5-Star Stocks Poised to Pop: Dolby Labs

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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 (NYS: 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.

Dolby facts

Headquarters (founded)San Francisco (1965)
Market Cap$3.6 billion
IndustryElectronic components
Trailing-12-Month Revenue$945.3 million
ManagementCEO 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
CompetitorsDTS
SRS Labs
THX

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.

Earlier this month, one of those bulls, All-Star Momentum21, tapped Dolby as a particularly sound bargain opportunity:

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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The article 5-Star Stocks Poised to Pop: Dolby Labs originally appeared on Fool.com.

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