FY2025 EPS Estimates for Dave & Buster’s Entertainment Inc Increased by Zacks Research (NASDAQ:PLAY)

Dave & Buster’s Entertainment Inc (NASDAQ:PLAYFree Report) – Analysts at Zacks Research increased their FY2025 EPS estimates for shares of Dave & Buster’s Entertainment in a report released on Friday, February 9th. Zacks Research analyst M. Kaushik now expects that the restaurant operator will post earnings of $3.99 per share for the year, up from their prior estimate of $3.82. The consensus estimate for Dave & Buster’s Entertainment’s current full-year earnings is $3.66 per share. Zacks Research also issued estimates for Dave & Buster’s Entertainment’s Q4 2025 earnings at $1.45 EPS, Q4 2026 earnings at $1.62 EPS and FY2026 earnings at $4.75 EPS.

Dave & Buster’s Entertainment (NASDAQ:PLAYGet Free Report) last announced its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, December 5th. The restaurant operator reported $0.01 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of ($0.22) by $0.23. The company had revenue of $466.90 million for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $472.25 million. Dave & Buster’s Entertainment had a net margin of 5.99% and a return on equity of 46.45%. The business’s revenue was down 3.0% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $0.04 EPS.

PLAY has been the topic of several other reports. Raymond James lifted their target price on shares of Dave & Buster’s Entertainment from $55.00 to $58.00 and gave the stock an “outperform” rating in a research report on Thursday, January 25th. TheStreet upgraded shares of Dave & Buster’s Entertainment from a “c+” rating to a “b-” rating in a research note on Tuesday, January 2nd. Two equities research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and four have assigned a buy rating to the stock. According to data from MarketBeat, Dave & Buster’s Entertainment has a consensus rating of “Moderate Buy” and a consensus target price of $54.25.

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Dave & Buster’s Entertainment Stock Performance

Dave & Buster’s Entertainment stock opened at $61.21 on Monday. The firm’s 50 day simple moving average is $51.50 and its 200-day simple moving average is $42.69. The company has a market cap of $2.46 billion, a P/E ratio of 22.42 and a beta of 2.06. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 6.06, a current ratio of 0.37 and a quick ratio of 0.27. Dave & Buster’s Entertainment has a fifty-two week low of $31.65 and a fifty-two week high of $61.28.

Insider Buying and Selling

In other news, SVP John Mulleady sold 7,500 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction dated Tuesday, January 16th. The shares were sold at an average price of $48.25, for a total value of $361,875.00. Following the sale, the senior vice president now owns 57,132 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $2,756,619. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which can be accessed through the SEC website. 1.60% of the stock is currently owned by insiders.

Institutional Inflows and Outflows

Several institutional investors and hedge funds have recently added to or reduced their stakes in the stock. Ameritas Investment Partners Inc. lifted its position in Dave & Buster’s Entertainment by 8.1% during the 2nd quarter. Ameritas Investment Partners Inc. now owns 3,583 shares of the restaurant operator’s stock valued at $160,000 after purchasing an additional 269 shares during the period. Federated Hermes Inc. raised its holdings in Dave & Buster’s Entertainment by 67.3% during the 4th quarter. Federated Hermes Inc. now owns 726 shares of the restaurant operator’s stock worth $39,000 after buying an additional 292 shares during the period. Ensign Peak Advisors Inc raised its holdings in shares of Dave & Buster’s Entertainment by 1.7% in the first quarter. Ensign Peak Advisors Inc now owns 21,430 shares of the restaurant operator’s stock valued at $788,000 after purchasing an additional 350 shares during the last quarter. Arizona State Retirement System raised its holdings in shares of Dave & Buster’s Entertainment by 3.4% in the second quarter. Arizona State Retirement System now owns 11,558 shares of the restaurant operator’s stock valued at $515,000 after purchasing an additional 377 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Bank of Montreal Can increased its holdings in Dave & Buster’s Entertainment by 4.2% during the first quarter. Bank of Montreal Can now owns 11,169 shares of the restaurant operator’s stock worth $559,000 after buying an additional 453 shares during the last quarter. Institutional investors and hedge funds own 91.45% of the company’s stock.

About Dave & Buster’s Entertainment

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Dave & Buster's Entertainment, Inc owns and operates entertainment and dining venues for adults and families. Its venues offer a menu of entrees 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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