Sony Corp Company Profile (NYSE:SNE)

About Sony Corp (SNE)

Sony Corp logoSony Corporation (Sony) is engaged in the development, design, manufacture and sale of various kinds of electronic equipment, instruments and devices for consumer, professional and industrial markets, as well as game consoles and software. The Company's segments include Mobile Communications, Game & Network Services, Imaging Products & Solutions, Home Entertainment & Sound, Devices, Pictures, Music, Financial Services and All Other. It is engaged in the production, acquisition and distribution of motion pictures and television programming and the operation of television and digital networks. It is also engaged in the development, production, manufacture and distribution of recorded music and the management and licensing of the words and music of songs. It is also engaged in various financial services businesses, including life and non-life insurance operations, through its Japanese insurance subsidiaries and banking operations through a Japanese Internet-based banking subsidiary.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Consumer Discretionary
  • Industry: Electronic Equipment
  • Sub-Industry: N/A
  • Exchange: NYSE
  • Symbol: SNE
  • CUSIP: N/A
Key Metrics:
  • Previous Close: $33.58
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $32.29
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $30.91
  • 52-Week Range: $23.62 - $34.17
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: N/A
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 17.20
  • P/E Growth: 4.00
  • Market Cap: $42.48B
  • Outstanding Shares: 1,262,297,000
  • Beta: 1.97
  • Net Margins: -0.52%
  • Return on Equity: -1.27%
  • Return on Assets: -0.23%
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 0.22%
  • Current Ratio: 0.83%
  • Quick Ratio: 0.65%

Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Sony Corp (NYSE:SNE) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 1 Hold Rating, 6 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Buy (Score: 2.86)
Consensus Price Target: $40.42 (19.87% upside)

Analysts' Ratings History for Sony Corp (NYSE:SNE)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
4/25/2017Sanford C. BernsteinInitiated CoverageOutperform -> Outperform$41.00LowView Rating Details
4/21/2017JPMorgan Chase & Co.UpgradeNeutral -> OverweightLowView Rating Details
3/11/2017Jefferies Group LLCSet Price TargetBuy$42.00LowView Rating Details
7/6/2016Deutsche Bank AGUpgradeHold -> BuyN/AView Rating Details
6/30/2016Goldman Sachs Group IncReiterated RatingBuyN/AView Rating Details
6/7/2016BNP ParibasUpgradeReduce -> HoldN/AView Rating Details
5/23/2016Bank of America CorpReiterated RatingBuy$38.26 -> $38.26N/AView Rating Details
9/4/2015NomuraReiterated RatingBuyN/AView Rating Details
(Data available from 4/27/2015 forward)


Earnings History for Sony Corp (NYSE:SNE)
Earnings by Quarter for Sony Corp (NYSE:SNE)
Earnings History by Quarter for Sony Corp (NYSE:SNE)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
2/2/2017Q317$0.38$0.13$22.35 billion$2,397.50 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
11/7/2016Q217($0.07)$0.04$16.90 billion$1,688.90 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/28/2016Q416($0.58)($0.65)$64.27 billion$1,824.10 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/29/2015Q2$21.26$26.10$1,905.43 billion$1,892.70 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/30/2015Q215$40.90$70.52$65.06 billion$1,808.10 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/30/2015Q4($93.60)($0.76)$1,910.27 billion$1,937.71 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/4/2015Q314$0.25$0.63$21.14 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/31/2014Q2($156.14)($124.32)$1,797.53 billion$1,901.50 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/31/2014Q1($10.30)$22.94$1,692.74 billion$1,809.00 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/14/2014Q4($120.90)($132.97)$1,761.99 billion$1,870.92 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/6/2014Q3$14.60$26.00$2,194.57 billion$2,412.82 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/31/2013Q213$11.00($18.91)$80.07 billion$1,776.00 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/1/2013Q413$4.00$2.98$1,686.42 billion$1,712.00 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/9/2013$37.00$92.89$1,733.03 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/7/2013Q313$67.33($0.12)$23.37 billion$22.39 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/2/2012$6.00$24.55ViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/10/2012($322.20)($388.80)ViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/2/2012($26.10)($158.40)ViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/2/2011$17.40($26.88)ViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/28/2011$4.50($15.45)ViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/3/2011$0.77$0.89ViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)


Earnings Estimates for Sony Corp (NYSE:SNE)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $0.38 EPS
Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $1.96 EPS


Dividend History for Sony Corp (NYSE:SNE)
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Insider Trades

Insider Trading History for Sony Corp (NYSE:SNE)
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Headline Trends for Sony Corp (NYSE:SNE)
Latest Headlines for Sony Corp (NYSE:SNE)
DateHeadline logoSony Entertainment eyeing Tony Vinciquerra for top post - April 27 at 3:24 PM logoSony's Gaming Division Is Off to a Great Start in 2017 - April 26 at 9:46 PM logoSony Corp (SNE) Earning Somewhat Favorable Press Coverage, AlphaOne Reports - April 26 at 8:06 PM logoBernstein Starts Sony Corp. (SNE) at Outperform - - April 26 at 4:19 PM logoSony (SNE) to Report Q4 Earnings: Surprise in the Cards? - April 26 at 9:19 AM logoSony's Gaming Division Is Off to a Great Start in 2017 - April 26 at 9:19 AM logoSony: Why The PS4 Could Sell 19 Million Units This Year - April 25 at 6:53 PM logoWhy Marvel Should Want 'Justice League' To Succeed - April 25 at 6:53 PM logo[$$] Sony Earnings: What to Watch - April 25 at 9:45 AM logoSony Corp. : SNE-US: Dividend Analysis : March 30th, 2017 (record date) : By the numbers : April 24, 2017 - April 24 at 6:20 PM logoSony Lifts FY Profit View - April 24 at 11:30 AM logoSony Surges as Analysts Say Profit May Reach Highest Since 1998 - April 24 at 11:30 AM logoJapan's Nikkei hits near 3-week high on French vote relief, Sony climbs - April 24 at 11:30 AM logoSony Surges on Rosier Profit Outlook; Time to Believe - April 24 at 11:30 AM logoSony shares rally on hopes it could see the best profit in 20 years - April 24 at 11:30 AM logoSony Corp (SNE) Receiving Somewhat Positive News Coverage, Analysis Shows - April 23 at 4:49 PM logo11 Most Expensive Vinyl Records On The Market - April 22 at 7:06 PM logoSony Reports Preliminary Profit Above Forecast on Savings - April 21 at 7:39 PM logoSony lifts annual profit estimate on lower amortization costs - April 21 at 7:39 PM logo'Wonder Woman,' 'Star Wars: The Last Jedi' And The Trap Of Too Many Trailers - April 21 at 7:39 PM logoJPMorgan Chase & Co. Upgrades Sony Corp (SNE) to Overweight - April 21 at 5:38 PM logoAm I Blind Or Does 'Mario Kart 8' Look Identical On The Nintendo Switch And Wii U? - April 20 at 8:00 PM logoHere Are The 30 Games Nintendo Should Put On The Mini SNES Classic Edition - April 19 at 7:52 PM logoSony's Gaming Segment Will Drive Growth in 2017 - April 19 at 7:52 PM logoHands-On With The Best Android TV -- The Sony ZD9 - April 19 at 7:52 PM logoThe Celebrity Techsplainer of Beverly Hills - April 19 at 9:12 AM logoZacks: Brokerages Expect Sony Corp (SNE) to Post $0.07 Earnings Per Share - April 19 at 7:56 AM logoI Finally Beat 'Zelda: Breath of the Wild' And Found The Ending Lacking - April 18 at 7:07 PM logoHow Disney Is Impacting The Future Of Streaming TV - April 18 at 9:09 AM logoBox Office Top 20: 'Fast 8' snags global debut record - April 18 at 9:09 AM logoSony Corp (SNE) Receives Coverage Optimism Score of 0.04 - April 17 at 6:35 PM logoSony Corp (SNE) Given Consensus Recommendation of "Buy" by Brokerages - April 17 at 1:58 PM logoSony Corp (SNE) Receiving Somewhat Favorable Media Coverage, Study Shows - April 14 at 7:33 PM logoMicrosoft: The New Xbox Has The Specs, But Does It Have Game? - April 14 at 12:30 PM logoSo What Is Nintendo Thinking Discontinuing The Beloved NES Classic Edition? - April 14 at 12:30 PM logoSum Up The Parts: ADRA Could Be Worth $32 - April 12 at 1:01 PM logoFirst Impressions Of Diablo 3's Resurrected Necromancer, Now In Beta - April 12 at 1:01 PM logoSony Teams Up with E Ink Holdings to Set Up Joint Venture - April 11 at 7:39 PM logoNintendo's New Direct Will Talk 'Splatoon 2' And 'ARMS' On The Switch - April 10 at 7:25 PM logoMariah Carey forms Butterfly MC Records label with Epic Records - April 10 at 7:25 PM logo[$$] Sony Goes Commercial After PlayStation Virtual-Reality Check - April 7 at 12:39 PM logo'Mass Effect: Andromeda' And Why You Should Now Wait To Play Everything - April 7 at 12:39 PM logoSony and Paramount Are Getting New CEOs -- Here's What That Means for Investors - April 7 at 12:39 PM logoSony to Target Commercial Customers - April 7 at 12:39 PM logoCan Verizon Take On the Streaming Competition? - April 3 at 7:37 PM logo4 Good Reasons To Like Sony In 2017 - March 30 at 8:12 PM logoCinemaCon 2017: Could movie projectors become a thing of the past? - March 30 at 8:11 PM logoTelensa Shifts Production from Asia to the UK - Begins Manufacturing Smart City Technology with Sony - March 29 at 8:13 AM logo[$$] Auctions for Prince’s Music Rights Had Some Bidders Feeling Left Out - March 29 at 12:48 AM logo7 Best Smartphones With Front Facing Speakers - March 24 at 1:37 AM


Frequently Asked Questions for Sony Corp (NYSE:SNE)

What is Sony Corp's stock symbol?

Sony Corp trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "SNE."

How were Sony Corp's earnings last quarter?

Sony Corp (NYSE:SNE) issued its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, February, 2nd. The company reported $0.13 EPS for the quarter, missing analysts' consensus estimates of $0.38 by $0.25. The company had revenue of $2,397.50 billion for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $22.35 billion. Sony Corp had a negative return on equity of 1.27% and a negative net margin of 0.52%. The company's revenue was down 7.1% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the previous year, the business earned $95.33 earnings per share.

Where is Sony Corp's stock going? Where will Sony Corp's stock price be in 2017?

7 brokers have issued twelve-month price targets for Sony Corp's stock. Their forecasts range from $38.26 to $42.00. On average, they expect Sony Corp's stock price to reach $40.42 in the next twelve months.

Who owns Sony Corp stock?

Sony Corp's stock is owned by a number of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Howard Hughes Medical Institute (0.02%), Duff & Phelps Investment Management Co. (0.02%), Ferguson Wellman Capital Management Inc. (0.01%), Highland Capital Management LLC (0.01%), Capstone Asset Management Co. (0.01%) and Creative Planning (0.00%).

Who sold Sony Corp stock? Who is selling Sony Corp stock?

Sony Corp's stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Duff & Phelps Investment Management Co., Berkshire Asset Management LLC PA, Janney Montgomery Scott LLC, SOL Capital Management CO and Creative Planning.

Who bought Sony Corp stock? Who is buying Sony Corp stock?

Sony Corp's stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Ferguson Wellman Capital Management Inc., Waldron LP, Highland Capital Management LLC, Bank of Montreal Can, Raymond James Trust N.A., Eastern Bank, Capstone Asset Management Co. and Quadrant Capital Group LLC.

How do I buy Sony Corp stock?

Shares of Sony Corp can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

How much does a share of Sony Corp stock cost?

One share of Sony Corp stock can currently be purchased for approximately $33.72.

Sony Corp (SNE) Chart for Thursday, April, 27, 2017

This page was last updated on 4/27/2017 by Staff