Columbia Sportswear Company, together with its subsidiaries, designs, sources, markets, and distributes outdoor, active, and everyday lifestyle apparel, footwear, accessories, and equipment in the United States, Latin America, the Asia Pacific, Europe, the Middle East, Africa, and Canada. More Details
Flawless balance sheet with moderate growth potential.
Share Price & News
How has Columbia Sportswear's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: COLM is not significantly more volatile than the rest of US stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 8% a week.
Volatility Over Time: COLM's weekly volatility (8%) has been stable over the past year.
7 Day Return
1 Year Return
Return vs Industry: COLM underperformed the US Luxury industry which returned 23.7% over the past year.
Return vs Market: COLM underperformed the US Market which returned 22.8% over the past year.
Long-Term Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is Columbia Sportswear's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
1 week ago | Simply Wall StWe're Watching These Trends At Columbia Sportswear (NASDAQ:COLM)
4 weeks ago | Simply Wall StThe Columbia Sportswear (NASDAQ:COLM) Share Price Has Gained 86% And Shareholders Are Hoping For More
1 month ago | Simply Wall StHere's What We Think About Columbia Sportswear's (NASDAQ:COLM) CEO Pay
Is Columbia Sportswear undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?
Undervalued compared to fair value
Share Price vs. Fair Value
Below Fair Value: COLM ($91.64) is trading below our estimate of fair value ($91.75)
Significantly Below Fair Value: COLM is trading below fair value, but not by a significant amount.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: COLM is poor value based on its PE Ratio (48.4x) compared to the US Luxury industry average (29.8x).
PE vs Market: COLM is poor value based on its PE Ratio (48.4x) compared to the US market (21.1x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: COLM is poor value based on its PEG Ratio (1.5x)
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: COLM is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (3.5x) compared to the US Luxury industry average (1.9x).
How is Columbia Sportswear forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 11 analysts?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: COLM's forecast earnings growth (32.4% per year) is above the savings rate (2%).
Earnings vs Market: COLM's earnings (32.4% per year) are forecast to grow faster than the US market (21.6% per year).
High Growth Earnings: earnings are expected to grow significantly over the next 3 years.
Revenue vs Market: COLM's revenue (9.4% per year) is forecast to grow slower than the US market (10.5% per year).
High Growth Revenue: COLM's revenue (9.4% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: COLM's Return on Equity is forecast to be low in 3 years time (17.4%).
How has Columbia Sportswear performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: COLM has high quality earnings.
Growing Profit Margin: COLM's current net profit margins (5%) are lower than last year (11%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: COLM's earnings have grown by 8.9% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: COLM's has had negative earnings growth over the past year, so it can't be compared to its 5-year average.
Earnings vs Industry: COLM had negative earnings growth (-61.7%) over the past year, making it difficult to compare to the Luxury industry average (-28.2%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: COLM's Return on Equity (7.3%) is considered low.
How is Columbia Sportswear's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: COLM's short term assets ($1.6B) exceed its short term liabilities ($499.6M).
Long Term Liabilities: COLM's short term assets ($1.6B) exceed its long term liabilities ($429.9M).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: COLM is debt free.
Reducing Debt: COLM has no debt compared to 5 years ago when its debt to equity ratio was 2.5%.
Debt Coverage: COLM has no debt, therefore it does not need to be covered by operating cash flow.
Interest Coverage: COLM has no debt, therefore coverage of interest payments is not a concern.
What is Columbia Sportswear current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Forecast Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate COLM's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.
High Dividend: Unable to evaluate COLM's dividend yield against the top 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if COLM's dividends per share have been stable in the past.
Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if COLM's dividend payments have been increasing.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: COLM is not paying a notable dividend for the US market.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: No need to calculate the sustainability of COLM's dividend in 3 years as they are not forecast to pay a notable one for the US market.
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Tim Boyle (70 yo)
Mr. Timothy P. Boyle, also known as Tim, serves as the Chairman of Columbia Sportswear Company since January 24, 2020. He has been the Chief Executive Officer of Columbia Sportswear Company since 1988 and ...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Tim's total compensation ($USD2.67M) is below average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD6.22M).
Compensation vs Earnings: Tim's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.
|Executive VP & CFO||3.5yrs||US$1.23m||0.0033% |
|Executive VP & COO||3.5yrs||US$1.97m||0.056% |
|Executive VP||5.92yrs||US$1.46m||0.028% |
|Executive Vice President of Global Omni-Channel||7.17yrs||US$1.73m||0.015% |
|Director of Investor Relations & Competitive Intelligence||2.58yrs||no data||no data|
|Director of Corporate Communications||2.75yrs||no data||no data|
|Chief Human Resource Officer & Senior VP||5.33yrs||no data||no data|
|Executive VP & Chief Supply Chain Officer||5.67yrs||no data||0.0025% |
|Senior Vice President of Emerging Brands||5yrs||no data||0.0024% |
|Executive VP & Columbia Brand President||5.67yrs||no data||3.6% |
|Senior VP of Asia Direct||4.42yrs||no data||0.0024% |
Experienced Management: COLM's management team is seasoned and experienced (5.2 years average tenure).
|Lead Independent Director||1yr||US$243.64k||0.058% |
|Independent Director||1.83yrs||US$226.87k||0.0013% |
|Independent Director||21yrs||US$233.56k||0.021% |
|Independent Director||2.25yrs||US$233.56k||0.0019% |
|Independent Director||18.5yrs||US$243.64k||0.24% |
|Independent Director||5.83yrs||US$243.56k||0.0072% |
|Independent Director||no data||no data||no data|
|Independent Director||9.67yrs||US$233.64k||0.019% |
Experienced Board: COLM's board of directors are considered experienced (4 years average tenure).
Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?
Insider Trading Volume
Insider Buying: Insufficient data to determine if insiders have bought more shares than they have sold in the past 3 months.
Recent Insider Transactions
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.
Columbia Sportswear Company's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Columbia Sportswear Company
- Ticker: COLM
- Exchange: NasdaqGS
- Founded: 1938
- Industry: Apparel, Accessories and Luxury Goods
- Sector: Consumer Durables
- Market Cap: US$6.068b
- Shares outstanding: 66.21m
- Website: https://www.columbia.com
Number of Employees
- Columbia Sportswear Company
- 14375 Northwest Science Park Drive
- United States
|Ticker||Exchange||Primary Security||Security Type||Country||Currency||Listed on|
|COLM||NasdaqGS (Nasdaq Global Select)||Yes||Common Stock||US||USD||Mar 1998|
|CUW||DB (Deutsche Boerse AG)||Yes||Common Stock||DE||EUR||Mar 1998|
Columbia Sportswear Company, together with its subsidiaries, designs, sources, markets, and distributes outdoor, active, and everyday lifestyle apparel, footwear, accessories, and equipment in the United S...
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
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|Company Analysis||2021/01/22 00:31|
|End of Day Share Price||2021/01/21 00:00|
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