Dave & Buster's Entertainment, Inc. (NASDAQ:PLAY) CFO Brian Jenkins sold 9,400 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction dated Thursday, January 4th. The shares were sold at an average price of $57.32, for a total value of $538,808.00. Following the transaction, the chief financial officer now owns 5,042 shares in the company, valued at $289,007.44. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available through this link.

Brian Jenkins also recently made the following trade(s):

  • On Thursday, December 27th, Brian Jenkins sold 600 shares of Dave & Buster's Entertainment stock. The shares were sold at an average price of $57.25, for a total value of $34,350.00.
  • On Wednesday, December 27th, Brian Jenkins sold 600 shares of Dave & Buster's Entertainment stock. The shares were sold at an average price of $57.25, for a total value of $34,350.00.
  • On Thursday, December 7th, Brian Jenkins sold 10,000 shares of Dave & Buster's Entertainment stock. The shares were sold at an average price of $54.09, for a total value of $540,900.00.

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

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

A number of hedge funds have recently added to or reduced their stakes in PLAY. Zurcher Kantonalbank Zurich Cantonalbank grew its position in Dave & Buster's Entertainment by 147.6% during the second 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 in the last quarter. Hillsdale Investment Management Inc. acquired a new stake in Dave & Buster's Entertainment during the second quarter worth about $153,000. First Republic Investment Management Inc. acquired a new stake in Dave & Buster's Entertainment during the third quarter worth about $203,000. Riverhead Capital Management LLC grew its position in Dave & Buster's Entertainment by 96.1% during the second 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 in the last quarter. Finally, Cambridge Investment Research Advisors Inc. grew its position in Dave & Buster's Entertainment by 9.7% during the second 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 in the last quarter.

Several equities research analysts have recently issued reports on the company. Wells Fargo & Co lowered their price target on Dave & Buster's Entertainment from $66.00 to $60.00 and set an “outperform” rating on the stock in a research report on Tuesday. Piper Jaffray Companies reaffirmed a “buy” rating and issued a $56.00 price target on shares of Dave & Buster's Entertainment in a research report on Tuesday. BidaskClub raised Dave & Buster's Entertainment from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Friday, December 29th. SunTrust Banks lowered their price target on Dave & Buster's Entertainment to $80.00 and set a “buy” rating on the stock in a research report on Wednesday, December 6th. Finally, Canaccord Genuity reaffirmed a “buy” rating and issued a $70.00 price target on shares of Dave & Buster's Entertainment in a research report on Wednesday, December 6th. Three investment analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and nine have issued a buy rating to the stock. The stock presently has an average rating of “Buy” and a consensus target price of $72.00.

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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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