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DLB - Dolby Laboratories Inc Share Price

$101.52 -0.8  -0.8%

Last Trade - 09/04/21

Consumer Cyclicals
Large Cap
Market Cap £7.53bn
Enterprise Value £6.68bn
Revenue £919.0m
Position in Universe 914th / 6827
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Year End 25th Sep 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021E 2022E CAGR / Avg
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FINANCIAL BRIEF: : For the 13 weeks ended 25 December 2020, DolbyLaboratories, Inc. revenues increased 34% to $389.9M. Netincome increased from $48.8M to $135.2M. Revenues reflectInternational segment increase of 57% to $288.8M. Netincome benefited from Sales and marketing - Balancing valuedecrease of 24% to $65.6M (expense), Other income/(expense), net increase of 32% to $1.3M (income). Dividend per shareremained flat at $0.22.
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Profile Summary

Dolby Laboratories, Inc. designs and manufactures audio and imaging products for the cinema, television, broadcast and entertainment industries. Its products for cinema include Digital Cinema Servers and Cinema Audio Products, and broadcast and other include Dolby Conference Phone and Other Products. It offers services to support theatrical and television production for cinema exhibition, broadcast and home entertainment, including equipment training and maintenance, mixing room alignment and equalization, as well as audio, color and light image calibration. Its technologies include Advanced Audio Coding and High Efficiency Advanced Audio Coding, Dolby AC-4, Dolby Atmos, Dolby Digital, Dolby Digital Plus, Dolby TrueHD, Dolby Vision, Dolby Voice and High Efficiency Video Coding. It distributes its products in over 80 countries. Its technologies are incorporated in offerings in various end markets, such as the broadcast, Personal Computer, mobile, consumer electronics and other markets.

Last Annual September 25th, 2020
Last Interim December 25th, 2020
Incorporated September 1, 2004
Public Since February 17, 2005
No. of Shareholders: 85
No. of Employees: 2,289
Sector Consumer Cyclicals
Industry Media & Publishing
Exchange New York Stock Exchange
Shares in Issue 101,612,963
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Frequently Asked Questions for Dolby Laboratories Inc
What is the Dolby Laboratories Inc share price?

As of 09/04/21, shares in Dolby Laboratories Inc are trading at $101.52, giving the company a market capitalisation of £7.53bn. This share price information is delayed by 15 minutes.

How has the Dolby Laboratories Inc share price performed this year?

Shares in Dolby Laboratories Inc are currently trading at $101.52 and the price has moved by 77.3% over the past 365 days. In terms of relative price strength - which takes into account the overall market trend - the Dolby Laboratories Inc price has moved by 19.5% over the past year.

What are the analyst and broker recommendations for Dolby Laboratories Inc?

Of the analysts with advisory recommendations for Dolby Laboratories Inc, there are there are currently 2 "buy" , 1 "hold" and 0 "sell" recommendations. The overall consensus recommendation for Dolby Laboratories Inc is Buy. You can view the full broker recommendation list by unlocking its StockReport.

When will Dolby Laboratories Inc next release its financial results?

Dolby Laboratories Inc is scheduled to issue upcoming financial results on the following dates:

Interim results are scheduled for: 2021-12-25
What is the Dolby Laboratories Inc dividend yield?

The Dolby Laboratories Inc dividend yield is 0.87% based on the trailing twelve month period.

Does Dolby Laboratories Inc pay a dividend?

Last year, Dolby Laboratories Inc paid a total dividend of 0.88, and it currently has a trailing dividend yield of 0.87%. Looking ahead, Dolby Laboratories Inc has not announced an ex-dividend date yet.

When does Dolby Laboratories Inc next pay dividends?

Dolby Laboratories Inc has yet to annouce their ex-dividend date. The historic dividend yield on Dolby Laboratories Inc shares is currently 0.87%.

How do I buy Dolby Laboratories Inc shares?

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What is the market cap of Dolby Laboratories Inc?

Shares in Dolby Laboratories Inc are currently trading at $101.52, giving the company a market capitalisation of £7.53bn.

Where are Dolby Laboratories Inc shares listed? Where are Dolby Laboratories Inc shares listed?

Here are the trading details for Dolby Laboratories Inc:

Country of listing: United States
Exchange: NYQ
Ticker Symbol: DLB
What kind of share is Dolby Laboratories Inc?

Based on an overall assessment of its quality, value and momentum, Dolby Laboratories Inc is currently classified as a High Flyer. The classification is based on a composite score that examines a wide range of fundamental and technical measures. Stock are classified on the the following spectrum: Super Stocks, High Flyers, Contrarians, Turnarounds, Neutral, Value Traps, Momentum Traps, Falling Stars, and Sucker Stocks. For more information, learn about our StockRank Styles.

Is there a Dolby Laboratories Inc share price forecast 2021?

Shares in Dolby Laboratories Inc are currently priced at $101.52. At that level they are trading at 8.35% discount to the analyst consensus target price of 0.00.

Analysts covering Dolby Laboratories Inc currently have a consensus Earnings Per Share (EPS) forecast of 3.487 for the next financial year.

How can I tell whether the Dolby Laboratories Inc share price will go up?

An important predictor of whether a stock price will go up is its track record of momentum. Price trends tend to persist, so it's worth looking at them when it comes to a share like Dolby Laboratories Inc. Over the past six months, the relative strength of its shares against the market has been 27.84%. At the current price of $101.52, shares in Dolby Laboratories Inc are trading at 23.85% against their 200 day moving average. You can read more about the power of momentum in assessing share price movements on Stockopedia.

What is the Dolby Laboratories Inc PE Ratio?

The Dolby Laboratories Inc PE ratio based on its reported earnings over the past 12 months is 33.21. The shares are currently trading at $101.52.

The PE ratio (or price-to-earnings ratio) is the one of the most popular valuation measures used by stock market investors. It is calculated by dividing a company's price per share by its earnings per share.

The PE ratio can be seen as being expressed in years, in the sense that it shows the number of years of earnings which would be required to pay back the purchase price, ignoring inflation. So in general terms, the higher the PE, the more expensive the stock is.

Who are the key directors of Dolby Laboratories Inc?

Dolby Laboratories Inc's management team is headed by:

N. William Jasper - IND
Steven Forshay - SVP
Peter Gotcher - CHM
Kevin Yeaman - CEO
Mark Sherman - EVP
David Dolby - IND
Lewis Chew - CFO
Micheline Chau - IND
Simon Segars - IND
Todd Pendleton - SVP
Giles Baker - SVP
Emily Rollins - IND
Who are the major shareholders of Dolby Laboratories Inc?

Here are the top five shareholders of Dolby Laboratories Inc based on the size of their shareholding:

The Vanguard Group, Inc. Investment Advisor/Hedge Fund
Percentage owned: 9.07% (5.94m shares)
ClearBridge Investments, LLC Investment Advisor/Hedge Fund
Percentage owned: 5.56% (3.64m shares)
Janus Henderson Investors Investment Advisor/Hedge Fund
Percentage owned: 5.04% (3.30m shares)
BlackRock Institutional Trust Company, N.A. Investment Advisor
Percentage owned: 4.23% (2.77m shares)
Janus Henderson Enterprise Fund Mutual Fund
Percentage owned: 4.03% (2.64m shares)
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