Winmark Corporation (NASDAQ:WINA) major shareholder Ronald G. Olson sold 7,200 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction on Thursday, August 31st. The stock was sold at an average price of $132.24, for a total value of $952,128.00. Following the sale, the insider now owns 506,494 shares in the company, valued at approximately $66,978,766.56. The sale was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which can be accessed through this hyperlink. Large shareholders that own more than 10% of a company’s shares are required to disclose their sales and purchases with the SEC.

Shares of Winmark Corporation (NASDAQ:WINA) opened at 131.90 on Friday. Winmark Corporation has a 52-week low of $102.55 and a 52-week high of $137.75. The company has a market cap of $555.96 million, a price-to-earnings ratio of 24.82 and a beta of 0.50. The firm has a 50 day moving average price of $130.82 and a 200-day moving average price of $124.56.

Winmark Corporation (NASDAQ:WINA) last released its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, July 19th. The specialty retailer reported $1.29 EPS for the quarter. The firm had revenue of $16.75 million for the quarter. Winmark Corporation had a negative return on equity of 442.23% and a net margin of 34.24%. Equities research analysts anticipate that Winmark Corporation will post $1.72 earnings per share for the current year.

The business also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Friday, September 1st. Stockholders of record on Wednesday, August 9th were issued a $0.11 dividend. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Monday, August 7th. This represents a $0.44 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 0.33%. Winmark Corporation’s dividend payout ratio is currently 8.26%.

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A number of equities research analysts recently weighed in on WINA shares. ValuEngine lowered Winmark Corporation from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Friday. BidaskClub lowered Winmark Corporation from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Tuesday, July 25th.

Hedge funds have recently bought and sold shares of the company. WFG Advisors LP boosted its stake in Winmark Corporation by 31.5% in the second quarter. WFG Advisors LP now owns 1,253 shares of the specialty retailer’s stock valued at $162,000 after buying an additional 300 shares during the last quarter. The Manufacturers Life Insurance Company boosted its stake in Winmark Corporation by 5.5% in the second quarter. The Manufacturers Life Insurance Company now owns 1,992 shares of the specialty retailer’s stock valued at $257,000 after buying an additional 104 shares during the last quarter. Seizert Capital Partners LLC boosted its stake in Winmark Corporation by 5.1% in the second quarter. Seizert Capital Partners LLC now owns 2,077 shares of the specialty retailer’s stock valued at $268,000 after buying an additional 101 shares during the last quarter. Stanley Laman Group Ltd. boosted its stake in Winmark Corporation by 9.7% in the second quarter. Stanley Laman Group Ltd. now owns 4,201 shares of the specialty retailer’s stock valued at $542,000 after buying an additional 373 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Teachers Advisors LLC boosted its stake in Winmark Corporation by 8.3% in the second quarter. Teachers Advisors LLC now owns 5,307 shares of the specialty retailer’s stock valued at $684,000 after buying an additional 405 shares during the last quarter. 42.59% of the stock is currently owned by institutional investors.

About Winmark Corporation

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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