Stock Market Recap: Dave & Buster’s Entertainment Inc (PLAY) Concludes at 51.19, a 0.08 Surge/Decline

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After finishing at $51.15 in the prior trading day, Dave & Buster’s Entertainment Inc (NASDAQ: PLAY) closed at $51.19, up 0.08%. In other words, the price has increased by $0.08 from its previous closing price. On the day, 1.42 million shares were traded. PLAY stock price reached its highest trading level at $52.075 during the session, while it also had its lowest trading level at $50.49.


Our goal is to gain a better understanding of PLAY by taking a closer look at its different ratios. It provided that stocks Price–to–Cash (P/C) ratio for the trailing twelve months (TTM) is standing at 55.44 whereas its Price-to-Free Cash Flow (P/FCF) for the term is 60.83. For the most recent quarter (mrq), Quick Ratio is recorded 0.23 and its Current Ratio is at 0.32. In the meantime, Its Debt-to-Equity ratio is 11.94 whereas as Long-Term Debt/Eq ratio is at 11.65.

Upgrades & Downgrades

In addition, analysts’ ratings and any changes thereto give investors an idea of the stock’s future direction. In the most recent recommendation for the company, Piper Sandler on April 04, 2024, Downgraded its rating to Neutral and sets its target price to $71 from $50 previously.

Raymond James Downgraded its Strong Buy to Outperform on September 07, 2023, whereas the target price for the stock was revised from $60 to $55.

Insider Transactions:

The insider trade also gives investors a glimpse into the future direction of stock prices, which can be beneficial to investors. A recent insider transaction in this stock occurred on Apr 04 ’24 when SHEEHAN KEVIN M sold 50,000 shares for $65.72 per share. The transaction valued at 3,285,755 led to the insider holds 50,000 shares of the business.

Mulleady John sold 42,824 shares of PLAY for $2,851,320 on Apr 04 ’24. The SVP, RE & Dev now owns 57,132 shares after completing the transaction at $66.58 per share. On Apr 04 ’24, another insider, SHEEHAN KEVIN M, who serves as the Director of the company, sold 25,000 shares for $65.72 each. As a result, the insider received 1,642,880 and left with 102,277 shares of the company.

Valuation Measures:

Investors should consider key stock statistics when deciding whether to invest or divest. In the wake of the recent closing price, PLAY now has a Market Capitalization of 2067912192 and an Enterprise Value of 5023928832. As of this moment, Dave’s Price-to-Earnings (P/E) ratio for their current fiscal year is 18.30, and their Forward P/E ratio for the next fiscal year is 10.05. The expected Price-to-Earnings-to-Growth (PEG) calculation for the next 5 years is 3.11. For the stock, the TTM Price-to-Sale (P/S) ratio is 0.94 while its Price-to-Book (P/B) ratio in mrq is 8.21. Its current Enterprise Value per Revenue stands at 2.278 whereas that against EBITDA is 9.548.

Stock Price History:

Over the past 52 weeks, PLAY has reached a high of $69.82, while it has fallen to a 52-week low of $31.81. The 50-Day Moving Average of the stock is -7.36%, while the 200-Day Moving Average is calculated to be 5.68%.

Shares Statistics:

The stock has traded on average 1.27M shares per day over the past 3-months and 1381560 shares per day over the last 10 days, according to various share statistics. A total of 40.27M shares are outstanding, with a floating share count of 39.67M. Insiders hold about 1.80% of the company’s shares, while institutions hold 116.20% stake in the company. Shares short for PLAY as of 1715731200 were 7211762 with a Short Ratio of 5.70, compared to 1713139200 on 5398637. Therefore, it implies a Short% of Shares Outstanding of 7211762 and a Short% of Float of 31.41.

Earnings Estimates

The market rating for Dave & Buster’s Entertainment Inc (PLAY) is a result of the insights provided by 8.0 analysts actively involved in the assessment.On average, analysts expect EPS of $1.75 for the current quarter, with a high estimate of $2.0 and a low estimate of $1.36, while EPS last year was $1.45. The consensus estimate for the next quarter is $1.19, with high estimates of $1.4 and low estimates of $0.98.

Analysts are recommending an EPS of between $4.72 and $3.69 for the fiscal current year, implying an average EPS of $4.23. EPS for the following year is $5.24, with 8.0 analysts recommending between $5.87 and $4.19.

Revenue Estimates

For the next quarter, 9 analysts are estimating revenue of $587.09M. There is a high estimate of $625.7M for the next quarter, whereas the lowest estimate is $568.1M.

A total of 9 analysts have provided revenue estimates for PLAY’s current fiscal year. The highest revenue estimate was $2.48B, while the lowest revenue estimate was $2.27B, resulting in an average revenue estimate of $2.33B. In the same quarter a year ago, actual revenue was $2.21BBased on 9 analysts’ estimates, the company’s revenue will be $2.51B in the next fiscal year. The high estimate is $2.55B and the low estimate is $2.47B.

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