Dave & Buster's Entertainment Inc. (PLAY): Price and Financial Metrics

Dave & Buster's Entertainment Inc. (PLAY): $47.29

1.59 (+3.48%)

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PLAY Price/Volume Stats

Current price $47.29 52-week high $47.45
Prev. close $45.70 52-week low $31.65
Day low $45.00 Volume 1,309,300
Day high $47.45 Avg. volume 1,149,375
50-day MA $37.33 Dividend yield N/A
200-day MA $38.16 Market Cap 1.90B

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  • PLAY scores best on the Value dimension, with a Value rank ahead of 83.93% of US stocks.
  • PLAY's strongest trending metric is Sentiment; it's been moving down over the last 177 days.
  • PLAY's current lowest rank is in the Sentiment metric (where it is better than 10.45% of US stocks).

PLAY Stock Summary

  • The capital turnover (annual revenue relative to shareholder's equity) for PLAY is 6.95 -- better than 94.24% of US stocks.
  • Of note is the ratio of DAVE & BUSTER'S ENTERTAINMENT INC's sales and general administrative expense to its total operating expenses; only 2.88% of US stocks have a lower such ratio.
  • Equity multiplier, or assets relative to shareholders' equity, comes in at 10.28 for DAVE & BUSTER'S ENTERTAINMENT INC; that's greater than it is for 90.4% of US stocks.
  • If you're looking for stocks that are quantitatively similar to DAVE & BUSTER'S ENTERTAINMENT INC, a group of peers worth examining would be CAKE, PARR, LUMN, CNA, and JRVR.
  • PLAY's SEC filings can be seen here. And to visit DAVE & BUSTER'S ENTERTAINMENT INC's official web site, go to ir.daveandbusters.com.

PLAY Valuation Summary

  • PLAY's price/earnings ratio is 13.5; this is 21.74% lower than that of the median Communication Services stock.
  • PLAY's price/sales ratio has moved down 0.3 over the prior 111 months.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for PLAY.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
PLAY 2023-12-01 0.8 5.9 13.5 15.8
PLAY 2023-11-30 0.8 5.6 12.9 15.5
PLAY 2023-11-29 0.8 5.6 12.8 15.4
PLAY 2023-11-28 0.8 5.4 12.4 15.3
PLAY 2023-11-27 0.8 5.5 12.5 15.3
PLAY 2023-11-24 0.8 5.3 12.2 15.2

PLAY Growth Metrics

    Its 2 year price growth rate is now at 385.59%.
  • Its 4 year price growth rate is now at -83.6%.
  • Its 5 year price growth rate is now at -83.6%.
Over the past 15 months, PLAY's revenue has gone up $874,917,000.

The table below shows PLAY's growth in key financial areas (numbers in millions of US dollars).

Date Revenue Operating Cash Flow Net Income to Common Stock
2022-12-31 1,743.768 385.595 123.64
2022-09-30 1,580.538 318.097 132.307
2022-06-30 1,489.817 354.526 155.989
2022-03-31 1,304.056 283.128 108.64
2021-12-31 1,077.775 181.028 26.205
2021-09-30 868.851 162.368 -32.423

PLAY's Quality Factors

The “Quality” component of the POWR Ratings focuses on 31 different factors of a companies fundamentals and operational strength. Here are some key insights as we drill into the specifics of these quality attributes.
  • PLAY has a Quality Grade of C, ranking ahead of 69.11% of graded US stocks.
  • PLAY's asset turnover comes in at 0.368 -- ranking 55th of 79 Restaraunts Hotels Motels stocks.
  • TXRH, CAKE, and CHUY are the stocks whose asset turnover ratios are most correlated with PLAY.

The table below shows PLAY's key quality metrics over time.

Period Asset Turnover Gross Margin ROIC
2021-08-01 0.368 0.844 0.001
2021-05-02 0.224 0.840 -0.043
2021-01-31 0.176 0.828 -0.069
2020-11-01 0.268 0.828 -0.044
2020-08-02 0.348 0.826 -0.027
2020-05-03 0.486 0.827 0.008

PLAY Price Target

For more insight on analysts targets of PLAY, see our PLAY price target page. And for a list of of all stocks sorted by upside potential based on analyst target price, see our Top Price Target page.

Average Price Target $49.56 Average Broker Recommendation 1.59 (Moderate Buy)

Dave & Buster's Entertainment Inc. (PLAY) Company Bio

Dave & Buster's Entertainment Inc is an owner and operator of high-volume venues that combine dining and entertainment in North America for both adults and families. The company was founded by Davide Corriveau and James “Buster” Corley and the pair opened their first establishment in Dallas in 1982. Each venue offers a wide variety of arcade, video, and virtual reality games combined with dining choices ranging from wings to steaks. Dave and Buster’s has over 110 locations across the country and Brian A. Jenkins serves as the company’s Chief Executive Officer.

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Latest PLAY News From Around the Web

Below are the latest news stories about DAVE & BUSTER'S ENTERTAINMENT INC that investors may wish to consider to help them evaluate PLAY as an investment opportunity.

Dave & Buster’s Entertainment, Inc. (NASDAQ:PLAY) Q3 2023 Earnings Call Transcript

Dave & Buster’s Entertainment, Inc. (NASDAQ:PLAY) Q3 2023 Earnings Call Transcript December 5, 2023 Dave & Buster’s Entertainment, Inc. beats earnings expectations. Reported EPS is $0.01, expectations were $-0.22. Operator: Good day, and welcome to the Dave & Buster’s Third Quarter 2023 Earnings Conference Call. [Operator Instructions] Please note this event is being recorded. I […]

Yahoo | December 8, 2023

Here's Why Dave & Buster's Entertainment (NASDAQ:PLAY) Has Caught The Eye Of Investors

The excitement of investing in a company that can reverse its fortunes is a big draw for some speculators, so even...

Yahoo | December 7, 2023

Dave & Buster's (PLAY) Q3 Earnings: Taking a Look at Key Metrics Versus Estimates

The headline numbers for Dave & Buster's (PLAY) give insight into how the company performed in the quarter ended October 2023, but it may be worthwhile to compare some of its key metrics to Wall Street estimates and the year-ago actuals.

Yahoo | December 5, 2023

Dave & Buster's (PLAY) Q3 Earnings Beat Estimates

Dave & Buster's (PLAY) delivered earnings and revenue surprises of 104.55% and 1.01%, respectively, for the quarter ended October 2023. Do the numbers hold clues to what lies ahead for the stock?

Yahoo | December 5, 2023

Dave & Buster's Entertainment Inc (PLAY) Faces Revenue Dip Amid Strategic Growth Efforts

Third Quarter Earnings Reveal Mixed Results and Share Repurchase Initiative

Yahoo | December 5, 2023

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PLAY Price Returns

1-mo 35.58%
3-mo 36.28%
6-mo 22.32%
1-year 36.32%
3-year 84.51%
5-year -8.25%
YTD 33.44%
2022 -7.71%
2021 27.91%
2020 -24.97%
2019 -8.87%
2018 -18.76%

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