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Last $39.83 USD
Change Today +0.15 / 0.38%
Volume 185.4K
As of 8:04 PM 05/22/15 All times are local (Market data is delayed by at least 15 minutes).

dolby laboratories inc-cl a (DLB) Snapshot

Open
$39.55
Previous Close
$39.68
Day High
$39.88
Day Low
$39.43
52 Week High
08/25/14 - $47.29
52 Week Low
01/22/15 - $37.25
Market Cap
4.1B
Average Volume 10 Days
198.0K
EPS TTM
$1.77
Shares Outstanding
51.6M
EX-Date
04/30/15
P/E TM
22.5x
Dividend
$0.40
Dividend Yield
0.75%
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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, Inc. Announces Unaudited Consolidated Earnings Results for the Second Quarter and Six Months Ended March 27, 2015; Provides Earnings Guidance for the Third Quarter and Fiscal Year 2015

Dolby Laboratories, Inc. announced unaudited consolidated earnings results for the second quarter and six months ended March 27, 2015. Second quarter GAAP net income attributable to Dolby Laboratories, Inc. was $57.974 million, or $0.56 per diluted share, compared to $75.868 million, or $0.73 per diluted share, for the second quarter of fiscal 2014. On a non-GAAP basis, second quarter net income was $74.9 million, or $0.72 per diluted share, compared to $91.7 million, or $0.88 per diluted share, for the second quarter of fiscal 2014. Total revenue was $271,950,000 against $278,592,000 a year ago. Operating income was $78,607,000 against $104,918,000 a year ago. Income before income taxes was $79,885,000 against $102,922,000 a year ago. Net cash provided by operating activities $164,028,000 against $102,138,000 a year ago. Purchases of property, plant and equipment was $46,363,000 against $8,905,000 a year ago. Purchase of intangible assets was $12,400,000 against $6,416,000 a year ago. Non-GAAP net income was $74.9 million or $0.72 per diluted share against $91.7 million or $0.88 per diluted share a year ago. For the six months, total revenue was $506,188,000 against $509,869,000 a year ago. Operating income was $132,146,000 against $164,848,000 a year ago. Income before income taxes was $134,201,000 against $163,623,000 a year ago. Net income attributable to Dolby Laboratories, Inc. was $99,331,000 or $0.95 per diluted share against $120,383,000 or $1.16 per diluted share a year ago. Net cash provided by operating activities $167,473,000 against $179,420,000 a year ago. Purchases of property, plant and equipment was $68,024,000 against $17,872,000 a year ago. Purchase of intangible assets was $12,400,000 against $6,416,000 a year ago. For the third quarter, the company estimates that 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. It estimates diluted earnings per share to be between $0.27 and $0.33 on a GAAP basis and between $0.43 and $0.49 on a non-GAAP basis. It estimates that its fiscal Third Quarter 2015 effective tax rate will be approximately 26% on both a GAAP and non-GAAP basis. Amortization of acquired intangibles is expected to be $0.04 per diluted share. For fiscal year 2015, the company anticipates that total revenue will range from $970 million to $1 billion. The effective tax rate for the year is estimated to range from 25% to 26%. It estimates that full year gross margins on a GAAP basis will range from 89% to 90% with non-GAAP gross margins about a point higher.

Dolby Laboratories, Inc. Announces Cash Dividend, Payable on May 12, 2015

Dolby Laboratories, Inc. announced a cash dividend of $0.10 per share of Class A and Class B common stock, payable on May 12, 2015, to stockholders of record as of the close of business on May 4, 2015.

Wanda Cinema Line Selects Dolby Laboratories, Inc.'s ShowVault/IMB for New Cinema Screens in China in 2015

Dolby Laboratories, Inc. and Wanda Cinema Line Corporation announced that Wanda will purchase more than 400 units of the Dolby ShowVault/IMB to deploy in all of its new cinema screens built in China through the end of 2015. Its reliability and enriched feature set continues to make it a much sought-after solution.

 

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