Dave & Buster's Entertainment, Inc.

NasdaqGS:PLAY Stock Report

Market Cap: US$1.6b

Dave & Buster's Entertainment Past Earnings Performance

Past criteria checks 2/6

Dave & Buster's Entertainment has been growing earnings at an average annual rate of 22.9%, while the Hospitality industry saw earnings growing at 25.8% annually. Revenues have been growing at an average rate of 18.6% per year. Dave & Buster's Entertainment's return on equity is 33.6%, and it has net margins of 4.5%.

Key information

22.9%

Earnings growth rate

18.2%

EPS growth rate

Hospitality Industry Growth19.5%
Revenue growth rate18.6%
Return on equity33.6%
Net Margin4.5%
Last Earnings Update05 May 2024

Recent past performance 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

Revenue & Expenses Breakdown

How Dave & Buster's Entertainment makes and spends money. Based on latest reported earnings, on an LTM basis.


Earnings and Revenue History

NasdaqGS:PLAY Revenue, expenses and earnings (USD Millions)
DateRevenueEarningsG+A ExpensesR&D Expenses
05 May 242,196981970
04 Feb 242,2051271980
29 Oct 232,1701301920
30 Jul 232,1841371950
30 Apr 232,1111401870
29 Jan 231,9641371850
30 Oct 221,7441241060
31 Jul 221,581132990
01 May 221,490156960
30 Jan 221,3041091160
31 Oct 211,07826770
01 Aug 21869-32670
02 May 21542-144590
31 Jan 21437-207580
01 Nov 20667-125680
02 Aug 20857-77740
03 May 201,15114830
02 Feb 201,355100880
03 Nov 191,339105870
04 Aug 191,322116860
05 May 191,297118860
03 Feb 191,265117850
04 Nov 181,238123940
05 Aug 181,206124930
06 May 181,168120920
04 Feb 181,140121810
29 Oct 171,105113850
30 Jul 171,084111840
30 Apr 171,047102810
29 Jan 171,00591780
30 Oct 1696986760
31 Jul 1693380730
01 May 1690671730
31 Jan 1686760730
01 Nov 1584051610
02 Aug 1581142610
03 May 1577516570
01 Feb 157478630
02 Nov 14711-2510
03 Aug 14690-8470
04 May 146626460
02 Feb 146362430
04 Aug 136199460

Quality Earnings: PLAY has high quality earnings.

Growing Profit Margin: PLAY's current net profit margins (4.5%) are lower than last year (6.6%).


Free Cash Flow vs Earnings Analysis


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: PLAY's earnings have grown significantly by 22.9% per year over the past 5 years.

Accelerating Growth: PLAY's has had negative earnings growth over the past year, so it can't be compared to its 5-year average.

Earnings vs Industry: PLAY had negative earnings growth (-29.9%) over the past year, making it difficult to compare to the Hospitality industry average (12.4%).


Return on Equity

High ROE: Whilst PLAY's Return on Equity (33.57%) is high, this metric is skewed due to their high level of debt.


Return on Assets


Return on Capital Employed


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