ArrowArtboardCreated with Sketch.Title ChevronTitle ChevronIcon FacebookIcon LinkedinIcon Mail ContactPath LayerIcon MailPositive ArrowIcon Print
Electronic Technology

Sony Group Corp.

Business Summary

Sony Group Corp. engages in the development, design, manufacture, and sale of electronic equipment, instruments, devices, game consoles, and software for consumers, professionals and industrial markets. It operates through the following segments: Game and Network Services, Music, Pictures, Home Entertainment and Sound, Imaging Products and Solutions, Mobile Communications, Semiconductors, Financial Services, and Others. The Game and Network Services segment deals with gaming machines, software and network services. The Music segment produces and publishes music and provides image media platforms. The Pictures segment handles film production, television program creation, and media networks. The Home Entertainment and Sound segment offers LCD televisions, home audio, Blu-ray Disc players and recorders, and memory-based portable audio devices. The Imaging Products and Solutions segment provides digital imaging products, professional solutions, and medical goods. The Mobile Communications segment deals with mobile phones and Internet services business. The Semiconductors segment provides image sensors and camera modules. The Financial Services segment manages the life insurance and non-life insurance operations and banking business. The Others segment includes personal computer (PC) business, overseas Blu-ray Disc, DVD and CD manufacturing, and battery business. The company was founded by Akio Morita and Masaru Ibuka on May 7, 1946 and is headquartered in Tokyo, Japan.

Financial Highlights

Mar 2023 JPYUSD
Gross Profit3,140.90B23,177.13M
Operating income1,171.73B8,646.38M
Income before tax1,155.86B8,529.26M
Net income937,126M6,915.16M
Diluted EPS754.945.57
Dividends Per Share750.55
Total Assets32,041.22B240,748.53M
Total liabilities24,752.90B185,986.17M
Total equity7,229.70B54,321.95M
Operating cash flow203,377M1,500.74M
Currency in JPYCurrency in USD

Historical Data

 Mar 2019Mar 2020Mar 2021Mar 2022Mar 2023
Revenue 8,685.15B 8,238.17B 8,998.66B 9,921.51B 11,539.83B
Gross Profit 2,902.06B 2,829.39B 2,976.46B 3,320.04B 3,140.90B
Operating income 877,133M 852,448M 957,954M 1,113.19B 1,171.73B
Income before tax 1,011.64B 799,450M 986,414M 1,093.85B 1,155.86B
Net income 916,271M 582,191M 1,029.61B 882,178M 937,126M
EBITDA 1,599.65B 1,598.89B 1,690.06B 2,017.66B 2,260.84B
Diluted EPS 707.73 461.23 823.76 705.16 754.94
Dividends Per Share 35 45 55 65 75
Total Assets 20,981.58B 23,039.34B 27,507.84B 30,480.96B 32,041.22B
Total liabilities 16,536.09B 18,242.04B 20,783.50B 23,283.71B 24,752.90B
Total equity 3,746.37B 4,125.30B 6,680.34B 7,144.47B 7,229.70B
Operating cash flow 1,322.77B 1,474.01B 677,466M 328,504M 203,377M
 Mar 2019Mar 2020Mar 2021Mar 2022Mar 2023
Revenue 78,318.96M 75,770.24M 84,847.07M 88,291.15M 85,153.87M
Gross Profit 26,169.59M 26,023.24M 28,064.65M 29,544.90M 23,177.13M
Operating income 7,909.60M 7,840.34M 9,032.40M 9,906.31M 8,646.38M
Income before tax 9,122.60M 7,352.90M 9,300.75M 9,734.19M 8,529.26M
Net income 8,262.53M 5,354.67M 9,708.04M 7,850.46M 6,915.16M
EBITDA 14,424.96M 14,705.79M 15,935.37M 17,955.15M 16,683.08M
Diluted EPS 6.38 4.24 7.76 6.27 5.57
Dividends Per Share 0.31 0.41 0.51 0.57 0.55
Total Assets 189,561.25M 213,416.16M 248,939.76M 251,130.53M 240,748.53M
Total liabilities 149,397.80M 168,978.19M 188,086.01M 191,832.90M 185,986.17M
Total equity 33,847.19M 38,213.19M 60,455.59M 58,862.79M 54,321.95M
Operating cash flow 11,928.18M 13,557.18M 6,387.72M 2,923.34M 1,500.74M

Valuation Measures

Mar 2023
Operating margin10.15%
Profit margin8.12%

Key executives

  • Chairman & Chief Executive Officer: Kenichiro Yoshida
  • President, COO, CFO & Director: Hiroki Totoki
  • Head-Information Systems & Security: Tsuyoshi Kodera
  • Chief Information Officer & Executive Officer: Makoto Toyoda
  • Chief Technology Officer: Hiroaki Kitano


  • Nomura Asset Management Co., Ltd. (4.3%)
  • Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Asset Management Co., Ltd. (4.1%)
  • BlackRock Fund Advisors (2.9%)
  • The Vanguard Group, Inc. (2.7%)
  • BlackRock Japan Co., Ltd. (2.1%)
  • Sony Group Corp. (2.1%)
  • Daiwa Asset Management Co. Ltd. (2.0%)
  • Nikko Asset Management Co., Ltd. (2.0%)
  • Norges Bank Investment Management (1.8%)
  • GIC Pte Ltd. (Investment Management) (1.4%)

Contact Details

Related Companies

  • Sony Ventures Corp.
  • Sony Pictures International Productions, Inc.
  • Sony Pictures Releasing de Mexico S de R.L de CV
  • Sony Pictures Releasing (Sweden) AB
  • Sony Pictures Releasing (Hong Kong)
  • Sony Corporation
  • Sony Music Publishing Benelux
  • Purple Fox Ltd.
  • Sony Pictures Films India Pvt Ltd.
  • K.P.M. Music Ltd.
  • Francis,Day & Hunter Ltd.
  • Sony Pictures Entertainment Iberia SL
  • LBP Strike Back 8 Ltd.
  • Sony Interactive Entertainment Canada
  • Sony Europe BV
  • SCA Music Holdings (India), Inc.
  • Sony DADC New Media Solutions, Inc.
  • getTV
  • Sony Music Entertainment Colombia SA
  • LBP-TV 2 Ltd.
  • LBP Origin Ltd.
  • LBP The Crown Series 3 Ltd.
  • LBP Outlander 5 Ltd.
  • LBP Strike Back 7 Ltd.
  • LBP Electric Dreams Ltd.
  • Ministry of Sound Recordings Ltd.
  • Maidmetal Ltd.
  • LBP Strike Back 6 Ltd.
  • LBP The Halcyon Ltd.
  • LBP DCI Ltd.


  • VOXX International Corporation Class A
  • Apple Inc.
  • Canon Inc.
  • Logitech International S.A.
  • Dreamus Company
  • Bigben Interactive SA
  • Microsoft Corporation
  • Skyworth Group Limited
  • Sonos, Inc.
  • Electronic Arts Inc.
  • Coretronic Corporation
  • Warner Music Group Corp. Class A
  • Take-Two Interactive Software, Inc.
  • Gravity Co., Ltd. Sponsored ADR
  • Koss Corporation
  • Archos SA
  • Kopin Corporation
  • FL Entertainment NV Class A
  • Anam Electronics Co., Ltd
  • Guillemot Corp. SA
  • Next Entertainment World Co., Ltd.
  • Activision Blizzard, Inc.
  • NETGEAR, Inc.
  • Vuzix Corporation
  • Eros Media World PLC Class A
  • GoPro, Inc. Class A
  • CJ Corporation
  • VIZIO Holding Corp. Class A
  • Netmarble Corp.
  • Himax Technologies, Inc. Sponsored ADR
Last Updated on 26 May, 2023

Discover the all new Nikkei Asia app

  • Take your reading anywhere with offline reading functions
  • Never miss a story with breaking news alerts
  • Customize your reading experience

Nikkei Asian Review, now known as Nikkei Asia, will be the voice of the Asian Century.

Celebrate our next chapter
Free access for everyone - Sep. 30

Find out more