Columbia Sportswear

Columbia Sportswear Company  is a global leader in branded outdoor apparel, footwear, accessories and equipment. Columbia Sportswear Company owns the Columbia, Mountain Hardwear, Sorel, Montrail, prAna, and Pacific Trail brands and its products are sold in more than 100 countries. Columbia Sportswear Company brands have earned an international reputation for innovation, quality and performance. 
Company Growth (employees)
Portland, US
Size (employees)
6,023 (est)
Columbia Sportswear was founded in 1938 and is headquartered in Portland, US

Key People at Columbia Sportswear

Tim  Boyle

Tim Boyle

CEO & Director
Gert  Boyle

Gert Boyle

Thomas  Cusick

Thomas Cusick

EVP of Finance & CFO
Stuart  Redsun

Stuart Redsun

Joseph  Boyle

Joseph Boyle

SVP of Columbia Brand Merchandising & Design
Daniel  Dougherty

Daniel Dougherty

VP of Global Distribution
Patricia  Higgins

Patricia Higgins

VP of E-Commerce
Joseph  Craig

Joseph Craig

VP of United States Apparel Sales
Bryan  Timm

Bryan Timm

President & COO
Peter  Bragdon

Peter Bragdon

EVP, Chief Administrative Officer and General Counsel
Michael  Blackford

Michael Blackford

VP of Global Apparel Innovation and Design

Columbia Sportswear Office Locations

Columbia Sportswear has an office in Portland

Columbia Sportswear Metrics

Columbia Sportswear Financial Metrics

Revenue (2016)

$2.4 b

Revenue growth (2015-16), %


Gross profit

($1.3 t)

Gross profit margin (2016), %


Net income (2016)

$198.4 m

Market capitalization (21-Mar-2017)

$4 b

Closing share price (21-Mar-2017)


Cash (31-Dec-2016)

$551.4 m
Columbia Sportswear's current market capitalization is $4 b.
Columbia Sportswear's revenue was reported to be $2.4 b in FY, 2016 which is a 2.2% increase from the previous period.
FY, 2010FY, 2011FY, 2012FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016


$1.7 b$2.1 b$2.3 b$2.4 b

Revenue growth, %


Cost of goods sold

$854.1 m$958.7 m$953.2 m$941.3 m$1.1 b$1.3 b$1.3 t

Gross profit

$743.7 m$955 m$1.1 b($1.3 t)

Gross profit Margin, %



$131.8 m$198.8 m$249.7 m$256.5 b

EBIT margin, %


Pre tax profit

$131.4 m$198.5 m$247.3 b$256.9 b

Net Income

$93.6 m$141.9 m$179.9 m$198.4 m
Y, 2009Y, 2010Y, 2011Y, 2012Y, 2013Y, 2014Y, 2015FY, 2016


$386.7 m$234.3 m$241 m$290.8 m$437.5 m$413.6 m$369.8 m$551.4 m

Accounts Receivable

$306.9 m$344.4 m$372 m$333.7 m


$33.1 m$384.7 m$473.6 m$488 m

Current Assets

$1.3 b$1.3 b$1.2 b$1.4 b


$279.4 m$291.6 m$291.7 m$279.7 m


$14.4 m$68.6 m$68.6 m$68.6 m

Total Assets

$1.6 b$1.8 b$1.8 b$2 b

Accounts Payable

$173.6 m$214.3 m$217.2 m$215 m

Retained Earnings

$1.2 b$1.3 b$1.4 b$1.5 b

Total Equity

$1.3 b$1.4 b$1.4 b$1.6 b

Financial Leverage

1.3 x1.3 x1.3 x1.3 x
FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016

Net Income

$93.6 m$141.9 m$179.9 m$198.4 m

Depreciation and Amortization

$40.9 m$54 m$56.5 m$60 m

Accounts Receivable

$27.4 m($31 m)($40 m)$36.7 m


$34.1 m($62 m)($100 m)($19 m)

Accounts Payable

$31.7 m$41.9 m$11.4 m$1.5 m

Cash From Operating Activities

$274.3 m$185.8 m$95.1 m$275.2 m

Capital Expenditures

($69.4 m)($60.3 m)($69.9 m)($50 m)

Cash From Investing Activities

($116.1 m)($184 m)($43 m)($49.9 m)

Dividends Paid

($31.3 m)($39.8 m)($43.5 m)($48.1 m)

Cash From Financing Activities

($4.7 m)($14.6 m)($91.2 m)($42 m)

Interest Paid

$1.1 m$1 m

Income Taxes Paid

$22.8 m$54 m$87.4 m$70.4 m

Free Cash Flow

$343.7 m$246.1 m$165 m$325.2 m

Columbia Sportswear Market Value History

Columbia Sportswear Median Salaries

Source: 29 public H-1B filings from Columbia Sportswear

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