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Last $35.31 USD
Change Today +0.27 / 0.77%
Volume 438.8K
DLB On Other Exchanges
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As of 8:04 PM 07/28/15 All times are local (Market data is delayed by at least 15 minutes).

dolby laboratories inc-cl a (DLB) Snapshot

Open
$35.18
Previous Close
$35.04
Day High
$35.45
Day Low
$34.80
52 Week High
08/25/14 - $47.29
52 Week Low
07/27/15 - $34.70
Market Cap
3.6B
Average Volume 10 Days
505.6K
EPS TTM
$1.74
Shares Outstanding
51.6M
EX-Date
07/30/15
P/E TM
20.3x
Dividend
$0.40
Dividend Yield
0.85%
Current Stock Chart for DOLBY LABORATORIES INC-CL A (DLB)

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dolby laboratories inc-cl a (DLB) Details

Dolby Laboratories, Inc. creates audio, imaging, and communication 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, including Dolby Digital Plus for digital television, mobile, and Internet-based content service applications; Dolby Digital, a digital audio coding technology that provides multichannel sound in the home and theaters; and AAC & HE-AAC, which are high quality audio coding technologies used for broadcast, download, and streaming content. Its audio technologies also comprise Dolby TrueHD, an audio delivery technology for content providers; Dolby Atmos, an object-oriented platform providing unparalleled precision and flexibility in sound placement to deliver immersive sound; and Dolby Voice, an audio conferencing technology. In addition, the company designs and manufactures audio and imaging products consisting of digital cinema products, digital 3D products, Dolby Atmos processors, and broadcast products for the film production, cinema, and television broadcast industries. Further, it offers an array of 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. The company was founded in 1965 and is based in San Francisco, California.

1,667 Employees
Last Reported Date: 11/18/14
Founded in 1965

dolby laboratories inc-cl a (DLB) Top Compensated Officers

Chief Executive Officer, President, Director ...
Total Annual Compensation: $669.9K
Chief Financial Officer and Executive Vice Pr...
Total Annual Compensation: $450.1K
Executive Vice President, General Counsel and...
Total Annual Compensation: $400.2K
Chief Marketing Officer and Senior Vice Presi...
Total Annual Compensation: $292.3K
Senior Vice President of Worldwide Sales and ...
Total Annual Compensation: $396.1K
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

dolby laboratories inc-cl a (DLB) Key Developments

Dolby Laboratories to Expand Footprint in Europe

Dolby Laboratories expanding footprint in Europe and the company announced partnering with Cineplexx to open 6 Dolby Cinema locations in Austria.

Dolby Laboratories, Inc. Announces Cash Dividend, Payable on August 11, 2015

Dolby Laboratories, Inc. announced a cash dividend of $0.10 per share of class A and class B common stock, payable on August 11, 2015, to stockholders of record as of the close of business on August 3, 2015.

Dolby Laboratories, Inc. Reports Unaudited Consolidated Earnings Results for the Third Quarter and Nine Months Ended June 26, 2015; Provides Earnings Guidance for the Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2015

Dolby Laboratories, Inc. reported unaudited consolidated earnings results for the third quarter and nine months ended June 26, 2015. For the quarter, the company reported total revenue of $231.702 million compared to $223.350 million a year ago. Operating income was $44.945 million compared to $50.576 million a year ago. Income before income taxes was $47.378 million compared to $51.814 million a year ago. Net income attributable to the company was $35.506 million or $0.34 per diluted share compared to $39.779 million or $0.38 per diluted share a year ago. Net cash provided by operating activities was $48.177 million compared to $92.548 million reported a year ago. Purchases of property, plant and equipment were $41.296 million compared to $19.250 million reported a year ago. Purchases of intangible assets were $16.300 million against $7.550 million a year ago. For the nine months, the company reported total revenue of $737.890 million compared to $733.219 million a year ago. Operating income was $177.091 million compared to $215.424 million a year ago. Income before income taxes was $181.579 million compared to $215.437 million a year ago. Net income attributable to the company was $134.837 million or $1.29 per diluted share compared to $160.162 million or $1.55 per diluted share a year ago. Net cash provided by operating activities was $226.117 million compared to $271.968 million reported a year ago. Purchases of property, plant and equipment were $119.787 million compared to $37.122 million reported a year ago. Purchases of intangible assets were $22.716 million against $19.950 million a year ago. For the fourth quarter of 2015, the company expects total revenue will range from $230 million to $240 million. Gross margin percentages are projected to range between approximately 89% and 90% on a GAAP basis and between 90% and 91% on a non-GAAP basis. Diluted earnings per share will be between $0.27 and $0.33 on a GAAP basis and between $0.43 and $0.49 on a non-GAAP basis. Effective tax rate will be approximately 26% on both a GAAP and non-GAAP basis. For the year 2015, the company anticipates that total revenue will range from $970 million to $980 million.

 

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