November 21, 2016 - By Ruchi Gupta · 0 Comments
The stock of Winmark Corporation (NASDAQ:WINA) registered a decrease of 10.09% in short interest. WINA’s total short interest was 72,200 shares in November as published by FINRA. Its down 10.09% from 80,300 shares, reported previously. With 4,300 shares average volume, it will take short sellers 17 days to cover their WINA’s short positions. The short interest to Winmark Corporation’s float is 4.08%. About 196 shares traded hands. Winmark Corporation (NASDAQ:WINA) has risen 14.59% since April 19, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 10.73% the S&P500.
Winmark Corporation is a franchisor of five retail store concepts that buy, sell and trade used merchandise. The company has a market cap of $478.62 million. The Firm operates in two business divisions: franchising and leasing. It has a 22.85 P/E ratio. The franchising segment franchises retail store concepts that buy, sell, trade and consign merchandise.
Insitutional Activity: The institutional sentiment increased to 1.83 in Q2 2016. Its up 0.09, from 1.74 in 2016Q1. The ratio improved, as 3 funds sold all Winmark Corporation shares owned while 16 reduced positions. 6 funds bought stakes while 27 increased positions. They now own 1.14 million shares or 2.13% more from 1.12 million shares in 2016Q1.
Stifel Finance Corporation last reported 0% of its portfolio in the stock. Wfg L P last reported 301 shares in the company. Blackrock Invest Mngmt Ltd Liability Com has 8,991 shares for 0% of their US portfolio. Citigroup last reported 263 shares in the company. Renaissance Tech Lc holds 0.02% or 127,400 shares in its portfolio. Northern Trust Corporation owns 30,987 shares or 0% of their US portfolio. Bnp Paribas Arbitrage owns 156 shares or 0% of their US portfolio. Arrowpoint Asset Limited Liability Corporation has invested 0.04% of its portfolio in Winmark Corporation (NASDAQ:WINA). Moreover, Tiaa Cref Invest Management Limited Liability Corporation has 0% invested in Winmark Corporation (NASDAQ:WINA) for 7,908 shares. Moreover, Sei has 0% invested in Winmark Corporation (NASDAQ:WINA) for 333 shares. Vanguard reported 74,608 shares or 0% of all its holdings. Teacher Retirement Of Texas has 318 shares for 0% of their US portfolio. Moreover, Rhumbline Advisers has 0% invested in Winmark Corporation (NASDAQ:WINA) for 2,797 shares. Swiss Commercial Bank owns 3,200 shares or 0% of their US portfolio. Manufacturers Life Co The holds 1,521 shares or 0% of its portfolio.
Insider Transactions: Since July 28, 2016, the stock had 0 insider buys, and 14 insider sales for $6.06 million net activity. HEFFES BRETT D had sold 6,912 shares worth $731,013 on Tuesday, October 18. Another trade for 4,976 shares valued at $519,283 was sold by Nine Ten Capital Management LLC. Zola Steven C also sold $105,014 worth of Winmark Corporation (NASDAQ:WINA) on Wednesday, August 10. Goff Leah A also sold $325,166 worth of Winmark Corporation (NASDAQ:WINA) shares. 2,900 shares were sold by Nine Ten Partners LP, worth $313,664 on Wednesday, September 7. OLSON RONALD G also sold $699,143 worth of Winmark Corporation (NASDAQ:WINA) shares. 9,400 shares with value of $995,180 were sold by MURPHY STEVEN on Thursday, November 10.
Winmark Corporation, incorporated on July 20, 1988, is a franchisor of five retail store concepts that buy, sell and trade used merchandise. The Firm operates in two business divisions: franchising and leasing. The franchising segment franchises retail store concepts that buy, sell, trade and consign merchandise. The leasing segment includes Winmark Capital Corporation, which is the Company’s middle-market equipment leasing business, and Wirth Business Credit, Inc., its small-ticket financing business. The Company’s concepts also offer a limited amount of merchandise to customers. The Firm has approximately 1,150 franchised stores across the United States and Canada.
More notable recent Winmark Corporation (NASDAQ:WINA) news were published by: Businesswire.com which released: “Winmark Corporation Announces Management and Governance Changes” on February 24, 2016, also Businesswire.com with their article: “Winmark Corporation Announces Cash Dividend” published on October 26, 2016, Businesswire.com published: “Winmark Corporation Announces Results of Its Self-Tender Offer and Closing of …” on May 14, 2015. More interesting news about Winmark Corporation (NASDAQ:WINA) were released by: Seekingalpha.com and their article: “Winmark Corp: Franchisor Misclassified As A Retailer, Trading At A Substantial …” published on August 23, 2016 as well as Businesswire.com‘s news article titled: “Winmark Corporation Commences Self-Tender Offer to Purchase Up to 875000 Shares” with publication date: April 15, 2015.
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By Ruchi Gupta