NASDAQ:PLAY - Dave & Buster's Entertainment Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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$50.71 -0.84 (-1.63 %)
(As of 01/18/2019 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$50.71
Today's Range$50.65 - $52.17
52-Week Range$37.85 - $67.05
Volume953,471 shs
Average Volume846,925 shs
Market Capitalization$1.99 billion
P/E Ratio19.50
Dividend Yield1.16%
Beta0.95
Dave & Buster's Entertainment, Inc. owns and operates entertainment and dining venues for adults and families. Its venues offer a menu of entrées 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 September 14, 2018, it owned and operated 117 stores in 38 states, Puerto Rico, and Canada. The company was founded in 1982 and is headquartered in Dallas, Texas.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Eating places
Sub-IndustryN/A
SectorRetail/Wholesale
Current SymbolNASDAQ:PLAY
CUSIPN/A
Phone214-357-9588

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$1.14 billion
Cash Flow$5.1640 per share
Book Value$10.36 per share

Profitability

Net Income$120.94 million

Miscellaneous

Employees14,840
Market Cap$1.99 billion
OptionableOptionable

Dave & Buster's Entertainment (NASDAQ:PLAY) Frequently Asked Questions

What is Dave & Buster's Entertainment's stock symbol?

Dave & Buster's Entertainment trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "PLAY."

How often does Dave & Buster's Entertainment pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Dave & Buster's Entertainment?

Dave & Buster's Entertainment declared a quarterly dividend on Monday, December 17th. Investors of record on Wednesday, December 26th will be paid a dividend of $0.15 per share on Thursday, January 10th. This represents a $0.60 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 1.18%. The ex-dividend date is Monday, December 24th. View Dave & Buster's Entertainment's Dividend History.

How will Dave & Buster's Entertainment's stock buyback program work?

Dave & Buster's Entertainment declared that its Board of Directors has approved a share buyback plan on Saturday, September 9th 2017, which permits the company to buyback $100,000,000.00 in shares, according to EventVestor. This buyback authorization permits the company to purchase up to 4.7% of its shares through open market purchases. Shares buyback plans are generally an indication that the company's board believes its stock is undervalued.

How were Dave & Buster's Entertainment's earnings last quarter?

Dave & Buster's Entertainment Inc (NASDAQ:PLAY) released its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, December, 11th. The restaurant operator reported $0.30 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.24 by $0.06. The restaurant operator had revenue of $282.14 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $277.28 million. Dave & Buster's Entertainment had a net margin of 9.97% and a return on equity of 26.28%. The firm's revenue was up 12.9% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the prior year, the company earned $0.27 earnings per share. View Dave & Buster's Entertainment's Earnings History.

When is Dave & Buster's Entertainment's next earnings date?

Dave & Buster's Entertainment is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, April 2nd 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Dave & Buster's Entertainment.

What guidance has Dave & Buster's Entertainment issued on next quarter's earnings?

Dave & Buster's Entertainment updated its FY 2018 earnings guidance on Tuesday, December, 11th. The company provided EPS guidance of for the period. The company issued revenue guidance of $1.243-1.255 billion, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $1.25 billion.

What price target have analysts set for PLAY?

11 brokers have issued 12 month target prices for Dave & Buster's Entertainment's stock. Their predictions range from $58.00 to $72.00. On average, they anticipate Dave & Buster's Entertainment's share price to reach $64.30 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 26.8% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Dave & Buster's Entertainment.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Dave & Buster's Entertainment?

11 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Dave & Buster's Entertainment in the last year. There are currently 1 hold rating and 10 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for Dave & Buster's Entertainment.

What are Wall Street analysts saying about Dave & Buster's Entertainment stock?

Here are some recent quotes from research analysts about Dave & Buster's Entertainment stock:
  • 1. According to Zacks Investment Research, "Dave & Buster's shares have outperformed the industry in the past six months. We are encouraged by the company’s growth trajectory after it posted better-than-expected results in the lasrt-reported quarter. Moreover, earnings estimates for the current fiscal year and next year have also increased over the past 60 days, reflecting analyst's optimism over the company's earnings potential. The company’s unique business model with increased dependence on gaming, sets it apart and we expect the company’s entertainment business to carry the growth story forward. Consistent efforts to build sales and improve margins through various initiatives have also been key growth drivers. However, rising labor costs and a non-franchised business model might hurt profits." (12/6/2018)
  • 2. Maxim Group analysts commented, "Dave & Buster’s (PLAY) reported F2Q18 (July) results EPS of $0.84, easily beating our $0.66 estimate and the $0.67 Street mean." (9/14/2018)

Has Dave & Buster's Entertainment been receiving favorable news coverage?

News stories about PLAY stock have been trending somewhat positive this week, InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis reports. InfoTrie identifies negative and positive news coverage by monitoring more than six thousand blog and news sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Dave & Buster's Entertainment earned a news impact score of 0.9 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned news articles about the restaurant operator a news buzz of 2.0 out of 10, meaning that recent news coverage is very unlikely to have an impact on the company's share price in the near term.

Who are some of Dave & Buster's Entertainment's key competitors?

Who are Dave & Buster's Entertainment's key executives?

Dave & Buster's Entertainment's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Brian A. Jenkins, CEO & Director (Age 57)
  • Ms. Margo L. Manning, COO & Sr. VP (Age 54)
  • Mr. John B. Mulleady, Sr. VP of Devel. (Age 58)
  • Mr. Joseph Benjamin DeProspero, VP of Fin. & Interim Chief Financial Officer (Age 44)
  • Mr. Michael J. Metzinger, VP of Accounting & Controller (Age 62)

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

Dave & Buster's Entertainment's stock is owned by a number of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Peregrine Capital Management LLC (1.11%), Kirr Marbach & Co. LLC IN (0.43%), Scout Investments Inc. (0.24%), Louisiana State Employees Retirement System (0.04%), State of Alaska Department of Revenue (0.03%) and Oak Asset Management LLC (0.03%). Company insiders that own Dave & Buster's Entertainment stock include Alan J Lacy, Brian Jenkins, J Michael Plunkett, Jay L Tobin, John Mulleady, John P Gleason, Jonathan S Halkyard, Joseph Benjamin Deprospero, Kevin M Sheehan, Margo Lynn Manning and Stephen M King. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Dave & Buster's Entertainment.

Which institutional investors are selling Dave & Buster's Entertainment stock?

PLAY stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Peregrine Capital Management LLC, Louisiana State Employees Retirement System and Oak Asset Management LLC. Company insiders that have sold Dave & Buster's Entertainment company stock in the last year include Brian Jenkins, J Michael Plunkett, John Mulleady, John P Gleason, Margo Lynn Manning and Stephen M King. View Insider Buying and Selling for Dave & Buster's Entertainment.

Which institutional investors are buying Dave & Buster's Entertainment stock?

PLAY stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Scout Investments Inc., Virtu Financial LLC, Cerebellum GP LLC, Meeder Asset Management Inc., Kirr Marbach & Co. LLC IN and State of Alaska Department of Revenue. View Insider Buying and Selling for Dave & Buster's Entertainment.

How do I buy shares of Dave & Buster's Entertainment?

Shares of PLAY can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Dave & Buster's Entertainment's stock price today?

One share of PLAY stock can currently be purchased for approximately $50.71.

How big of a company is Dave & Buster's Entertainment?

Dave & Buster's Entertainment has a market capitalization of $1.99 billion and generates $1.14 billion in revenue each year. The restaurant operator earns $120.94 million in net income (profit) each year or $2.60 on an earnings per share basis. Dave & Buster's Entertainment employs 14,840 workers across the globe.

What is Dave & Buster's Entertainment's official website?

The official website for Dave & Buster's Entertainment is http://www.daveandbusters.com.

How can I contact Dave & Buster's Entertainment?

Dave & Buster's Entertainment's mailing address is 2481 MANANA DRIVE, DALLAS TX, 75220. The restaurant operator can be reached via phone at 214-357-9588.


MarketBeat Community Rating for Dave & Buster's Entertainment (NASDAQ PLAY)

Community Ranking:  3.0 out of 5 (star star star)
Outperform Votes:  365 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  246 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  611
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Dave & Buster's Entertainment and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe PLAY will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe PLAY will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 1/19/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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