Sony Corp.


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Dec 11, 2017
Prev close: 5,065
Dec 11, 2017
Market cap:
Market cap(USD):
Shares: 1,264.68M

Currency in JPY

Company profile

Market(Ticker): TKS(6758)
Consumer Durables
Full time employees: 128,400

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 2017

  • Local currency
  • US Dollar
Revenue 7,630.67B
Gross profit 2,435.92B
Operating income 542,730M
Income before tax 251,619M
Net income 73,289M
EBITDA 1,167.28B
Diluted EPS 56.89
Dividends per share 20
Total assets 17,660.55B
Total liabilities 14,513.07B
Total equity 2,497.24B
Operating cash flow 890,718M

Currency in JPY

Revenue 70,466.83M
Gross profit 22,494.99M
Operating income 5,011.93M
Income before tax 2,323.61M
Net income 676.80M
EBITDA 10,779.48M
Diluted EPS 0.52
Dividends per share 0.18
Total assets 158,490.13M
Total liabilities 130,243.88M
Total equity 22,410.89M
Operating cash flow 8,225.49M

Currency in USD

Valuation measures

Mar 2017

PER 64.85
ROA 0.42%
ROE 2.95%
Operating margin 7.11%
Profit margin 0.96%

Key executive

  • President, Chief Executive Officer & Director: Kazuo Hirai
  • CFO, Director & Representative EVP: Kenichiro Yoshida
  • Chief Information Officer: Fumiaki Sakai
  • Senior General Manager-Legal Affairs & Compliance: Natsuko Takei
  • EVP & Head-Engineering Platform: Masashi Imamura

Share holders

  • Capital Research & Management Co. (World Investors)(5.3%)
  • Asset Management One Co., Ltd.(4.7%)
  • Nomura Asset Management Co., Ltd.(2.8%)
  • BlackRock Fund Advisors(2.7%)
  • The Vanguard Group, Inc.(2.3%)
  • BlackRock Japan Co., Ltd.(2.0%)
  • Capital Research & Management Co. (Global Investors)(1.7%)
  • Norges Bank Investment Management(1.3%)
  • Nikko Asset Management Co., Ltd.(1.2%)
  • Daiwa Asset Management Co. Ltd.(1.1%)


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

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