Dave & Buster's Entertainment (PLAY) Stock Price, News & Analysis

+1.14 (+2.09%)
(As of 01:28 PM ET)
Today's Range
50-Day Range
52-Week Range
436,226 shs
Average Volume
1.15 million shs
Market Capitalization
$2.25 billion
P/E Ratio
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Price Target

Dave & Buster's Entertainment MarketRank™ Stock Analysis

Analyst Rating
Moderate Buy
2.50 Rating Score
26.0% Upside
$69.21 Price Target
Short Interest
10.96% of Float Sold Short
Dividend Strength
Upright™ Environmental Score
News Sentiment
0.33mentions of Dave & Buster
Based on 16 Articles This Week
Insider Trading
Selling Shares
$3.19 M Sold Last Quarter
Proj. Earnings Growth
From $3.89 to $4.75 Per Share

Overall MarketRank

New Rank-Based ScoringMarketRank is calculated by averaging available category scores (with extra weight given to analysis and valuation), then ranking the company's weighted average against that of other companies.

4.77 out of 5 stars

Retail/Wholesale Sector

18th out of 200 stocks

Eating Places Industry

4th out of 41 stocks

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About Dave & Buster's Entertainment Stock (NASDAQ:PLAY)

Dave & Buster's Entertainment, Inc. owns and operates entertainment and dining venues for adults and families. Its venues offer a menu of entrees and appetizers, as well as a selection of non-alcoholic and alcoholic beverages; and an assortment of entertainment attractions centered on playing games and watching live sports, and other televised events. The company operates its venues under the Dave & Buster's name. As of April 02, 2019, it owned and operated 125 venues in 39 states, Puerto Rico, and Canada. The company was founded in 1982 and is headquartered in Dallas, Texas.

PLAY Stock Price History

PLAY Stock News Headlines

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Company Calendar

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Eating places
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Price Target and Rating

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Consensus Rating
Moderate Buy
Rating Score (0-4)
Research Coverage
6 Analysts


Net Income
$126.90 million
Pretax Margin


Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$2.21 billion
Cash Flow
$9.42 per share
Book Value
$6.25 per share


Free Float
Market Cap
$2.24 billion
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PLAY Stock Analysis - Frequently Asked Questions

Should I buy or sell Dave & Buster's Entertainment stock right now?

6 Wall Street equities research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Dave & Buster's Entertainment in the last year. There are currently 3 hold ratings and 3 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street equities research analysts is that investors should "moderate buy" PLAY shares.
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What is Dave & Buster's Entertainment's stock price target for 2024?

6 Wall Street analysts have issued 12-month target prices for Dave & Buster's Entertainment's stock. Their PLAY share price targets range from $56.50 to $80.00. On average, they anticipate the company's share price to reach $69.21 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 26.0% from the stock's current price.
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How have PLAY shares performed in 2024?

Dave & Buster's Entertainment's stock was trading at $53.85 at the beginning of 2024. Since then, PLAY shares have increased by 2.0% and is now trading at $54.94.
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When is Dave & Buster's Entertainment's next earnings date?

The company is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, June 4th 2024.
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How were Dave & Buster's Entertainment's earnings last quarter?

Dave & Buster's Entertainment Inc (NASDAQ:PLAY) announced its earnings results on Tuesday, December, 5th. The restaurant operator reported $0.01 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of ($0.22) by $0.23. The restaurant operator had revenue of $466.90 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $472.25 million. Dave & Buster's Entertainment had a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 53.96% and a net margin of 5.76%. Dave & Buster's Entertainment's revenue for the quarter was down 3.0% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the previous year, the firm posted $0.04 earnings per share.

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What is Steve King's approval rating as Dave & Buster's Entertainment's CEO?

412 employees have rated Dave & Buster's Entertainment Chief Executive Officer Steve King on Steve King has an approval rating of 79% among the company's employees.

What other stocks do shareholders of Dave & Buster's Entertainment own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Dave & Buster's Entertainment investors own include Micron Technology (MU), NVIDIA (NVDA), Carnival Co. & (CCL), Alibaba Group (BABA), Walt Disney (DIS), Intel (INTC), PayPal (PYPL), Advanced Micro Devices (AMD), Delta Air Lines (DAL) and Tesla (TSLA).

Who are Dave & Buster's Entertainment's major shareholders?

Dave & Buster's Entertainment's stock is owned by many different institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Portman Square Capital LLP (0.00%), Raymond James Financial Services Advisors Inc. (0.38%), State of Alaska Department of Revenue (0.05%), Maryland State Retirement & Pension System (0.03%) and GAMMA Investing LLC (0.00%). Insiders that own company stock include Antonio Pineiro, Ashley Zickefoose, Brandon Charles Coleman III, Brian Jenkins, Christopher Daniel Morris, John Mulleady, John Paul Hurtado, Kevin M Sheehan, Les Lehner, Michael J Griffith, Michael Joseph Metzinger, Michael Quartieri, Path D Fund Lp Hill, Randall L Jones, Robert William Edmund, Scott Justin Bowman, Stephen M King, Steve Klohn and Tony Wehner.
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How do I buy shares of Dave & Buster's Entertainment?

Shares of PLAY stock can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Charles Schwab, E*TRADE, Fidelity, and Vanguard Brokerage Services.
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This page (NASDAQ:PLAY) was last updated on 4/23/2024 by Staff

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