Media coverage about Winmark Corporation (NASDAQ:WINA) has been trending somewhat positive on Thursday, Accern Sentiment reports. Accern identifies negative and positive press coverage by analyzing more than 20 million news and blog sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Winmark Corporation earned a news impact score of 0.04 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news articles about the specialty retailer an impact score of 46.1137446115524 out of 100, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the next several days.

Separately, ValuEngine lowered shares of Winmark Corporation from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Friday, September 1st.

Shares of Winmark Corporation (NASDAQ:WINA) traded down $0.65 during trading hours on Thursday, hitting $131.35. The company had a trading volume of 6,900 shares, compared to its average volume of 7,149. The company has a market cap of $504.44, a P/E ratio of 25.14 and a beta of 0.49. The company has a current ratio of 2.35, a quick ratio of 2.34 and a debt-to-equity ratio of -1.82. Winmark Corporation has a 52 week low of $109.90 and a 52 week high of $139.05.

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

The company also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Friday, December 1st. Stockholders of record on Wednesday, November 8th will be given a dividend of $0.11 per share. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Tuesday, November 7th. This represents a $0.44 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 0.33%. Winmark Corporation’s dividend payout ratio is currently 8.38%.

In related news, VP Leah A. Goff sold 2,030 shares of the stock in a transaction on Tuesday, November 21st. The stock was sold at an average price of $128.33, for a total transaction of $260,509.90. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which is accessible through this hyperlink. Also, insider Steven Murphy sold 2,765 shares of the stock in a transaction on Thursday, October 19th. The shares were sold at an average price of $134.02, for a total value of $370,565.30. Following the sale, the insider now owns 2,765 shares in the company, valued at approximately $370,565.30. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Insiders have sold a total of 34,992 shares of company stock valued at $4,609,795 over the last quarter. Corporate insiders own 37.50% of the company’s stock.

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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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