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Columbia Sportswear manufactures and distributes outerwear and sportswear. It offers lifestyle apparel, footwear, accessories, and equipment. The company owns the Columbia, Mountain Hardwear, Sorel, Montrail, prAna, and Pacific Trail brands.

TypePublic
Founded1938
HQPortland, OR, US
Websitecolumbia.com
Employee Ratings3.5
Overall CultureC-

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Employees (est.) (Dec 2019)8,900(+37%)
Job Openings415
Revenue (FY, 2020)$2.5 B(-17%)
Share Price (Apr 2022)$86.6(+2%)
Cybersecurity ratingCMore
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Key People/Management at Columbia Sportswear

Timothy P. Boyle

Timothy P. Boyle

Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer
Stephen E. Babson

Stephen E. Babson

Director
Andy D. Bryant

Andy D. Bryant

Director
Walter T. Klenz

Walter T. Klenz

Director
Kevin Mansell

Kevin Mansell

Director
Mark Nenow

Mark Nenow

President, SOREL Brand
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Columbia Sportswear Office Locations

Columbia Sportswear has an office in Portland
Portland, OR, US (HQ)
14375 NW Science Park Dr
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Columbia Sportswear Financials and Metrics

Columbia Sportswear Revenue

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Columbia Sportswear's revenue was reported to be $2.5 b in FY, 2020
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Revenue (Q1, 2021)

625.6m

Gross profit (Q1, 2021)

321.4m

Gross profit margin (Q1, 2021), %

51.4%

Net income (Q1, 2021)

55.9m

EBIT (Q1, 2021)

70.5m

Market capitalization (27-Apr-2022)

5.6b

Closing stock price (27-Apr-2022)

86.6

Cash (31-Mar-2021)

873.6m

EV

5.2b
Columbia Sportswear's current market capitalization is $5.6 b.
Annual
USDFY, 2011FY, 2012FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019FY, 2020

Cash

241.0m290.8m413.6m369.8m551.4m673.2m437.8m686.0m790.7m

Accounts Receivable

351.5m334.3m344.4m372.0m333.7m364.9m449.4m488.2m452.9m

Prepaid Expenses

36.4m38.6m39.2m33.4m38.5m58.6m79.5m93.9m54.2m

Inventories

365.2m363.3m384.7m473.6m488.0m457.9m521.8m606.0m556.5m
Quarterly
USDQ2, 2011Q3, 2011Q1, 2012Q2, 2012Q3, 2012Q1, 2013Q2, 2013Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017Q1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018Q1, 2019Q2, 2019Q3, 2019Q1, 2020Q2, 2020Q3, 2020Q1, 2021

Cash

207.4m87.9m240.7m193.2m94.2m303.7m340.4m430.0m415.9m219.2m556.0m620.6m411.8m717.2m510.7m182.2m430.4m386.2m239.3m671.1m474.8m313.4m873.6m

Accounts Receivable

174.8m418.0m253.3m203.2m422.8m238.3m180.9m268.9m192.4m486.2m260.5m181.1m466.9m316.4m238.7m552.4m341.1m280.6m646.4m313.0m217.5m479.4m338.8m

Prepaid Expenses

60.2m46.8m37.4m45.4m38.3m41.8m47.1m30.1m35.7m33.5m40.9m42.1m36.1m72.8m76.4m77.8m73.9m100.8m94.3m113.7m102.6m82.2m66.2m

Inventories

422.0m432.1m366.6m523.1m475.7m325.2m423.8m412.2m653.6m588.0m398.8m559.5m558.6m406.0m570.5m617.2m520.6m756.4m717.4m577.1m806.9m771.7m525.7m
Annual
USDFY, 2011FY, 2012FY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019FY, 2020

Net Income

103.5m99.9m198.4m112.3m274.9m330.5m108.0m

Depreciation and Amortization

43.6m40.9m60.0m59.9m58.2m

Inventories

(55.2m)3.0m(18.8m)46.7m(94.7m)84.1m64.9m

Accounts Payable

19.1m(12.3m)1.5m30.6m19.4m(10.4m)(49.3m)
Quarterly
USDQ2, 2011Q3, 2011Q1, 2012Q2, 2012Q3, 2012Q1, 2013Q2, 2013Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017Q1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018Q1, 2019Q2, 2019Q3, 2019Q1, 2020Q2, 2020Q3, 2020Q1, 2021

Net Income

(788.0k)66.8m3.9m(4.0m)60.4m10.1m3.0m34.2m26.3m112.9m38.9m27.6m118.7m48.7m59.2m161.6m74.2m97.2m216.5m213.0k(50.5m)12.3m55.9m

Depreciation and Amortization

21.1m32.1m11.0m21.0m30.8m9.9m19.9m14.7m29.5m44.5m14.9m29.9m44.7m14.5m29.1m43.5m29.0m57.5m88.8m33.0m65.9m102.3m

Inventories

(102.4m)(123.0m)(1.6m)(160.1m)(108.0m)38.1m(60.4m)68.5m(167.5m)(103.5m)94.5m(61.8m)(56.6m)32.1m(140.9m)(188.5m)862.0k(232.1m)(199.0m)23.5m(202.6m)(160.1m)25.1m

Accounts Payable

24.7m11.4m(60.8m)46.2m(45.7m)(69.8m)40.1m(104.4m)53.5m(82.6m)(122.8m)39.8m(30.7m)(87.5m)38.0m(14.3m)(81.2m)41.5m(65.2m)(100.4m)3.4m(89.8m)(41.2m)
USDQ2, 2011

Financial Leverage

1.3 x
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Columbia Sportswear Operating Metrics

Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016FY, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017FY, 2017Q1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018FY, 2018

Stores (US)

110113115123120122127129130134135136

Branded Retail Stores (US)

252423

Outlet Retail Stores (US)

91105113

Brand-specific E-commerce Websites (US)

5
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Columbia Sportswear Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Company NameDateDeal Size
Bugaboo Holdings Sàrl
Columbia Brands Holding Company
Columbia Brands International Sàrl
Columbia Brands USA, LLC
Columbia Sportswear Asia Pacific Sàrl
Columbia Sportswear Austria GmbH
Columbia Sportswear Canada Limited
Columbia Sportswear Canada LP
Columbia Sportswear Commercial (Shanghai) Co., Ltd.
Columbia Sportswear Company (Hong Kong) Limited
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Columbia Sportswear Revenue Breakdown

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Columbia Sportswear revenue breakdown by business segment: 17.1% from Footwear and 82.9% from Apparel, Accessories and Equipment

Columbia Sportswear revenue breakdown by geographic segment: 61.7% from United States, 12.5% from EMEA, 18.9% from LAAP and 6.9% from Canada

Columbia Sportswear Cybersecurity Score

Cybersecurity ratingPremium dataset

C

75/100

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Columbia Sportswear Environment, Social & Governance (ESG) Ratings

CSRHub ESG ratingPremium dataset

50-59

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Columbia Sportswear Online and Social Media Presence

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Columbia Sportswear Company Culture

  • Overall Culture

    C-

    63/100

  • CEO Rating

    B-

    69/100

  • Compensation

    C-

    58/100

  • Diversity

    C

    64/100

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Columbia Sportswear News and Updates

Global Athleisure Market (2021 to 2026) - Featuring Adidas. Columbia Sportswear and Gap Among Others

Dublin, Sept. 29, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The "Global Athleisure Market (2021-2026) by Product Type, Distribution Channel, End User, Fabric, Geography, Competitive Analysis and the Impact of Covid-19 with Ansoff Analysis" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering. The Global Athl…

Earnings Results: Columbia Sportswear says ‘escalating’ freight costs, port congestions are curbing its upside

Columbia Sportswear Co. late Monday swung to a quarterly profit and raised its full-year 2021 outlook, but the retailer said "escalating" ocean freight prices and ongoing port congestions limited the good news for the year.

Glancy Prongay & Murray LLP, a National Class Action Law Firm, Continues Investigation of Columbia Sportswear Company (COLM) on Behalf of Investors

LOS ANGELES, Nov. 9, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Glancy Prongay & Murray LLP ("GPM"), a national investor rights law firm, continues its investigation on behalf of Columbia Sportswear Company ("Columbia Sportswear" or the "Company") (NASDAQ: COLM) investors concerning the Company's possible...

HAGENS BERMAN, NATIONAL TRIAL ATTORNEYS, Encourages Columbia Sportswear (COLM) Persons with Knowledge and Investors with Losses to Contact Its Attorneys, Firm Investigating Possible Securities Fraud

SAN FRANCISCO, Nov. 09, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Hagens Berman urges Columbia Sportswear Company (NASDAQ: COLM) investors with significant losses to submit your losses now. The firm is investigating possible securities fraud and certain investors may have valuable claims.

COLUMBIA SPORTSWEAR ALERT: Bragar Eagel & Squire, P.C. is Investigating Columbia Sportswear Company on Behalf of Columbia Sportswear Stockholders and Encourages Investors to Contact the Firm

NEW YORK, Nov. 05, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Bragar Eagel & Squire, P.C., a nationally recognized shareholder rights law firm, is investigating potential claims against Columbia Sportswear Company (NASDAQ: COLM) on behalf of Columbia stockholders. Our investigation concerns whether Columbia Spo…

Strategic Positioning of Leading Camping Equipment Suppliers, 2020: Focus on Fenix Outdoor, Columbia Sportswear, Black Diamond Equipment, Lafuma, Liveplex, and Hilleberg

DUBLIN, Oct. 13, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- The "Leadership Quadrant and Strategic Positioning of Camping Equipment Suppliers" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering. The camping equipment manufacture landscape is diverse and continually evolving. Major players in the...
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Columbia Sportswear Blogs

Columbia Sportswear Company Reports First Quarter 2022 Financial Results and Updates Full Year 2022 Financial Outlook; Announces $500 Million Increase to Stock Repurchase Authorization

First Quarter 2022 Highlights Net sales increased 22 percent to a record $761.5 million, compared to first quarter 2021. Operating income increased 19 percent to $83.7 million, or 11.0 percent of net sales, compared to first quarter 2021 operating income of $70.5 million, or 11.3 percent of ne…

Columbia Sportswear Company Announces Expansion at Its Robards, Kentucky Distribution Center

PORTLAND, Ore.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Columbia Sportswear Company (Nasdaq: COLM) (“CSC”), a leading innovator in active outdoor apparel, footwear, accessories and equipment, today announced that it will expand its capabilities at its Robards, Kentucky distribution center. CSC plans to invest approxi…

Columbia Sportswear Company to Announce First Quarter 2022 Financial Results on Thursday, April 28, 2022

PORTLAND, Ore.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Columbia Sportswear Company (Nasdaq: COLM) plans to release first quarter 2022 financial results at approximately 4:00 p.m. ET on Thursday, April 28, 2022. At approximately 4:15 p.m. ET, a commentary by Jim Swanson, Executive Vice President and Chief Financial…

Columbia Sportswear and Bubba Wallace Launch New Collection Inspired By Life Off The Track

Trailblazing NASCAR driver debuts limited edition collection of apparel and footwear PORTLAND, Ore. -- Columbia Sportswear is proud to announce the launch of a new special-edition product collection created in collaboration with NASCAR Cup Series driver and brand ambassador Bubba Wallace. Combining …

Columbia Sportswear Unveils USA Curling Uniforms for 2022 Winter Olympic Games

The reigning gold medalists will wear the brand's latest performance technologies on global stage PORTLAND, Ore.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Columbia Sportswear (Nasdaq: COLM) is proud to unveil the official uniforms that the USA Curling National Team will wear throughout the competition in the 2022 Ol…

Columbia Sportswear Company to Announce Fourth Quarter 2021 Financial Results on Thursday, February 3, 2022

PORTLAND, Ore.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Columbia Sportswear Company (Nasdaq: COLM) plans to release fourth quarter 2021 financial results at approximately 4:00 p.m. ET on Thursday, February 3, 2022. At approximately 4:15 p.m. ET, a commentary by Jim Swanson, Executive Vice President and Chief Financ…
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Columbia Sportswear Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Columbia Sportswear founded?

    Columbia Sportswear was founded in 1938.

  • Who are Columbia Sportswear key executives?

    Columbia Sportswear's key executives are Timothy P. Boyle, Stephen E. Babson and Andy D. Bryant.

  • How many employees does Columbia Sportswear have?

    Columbia Sportswear has 8,900 employees.

  • What is Columbia Sportswear revenue?

    Latest Columbia Sportswear annual revenue is $2.5 b.

  • What is Columbia Sportswear revenue per employee?

    Latest Columbia Sportswear revenue per employee is $281.1 k.

  • Who are Columbia Sportswear competitors?

    Competitors of Columbia Sportswear include Delta Apparel, Finish Line and Blacks Outdoor Retail.

  • Where is Columbia Sportswear headquarters?

    Columbia Sportswear headquarters is located at 14375 NW Science Park Dr, Portland.

  • Where are Columbia Sportswear offices?

    Columbia Sportswear has an office in Portland.

  • How many offices does Columbia Sportswear have?

    Columbia Sportswear has 1 office.