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.

A number of analysts gave price targets for COLM. The highest price target was 76, which equates to a potential upside of 31.47 percent. The minimum price target given was 43, implying a possible loss of -25.62 percent. One must be careful with overanalyzing price targets and ratings due to possible conflicts of interest among the analysts releasing them.

Analysts have revised their earnings estimates upwards for this quarter, by about 0 percent on average, compared to last month. That number becomes -33.33 percent if we expand the time horizon to include the past 3 months instead of just one. 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.

Another thing investors often look at is the level of agreement among analysts' revisions. 0 analysts have revised their quarterly estimates upwards in the past 30 days, while 2 analysts made negative revisions. Also over the last month, 2 analysts increased their estimates for the FY earnings, while 2 analysts made negative revisions to their fiscal year's estimates.

Analysts estimate earnings of COLM to grow at a rate of 1.8 percent. People on Wall Street often look at a company's PEG ratio. Smaller PEG ratios are desirable, because people typically see that as an indicator of higher growth relative to stock price. People often look for the PEG ratio to be under 1, even though it may be more relevant to compare the ratio to that of a firm's competitors. The PEG ratio of COLM is 11.59.

COLM has a 52-week high of 63.55 and a 52-week low of 51.56. The current market price is above the trailing year's low by 12.12 percent, and 9.03 percent lower than its 52-week high. COLM has a price/earnings 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 is estimated to release their earnings results for the quarter on 0000-00-00, days from today.