SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d)
of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported):
April 25, 2019
COLUMBIA SPORTSWEAR COMPANY
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
(State or other jurisdiction
14375 Northwest Science Park Drive
Portland, Oregon 97229
(Address of principal executive offices) (Zip code)
(Registrant’s telephone number, including area code)
(Former name or former address, if changed since last report)
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ITEM 2.02 RESULTS OF OPERATIONS AND FINANCIAL CONDITION
On April 25, 2019, Columbia Sportswear Company (the "Company") issued a press release reporting its first quarter 2019 financial results, as well as its updated full year 2019 financial outlook. A copy of the Company's press release is attached hereto as Exhibit 99.1 and is incorporated herein by reference. The information in this report shall not be treated as filed for purposes of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended.
Attached hereto as Exhibit 99.2 and incorporated by reference herein is financial information and commentary by Jim A. Swanson, Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Columbia Sportswear Company, on the first quarter financial results, as well as the full year 2019 financial outlook, as posted on the Company's investor relations website, http://investor.columbia.com, on April 25, 2019. The information in this report shall not be treated as filed for purposes of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended.
ITEM 7.01 REGULATION FD DISCLOSURE
In its April 25, 2019 press release, the Company also announced that its Board of Directors approved a regular quarterly cash dividend of $0.24 per share of common stock to be paid on May 30, 2019 to its shareholders of record on May 16, 2019.
ITEM 9.01 FINANCIAL STATEMENTS AND EXHIBITS
Press Release, dated April 25, 2019 (furnished pursuant to Items 2.02 and 7.01 hereof).
Commentary by Jim A. Swanson, Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Columbia Sportswear Company, dated April 25, 2019 (furnished pursuant to Items 2.02 and 7.01 hereof).
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.
COLUMBIA SPORTSWEAR COMPANY
Dated: April 25, 2019
/S/ JIM A. SWANSON
Jim A. Swanson
Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer