July 23, 2014 3:29 AM ET

Textiles, Apparel and Luxury Goods

Company Overview of Columbia Sportswear Company

Company Overview

Columbia Sportswear Company designs, sources, markets, and distributes active outdoor apparel, footwear, accessories, and equipment in the United States, Latin America, the Asia Pacific, Europe, the Middle East, Africa, and Canada. The company provides apparel, accessories, and equipment for men, women, and youth under the Columbia and Mountain Hardwear brands. Its products are used during various outdoor activities, such as skiing, snowboarding, hiking, climbing, mountaineering, camping, hunting, fishing, trail running, water sports, and adventure travel. The company also offers footwear products, including durable and lightweight hiking boots, trail running shoes, rugged cold weather boots...

14375 Northwest Science Park Drive

Portland, OR 97229

United States

Founded in 1938

4,320 Employees



Key Executives for Columbia Sportswear Company

Chief Executive Officer
Age: 64
Total Annual Compensation: $84.0K
Chief Financial Officer
Age: 46
Total Annual Compensation: $497.6K
Chief Operating Officer and Executive Vice President
Age: 50
Total Annual Compensation: $666.0K
Senior Vice President of Legal & Corporate Affairs
Age: 51
Total Annual Compensation: $419.3K
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2013.

Columbia Sportswear Company Key Developments

Columbia Sportswear Company Announces Quarterly Dividend, Payable on May 29, 2014

Columbia Sportswear Company at its regular board meeting on April 18, 2014, the board of directors authorized a regular quarterly dividend of $0.28 per share, payable on May 29, 2014 to shareholders of record on May 15, 2014.

Columbia Sportswear Company Reports Unaudited Consolidated Earnings Results for the First Quarter Ended March 31, 2014; Revises Earnings Guidance for the Year 2014

Columbia Sportswear Company reported unaudited consolidated earnings results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2014. For the quarter, the company reported net sales of $424.084 million compared to $348.307 million a year ago. Income from operations was $35.451 million compared to $12.728 million a year ago. Income before income tax was $35.124 million compared to $12.230 million a year ago. Net income attributable to the company was $22.255 million or $0.63 per diluted share compared to $10.102 million or $0.29 per diluted share a year ago. Net cash provided by operating activities was $43.496 million compared to $65.835 million a year ago. Capital expenditures were $17.763 million compared to $14.770 million a year ago. For the year 2014, the company raised its net sales growth of 16% to 18% and approximately 25% growth in operating income, resulting in full year operating margin of approximately 8.25% of net sales.

Columbia Sportswear Company, Annual General Meeting, Jun 03, 2014

Columbia Sportswear Company, Annual General Meeting, Jun 03, 2014., at 15:00 Pacific Standard Time. Location: 14375 NW Science Park Drive. Agenda: To elect directors for the next year; to ratify the selection of Deloitte & Touche LLP as the company’s independent registered public accounting firm for 2014; to approve, by non-binding vote, executive compensation; and to act upon any other matters that may properly come before the meeting.

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