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Columbia Sportswear's Q4 Earnings Outlook

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On Thursday, Columbia Sportswear (NASDAQ: COLM) will report its last quarter's earnings. Here is Benzinga's take on the company's release.

Earnings and Revenue

Analysts covering Columbia Sportswear modeled for quarterly EPS of $1.14 on revenue of $760.3 million.

In the same quarter last year, Columbia Sportswear reported earnings per share of $1.20 on revenue of $717 million. If the company were to report inline earnings when it publishes results Thursday, earnings would be down 5 percent. Sales would be have grown 5.98 percent from the same quarter last year. In comparison to analyst estimates in the past, here's how the company's reported EPS stacks up:


Quarter Q3 2017 Q2 2017 Q1 2017 Q4 2016
EPS Estimate 1.16 -0.2 0.41 1.1
EPS Actual 1.28 -0.13 0.51 1.2


Q4 EPS Estimate: $1.14
Q4 Revenues Estimate: $760 million

Stock Performance

Shares of Columbia Sportswear were trading at $73.87 as of Feb. 8. Over the last 52-week period, shares are up 39.22 percent. Given that these returns are generally positive, long-term shareholders are probably content going into this earnings release.

Analysts have adjusted their estimates lower for EPS and revenues over the past 90 days. The popular rating by analysts on Columbia Sportswear stock is a Neutral. The strength of this rating has risen over the past 90 days.

Conference Call

Columbia Sportswear's Q4 is scheduled to hold a conference call at 5:00 p.m. ET and it can be accessed here:

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