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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 2022 JPYUSD
Revenue9,921.51B88,291.15M
Gross Profit2,701.67B24,042.07M
Operating income1,113.19B9,906.31M
Income before tax1,117.50B9,944.61M
Net income882,178M7,850.46M
EBITDA2,017.66B17,955.15M
Diluted EPS705.166.27
Dividends Per Share650.57
Total Assets30,480.96B251,130.53M
Total liabilities23,283.71B191,832.90M
Total equity7,144.47B58,862.79M
Operating cash flow328,504M2,923.34M
Currency in JPYCurrency in USD

Historical Data

 Mar 2018Mar 2019Mar 2020Mar 2021Mar 2022
Revenue 8,549.36B 8,685.15B 8,238.17B 9,106.62B 9,921.51B
Gross Profit 2,776.35B 2,902.06B 2,829.39B 3,070.28B 2,701.67B
Operating income 757,044M 877,133M 852,448M 1,101.02B 1,113.19B
Income before tax 699,049M 1,011.64B 799,450M 1,180.88B 1,117.50B
Net income 490,794M 916,271M 582,191M 1,171.77B 882,178M
EBITDA 1,477.76B 1,599.65B 1,598.89B 1,764.76B 2,017.66B
Diluted EPS 379.75 707.73 461.23 936.90 705.16
Dividends Per Share 27.50 35 45 55 65
Total Assets 19,065.53B 20,981.58B 23,039.34B 26,354.84B 30,480.96B
Total liabilities 15,409.17B 16,536.09B 18,242.04B 20,725.18B 23,283.71B
Total equity 2,967.36B 3,746.37B 4,125.30B 5,575.83B 7,144.47B
Operating cash flow 1,344.76B 1,322.77B 1,474.01B 1,506.28B 328,504M
 Mar 2018Mar 2019Mar 2020Mar 2021Mar 2022
Revenue 77,137.79M 78,318.96M 75,770.24M 85,865.05M 88,291.15M
Gross Profit 25,050.01M 26,169.59M 26,023.24M 28,949.23M 24,042.07M
Operating income 6,830.52M 7,909.60M 7,840.34M 10,381.42M 9,906.31M
Income before tax 6,307.26M 9,122.60M 7,352.90M 11,134.37M 9,944.61M
Net income 4,428.25M 8,262.53M 5,354.67M 11,048.50M 7,850.46M
EBITDA 13,333.30M 14,424.96M 14,705.79M 16,639.70M 17,955.15M
Diluted EPS 3.42 6.38 4.24 8.83 6.27
Dividends Per Share 0.24 0.31 0.41 0.51 0.57
Total Assets 179,271.59M 189,561.25M 213,416.16M 238,505.34M 251,130.53M
Total liabilities 144,891.09M 149,397.80M 168,978.19M 187,558.24M 191,832.90M
Total equity 27,901.88M 33,847.19M 38,213.19M 50,460.08M 58,862.79M
Operating cash flow 12,133.35M 11,928.18M 13,557.18M 14,202.51M 2,923.34M

Valuation Measures

Mar 2022
PER17.88
ROA3.10%
ROE13.87%
Operating margin11.22%
Profit margin8.89%

Key executives

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

Shareholders

  • Nomura Asset Management Co., Ltd. (5.0%)
  • The Vanguard Group, Inc. (2.5%)
  • Daiwa Asset Management Co. Ltd. (1.9%)
  • Nikko Asset Management Co., Ltd. (1.9%)
  • Sony Group Corp. (1.9%)
  • BlackRock Fund Advisors (1.6%)
  • Norges Bank Investment Management (1.5%)
  • Fidelity Management & Research Co. LLC (0.9%)
  • Capital Research & Management Co. (World Investors) (0.9%)
  • Mitsubishi UFJ Kokusai Asset Management Co., Ltd. (0.9%)

Contact Details

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Last Updated on 19 May, 2022

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