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.

Type
Public
HQ
San Francisco, US
Founded
1965
Size (employees)
2,122 (est)+5%
Website
dolby.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 & 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
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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 Financials

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

Revenue (Q1, 2018)

287.8 m

Gross profit (Q1, 2018)

256.9 m

Gross profit margin (Q1, 2018), %

89.3%

EBIT (Q1, 2018)

82.2 m

Market capitalization (23-Apr-2018)

6.9 b

Cash (29-Dec-2017)

596.4 m
Dolby Laboratories's current market capitalization is $6.9 b.
Annual
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
Quarterly
USDQ1, 2014Q1, 2018

Revenue

231.3 m287.8 m

Cost of goods sold

21.4 m30.9 m

Gross profit

209.9 m256.9 m

Gross profit Margin, %

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

Cash

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

Accounts Receivable

Inventories

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

Current Assets

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

Cash

484.6 m596.4 m

Inventories

8.3 m24.9 m

Current Assets

858.8 m1 b

PP&E

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

Depreciation and Amortization

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

Cash From Operating Activities

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

Depreciation and Amortization

12.4 m19.9 m

Inventories

2.2 m(1.5 m)

Accounts Payable

(16.7 m)(35.4 m)

Cash From Operating Activities

77.3 m17.1 m
USDY, 2017

Revenue/Employee

135.6 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

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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