Dolby Laboratories Stock Forecast, Price & News

+0.98 (+1.07 %)
(As of 09/23/2021 12:00 AM ET)
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Volume130,658 shs
Average Volume429,348 shs
Market Capitalization$9.40 billion
P/E Ratio33.00
Dividend Yield0.96%
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About Dolby Laboratories

Dolby Laboratoties, Inc. designs and manufactures audio and imaging products for the cinema, television, broadcast, and entertainment industries. Its products include Cinema Imaging, Cinema Audio, Dolby Conference Phone, Dolby Voice Room, and Other Products. The company was founded by Ray Milton Dolby in 1965 and is headquartered in San Francisco, CA.


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2.29 out of 5 stars

Consumer Discretionary Sector

120th out of 384 stocks

Patent Owners & Lessors Industry

4th out of 12 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 1.3Community Rank: 3.9Dividend Strength: 1.7Insider Behavior: 3.3Valuation: 1.3 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -
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Dolby Laboratories (NYSE:DLB) Frequently Asked Questions

Is Dolby Laboratories a buy right now?

3 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Dolby Laboratories in the last year. There are currently 1 hold rating and 2 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street analysts is that investors should "buy" Dolby Laboratories stock.
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What stocks does MarketBeat like better than Dolby Laboratories?

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Are investors shorting Dolby Laboratories?

Dolby Laboratories saw a drop in short interest during the month of August. As of August 13th, there was short interest totaling 508,500 shares, a drop of 13.7% from the July 29th total of 589,000 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 340,200 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 1.5 days. Currently, 0.8% of the company's stock are sold short.
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When is Dolby Laboratories' next earnings date?

Dolby Laboratories is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, November 11th 2021.
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How were Dolby Laboratories' earnings last quarter?

Dolby Laboratories, Inc. (NYSE:DLB) released its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, July, 29th. The electronics maker reported $0.52 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.30 by $0.22. The electronics maker earned $286.80 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $276.06 million. Dolby Laboratories had a net margin of 23.11% and a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 11.41%.
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How has Dolby Laboratories' stock been impacted by Coronavirus?

Dolby Laboratories' stock was trading at $60.23 on March 11th, 2020 when Coronavirus reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Since then, DLB shares have increased by 54.0% and is now trading at $92.74.
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How often does Dolby Laboratories pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Dolby Laboratories?

Dolby Laboratories declared a quarterly dividend on Friday, July 30th. Investors of record on Wednesday, August 11th will be paid a dividend of $0.22 per share on Thursday, August 19th. This represents a $0.88 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 0.95%. The ex-dividend date is Tuesday, August 10th.
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Is Dolby Laboratories a good dividend stock?

Dolby Laboratories pays an annual dividend of $0.88 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 0.96%. Dolby Laboratories does not yet have a strong track record of dividend growth. The dividend payout ratio of Dolby Laboratories is 38.26%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, Dolby Laboratories will have a dividend payout ratio of 27.50% next year. This indicates that Dolby Laboratories will be able to sustain or increase its dividend.
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What guidance has Dolby Laboratories issued on next quarter's earnings?

Dolby Laboratories issued an update on its fourth quarter 2021 earnings guidance on Thursday, August, 5th. The company provided EPS guidance of $0.470-$0.620 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus earnings per share estimate of $0.660. The company issued revenue guidance of $280 million-$310 million, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $304.83 million.

What price target have analysts set for DLB?

3 Wall Street analysts have issued twelve-month price targets for Dolby Laboratories' stock. Their forecasts range from $89.00 to $115.00. On average, they anticipate Dolby Laboratories' share price to reach $102.00 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 10.0% from the stock's current price.
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Who are Dolby Laboratories' key executives?

Dolby Laboratories' management team includes the following people:
  • Kevin J. Yeaman, President, Chief Executive Officer & Director
  • Lewis Chew, Chief Financial Officer & Executive Vice President (LinkedIn Profile)
  • Steven E. Forshay, Senior Vice President-Advanced Technology Group
  • Mark Andrew Sherman, Secretary, Executive VP & General Counsel
  • Todd Pendleton, Chief Marketing Officer & Senior Vice President

What is Kevin J. Yeaman's approval rating as Dolby Laboratories' CEO?

253 employees have rated Dolby Laboratories CEO Kevin J. Yeaman on Glassdoor.com. Kevin J. Yeaman has an approval rating of 84% among Dolby Laboratories' employees.

Who are some of Dolby Laboratories' key competitors?

Some companies that are related to Dolby Laboratories include Amphenol (APH), Corning (GLW), Littelfuse (LFUS), Rogers (ROG) and Vishay Intertechnology (VSH).
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What other stocks do shareholders of Dolby Laboratories own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Dolby Laboratories investors own include InterDigital (IDCC), Energy Transfer (ET), Advanced Micro Devices (AMD), AbbVie (ABBV), Abbott Laboratories (ABT), Bank of Hawaii (BOH), Mastercard (MA), STAG Industrial (STAG), Comcast (CMCSA) and NVIDIA (NVDA).

What is Dolby Laboratories' stock symbol?

Dolby Laboratories trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "DLB."

Who are Dolby Laboratories' major shareholders?

Dolby Laboratories' stock is owned by a number of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Vanguard Group Inc. (6.07%), BlackRock Inc. (3.76%), Clearbridge Investments LLC (3.43%), Atlanta Capital Management Co. L L C (3.23%), Jackson Square Partners LLC (2.73%) and Disciplined Growth Investors Inc. MN (1.48%). Company insiders that own Dolby Laboratories stock include Avadis Tevanian, Giles Baker, Kenneth D Knight, Kevin J Yeaman, Lewis Chew, Mark Andrew Sherman, Peter C Gotcher, Ryan Nicholson, Steven E Forshay and Todd Pendleton.
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Which major investors are selling Dolby Laboratories stock?

DLB stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Ceredex Value Advisors LLC, Morgan Stanley, Morgan Stanley, Renaissance Technologies LLC, Mackenzie Financial Corp, Bank of Montreal Can, abrdn plc, and Wells Fargo & Company MN. Company insiders that have sold Dolby Laboratories company stock in the last year include Avadis Tevanian, Giles Baker, Kenneth D Knight, Kevin J Yeaman, Lewis Chew, Mark Andrew Sherman, Peter C Gotcher, Ryan Nicholson, Steven E Forshay, and Todd Pendleton.
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Which major investors are buying Dolby Laboratories stock?

DLB stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Atlanta Capital Management Co. L L C, Lazard Asset Management LLC, State Street Corp, Sunriver Management LLC, First Trust Advisors LP, Allianz Asset Management GmbH, Glenmede Trust Co. NA, and Man Group plc.
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How do I buy shares of Dolby Laboratories?

Shares of DLB can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include WeBull, Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.
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What is Dolby Laboratories' stock price today?

One share of DLB stock can currently be purchased for approximately $92.74.

How much money does Dolby Laboratories make?

Dolby Laboratories has a market capitalization of $9.40 billion and generates $1.16 billion in revenue each year. The electronics maker earns $231.36 million in net income (profit) each year or $2.30 on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does Dolby Laboratories have?

Dolby Laboratories employs 2,289 workers across the globe.

Does Dolby Laboratories have any subsidiaries?

The following companies are subsidiares of Dolby Laboratories: Coding Technologies, Dolby International AB, Dolby Laboratories Licensing Corporation, Doremi Labs, Step Labs, and Voxeet.

When was Dolby Laboratories founded?

Dolby Laboratories was founded in 1965.

What is Dolby Laboratories' official website?

The official website for Dolby Laboratories is www.dolby.com.

Where are Dolby Laboratories' headquarters?

Dolby Laboratories is headquartered at 1275 MARKET STREET, SAN FRANCISCO CA, 94103.

How can I contact Dolby Laboratories?

Dolby Laboratories' mailing address is 1275 MARKET STREET, SAN FRANCISCO CA, 94103. The electronics maker can be reached via phone at (415) 558-0200 or via email at [email protected].

This page was last updated on 9/24/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff
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