Coles Group is under Algo Engine sell conditions following the lower high at $12.70.
The group announced their 3Q19 sales growth which came in ahead of market expectations. Food and liquor sales grew at 3.3% in 3Q19, however, management indicated that they expect to see the growth moderate back to 2%, or in line with historical growth rates.
A review of the valuation forecasts show FY20 revenue of $40bn, EBIT $1.34bn, on EPS of $0.68 and DPS of $0.55, placing COL on a forward yield of 4.8%.
We see limited downside risk for the share price and we consider selling at-the -money-call options as an alternative to selling the underlying stock.