Winmark (NASDAQ: WINA) is one of 191 publicly-traded companies in the “NONFOOD RETAIL/WH” industry, but how does it weigh in compared to its peers? We will compare Winmark to similar companies based on the strength of its valuation, earnings, risk, dividends, analyst recommendations, institutional ownership and profitability.
Winmark pays an annual dividend of $0.44 per share and has a dividend yield of 0.3%. Winmark pays out 7.7% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. As a group, “NONFOOD RETAIL/WH” companies pay a dividend yield of 1.8% and pay out 34.9% of their earnings in the form of a dividend.
This table compares Winmark and its peers’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
Valuation and Earnings
This table compares Winmark and its peers top-line revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Net Income||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|Winmark||$69.75 million||$24.56 million||22.95|
|Winmark Competitors||$8.91 billion||$395.30 million||-642.86|
Winmark’s peers have higher revenue and earnings than Winmark. Winmark is trading at a higher price-to-earnings ratio than its peers, indicating that it is currently more expensive than other companies in its industry.
Volatility and Risk
Winmark has a beta of 0.45, suggesting that its stock price is 55% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Winmark’s peers have a beta of 1.17, suggesting that their average stock price is 17% more volatile than the S&P 500.
This is a breakdown of recent ratings and target prices for Winmark and its peers, as reported by MarketBeat.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
As a group, “NONFOOD RETAIL/WH” companies have a potential upside of 6.53%. Given Winmark’s peers higher possible upside, analysts plainly believe Winmark has less favorable growth aspects than its peers.
Institutional and Insider Ownership
49.3% of Winmark shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 67.6% of shares of all “NONFOOD RETAIL/WH” companies are owned by institutional investors. 30.9% of Winmark shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 16.9% of shares of all “NONFOOD RETAIL/WH” companies are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, hedge funds and large money managers believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.
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. The leasing segment includes Winmark Capital Corporation, its middle-market equipment leasing business and Wirth Business Credit, Inc., its small-ticket financing business. As of December 31, 2016, the Company had 1,186 franchised stores across the United States and Canada. The Company operates a middle-market equipment leasing business through its subsidiary, Winmark Capital Corporation. Its middle-market leasing business serves large and medium-sized businesses and focuses on technology-based assets. Additionally, the Company operates a small-ticket financing business through its subsidiary, Wirth Business Credit, Inc.
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