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.

Many analysts weighed in on price targets for COLM. The highest price target was 76, implying a possible profit of 31.47 percent. The most pessimistic analyst gave a price target of 43, implying potential capital losses of -25.62 percent. Some investors take price targets and stock ratings with a grain of salt, knowing that some analysts can have indirect business with the stocks they cover.

Over the past month, analysts have revised their estimates for this quarter's earnings, with a net average change of 0 percent. The average change in earnings estimates over the last 90 days is -33.33 percent. Meanwhile, fiscal year estimates have been revised upwards by 0 percent, compared to last month. Expanding the time horizon to 3 months, the average change in fiscal year estimates becomes 0 percent.

People are often interested in whether analysts were united in the direction of their revisions. 0 analysts made positive revisions to their quarterly estimates over the past month, while 2 analysts made negative revisions. During this time, 2 analysts made positive revisions in their estimates for this fiscal year's earnings, while 2 analysts decreased their estimates.

Analysts estimate earnings of COLM to grow at a rate of 1.8 percent. It's possible to gain additional insight about growth valuation of a company by looking at the PEG ratio. A lower PEG ratio is favorable, because that is often interpreted as the company being fairly priced relative to its growth rate. Wall Street investors typically prefer a PEG ratio to be smaller than 1, though it could be better to see where the ratio stands relative to peers in the industry. COLM has a PEG ratio of 11.59.

COLM has a 52-week high of 63.55 and a 52-week low of 51.56. Today's price is 12.12 percent above the 52-week low, and 9.03 percent below the 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.