Dave & Buster's Entertainment, Inc. owns and operates entertainment and dining venues for adults and families in North America. More Details
Exceptional growth potential with weak fundamentals.
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: PLAY is more volatile than 75% of US stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 14% a week.
Volatility Over Time: PLAY's weekly volatility has decreased from 23% to 14% over the past year, but is still higher than 75% of US stocks.
7 Day Return
1 Year Return
Return vs Industry: PLAY underperformed the US Hospitality industry which returned -7.4% over the past year.
Return vs Market: PLAY underperformed the US Market which returned 22.8% over the past year.
Long-Term 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
9 months ago | Simply Wall StDave & Buster's Entertainment, Inc. (NASDAQ:PLAY) Analysts Are Cutting Their Estimates: Here's What You Need To Know
9 months ago | Simply Wall StHow Does Dave & Buster's Entertainment, Inc. (NASDAQ:PLAY) Fare As A Dividend Stock?
10 months ago | Simply Wall StDave & Buster's Entertainment, Inc. (NASDAQ:PLAY) Insiders Increased Their Holdings
Is Dave & Buster's Entertainment undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?
Price to Book (PB) ratio
Share Price vs. Fair Value
Below Fair Value: PLAY ($33.69) is trading above our estimate of fair value ($29.08)
Significantly Below Fair Value: PLAY is trading above our estimate of fair value.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: PLAY is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the US Hospitality industry average.
PE vs Market: PLAY is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the US market.
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: Insufficient data to calculate PLAY's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: PLAY is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (7.8x) compared to the US Hospitality industry average (3.2x).
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: PLAY is forecast to become profitable over the next 3 years, which is considered faster growth than the savings rate (2%).
Earnings vs Market: PLAY is forecast to become profitable over the next 3 years, which is considered above average market growth.
High Growth Earnings: PLAY's is expected to become profitable in the next 3 years.
Revenue vs Market: PLAY's revenue (33.1% per year) is forecast to grow faster than the US market (10.5% per year).
High Growth Revenue: PLAY's revenue (33.1% per year) is forecast to grow faster than 20% per year.
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: PLAY's Return on Equity is forecast to be very high in 3 years time (51.5%).
How has Dave & Buster's Entertainment performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: PLAY is currently unprofitable.
Growing Profit Margin: PLAY is currently unprofitable.
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: PLAY is unprofitable, and losses have increased over the past 5 years at a rate of 15.9% per year.
Accelerating Growth: Unable to compare PLAY's earnings growth over the past year to its 5-year average as it is currently unprofitable
Earnings vs Industry: PLAY is unprofitable, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Hospitality industry (-56.1%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: PLAY has a negative Return on Equity (-60.55%), as it is currently unprofitable.
How is Dave & Buster's Entertainment's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: PLAY's short term assets ($92.4M) do not cover its short term liabilities ($287.4M).
Long Term Liabilities: PLAY's short term assets ($92.4M) do not cover its long term liabilities ($1.9B).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: PLAY's debt to equity ratio (278.8%) is considered high.
Reducing Debt: PLAY's debt to equity ratio has increased from 110.5% to 278.8% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: PLAY's debt is not well covered by operating cash flow (6.8%).
Interest Coverage: Insufficient data to determine if PLAY's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT.
What is Dave & Buster's Entertainment current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Forecast Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate PLAY's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.
High Dividend: Unable to evaluate PLAY's dividend yield against the top 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if PLAY's dividends per share have been stable in the past.
Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if PLAY's dividend payments have been increasing.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: PLAY is not paying a notable dividend for the US market.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: No need to calculate the sustainability of PLAY's dividend in 3 years as they are not forecast to pay a notable one for the US market.
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Brian Jenkins (58 yo)
Mr. Brian A. Jenkins serves as Chief Executive Officer at Dave & Buster's Entertainment, Inc. since August 05, 2018 and its Director since September 13, 2018. Mr. Jenkins was Senior Vice President and Chie...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Brian's total compensation ($USD3.04M) is about average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD3.86M).
Compensation vs Earnings: Brian's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.
|CEO & Director||2.42yrs||US$3.04m||0.36% |
|Senior VP & CFO||1.67yrs||US$1.18m||0.074% |
|COO & Senior VP||4.08yrs||US$1.37m||0.15% |
|Senior Vice President of Supply Chain & Business Development||1.67yrs||US$460.36k||0.031% |
|Senior Vice President of Real Estate & Development||8.75yrs||US$1.18m||0.072% |
|VP of Accounting & Controller||16yrs||no data||0.022% |
|Senior VP & Chief Information Officer||1.67yrs||no data||0.094% |
|General Counsel||2.25yrs||no data||0.059% |
|Senior VP & Chief Marketing Officer||0.92yr||no data||0.051% |
|Senior Vice President of Entertainment & Games Strategy||8.17yrs||US$701.72k||0.056% |
|Consultant||no data||no data||no data|
Experienced Management: PLAY's management team is considered experienced (2.3 years average tenure).
|CEO & Director||2.42yrs||US$3.04m||0.36% |
|Independent Director||0.67yr||no data||no data|
|Independent Director||9.25yrs||US$209.96k||0.17% |
|Chairman of the Board||3.5yrs||US$264.96k||0.17% |
|Independent Director||9.25yrs||US$207.46k||0.067% |
|Independent Director||3.75yrs||US$189.96k||0.036% |
|Lead Independent Director||3yrs||US$254.96k||0.10% |
|Independent Director||4.75yrs||US$189.96k||0.039% |
|Independent Director||5.75yrs||US$197.46k||0.043% |
|Independent Director||0.083yr||no data||no data|
Experienced Board: PLAY's board of directors are considered experienced (3.6 years average tenure).
Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?
Insider Trading Volume
Insider Buying: PLAY insiders have only sold shares in the past 3 months.
Recent Insider Transactions
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have been substantially diluted in the past year, with total shares outstanding growing by 55.8%.
Dave & Buster's Entertainment, Inc.'s company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Dave & Buster's Entertainment, Inc.
- Ticker: PLAY
- Exchange: NasdaqGS
- Founded: 1982
- Industry: Restaurants
- Sector: Consumer Services
- Market Cap: US$1.605b
- Shares outstanding: 47.64m
- Website: https://ir.daveandbusters.com
Number of Employees
- Dave & Buster's Entertainment, Inc.
- 2481 MaNana 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 ...
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
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|Company Analysis||2021/01/21 23:19|
|End of Day Share Price||2021/01/21 00:00|
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