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How to buy Dave-and-Busters Entertainment (PLAY) stocks in Canada
Learn how to easily invest in Dave-and-Busters Entertainment stocks.
Dave-and-Busters Entertainment is an entertainment business based in the US. Dave-and-Busters Entertainment stocks (PLAY.US) are listed on the NASDAQ and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Its last market close was $40.77 – an increase of 0.44% over the previous week. Dave-and-Busters Entertainment employs 7,789 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around $1.1 billion.
How to buy shares in Dave-and-Busters Entertainment
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- Confirm your payment details. Fund your account.
- Research the stock. Find the stock by name or ticker symbol – PLAY – and research it before deciding if it's a good investment for you.
- Purchase now or later. Buy your desired number of shares with a market order or use a limit order to delay your purchase until the stock reaches a desired price.
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What's in this guide?
- Can I buy shares in Dave-and-Busters Entertainment?
- Has coronavirus impacted Dave-and-Busters Entertainment shares?
- Dave-and-Busters Entertainment shares summary
- Compare share dealing platforms
- Is Dave-and-Busters Entertainment stock a buy or sell?
- Dave-and-Busters Entertainment performance over time
- Are Dave-and-Busters Entertainment shares over-valued?
- Dave-and-Busters Entertainment's financials
- How volatile are Dave-and-Busters Entertainment shares?
- Does Dave-and-Busters Entertainment pay a dividend?
- Other common questions
Dave-and-Busters Entertainment stock price (NASDAQ:PLAY)Use our graph to track the performance of PLAY stocks over time.
Dave-and-Busters Entertainment shares at a glance
|Latest market close||$34.12|
|52-week range||$29.83 - $51.73|
|50-day moving average||$36.36|
|200-day moving average||$38.54|
|Wall St. target price||$50.88|
|Dividend yield||$0.16 (0.45%)|
|Earnings per share (TTM)||$0.53|
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Note: The dollar amounts in the table below are in Canadian dollars.
Is it a good time to buy Dave-and-Busters Entertainment stock?
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Dave-and-Busters Entertainment price performance over time
|1 week (2022-01-21)||0.44%|
|1 month (2021-12-28)||-12.22%|
|3 months (2021-10-28)||-8.30%|
|6 months (2021-07-28)||-1.84%|
|1 year (2021-01-28)||-4.10%|
|2 years (2020-01-28)||-25.19%|
|3 years (2019-01-28)||50.61|
|5 years (2017-01-27)||54.8|
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 P/E ratio
Dave-and-Busters Entertainment's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 67x. In other words, Dave-and-Busters Entertainment shares trade at around 67x recent earnings.
That's relatively high compared to, say, the trailing 12-month P/E ratio for the NASDAQ 100 at the end of 2019 (27.29). The high P/E ratio could mean that investors are optimistic about the outlook for the shares or simply that they're over-valued.
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 $227.6 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||$1.1 billion|
|Operating margin TTM||8.24%|
|Gross profit TTM||$-42,605,000|
|Return on assets TTM||2.34%|
|Return on equity TTM||11.56%|
|Market capitalisation||$1.7 billion|
TTM: trailing 12 months
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 $29.83 up to $51.73. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".
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 1.997. This would suggest that Dave-and-Busters Entertainment's shares are more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent, relatively-speaking, a higher risk (but potentially also market-beating returns).
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. .
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