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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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history
Cash to Debt 1.03
WINA's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
62% of the 1126 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 2.13 vs. WINA: 1.03 )
WINA' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.02   Max: No Debt
Current: 1.03

Equity to Asset 0.29
WINA's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
51% of the 1117 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 0.50 vs. WINA: 0.29 )
WINA' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.07   Max: 0.87
Current: 0.29

0.07
0.87
Interest Coverage 139.16
WINA's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
76% of the 736 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 35.22 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: 6
Z-Score: 8.79
M-Score: -3.18
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 : 8/10

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industry
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history
Operating margin (%) 53.44
WINA's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
99% of the 1081 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 5.46 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 1081 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 3.54 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 1063 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 9.36 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 1079 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 4.38 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 1078 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 20.96 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
84% of the 982 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 5.30 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
85% of the 806 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 6.10 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
85% of the 775 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 7.20 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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Cash & Debt
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Guru Trades

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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Q1 2014

WINA Guru Trades in Q1 2014

Mario Gabelli 3,000 sh (+20%)
Jim Simons 98,400 sh (+6.96%)
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Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with WINA

(List those with share number changes of more than 20%, or impact to portfolio more than 0.1%)

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 $ 65.04-17%2500
Joel Greenblatt 2012-09-30 Sold Out 0.02%$49.85 - $59.75 $ 65.0419%0
Joel Greenblatt 2012-06-30 Reduce -51.61%0.02%$48.23 - $60.05 $ 65.0420%3926
Joel Greenblatt 2012-03-31 Add 55.47%0.01%$56.93 - $71.24 $ 65.0413%8114
Joel Greenblatt 2011-12-31 New Buy0.04%$44.93 - $58.06 $ 65.0426%5219
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Top Ranked Articles about Winmark Corp

Winmark and Endurance CEOs Continue Buying as Share Prices near 52-Week Lows
Over the past couple of weeks we have seen the CEOs of Winmark Corp and Endurance Specialty Holdings make notable increases in their holdings of their respective companies. Both the Chairman and CEO of Endurance Specialty Holdings, John Charman, and the Chairman and CEO of Winmark, John Morgan, have made these increases as their companies’ share prices come exceptionally close to their 52-week low. These are also the second consecutive large buys for each CEO in a week’s time frame. Read more...
Three CEOs Reporting Large Insider Buys
Over the past week we’ve seen several large insider buys as well as several coming from the companies’ CEOs. It is interesting to note when a CEO, or even a CFO, buys because these insiders supposedly have the most intimate knowledge of their company's workings.
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Ratios

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industry
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history
P/E(ttm) 18.20
WINA's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
73% of the 1171 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 22.10 vs. WINA: 18.20 )
WINA' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 15.52   Max: 70.53
Current: 18.2

15.52
70.53
P/B 22.80
WINA's P/B is ranked lower than
59% of the 1171 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 1.90 vs. WINA: 22.80 )
WINA' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 3.33   Max: 24.86
Current: 22.8

3.33
24.86
P/S 6.10
WINA's P/S is ranked lower than
61% of the 1171 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 0.80 vs. WINA: 6.10 )
WINA' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 1.38   Max: 8.75
Current: 6.1

1.38
8.75
EV-to-EBIT 10.72
WINA's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
80% of the 1171 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 16.27 vs. WINA: 10.72 )
WINA' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 7   Max: 36.6
Current: 10.72

7
36.6
PEG 0.80
WINA's PEG is ranked higher than
91% of the 1171 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 6.75 vs. WINA: 0.80 )
WINA' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 0.4   Max: 22.5
Current: 0.8

0.4
22.5
Shiller P/E 28.10
WINA's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
80% of the 1171 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. WINA: 28.10 )
WINA' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 17.02   Max: 267.9
Current: 28.1

17.02
267.9
Current Ratio 0.80
WINA's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
54% of the 1120 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 1.61 vs. WINA: 0.80 )
WINA' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0.63   Max: 4.16
Current: 0.8

0.63
4.16
Quick Ratio 0.80
WINA's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
67% of the 1120 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 0.87 vs. WINA: 0.80 )
WINA' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.63   Max: 4.02
Current: 0.8

0.63
4.02

Dividend & Buy Back

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Dividend Yield 0.30
WINA's Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
93% of the 780 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 1.93 vs. WINA: 0.30 )
WINA' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 0.06   Max: 0.32
Current: 0.3

0.06
0.32
Dividend Payout 0.06
WINA's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
99% of the 1171 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. WINA: 0.06 )
WINA' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.03   Max: 0.12
Current: 0.06

0.03
0.12
Dividend growth (3y) 46.80
WINA's Dividend growth (3y) is ranked higher than
97% of the 572 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 4.60 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
92% of the 799 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 2.22 vs. WINA: 0.30 )
WINA' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 0.06   Max: 0.32
Current: 0.3

0.06
0.32
Share Buyback Rate -0.20
WINA's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
75% of the 782 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: -0.40 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/Tangible Book 22.80
WINA's Price/Tangible Book is ranked lower than
55% of the 1171 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 2.81 vs. WINA: 22.80 )
WINA' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 2.9   Max: 24.74
Current: 22.8

2.9
24.74
Price/Median PS Value 1.20
WINA's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
60% of the 1171 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 1.08 vs. WINA: 1.20 )
WINA' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.05   Max: 1.78
Current: 1.2

0.05
1.78
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 0.70
WINA's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked higher than
94% of the 1171 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. WINA: 0.70 )
WINA' s 10-Year Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value Range
Min: 0.45   Max: 8.16
Current: 0.7

0.45
8.16
Price/Graham Number 4.30
WINA's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
57% of the 1171 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 2.07 vs. WINA: 4.30 )
WINA' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 1.41   Max: 5.77
Current: 4.3

1.41
5.77
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 9.50
WINA's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
75% of the 1029 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 7.30 vs. WINA: 9.50 )
WINA' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 2.7   Max: 14.4
Current: 9.5

2.7
14.4
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 24.48
WINA's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
90% of the 839 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 8.99 vs. WINA: 24.48 )
WINA' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -8.8   Max: 40.6
Current: 24.48

-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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