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Sony is a company that develops, designs, produces and sells electronic equipment, instruments, and devices for consumer, professional and industrial markets, as well as game hardware and software. It is also engaged in production and acquisition, development, manufacture, marketing, distribution, and broadcasting of image-based software, including motion picture, home entertainment, and television products and distribution of recorded music. Moreover, Sony provides financial services, including life and non-life insurance operations. The company is also engaged in a network services business and an advertising agency business.
TypePublic
Founded1946
HQTokyo, JP
Websitesony.net
Overall CultureB

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Employees (est.) (Mar 2020)111,700(-2%)
Revenue (FY, 2020)¥8.3 T(-4%)
Share Price (Apr 2021)¥11.7 K(-1%)
Cybersecurity ratingBMore

Key People/Management at Sony

Kenichiro Yoshida

Kenichiro Yoshida

Member of the Nominating Committee, President, CEO
Hiroki Totoki

Hiroki Totoki

Member of the Board, Executive Deputy President and Chief Financial Officer
Toru Katsumoto

Toru Katsumoto

Executive Deputy President, Officer in charge of R&D
Ichiro Takagi

Ichiro Takagi

SEVP, Deputy Officer in charge of Electronics Products & Solutions Business
Terushi Shimizu

Terushi Shimizu

SEVP, Officer in charge of Imaging & Sensing Solutions Business
Rob Stringer

Rob Stringer

SEVP, Officer in charge of Music Business (Global) CEO, Sony Music Entertainment
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Sony Office Locations

Sony has offices in Tokyo, Atsugi, Fujisawa, Koto City and in 36 other locations
Tokyo, JP (HQ)
1-7-1 Konan, Minato-ku
Atsugi, JP
4-chōme-14-1 Asahichō
Atsugi, JP
4-chōme-16-1 Okata
Fujisawa, JP
3 Chome-3 Tsujido
Koto City, JP
3-chōme-5-7 Ariake
Shinagawa City, JP
2-chōme-10-1 Ōsaki
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Sony Financials and Metrics

Sony Revenue

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Sony's revenue was reported to be ¥8.26 t in FY, 2020 which is a 4.7% decrease from the previous period.
JPY

Revenue (Q1, 2021)

2.0t

Gross profit (Q1, 2021)

916.2b

Gross profit margin (Q1, 2021), %

46.5%

Net income (Q1, 2021)

166.0b

EBIT (Q1, 2021)

230.9b

Market capitalization (26-Apr-2021)

14.1t

Closing stock price (26-Apr-2021)

11.7k

Cash (30-Jun-2020)

1.4t

EV

14.6t
Sony's current market capitalization is ¥14.1 t.
Annual
JPYFY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019FY, 2020

Revenue

7.6t8.5t8.7t8.3t

Revenue growth, %

(6%)12%1%(5%)

Cost of goods sold

4.8t5.2t5.2t4.8t

Gross profit

2.9t3.4t3.5t3.5t
Quarterly
JPYQ1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018Q1, 2019Q2, 2019Q3, 2019Q1, 2020Q2, 2020Q3, 2020Q1, 2021

Revenue

1.9t2.1t2.7t2.0t2.2t2.4t1.9t2.1t2.5t2.0t

Cost of goods sold

1.1t1.2t1.6t1.1t1.2t1.6t1.1t1.2t1.4t1.1t

Gross profit

743.0b827.9b1.1t841.1b960.0b820.4b864.7b965.3b1.1t916.2b

Gross profit Margin, %

40%40%40%43%44%34%45%45%43%47%
Annual
JPYFY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019FY, 2020

Cash

960.1b1.6t1.5t1.5t

Accounts Receivable

1.0t1.1t1.1t1.0t

Inventories

640.8b692.9b653.3b590.0b

Current Assets

4.4t5.2t5.2t5.7t
Quarterly
JPYQ1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018Q1, 2019Q2, 2019Q3, 2019Q1, 2020Q2, 2020Q3, 2020Q1, 2021

Cash

984.2b1.0t1.3t1.5t1.5t1.5t1.2t1.3t1.4t1.4t

Accounts Receivable

1.1t1.2t1.5t1.1t1.3t1.4t1.1t1.2t1.3t1.0t

Inventories

728.1b930.7b753.7b692.6b814.6b676.1b693.6b779.5b607.4b588.8b

Current Assets

4.7t5.1t5.6t5.3t5.7t5.5t5.2t5.4t5.6t5.9t
Annual
JPYFY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019FY, 2020

Net Income

127.6b547.3b966.6b622.3b

Depreciation and Amortization

327.0b361.4b374.0b416.6b

Inventories

11.2b(51.5b)30.5b40.3b

Accounts Payable

(1.4b)(87.9b)18.5b(91.4b)
Quarterly
JPYFY, 2017

Revenue/Employee

59.2m

Debt/Equity

0.4 x

Debt/Assets

0.1 x

Financial Leverage

5.6 x
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Sony Operating Metrics

FY, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016FY, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017FY, 2017Q1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018FY, 2018Q1, 2019Q2, 2019Q3, 2020FY, 2020Q1, 2021

PS4 Hardware Sold

17.7 m3.5 m3.9 m9.7 m20 m3.3 m4.2 m9 m19 m3.2 m3.9 m8.1 m17.8 m3.2 m2.8 m6.1 m13.6 m1.9 m

Subscribers, AXN Sci-Fi Italy

4.3 m4.3 m4.3 m

Subscribers, GEM

1.5 m900 k1.8 m1.8 m1.8 m1.9 m1.9 m1.9 m1.9 m1 m1 m1.5 m1.4 m

Subscribers, Sony Cocuk

18.5 m18.9 m18.1 m18.1 m18.1 m18.5 m18.5 m18.5 m18.5 m18.5 m
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Sony Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Company NameDateDeal Size
Sony Financial Holdings Inc.July 15, 2020$3.7 b
MidokuraJune 07, 2019
CogitaiJanuary 01, 2019
truTVFebruary 17, 2017
Altair Semiconductor Altair SemiconductorJanuary 22, 2016$212 m
Toshiba - Image Sensor BusinessDecember 04, 2015$155 m
Softkinetic SoftkineticOctober 08, 2015
Optical ArchiveMay 27, 2015
OnLiveApril 04, 2015
The OrchardMarch 18, 2015$200 m
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Sony Revenue Breakdown

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Sony revenue breakdown by business segment: 23.5% from Electronics Products and Solutions, 15.5% from Financial Services, 12.7% from Imaging Products & Solutions, 12.0% from Pictures, 10.0% from Music, 23.4% from Game & Network Services and 3.0% from Other

Human Capital Metrics

Sony's employees are reported to be approximately 36% female and 64% male.
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Sony Cybersecurity Score

Cybersecurity ratingPremium dataset

B

89/100

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Sony Environment, Social & Governance (ESG) Ratings

CSRHub ESG ratingPremium dataset

60-79

out of 100

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Sony Online and Social Media Presence

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Sony Company Culture

  • Overall Culture

    B

    69/100

  • CEO Rating

    B+

    73/100

  • Compensation

    A

    78/100

  • Diversity

    B

    69/100

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Sony News and Updates

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Sony Launches Generation 3 PetaSite Optical Disc Archive Library with 66 Percent Greater Capacity and 50 Percent Improvement in Archive Performance Versus Previous Generation

Sony Electronics Inc. announces the launch of Generation 3 ("Gen3") PetaSite Optical Disc Archive technology, which is now shipping. The high-capacity archival storage solution scales from 165 TB*1 to 2.9 PB*1 of immutable optical storage in a standard 42U Rack. This launch follows Sony's recently …

Sony's New Flagship Xperia 1 II Smartphone Will Ship on July 24th in the United States--Pre-sales start June 1st

Sony Electronics today announced its new flagship smartphone, Xperia 1 II, will be available for pre-sales starting June 1st and shipping July 24th unlocked from Sony authorized retailers. Xperia 1 II has a suggested retail price of $1199.99 USD. Pre-order by June 28th to get the WF-1000XM3 wireless…

Sony Introduces Optimal Flexibility in Remote Communication, Monitoring and Content Production with Latest 4K 60P Cameras

Sony today introduced two new compact cameras – SRG-XP1 (POV) and SRG-XB25 (BOX) – that deliver high-quality images at 4K 60p alongside full IP connectivity, expanding its renowned remote camera line up. With product availability starting in August 2020, users can select the wide-angle SRG-XP1 or th…

Sony Electronics Taps Jeff Goldstein to Lead Custom Integration Sales

Sony Electronics Inc. today announced the appointment of Jeff Goldstein as head of sales to the custom integrator channel. In this role, he will oversee the company's relationships with leading audio and video integrators and help build on Sony's 30-year history of developing high-performance home t…

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Sony Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Sony founded?

    Sony was founded in 1946.

  • Who are Sony key executives?

    Sony's key executives are Kenichiro Yoshida, Hiroki Totoki and Toru Katsumoto.

  • How many employees does Sony have?

    Sony has 111,700 employees.

  • What is Sony revenue?

    Latest Sony annual revenue is ¥8.3 t.

  • What is Sony revenue per employee?

    Latest Sony revenue per employee is ¥73.9 m.

  • Who are Sony competitors?

    Competitors of Sony include GoPro, Sharp and Oculus.

  • Where is Sony headquarters?

    Sony headquarters is located at 1-7-1 Konan, Minato-ku, Tokyo.

  • Where are Sony offices?

    Sony has offices in Tokyo, Atsugi, Fujisawa, Koto City and in 36 other locations.

  • How many offices does Sony have?

    Sony has 44 offices.