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Sony is a company which 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.com

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Employees (est.) (Mar 2018)117,300(-8%)
Job Openings56
Revenue (FY, 2017)¥8.5 T(+13%)
Share Price (Mar 2019)$46.1

Key People/Management at Sony

Kenichiro Yoshida

Kenichiro Yoshida

President, CEO
Kazuo Hirai

Kazuo Hirai

Chairman
Shiro Kambe

Shiro Kambe

EVP
Masashi Imamura

Masashi Imamura

Corporate Executive Officer, EVP
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 Tokyo, Honolulu, Sofia, Wien 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
Sofia, BG
ul. "Business park Sofia" 1
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 (Q2, 2018)

2.2t

Gross profit (Q2, 2018)

960.0b

Gross profit margin (Q2, 2018), %

44%

Net income (Q2, 2018)

187.1b

EBIT (Q2, 2018)

239.5b

Market capitalization (18-Mar-2019)

58.1b

Closing stock price (18-Mar-2019)

46.1

Cash (30-Sep-2018)

1.5t

EV

(177.6b)
Sony's current market capitalization is $58.1 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, 2018Q2, 2018

Revenue

1.6t1.7t2.4t1.9t2.1t2.7t2.0t2.2t

Cost of goods sold

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

Gross profit

597.6b639.7b902.5b743.0b827.9b1.1t841.1b960.0b

Gross profit Margin, %

37%38%38%40%40%40%43%44%
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, 2018Q2, 2018

Cash

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

Accounts Receivable

917.2b992.1b1.4t1.1t1.2t1.5t1.1t1.3t

Prepaid Expenses

513.0b484.5b566.3b566.3b507.6b548.7b519.8b480.7b

Inventories

717.9b862.4b681.1b728.1b930.7b753.7b692.6b814.6b
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, 2018Q2, 2018

Net Income

36.5b53.6b82.8b94.4b237.2b552.1b236.9b424.0b

Depreciation and Amortization

93.6b181.1b259.6b83.3b170.0b258.2b86.2b171.8b

Inventories

(75.0b)(256.5b)(18.6b)(83.4b)(272.4b)(89.0b)(7.2b)(118.3b)

Accounts Payable

76.3b213.6b87.7b134.2b309.2b90.5b109.8b303.0b
JPYY, 2018

EV/EBIT

-0.7 x

EV/CFO

-0.4 x

Debt/Equity

0.3 x

Debt/Assets

0.1 x

Financial Leverage

5.1 x
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Sony Operating Metrics

FY, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016FY, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017FY, 2017Q1, 2018Q2, 2018

Subscribers, AXN Asia

20.20 m20.40 m20.40 m20.70 m21.20 m20.20 m20.10 m19.10 m20 m19.20 m17.30 m

Subscribers, Movie Mix

11 m14.50 m14.50 m11.40 m

Subscribers, Planet Mutfak

18.50 m18.90 m18.10 m18.10 m18.10 m18.50 m18.50 m18.50 m18.50 m

Subscribers, Planet Turk

16.30 m16.30 m15.40 m15.40 m15.40 m15.90 m15.90 m15.90 m15.90 m
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Sony Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Acquired CompanyDateDeal Size
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
PiximSeptember 12, 2012
GaikaiJuly 02, 2012$380 m
Sony Mobile CommunicationsFebruary 16, 2012
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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 News and Updates

3D Gaming Console Market 2018 Global Analysis By Key Players – Microsoft Corporation, Nintendo Co. Limited, Sony Corporation, Apple, Logitech, Oculus VR

WiseGuyReports.Com Publish a New Market Research Report On –“ 3D Gaming Console Market 2018 Global Analysis By Key Players – Microsoft Corporation, Nintendo Co. Limited, Sony Corporation, Apple, Logitech, Oculus VR”. Posted via Industry Today. Follow us on Twitter @IndustryToday

Organic CMOS Image Sensor Market 2018 Global Analysis By Key Players – Fujifilm Corporation, Panasonic Corporation, Sony Corporation, Samsung Electronics

WiseGuyReports.Com Publish a New Market Research Report On –“ Organic CMOS Image Sensor Market 2018 Global Analysis By Key Players – Fujifilm Corporation, Panasonic Corporation, Sony Corporation, Samsung Electronics”. Posted via Industry Today. Follow us on Twitter @IndustryToday

Microelectromechanical Systems 2018 Global Market Key Players -Infineon Technologies AG, Murata Manufacturing Company Ltd., Seiko Epson Corporation, Hewlett-Packard Company, Sony Corporation......

Microelectromechanical Systems – Global Market Demand, Growth, Opportunities, Manufacturers, Analysis of Top Key Players and Forecast to 2023 Posted via Industry Today. Follow us on Twitter @IndustryToday

Sony Corporation to source 100% renewable power

In the first in a series of corporate announcements ahead of the Global Climate Action Summit here, one of the world's largest electronics and entertainment companies Sony Corporation on Monday announced to join RE100.

Global CMOS Image Sensor Market 2018 | Major Kay Players – Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd, Sharp Corporation, Sk Hynix Inc, Sony Corporation

WiseGuyRerports.com Presents “Global CMOS Image Sensor Market Report 2018” New Document to its Studies Database Posted via Industry Today. Follow us on Twitter @IndustryToday
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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, Kazuo Hirai and Shiro Kambe.

  • 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 Tokyo, Honolulu, Sofia, Wien and in 32 other locations.

  • How many offices does Sony have?

    Sony has 37 offices.