Winmark Corporation Second Quarter Earnings Sneak Peek

Winmark Corporation (NASDAQ:WINA) will unveil its latest earnings on Wednesday, July 13, 2011. Winmark Corporation is a franchisor of four value-oriented retail store concepts that buy, sell, trade and consign merchandise.

Winmark Corporation Earnings Preview Cheat Sheet

Wall St. Expectations: The mean estimate is for profit of 49 cents. During the past three months, the average estimate has moved down from 55 cents. Between one and three months ago, the average estimate was unchanged, but has since dropped during the last month. For the year, analysts are projecting net income of $2.20 per share, a rise of 11.1% from last year.

Past Earnings Performance: The company has beaten estimates the last four quarters and is coming off a quarter where it topped forecasts by 7 cents, reporting profit of 58 cents per share against a mean estimate of net income of 51 cents per share.

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Wall St. Revenue Expectations: On average, analysts predict $10.6 million in revenue this quarter, a rise of 12.5% from the year ago quarter. Analysts are forecasting total revenue of $41.3 million for the year, a rise of 10.7% from last year’s revenue of $37.3 million.

Key Stats:

The company has enjoyed double-digit year-over-year percentage revenue growth for the past four quarters. Over that span, the company has averaged growth of 12.1%, with the biggest boost coming in the most recent quarter when revenue rose 12.8% from the year earlier quarter.

The company has now seen net income rise in three straight quarters. In the first quarter, net income rose 38.8% while it rose more than twofold in the fourth quarter of the last fiscal year and 51.2% in the third quarter of the last fiscal year.

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Stock Price Performance: During June 7, 2011 to July 6, 2011, the stock price has risen $7.47 (20.9%) from $35.71 on June 7, 2011 to $43.18 on July 6, 2011. The stock price saw one of its best stretches over the last year between March 22, 2011, and April 1, 2011, when shares rose for nine-straight days, rising 20.6% (+$8.02) over that span. It saw one of its worst periods between April 5, 2011, and April 12, 2011, when shares fell for six-straight days, falling 14.6% (-$6.87) over that span. Shares are up $9.58 (+28.5%) year to date.

(Source: Xignite Financials)

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