Beacon Financial Group Has Increased Its Compass Minerals Int (CMP) Position; Columbia Sportswear Co (COLM) Sentiment Is 1.2

Columbia Sportswear Company designs, sources, markets, and distributes outdoor and active lifestyle apparel, footwear, accessories, and equipment in the United States, Latin America, the Asia Pacific, Europe, the Middle East, Africa, and Canada. The company has market cap of $5.23 billion. The firm provides apparel, accessories, and equipment for men, women, and youth under the Columbia, Mountain Hardwear, Sorel, and prAna brands. It has a 26.83 P/E ratio. The Company’s products are used during various outdoor activities, such as skiing, snowboarding, hiking, climbing, mountaineering, camping, hunting, fishing, trail running, water sports, and adventure travel.

Beacon Financial Group increased Compass Minerals Int (CMP) stake by 6.68% reported in 2017Q3 SEC filing. Beacon Financial Group acquired 7,302 shares as Compass Minerals Int (CMP)’s stock declined 13.15%. The Beacon Financial Group holds 116,629 shares with $7.57 million value, up from 109,327 last quarter. Compass Minerals Int now has $2.53B valuation. It closed at $74.7 lastly. It is down 13.31% since January 28, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 30.01% the S&P500.

Analysts await Columbia Sportswear Company (NASDAQ:COLM) to report earnings on February, 8. They expect $1.10 earnings per share, down 8.33% or $0.10 from last year’s $1.2 per share. COLM’s profit will be $76.86 million for 17.02 P/E if the $1.10 EPS becomes a reality. After $1.25 actual earnings per share reported by Columbia Sportswear Company for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -12.00% negative EPS growth.

The stock increased 0.40% or $0.3 during the last trading session, reaching $74.89. About 191,609 shares traded. Columbia Sportswear Company (COLM) has risen 0.63% since January 28, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 16.07% the S&P500.

Beddow Capital Management Inc holds 2.3% of its portfolio in Columbia Sportswear Company for 90,410 shares. Fuller & Thaler Asset Management Inc. owns 1.89 million shares or 1.42% of their US portfolio. Moreover, Atlanta Capital Management Co L L C has 1.35% invested in the company for 3.86 million shares. The Connecticut-based Zebra Capital Management Llc has invested 0.99% in the stock. Martin & Co Inc Tn, a Tennessee-based fund reported 34,285 shares.

Since January 1, 0001, it had 0 insider purchases, and 1 sale for $379,214 activity.

Ratings analysis reveals 50% of Columbia Sportswear’s analysts are positive. Out of 6 Wall Street analysts rating Columbia Sportswear, 3 give it “Buy”, 0 “Sell” rating, while 3 recommend “Hold”. The lowest target is $60.0 while the high is $72.0. The stock’s average target of $66.33 is -11.43% below today’s ($74.89) share price. COLM was included in 6 notes of analysts from September 20, 2016. The stock has “Sector Weight” rating by KeyBanc Capital Markets on Thursday, September 22. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Tuesday, September 20 by Canaccord Genuity. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Friday, September 30 by Guggenheim. Wedbush initiated Columbia Sportswear Company (NASDAQ:COLM) rating on Wednesday, November 2. Wedbush has “Outperform” rating and $67.0 target. Stifel Nicolaus downgraded the stock to “Hold” rating in Monday, January 30 report. The firm earned “Neutral” rating on Thursday, October 20 by Buckingham Research.