Dave & Buster's Entertainment, Inc. (NASDAQ:PLAY) Director Kevin M. Sheehan bought 10,000 shares of Dave & Buster's Entertainment stock in a transaction on Monday, January 8th. The stock was acquired at an average cost of $45.58 per share, with a total value of $455,800.00. Following the acquisition, the director now owns 60,138 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $2,741,090.04. The purchase was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which can be accessed through the SEC website.

Dave & Buster's Entertainment, Inc. (PLAY) opened at $43.99 on Wednesday. The stock has a market capitalization of $1,780.00, a price-to-earnings ratio of 16.79, a PEG ratio of 1.44 and a beta of 0.58. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.70, a quick ratio of 0.26 and a current ratio of 0.38. Dave & Buster's Entertainment, Inc. has a one year low of $43.77 and a one year high of $73.48.

Dave & Buster's Entertainment (NASDAQ:PLAY) last released its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, December 7th. The restaurant operator reported $0.29 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $0.23 by $0.06. The business had revenue of $250.00 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $255.70 million. Dave & Buster's Entertainment had a return on equity of 24.82% and a net margin of 10.20%. The business’s revenue was up 9.3% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $0.25 EPS. research analysts forecast that Dave & Buster's Entertainment, Inc. will post 2.65 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

A number of equities research analysts have commented on the company. BidaskClub raised Dave & Buster's Entertainment from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Friday, December 29th. Maxim Group reissued a “buy” rating and issued a $97.00 target price on shares of Dave & Buster's Entertainment in a report on Friday, December 22nd. SunTrust Banks raised their target price on Dave & Buster's Entertainment to $95.00 and gave the company an “in-line” rating in a report on Wednesday, January 3rd. BMO Capital Markets reduced their target price on Dave & Buster's Entertainment to $68.00 and set an “outperform” rating for the company in a report on Wednesday, December 6th. Finally, Raymond James Financial set a $63.00 target price on Dave & Buster's Entertainment and gave the company a “buy” rating in a report on Wednesday, December 6th. Three analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and nine have assigned a buy rating to the stock. The company has an average rating of “Buy” and an average target price of $72.00.

Large investors have recently added to or reduced their stakes in the company. Zurcher Kantonalbank Zurich Cantonalbank raised its stake in shares of Dave & Buster's Entertainment by 147.6% during the 2nd quarter. Zurcher Kantonalbank Zurich Cantonalbank now owns 2,157 shares of the restaurant operator’s stock worth $143,000 after buying an additional 1,286 shares during the last quarter. Hillsdale Investment Management Inc. acquired a new position in shares of Dave & Buster's Entertainment during the 2nd quarter worth $153,000. Riverhead Capital Management LLC raised its stake in shares of Dave & Buster's Entertainment by 96.1% during the 2nd quarter. Riverhead Capital Management LLC now owns 3,529 shares of the restaurant operator’s stock worth $235,000 after buying an additional 1,729 shares during the last quarter. Cambridge Investment Research Advisors Inc. raised its stake in shares of Dave & Buster's Entertainment by 9.7% during the 2nd quarter. Cambridge Investment Research Advisors Inc. now owns 3,613 shares of the restaurant operator’s stock worth $240,000 after buying an additional 319 shares during the last quarter. Finally, BlueMountain Capital Management LLC acquired a new position in shares of Dave & Buster's Entertainment during the 2nd quarter worth $245,000.

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Dave & Buster's Entertainment Company Profile

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 ‘Fun American New Gourmet’ 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.

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