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NYSE:DLBDolby Laboratories Stock Price, Forecast & News

+0.30 (+0.43 %)
(As of 08/7/2020 04:00 PM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $70.17
50-Day Range
MA: $67.06
52-Week Range
Now: $70.17
Volume478,132 shs
Average Volume332,541 shs
Market Capitalization$7.06 billion
P/E Ratio29.00
Dividend Yield1.25%
Dolby Laboratories, Inc. creates audio and imaging technologies that transform entertainment and communications at the cinema, at home, at work, and on mobile devices. The company develops and licenses its audio technologies, such as AAC & HE-AAC, a digital audio codec solution used for TVs, set-top boxes (STBs), personal computers (PCs), gaming consoles, mobile devices, and digital radio; AVC, a digital video codec with high bandwidth efficiency used in media devices; Dolby AC-4, an audio coding technology that delivers new audio experiences to a range of playback devices; and Dolby Atmos technology for home theaters, cinemas, device speakers, mobile devices, and headphones. Its audio technologies also include Dolby Digital, a digital audio coding technology that provides multichannel sound to applications; Dolby Digital Plus, a digital audio coding technology that offers audio transmission for a range of media applications; Dolby TrueHD, a digital audio coding technology providing encoding for Blu-ray discs and home theaters; Dolby Vision, an imaging technology for cinema and media devices; Dolby Voice, an audio conferencing technology; and HEVC, a digital video codec with high bandwidth efficiency to support for media devices. In addition, the company designs and manufactures digital cinema servers, cinema processors, amplifiers, loudspeakers, hardware components, video conferencing solutions, and other products for the cinema, television, broadcast, and entertainment industries. Further, it offers various services to support theatrical and television production for cinema exhibition, broadcast, and home entertainment. The company serves film studios, content creators, post-production facilities, cinema operators, broadcasters, and video game designers. It sells its products directly to the end users, as well as through dealers and distributors worldwide. Dolby Laboratories, Inc. was founded in 1965 and is headquartered in San Francisco, California.
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Beat the Market (BTM) Rank

Analyst Opinion: 1.4Community Rank: 2.0Dividend Strength: 2.5Insider Behavior: 2.0Valuation: 1.3 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Overall Beat the Market Rank

1.83 out of 5 stars

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Patent owners & lessors
Sub-IndustryElectronic Components



Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$1.24 billion
Cash Flow$3.40 per share
Book Value$24.23 per share


Net Income$255.15 million


Market Cap$7.06 billion
Next Earnings Date11/12/2020 (Estimated)
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Dolby Laboratories (NYSE:DLB) Frequently Asked Questions

How has Dolby Laboratories' stock been impacted by COVID-19 (Coronavirus)?

Dolby Laboratories' stock was trading at $60.23 on March 11th, 2020 when Coronavirus (COVID-19) reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Since then, DLB stock has increased by 16.5% and is now trading at $70.17.
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Do Wall Street analysts recommend investors buy shares of Dolby Laboratories?

5 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Dolby Laboratories in the last year. There are currently 1 hold rating and 4 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy."
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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 12th 2020.
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How were Dolby Laboratories' earnings last quarter?

Dolby Laboratories, Inc. (NYSE:DLB) issued its quarterly earnings data on Monday, August, 3rd. The electronics maker reported $0.86 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.13 by $0.73. The electronics maker had revenue of $246.91 million for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $232.61 million. Dolby Laboratories had a net margin of 20.89% and a return on equity of 10.67%. The business's revenue was down 18.3% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter last year, the business earned $0.76 earnings per share.
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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 Tuesday, August 4th. Investors of record on Monday, August 17th will be given a dividend of $0.22 per share on Wednesday, August 26th. This represents a $0.88 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 1.25%. The ex-dividend date is Friday, August 14th.
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What guidance has Dolby Laboratories issued on next quarter's earnings?

Dolby Laboratories issued an update on its fourth quarter earnings guidance on Monday, August, 3rd. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of $0.22-0.37 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus EPS estimate of $0.42. The company issued revenue guidance of $225-255 million, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $251.94 million.

What price target have analysts set for DLB?

5 Wall Street analysts have issued 1-year target prices for Dolby Laboratories' stock. Their forecasts range from $65.00 to $83.00. On average, they expect Dolby Laboratories' share price to reach $73.67 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 5.0% from the stock's current price.
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Has Dolby Laboratories been receiving favorable news coverage?

Press coverage about DLB stock has been trending negative this week, InfoTrie Sentiment reports. InfoTrie scores the sentiment of press coverage by analyzing more than six thousand blog and news sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Dolby Laboratories earned a daily sentiment score of -2.0 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned media coverage about the electronics maker a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, indicating that recent press coverage is extremely unlikely to have an effect on the company's share price in the next few days.
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Are investors shorting Dolby Laboratories?

Dolby Laboratories saw a drop in short interest in July. As of July 31st, there was short interest totaling 1,240,000 shares, a drop of 13.9% from the July 15th total of 1,440,000 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 422,700 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 2.9 days. Currently, 1.9% of the company's shares are short sold.
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Who are some of Dolby Laboratories' key competitors?

Some companies that are related to Dolby Laboratories include Amphenol (APH), Corning (GLW), Littelfuse (LFUS), Vishay Intertechnology (VSH) and Rogers (ROG).
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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 Metlife (MET), AT&T (T), Netflix (NFLX), Comcast (CMCSA), Walt Disney (DIS), Activision Blizzard (ATVI), Brighthouse Financial (BHF), InterDigital Wireless (IDCC), Las Vegas Sands (LVS) and Hasbro (HAS).

Who are Dolby Laboratories' key executives?

Dolby Laboratories' management team includes the following people:
  • Mr. Kevin J. Yeaman, Pres, CEO & Director (Age 53)
  • Mr. Lewis Chew, Principal Financial Officer (Age 56)
  • Mr. Andy Sherman, Exec. VP, Gen. Counsel & Corp. Sec. (Age 52)
  • Mr. Todd Pendleton, Sr. VP & Chief Marketing Officer (Age 47)
  • Mr. Giles Baker, Sr. VP of Consumer Entertainment (Age 43)

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 institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Marathon Asset Management LLP (0.79%), Obermeyer Wood Investment Counsel Lllp (0.60%), Trinity Street Asset Management LLP (0.50%), Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Holdings Inc. (0.48%), New York State Common Retirement Fund (0.43%) and KAMES CAPITAL plc (0.29%). Company insiders that own Dolby Laboratories stock include Avadis Tevanian, Dagmar Dolby, Ed H Bowman Jr, Giles Baker, Kevin J Yeaman, Lewis Chew, Mark Andrew Sherman, Peter C Gotcher, Ryan Nicholson, Steven E Forshay and Todd Pendleton.
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Which institutional investors are selling Dolby Laboratories stock?

DLB stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including First Trust Advisors LP, Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Holdings Inc., UBS Group AG, Trinity Street Asset Management LLP, Stone Ridge Asset Management LLC, NN Investment Partners Holdings N.V., Unigestion Holding SA, and NN Investment Partners Holdings N.V.. Company insiders that have sold Dolby Laboratories company stock in the last year include Avadis Tevanian, Giles Baker, Kevin J Yeaman, Lewis Chew, Mark Andrew Sherman, Ryan Nicholson, Steven E Forshay, and Todd Pendleton.
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Which institutional investors are buying Dolby Laboratories stock?

DLB stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including KAMES CAPITAL plc, Marathon Asset Management LLP, Obermeyer Wood Investment Counsel Lllp, Seizert Capital Partners LLC, Pembroke Management LTD, WINTON GROUP Ltd, Swiss National Bank, and Naples Global Advisors LLC.
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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 Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.

What is Dolby Laboratories' stock price today?

One share of DLB stock can currently be purchased for approximately $70.17.

How big of a company is Dolby Laboratories?

Dolby Laboratories has a market capitalization of $7.06 billion and generates $1.24 billion in revenue each year. The electronics maker earns $255.15 million in net income (profit) each year or $2.44 on an earnings per share basis. Dolby Laboratories employs 2,193 workers across the globe.

What is Dolby Laboratories' official website?

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

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 8/10/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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