Columbia Sportswear (NASDAQ:COLM) is set to post its quarterly earnings results after the market closes on Thursday, April 25th. Analysts expect Columbia Sportswear to post earnings of $0.84 per share for the quarter. Columbia Sportswear has set its FY 2019 guidance at $4.30-4.45 EPS and its FY19 guidance at $4.30-4.45 EPS.

Columbia Sportswear (NASDAQ:COLM) last announced its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, February 7th. The textile maker reported $1.68 EPS for the quarter, beating the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $1.27 by $0.41. Columbia Sportswear had a net margin of 9.57% and a return on equity of 16.79%. The firm had revenue of $917.60 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $859.06 million. During the same quarter last year, the firm earned $1.31 EPS. The firm’s revenue for the quarter was up 18.2% compared to the same quarter last year. On average, analysts expect Columbia Sportswear to post $4 EPS for the current fiscal year and $5 EPS for the next fiscal year.

Shares of NASDAQ:COLM opened at $101.90 on Tuesday. Columbia Sportswear has a 12 month low of $79.24 and a 12 month high of $109.74. The stock has a market capitalization of $7.05 billion, a P/E ratio of 25.41, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 2.14 and a beta of 0.68.

A number of research analysts recently commented on COLM shares. Zacks Investment Research raised shares of Columbia Sportswear from a “hold” rating to a “strong-buy” rating and set a $107.00 price target for the company in a report on Thursday, February 7th. Pivotal Research reaffirmed a “buy” rating and issued a $112.00 price target (up previously from $107.00) on shares of Columbia Sportswear in a report on Tuesday, February 5th. Macquarie raised shares of Columbia Sportswear from a “neutral” rating to an “outperform” rating and set a $106.00 price target for the company in a report on Friday, January 11th. BidaskClub raised shares of Columbia Sportswear from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a report on Thursday, February 7th. Finally, DA Davidson increased their price target on shares of Columbia Sportswear to $116.00 and gave the company a “buy” rating in a report on Friday, February 8th. Six investment analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating, nine have given a buy rating and one has given a strong buy rating to the stock. Columbia Sportswear has an average rating of “Buy” and a consensus price target of $107.13.

In other Columbia Sportswear news, EVP Joseph P. Boyle sold 566 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction dated Tuesday, March 19th. The shares were sold at an average price of $106.00, for a total value of $59,996.00. Following the completion of the sale, the executive vice president now owns 2,301,492 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $243,958,152. The sale was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which can be accessed through the SEC website. Also, CAO Peter J. Bragdon sold 10,824 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction dated Friday, February 8th. The stock was sold at an average price of $102.80, for a total transaction of $1,112,707.20. Following the completion of the sale, the chief accounting officer now directly owns 28,955 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $2,976,574. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. In the last three months, insiders sold 84,535 shares of company stock valued at $8,929,236. 56.68% of the stock is owned by insiders.

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About Columbia Sportswear

Columbia Sportswear Company, together with its subsidiaries, designs, sources, markets, and distributes outdoor and active lifestyle apparel, footwear, accessories, and equipment in the United States, Latin America, the Asia Pacific, Europe, the Middle East and Africa, and Canada. The company provides apparel, accessories, and equipment that are used various outdoor activities, such as skiing, snowboarding, hiking, climbing, mountaineering, camping, hunting, fishing, trail running, water sports, yoga, golf, and adventure travel for men and women under the Columbia, Mountain Hardwear, SOREL, and prAna brands, as well as for youth under the Columbia brand name.

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