Columbia Sportswear (Nasdaq: COLM ) is expected to report Q4 earnings on Feb. 7. Here's what Wall Street wants to see:
The 10-second takeaway
Comparing the upcoming quarter to the prior-year quarter, average analyst estimates predict Columbia Sportswear's revenues will wane -4.8% and EPS will grow 5.6%.
The average estimate for revenue is $500.9 million. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $1.14.
Last quarter, Columbia Sportswear reported revenue of $545.0 million. GAAP reported sales were 3.8% lower than the prior-year quarter's $566.8 million.
Source: S&P Capital IQ. Quarterly periods. Dollar amounts in millions. Non-GAAP figures may vary to maintain comparability with estimates.
Last quarter, EPS came in at $1.88. GAAP EPS of $1.88 for Q3 were 5.1% lower than the prior-year quarter's $1.98 per share.
Source: S&P Capital IQ. Quarterly periods. Non-GAAP figures may vary to maintain comparability with estimates.
For the preceding quarter, gross margin was 44.7%, 70 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was 16.1%, 80 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was 11.8%, 10 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter.
The full year's average estimate for revenue is $1.67 billion. The average EPS estimate is $2.96.
The stock has a four-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 481 members out of 524 rating the stock outperform, and 43 members rating it underperform. Among 204 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), 195 give Columbia Sportswear a green thumbs-up, and nine give it a red thumbs-down.
Of Wall Street recommendations tracked by S&P Capital IQ, the average opinion on Columbia Sportswear is hold, with an average price target of $53.93.
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