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How to buy Winmark Corporation stock | $183.22

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Winmark Corporation is a specialty retail business based in the US. Winmark Corporation shares (WINA) are listed on the NASDAQ and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Winmark Corporation employs 98 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around USD$67.1 million.

How to buy shares in Winmark Corporation

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  2. Open and fund your brokerage account. Complete an application with your personal and financial details, like your ID and bank information. Fund your account with a bank transfer, credit card or debit card.
  3. Search for Winmark Corporation. Find the stock by name or ticker symbol: WINA. Research its history to confirm it's a solid investment against your financial goals.
  4. Purchase now or later. Buy today with a market order or use a limit order to delay your purchase until Winmark Corporation reaches your desired price. To spread out your purchase, look into dollar-cost averaging, which smooths out buying at consistent intervals and amounts.
  5. Decide on how many to buy. At last close price of USD$183.22, weigh your budget against a diversified portfolio that can minimize risk through the market's ups and downs. You may be able to buy a fractional share of Winmark Corporation, depending on your broker.
  6. Check in on your investment. Congratulations, you own a part of Winmark Corporation. Optimize your portfolio by tracking how your stock — and even the business — performs with an eye on the long term. You may be eligible for dividends and shareholder voting rights on directors and management that can affect your stock.

Winmark Corporation share price

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Winmark Corporation shares at a glance

Information last updated 2020-12-02.
Latest market closeUSD$183.22
52-week rangeUSD$112.6133 - USD$210.5379
50-day moving average USD$172.5283
200-day moving average USD$163.1214
Wall St. target priceN/A
PE ratio 23.263
Dividend yield USD$1 (0.55%)
Earnings per share (TTM) USD$7.72

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Is it a good time to buy Winmark Corporation stock?

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Winmark Corporation price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the close of $183.22 from 2020-12-09

1 week (2021-01-11) N/A
1 month (2020-12-22) -2.48%
3 months (2020-10-18) N/A
6 months (2020-07-18) N/A
1 year (2020-01-18) N/A
2 years (2019-01-18) N/A
3 years (2018-01-18) N/A
5 years (2016-01-18) N/A

Is Winmark Corporation under- or over-valued?

Valuing Winmark Corporation stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of Winmark Corporation's overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge the value of a stock.

Winmark Corporation's P/E ratio

Winmark Corporation's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 23x. In other words, Winmark Corporation shares trade at around 23x recent earnings.

That's relatively low compared to, say, the trailing 12-month P/E ratio for the NASDAQ 100 at the end of 2019 (27.29). The low P/E ratio could mean that investors are pessimistic about the outlook for the shares or simply that they're under-valued.

Winmark Corporation's EBITDA

Winmark Corporation's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is USD$40.7 million.

The EBITDA is a measure of a Winmark Corporation's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.

Winmark Corporation financials

Revenue TTM USD$67.1 million
Operating margin TTM 59.9%
Gross profit TTM USD$68.9 million
Return on assets TTM 59.61%
Return on equity TTM 0%
Profit margin 44.96%
Book value $3.153
Market capitalisation USD$671.7 million

TTM: trailing 12 months

Shorting Winmark Corporation shares

There are currently 58,439 Winmark Corporation shares held short by investors – that's known as Winmark Corporation's "short interest". This figure is 7% down from 62,825 last month.

There are a few different ways that this level of interest in shorting Winmark Corporation shares can be evaluated.

Winmark Corporation's "short interest ratio" (SIR)

Winmark Corporation's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of Winmark Corporation shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of Winmark Corporation shares traded daily (recently around 15178.961038961). Winmark Corporation's SIR currently stands at 3.85. In other words for every 100,000 Winmark Corporation shares traded daily on the market, roughly 3850 shares are currently held short.

However Winmark Corporation's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of Winmark Corporation shares, or, against the total number of tradable Winmark Corporation shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case Winmark Corporation's short interest could be expressed as 0.02% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 Winmark Corporation shares in existence, roughly 20 shares are currently held short) or 0.0195% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable Winmark Corporation shares, roughly 20 shares are currently held short).

Such a low SIR usually points to an optimistic outlook for the share price, with fewer people currently willing to bet against Winmark Corporation.

Find out more about how you can short Winmark Corporation stock.

Winmark Corporation share dividends


Dividend payout ratio: 49.18% of net profits

Recently Winmark Corporation has paid out, on average, around 49.18% of net profits as dividends. That has enabled analysts to estimate a "forward annual dividend yield" of 0.55% of the current stock value. This means that over a year, based on recent payouts (which are sadly no guarantee of future payouts), Winmark Corporation shareholders could enjoy a 0.55% return on their shares, in the form of dividend payments. In Winmark Corporation's case, that would currently equate to about $1 per share.

While Winmark Corporation's payout ratio might seem fairly standard, it's worth remembering that Winmark Corporation may be investing much of the rest of its net profits in future growth.

Winmark Corporation's most recent dividend payout was on 15 December 2020. The latest dividend was paid out to all shareholders who bought their shares by 9 November 2020 (the "ex-dividend date").

Winmark Corporation share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Winmark Corporation's shares have ranged in value from as little as $112.6133 up to $210.5379. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

WINA.US volatility(beta: 0.76)Avg. volatility(beta: 1.00)LowHigh

Beta is a measure of a share's volatility in relation to the market. The market (NASDAQ average) beta is 1, while Winmark Corporation's is 0.7582. This would suggest that Winmark Corporation's shares are less volatile than average (for this exchange).

Winmark Corporation overview

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. The company's Plato's Closet brand stores buy and sell used clothing and accessories for the teenage and young adult market; and Once Upon A Child brand stores buy and sell used and new children's clothing, toys, furniture, equipment, and accessories primarily targeting parents of children ages infant to 12 years. Its Play It Again Sports brand stores buy, sell, trade, and consign used and new sporting goods, equipment, and accessories for various athletic activities, such as team sports, fitness, ski/snowboard, golf, and others; Style Encore brand stores buy and sell used women's apparel, shoes, and accessories; and Music Go Round brand stores buy, sell, trade, and consign used and new musical instruments, speakers, amplifiers, music-related electronics, and related accessories. In addition, the company is also involved in middle-market equipment leasing business focusing on technology and business-essential equipment for large and medium-sized businesses; and small-ticket financing business. As of March 28, 2020, it had 1,256 franchised stores. Winmark Corporation was founded in 1988 and is headquartered in Minneapolis, Minnesota.

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