Dolby Laboratories, Inc. (NYSE:DLB) today announced the Company’s financial results for the third quarter of fiscal year 2013. For the third quarter, Dolby reported total revenue of $207.1 million, compared to $210.3 million for the third quarter of fiscal year 2012.
Third quarter GAAP net income was $30.2 million, or $0.29 per diluted share, compared to $51.5 million, or $0.48 per diluted share, for the third quarter of fiscal 2012. On a non-GAAP basis, third quarter net income was $48.5 million, or $0.47 per diluted share, compared to $60.8 million, or $0.57 per diluted share, for the third quarter of fiscal 2012. Dolby’s non-GAAP measures are described and reconciled to the corresponding GAAP measures at the end of this release.
“Licensing revenue increased year over year, with growth in our mobile and broadcast businesses offsetting weaker demand for PCs and consumer electronics this quarter,” said Kevin Yeaman, President and CEO, Dolby Laboratories. “While the current consumer-spending environment is weak, we continue to make solid progress on our long-term growth initiatives.”
Financial OutlookQ4 2013 Dolby anticipates total revenue for the fourth quarter (Q4) of fiscal year 2013 to range from $205 million to $215 million. Gross margin percentages are projected to be approximately 90% on a GAAP basis and 91% on a non-GAAP basis. Dolby anticipates that operating expenses will be approximately $142 million on a GAAP basis and $124 million on a non-GAAP basis. Dolby expects diluted earnings per share to be between $0.30 and $0.36 on a GAAP basis and between $0.45 and $0.51 on a non-GAAP basis. The Company estimates that its fiscal Q4 2013 effective tax rate will range from 27% to 28% on both a GAAP and non-GAAP basis. FISCAL YEAR 2013 Dolby now anticipates that total revenue for fiscal year 2013 will range from $900 million to $910 million.