Analysts take a look at Dave & Buster's Entertainment, Inc. (NASDAQ:PLAY) having this to say.

January 15, 2018 - By Marguerite Chambers

 Analysts take a look at Dave & Buster's Entertainment, Inc. (NASDAQ:PLAY) having this to say.
Investors sentiment increased to 1.41 in 2017 Q3. Its up 0.15, from 1.26 in 2017Q2. It is positive, as 35 investors sold Dave & Buster's Entertainment, Inc. shares while 61 reduced holdings. 54 funds opened positions while 81 raised stakes. 44.48 million shares or 3.95% more from 42.79 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported.
Nicholas Inv Prns L P has invested 0.04% in Dave & Buster's Entertainment, Inc. (NASDAQ:PLAY). The New York-based Millennium Limited Liability Corporation has invested 0.02% in Dave & Buster's Entertainment, Inc. (NASDAQ:PLAY). Moreover, Engineers Gate Manager Lp has 0.09% invested in Dave & Buster's Entertainment, Inc. (NASDAQ:PLAY) for 20,448 shares. Jefferies Grp Inc Ltd Liability owns 25,511 shares or 0.01% of their US portfolio. Moreover, Oppenheimer Asset Management has 0% invested in Dave & Buster's Entertainment, Inc. (NASDAQ:PLAY) for 3,280 shares. Tower Rech Cap Ltd Company (Trc) reported 5,622 shares. Illinois-based Columbia Wanger Asset Mgmt Limited Liability Co has invested 0.77% in Dave & Buster's Entertainment, Inc. (NASDAQ:PLAY). Tiaa Cref Inv Management Llc holds 0.01% or 143,457 shares. Arizona State Retirement Sys has invested 0.01% in Dave & Buster's Entertainment, Inc. (NASDAQ:PLAY). 9,200 were reported by Pacad Investment. Waddell & Reed Financial stated it has 0.09% of its portfolio in Dave & Buster's Entertainment, Inc. (NASDAQ:PLAY). Lazard Asset Mngmt Limited Liability Corp has invested 0% of its portfolio in Dave & Buster's Entertainment, Inc. (NASDAQ:PLAY). Rhumbline Advisers has invested 0.01% of its portfolio in Dave & Buster's Entertainment, Inc. (NASDAQ:PLAY). Cubist Systematic Strategies Ltd reported 0.05% in Dave & Buster's Entertainment, Inc. (NASDAQ:PLAY). Gp One Trading Ltd Partnership holds 1,160 shares.

Dave & Buster's Entertainment, Inc. (NASDAQ:PLAY) Ratings Coverage

Among 10 analysts covering Dave & Buster's Entertainment (NASDAQ:PLAY), 9 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 1 Hold. Therefore 90% are positive. Dave & Buster's Entertainment had 36 analyst reports since September 9, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. BMO Capital Markets maintained Dave & Buster's Entertainment, Inc. (NASDAQ:PLAY) on Tuesday, June 6 with “Buy” rating. As per Thursday, August 24, the company rating was maintained by Maxim Group. The stock of Dave & Buster's Entertainment, Inc. (NASDAQ:PLAY) has “Buy” rating given on Tuesday, October 10 by Jefferies. The firm has “Buy” rating by Piper Jaffray given on Thursday, October 5. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Tuesday, September 5 by Jefferies. The rating was maintained by Stifel Nicolaus on Wednesday, September 9 with “Buy”. BMO Capital Markets maintained the stock with “Outperform” rating in Wednesday, September 6 report. Canaccord Genuity maintained Dave & Buster's Entertainment, Inc. (NASDAQ:PLAY) on Wednesday, September 6 with “Buy” rating. The stock of Dave & Buster's Entertainment, Inc. (NASDAQ:PLAY) earned “Buy” rating by Raymond James on Wednesday, December 6. The company was maintained on Thursday, January 11 by SunTrust. Below is a list of Dave & Buster's Entertainment, Inc. (NASDAQ:PLAY) latest ratings and price target changes.

11/01/2018 Broker: Jefferies Rating: Buy New Target: $63.0 Maintain
09/01/2018 Broker: Wells Fargo Rating: Buy New Target: $60.0 Maintain
11/01/2018 Broker: SunTrust Rating: Buy New Target: $87.0 Maintain
10/01/2018 Broker: Maxim Group Rating: Buy New Target: $83.0 Maintain
02/01/2018 Broker: SunTrust Rating: Buy New Target: $95.0 Maintain
22/12/2017 Broker: Maxim Group Rating: Buy New Target: $97.0 Maintain
06/12/2017 Broker: Raymond James Rating: Buy New Target: $62.5 Maintain
26/11/2017 Broker: Canaccord Genuity Rating: Buy New Target: $70.0 Maintain
20/10/2017 Broker: Canaccord Genuity Rating: Buy New Target: $72.0 Maintain
19/10/2017 Broker: BMO Capital Markets Rating: Buy New Target: $70.0 Maintain

The stock increased 3.72% or $1.72 during the last trading session, reaching $47.92. About 2.29M shares traded or 57.30% up from the average. Dave & Buster's Entertainment, Inc. (NASDAQ:PLAY) has risen 74.20% since January 15, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 57.50% the S&P500.

Dave & BusterÂ’s Entertainment, Inc. owns and operates entertainment and dining venues for adults and families in North America. The company has market cap of $1.95 billion. The Company’s venues offer a menu of ‘Fun American New GourmetÂ’ 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. It has a 18.3 P/E ratio. The firm operates its venues under the Dave & BusterÂ’s name.

More notable recent Dave & Buster's Entertainment, Inc. (NASDAQ:PLAY) news were published by: Nasdaq.com which released: “Relative Strength Alert For Dave & Busters Entertainment” on January 08, 2018, also Seekingalpha.com with their article: “Dave & Buster’s: A Value Stock With A Clear Growth Path” published on December 20, 2017, Fool.com published: “Why Dave & Buster’s Entertainment, Axovant Sciences, and Five Below Slumped Today” on January 08, 2018. More interesting news about Dave & Buster's Entertainment, Inc. (NASDAQ:PLAY) were released by: Cnbc.com and their article: “Dave & Buster’s shares crater on slashed 2017 forecast after weak December” published on January 08, 2018 as well as Nasdaq.com‘s news article titled: “Mid-Day Market Update: Dave & Buster’s Drops On Lowered Outlook; Nevro Shares …” with publication date: January 08, 2018.

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