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DLB Dolby Laboratories PE ratio, current and historical analysis

The PE ratio for Dolby Laboratories stock stands at 39.69 as of Apr 19, 2024. This takes into account the latest EPS of $1.97 and stock price of $78.18. An increase of 4.5% has been observed in the PE ratio compared to its average of 38.0 of the last four quarters.

DLB PE ratio history

How has DLB's PE ratio performed in the past

Over the last ten years, the average PE ratio of Dolby Laboratories has been 37.59. The current 39.69 P/E ratio is 6% higher than the historical average. Looking back at the last ten years, DLB's PE ratio peaked in the Sep 2018 quarter at 174.93, with a price of $69.97 and an EPS of $0.4. The Sep 2015 quarter marked the lowest point at 17.74, with a price of $31.4 and an EPS of $1.77.

Average
37.59
Median
30.12
Minimum
17.74
Maximum
174.93

Dolby Laboratories PE ratio by year

Maximum annual increase: 517.47% in 2018

Maximum annual decrease: -85.47% in 2019

Year PE ratio Change
2023 37.74 6.58%
2022 35.41 17.56%
2021 30.12 6.58%
2020 28.26 11.22%
2019 25.41 -85.47%
2018 174.93 517.47%
2017 28.33 -3.48%
2016 29.35 65.45%
2015 17.74 -13.17%
2014 20.43 10.49%

DLB average PE ratio chart

What is the average PE ratio of DLB for the past years

The current PE ratio of DLB is higher than its 3, 5 and 10-year averages.

3-year avg
36.36
5-year avg
33.08
10-year avg
37.59
15-year avg
31.12

DLB PE vs peers

What is DLB's PE ratio compared to its peers

DLB's PE ratio stands lower than its peer stock BMI, but it is higher than SSTK's and IMAX's.

Stock name PE ratio Market cap
SSTK Shutterstock Inc 13.64 $1.49B
IMAX Imax Corp 36.49 $908.12M
DLB Dolby Laboratories Inc 40.01 $7.53B
BMI Badger Meter Inc 51.9 $5.32B
FARO Faro Technologies Inc N/A $352.07M

Frequently asked questions

What is Dolby Laboratories's PE ratio?

As of Apr 19, 2024, DLB stock has a price to earnings ratio of 39.69.

What is the 3-year average PE ratio for Dolby Laboratories (DLB)?

Over the last 3 years, the average price to earnings ratio for DLB stock is 36.36.

What is the 5-year average PE ratio for Dolby Laboratories (DLB)?

Over the last 5 years, the average price to earnings ratio for DLB stock is 33.08.

What is the highest PE ratio for DLB?

Over the last ten years, the quarterly PE ratio reached its highest level at 174.93 in the Sep 2018 quarter.

How does the current PE ratio for DLB compare to its historical average?

DLB's price to earnings ratio is currently 6% above its 10-year historical average.

How is DLB's PE ratio calculated (Dolby Laboratories PE ratio formula)?

To determine the P/E ratio, divide the latest stock price by the TTM earnings per share (EPS). As of today (Apr 19, 2024), Dolby Laboratories's share price is $78.18. The company's earnings per share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ending Dec 2023 is $1.97. Therefore, Dolby Laboratories's PE ratio for today is 39.69. PE RATIO(39.69) = STOCK PRICE($78.18) / TTM EPS($1.97)

All PE ratio stats are based on quarterly TTM periods, unless otherwise specified.