Sony is an operator of a conglomerate company in the technology, film, network services and financial sectors. The Company develops, designs, manufactures 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 through its Japanese insurance subsidiaries and banking operations through a Japanese internet-based banking subsidiary. In addition, the Company is engaged in a network services business and an advertising agency business in Japan.

TypePublic
HQTokyo, JP
Founded1946
Size (employees)117,300 (est)-8%
Websitesony.com
Sony was founded in 1946 and is headquartered in Tokyo, JP
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Key People/Management at Sony

Kazuo Hirai

Kazuo Hirai

Chairman
Shiro Kambe

Shiro Kambe

EVP
Masashi Imamura

Masashi Imamura

Corporate Executive Officer, EVP
Tomoyuki Suzuki

Tomoyuki Suzuki

Corporate Executive Officer, Executive Deputy President
Hiroki Totoki

Hiroki Totoki

Representative Corporate Executive Officer, EVP, CFO
Shigeki Ishizuka

Shigeki Ishizuka

Corporate Executive Officer, EVP
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Sony Office Locations

Sony has offices in Surrey, Schlieren, Kista, Barcelona and in 32 other locations
Tokyo, JP (HQ)
1-7-1 Konan, Minato-ku
North Ryde, AU
33-39 Talavera Road, PO Box 377
Wien, AT
41 Wienerbergstraße
Zaventem, BE
7 Da Vincilaan
София, BG
Бизнес Парк София сграда 3, етаж 2, офис 202
Ontario, CA
2235 Shepard Avenue East, Suite 700
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Sony Financials and Metrics

Sony Revenue

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Sony's revenue was reported to be ¥8.54 t in FY, 2017 which is a 12.4% increase from the previous period.
JPY

Revenue (Q1, 2018)

2.0t

Gross profit (Q1, 2018)

841.1b

Gross profit margin (Q1, 2018), %

43.1%

Net income (Q1, 2018)

236.9b

EBIT (Q1, 2018)

195.0b

Market capitalization (14-Nov-2018)

64.9b

Closing stock price (14-Nov-2018)

51.1

Cash (30-Jun-2018)

1.5t

EV

(125.0b)
Sony's current market capitalization is $64.9 b.
Annual
JPYFY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017

Revenue

8.1t7.6t8.5t

Revenue growth, %

(6%)12%

Cost of goods sold

5.2t4.8t5.2t

Gross profit

2.9t2.9t3.4t
Quarterly
JPYQ1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017Q1, 2018

Revenue

1.6t1.7t2.4t1.9t2.1t2.7t2.0t

Cost of goods sold

1.0t1.0t1.5t1.1t1.2t1.6t1.1t

Gross profit

597.6b639.7b902.5b743.0b827.9b1.1t841.1b

Gross profit Margin, %

37%38%38%40%40%40%43%
Annual
JPYFY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017

Cash

983.6b960.1b1.6t

Accounts Receivable

926.4b1.0t1.1t

Prepaid Expenses

483.0b525.9b516.7b

Inventories

683.1b640.8b692.9b
Quarterly
JPYQ1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017Q1, 2018

Cash

631.1b525.2b771.7b984.2b1.0t1.3t1.5t

Accounts Receivable

917.2b992.1b1.4t1.1t1.2t1.5t1.1t

Prepaid Expenses

513.0b484.5b566.3b566.3b507.6b548.7b519.8b

Inventories

717.9b862.4b681.1b728.1b930.7b753.7b692.6b
Annual
JPYFY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017

Net Income

209.7b127.6b547.3b

Depreciation and Amortization

397.1b327.0b361.4b

Inventories

(57.8b)11.2b(51.5b)

Accounts Payable

(49.5b)(1.4b)(87.9b)
Quarterly
JPYQ1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017Q1, 2018

Net Income

36.5b53.6b82.8b94.4b237.2b552.1b236.9b

Depreciation and Amortization

93.6b181.1b259.6b83.3b170.0b258.2b86.2b

Inventories

(75.0b)(256.5b)(18.6b)(83.4b)(272.4b)(89.0b)(7.2b)

Accounts Payable

76.3b213.6b87.7b134.2b309.2b90.5b109.8b
JPYY, 2018

EV/EBIT

-0.6 x

EV/CFO

-1.3 x

Debt/Equity

0.3 x

Debt/Assets

0.1 x

Financial Leverage

5.1 x
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Sony Operating Metrics

Aug, 2018

PlayStations Sold

525.30 m
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Sony Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Acquired CompanyDateDeal Size
truTVFebruary 17, 2017

Sony Revenue Breakdown

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Sony revenue breakdown by business segment: 13.9% from Financial Services, 9.6% from Semiconductors, 8.2% from Mobile Communications, 7.4% from Imaging Products & Solutions, 13.8% from Home Entertainment & Sound, 11.4% from Pictures, 9.0% from Music, 22.0% from Game & Network Services and 4.6% from Other

Sony revenue breakdown by geographic segment: 7.9% from China, 6.3% from Other Areas, 12.0% from Asia-Pacific, 21.6% from Europe, 21.5% from United States and 30.7% from Japan

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Sony Online and Social Media Presence

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Sony Company Life and Culture

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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 Kazuo Hirai, Shiro Kambe and Masashi Imamura.

  • How many employees does Sony have?

    Sony has 117,300 employees.

  • What is Sony revenue?

    Latest Sony annual revenue is ¥8.5 t.

  • What is Sony revenue per employee?

    Latest Sony revenue per employee is ¥72.8 m.

  • Who are Sony competitors?

    Competitors of Sony include Apple, Sequans Communications and Electrolux.

  • Where is Sony headquarters?

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

  • Where are Sony offices?

    Sony has offices in Surrey, Schlieren, Kista, Barcelona and in 32 other locations.

  • How many offices does Sony have?

    Sony has 37 offices.