Dave & Buster’s Entertainment Inc. (NASDAQ:PLAY) SVP John Mulleady sold 2,500 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction on Tuesday, November 15th. The shares were sold at an average price of $45.07, for a total value of $112,675.00. Following the transaction, the senior vice president now owns 2,501 shares in the company, valued at $112,720.07. The sale was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which is available at this link.

John Mulleady also recently made the following trade(s):

  • On Thursday, September 15th, John Mulleady sold 2,500 shares of Dave & Buster’s Entertainment stock. The shares were sold at an average price of $40.61, for a total value of $101,525.00.

Dave & Buster’s Entertainment Inc. (NASDAQ:PLAY) traded up 0.04% during mid-day trading on Thursday, reaching $45.42. The company had a trading volume of 410,738 shares. The firm has a 50-day moving average of $40.96 and a 200 day moving average of $42.92. The company has a market capitalization of $1910.68 billion, a PE ratio of 24.55 and a beta of 0.58. Dave & Buster’s Entertainment Inc. has a 1-year low of $29.54 and a 1-year high of $49.90.

Dave & Buster’s Entertainment (NASDAQ:PLAY) last issued its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, September 6th. The company reported $0.50 EPS for the quarter, topping analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.44 by $0.06. The business earned $244.30 million during the quarter. Dave & Buster’s Entertainment had a return on equity of 22.08% and a net margin of 8.59%. The business’s quarterly revenue was up 12.4% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company earned $0.40 EPS. On average, analysts predict that Dave & Buster’s Entertainment Inc. will post $1.94 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

Insider Buying and Selling by Quarter for Dave & Buster`s Entertainment (NASDAQ:PLAY)

A number of hedge funds have recently modified their holdings of the company. Lord Abbett & CO. LLC boosted its stake in Dave & Buster’s Entertainment by 4,529.6% in the second quarter. Lord Abbett & CO. LLC now owns 1,652,015 shares of the company’s stock valued at $77,298,000 after buying an additional 1,616,331 shares in the last quarter. Fiera Capital Corp acquired a new stake in Dave & Buster’s Entertainment during the second quarter valued at about $48,549,000. Victory Capital Management Inc. boosted its stake in Dave & Buster’s Entertainment by 18,294.2% in the third quarter. Victory Capital Management Inc. now owns 646,005 shares of the company’s stock valued at $25,310,000 after buying an additional 642,493 shares in the last quarter. Marshall Wace LLP boosted its stake in Dave & Buster’s Entertainment by 493.6% in the second quarter. Marshall Wace LLP now owns 640,964 shares of the company’s stock valued at $29,991,000 after buying an additional 532,993 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Melvin Capital Management LP boosted its stake in Dave & Buster’s Entertainment by 153.8% in the third quarter. Melvin Capital Management LP now owns 825,000 shares of the company’s stock valued at $32,324,000 after buying an additional 500,000 shares in the last quarter.

Several equities research analysts have recently issued reports on PLAY shares. Stifel Nicolaus lowered Dave & Buster’s Entertainment from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating and decreased their target price for the company from $50.00 to $45.00 in a research report on Tuesday, July 26th. Zacks Investment Research lowered Dave & Buster’s Entertainment from a “strong-buy” rating to a “sell” rating in a report on Wednesday, August 10th. Canaccord Genuity initiated coverage on Dave & Buster’s Entertainment in a report on Monday, August 22nd. They issued a “buy” rating and a $52.00 price objective for the company. Piper Jaffray Cos. reissued an “overweight” rating and issued a $51.00 price objective on shares of Dave & Buster’s Entertainment in a report on Wednesday, August 31st. Finally, BMO Capital Markets reissued a “buy” rating and issued a $51.00 price objective on shares of Dave & Buster’s Entertainment in a report on Thursday, September 1st. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, two have issued a hold rating and six have assigned a buy rating to the stock. The company presently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and an average target price of $47.29.

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