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Columbia Sportswear Co PE Ratio

: 20.70 (As of Today)
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The PE Ratio, or Price-to-Earnings ratio, or P/E Ratio, is a financial ratio used to compare a company's market price to its Earnings per Share (Diluted). As of today (2022-01-16), Columbia Sportswear Co's share price is $91.27. Columbia Sportswear Co's Earnings per Share (Diluted) for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Sep. 2021 was $4.41. Therefore, Columbia Sportswear Co's PE Ratio for today is 20.70.

Good Sign:

Columbia Sportswear Co stock PE Ratio (=20.70) is close to 1-year low of 20.7


The historical rank and industry rank for Columbia Sportswear Co's PE Ratio or its related term are showing as below:

NAS:COLM' s PE Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 14.6   Med: 22.98   Max: 66.89
Current: 20.7

14.6
66.89

During the past 13 years, the highest PE Ratio of Columbia Sportswear Co was 66.89. The lowest was 14.60. And the median was 22.98.


NAS:COLM's PE Ratio is ranked lower than
60% of the 724 Companies
in the Manufacturing - Apparel & Accessories industry.

( Industry Median: 15.66 vs. NAS:COLM: 20.70 )

Columbia Sportswear Co's Earnings per Share (Diluted) for the three months ended in Sep. 2021 was $1.52. Its Earnings per Share (Diluted) for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Sep. 2021 was $4.41.

As of today (2022-01-16), Columbia Sportswear Co's share price is $91.27. Columbia Sportswear Co's EPS without NRI for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Sep. 2021 was $4.41. Therefore, Columbia Sportswear Co's PE Ratio without NRI for today is 20.70.

During the past 13 years, Columbia Sportswear Co's highest PE Ratio without NRI was 66.89. The lowest was 14.60. And the median was 22.98.

Columbia Sportswear Co's EPS without NRI for the three months ended in Sep. 2021 was $1.52. Its EPS without NRI for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Sep. 2021 was $4.41.

During the past 12 months, Columbia Sportswear Co's average EPS without NRI Growth Rate was 139.30% per year. During the past 3 years, the average EPS without NRI Growth Rate was 2.80% per year. During the past 5 years, the average EPS without NRI Growth Rate was 1.70% per year. During the past 10 years, the average EPS without NRI Growth Rate was 9.40% per year.

During the past 13 years, Columbia Sportswear Co's highest 3-Year average EPS without NRI Growth Rate was 43.90% per year. The lowest was -17.10% per year. And the median was 8.60% per year.

Columbia Sportswear Co's EPS (Basic) for the three months ended in Sep. 2021 was $1.53. Its EPS (Basic) for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Sep. 2021 was $4.43.


Columbia Sportswear Co PE Ratio Historical Data

The historical data trend for Columbia Sportswear Co's PE Ratio can be seen below:

* For Operating Data section: All numbers are indicated by the unit behind each term and all currency related amount are in USD.
* For other sections: All numbers are in millions except for per share data, ratio, and percentage. All currency related amount are indicated in the company's associated stock exchange currency.

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Columbia Sportswear Co Annual Data
Trend Dec11 Dec12 Dec13 Dec14 Dec15 Dec16 Dec17 Dec18 Dec19 Dec20
PE Ratio
Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only 21.43 48.24 22.07 20.74 53.94

Columbia Sportswear Co Quarterly Data
Dec16 Mar17 Jun17 Sep17 Dec17 Mar18 Jun18 Sep18 Dec18 Mar19 Jun19 Sep19 Dec19 Mar20 Jun20 Sep20 Dec20 Mar21 Jun21 Sep21
PE Ratio Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only 47.19 53.94 43.11 25.68 21.73

Competitive Comparison

For the Apparel Manufacturing subindustry, Columbia Sportswear Co's PE Ratio, along with its competitors' market caps and PE Ratio data, can be viewed below:

* Competitive companies are chosen from companies within the same industry, with headquarter located in same country, with closest market capitalization; x-axis shows the market cap, and y-axis shows the term value; the bigger the dot, the larger the market cap. Note that "N/A" values will not show up in the chart.

   

Columbia Sportswear Co PE Ratio Distribution

For the Manufacturing - Apparel & Accessories industry and Consumer Cyclical sector, Columbia Sportswear Co's PE Ratio distribution charts can be found below:

* The bar in red indicates where Columbia Sportswear Co's PE Ratio falls into.



Columbia Sportswear Co PE Ratio Calculation

The PE Ratio, or Price-to-Earnings ratio, or P/E Ratio, is a financial ratio used to compare a company's market price to its Earnings per Share (Diluted). It is the most widely used ratio in the valuation of stocks.

Columbia Sportswear Co's PE Ratio for today is calculated as

PE Ratio=Share Price/Earnings per Share (Diluted) (TTM)
=91.27/4.410
=20.70

Columbia Sportswear Co's Share Price of today is $91.27.
Columbia Sportswear Co's Earnings per Share (Diluted) for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Sep. 2021 adds up the quarterly data reported by the company within the most recent 12 months, which was $4.41.

* For Operating Data section: All numbers are indicated by the unit behind each term and all currency related amount are in USD.
* For other sections: All numbers are in millions except for per share data, ratio, and percentage. All currency related amount are indicated in the company's associated stock exchange currency.

It can also be calculated from the numbers for the whole company:


There are at least three kinds of PE Ratios used by different investors. They are Trailing Twelve Month PE Ratio or PE Ratio (TTM), Forward PE Ratio, or PE Ratio without NRI. A new PE Ratio based on inflation-adjusted normalized PE Ratio is called Shiller PE Ratio, after Yale professor Robert Shiller.

In the calculation of PE Ratio, the earnings per share used are the earnings per share over the past 12 months. For Forward PE Ratio, the earnings are the expected earnings for the next twelve months. In the case of PE Ratio without NRI, the reported earnings less the non-recurring items are used.

For Shiller PE Ratio, the earnings of the past 10 years are inflation-adjusted and averaged. Since it looks at the average over the last 10 years, Shiller PE Ratio is also called PE10.


Columbia Sportswear Co  (NAS:COLM) PE Ratio Explanation

The PE Ratio can be viewed as the number of years it takes for the company to earn back the price you pay for the stock. For example, if a company earns $2 a share per year, and the stock is traded at $30, the PE Ratio is 15. Therefore it takes 15 years for the company to earn back the $30 you paid for its stock, assuming the earnings stays constant over the next 15 years.

In real business, earnings never stay constant. If a company can grow its earnings, it takes fewer years for the company to earn back the price you pay for the stock. If a company's earnings decline it takes more years. As a shareholder, you want the company to earn back the price you pay as soon as possible. Therefore, lower P/E stocks are more attractive than higher P/E stocks so long as the PE Ratio is positive. Also for stocks with the same PE Ratio, the one with faster growth business is more attractive.

If a company loses money, the PE Ratio becomes meaningless.

To compare stocks with different growth rates, Peter Lynch invented a ratio called PEG Ratio. PEG Ratio is defined as the PE Ratio divided by the growth ratio. He thinks a company with a PE Ratio equal to its growth rate is fairly valued. Still he said he would rather buy a company growing 20% a year with a PE Ratio of 20, instead of a company growing 10% a year with a PE Ratio of 10.

Because the PE Ratio measures how long it takes to earn back the price you pay, the PE Ratio can be applied to the stocks across different industries. That is why it is the one of the most important and widely used indicators for the valuation of stocks.

Similar to the PE Ratio without NRI or PS Ratio or Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow or Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow , the PE Ratio measures the valuation based on the earning power of the company. This is where it is different from the PB Ratio , which measures the valuation based on the company's balance sheet.


Be Aware

Investors need to be aware that the PE Ratio can be misleading a lot of times, especially when the underlying business is cyclical and unpredictable. As Peter Lynch pointed out, cyclical businesses have higher profit margins at the peaks of the business cycles. Their earnings are high and PE Ratios are artificially low. It is usually a bad idea to buy a cyclical business when the PE Ratio is low. A better ratio to identify the time to buy a cyclical businesses is the PS Ratio .

PE Ratio can also be affected by non-recurring-items such as the sale of part of businesses. This may increase for the current year or quarter dramatically. But it cannot be repeated over and over. Therefore PE Ratio without NRI is a more accurate indication of valuation than PE Ratio.


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Columbia Sportswear Co Business Description

Columbia Sportswear Co logo
Traded in Other Exchanges
Address
14375 Northwest Science Park Drive, Portland, OR, USA, 97229
Columbia Sportswear Co makes outdoor and active-lifestyle apparel, footwear, equipment, and accessories that it sells under four primary brands: Columbia, Sorel, Mountain Hardwear, and prAna. The majority of sales are in the United States, but the company also has significant sales in its three other geographic segments: Latin American and Asia-Pacific; Europe, Middle East, and Africa; and Canada. Most sales are through wholesale channels, including sporting goods and department stores, but the company also operates its own branded stores in each of its geographic segments. Columbia sources products from around the world and uses contract manufacturers outside the United States, predominantly in Asia, to manufacture its products.
Executives
Bany Sarah 10 percent owner 9740 SW HILLMAN COURT SUITE 200 WILSONVILLE OR 97070
Cusick Thomas B. officer: EVP & COO 14375 NW SCIENCE PARK DR. PORTLAND OR 97229
Rauch Peter M officer: SVP, Asia Direct 14375 NW SCIENCE PARK DR. PORTLAND OR 97229
Bragdon Peter J officer: EVP/CAO, General Counsel 14375 NW SCIENCE PARK DRIVE PORTLAND OR 97229
Fogliato Franco officer: EVP, Americas General Manager 14375 NW SCIENCE PARK DR. PORTLAND OR 97229
Morse Douglas H officer: SVP, Emerging Brands 14375 NW SCIENCE PARK DR PORTLAND OR 97229
Swanson Jim A officer: SVP & CFO 14375 NW SCIENCE PARK DR PORTLAND OR 97229
Gertrude Boyle Trust other: Former 10% Owner 9740 SW HILLMAN COURT SUITE 200 WILSONVILLE OR 97070
Kulok Lisa officer: SVP, Global Supply Chain Ops 14375 NW SCIENCE PARK DR. PORTLAND OR 97229
Mansell Kevin director C/O KOHLS LEGAL N56 W170000 RIDGEWOOD DR MENOMONEE FALLS WI 53051
Klenz Walter director PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN"> Ownership Information: KLENZ WALTER a.header:link {color: #3b4fae; font-weight: bold; text-decoration: underline;} a.header:visited {color: #3b4fae; font-weight: bold; text-decoration: underline;} a.header:hover {color: #191970;}
Babson Stephen E director PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN"> Ownership Information: BABSON STEPHEN E a.header:link {color: #3b4fae; font-weight: bold; text-decoration: underline;} a.header:visited {color: #3b4fae; font-weight: bold; text-decoration: underline;} a.header:hover {color: #191970;}
Nelson Ronald E. director 14375 NW SCIENCE PARK DR. PORTLAND OR 97229
Wasson Malia H director 220 NW SECOND AVE PORTLAND OR 97209
Simmons Sabrina director GAP INC. 2 FOLSOM STREET SAN FRANCISCO CA 94105

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