The risks associated with pre-market and after-hours trading may be slightly higher than the regular market hours. The reason is that extended-hours trading may result in wider spreads for particular security due to lower liquidity and higher volatility as issuers often announce critical financial information outside regular trading hours. After-hours trades for Dave & Buster’s Entertainment Inc (PLAY) shows that investor sentiment remained intact, with the stock’s consolidated last price rising by $0.01, or 0.03%, to $38.25. The Dave & Buster’s Entertainment Inc has recorded 363,634 volume in the after hours trading session. Most recently, Yahoo Finance reported about the stock as it publicized that Dave & Buster’s Reports Record Second Quarter 2023 Financial Results; Company Increases Remaining Share Repurchase Program Authorization to $200 Million.
Dave & Buster’s Entertainment Inc is listed on the NASDAQ as a member of the Communication Services sector and is a part of the Entertainment industry. At the end of the last regular session, the stock closed at $38.24 and fluctuated between $38.41 as its day high and $36.46 as its day low. The current market capitalization of Dave & Buster’s Entertainment Inc is $1.64B. A total of 1.54 million shares were traded on the day, compared to an average of 1.05M shares.
Additionally, investors take into account insider trades when predicting how a stock will perform. During the recent three months, PLAY has seen 3 BUY and 3 SELL insider trades, representing the acquisition of 107,500 and the disposition of 113,970 shares. Over the last 12 months, there were 111 BUYs and 18 SELLs from insiders. Insiders purchased 2,604,701 shares during that period but sold 153,397.
In the most recent transaction, Mulleady John sold 7,500 shares of PLAY for 36.40 per share on Sep 15. After the transaction, the SVP, RE & Dev now owns 68,312 company shares. In a previous transaction on Sep 12, Griffith Michael J sold 6,470 shares at 35.23 per share. PLAY shares that Director owns now total 33,546.
Among the insiders who sold shares, Mulleady John disposed of 7,500 shares on Jun 15 at a per-share price of $43.31. This resulted in the SVP, RE & Dev holding 68,312 shares of PLAY after the transaction. In another insider transaction, Pineiro Antonio bought 500 shares at $34.90 per share on Apr 13. Company shares held by the SVP, Chief Int’l Dev Ofc now total 23,812.
Though price targets are rarely accurate, they can exert some influence from time to time and were often accepted as valuable by the market. According to analysts who have offered 12-month price targets for PLAY in the last 3 months, the mean price target is $51.25 with high estimates of $57.00 and low estimates of $43.00. In terms of 52-week highs and lows, PLAY has a high of $47.29 and a low of $31.65.
As of this writing, PLAY has an earnings estimate of -$0.12 per share for the current quarter. EPS was calculated based on a consensus of 8 estimates, with a high estimate of $0.07 per share and a lower estimate of -$0.3. The company reported an EPS of $1.45 in the last quarter, which was 16.90% higher than expectations of $1.24.
Balance Sheet Annually/Quarterly
A balance sheet is a report that shows the company’s assets and liabilities. In addition, it shows how much equity investors have invested in the company. Investors can determine the company’s prospects by calculating its financial ratios based on this information. PLAY’s latest balance sheet shows that the firm has $25.91M in Cash & Short Term Investments as of fiscal 2022. There were $1.71B in debt and $311.51M in liabilities at the time. Its Book Value Per Share was $7.32, while its Total Shareholder’s Equity was $275.46M.
It may be riskier to trade before market opening and after market closing than during regular market hours. Since issuers often announce critical financial information outside regular trading hours. Extended-hours trading may result in wider spreads for particular securities due to lower liquidity and higher volatility. Currently, 0 analysts are providing their opinions on the stock. On a scale of 1 to 5, with 1 being Sell and 5 being Buy, the average analyst rating for PLAY is Buy with a score of 4.57.