Winmark Co. (NASDAQ:WINA) shares reached a new 52-week high on Friday . The stock traded as high as $153.75 and last traded at $153.75, with a volume of 1488 shares traded. The stock had previously closed at $152.40.
Separately, BidaskClub upgraded shares of Winmark from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a report on Friday, June 22nd.
The firm has a market capitalization of $584.92 million, a price-to-earnings ratio of 24.19 and a beta of 0.44. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of -2.20, a quick ratio of 1.60 and a current ratio of 1.62.
Winmark (NASDAQ:WINA) last announced its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, July 18th. The specialty retailer reported $1.73 EPS for the quarter. The business had revenue of $18.16 million for the quarter. Winmark had a net margin of 38.33% and a negative return on equity of 87.01%.
The business also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Tuesday, September 4th. Shareholders of record on Wednesday, August 8th were given a $0.15 dividend. This represents a $0.60 annualized dividend and a yield of 0.38%. The ex-dividend date was Tuesday, August 7th.
In other Winmark news, VP Leah A. Goff sold 1,250 shares of Winmark stock in a transaction dated Thursday, August 30th. The shares were sold at an average price of $149.22, for a total value of $186,525.00. Following the sale, the vice president now owns 9,250 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $1,380,285. The sale was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which is accessible through this hyperlink. Also, insider Steven Murphy sold 4,500 shares of Winmark stock in a transaction dated Tuesday, July 31st. The stock was sold at an average price of $144.79, for a total transaction of $651,555.00. Following the completion of the sale, the insider now directly owns 1,746 shares in the company, valued at approximately $252,803.34. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. In the last ninety days, insiders sold 35,019 shares of company stock worth $5,150,850. Insiders own 30.90% of the company’s stock.
Hedge funds have recently made changes to their positions in the business. Citigroup Inc. raised its position in Winmark by 424.9% in the first quarter. Citigroup Inc. now owns 1,055 shares of the specialty retailer’s stock worth $138,000 after acquiring an additional 854 shares during the period. Murphy Pohlad Asset Management LLC bought a new stake in Winmark in the second quarter worth about $206,000. Bessemer Group Inc. raised its position in Winmark by 63.6% in the second quarter. Bessemer Group Inc. now owns 1,800 shares of the specialty retailer’s stock worth $267,000 after acquiring an additional 700 shares during the period. Citadel Advisors LLC bought a new stake in shares of Winmark in the second quarter valued at approximately $300,000. Finally, SG Americas Securities LLC raised its position in shares of Winmark by 49.4% in the first quarter. SG Americas Securities LLC now owns 2,213 shares of the specialty retailer’s stock valued at $289,000 after purchasing an additional 732 shares during the period. 48.66% of the stock is currently owned by institutional investors and hedge funds.
Winmark Company Profile (NASDAQ:WINA)
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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