Dolby Laboratories (DLB): Price and Financial Metrics

Dolby Laboratories (DLB): $78.06

-1.72 (-2.16%)

POWR Rating

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  • Quality is the dimension where DLB ranks best; there it ranks ahead of 97.62% of US stocks.
  • The strongest trend for DLB is in Stability, which has been heading down over the past 177 days.
  • DLB's current lowest rank is in the Growth metric (where it is better than 8.3% of US stocks).

DLB Stock Summary

  • The ratio of debt to operating expenses for DOLBY LABORATORIES INC is higher than it is for about only 11.38% of US stocks.
  • With a year-over-year growth in debt of -29.36%, DOLBY LABORATORIES INC's debt growth rate surpasses just 10.69% of about US stocks.
  • In terms of volatility of its share price, DLB is more volatile than just 8.76% of stocks we're observing.
  • Stocks that are quantitatively similar to DLB, based on their financial statements, market capitalization, and price volatility, are NXGN, CGNX, CRCT, CHKP, and AKAM.
  • DLB's SEC filings can be seen here. And to visit DOLBY LABORATORIES INC's official web site, go to

DLB Valuation Summary

  • DLB's price/earnings ratio is 39.4; this is 206.61% higher than that of the median Consumer Cyclical stock.
  • DLB's price/earnings ratio has moved down 22.9 over the prior 218 months.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for DLB.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
DLB 2023-01-17 5.8 3.2 39.4 30.9
DLB 2023-01-13 5.8 3.2 39.4 30.9
DLB 2023-01-12 5.8 3.2 39.4 30.9
DLB 2023-01-11 5.8 3.2 39.6 31.1
DLB 2023-01-10 5.7 3.2 38.9 30.5
DLB 2023-01-09 5.7 3.2 38.8 30.4

DLB Growth Metrics

    The 5 year revenue growth rate now stands at 19.18%.
  • The 4 year net income to common stockholders growth rate now stands at 15.25%.
  • Its 3 year net income to common stockholders growth rate is now at -29.31%.
DLB's revenue has moved up $22,672,000 over the prior 33 months.

The table below shows DLB's growth in key financial areas (numbers in millions of US dollars).

Date Revenue Operating Cash Flow Net Income to Common Stock
2022-09-30 1,253.793 318.576 184.087
2022-06-30 1,260.614 377.04 200.522
2022-03-31 1,257.828 376.784 215.546
2021-12-31 1,243.015 397.253 255.043
2021-09-30 1,281.256 447.753 310.227
2021-06-30 1,267.422 450.642 292.865

DLB's Quality Factors

The “Quality” component of the POWR Ratings focuses on 31 different factors of a companies fundamentals and operational strength. Here are some key insights as we drill into the specifics of these quality attributes.
  • DLB has a Quality Grade of A, ranking ahead of 98.2% of graded US stocks.
  • DLB's asset turnover comes in at 0.414 -- ranking 56th of 444 Trading stocks.
  • MAIN, SLRC, and NEWT are the stocks whose asset turnover ratios are most correlated with DLB.

The table below shows DLB's key quality metrics over time.

Period Asset Turnover Gross Margin ROIC
2021-06-25 0.414 0.888 0.276
2021-03-26 0.408 0.886 0.252
2020-12-25 0.425 0.885 0.261
2020-09-25 0.399 0.874 0.177
2020-06-26 0.411 0.874 0.192
2020-03-27 0.434 0.872 0.196

DLB Price Target

For more insight on analysts targets of DLB, see our DLB price target page. And for a list of of all stocks sorted by upside potential based on analyst target price, see our Top Price Target page.

Average Price Target $118.33 Average Broker Recommendation 1.12 (Strong Buy)

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DLB Price/Volume Stats

Current price $78.06 52-week high $88.20
Prev. close $79.78 52-week low $61.55
Day low $78.04 Volume 582,000
Day high $79.42 Avg. volume 347,926
50-day MA $73.22 Dividend yield 1.38%
200-day MA $73.08 Market Cap 7.49B

Dolby Laboratories (DLB) Company Bio

Dolby Laboratories creates audio, imaging, and communication technologies that transform entertainment and communications at the cinema, at home, at work, and on mobile devices. The company was founded in 1965 and is based in San Francisco, California.

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Apple Weighs Content Deals With Disney, Other Partners For VR Headset

Apple Inc (NASDAQ: AAPL ) discussed developing VR content for the platform with about half a dozen media partners, including Walt Disney Co (NYSE: DIS ) and Dolby Laboratories Inc . Apple worked on updating its own Apple TV+ material to work with the headset, Bloomberg reports . Apple''s long-anticipated mixed-reality headset marked an ambitious attempt to create a 3D version of the iPhone''s operating system with eye- and hand-tracking methods. The roughly $3,000 device, under the likely name of Reality Pro, will take a novel approach to virtual meetings and immersive video to … Full story available on

Benzinga | January 24, 2023

Dolby Laboratories Announces Conference Call and Webcast for Q1 Fiscal 2023 Financial Results

SAN FRANCISCO, Jan. 12, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Dolby Laboratories, Inc. (NYSE:DLB) will release financial results for the first quarter (Q1) of fiscal 2023 after the close of regular trading on Thursday, February 2, 2023. Members of Dolby management will lead a conference call open to all interested parties to discuss Q1 fiscal 2023 financial results for Dolby Laboratories at 2:00 p.m. PT (5:00 p.m. ET) on Thursday, February 2, 2023. Access to the teleconference will be available at http://inv

Yahoo | January 12, 2023

Dolby Kicks Off an Incredible CES Week Starting with Imagine Dragons'' First-Ever Live Performance in Dolby Atmos at Dolby Live at Park MGM

LAS VEGAS, Jan. 06, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Dolby Laboratories, a leader in immersive entertainment experiences, kicked off the first night of the 2023 Consumer Electronics Show (CES) with a private performance live in Dolby Atmos with Imagine Dragons to benefit Tyler Robinson Foundation and its supporters. During CES, Dolby highlighted how it continues to deliver world-leading immersive experiences to consumers by showcasing its latest innovations such as Dolby Atmos for cars and new plug-ins for Unity 3D and Unreal Engine. Dolby and its partners announced numerous new experiences and products featuring Dolby Vision and Dolby Atmos. "Now more than ever, consumers expect best-in-class audio and video quality, and Dolby delivers that through awe-inspiring experiences," said Joh...

Benzinga | January 6, 2023

Dolby Kicks Off an Incredible CES Week Starting with Imagine Dragons’ First-Ever Live Performance in Dolby Atmos at Dolby Live at Park MGM

Dolby is also showcasing Dolby Vision and Dolby Atmos’ growing industry leadership, its latest innovations in automotive, and new tools available through throughout the show Imagine Dragons x Dolby Atmos Dolby kicked off CES with an Imagine Dragons concert live in Dolby Atmos at Dolby Live at Park MGM, Thursday, January 5, 2023, in Las Vegas. The concert benefited Tyler Robinson Foundation and over 35 local Las Vegas charities. Photo by Eric Jamison/Invision for Dolby/AP Images LAS VEGA

Yahoo | January 6, 2023

Dolby Laboratories''s Return On Capital Employed Overview

Pulled from Benzinga Pro data, Dolby Laboratories (NYSE: DLB ) posted Q4 earnings of $27.76 million, an increase from Q3 of 29.92%. Sales dropped to $278.20 million, a 3.93% decrease between quarters. In Q3, Dolby Laboratories earned $39.61 million, and total sales reached $289.58 million. Why Is ROCE Significant? Return on Capital Employed is a measure of yearly pre-tax profit relative to capital employed by a business. Changes in earnings and sales indicate shifts in a company''s ROCE. A higher ROCE is generally representative of successful growth of a company and … Full story available on

Benzinga | December 28, 2022

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DLB Price Returns

1-mo 10.66%
3-mo 18.06%
6-mo 0.37%
1-year -9.93%
3-year 16.74%
5-year 29.21%
YTD 10.66%
2022 -24.90%
2021 -0.99%
2020 42.99%
2019 12.63%
2018 0.78%

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