NASDAQ:PLAY - Dave & Buster's Entertainment Stock Price, Price Target & More

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$54.89 -0.51 (-0.92 %)
(As of 06/19/2018 06:00 AM ET)
Previous Close$54.89
Today's Range$54.58 - $55.4954
52-Week Range$37.85 - $69.99
Volume1.01 million shs
Average Volume1.62 million shs
Market Capitalization$2.18 billion
P/E Ratio21.11
Dividend YieldN/A
Dave & BusterDave & 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 April 3, 2018, it owned and operated 110 stores in 37 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


Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.77
Current Ratio0.44
Quick Ratio0.31


Trailing P/E Ratio21.11
Forward P/E Ratio20.11
P/E Growth1.37

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$1.14 billion
Price / Sales1.90
Cash Flow$5.2028 per share
Price / Cash10.55
Book Value$10.36 per share
Price / Book5.30


EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$2.60
Net Income$120.94 million
Net Margins10.30%
Return on Equity25.83%
Return on Assets9.44%


Outstanding Shares39,370,000

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

Dave & Buster's Entertainment announced that its board has initiated a stock buyback program on Saturday, September 9th 2017, which permits the company to repurchase $100,000,000.00 in outstanding shares, according to EventVestor. This repurchase authorization permits the company to repurchase up to 4.7% of its stock through open market purchases. Stock repurchase programs are often an indication that the company's management believes its stock is undervalued.

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

Dave & Buster's Entertainment Inc (NASDAQ:PLAY) issued its earnings results on Monday, June, 11th. The restaurant operator reported $1.04 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping analysts' consensus estimates of $0.93 by $0.11. The restaurant operator earned $332.20 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $321.57 million. Dave & Buster's Entertainment had a return on equity of 25.83% and a net margin of 10.30%. Dave & Buster's Entertainment's quarterly revenue was up 9.2% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the prior year, the company posted $0.98 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, September, 4th 2018. 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 FY19 earnings guidance on Tuesday, April, 3rd. The company provided EPS guidance of $2.32-2.68 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of $2.80. The company issued revenue guidance of $1.20-1.24 billion, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $1.25 billion.

What price target have analysts set for PLAY?

9 analysts have issued twelve-month target prices for Dave & Buster's Entertainment's stock. Their predictions range from $54.00 to $80.00. On average, they anticipate Dave & Buster's Entertainment's stock price to reach $64.4444 in the next year. View Analyst Ratings for Dave & Buster's Entertainment.

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. Stephen M. King, Chairman & CEO (Age 60)
  • Mr. Brian A. Jenkins, Sr. VP & CFO (Age 56)
  • Mr. Jay L. Tobin, Sr. VP, Gen. Counsel & Sec. (Age 60)
  • Mr. John P. Gleason, Chief Marketing Officer & Sr. VP (Age 53)
  • Mr. John B. Mulleady, Sr. VP of Devel. (Age 57)

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

Media coverage about PLAY stock has been trending somewhat positive on Tuesday, according to Accern Sentiment. Accern rates the sentiment of press coverage by monitoring more than 20 million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Dave & Buster's Entertainment earned a news sentiment score of 0.15 on Accern's scale. They also gave news coverage about the restaurant operator an impact score of 46.32 out of 100, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company's share price in the immediate future.

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 shareholders include BlackRock Inc. (18.52%), Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA (4.68%), Summit Trail Advisors LLC (3.17%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (2.82%), Eagle Asset Management Inc. (2.28%) and Van Berkom & Associates Inc. (2.00%). Company insiders that own Dave & Buster's Entertainment stock include Alan J Lacy, Brian Jenkins, Dolf A Berle, J Michael Plunkett, Jay L Tobin, John Mulleady, John P Gleason, Jonathan S Halkyard, Joseph Benjamin Deprospero, Kevin M Sheehan, Margo Lynn Manning, Michael Joseph Metzinger and Stephen M King. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Dave & Buster's Entertainment.

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

PLAY stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Amundi Pioneer Asset Management Inc., Allianz Asset Management GmbH, Allianz Asset Management GmbH, JPMorgan Chase & Co., Gratia Capital LLC, UBS Group AG, Kornitzer Capital Management Inc. KS and Highbridge Capital Management LLC. Company insiders that have sold Dave & Buster's Entertainment company stock in the last year include Brian Jenkins, J Michael Plunkett, Jay L Tobin, John Mulleady, John P Gleason, Margo Lynn Manning and Stephen M King. View Insider Buying and Selling for Dave & Buster's Entertainment.

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

PLAY stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including BlackRock Inc., Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA, Summit Trail Advisors LLC, Van Berkom & Associates Inc., Interval Partners LP, Toronto Dominion Bank, Royal Bank of Canada and The Manufacturers Life Insurance Company . 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 $54.89.

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

Dave & Buster's Entertainment has a market capitalization of $2.18 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.

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 (PLAY)

Community Ranking:  3.1 out of 5 (star star star)
Outperform Votes:  302 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  186 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  488
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 6/19/2018 by Staff

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