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 questionable track record.
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 less volatile than 75% of US stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 4% a week.
Volatility Over Time: COLM's weekly volatility (4%) has been stable over the past year.
7 Day Return
1 Year Return
Return vs Industry: COLM matched the US Luxury industry which returned 69.2% over the past year.
Return vs Market: COLM exceeded the US Market which returned 49% 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?
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Is Columbia Sportswear undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?
Price to Earnings (PE) ratio
Share Price vs. Fair Value
Below Fair Value: COLM ($103.66) is trading above our estimate of fair value ($92.96)
Significantly Below Fair Value: COLM is trading above our estimate of fair value.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: COLM is poor value based on its PE Ratio (41.9x) compared to the US Luxury industry average (27.4x).
PE vs Market: COLM is poor value based on its PE Ratio (41.9x) compared to the US market (19.8x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: COLM is poor value based on its PEG Ratio (3.2x)
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: COLM is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (3.7x) compared to the US Luxury industry average (2.1x).
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 (13.2% per year) is above the savings rate (2%).
Earnings vs Market: COLM's earnings (13.2% per year) are forecast to grow slower than the US market (14.8% per year).
High Growth Earnings: COLM's earnings are forecast to grow, but not significantly.
Revenue vs Market: COLM's revenue (6.9% per year) is forecast to grow slower than the US market (8.9% per year).
High Growth Revenue: COLM's revenue (6.9% 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%).
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 (6.4%) are lower than last year (8.7%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: COLM's earnings have grown by 3.9% 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 (-36.2%) over the past year, making it difficult to compare to the Luxury industry average (4.4%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: COLM's Return on Equity (8.8%) is considered low.
How is Columbia Sportswear's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: COLM's short term assets ($1.8B) exceed its short term liabilities ($475.0M).
Long Term Liabilities: COLM's short term assets ($1.8B) exceed its long term liabilities ($450.1M).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: COLM is debt free.
Reducing Debt: COLM has no debt compared to 5 years ago when its debt to equity ratio was 1%.
Debt Coverage: COLM has no debt, therefore it does not need to be covered by operating cash flow.
Interest Coverage: COLM has no debt, therefore coverage of interest payments is not a concern.
What is Columbia Sportswear current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Current Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: COLM's dividend (1%) isn’t notable compared to the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the US market (1.27%).
High Dividend: COLM's dividend (1%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the US market (3.45%).
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: COLM's dividend payments have been volatile in the past 10 years.
Growing Dividend: COLM's dividend payments have increased over the past 10 years.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: Unable to calculate sustainability of dividends as COLM has not reported any payouts.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: COLM's dividends in 3 years are forecast to be well covered by earnings (22.6% payout ratio).
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Tim Boyle (70 yo)
Mr. Timothy P. Boyle, also known as Tim, has been the Chairman of Columbia Sportswear Company since January 24, 2020. Mr. Boyle has been the Chief Executive Officer of Columbia Sportswear Company since 198...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Tim's total compensation ($USD1.24M) is below average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD6.61M).
Compensation vs Earnings: Tim's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.
Experienced Management: COLM's management team is seasoned and experienced (5.5 years average tenure).
Experienced Board: COLM's board of directors are not considered experienced ( 2.6 years average tenure), which suggests a new board.
Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?
Insider Trading Volume
Insider Buying: COLM insiders have only sold shares 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$6.889b
- Shares outstanding: 66.45m
- Website: https://www.columbia.com
Number of Employees
- Columbia Sportswear Company
- 14375 Northwest Science Park Drive
- United States
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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