Dolby Laboratories

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.

Company Growth (employees)
Type
Public
HQ
San Francisco, US
Founded
1965
Size (employees)
2,030 (est)
Website
dolby.com
Dolby Laboratories was founded in 1965 and is headquartered in San Francisco, US

Key People/Management at Dolby Laboratories

Kevin Yeaman

Kevin Yeaman

President & CEO
Lewis Chew

Lewis Chew

EVP & CFO
Bob Borchers

Bob Borchers

Chief Marketing Officer and Senior Vice President
Andy Sherman

Andy Sherman

Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary
Giles Baker

Giles Baker

Senior Vice President, Broadcast Business Group
Andrew Border

Andrew Border

Vice President, Communications Business Group
John Couling

John Couling

Senior Vice President, E-Media Business Group
Steven Forshay

Steven Forshay

Senior Vice President, Advanced Technology Group
Doug Darrow

Doug Darrow

SVP Cinema & Blu-ray

Dolby Laboratories Office Locations

Dolby Laboratories has offices in San Francisco, Brisbane, Sunnyvale, Burbank 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 Financials

Dolby Laboratories's revenue was reported to be $1.1 b in FY, 2017 which is a 5% increase from the previous period.
USD

Revenue (FY, 2017)

1.1 b

Gross profit (FY, 2017)

963.1 m

Gross profit margin (FY, 2017), %

89%

EBIT (FY, 2017)

248.6 m

Market capitalization (22-Dec-2017)

6.4 b

Cash (29-Sep-2017)

627 m
Dolby Laboratories's current market capitalization is $6.4 b.
USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017

Revenue

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

Revenue growth, %

6%1%6%

Cost of goods sold

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

Gross profit

813 m890 m875.8 m916.8 m963.1 m
USDQ1, 2014

Revenue

231.3 m

Cost of goods sold

21.4 m

Gross profit

209.9 m

Gross profit Margin, %

91%
USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017

Cash

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

Inventories

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

Current Assets

812.7 m1 b918.3 m759.7 m1 b

PP&E

242.9 m289.8 m403.1 m443.7 m485.3 m
USDQ1, 2014

Cash

484.6 m

Inventories

8.3 m

Current Assets

858.8 m

PP&E

243.7 m
    USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017

    Depreciation and Amortization

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

    Accounts Receivable

    (54 m)10.2 m(7 m)24.9 m1 m

    Inventories

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

    Accounts Payable

    21.9 m24.1 m(7.4 m)2.8 m44.5 m
    USDQ1, 2014

    Depreciation and Amortization

    12.4 m

    Accounts Receivable

    21.1 m

    Inventories

    2.2 m

    Accounts Payable

    (16.7 m)
      USDY, 2017

      Revenue/Employee

      532.7 k

      Financial Leverage

      1.2 x
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      Dolby Laboratories Operating Metrics

      Dolby Laboratories's Patent Applications was reported to be 4.2 k in FY, 2016
      FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016

      Patent Applications

      2.9 k3.2 k4.2 k

      Trademarks

      9609901 k

      Patents Issued

      4.3 k5.1 k6.6 k

      Licenses

      540550550
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      Dolby Laboratories Market Value History

      Dolby Laboratories Revenue Breakdown

      Dolby Laboratories Median Salaries

      Source: 179 public H-1B filings from Dolby Laboratories

      Dolby Laboratories's Web-traffic and Trends

      Dolby Laboratories Online and Social Media Presence

      Dolby Laboratories Company Life and Culture

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