Columbia became a publicly traded company in March 1998.
Columbia Sportswear's common stock trades on the Nasdaq Global Select Market under the ticker symbol "COLM".
The company's stock transfer agent and registrar is Computershare, Toll-free U.S. 1-866-267-3035, Outside U.S. 1-201-680-6578.
In accordance with Securities and Exchange Commission rules, the company's proxy materials are available to all shareholders on the Internet. If you received any proxy materials in the mail this year and would like to receive materials electronically in the future, please write to us at:
Attention: Investor Relations
14375 NW Science Park Dr.
Portland, Oregon 97229
Columbia Sportswear has implemented the following stock splits:
3-for-2 on June 5, 2001
2-for-1 on September 26, 2014. Stock Split FAQ
Columbia Sportswear common stock can be purchased through a brokerage firm of your choice. The company does not currently offer a direct stock purchase plan.
Yes, Columbia Sportswear first paid a quarterly cash dividend in October 2006. Click HERE for a complete list of all dividends paid since inception. Columbia Sportswear's current dividend policy is dependent on our earnings, capital requirements, financial condition, restrictions imposed by our credit agreements and other factors considered relevant by our Board of Directors.
No, the company does not offer dividend reinvestment at this time.
Since the inception of the Company’s stock repurchase plan in 2004, the Company’s Board of Directors has authorized the repurchase of a total of $700,000,000 of the Company’s common stock. As of March 31, 2017 , the Company had repurchased 21,609,092 shares under this program at an aggregate purchase price of approximately $559,522,000. Shares of the Company’s common stock may be purchased in the open market or through privately negotiated transactions, subject to market conditions. The repurchase program does not obligate the Company to acquire any specific number of shares or to acquire shares over any specified period of time.
Registered shareholders can update their address by contacting the company's transfer agent and registrar: Computershare, P.O. BOX 505000, Louisville, KY 40233, Toll-free U.S. 1-866-267-3035, Outside U.S. 1-201-680-6578, https://www-us.computershare.com/investor. Shareholders whose shares are held in street-name at a brokerage firm, investment advisor or trustee should contact their broker, advisor or trustee directly.
The company's headquarters are located at 14375 NW Science Park Drive, Portland, OR 97229
Columbia's fiscal year-end is December 31.
At December 31, 2016 , we had 6,023 full-time equivalent employees. This information is updated each year and included in Part 1, Item 1 of our Annual Report to Shareholders on Form 10-K filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission.
Deloitte & Touche LLP currently serves as the company's independent registered public accounting firm.
Information on Columbia's Board of Directors can be found here.
Information on Columbia's management team can be found here.
Columbia's Corporate Governance Policies can be found here.
Information about Columbia Sportswear's Social Responsibility programs can be found here.
Yes, you can read the company's Code of Conduct here.
Virtually all of our products are produced to our specifications by independent manufacturers located outside the United States. Our apparel is manufactured in approximately twenty countries. Vietnam and China account for approximately 67% of apparel production. Our footwear is manufactured in three countries, with China and Vietnam accounting for the vast majority footwear production. A complete list of the factories that produce our products is available HERE.