Dolby Laboratories, Inc. (often shortened to Dolby Labs) 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
HQSan Francisco, US
Founded1965
Size (employees)2,122 (est)+5%
Websitedolby.com
Dolby Laboratories was founded in 1965 and is headquartered in San Francisco, US
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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, Singapore, Moscow, Brisbane and in 28 other locations
San Francisco, US (HQ)
1275 Market St
Brisbane, US
175 S Hill Dr
Burbank, US
3601 W Alameda Ave
Burbank, US
1020 Chestnut St
New York, US
2400 1350 Ave of the Americas
Sunnyvale, US
432 Lakeside Dr
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Dolby Laboratories Financials and Metrics

Dolby Laboratories Revenue

Dolby Laboratories's revenue was reported to be $1.08 b in FY, 2017
USD

Revenue (Q3, 2018)

906.6m

Gross profit (Q3, 2018)

810.3m

Gross profit margin (Q3, 2018), %

89.4%

EBIT (Q3, 2018)

263.3m

Market capitalization (15-Oct-2018)

7.1b

Closing stock price (15-Oct-2018)

68.7

Cash (29-Jun-2018)

829.6m
Dolby Laboratories's current market capitalization is $7.1 b.
Annual
USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017

Revenue

909.7m960.2m970.6m1.0b1.1b

Revenue growth, %

6%1%6%

Cost of goods sold

96.7m70.2m94.8m109.0m118.3m

Gross profit

813.0m890.0m875.8m916.8m963.1m
Quarterly
USDQ1, 2014Q1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018

Revenue

231.3m287.8m589.2m906.6m

Cost of goods sold

21.4m30.9m61.8m96.3m

Gross profit

209.9m256.9m527.3m810.3m

Gross profit Margin, %

91%89%90%89%
Annual
USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017

Cash

454.4m568.5m531.9m516.1m627.0m

Accounts Receivable

Inventories

10.1m8.5m13.9m16.4m25.1m

Current Assets

812.7m1.0b918.3m759.7m1.0b
Quarterly
USDQ1, 2014Q1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018

Cash

484.6m596.4m705.5m829.6m

Inventories

8.3m24.9m24.1m23.9m

Current Assets

858.8m1.0b1.2b1.2b

PP&E

243.7m493.2m501.0m502.0m
Annual
USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017

Depreciation and Amortization

53.2m53.3m69.1m85.2m84.3m

Inventories

9.2m3.8m5.8m(2.9m)(11.9m)

Accounts Payable

21.9m24.1m(7.4m)2.8m44.5m

Cash From Operating Activities

274.7m361.5m309.4m356.8m371.1m
Quarterly
USDQ1, 2014Q1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018

Depreciation and Amortization

12.4m19.9m40.7m61.4m

Inventories

2.2m(1.5m)(352.0k)(508.0k)

Accounts Payable

(16.7m)(35.4m)(38.1m)(12.8m)

Cash From Operating Activities

77.3m17.1m98.0m240.5m
USDY, 2018

Financial Leverage

1.2 x
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Dolby Laboratories Operating Metrics

FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016

Licenses

540 550 550

Patent Applications

2.90 k3.20 k4.20 k

Sales Offices

27 20 20

Trademarks

960 990 1 k
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Dolby Laboratories Revenue Breakdown

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Dolby Laboratories revenue breakdown by geographic segment: 12.0% from Japan, 14.0% from Europe, 14.0% from China, 17.0% from South Korea, 31.2% from United States and 11.8% from Other

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Dolby Laboratories News and Updates

Dolby Laboratories Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary Andy Sherman Delivers Keynote at PATINEX 2018

SEOUL, South Korea, Sept. 06, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Dolby Laboratories Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary Andy Sherman delivered keynote titled, “Leveraging IP for Future Growth,” at PATINEX 2018 on September 6, 2018 in Seoul.

National Baseball Hall of Fame’s Renovated Grandstand Theater Showcases Immersive Audio from Dolby Laboratories

Generations of the Game film places fans in the action with Dolby Atmos Generations of the Game film places fans in the action with Dolby Atmos

Dolby Laboratories Reports Third Quarter Fiscal 2018 Financial Results

SAN FRANCISCO, July 25, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Dolby Laboratories, Inc. (NYSE:DLB) today announced the Company's financial results for the third quarter (Q3) of fiscal 2018. For the third quarter, Dolby reported total revenue of $317.4 million, compared to $305.7 million for the third quarter of…
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Dolby Laboratories Blogs

Dolby Laboratories Announces Conference Call and Webcast for Q4 Fiscal 2018 Financial Results

SAN FRANCISCO , Oct. 15, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Dolby Laboratories, Inc. (NYSE:DLB) will release financial results for the fourth quarter (Q4) of fiscal 2018 after the close of regular trading on Wednesday, October 24, 2018 . Members of Dolby management will lead a conference call open to all

Dolby Laboratories Founder Honored for Innovation at the Gateway to American Culture and Future Entertainment Exhibition at Smithsonian

The “Ray Dolby Gateway to American Culture” Opens Oct. 19 at the National Museum of American History WASHINGTON, Oct. 11, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Visitors to the Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History will explore American history through culture, entertainment and the arts beginning

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