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Dolby Laboratories is a company specializing in audio noise reduction and audio encoding and 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.

TypePublic
Founded1965
HQSan Francisco, CA, US
Websitedolby.com
Employee Ratings4.2
Overall CultureC

Latest Updates

Employees (est.) (Sept 2019)2,193(+2%)
Job Openings129
Revenue (FY, 2020)$1.2 B(-6%)
Share Price (Sept 2021)$95.8
Cybersecurity ratingBMore

Key People/Management at Dolby Laboratories

Kevin Yeaman

Kevin Yeaman

President and Chief Executive Officer
Peter Gotcher

Peter Gotcher

Chairman
Lewis Chew

Lewis Chew

Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer
Micheline Chau

Micheline Chau

Director
Andy Sherman

Andy Sherman

Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary
Giles Baker

Giles Baker

Senior Vice President, Consumer Entertainment
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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, CA, US (HQ)
1275 Market St, San Francisco
Burbank, CA, US
1020 Chestnut St
Burbank, CA, US
3601 W Alameda Ave
Burbank, CA, US
4000 W Alameda Ave
Indianapolis, IN, US
8021 Knue Rd #113
New York, NY, 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 $1.16 b in FY, 2020
USD

Revenue (Q1, 2021)

389.9m

Gross profit (Q1, 2021)

354.6m

Gross profit margin (Q1, 2021), %

90.9%

Net income (Q1, 2021)

142.7m

EBIT (Q1, 2021)

164.7m

Market capitalization (15-Sept-2021)

9.7b

Closing stock price (15-Sept-2021)

95.8

Cash (25-Dec-2020)

1.1b

EV

8.7b
Dolby Laboratories's current market capitalization is $9.7 b.
Annual
USDFY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019FY, 2020

Revenue

1.1b1.2b1.2b1.2b

Revenue growth, %

5%8%6%

Cost of goods sold

118.3m128.3m160.9m146.5m

Gross profit

963.1m1.0b1.1b1.0b
Quarterly
USDQ1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018Q1, 2019Q2, 2019Q3, 2019Q1, 2020Q2, 2020Q3, 2020Q1, 2021

Revenue

287.8m301.4m317.4m302.4m338.3m302.2m291.9m351.8m246.9m389.9m

Cost of goods sold

30.9m31.0m34.5m38.6m36.6m39.7m37.3m36.8m29.9m35.3m

Gross profit

256.9m270.4m283.0m263.7m301.7m262.5m254.6m315.0m217.0m354.6m

Gross profit Margin, %

89%90%89%87%89%87%87%90%88%91%
Annual
USDFY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019FY, 2020

Cash

627.0m918.1m797.2m1.1b

Accounts Receivable

73.8m137.2m189.1m180.3m

Prepaid Expenses

30.5m35.2m39.7m53.0m

Inventories

25.1m26.2m32.3m25.6m
Annual
USDFY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019FY, 2020

Net Income

202.4m122.8m255.5m231.6m

Depreciation and Amortization

84.3m81.3m85.1m90.9m

Inventories

(11.9m)(6.6m)(16.1m)(11.8m)

Accounts Payable

44.5m15.7m169.0k(45.2m)
USDFY, 2017

Revenue/Employee

509.6k

Financial Leverage

1.2 x
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Dolby Laboratories Operating Metrics

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

Countries

8070809090

Patent Applications

2.9 k3.2 k4.2 k4.2 k4.1 k4.1 k

Patents Issued

4.3 k5.1 k6.6 k8.1 k9.3 k11.4 k

Trademarks

9609901 k1 k1 k1.2 k
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Dolby Laboratories Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Company NameDateDeal Size
VoxeetJune 01, 2019
Doremi LabsFebruary 24, 2014$92.5 m
Step LabsMarch 01, 2009
Coding TechnologiesNovember 08, 2007$250 m
Dolby International AB
Dolby Laboratories Licensing Corporation

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 Cybersecurity Score

Cybersecurity ratingPremium dataset

B

85/100

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Dolby Laboratories Online and Social Media Presence

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Dolby Laboratories Company Culture

  • Overall Culture

    C

    64/100

  • CEO Rating

    C

    68/100

  • Compensation

    B

    76/100

  • Diversity

    B

    73/100

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Dolby Laboratories News and Updates

Dolby Laboratories Announces Conference Call and Webcast for Q3 Fiscal 2021 Financial Results

SAN FRANCISCO, July 16, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Dolby Laboratories, Inc. (NYSE:DLB) will release financial results for the third quarter (Q3) of fiscal 2021 after the close of regular trading on Thursday, July 29, 2021.

Low Demand Could Trim Dolby Laboratories Stock By 15%

Dolby Laboratories stock is up just 2% so far this year, but at the current price near $97 per share, we believe that Dolby stock has around 15% potential downside. Why is that? Our belief stems from the fact that Dolby stock is up almost 2x from its low in March 2020, and after posting weak Q2 ’21.

Dolby Laboratories Chief Financial Officer Lewis Chew to Present at the Baird 2021 Global Consumer, Technology, and Services Conference

SAN FRANCISCO, May 27, 2021 (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 2021 Global Consumer, Technology, and Services Conference to be held virtually on…

Dolby Laboratories President and CEO Kevin Yeaman to Present at the 41st Annual William Blair Growth Stock Conference

SAN FRANCISCO, May 19, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Dolby Laboratories, Inc. (NYSE:DLB) today announced that Kevin Yeaman, President and CEO, Dolby Laboratories, will present at the 41st Annual William Blair Growth Stock Conference to be held virtually on Wednesday, June 2, 2021, at 11:20 a.m. CT (9:2…

Dolby Laboratories Chief Financial Officer Lewis Chew to Present at the J.P. Morgan Technology, Media, and Communications Conference

SAN FRANCISCO, May 14, 2021 (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 49th Annual J.P. Morgan Technology, Media, and Communications Conference to be held vir…

Dolby Laboratories Announces Conference Call and Webcast for Q2 Fiscal 2021 Financial Results

SAN FRANCISCO, April 20, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Dolby Laboratories, Inc. (NYSE:DLB) will release financial results for the second quarter (Q2) of fiscal 2021 after the close of regular trading on Tuesday, May 4, 2021.
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Dolby Laboratories Blogs

Emily Rollins

Emily Rollins steve.munger@n… Thu, 02/25/2021 - 16:42 Emily Rollins Emily Rollins joined the Dolby board of directors in February 2021. Ms. Rollins served in various positions at Deloitte & Touche LLP since 1992, including as an Audit and Assurance Par…

Dolby Laboratories Reports First Quarter Fiscal 2021 Financial Results

Dolby Laboratories Reports First Quarter Fiscal 2021 Financial Results Content Import Thu, 01/28/2021 - 16:15 Dolby Laboratories Reports First Quarter Fiscal 2021 Financial Results Jan 28, 2021 This release is a backfill from a News Wire …

Dolby Laboratories Reports Fourth Quarter and Fiscal 2020 Financial Results

SAN FRANCISCO , Nov. 12, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Dolby Laboratories, Inc. (NYSE:DLB) today announced the company's financial results for the fourth quarter and fiscal year that ended September 25, 2020 . For the fourth quarter, Dolby reported total revenue of $271.2 million , compared to $298.8

Dolby Laboratories Announces Conference Call and Webcast for Q4 Fiscal 2020 Financial Results

SAN FRANCISCO , Nov. 05, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Dolby Laboratories , Inc. (NYSE:DLB) will release financial results for the fourth quarter (Q4) of fiscal 2020 after the close of regular trading on Thursday, November 12, 2020. Members of Dolby management will lead a conference call open to all

Dolby introduces Dolby.io, a new media and interactivity platform for developers

Dolby introduces Dolby.io, a new media and interactivity platform for developers Content Import Tue, 05/12/2020 - 08:31 Dolby introduces Dolby.io, a new media and interactivity platform for developers May 12, 2020 This release is a backfill from a News Wire …

Dolby Laboratories Chief Financial Officer Lewis Chew to Present at the J.P. Morgan Global Technology, Media, and Communications Conference

Dolby Laboratories Chief Financial Officer Lewis Chew to Present at the J.P. Morgan Global Technology, Media, and Communications Conference Content Import Thu, 05/07/2020 - 08:31 Dolby Laboratories Chief Financial Officer Lewis Chew to Present at the J.P. Morgan Global Technology, Media, a…
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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, Peter Gotcher and Lewis Chew.

  • 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 $529.8 k.

  • Who are Dolby Laboratories competitors?

    Competitors of Dolby Laboratories include Xperi, Cirrus Logic and Analog Devices.

  • 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.