Sr. Director of Investor Relations
& Corporate Communications
Columbia Sportswear Company to Announce Third Quarter Financial Results on Thursday October 21st, 2010
– Ocotber 19, 2010 – Columbia Sportswear Company (Nasdaq: COLM) will host a telephone conference call at 5:00p.m. EDT on October 21st 2010 to review the company’s third quarter financial results, scheduled to be released that day at the close of regular market trading hours.
First quarter net income totaled $9.2 million, or $0.27 per diluted share, compared with net income of $6.9 million, or $0.20 per diluted share, for the same period of 2009.
To participate, please dial 1-866-551-3680 and enter conference ID: 3256173#. The call will also be webcast live on the Investor Relations section of the Company’s website at http://investor.columbia.com
where it will remain available until January 27, 2011.
At approximately 4:15 p.m. EDT, a commentary by Tom Cusick, Senior Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer, reviewing the company’s third quarter 2010 financial results and 2010 financial outlook will be filed with the SEC on Form 8-K and published to the company’s website at http://investor.columbia.com/results.cfm
. Analysts and investors are encouraged to review this commentary prior to participating in the conference call at 5:00p.m. EDT.
About Columbia Sportswear Company
Columbia Sportswear Company is a leading innovator in the global active outdoor apparel, footwear, accessories and equipment markets. Founded in 1938 in Portland, Oregon, Columbia products are sold in more than 100 countries and have earned an international reputation for innovation, quality and performance. Columbia products feature innovative technologies and designs that protect outdoor enthusiasts from the elements, increase comfort, and make outdoor activities more enjoyable. In addition to the Columbia brand, Columbia Sportswear Company also owns outdoor brands Mountain Hardwear, Sorel, Montrail and Pacific Trail. To learn more about Columbia, please visit the company's website at www.columbia.com
, and www.montrail.com