Headlines about Winmark (NASDAQ:WINA) have trended somewhat positive recently, Accern Sentiment reports. The research group scores the sentiment of news coverage by reviewing more than 20 million news and blog sources. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Winmark earned a daily sentiment score of 0.10 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned press coverage about the specialty retailer an impact score of 46.1653659465452 out of 100, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the immediate future.
Separately, BidaskClub upgraded shares of Winmark from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a report on Friday.
Shares of Winmark traded down $0.65, reaching $146.40, during trading on Tuesday, MarketBeat reports. 8,300 shares of the stock were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 4,678. The company has a current ratio of 1.64, a quick ratio of 1.64 and a debt-to-equity ratio of -1.84. The firm has a market cap of $560.49 million, a P/E ratio of 25.06 and a beta of 0.48. Winmark has a 1 year low of $121.55 and a 1 year high of $153.70.
Winmark (NASDAQ:WINA) last issued its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, April 18th. The specialty retailer reported $1.69 EPS for the quarter. Winmark had a net margin of 37.15% and a negative return on equity of 104.66%. The business had revenue of $18.16 million during the quarter.
The business also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Friday, June 1st. Shareholders of record on Wednesday, May 9th were issued a $0.15 dividend. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Tuesday, May 8th. This is a positive change from Winmark’s previous quarterly dividend of $0.11. This represents a $0.60 annualized dividend and a yield of 0.41%.
In other Winmark news, insider Steven C. Zola sold 3,559 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction dated Monday, April 23rd. The shares were sold at an average price of $131.97, for a total value of $469,681.23. Following the completion of the sale, the insider now directly owns 2,003 shares in the company, valued at $264,335.91. The sale was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is accessible through this link. Also, insider Steven C. Zola sold 1,000 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction dated Thursday, April 19th. The stock was sold at an average price of $132.00, for a total transaction of $132,000.00. Following the completion of the sale, the insider now owns 2,003 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $264,396. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Insiders sold 11,124 shares of company stock valued at $1,477,146 over the last 90 days. 30.90% of the stock is currently owned by company insiders.
Winmark Company Profile
Winmark Corporation operates as a franchisor of 5 retail store concepts that buy, sell, trade, and consign merchandise primarily in the United States and Canada. The company operates through two segments, Franchising and Leasing. Its franchises retail stores operate under the Plato's Closet, Once Upon A Child, Play It Again Sports, Music Go Round, and Style Encore brand names.
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