Based on the aggregated intelligence of 180,000-plus investors participating in Motley Fool CAPS, the Fool's free investing community, audio technology licensor Dolby Laboratories (NYSE: DLB ) has earned a coveted five-star ranking.
With that in mind, let's take a closer look at Dolby's business and see what CAPS investors are saying about the stock right now.
|Headquarters (founded)||San Francisco (1965)|
|Market Cap||$3.6 billion|
|Trailing-12-Month Revenue||$945.3 million|
|Management||CEO Kevin Yeaman (since March 2009)
CFO Lewis Chew (since June 2012)
|Return on Equity (average, past 3 years)||18.4%|
|Cash/Debt||$992.8 million / $0|
Sources: S&P Capital IQ and Motley Fool CAPS.
On CAPS, 98% of the 4,085 of the members who have rated Dolby believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 going forward.
It has been on my watch list for awhile and the numbers are still solid even though they have underperformed over the past 5 years. Longer term the mean which they will revert to is much higher and I think the company is better suited to the less volatile times which are ahead of us (in my opinion of course). How is that for a broad stroke? Low P/E, decent earnings forecasts and high [return on invested capital].
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