Columbia Sportswear Company ( COLM ) will begin trading ex-dividend on May 16, 2017. A cash dividend payment of $0.18 per share is scheduled to be paid on June 01, 2017. Shareholders who purchased COLM prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 3rd quarter that COLM has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $55.58, the dividend yield is 1.3%.
The previous trading day's last sale of COLM was $55.58, representing a -12.54% decrease from the 52 week high of $63.55 and a 7.5% increase over the 52 week low of $51.70.
COLM is a part of the Consumer Non-Durables sector, which includes companies such as V.F. Corporation ( VFC ) and Cintas Corporation ( CTAS ). COLM's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $2.77. Zacks Investment Research reports COLM's forecasted earnings growth in 2017 as 3.14%, compared to an industry average of 3.8%.
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