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Last ¥3,629 JPY
Change Today -16.00 / -0.44%
Volume 8.9M
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sony corp (6758) Details

Sony Corporation designs, develops, manufactures, and sells electronic equipment, instruments, and devices for consumer, professional, and industrial markets worldwide. It offers LCD televisions; home audio, Blu-ray disc players and recorders, and memory-based audio devices; compact digital, home-use video, and interchangeable single-lens cameras; and personal computers. The company also develops, produces, markets, and distributes PlayStation4, PlayStation3, PlayStation Vita, PlayStation Portable, and PlayStation 2 hardware and related software. In addition, it provides professional solutions, such as broadcast- and professional-use products; CMOS image sensors, CCDs, system LSIs, small- and medium-sized LCD panels, and other semiconductors; batteries, audio/video/data recording media, storage media, optical pickups, chemical products, and optical disk drives; and materials and components for electronic devices, such as anisotropic conductive films. Further, the company is engaged in the acquisition, production, and distribution of television programs, animated motion pictures, and video content; operation of television networks and studios; and recorded music distribution, as well as music publishing businesses. Additionally, it provides various financial services, including life and non-life insurance, savings products, and loans; is involved in the research, development, design, production, marketing, sale, distribution, and servicing of mobile phones, tablets, accessories, and applications; offers Blu-ray disc, DVD, and CD media replication services, as well as digital and physical supply chain solutions to business customers in the entertainment, education, and information industries; and provides Internet broadband network services to subscribers. The company was formerly known as Tokyo Tsushin Kogyo Kabushiki Kaisha and changed its name to Sony Corporation in January 1958. Sony Corporation was founded in 1946 and is headquartered in Tokyo, Japan.

Founded in 1946

sony corp (6758) Top Compensated Officers

Chief Executive Officer, President, Represent...
Total Annual Compensation: ¥184.0M
Corporate Executive Officer and President for...
Total Annual Compensation: ¥156.0M
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

sony corp (6758) Key Developments

Sony Corporation Announces Expansion Plans for 2015

Sony Corporation announced expansion plans for 2015. Fiscal year 2015 forecast for Semiconductor CapEx is JPY 290 billion. The company expects to use JPY 210 billion of the JPY 290 billion to expand production capacity for image sensors. A large part of the remainder will be used for camera modules production capacity.

Sony Corporation Announces Consolidated Earnings Results for the Fourth Quarter and Full Year Ended March 2015; Provides Earnings Guidance for the Current Fiscal Year 2015; Plan to Issue Interim Dividend for the Fiscal Year 2015

Sony Corporation announced consolidated earnings results for the fourth quarter and full year ended March 2015. For the January-to-March quarter, the company posted a net loss of JPY 106.8 billion, compared with a net loss of JPY 138.2 billion in the same period last year. The company also booked an operating loss of JPY 99.8 billion for the three-month period, compared with an operating loss of JPY 111.8 billion a year before, while sales grew 3.6% to JPY 1.938 trillion. For the year to March 2015, the company ended the previous financial year through March with a net loss attributable to the company’s stockholders was JPY 126 billion, essentially flat year-on-year, compared with a net loss of JPY 128.4 billion the year before. In fiscal year 2014, consolidated sales increased 5.8% year-on-year to JPY 8,215.9 billion due to the impact of depreciation of the yen. Consolidated operating income was JPY 68.5 billion, 2.6x higher than that of the previous fiscal year. In fiscal year 2014, consolidated sales increased 5.8% year-on-year primarily due to the impact of the depreciation of the yen. For the current fiscal year to March 2016, the company expects to return to black after three years, the company expects a net profit of JPY 140 billion for the current financial year 2016, the first positive result in three years, due to strong sales of image sensors and a weaker yen. The company also expected an operating profit of JPY 320 billion for the year through March 2016, although sales would be JPY 7.9 trillion, down 3.8% year-on-year. The company is continuing to invest in production capacity for Semiconductors. The company’s fiscal year 2015 CapEx budget is JPY 290 billion. JPY 210 billion of that amount is investment in image sensors. And the vast majority of the difference, the JPY 80 billion, is investment for camera modules that will be made in Kumamoto TEC. Its image sensor CapEx is focused on production capacity for back-illuminated stacked-type analog technology. This business is not impacted by the silicon cycle of an edge process technology, and the company expects it does not suffer from easy obsolescence. Fiscal year 2015 sales and operating income are expected to increase significantly.

Sony Corporation Eliminates Fiscal Year-End Dividend for the Fiscal Year Ended March 31, 2015; Plans to Pay Interim Dividend for the Fiscal Year Ending March 31, 2016

Sony Corporation eliminated its fiscal year-end dividend for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2015, but it plans to pay JPY 10 per share as an interim dividend during the fiscal year ending March 31, 2016. At this point in time, the amount of the year-end dividend for the fiscal year ending March 31, 2016 is undetermined.


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