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Dave & Buster's (D&B) is an American restaurant and entertainment business that offers a full-service restaurant and a video arcade. Items on the Dave & Buster's menu are offered from early lunch until late night and feature a wide variety of food. The selections include pastas, burgers, steaks, seafood, chicken and desserts. The entertainment attractions offer traditional and modern, high-tech games. The Dave & Buster's Power Card replaces traditional tokens and tickets, and is required to activate all the Midway games and can be reloaded for additional play. The Power Card enables customers to activate games more easily and encourages extended play of games to increase customer spending.

TypePublic
Founded1982
HQDallas, TX, US
Websitedaveandbusters.com
Employee Ratings3.5
Overall CultureC

Locations

Dave & Buster's Entertainment is headquartered in
Dallas, United States

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Employees (est.) (Feb 2019)16,098(+9%)
Job Openings2,922
Revenue (FY, 2017)$1 B(+16%)
Share Price (Jun 2021)$41.3
Cybersecurity ratingDMore

Key People/Management at Dave & Buster's Entertainment

Brian A. Jenkins

Brian A. Jenkins

Chief Executive Officer, Director
James Chambers

James Chambers

Director
Margo L. Manning

Margo L. Manning

Senior Vice President and Chief Operating Officer
Scott J. Bowman

Scott J. Bowman

Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer
Hamish A Dodds

Hamish A Dodds

Director
Michael J. Griffith

Michael J. Griffith

Director
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Dave & Buster's Entertainment Office Locations

Dave & Buster's Entertainment has an office in Dallas
Dallas, TX, US (HQ)
2481 Manana Dr
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Dave & Buster's Entertainment Financials and Metrics

Dave & Buster's Entertainment Revenue

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Dave & Buster's Entertainment's revenue was reported to be $1.01 b in FY, 2017 which is a 15.9% increase from the previous period.
USD

Revenue (Q3, 2018)

250.0m

Gross profit (Q3, 2018)

205.4m

Gross profit margin (Q3, 2018), %

82.2%

Net income (Q3, 2018)

12.2m

EBIT (Q3, 2018)

19.9m

Market capitalization (4-Jun-2021)

2.0b

Closing stock price (4-Jun-2021)

41.3

Cash (29-Oct-2017)

15.3m

EV

2.3b
Dave & Buster's Entertainment's current market capitalization is $2 b.
Annual
USDFY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017

Revenue

746.8m867.0m1.0b

Revenue growth, %

16%16%

Cost of goods sold

146.5m162.8m180.3m

Gross profit

600.3m704.2m824.9m
Quarterly
USDQ1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017Q1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018

Revenue

222.7m217.3m192.8m262.0m244.3m228.7m304.1m280.8m250.0m

Cost of goods sold

42.5m41.0m36.4m46.2m44.1m42.1m49.0m48.5m44.6m

Gross profit

180.1m176.4m156.3m215.8m200.2m186.5m255.2m232.3m205.4m

Gross profit Margin, %

81%81%81%82%82%82%84%83%82%
Annual
USDFY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017

Cash

70.9m25.5m20.1m

Prepaid Expenses

10.6m13.0m15.8m

Inventories

18.5m19.5m21.9m

Current Assets

143.3m110.1m75.6m
Quarterly
USDQ1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017Q1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018

Cash

90.1m23.7m19.3m28.1m23.3m14.7m19.9m20.6m15.3m

Prepaid Expenses

12.6m12.0m13.5m14.9m13.1m15.2m17.8m16.2m18.2m

Inventories

19.0m19.6m19.6m18.5m18.7m20.6m23.0m23.7m26.1m

Current Assets

159.1m100.2m99.1m84.4m73.4m65.9m79.4m86.7m79.1m
Annual
USDFY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017

Net Income

7.6m59.6m90.8m

Depreciation and Amortization

70.9m78.7m88.3m

Inventories

(3.1m)(1.1m)(2.3m)

Accounts Payable

8.7m3.4m832.0k
Quarterly
USDQ1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017Q1, 2018Q2, 2018

Net Income

19.5m32.1m36.7m31.2m52.7m63.4m42.8m73.2m

Depreciation and Amortization

18.6m38.2m58.2m20.8m42.2m65.1m23.9m48.8m

Inventories

(507.0k)(1.1m)(1.2m)1.0m855.0k(1.0m)(1.2m)(1.8m)

Accounts Payable

2.7m1.9m834.0k1.7m1.3m3.0m4.1m5.5m
USDFY, 2015

Debt/Equity

1.7 x

Debt/Assets

0.5 x

Financial Leverage

3.7 x
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Dave & Buster's Entertainment Operating Metrics

Dave & Buster's Entertainment's Stores was reported to be 105 in Jan, 2018.
FY, 2016FY, 2017Jan, 2018

Stores

8192105
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Dave & Buster's Entertainment Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Company NameDateDeal Size
Jillian's Entertainment HoldingsMay 24, 2004
DANB Texas, Inc.
Dave & Buster’s Holdings, Inc.
Dave & Buster’s I, L.P.
Dave & Buster’s, Inc.
Dave & Buster’s Management Corporation, Inc.
Dave & Buster’s of Alabama, Inc.
Dave & Buster’s of Alaska, Inc.
Dave & Buster’s of Arkansas, Inc.
Dave & Buster’s of California, Inc.
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Dave & Buster's Entertainment Revenue Breakdown

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Dave & Buster's Entertainment revenue breakdown by business segment: 45.0% from Food and Beverage Revenues and 55.0% from Amusement and Other Revenues

Dave & Buster's Entertainment Cybersecurity Score

Cybersecurity ratingPremium dataset

D

67/100

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Dave & Buster's Entertainment Environment, Social & Governance (ESG) Ratings

CSRHub ESG ratingPremium dataset

40-49

out of 100

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Dave & Buster's Entertainment Online and Social Media Presence

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Dave & Buster's Entertainment Company Culture

  • Overall Culture

    C

    65/100

  • CEO Rating

    B

    70/100

  • Compensation

    D

    51/100

  • Diversity

    B+

    73/100

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Dave & Buster's Entertainment Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Dave & Buster's Entertainment founded?

    Dave & Buster's Entertainment was founded in 1982.

  • Who are Dave & Buster's Entertainment key executives?

    Dave & Buster's Entertainment's key executives are Brian A. Jenkins, James Chambers and Margo L. Manning.

  • How many employees does Dave & Buster's Entertainment have?

    Dave & Buster's Entertainment has 16,098 employees.

  • What is Dave & Buster's Entertainment revenue?

    Latest Dave & Buster's Entertainment annual revenue is $1 b.

  • What is Dave & Buster's Entertainment revenue per employee?

    Latest Dave & Buster's Entertainment revenue per employee is $62.4 k.

  • Who are Dave & Buster's Entertainment competitors?

    Competitors of Dave & Buster's Entertainment include By Chloe, Mendocino Farms and Giggles N Hugs.

  • Where is Dave & Buster's Entertainment headquarters?

    Dave & Buster's Entertainment headquarters is located at 2481 Manana Dr, Dallas.

  • Where are Dave & Buster's Entertainment offices?

    Dave & Buster's Entertainment has an office in Dallas.

  • How many offices does Dave & Buster's Entertainment have?

    Dave & Buster's Entertainment has 1 office.