Winmark Co. (NASDAQ:WINA) Shares Sold by Mawer Investment Management Ltd.


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Mawer Investment Management Ltd. reduced its stake in Winmark Co. (NASDAQ:WINA) by 2.5% during the 4th quarter, according to the company in its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The institutional investor owned 549,383 shares of the specialty retailer’s stock after selling 14,020 shares during the period. Mawer Investment Management Ltd. owned approximately 14.69% of Winmark worth $102,075,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period.

Several other hedge funds and other institutional investors also recently made changes to their positions in WINA. Comerica Bank raised its stake in Winmark by 41.3% in the third quarter. Comerica Bank now owns 20,089 shares of the specialty retailer’s stock valued at $3,407,000 after buying an additional 5,871 shares in the last quarter. BNP Paribas Arbitrage SA raised its stake in Winmark by 538.7% in the third quarter. BNP Paribas Arbitrage SA now owns 677 shares of the specialty retailer’s stock valued at $117,000 after buying an additional 571 shares in the last quarter. Los Angeles Capital Management & Equity Research Inc. raised its stake in Winmark by 126.9% in the third quarter. Los Angeles Capital Management & Equity Research Inc. now owns 14,920 shares of the specialty retailer’s stock valued at $2,569,000 after buying an additional 8,343 shares in the last quarter. Seizert Capital Partners LLC acquired a new stake in Winmark in the third quarter valued at $297,000. Finally, Schwarz Dygos Wheeler Investment Advisors LLC acquired a new stake in Winmark in the third quarter valued at $486,000. Institutional investors and hedge funds own 68.83% of the company’s stock.

Shares of WINA stock traded up $0.09 during mid-day trading on Tuesday, hitting $179.30. 648 shares of the stock were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 12,127. The stock’s fifty day simple moving average is $181.18 and its two-hundred day simple moving average is $173.77. The stock has a market capitalization of $670.58 million, a price-to-earnings ratio of 23.26 and a beta of 0.70. Winmark Co. has a 12-month low of $115.00 and a 12-month high of $210.62.

The company also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Monday, March 1st. Shareholders of record on Wednesday, February 10th will be issued a dividend of $0.25 per share. This represents a $1.00 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 0.56%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Tuesday, February 9th.

Winmark Company Profile

Winmark Corporation operates as a franchisor of five retail store concepts that buy, sell, trade, and consign merchandise primarily in the United States and Canada. The company operates in two segments, Franchising and Leasing. Its franchises retail stores operate under the Plato's Closet, Once Upon A Child, Play It Again Sports, Style Encore, and Music Go Round brand names.

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Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Winmark (NASDAQ:WINA)

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