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Columbia Sportswear (COLM) Competitors

-0.37 (-0.47%)
(As of 07/12/2024 08:51 PM ET)


Should you be buying Columbia Sportswear stock or one of its competitors? The main competitors of Columbia Sportswear include Under Armour (UA), Levi Strauss & Co. (LEVI), Superior Group of Companies (SGC), Ralph Lauren (RL), Tapestry (TPR), PVH (PVH), V.F. (VFC), Carter's (CRI), Hanesbrands (HBI), and Oxford Industries (OXM).

Columbia Sportswear vs.

Under Armour (NYSE:UA) and Columbia Sportswear (NASDAQ:COLM) are both mid-cap consumer discretionary companies, but which is the better stock? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their media sentiment, analyst recommendations, profitability, community ranking, earnings, risk, institutional ownership, dividends and valuation.

36.4% of Under Armour shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 47.8% of Columbia Sportswear shares are held by institutional investors. 15.6% of Under Armour shares are held by insiders. Comparatively, 44.7% of Columbia Sportswear shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, hedge funds and endowments believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Columbia Sportswear received 118 more outperform votes than Under Armour when rated by MarketBeat users. However, 61.51% of users gave Under Armour an outperform vote while only 57.14% of users gave Columbia Sportswear an outperform vote.

Under ArmourOutperform Votes
Underperform Votes
Columbia SportswearOutperform Votes
Underperform Votes

Under Armour currently has a consensus price target of $9.00, indicating a potential upside of 33.33%. Columbia Sportswear has a consensus price target of $77.75, indicating a potential downside of 1.33%. Given Columbia Sportswear's stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, equities research analysts clearly believe Under Armour is more favorable than Columbia Sportswear.

Company Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Under Armour
0 Sell rating(s)
0 Hold rating(s)
1 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
Columbia Sportswear
1 Sell rating(s)
3 Hold rating(s)
1 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)

Columbia Sportswear has lower revenue, but higher earnings than Under Armour. Under Armour is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Columbia Sportswear, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

CompanyGross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Under Armour$5.70B0.52$232.04M$0.5312.74
Columbia Sportswear$3.49B1.34$251.40M$4.1019.22

In the previous week, Columbia Sportswear had 8 more articles in the media than Under Armour. MarketBeat recorded 10 mentions for Columbia Sportswear and 2 mentions for Under Armour. Under Armour's average media sentiment score of 1.03 beat Columbia Sportswear's score of 0.90 indicating that Columbia Sportswear is being referred to more favorably in the news media.

Company Very Positive Positive Neutral Negative Very Negative Overall Sentiment
Under Armour
1 Very Positive mention(s)
0 Positive mention(s)
1 Neutral mention(s)
0 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
Columbia Sportswear
3 Very Positive mention(s)
1 Positive mention(s)
2 Neutral mention(s)
1 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)

Columbia Sportswear has a net margin of 7.20% compared to Columbia Sportswear's net margin of 4.19%. Under Armour's return on equity of 13.98% beat Columbia Sportswear's return on equity.

Company Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Under Armour4.19% 11.95% 5.18%
Columbia Sportswear 7.20%13.98%9.43%

Under Armour has a beta of 1.65, indicating that its share price is 65% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Columbia Sportswear has a beta of 0.94, indicating that its share price is 6% less volatile than the S&P 500.


Columbia Sportswear beats Under Armour on 12 of the 17 factors compared between the two stocks.

New MarketBeat Followers Over Time

This chart shows the number of new MarketBeat users adding COLM and its top 5 competitors to their watchlist. Each company is represented with a line over a 90 day period.
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Media Sentiment Over Time

This chart shows the average media sentiment of NASDAQ and its competitors over the past 90 days as caculated by MarketBeat. The averaged score is equivalent to the following: Very Negative Sentiment <= -1.5, Negative Sentiment > -1.5 and <= -0.5, Neutral Sentiment > -0.5 and < 0.5, Positive Sentiment >= 0.5 and < 1.5, and Very Positive Sentiment >= 1.5.
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COLM vs. The Competition

MetricColumbia SportswearApparel IndustryDiscretionary SectorNASDAQ Exchange
Market Cap$4.66B$4.03B$6.94B$8.73B
Dividend Yield1.52%3.31%2.82%4.03%
P/E Ratio19.2212.7214.2615.27
Price / Sales1.343.166.0379.96
Price / Cash12.0112.4936.1833.15
Price / Book2.462.915.554.46
Net Income$251.40M$167.97M$190.82M$215.59M
7 Day Performance3.47%1.79%2.52%5.35%
1 Month Performance-2.26%-3.96%6.21%4.39%
1 Year Performance1.84%-15.78%2.50%1.77%

Columbia Sportswear Competitors List

CompanyMarketRankShare PriceAnalysts' Price Target1Y Price PerformanceMarket CapRevenueP/E RatioEmployee CountIndicator(s)
Under Armour
1.9968 of 5 stars
2.00 / 5 stars
-3.8%$2.95B$5.70B12.747,600News Coverage
Levi Strauss & Co.
4.4282 of 5 stars
4.43 / 5 stars
+40.6%$7.60B$6.18B54.6019,100Positive News
Superior Group of Companies
4.3361 of 5 stars
4.34 / 5 stars
+85.5%$328.47M$543.30M26.866,900Short Interest ↑
News Coverage
Positive News
Ralph Lauren
4.1844 of 5 stars
4.18 / 5 stars
+44.8%$11.35B$6.63B18.6823,400Positive News
4.7 of 5 stars
4.70 / 5 stars
+0.5%$10.09B$6.66B11.6118,500Analyst Downgrade
News Coverage
Positive News
4.6617 of 5 stars
4.66 / 5 stars
+21.8%$6.00B$9.22B9.5129,000Analyst Upgrade
Short Interest ↑
News Coverage
3.4095 of 5 stars
3.41 / 5 stars
-28.3%$5.35B$10.45B-5.5030,000News Coverage
2.7924 of 5 stars
2.79 / 5 stars
-16.0%$2.26B$2.91B9.7515,230Short Interest ↑
News Coverage
1.882 of 5 stars
1.88 / 5 stars
+15.4%$1.81B$5.64B-86.0048,000Positive News
Oxford Industries
2.7762 of 5 stars
2.78 / 5 stars
+0.1%$1.60B$1.57B41.256,000Positive News

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This page (NASDAQ:COLM) was last updated on 7/15/2024 by Staff

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