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How to buy Dave-and-Busters Entertainment stock | $37.03

Learn how to easily invest in Dave-and-Busters Entertainment stock.

Dave & Buster's Entertainment Inc is a restaurants business based in the US. Dave-and-Busters Entertainment shares (PLAY) are listed on the NASDAQ and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Dave-and-Busters Entertainment employs 7,789 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around 0.00.

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Dave-and-Busters Entertainment stock price (NASDAQ: PLAY)

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Dave-and-Busters Entertainment shares at a glance

Information last updated 2021-10-17.
Latest market close$37.03
52-week range$16.33 - $51.73
50-day moving average $37.95
200-day moving average $39.73
Wall St. target price$50.60
PE ratio N/A
Dividend yield $0.16 (0.42%)
Earnings per share (TTM) $-0.68

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Dave-and-Busters Entertainment price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the close of $37.03 from 2021-10-15

1 week (2021-10-11) -2.78%
1 month (2021-09-17) 1.67%
3 months (2021-07-16) 4.93%
6 months (2021-04-16) -15.42%
1 year (2020-10-16) 129.00%
2 years (2019-10-18) -8.16%
3 years (2018-10-18) 59.9
5 years (2016-10-18) 40.51

Is Dave-and-Busters Entertainment under- or over-valued?

Valuing Dave-and-Busters Entertainment stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of Dave-and-Busters Entertainment's overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge the value of a stock.

Dave-and-Busters Entertainment's PEG ratio

Dave-and-Busters Entertainment's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 1.48. A low ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer better value, while a higher ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer worse value.

The PEG ratio provides a broader view than just the P/E ratio, as it gives more insight into Dave-and-Busters Entertainment's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the share prices of multiple high-growth companies.

Dave-and-Busters Entertainment's EBITDA

Dave-and-Busters Entertainment's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $143.9 million.

The EBITDA is a measure of a Dave-and-Busters Entertainment's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.

Dave-and-Busters Entertainment financials

Revenue TTM $868.9 million
Operating margin TTM 0.59%
Gross profit TTM $-42,605,000
Return on assets TTM 0.13%
Return on equity TTM -13.5%
Profit margin -3.73%
Book value $4.76
Market capitalisation $1.8 billion

TTM: trailing 12 months

Shorting Dave-and-Busters Entertainment shares

There are currently 6.0 million Dave-and-Busters Entertainment shares held short by investors – that's known as Dave-and-Busters Entertainment's "short interest". This figure is 8.7% down from 6.6 million last month.

There are a few different ways that this level of interest in shorting Dave-and-Busters Entertainment shares can be evaluated.

Dave-and-Busters Entertainment's "short interest ratio" (SIR)

Dave-and-Busters Entertainment's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of Dave-and-Busters Entertainment shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of Dave-and-Busters Entertainment shares traded daily (recently around 1.7 million). Dave-and-Busters Entertainment's SIR currently stands at 3.47. In other words for every 100,000 Dave-and-Busters Entertainment shares traded daily on the market, roughly 3470 shares are currently held short.

However Dave-and-Busters Entertainment's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of Dave-and-Busters Entertainment shares, or, against the total number of tradable Dave-and-Busters Entertainment shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case Dave-and-Busters Entertainment's short interest could be expressed as 0.12% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 Dave-and-Busters Entertainment shares in existence, roughly 120 shares are currently held short) or 0.1407% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable Dave-and-Busters Entertainment shares, roughly 141 shares are currently held short).

Such a low SIR usually points to an optimistic outlook for the share price, with fewer people currently willing to bet against Dave-and-Busters Entertainment.

Find out more about how you can short Dave-and-Busters Entertainment stock.

Dave-and-Busters Entertainment share dividends

We're not expecting Dave-and-Busters Entertainment to pay a dividend over the next 12 months.

Dave-and-Busters Entertainment share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Dave-and-Busters Entertainment's shares have ranged in value from as little as $16.33 up to $51.73. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

PLAY.US volatility(beta: 2.02)Avg. volatility(beta: 1.00)LowHigh

Beta is a measure of a share's volatility in relation to the market. The market (NASDAQ average) beta is 1, while Dave-and-Busters Entertainment's is 2.0153. This would suggest that Dave-and-Busters Entertainment's shares are significantly more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent a higher risk.

Dave-and-Busters Entertainment overview

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 January 31, 2021, it owned and operated 140 stores located in 40 states, Puerto Rico, and one Canadian Province. The company was founded in 1982 and is headquartered in Dallas, Texas. .

Frequently asked questions

What percentage of Dave-and-Busters Entertainment is owned by insiders or institutions?
Currently 2.675% of Dave-and-Busters Entertainment shares are held by insiders and 95.418% by institutions.
How many people work for Dave-and-Busters Entertainment?
Latest data suggests 7,789 work at Dave-and-Busters Entertainment.
When does the fiscal year end for Dave-and-Busters Entertainment?
Dave-and-Busters Entertainment's fiscal year ends in January.
Where is Dave-and-Busters Entertainment based?
Dave-and-Busters Entertainment's address is: 2481 MaNana Drive, Dallas, TX, United States, 75220
What is Dave-and-Busters Entertainment's ISIN number?
Dave-and-Busters Entertainment's international securities identification number is: US2383371091
What is Dave-and-Busters Entertainment's CUSIP number?
Dave-and-Busters Entertainment's Committee on Uniform Securities Identification Procedures number is: 238337109

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