Coles Group Share Price and Company Fundamentals



Price
$17.97
Change
0.050 (0.279%)
52 week
15.275 - 19.26

Last traded: Today at 5:59 AM

Coles Group Limited operates as a retailer in Australia. The company operates through Supermarkets, Liquor, and Express segments. It provides fresh food, groceries, and general merchandise through 824 supermarkets, including coles online and coles financial services. The company operates coles.com.au, which offers a choice of home delivery; and provides insurance, credit cards, and personal loans to Australian families. It is also involved in the retailing of liquor through its 910 stores under the Liquorland, First Choice, First Choice Liquor, and Vintage Cellars brand names, including online liquor delivery services through Coles Online and Liquor Direct. In addition, the company operates 713 fuel and convenience stores; and offers lifestyle services, as well as operates as the participating partner in the flybuys loyalty program. The company was formerly known as Coles Myer Ltd. and changed its name to Coles Group Limited in November 2006. Coles Group Limited was founded in 1914 and is based in Hawthorn East, Australia.

Key Metrics

PE ratio

22.86

PB ratio

8.59

Dividend yield

3.38%

Beta

0.11

Market cap

$23.97B

Enterprise value

$32.46B

Company profile

Primary activitiesAustralian retailer of products such as fresh food, groceries, household goods, liquor, fuel and financial services via stores and online
Industry / SectorGrocery Stores / Consumer Defensive
Full time employees118000
Websitehttp://www.colesgroup.com.au
Mailing address800 Toorak Road Hawthorn East VIC 3123 Australia
Phone / Fax61 3 9829 5111 /
Share registryCOMPUTERSHARE INVESTOR SERVICES PTY LIMITED

Annual reports

Published onReport
23 Sep 2020Coles Annual Report 2020

Dividends

More: Coles Group Dividend history, yield and payout ratio

Dividend yield

3.38%

Dividend amount

$0.61

Payout ratio

73.16%

Coles Group paid $0.61 dividend and the ex-dividend date was 26 Feb 2021.The dividend payout ratio is 73.16%. The dividend payout ratio is defined as the amout of dividend paid divided by the earnings of the company.COL dividend payout ratio is between 70-90%. The lower dividend payout ratio is preferrable since it provides company margin to grow the dividends in future.

COL's forward dividend amount is $0.6 and the forward dividend yield is 3.45%. A forward dividend yield is the percentage of a company's current stock price that it expects to pay out as dividends over a certain time period, generally 12 months. Forward dividend yields are generally used in circumstances where the yield is predictable based on past instances. If not, trailing yields, which indicate the same value over the previous 12 months, are used.

Company Executives

As of Aug 2021, following are the company executives and directors listed on Coles Group.

NameTitleAgeTotal Pay
Mr. Steven CainMD, CEO & Director554.85M
Ms. Leah WeckertChief Financial Officer1.79M
Mr. Matthew SwindellsChief Operations Officer1.49M
Mr. Greg DavisChief Exec. - Commercial & Express1.62M
Mr. Roger SniezekChief Information Officer
Mark HowellGen. Mang. of Investor Relations
Mr. David BrewsterChief Legal Officer
Ms. Lisa RonsonChief Marketing Officer
Ms. Kris WebbChief People Officer
Mr. Thinus KeeveChief Property, Export & Sustainability Officer

Profitability and management effectiveness

Profit margin

2.67%

Operating margin

4.53%

Return on assets

6.06%

Return on equity

39.50%

Profitability ratios are a class of financial metrics that are used to assess a business's ability to generate earnings relative to its revenue, operating costs, balance sheet assets, and shareholders' equity over time, using data from a specific point in time.

The return on equity signifies how well the management is running the company in terms of capital management. The ideal return on equity is greater than 10%. The return on equity is calculated as net income divided by total share holders equity.

Valuation and Trading Info

The market capitalization of Coles Group is 23.97B and its enterprise value is 32.46B. The enterprise value to revenue ratio of COL is 0.83.

The COL's stocks Beta value is 0.11 making it 89% less volatile compared to ASX market index. Technology stocks and small caps tend to have higher betas than the market benchmark. This indicates that adding the stock to a portfolio will increase the portfolio’s risk, but also increase its expected return. On the other hand utility stocks often have low betas because they tend to move more slowly than market averages.

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Coles Group (ASX:COL) Frequently Asked Questions

1. What is Coles Group's Stock Symbol?

Coles Group trades on ASX under the ticker symbol "COL".

2. What is Coles Group's stock price today?

One share of COL stock can currently be purchased for approximately $17.97.

3. How can I contact Coles Group?

Coles Group's mailing address is 800 Toorak Road Hawthorn East VIC 3123 Australia. The company can be reached via phone at 61 3 9829 5111.

4. What is Coles Group's official website?

The official website of Coles Group is http://www.colesgroup.com.au.

5. Which share registry manages Coles Group's stock?

Coles Group's stock is managed by COMPUTERSHARE INVESTOR SERVICES PTY LIMITED.