Analyst Ratings for Columbia Sportswear Co. (COLM)

Updated: 2017-07-26

Analysts covering Columbia Sportswear Co. (NASDAQ:COLM) have given it a consensus rating of Overweight. About 30 days ago, COLM was issued an average rating of Overweight.

18 analysts issued ratings on the stock, where 6 gave COLM a buy rating, 2 issued an overweight rating, 9 issued a hold rating, 0 issued an underweight rating, and 1 gave a sell rating. Over the past 90 days, the number of analysts that are bullish on the stock has decreased by 1. Meanwhile, the number of analysts pessimistic about the company has increased by 0.

Several price targets were given for COLM by the analysts covering the stock. The maximum price target given was 76, implying potential capital gains of 31.47 percent. The most pessimistic analyst gave a price target of 43, implying a possible loss of -25.62 percent. Note that investment analysts can be biased in their reporting on companies's ratings and price targets.

In the last 30 days, analysts have changed their quarterly earnings estimates upwards by an average of 0 percent. This can be compared with the average change in earnings estimates over the past 3 months, which is -33.33 percent. Meanwhile, fiscal year estimates have been revised upwards by 0 percent, compared to last month. If we look at the last 90 days instead, we find a net average change of 0 percent in FY estimates.

People are often interested in whether analysts were united in the direction of their revisions. 0 analysts have revised their quarterly estimates upwards in the past 30 days, while 2 analysts revised their estimates downwards. Also over the last month, 2 analysts increased their estimates for the FY earnings, compared to 2 analysts that revised their FY estimates downwards.

COLM has an estimated earnings growth rate of 1.8 percent as forecasted by analysts. People on Wall Street often look at a company's PEG ratio. A lower PEG ratio is favorable, because that is often interpreted as the company being fairly priced relative to its growth rate. PEG ratios below 1 are often considered desirable, but many choose to perform ratio comparisons with other companies in the industry. COLM has a PEG ratio of 11.59.

In the trailing 52-weeks, COLM hit 63.55 at the highest peak, while it's lowest trading point was 51.56. Currently the stock is 12.12 percent higher than its low, and 9.03 percent lower than its 52-week high. COLM has a P/E ratio of 20.87. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The COLM value stock report compares COLM to some of its peers using value stock charts. The stock has a market capitalization of $4 billion. COLM will post this quarters earnings in days, on 0000-00-00.