Dave & Buster's Entertainment, Inc.

NasdaqGS:PLAY Stock Report

Market Cap: US$1.6b

Dave & Buster's Entertainment Management

Management criteria checks 3/4

We currently do not have sufficient information about the CEO.

Key information

Chris Morris

Chief executive officer

US$2.3m

Total compensation

CEO salary percentage33.3%
CEO tenure2yrs
CEO ownership0.2%
Management average tenure1.9yrs
Board average tenure5.3yrs

Recent management updates

Recent updates

Dave & Buster's Earnings: Game On, Less Than 3x EBITDA

Jun 13

Dave & Buster's Entertainment, Inc.'s (NASDAQ:PLAY) Intrinsic Value Is Potentially 61% Above Its Share Price

Jun 01
Dave & Buster's Entertainment, Inc.'s (NASDAQ:PLAY) Intrinsic Value Is Potentially 61% Above Its Share Price

Potential Upside For Dave & Buster's Entertainment, Inc. (NASDAQ:PLAY) Not Without Risk

Apr 26
Potential Upside For Dave & Buster's Entertainment, Inc. (NASDAQ:PLAY) Not Without Risk

Dave & Buster's Q4 Earnings: Ready To Move Higher, 4x EBITDA

Apr 03

Here's Why Dave & Buster's Entertainment (NASDAQ:PLAY) Has A Meaningful Debt Burden

Feb 27
Here's Why Dave & Buster's Entertainment (NASDAQ:PLAY) Has A Meaningful Debt Burden

Is Dave & Buster's Entertainment, Inc. (NASDAQ:PLAY) Expensive For A Reason? A Look At Its Intrinsic Value

Jan 24
Is Dave & Buster's Entertainment, Inc. (NASDAQ:PLAY) Expensive For A Reason? A Look At Its Intrinsic Value

A Piece Of The Puzzle Missing From Dave & Buster's Entertainment, Inc.'s (NASDAQ:PLAY) 33% Share Price Climb

Dec 20
A Piece Of The Puzzle Missing From Dave & Buster's Entertainment, Inc.'s (NASDAQ:PLAY) 33% Share Price Climb

If EPS Growth Is Important To You, Dave & Buster's Entertainment (NASDAQ:PLAY) Presents An Opportunity

Dec 07
If EPS Growth Is Important To You, Dave & Buster's Entertainment (NASDAQ:PLAY) Presents An Opportunity

Is Dave & Buster's Entertainment (NASDAQ:PLAY) Using Too Much Debt?

Nov 15
Is Dave & Buster's Entertainment (NASDAQ:PLAY) Using Too Much Debt?

Does This Valuation Of Dave & Buster's Entertainment, Inc. (NASDAQ:PLAY) Imply Investors Are Overpaying?

Sep 09
Does This Valuation Of Dave & Buster's Entertainment, Inc. (NASDAQ:PLAY) Imply Investors Are Overpaying?

Here's Why Dave & Buster's Entertainment (NASDAQ:PLAY) Has A Meaningful Debt Burden

Aug 14
Here's Why Dave & Buster's Entertainment (NASDAQ:PLAY) Has A Meaningful Debt Burden

At US$33.42, Is It Time To Put Dave & Buster's Entertainment, Inc. (NASDAQ:PLAY) On Your Watch List?

May 26
At US$33.42, Is It Time To Put Dave & Buster's Entertainment, Inc. (NASDAQ:PLAY) On Your Watch List?

Dave & Buster's Entertainment (NASDAQ:PLAY) Has A Somewhat Strained Balance Sheet

May 09
Dave & Buster's Entertainment (NASDAQ:PLAY) Has A Somewhat Strained Balance Sheet

Calculating The Intrinsic Value Of Dave & Buster's Entertainment, Inc. (NASDAQ:PLAY)

Feb 23
Calculating The Intrinsic Value Of Dave & Buster's Entertainment, Inc. (NASDAQ:PLAY)

These 4 Measures Indicate That Dave & Buster's Entertainment (NASDAQ:PLAY) Is Using Debt Extensively

Feb 06
These 4 Measures Indicate That Dave & Buster's Entertainment (NASDAQ:PLAY) Is Using Debt Extensively

Should You Investigate Dave & Buster's Entertainment, Inc. (NASDAQ:PLAY) At US$40.97?

Jan 20
Should You Investigate Dave & Buster's Entertainment, Inc. (NASDAQ:PLAY) At US$40.97?

An Intrinsic Calculation For Dave & Buster's Entertainment, Inc. (NASDAQ:PLAY) Suggests It's 37% Undervalued

Nov 23
An Intrinsic Calculation For Dave & Buster's Entertainment, Inc. (NASDAQ:PLAY) Suggests It's 37% Undervalued

Does Dave & Buster's Entertainment (NASDAQ:PLAY) Have A Healthy Balance Sheet?

Nov 02
Does Dave & Buster's Entertainment (NASDAQ:PLAY) Have A Healthy Balance Sheet?

Dave and Buster's to open 11 new entertainment sites across Middle East

Sep 14

Dave & Buster's Q2 2023 Earnings Preview

Sep 06

Dave & Buster's: Initiating Coverage On U.S. Consumer Play

Aug 24

Dave & Buster's Entertainment makes key appointments

Jul 11

Dave & Buster's: Enticing In Light Of The Most Awaited Summer Break

Jun 08

Dave & Buster's: Not Playing After Renewed Leverage

May 07

Why Dave & Buster's Busted A Move Today

Mar 29

Enough Ukraine Uncertainty: Let 'Dave & Buster's' PLAY On Your Investment Values

Feb 25

Had Enough Covid Agony? Let Dave & Buster's Play On Your Investment Values

Dec 10

Dave & Buster's Posted Record Q2 FY 2021 Earnings, Offered Solid Q3 Guidance, And The Shorts Keep Shorting

Sep 14

Earnings Plays For Dave & Buster's

Sep 02

Dave & Buster's: Perhaps The Next Meme Stock As The Shorts Are Trapped

Jun 14

Dave & Buster's recommended at William Blair with sales seen almost fully recovering

May 05

CEO Compensation Analysis

How has Chris Morris's remuneration changed compared to Dave & Buster's Entertainment's earnings?
DateTotal CompensationSalaryCompany Earnings
May 05 2024n/an/a

US$98m

Feb 04 2024US$2mUS$764k

US$127m

Oct 29 2023n/an/a

US$130m

Jul 30 2023n/an/a

US$137m

Apr 30 2023n/an/a

US$140m

Jan 29 2023US$13mUS$434k

US$137m

Compensation vs Market: Chris's total compensation ($USD2.30M) is below average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD5.67M).

Compensation vs Earnings: Chris's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.


CEO

Chris Morris (53 yo)

2yrs

Tenure

US$2,298,273

Compensation

Mr. Christopher D. Morris, also known as Chris, serves as Chief Executive Officer and Director of Dave & Buster's Entertainment, Inc. since June 29, 2022. He served as President and Chief Executive Officer...


Leadership Team

NamePositionTenureCompensationOwnership
Christopher Morris
CEO & Director2yrsUS$2.30m0.18%
$ 2.9m
Tony Wehner
Chief Operating Officer1.9yrsUS$734.92k0.085%
$ 1.4m
Megan Tobin
Chief Marketing Officerless than a yearUS$2.21m0.036%
$ 598.7k
John Mulleady
Chief Development Officer12.2yrsUS$738.89k0.15%
$ 2.4m
Darin Harper
Chief Financial Officerno datano datano data
Randall Jones
VP of Accounting & Controller1.9yrsno datano data
Steven Klohn
Chief Technology Officer & Information Officer1.9yrsno data0.081%
$ 1.3m
Cory Hatton
VP of Investor Relations & Treasurer1.7yrsno datano data
Bryan McCrory
VP, General Counsel & Secretary1.8yrsno datano data
Antonio Bautista
Chief International Development Officer2.5yrsUS$3.53m0.064%
$ 1.1m
Les Lehner
Chief Procurement Officer & Head of Main Event Development1.9yrsno data0.076%
$ 1.2m

1.9yrs

Average Tenure

52.5yo

Average Age

Experienced Management: PLAY's management team is not considered experienced ( 1.9 years average tenure), which suggests a new team.


Board Members

NamePositionTenureCompensationOwnership
Christopher Morris
CEO & Director2yrsUS$2.30m0.18%
$ 2.9m
Kevin Sheehan
Independent Chair of the Board12.7yrsUS$338.06k0.38%
$ 6.3m
Hamish Dodds
Independent Director7.2yrsUS$233.06k0.074%
$ 1.2m
Michael Griffith
Independent Director12.7yrsUS$218.06k0.14%
$ 2.3m
Jennifer Storms
Independent Director8.2yrsUS$233.06k0.078%
$ 1.3m
James Chambers
Independent Director3.5yrsUS$233.06k0.024%
$ 395.0k
Gail Mandel
Independent Director2.2yrsUS$223.06k0.022%
$ 365.0k
Atish Shah
Independent Director3.2yrsUS$238.06k0.029%
$ 484.3k

5.3yrs

Average Tenure

54yo

Average Age

Experienced Board: PLAY's board of directors are considered experienced (5.3 years average tenure).


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