Dave & Buster's Entertainment, Inc. owns and operates entertainment and dining venues for adults and families in North America.
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Reasonable growth potential and fair value.
Share Price & News
How has Dave & Buster's Entertainment's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: 9DB's share price has been volatile over the past 3 months.
7 Day Return
1 Year Return
Return vs Industry: 9DB underperformed the German Hospitality industry which returned -34.8% over the past year.
Return vs Market: 9DB underperformed the German Market which returned 3% over the past year.
Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is Dave & Buster's Entertainment's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
No news available
Is Dave & Buster's Entertainment undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?
Undervalued compared to fair value
Share Price vs. Fair Value
Below Fair Value: 9DB (€11.2) is trading below our estimate of fair value (€21.64)
Significantly Below Fair Value: 9DB is trading below fair value by more than 20%.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: 9DB is poor value based on its PE Ratio (27.4x) compared to the Hospitality industry average (22x).
PE vs Market: 9DB is poor value based on its PE Ratio (27.4x) compared to the German market (21.1x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: 9DB is good value based on its PEG Ratio (0.2x)
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: 9DB is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (2.3x) compared to the DE Hospitality industry average (2x).
How is Dave & Buster's Entertainment forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 12 analysts?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: 9DB's forecast earnings growth (142.2% per year) is above the savings rate (0.2%).
Earnings vs Market: 9DB's earnings (142.2% per year) are forecast to grow faster than the German market (22.4% per year).
High Growth Earnings: earnings are expected to grow significantly over the next 3 years.
Revenue vs Market: 9DB's revenue (18.4% per year) is forecast to grow faster than the German market (5.9% per year).
High Growth Revenue: 9DB's revenue (18.4% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: 9DB's Return on Equity is forecast to be low in 3 years time (1.4%).
How has Dave & Buster's Entertainment performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: 9DB has a large one-off loss of $11.5M impacting its May 3 2020 financial results.
Growing Profit Margin: 9DB's current net profit margins (1.2%) are lower than last year (9.1%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: 9DB's earnings have grown by 12.1% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: 9DB's has had negative earnings growth over the past year, so it can't be compared to its 5-year average.
Earnings vs Industry: 9DB had negative earnings growth (-87.9%) over the past year, making it difficult to compare to the Hospitality industry average (-15.6%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: 9DB's Return on Equity (7.4%) is considered low.
How is Dave & Buster's Entertainment's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: 9DB's short term assets ($229.8M) do not cover its short term liabilities ($316.7M).
Long Term Liabilities: 9DB's short term assets ($229.8M) do not cover its long term liabilities ($2.1B).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: 9DB's debt to equity ratio (398.8%) is considered high.
Reducing Debt: 9DB's debt to equity ratio has increased from 150.7% to 398.8% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: 9DB's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (28.6%).
Interest Coverage: 9DB's interest payments on its debt are not well covered by EBIT (1.8x coverage).
What is Dave & Buster's Entertainment current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Forecast Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate 9DB's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.
High Dividend: Unable to evaluate 9DB's dividend yield against the top 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if 9DB's dividends per share have been stable in the past.
Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if 9DB's dividend payments have been increasing.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: 9DB is not paying a notable dividend for the German market.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: No need to calculate the sustainability of 9DB's dividend in 3 years as they are not forecast to pay a notable one for the German market.
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Brian Jenkins (58yo)
Mr. Brian A. Jenkins serves as Chief Executive Officer at Dave & Buster's Entertainment, Inc. since August 05, 2018 and its Director since September 13, 2018. Mr. Jenkins was Senior Vice President and Chie ...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Brian's total compensation ($USD3.04M) is above average for companies of similar size in the German market ($USD1.43M).
Compensation vs Earnings: Brian's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.
|CEO & Director||1.92yrs||US$3.04m||0.35% $1.9m|
|Senior VP & CFO||1.17yrs||US$1.18m||0.089% $480.9k|
|COO & Senior VP||3.58yrs||US$1.37m||0.14% $770.3k|
|Senior Vice President of Supply Chain & Business Development||1.17yrs||US$460.36k||0.031% $168.1k|
|Senior Vice President of Real Estate & Development||8.25yrs||US$1.18m||0.095% $513.7k|
|VP of Accounting & Controller||15.5yrs||no data||0.027% $146.4k|
|Senior VP & Chief Information Officer||1.17yrs||no data||no data|
|General Counsel||1.75yrs||no data||0.066% $356.8k|
|Senior VP & Chief Marketing Officer||0.42yr||no data||0.046% $252.2k|
|Senior Vice President of Entertainment & Games Strategy||7.67yrs||US$701.72k||0.050% $271.8k|
Experienced Management: 9DB's management team is not considered experienced ( 1.8 years average tenure), which suggests a new team.
|CEO & Director||1.92yrs||US$3.04m||0.35% $1.9m|
|Independent Director||0.17yr||no data||no data|
|Independent Director||8.75yrs||US$209.96k||0.17% $919.3k|
|Chairman of the Board||3yrs||US$264.96k||0.14% $761.2k|
|Independent Director||8.75yrs||US$207.46k||0.067% $365.4k|
|Independent Director||3.25yrs||US$189.96k||0.036% $197.4k|
|Lead Independent Director||2.5yrs||US$254.96k||0.10% $555.0k|
|Independent Director||4.25yrs||US$189.96k||0.039% $213.2k|
|Independent Director||5.25yrs||US$197.46k||0.043% $234.1k|
Experienced Board: 9DB's board of directors are considered experienced (3.3 years average tenure).
Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?
Insider Trading Volume
Insider Buying: 9DB insiders have only sold shares in the past 3 months.
Recent Insider Transactions
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have been diluted in the past year, with total shares outstanding growing by 30.5%.
Dave & Buster's Entertainment, Inc.'s company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Dave & Buster's Entertainment, Inc.
- Ticker: 9DB
- Exchange: DB
- Founded: 1982
- Industry: Restaurants
- Sector: Consumer Services
- Market Cap: US$613.801m
- Listing Market Cap: US$543.337m
- Shares outstanding: 47.45m
- Website: https://ir.daveandbusters.com
Number of Employees
- Dave & Buster's Entertainment, Inc.
- 2481 Mañana Drive
- United States
|Ticker||Exchange||Primary Security||Security Type||Country||Currency||Listed on|
|PLAY||NasdaqGS (Nasdaq Global Select)||Yes||Common Stock||US||USD||Oct 2014|
|9DB||DB (Deutsche Boerse AG)||Yes||Common Stock||DE||EUR||Oct 2014|
Dave & Buster's Entertainment, Inc. owns and operates entertainment and dining venues for adults and families in North America. 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 February 2, 2020, it owned and operated 136 stores located in 39 states, Puerto Rico, and one Canadian Province. The company was founded in 1982 and is headquartered in Dallas, Texas.
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2020/07/07 21:28|
|End of Day Share Price||2020/07/07 00:00|
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