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GuruFocus Financial Strength Rank measures how strong a company’s financial situation is. It is based on these factors

1. The debt burden that the company has as measured by its Interest coverage (current year).
2. Debt to revenue ratio. The lower, the better
3. Altman Z-score.

A company ranks high with financial strength is likely to withstand any business slowdowns and recessions.

Financial Strength : 9/10

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industry
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Cash to Debt No Debt
WINA's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
92% of the 1083 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 2.50 vs. WINA: No Debt )
WINA' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.13   Max: No Debt
Current: No Debt

Equity to Asset 0.72
WINA's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
88% of the 1073 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 0.52 vs. WINA: 0.72 )
WINA' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.1   Max: 0.87
Current: 0.72

0.1
0.87
Interest Coverage 139.16
WINA's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
77% of the 776 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 34.17 vs. WINA: 139.16 )
WINA' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 2.95   Max: 9999.99
Current: 139.16

2.95
9999.99
F-Score: 7
Z-Score: 19.95
M-Score: -3.10
GuruFocus Profitability Rank ranks how profitable a company is and how likely the company’s business will stay that way. It is based on these factors:

1. Operating Margin
2. Trend of the Operating Margin (5-year average). The company with an uptrend profit margin has a higher rank.
••3. Consistency of the profitability
4. Piotroski F-Score
5. Predictability Rank•

The maximum rank is 10. A rank of 7 or higher means a higher profitability and may stay that way. A rank of 3 or lower indicates that the company has had trouble to make a profit.

Profitability Rank is not directly related to the Financial Strength Rank. But if a company is consistently profitable, its financial strength will be stronger.

Profitability & Growth : 9/10

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Operating margin (%) 53.44
WINA's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
99% of the 1074 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 5.56 vs. WINA: 53.44 )
WINA' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -1.65   Max: 53.44
Current: 53.44

-1.65
53.44
Net-margin (%) 32.71
WINA's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
99% of the 1073 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 3.91 vs. WINA: 32.71 )
WINA' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -12.91   Max: 32.71
Current: 32.71

-12.91
32.71
ROE (%) 47.80
WINA's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
99% of the 1056 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 9.28 vs. WINA: 47.80 )
WINA' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -296.55   Max: 72.17
Current: 47.8

-296.55
72.17
ROA (%) 34.38
WINA's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
100% of the 1072 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 4.70 vs. WINA: 34.38 )
WINA' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -29.05   Max: 34.38
Current: 34.38

-29.05
34.38
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 2154.85
WINA's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
100% of the 1073 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 20.54 vs. WINA: 2154.85 )
WINA' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -6.67   Max: 2219.43
Current: 2154.85

-6.67
2219.43
Revenue Growth (%) 10.40
WINA's Revenue Growth (%) is ranked higher than
80% of the 785 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 6.50 vs. WINA: 10.40 )
WINA' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (%) Range
Min: -27.8   Max: 15.3
Current: 10.4

-27.8
15.3
EBITDA Growth (%) 16.50
WINA's EBITDA Growth (%) is ranked higher than
83% of the 669 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 9.40 vs. WINA: 16.50 )
WINA' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (%) Range
Min: -21.1   Max: 66.1
Current: 16.5

-21.1
66.1
EPS Growth (%) 20.70
WINA's EPS Growth (%) is ranked higher than
81% of the 619 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 11.30 vs. WINA: 20.70 )
WINA' s 10-Year EPS Growth (%) Range
Min: -23.5   Max: 134
Current: 20.7

-23.5
134
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Guru Trades

Q1 2013

WINA Guru Trades in Q1 2013

Jim Simons 55,400 sh (New)
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Q2 2013

WINA Guru Trades in Q2 2013

Jim Simons 69,800 sh (+25.99%)
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Q3 2013

WINA Guru Trades in Q3 2013

Jim Simons 83,900 sh (+20.2%)
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Q4 2013

WINA Guru Trades in Q4 2013

Mario Gabelli 2,500 sh (New)
Jim Simons 92,000 sh (+9.65%)
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Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with WINA

GuruDate Trades Impact to Portfolio Price Range * (?) Current Price Change from Average Current Shares
Mario Gabelli 2013-12-31 New Buy$70.24 - $93.55 $ 76.77-2%2500
Joel Greenblatt 2012-09-30 Sold Out 0.02%$49.85 - $59.75 $ 76.7740%0
Joel Greenblatt 2012-06-30 Reduce -51.61%0.02%$48.23 - $60.05 $ 76.7741%3926
Joel Greenblatt 2012-03-31 Add 55.47%0.01%$56.93 - $71.24 $ 76.7733%8114
Joel Greenblatt 2011-12-31 New Buy0.04%$44.93 - $58.06 $ 76.7749%5219
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Top Ranked Articles about Winmark Corporation

Chairman & CEO, 10% Owner of Winmark Corporation John L. Morgan Bought 2,000 Shares
Winmark Corporation was incorporated in Minnesota in 1988. It is a franchisor of four value-oriented retail store concepts that buy, sell, trade and consign merchandise. Winmark Corporation has a market cap of $359.8 million; its shares were traded at around $71.90 with a P/E ratio of 26.00 and P/S ratio of 6.80. The dividend yield of Winmark Corporation stocks is 0.20%. Winmark Corporation had an annual average earnings growth of 24.5% over the past 10 years. Read more...
Expensive Insider Buys Reported from Four CEOs
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Winmark CEO Makes Insider Buy as First Quarter Results Are Announced
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Ratios

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P/E(ttm) 22.10
WINA's P/E(ttm) is ranked lower than
51% of the 885 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 17.70 vs. WINA: 22.10 )
WINA' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 15.52   Max: 70.53
Current: 22.1

15.52
70.53
P/B 10.30
WINA's P/B is ranked lower than
76% of the 1036 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 1.70 vs. WINA: 10.30 )
WINA' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 3.33   Max: 21.73
Current: 10.3

3.33
21.73
P/S 7.20
WINA's P/S is ranked lower than
89% of the 1100 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 0.73 vs. WINA: 7.20 )
WINA' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 1.38   Max: 8.75
Current: 7.2

1.38
8.75
PFCF 767.70
WINA's PFCF is ranked lower than
79% of the 593 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 19.33 vs. WINA: 767.70 )
WINA' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 16.02   Max: 7124
Current: 767.7

16.02
7124
EV-to-EBIT 12.20
WINA's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
63% of the 965 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 13.30 vs. WINA: 12.20 )
WINA' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 7.1   Max: 36.6
Current: 12.2

7.1
36.6
PEG 0.90
WINA's PEG is ranked higher than
74% of the 521 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 1.29 vs. WINA: 0.90 )
WINA' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 0.4   Max: 22.5
Current: 0.9

0.4
22.5
Shiller P/E 37.50
WINA's Shiller P/E is ranked lower than
66% of the 541 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 21.42 vs. WINA: 37.50 )
WINA' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 17.35   Max: 267.9
Current: 37.5

17.35
267.9

Dividend & Buy Back

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Dividend Yield 0.30
WINA's Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
95% of the 743 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 2.03 vs. WINA: 0.30 )
WINA' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 0.06   Max: 0.28
Current: 0.3

0.06
0.28
Dividend Payout 0.05
WINA's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
98% of the 645 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 0.32 vs. WINA: 0.05 )
WINA' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.03   Max: 0.06
Current: 0.05

0.03
0.06
Dividend growth (3y) 46.80
WINA's Dividend growth (3y) is ranked higher than
97% of the 394 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 7.70 vs. WINA: 46.80 )
WINA' s 10-Year Dividend growth (3y) Range
Min: 0   Max: 46.8
Current: 46.8

0
46.8
Yield on cost (5-Year) 0.30
WINA's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked lower than
94% of the 768 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 2.34 vs. WINA: 0.30 )
WINA' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 0.06   Max: 0.28
Current: 0.3

0.06
0.28
Share Buyback Rate -0.20
WINA's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
77% of the 654 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: -0.60 vs. WINA: -0.20 )
WINA' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: 7.2   Max: -5.5
Current: -0.2

Valuation & Return

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Price/Net Cash 28.80
WINA's Price/Net Cash is ranked lower than
78% of the 125 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 10.60 vs. WINA: 28.80 )
WINA' s 10-Year Price/Net Cash Range
Min: 24.39   Max: 696.33
Current: 28.8

24.39
696.33
Price/Net Current Asset Value 26.70
WINA's Price/Net Current Asset Value is ranked lower than
74% of the 326 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 8.80 vs. WINA: 26.70 )
WINA' s 10-Year Price/Net Current Asset Value Range
Min: 12.35   Max: 61.44
Current: 26.7

12.35
61.44
Price/Tangible Book 10.30
WINA's Price/Tangible Book is ranked lower than
79% of the 953 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 2.00 vs. WINA: 10.30 )
WINA' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 3.3   Max: 19.05
Current: 10.3

3.3
19.05
Price/Median PS Value 1.50
WINA's Price/Median PS Value is ranked lower than
66% of the 1025 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 1.00 vs. WINA: 1.50 )
WINA' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.07   Max: 1.84
Current: 1.5

0.07
1.84
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 0.90
WINA's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked higher than
69% of the 324 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 1.00 vs. WINA: 0.90 )
WINA' s 10-Year Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value Range
Min: 0.68   Max: 8.16
Current: 0.9

0.68
8.16
Price/Graham Number 3.20
WINA's Price/Graham Number is ranked lower than
71% of the 788 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 1.40 vs. WINA: 3.20 )
WINA' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 1.76   Max: 3.94
Current: 3.2

1.76
3.94
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 8.20
WINA's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
66% of the 983 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 7.40 vs. WINA: 8.20 )
WINA' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 2.7   Max: 14.1
Current: 8.2

2.7
14.1
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 34.42
WINA's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
94% of the 724 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 10.57 vs. WINA: 34.42 )
WINA' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -8.8   Max: 40.6
Current: 34.42

-8.8
40.6

Business Description

Industry: Retail - Apparel & Specialty » Specialty Retail
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Winmark Corporation was incorporated in Minnesota in 1988. It is a franchisor of value-oriented retail store concepts that buy, sell, trade and consign merchandise. It currently has two reportable business segments, franchising and leasing. The franchising segment franchises value-oriented retail store concepts that buy, sell, trade and consign merchandise. The leasing segment includes: Winmark Capital Corporation, its middle-market equipment leasing business; and Wirth Business Credit, Inc., its small-ticket financing business. Each of its retail store brands emphasizes consumer value by offering high-quality used merchandise at substantial savings from the price of new merchandise and by purchasing customers' used goods that have been outgrown or are no longer used. The retail brands also offer new merchandise to customers. The Company operates a middle-market equipment leasing business through its wholly owned subsidiary, Winmark Capital Corporation. It also operates a small-ticket financing business through its wholly owned subsidiary, Wirth Business Credit, Inc. The Company uses franchising as a business method of distributing goods and services through its retail brands to consumers. Its retail brands provide value to consumers by purchasing and reselling used merchandise that consumers have outgrown or no longer use at substantial savings from the price of new merchandise. Play It Again Sports, Plato's Closet, Once Upon A Child, Music Go Round, Winmark, Winmark Business Solutions, Wirth Business Credit, Winmark Capital and LeaseManager, among others, are its registered service marks. The Company competes with a variety of equipment financing sources that are available to businesses, including: national, regional and local finance companies that provide lease and loan products; financing through captive finance and leasing companies affiliated with major equipment manufacturers; credit card companies; and commercial banks, savings and loans, and credit unions.

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