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Dolby Laboratories Gross Profit

: $1,039 Mil (TTM As of Jun. 2020)
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Dolby Laboratories's gross profit for the three months ended in Jun. 2020 was $217 Mil. Dolby Laboratories's gross profit for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Jun. 2020 was $1,039 Mil.

Gross Margin % is calculated as gross profit divided by its revenue. Dolby Laboratories's gross profit for the three months ended in Jun. 2020 was $217 Mil. Dolby Laboratories's Revenue for the three months ended in Jun. 2020 was $247 Mil. Therefore, Dolby Laboratories's Gross Margin % for the quarter that ended in Jun. 2020 was 87.90%.

Dolby Laboratories had a gross margin of 87.90% for the quarter that ended in Jun. 2020 => Durable competitive advantage

During the past 13 years, the highest Gross Margin % of Dolby Laboratories was 92.69%. The lowest was 85.71%. And the median was 89.20%.

Warning Sign:

Dolby Laboratories Inc gross margin has been in long term decline. The average rate of decline per year is -1.1%.


Dolby Laboratories Gross Profit Historical Data

* All numbers are in millions except for per share data and ratio. All numbers are in their local exchange's currency.

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Dolby Laboratories Annual Data
Sep10 Sep11 Sep12 Sep13 Sep14 Sep15 Sep16 Sep17 Sep18 Sep19
Gross Profit Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only 875.82 916.76 961.65 927.04 1,080.77

Dolby Laboratories Quarterly Data
Sep15 Dec15 Mar16 Jun16 Sep16 Dec16 Mar17 Jun17 Sep17 Dec17 Mar18 Jun18 Sep18 Dec18 Mar19 Jun19 Sep19 Dec19 Mar20 Jun20
Gross Profit Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only 262.47 252.87 254.56 314.99 217.02

Competitive Comparison
* Competitive companies are chosen from companies within the same industry, with headquarter located in same country, with closest market capitalization; x-axis shows the market cap, and y-axis shows the term value; the bigger the dot, the larger the market cap.


Dolby Laboratories Gross Profit Distribution

* The bar in red indicates where Dolby Laboratories's Gross Profit falls into.



Dolby Laboratories Gross Profit Calculation

Gross Profit is the different between the sale prices and the cost of buying or producing the goods.

Dolby Laboratories's Gross Profit for the fiscal year that ended in Sep. 2019 is calculated as

Gross Profit (A: Sep. 2019 )=Revenue - Cost of Goods Sold
=1241.62 - 160.854
=1,081

Dolby Laboratories's Gross Profit for the quarter that ended in Jun. 2020 is calculated as

Gross Profit (Q: Jun. 2020 )=Revenue - Cost of Goods Sold
=246.909 - 29.888
=217

Gross Profit for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Jun. 2020 was 252.867 (Sep. 2019 ) + 254.562 (Dec. 2019 ) + 314.985 (Mar. 2020 ) + 217.021 (Jun. 2020 ) = $1,039 Mil.

Gross Profit is the numerator in the calculation of Gross Margin.

Dolby Laboratories's Gross Margin % for the quarter that ended in Jun. 2020 is calculated as

Gross Margin % (Q: Jun. 2020 )=Gross Profit (Q: Jun. 2020 ) / Revenue (Q: Jun. 2020 )
=(Revenue - Cost of Goods Sold) / Revenue
=217 / 246.909
=87.90 %

* All numbers are in millions except for per share data and ratio. All numbers are in their local exchange's currency.

A positive Gross Profit is only the first step for a company to make a net profit. The gross profit needs to be big enough to also cover related labor, equipment, rental, marketing/advertising, research and development and a lot of other costs in selling the products.


Dolby Laboratories  (NYSE:DLB) Gross Profit Explanation

Warren Buffett believes that firms with excellent long term economics tend to have consistently higher margins.

Durable competitive advantage creates a high Gross Margin % because of the freedom to price in excess of cost. Companies can be categorized by their Gross Margin %

1. Greater than 40% = Durable competitive advantage
2. Less than 40% = Competition eroding margins
3. Less than 20% = no sustainable competitive advantage
Consistency of Gross Margin is key

Dolby Laboratories had a gross margin of 87.90% for the quarter that ended in Jun. 2020 => Durable competitive advantage


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