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Dolby Laboratories is a company specializing in audio noise reduction and audio encoding/compression. The company designs and manufactures audio and imaging products for the cinema, television, broadcast, and entertainment industries. These products are used in content creation, distribution, and playback to enhance image and sound quality, and improve transmission and playback. Dolby Labs also markets and sells the Dolby Conference Phone which optimizes the conference call experience when using Dolby Voice.

TypePublic
Founded1965
HQSan Francisco, US
Websitedolby.com
Employee Ratings3.6

Latest Updates

Employees (est.) (Sept 2019)2,193(+2%)
Job Openings15
Revenue (FY, 2019)$1.2 B(+6%)
Share Price (Jul 2020)$66.7 (+2%)
Cybersecurity ratingBMore

Key People/Management at Dolby Laboratories

Kevin Yeaman

Kevin Yeaman

President and Chief Executive Officer
Lewis Chew

Lewis Chew

Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer
Andy Sherman

Andy Sherman

Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary
Giles Baker

Giles Baker

Senior Vice President, Consumer Entertainment
Andrew Border

Andrew Border

Vice President, Communications Business Group
John Couling

John Couling

Senior Vice President, Commercial Partnerships
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Dolby Laboratories Office Locations

Dolby Laboratories has offices in San Francisco, Burbank, Indianapolis, New York and in 25 other locations
San Francisco, US (HQ)
1275 Market St, San Francisco
Burbank, US
1020 Chestnut St
Burbank, US
3601 W Alameda Ave
Burbank, US
4000 W Alameda Ave #500
Indianapolis, US
8021 Knue Rd #113
New York, US
1350 6th Ave #2400
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Dolby Laboratories Financials and Metrics

Dolby Laboratories Revenue

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Dolby Laboratories's revenue was reported to be $1.24 b in FY, 2019 which is a 5.9% increase from the previous period.
USD

Revenue (Q2, 2020)

328.9m

Gross profit (Q2, 2020)

315.6m

Gross profit margin (Q2, 2020), %

96%

Market capitalization (6-Jul-2020)

6.7b

Closing stock price (6-Jul-2020)

66.7

Cash (27-Mar-2020)

724.9m

EV

6.1b
Dolby Laboratories's current market capitalization is $6.7 b.
Annual
USDFY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019

Revenue

1.0b1.1b1.2b1.2b

Revenue growth, %

6%5%8%6%

Cost of goods sold

109.0m118.3m128.3m160.9m

Gross profit

916.8m963.1m1.0b1.1b
Quarterly
USDQ1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017Q1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018Q1, 2019Q2, 2019Q3, 2019Q1, 2020Q2, 2020

Revenue

266.3m267.5m305.7m287.8m301.4m317.4m302.4m338.3m302.2m291.9m328.9m

Cost of goods sold

30.0m27.0m32.1m30.9m31.0m34.5m38.6m36.6m39.7m37.3m13.2m

Gross profit

236.3m240.5m273.5m256.9m270.4m283.0m263.7m301.7m262.5m254.6m315.6m

Gross profit Margin, %

89%90%89%89%90%89%87%89%87%87%96%
Annual
USDFY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019

Cash

516.1m627.0m918.1m797.2m

Accounts Receivable

75.7m73.8m137.2m189.1m

Prepaid Expenses

26.3m30.5m35.2m39.7m

Inventories

16.4m25.1m26.2m32.3m
Annual
USDFY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019

Net Income

186.4m202.4m122.8m255.5m

Depreciation and Amortization

85.2m84.3m81.3m85.1m

Inventories

(2.9m)(11.9m)(6.6m)(16.1m)

Accounts Payable

2.8m44.5m15.7m169.0k
USDFY, 2016

Revenue/Employee

505.3k

Financial Leverage

1.2 x
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Dolby Laboratories Operating Metrics

FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019

Countries

80 70 80 90 90

Patent Applications

2.90 k3.20 k4.20 k4.20 k4.10 k4.10 k

Patents Issued

4.30 k5.10 k6.60 k8.10 k9.30 k11.40 k

Trademarks

960 990 1 k1 k1 k1.20 k
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Dolby Laboratories Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Company NameDateDeal Size
Dolby International AB
Dolby Laboratories Licensing Corporation

Dolby Laboratories Cybersecurity Score

Cybersecurity ratingPremium dataset

B

80/100

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Dolby Laboratories Revenue Breakdown

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Dolby Laboratories revenue breakdown by business segment: 10.8% from Products and Services and 89.2% from Licensing

Dolby Laboratories revenue breakdown by geographic segment: 63.8% from International and 36.2% from United States

Dolby Laboratories Online and Social Media Presence

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Dolby Laboratories News and Updates

Dolby Laboratories President and CEO Kevin Yeaman to Present at the William Blair 40th Annual Growth Stock Conference

SAN FRANCISCO, June 08, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Dolby Laboratories, Inc. (NYSE:DLB) today announced that Kevin Yeaman, President and CEO, Dolby Laboratories, will present at the William Blair 40th Annual Growth Stock Conference to be held virtually on Wednesday, June 10, 2020, at 10:40 a.m. CDT.

Dolby Laboratories Chief Financial Officer Lewis Chew to Present at the Baird 2020 Global Consumer, Technology, and Services Conference

SAN FRANCISCO, May 28, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Dolby Laboratories, Inc. (NYSE:DLB) today announced that Lewis Chew, Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, Dolby Laboratories, will present at the Baird 2020 Global Consumer, Technology, and Services Conference to be held virtually on…

Dolby Laboratories Announces Conference Call and Webcast for Q1 Fiscal 2020 Financial Results

SAN FRANCISCO, Jan. 21, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Dolby Laboratories, Inc. (NYSE:DLB) will release financial results for the first quarter (Q1) of fiscal 2020 after the close of regular trading on Wednesday, January 29, 2020.

Dolby Laboratories Reports Third Quarter Fiscal 2019 Financial Results

SAN FRANCISCO, Aug. 01, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Dolby Laboratories, Inc. (NYSE:DLB) today announced the Company's financial results for the third quarter (Q3) of fiscal 2019. For the third quarter, Dolby reported total revenue of $302.2 million, compared to $214.8 million for the third quarter of…

Dolby Laboratories Hosts Fifth Annual Girls Who Code Visit

SAN FRANCISCO, July 26, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- On Thursday, July 25, 2019, over 20 young women from a local Girls Who Code Summer Immersion Program (SIP) visited Dolby Laboratories' headquarters in San Francisco for a day of exploration, unique learning experiences, and networking. Through the D…

Dolby Laboratories and Breast Cancer Prevention Partners Host LUNAFEST San Francisco

SAN FRANCISCO, May 24, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Dolby Laboratories and Breast Cancer Prevention Partners hosted LUNAFEST San Francisco, celebrating women with films by, for, and about women. Photo credit: Paul Sakuma.
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Dolby Laboratories Blogs

Dolby Laboratories Reports First Quarter Fiscal 2020 Financial Results

SAN FRANCISCO , Jan. 29, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Dolby Laboratories, Inc. (NYSE:DLB) today announced the Company's financial results for the first quarter of fiscal 2020. For the first quarter, Dolby reported total revenue of $291.9 million , compared to $302.4 million for the first quarter of

Dolby Institute Fellowship Awards Nine Days and Wendy, Both to Premiere at 2020 Sundance Film Festival

Dolby Institute Fellowship Awards Nine Days and Wendy, Both to Premiere at 2020 Sundance Film Festival Content Import Wed, 01/22/2020 - 08:31 Dolby Institute Fellowship Awards Nine Days and Wendy, Both to Premiere at 2020 Sundance Film Festival Jan 22, 2020 Th…

Dolby Raises the Bar for Immersive Experiences at CES 2020

Dolby to showcase how it is revolutionizing the way people enjoy their favorite entertainment LAS VEGAS and SAN FRANCISCO, Jan. 07, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- At the 2020 Consumer Electronics Show (CES), Dolby Laboratories, Inc. (NYSE: DLB) will showcase its continued leadership in immersive

Dolby Presents Dolby Atmos Music and Post Malone, Exploring What Drives His Creativity and Desire to Connect with Fans

Post Malone shares his “mind-blowing” experience with Dolby Atmos Music and how it allowed him to hear things he has never heard before SAN FRANCISCO, Dec. 11, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Today, Dolby Laboratories, Inc. (NYSE: DLB), a leader in immersive entertainment experiences, is unveiling the

Dolby Presents Dolby Atmos Music and J Balvin, Exploring How Colors and Culture Define His Music

Dolby Presents Dolby Atmos Music and J Balvin, Exploring How Colors and Culture Define His Music Content Import Fri, 11/29/2019 - 13:00 Dolby Presents Dolby Atmos Music and J Balvin, Exploring How Colors and Culture Define His Music Nov 29, 2019 This release i…

Dolby Launches Dolby Atmos Music Celebrating the Deep Emotional Connection Between Artists and Fans

Lizzo shares with her fans how Dolby Atmos Music is a game-changing experience SAN FRANCISCO and LOS ANGELES, Nov. 24, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Today, Dolby Laboratories, Inc. (NYSE: DLB), a leader in immersive entertainment experiences, is unveiling its first consumer campaign to mark a new era
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Dolby Laboratories Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Dolby Laboratories founded?

    Dolby Laboratories was founded in 1965.

  • Who are Dolby Laboratories key executives?

    Dolby Laboratories's key executives are Kevin Yeaman, Lewis Chew and Andy Sherman.

  • How many employees does Dolby Laboratories have?

    Dolby Laboratories has 2,193 employees.

  • What is Dolby Laboratories revenue?

    Latest Dolby Laboratories annual revenue is $1.2 b.

  • What is Dolby Laboratories revenue per employee?

    Latest Dolby Laboratories revenue per employee is $566.2 k.

  • Who are Dolby Laboratories competitors?

    Competitors of Dolby Laboratories include Ballantyne Strong, Whatifi and Sonantic.

  • Where is Dolby Laboratories headquarters?

    Dolby Laboratories headquarters is located at 1275 Market St, San Francisco, San Francisco.

  • Where are Dolby Laboratories offices?

    Dolby Laboratories has offices in San Francisco, Burbank, Indianapolis, New York and in 25 other locations.

  • How many offices does Dolby Laboratories have?

    Dolby Laboratories has 36 offices.