News coverage about Winmark (NASDAQ:WINA) has been trending somewhat positive on Wednesday, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. Accern rates the sentiment of news coverage by analyzing more than twenty million blog and news sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Winmark earned a news sentiment score of 0.06 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned media headlines about the specialty retailer an impact score of 45.147477729715 out of 100, indicating that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the near term.
Shares of Winmark (WINA) opened at $134.50 on Wednesday. The company has a market capitalization of $518.77, a price-to-earnings ratio of 25.67 and a beta of 0.49. Winmark has a 52 week low of $109.90 and a 52 week high of $139.05. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of -1.82, a current ratio of 2.35 and a quick ratio of 2.34.
Winmark (NASDAQ:WINA) last released its earnings results on Tuesday, October 17th. The specialty retailer reported $1.33 EPS for the quarter. Winmark had a negative return on equity of 205.65% and a net margin of 33.29%. The company had revenue of $17.57 million during the quarter.
In related news, Director Mark L. Wilson sold 1,989 shares of Winmark stock in a transaction on Thursday, November 16th. The stock was sold at an average price of $125.00, for a total transaction of $248,625.00. Following the completion of the sale, the director now directly owns 32,992 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $4,124,000. The sale was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which can be accessed through the SEC website. Also, VP Leah A. Goff sold 2,030 shares of Winmark stock in a transaction on Tuesday, November 21st. The stock was sold at an average price of $128.33, for a total value of $260,509.90. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Over the last ninety days, insiders have sold 12,792 shares of company stock valued at $1,680,560. 37.50% of the stock is owned by insiders.
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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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