Sony Corp.


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Apr 27, 2017
Market cap:
Market cap(USD):
Shares: 1,263.76M

Currency in JPY

Company profile

Market(Ticker): TKS(6758)
Consumer Durables
Full time employees: 125,300

Business summary

Sony Corp. engages in the development, design, manufacture, and sale of electronic equipment, instruments, devices, game consoles, and software for consumers, professionals, & industrial markets. Its operations are carried out through the following segments: Mobile Communications, Game & Network Services, Imaging Products & Solutions, Home Entertainment & Sound, Device, Movie, Music, Financial Services and Others. The Mobile Communications and Game & Network Services segment provides the production, acquisition and distribution of motion pictures & television programming, and the operation of television & digital networks. The Products & Solutions, Home Entertainment & Sound, Device, Movie and Music segment provides the development, production, manufacture and distribution of recorded music, and the management & licensing of the words and music of songs. The Financial Services and Others segment is engaged in the various financial services businesses which includes life and non-life insurance operations, through its Japanese insurance subsidiaries and banking operations through a Japanese Internet-based banking subsidiary. The company was founded by Akio Morita and Masaru Ibuka on May 7, 1946 and is headquartered in Tokyo, Japan.

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Financial highlights

Mar 2016

  • Local currency
  • US Dollar
Revenue 8,134.38B
Gross profit 2,531.02B
Operating income 409,166M
Income before tax 304,504M
Net income 147,791M
EBITDA 1,105.84B
Diluted EPS 117.49
Dividends per share 20
Total assets 16,673.39B
Total liabilities 13,541.50B
Total equity 2,463.34B
Operating cash flow 856,522M

Currency in JPY

Revenue 67,738.96M
Gross profit 21,077.02M
Operating income 3,407.32M
Income before tax 2,535.75M
Net income 1,230.72M
EBITDA 9,208.89M
Diluted EPS 0.97
Dividends per share 0.16
Total assets 148,346.36M
Total liabilities 120,481.35M
Total equity 21,916.81M
Operating cash flow 7,132.67M

Currency in USD

Valuation measures

Mar 2016

PER 24.22
ROA 0.90%
ROE 6.18%
Operating margin 5.03%
Profit margin 1.81%

Key executive

  • Executive President, CEO & Representative Director: Kazuo Hirai
  • CFO, Director & Representative EVP: Kenichiro Yoshida
  • Chief Information Officer: Fumiaki Sakai
  • Head-Legal Affairs, Compliance & Public Relations: Shiro Kambe
  • EVP & Head-Engineering Platform: Masashi Imamura

Share holders

  • Capital Research & Management Co. (World Investors)(5.3%)
  • Asset Management One Co., Ltd.(4.9%)
  • BlackRock Fund Advisors(2.7%)
  • Nomura Asset Management Co., Ltd.(2.4%)
  • The Vanguard Group, Inc.(2.0%)
  • BlackRock Japan Co., Ltd.(2.0%)
  • Norges Bank Investment Management(1.3%)
  • Fidelity Management & Research Co.(1.2%)
  • Daiwa Asset Management Co. Ltd.(1.1%)
  • Nikko Asset Management Co., Ltd.(1.0%)


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  • Address: 1-7-1 Konan, Minato-Ku, Tokyo, 108-0075, Japan
  • Phone: +81.3.6748.2111

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