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How to buy Coles Group shares

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Coles Group Limited (COL) is a leading grocery stores business with stocks listed in Australia. Coles Group is listed on the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX). All prices are listed in Australian Dollars.

How to buy shares in Coles Group from New Zealand

  1. Compare share trading platforms. If you're a beginner, look for a platform with low commissions, expert ratings and investment tools to track your portfolio. Narrow down top brands with our comparison table.
  2. Open and fund your brokerage account. Complete an application with your personal and financial details, like your ID and bank information. Fund your account with a bank transfer, credit card or debit card.
  3. Search for Coles Group Find the stock by name or ticker symbol: COL. Research its history to confirm it's a solid investment against your financial goals.
  4. Purchase now or later. Buy today with a market order or use a limit order to delay your purchase until Coles Group reaches your desired price. To spread out your purchase, look into dollar-cost averaging, which smooths out buying at consistent intervals and amounts.
  5. Decide on how many to buy. At last close price of A$17.04, weigh your budget against a diversified portfolio that can minimise risk through the market's ups and downs. You may be able to buy a fractional share of Coles Group, depending on your broker.
  6. Check in on your investment. Congratulations, you own a part of Coles Group. Optimise your portfolio by tracking how your stock — and even the business — performs with an eye on the long term. You may be eligible for dividends and shareholder voting rights on directors and management that can affect your stock.

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Coles Group share price

Use our graph to track the performance of COL stocks over time.

Coles Group shares at a glance

Information last updated 2021-06-17.
OpenAUD16.4
HighAUD16.5
LowAUD16.14
CloseAUD16.19
Previous closeAUD17.05
Change AUD-0.86
Change % -5.044%
Volume 3,489,654
Information last updated 2021-06-10.
52-week rangeAUD14.9989 - AUD18.5892
50-day moving average AUD16.3738
200-day moving average AUD16.9833
Wall St. target priceAUD13.05
PE ratio 21.2341
Dividend yield AUD0.605 (3.61%)
Earnings per share (TTM) AUD0.786

Coles Group price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the last close of A$16.19

1 week (2021-06-09) -3.40%
1 month (2021-05-17) -0.86%
3 months (2021-03-16) 3.45%
6 months (2020-12-16) -10.85%
1 year (2020-06-16) -0.74%
2 years (2019-06-14) 24.44%
3 years (2018-06-13) N/A
5 years (2016-06-13) N/A

Is Coles Group under- or over-valued?

Valuing Coles Group stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of Coles Group's overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge the value of a stock.

Coles Group's P/E ratio

Coles Group's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 21x. In other words, Coles Group shares trade at around 21x recent earnings.

That's relatively low compared to, say, the P/E ratio for the ASX over the 12 months to December 2019 (32.14). The low P/E ratio could mean that investors are pessimistic about the outlook for the shares or simply that they're under-valued.

Coles Group's EBITDA

Coles Group's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is AUDA$2.3 billion.

The EBITDA is a measure of a Coles Group's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.

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