,507 retail outlets nationally.

COL Share Price History Data provided by Morningstar.

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Date Close Change % Change Volume Open High Low
03 Aug 2021 $17.92 $0.12 0.67% 2,590,848 $17.78 $17.95 $17.73
02 Aug 2021 $17.80 $0.31 1.77% 2,064,657 $17.66 $17.89 $17.65
30 Jul 2021 $17.49 $-0.04 -0.23% 2,213,063 $17.58 $17.60 $17.47
29 Jul 2021 $17.53 $-0.13 -0.74% 2,410,423 $17.67 $17.74 $17.50
28 Jul 2021 $17.66 $-0.04 -0.23% 3,168,150 $17.75 $17.88 $17.63
27 Jul 2021 $17.70 $0.04 0.23% 2,467,664 $17.65 $17.77 $17.60
26 Jul 2021 $17.66 $0.05 0.28% 1,977,967 $17.67 $17.70 $17.52
23 Jul 2021 $17.61 $0.22 1.27% 2,138,763 $17.32 $17.61 $17.28
22 Jul 2021 $17.39 $0.11 0.64% 1,849,853 $17.28 $17.42 $17.22
21 Jul 2021 $17.28 $-0.08 -0.46% 2,157,992 $17.38 $17.38 $17.25
20 Jul 2021 $17.36 $0.16 0.93% 3,388,141 $17.17 $17.42 $17.11
19 Jul 2021 $17.20 $0.15 0.88% 2,162,344 $17.00 $17.25 $16.86
16 Jul 2021 $17.05 $0.05 0.29% 2,355,196 $16.94 $17.11 $16.87
15 Jul 2021 $17.00 $0.00 0.00% 2,959,180 $17.06 $17.10 $16.83
14 Jul 2021 $17.00 $0.21 1.25% 3,193,554 $16.70 $17.00 $16.66
13 Jul 2021 $16.79 $0.14 0.84% 2,546,266 $16.73 $16.88 $16.70
12 Jul 2021 $16.65 $-0.20 -1.19% 2,451,512 $16.95 $16.96 $16.60
09 Jul 2021 $16.85 $0.03 0.18% 2,893,821 $16.75 $16.85 $16.58
08 Jul 2021 $16.82 $-0.01 -0.06% 2,180,308 $16.90 $17.01 $16.82
07 Jul 2021 $16.83 $0.18 1.08% 1,687,866 $16.65 $16.90 $16.65
06 Jul 2021 $16.65 $-0.11 -0.66% 1,880,072 $16.77 $16.83 $16.65

Director Transactions Data provided by Morningstar.

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Date Director Type Amount Value Notes
23 Nov 2020 Steven Cain Issued 223 $4,005,237
Issue of securities. 584,091 - Performance Rights
23 Nov 2020 Steven Cain Issued 75 $1,361,794
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28 Aug 2020 Wendy Stops Buy 1 $18,409
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28 Aug 2020 Wendy Stops Buy 4 $73,556
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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 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. He is Member of the People and Culture Committee.
Mr Paul Francis O'Malley Non-Executive Director Oct 2020
Mr O'Malley has listed company experience having served as the Managing Director & Chief Executive Officer of BlueScope Steel Limited for 10 years, following two years as its Chief Financial Officer. Mr O'Malley was also previously the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of TXU Energy, a subsidiary of TXU Corp based in Dallas, and held various other senior financial management roles within the TXU Group. Prior to joining TXU Group, Mr O'Malley worked in investment banking and consulting. He is currently a non-executive director of the Commonwealth Bank of Australia. He will be appointed Chairman of the Risk Committee of the committee from 01/10/2020.
Mr Richard John Freudenstein Non-Executive Director Nov 2018
Mr Freudenstein is a Director of REA Group Limited (since 2006), including as Chairman from 2007 to 2012. He is also currently a board member of Cricket Australia, Deputy Chancellor of the University of Sydney and a member of the Advisory Board of 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 ESPN STAR Sports ESS (2009 to 2012). He is Chair of the People and Culture Committee.
Ms Abigail (Abi) Pip Cleland Non-Executive Director Nov 2018
Ms Cleland is a Director of Computershare Limited, Sydney Airport Corporation Limited and Orora Limited. Abi is also a Director of Swimming Australia. Abi's previous board appointments include Australian Independent Business Media, Chairman of Planwise Australia and membership of the advisory committee of Lazard PE Fund 2. From 2012 to 2017, Abi established Absolute Partners. Before that, she held senior management roles at KordaMentha's 333, where she was Managing Director, and at ANZ, Incitec Pivot Limited and Amcor Limited. She is Member of the People and Culture Committee.
Ms Wendy Margaret Stops Non-Executive Director Nov 2018
Ms Stops is a Director of Commonwealth Bank of Australia Limited. She is also a 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 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 16 years with Accenture in various senior management positions in Australia, Asia Pacific and globally. Her previous board experience includes Altium Limited, Accenture Software Solutions Australia and Diversiti. She is currently a member of Chief Executive Women. She is Member of Risk Committee.
Ms Jacqueline Chow Non-Executive Director Nov 2018
Ms Chow is a Non-executive Director of nib Holdings Limited 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 June 2019, Jacqueline was a Director of Fisher & Paykel Appliances. Jacqueline previously held senior management positions with Fonterra Co-operative 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 Member of 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. 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 were at 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 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 and Operating Director and Portfolio Company Chairman at Pacific Equity Partners. He was 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.
Ms Daniella Pereira Company Secretary Nov 2018
Greg Davis Chief Executive Commercial & Express
Leah Weckert Chief Financial Officer
Matthew Swindells Chief Operations Officer
Daniella Pereira Company Secretary

Top Shareholders Data provided by Morningstar.

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Name Shares Capital
Hsbc Custody Nominees (Australia) Limited 350,905,773 26.31%
J P Morgan Nominees Australia Pty Limited 208,029,606 15.60%
Citicorp Nominees Pty Limited 102,343,788 7.67%
Wesfarmers Retail Holdings Pty Ltd 65,362,556 4.90%
National Nominees Limited 47,703,846 3.58%
Bnp Paribas Nominees Pty Ltd 28,552,492 2.14%
Bnp Paribas Noms Pty Ltd 17,285,476 1.30%
Citicorp Nominees Pty Limited I 11,951,758 0.90%
Australian Foundation Investment Company Limited 6,722,500 0.50%
Hsbc Custody Nominees (Australia) Limited - Gsco Eca 6,551,616 0.49%
Hsbc Custody Nominees (Australia) Limited I 6,375,955 0.48%
Argo Investments Limited 5,040,027 0.38%
Netwealth Investments Limited 3,786,781 0.28%
Milton Corporation Limited 2,877,375 0.22%
Hsbc Custody Nominees (Australia) Limited II 2,312,794 0.17%
Australian Executor Trustees Limited 2,271,455 0.17%
CPU Share Plans Pty Ltd 2,138,253 0.16%
AMP Life Limited 1,939,779 0.15%
Bnp Paribas Nominees Pty Ltd Hub24 Custodial Serv Ltd 1,589,206 0.12%
Mr Peter Alexander Brown 1,552,825 0.12%

Frequently Asked Questions

If you wish to purchase Coles Group shares on the Australian Securities Exchange, you will need to do so through a broker.

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.

Coles typically pays fully franked dividends in late March and towards the end of September. Coles paid an interim dividend of 30 cents per share on 27 March 2020. In additional to the Aussie supermarket giant’s final dividend paid on 26 September 2019, Coles also paid a special dividend of 11.5 cents per share at this time.