What is the cost base for Coles shares?

What happens to Wesfarmers shares after demerger?

The cost base appointment is based on the market values of the Wesfarmers shares and corresponding Coles shares just after the demerger. … Wesfarmers Shareholders retain their Wesfarmers Shares and Eligible Shareholders received one Coles Share for every Wesfarmers Share held at the Record Date.

How do I know if I have Coles shares?

You can make a holding balance enquiry online by clicking here, or you can contact Computershare either by submitting an online enquiry or by calling the Coles Group Shareholder Information Line on 1300 171 785 or +61 39415 4078 (international).

What dividend is Coles paying?


Period Description Dividend per share
1H21 Interim Dividend 33.0 cents
2H20 Final Dividend 27.5 cents
1H20 Interim Dividend 30.0 cents
2H19 Final Dividend 24.0 cents

Has Coles split from Wesfarmers?

One year after the demerger of Coles from Wesfarmers, shareholders in both companies are $16 billion richer, vindicating the conglomerate’s decision to spin out the food and liquor retailer into a separately listed company. … “It was a very big and complex demerger, the largest demerger in Australian corporate history.

What was Coles called before?

Founded in 1914 in Collingwood by George Coles, Coles operates 807 supermarkets throughout Australia, including several now re-branded Bi-Lo Supermarkets.

Coles Supermarkets.

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Coles logo 2007–present
Type Public
Founded 1914 (as Coles Variety Stores)
Headquarters Hawthorn East, Victoria , Australia

Who owns Coles now?

Is Coles a good stock to buy?

Defensive and stable dividends

It’s defensive in nature. … The company has a full franked dividend yield of 3.8% (grossed up to 5.4%). Positively, management expects to maintain its 80-90% payout ratio for the foreseeable future. It’s difficult to find another company with a dividend as high and dependable as Coles.

Who are Coles major shareholders?

The Company sells various products, including fresh food, groceries, household goods, liquor, fuel and financial services through its store network and online platforms.


Name Equities %
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