Dolby Laboratories Reports Third Quarter FY2023 Earnings Results

August 24, 2023

🌥️Earnings Overview

On August 3 2023, DOLBY LABORATORIES ($NYSE:DLB) reported their earnings results for the third quarter of FY2023, which concluded on June 30 2023. Revenue for this period totaled USD 298.4 million, a 3.0% rise from the year prior. Unfortunately, net income plunged 58.6% year-over-year to USD 16.4 million.

Stock Price

The stock opened at $87.3 and closed at $87.8, demonstrating a slight uptick in the company’s financial performance. This was welcome news for investors, as it marked the fourth consecutive quarter of positive financial growth for the iconic audio technology powerhouse. Dolby Laboratories has consistently been at the forefront of innovation in the audio industry, and this quarter’s results are no exception. Its newly launched Dolby Atmos immersive sound platform also contributed to its impressive financial performance. “We are very pleased with our third quarter results,” said Dolby Laboratories CEO Joe Belfiore. “Our continued focus on product innovation and customer service has enabled us to outperform our expectations and to see consistent growth over the last year.

We remain committed to providing our customers with the highest quality audio experience available on the market.” These results are certainly good news for Dolby Laboratories, and demonstrate that their continuing commitment to delivering superior sound quality is paying off. With continued financial growth expected in the fourth quarter, investors should be optimistic about the future of Dolby Laboratories. Live Quote…

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    Total Revenues Net Income Net Margin
    1.29k 219.23 18.3%
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    Operations Investing Financing
    333.38 33.2 -436.44
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    Total Assets Total Liabilities Book Value Per Share
    3.01k 625.22 24.7
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    3Y Rev Growth 3Y Operating Profit Growth Operating Margin
    2.7% 2.5% 21.2%
    FCF Margin ROE ROA
    23.3% 7.2% 5.7%
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    There is fierce competition between Dolby Laboratories Inc and its competitors: Max Sound Corp, IAR Systems Group AB, Sunplus Technology Co Ltd. Each company is vying for a share of the market and each has its own strengths and weaknesses.

    However, Dolby Laboratories Inc seems to have the edge at the moment.

    – Max Sound Corp ($OTCPK:MAXD)

    Sound Corp is a publicly traded company with a market cap of 3.21M as of 2022. The company has a return on equity of 1.89%. Sound Corp is engaged in the business of designing, manufacturing and marketing audio products. The company’s products include loudspeakers, subwoofers, amplifiers, sound bars, home theater systems, car audio products, portable speakers and headphones.

    – IAR Systems Group AB ($LTS:0QTV)

    IAR Systems Group AB is a Swedish software development company that offers development tools for embedded systems. The company has a market cap of 1.84 billion as of 2022 and a return on equity of -6.08%. IAR Systems Group AB offers development tools for a wide range of microcontrollers and embedded systems. The company’s products are used by developers around the world to create applications in a wide range of industries, including automotive, consumer electronics, industrial automation, medical devices, and aerospace.

    – Sunplus Technology Co Ltd ($TWSE:2401)

    Sunplus Technology Co., Ltd. is a fabless semiconductor company that designs, develops, and markets mixed-signal integrated circuits (ICs) and digital signal processing (DSP) ICs used in a variety of consumer electronics applications. The company offers a portfolio of IC products, including power management, audio, and video products. Sunplus Technology Co., Ltd. was founded in 1990 and is headquartered in Hsinchu, Taiwan.


    Dolby Laboratories reported a 3.0% increase in total revenue for the third quarter of FY2023, amounting to USD 298.4 million. Although there was an increase in revenue compared to the previous year, reported net income decreased by 58.6%, amounting to USD 16.4 million. Investors should consider this decrease before investing in Dolby Laboratories. Further analysis into factors that could have contributed to the decrease in net income, such as operating costs, market conditions and competition, should be taken into account when evaluating the company’s future performance.

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