Media stories about Winmark Corporation (NASDAQ:WINA) have been trending somewhat positive on Sunday, according to Accern Sentiment. The research group ranks the sentiment of news coverage by monitoring more than 20 million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Winmark Corporation earned a news impact score of 0.02 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave media coverage about the specialty retailer an impact score of 46.8342162786862 out of 100, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the immediate future.

Shares of Winmark Corporation (NASDAQ:WINA) opened at $124.55 on Friday. Winmark Corporation has a 12 month low of $103.00 and a 12 month high of $139.05. The firm has a market capitalization of $475.97, a P/E ratio of 23.72 and a beta of 0.49. The company has a quick ratio of 2.34, a current ratio of 2.35 and a debt-to-equity ratio of -1.82.

Winmark Corporation (NASDAQ:WINA) last announced its earnings results on Tuesday, October 17th. The specialty retailer reported $1.33 EPS for the quarter. The business had revenue of $17.57 million for the quarter. Winmark Corporation had a negative return on equity of 205.65% and a net margin of 33.29%.

The firm also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Friday, December 1st. Stockholders of record on Wednesday, November 8th will be issued a $0.11 dividend. This represents a $0.44 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 0.35%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Tuesday, November 7th. Winmark Corporation’s payout ratio is currently 8.38%.

Several brokerages recently issued reports on WINA. BidaskClub lowered Winmark Corporation from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Tuesday, July 25th. ValuEngine lowered Winmark Corporation from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Friday, September 1st.

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In other Winmark Corporation news, Director Jenele C. Grassle sold 625 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction on Monday, August 21st. The stock was sold at an average price of $130.08, for a total transaction of $81,300.00. Following the transaction, the director now owns 8,500 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $1,105,680. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which can be accessed through this link. Also, Director Jenele C. Grassle sold 3,000 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction on Wednesday, August 23rd. The stock was sold at an average price of $129.18, for a total value of $387,540.00. Following the transaction, the director now directly owns 8,500 shares in the company, valued at approximately $1,098,030. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Insiders sold a total of 38,915 shares of company stock worth $5,128,079 over the last three months. 37.50% of the stock is owned by company insiders.

Winmark Corporation Company Profile

Winmark Corporation is a franchisor of five retail store concepts that buy, sell and trade gently used merchandise. The Company operates through two business segments: franchising and leasing. The franchising segment franchises value-oriented retail store concepts that buy, sell, trade and consign merchandise.

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