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Consumer Durables

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 2021 JPYUSD
Revenue9,106.62B85,865.05M
Gross Profit3,070.28B28,949.23M
Operating income1,101.02B10,381.42M
Income before tax1,180.88B11,134.37M
Net income1,171.77B11,048.50M
EBITDA1,764.76B16,639.70M
Diluted EPS936.908.83
Dividends Per Share550.51
Total Assets26,354.84B238,505.34M
Total liabilities20,725.18B187,558.24M
Total equity5,575.83B50,460.08M
Operating cash flow1,506.28B14,202.51M
Currency in JPYCurrency in USD

Historical Data

 Mar 2017Mar 2018Mar 2019Mar 2020Mar 2021
Revenue 7,630.67B 8,549.36B 8,685.15B 8,238.17B 9,106.62B
Gross Profit 2,435.92B 2,776.35B 2,902.06B 2,829.39B 3,070.28B
Operating income 542,730M 757,044M 877,133M 852,448M 1,101.02B
Income before tax 251,619M 699,049M 1,011.64B 799,450M 1,180.88B
Net income 73,289M 490,794M 916,271M 582,191M 1,171.77B
EBITDA 1,167.28B 1,477.76B 1,599.65B 1,598.89B 1,764.76B
Diluted EPS 56.89 379.75 707.73 461.23 936.90
Dividends Per Share 20 27.50 35 45 55
Total Assets 17,660.55B 19,065.53B 20,981.58B 23,039.34B 26,354.84B
Total liabilities 14,513.07B 15,409.17B 16,536.09B 18,242.04B 20,725.18B
Total equity 2,497.24B 2,967.36B 3,746.37B 4,125.30B 5,575.83B
Operating cash flow 890,718M 1,344.76B 1,322.77B 1,474.01B 1,506.28B
 Mar 2017Mar 2018Mar 2019Mar 2020Mar 2021
Revenue 70,466.83M 77,137.79M 78,318.96M 75,770.24M 85,865.05M
Gross Profit 22,494.99M 25,050.01M 26,169.59M 26,023.24M 28,949.23M
Operating income 5,011.93M 6,830.52M 7,909.60M 7,840.34M 10,381.42M
Income before tax 2,323.61M 6,307.26M 9,122.60M 7,352.90M 11,134.37M
Net income 676.80M 4,428.25M 8,262.53M 5,354.67M 11,048.50M
EBITDA 10,779.48M 13,333.30M 14,424.96M 14,705.79M 16,639.70M
Diluted EPS 0.52 3.42 6.38 4.24 8.83
Dividends Per Share 0.18 0.24 0.31 0.41 0.51
Total Assets 158,490.13M 179,271.59M 189,561.25M 213,416.16M 238,505.34M
Total liabilities 130,243.88M 144,891.09M 149,397.80M 168,978.19M 187,558.24M
Total equity 22,410.89M 27,901.88M 33,847.19M 38,213.19M 50,460.08M
Operating cash flow 8,225.49M 12,133.35M 11,928.18M 13,557.18M 14,202.51M

Valuation Measures

Mar 2021
PER12.17
ROA4.74%
ROE24.15%
Operating margin12.09%
Profit margin12.86%

Key executives

  • Co-Chairman, President & Chief Executive Officer: Kenichiro Yoshida
  • CFO, Director, VP & Head-Business Administration: Hiroki Totoki
  • Chief Technology Officer, Executive VP, Head-R&D: Toru Katsumoto
  • Head-Information Systems & Security: Tsuyoshi Kodera
  • Head-Compliance, Public Relations & Legal Affairs: Shiro Kambe

Shareholders

  • Nomura Asset Management Co., Ltd. (5.0%)
  • The Vanguard Group, Inc. (2.4%)
  • Daiwa Asset Management Co. Ltd. (1.9%)
  • Nikko Asset Management Co., Ltd. (1.9%)
  • Sony Group Corp. (1.6%)
  • BlackRock Fund Advisors (1.6%)
  • Norges Bank Investment Management (1.5%)
  • Capital Research & Management Co. (World Investors) (0.9%)
  • Fidelity Management & Research Co. LLC (0.9%)
  • Mitsubishi UFJ Kokusai Asset Management Co., Ltd. (0.8%)

Contact Details

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