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.
Flawless balance sheet with solid track record and pays a dividend.
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's share price has been volatile over the past 3 months.
7 Day Return
1 Year Return
Return vs Industry: COLM underperformed the US Luxury industry which returned -26.7% over the past year.
Return vs Market: COLM underperformed the US Market which returned -14.9% over the past year.
Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is Columbia Sportswear's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
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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 ($65.52) is trading below our estimate of fair value ($100.56)
Significantly Below Fair Value: COLM is trading below fair value by more than 20%.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: COLM is poor value based on its PE Ratio (13.4x) compared to the Luxury industry average (9.9x).
PE vs Market: COLM is poor value based on its PE Ratio (13.4x) compared to the US market (12.5x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: COLM is poor value based on its PEG Ratio (6.9x)
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: COLM is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (2.4x) compared to the US Luxury industry average (0.6x).
How is Columbia Sportswear forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 9 analysts?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: COLM's forecast earnings growth (1.9% per year) is above the savings rate (1.7%).
Earnings vs Market: COLM's earnings (1.9% per year) are forecast to grow slower than the US market (12.2% per year).
High Growth Earnings: COLM's earnings are forecast to grow, but not significantly.
Revenue vs Market: COLM's revenue (4.1% per year) is forecast to grow slower than the US market (7.1% per year).
High Growth Revenue: COLM's revenue (4.1% 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 (19.1%).
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 (10.9%) are higher than last year (9.6%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: COLM's earnings have grown by 15.4% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: COLM's earnings growth over the past year (23.2%) exceeds its 5-year average (15.4% per year).
Earnings vs Industry: COLM earnings growth over the past year (23.2%) exceeded the Luxury industry 3.2%.
Return on Equity
High ROE: COLM's Return on Equity (17.9%) is considered low.
How is Columbia Sportswear's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: COLM's short term assets ($1.9B) exceed its short term liabilities ($630.9M).
Long Term Liabilities: COLM's short term assets ($1.9B) exceed its long term liabilities ($451.2M).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: COLM is debt free.
Reducing Debt: COLM has no debt compared to 5 years ago when its debt to equity ratio was 1.2%.
Debt Coverage: COLM has no debt, therefore it does not need to be covered by operating cash flow.
Interest Coverage: COLM has no debt, therefore coverage of interest payments is not a concern.
Inventory Level: COLM has a high level of physical assets or inventory.
Debt Coverage by Assets: Insufficient data to determine if COLM's debt is covered by short term assets.
What is Columbia Sportswear's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Current Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: COLM's dividend (1.59%) isn’t notable compared to the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the US market (2.04%).
High Dividend: COLM's dividend (1.59%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the US market (5.7%).
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: COLM's dividends per share have been stable in the past 10 years.
Growing Dividend: COLM's dividend payments have increased over the past 10 years.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: With its low payout ratio (19.7%), COLM's dividend payments are well covered by earnings.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: COLM's dividends in 3 years are forecast to be well covered by earnings (21.6% payout ratio).
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Tim Boyle (69yo)
Mr. Timothy P. Boyle, also known as Tim, serves as the Chairman of Columbia Sportswear Company since January 24, 2020. He has been the Chief Executive Officer of Columbia Sportswear Company since 1988 and ...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Tim's total compensation ($USD3.30M) is below average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD5.63M).
Compensation vs Earnings: Tim's compensation has increased by more than 20% in the past year.
|Senior VP & CFO||2.75yrs||US$1.18m||0.0030% $132.0k|
|Executive VP & COO||2.75yrs||US$2.16m||0.058% $2.6m|
|Executive VP & Americas GM||6.42yrs||US$1.66m||0.015% $649.6k|
|VP & Chief Accounting Officer||2.33yrs||no data||no data|
|Senior VP & Chief Information Officer||4.17yrs||no data||no data|
|Executive VP||5.17yrs||US$1.40m||0.029% $1.3m|
|Director of Investor Relations & Competitive Intelligence||1.83yrs||no data||no data|
|Director of Corporate Communications||2yrs||no data||no data|
|Vice President of Marketing Operations||0.58yr||no data||no data|
Experienced Management: COLM's management team is considered experienced (2.8 years average tenure).
|Lead Independent Director||0.25yr||US$238.63k||0.055% $2.4m|
|Independent Director||1.08yrs||no data||0.00011% $4.9k|
|Independent Director||20.25yrs||US$228.59k||0.019% $825.4k|
|Independent Director||26.75yrs||US$230.54k||0.042% $1.9m|
|Independent Director||1.5yrs||US$101.82k||0.00072% $31.8k|
|Independent Director||17.75yrs||US$252.00k||0.24% $10.5m|
|Independent Director||5.08yrs||US$238.37k||0.0055% $241.1k|
|Independent Director||8.92yrs||US$231.17k||0.017% $728.7k|
Experienced Board: COLM's board of directors are considered experienced (5.1 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$4.416b
- Shares outstanding: 67.40m
- 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|
|CUW||BRSE (Berne Stock Exchange)||Yes||Common Stock||CH||CHF||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 States, Latin America, the Asia Pacific, Europe, the Middle East, Africa, and Canada. The company provides apparel, accessories, and equipment that are used in various activities, such as skiing, snowboarding, hiking, climbing, mountaineering, camping, hunting, fishing, trail running, water sports, yoga, golf, and adventure travel. It also offers footwear products that include lightweight hiking boots, trail running shoes, rugged cold weather boots for activities on snow and ice, sandals and shoes for use in water activities, and function-first fashion footwear and casual shoes for everyday use. The company sells its products under the Columbia, Mountain Hard Wear, SOREL, and prAna brand names through the company owned network of branded and outlet retail stores, brand-specific e-commerce sites, and concession-based arrangements with third-parties at branded outlet and shop-in-shop retail locations, as well as through independently operated specialty outdoor and sporting goods stores, sporting goods chains, department store chains, Internet retailers, and international distributors. As of December 31, 2019, it operated 143 retail stores. The company was founded in 1938 and is headquartered in Portland, Oregon.
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2020/04/03 23:33|
|End of Day Share Price||2020/04/03 00:00|
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