Sony Corp Company Profile (NYSE:SNE)

About Sony Corp (NYSE: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
  • Symbol: NYSE:SNE
  • CUSIP: N/A
  • Web:
  • Market Cap: $44.86 billion
  • Outstanding Shares: 1,262,506,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: $33.79
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: $31.25
  • 52 Week Range: $26.24 - $35.91
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 69.65
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 17.42
  • P/E Growth: 4.34
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: $68.38 billion
  • Price / Sales: 0.66
  • Book Value: $17.79 per share
  • Price / Book: 2.00
  • Annual Dividend: $0.06
  • Dividend Yield: 0.5%
  • EBIDTA: $5.47 billion
  • 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%
  • Average Volume: 768,529 shs.
  • Beta: 1.97
  • Short Ratio: 2.54

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) released its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, April, 28th. The company reported ($0.65) EPS for the quarter, missing the Zacks' consensus estimate of ($0.58) by $0.07. The business earned $1,824.10 billion during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $64.27 billion. Sony Corp had a negative net margin of 0.52% and a negative return on equity of 1.27%. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted ($91.39) EPS. View Sony Corp's Earnings History.

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

7 analysts have issued twelve-month price targets for Sony Corp's stock. Their predictions range from $38.26 to $42.00. On average, they expect Sony Corp's stock price to reach $40.42 in the next year. View Analyst Ratings for Sony Corp.

Who are some of Sony Corp's key competitors?

Who owns Sony Corp stock?

Sony Corp's stock is owned by a number of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Primecap Management Co. CA (3.55%), Gamco Investors INC. ET AL (0.43%), FMR LLC (0.39%), Bank of America Corp DE (0.25%), Gabelli Funds LLC (0.24%) and Morgan Stanley (0.16%). View Institutional Ownership Trends for Sony Corp.

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 NINE MASTS CAPITAL Ltd, Morgan Stanley, FMR LLC, Gamco Investors INC. ET AL, Sei Investments Co., Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, Dynamic Capital Management Ltd and Marketfield Asset Management LLC. View Insider Buying and Selling for Sony Corp.

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 Bank of America Corp DE, Karp Capital Management Corp, Primecap Management Co. CA, Bank of New York Mellon Corp, Credit Suisse AG, Renaissance Technologies LLC, Ferguson Wellman Capital Management Inc. and Jane Street Group LLC. View Insider Buying and Selling for Sony Corp.

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 $35.53.

Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Sony Corp (NYSE:SNE) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 1 Hold Rating, 5 Buy Ratings, 1 Strong Buy Rating
Consensus Rating:Buy (Score: 3.00)
Consensus Price Target: $40.42 (13.76% upside)

Analysts' Ratings History for Sony Corp (NYSE:SNE)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
5/1/2017Goldman Sachs Group IncReiterated RatingConviction-BuyLowView Rating Details
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
6/7/2016BNP 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 5/22/2015 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: $2.04 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 logoFive Charts Show How CEO Hirai Turned Around Sony in Five Years - May 22 at 8:54 AM logoSony: Stellar 2017 - May 18 at 1:03 PM logoWhy Streamlining and Positive Trends Make Sony a Buy - May 18 at 1:03 PM logoLiveblog: Bungie's 'Destiny 2' Grand Gameplay Reveal Event - May 18 at 1:03 PM logoResearch Reports on Electronic Equipment Equities -- Apple, Philips, Sony, and Energous - May 15 at 9:17 AM logoHow Microsoft is bringing VR to the masses - May 14 at 7:30 PM logoThere Isn't Really Much To Say About The 'Quake Champions' Beta - May 14 at 11:26 AM logoEpic Records head L.A. Reid exits Sony Music - May 13 at 8:20 AM logoSony Corp (SNE) Given Average Rating of "Buy" by Brokerages - May 12 at 12:51 PM logoFormer Fox TV Head to Run Sony Pictures - May 11 at 8:58 PM logo'Mass Effect Andromeda' Sequel Issues May Leave All Its Cliffhanger Storylines Unresolved - May 11 at 8:58 PM logo'Prey' Review (PS4): What We Do In The Shadows - May 11 at 8:58 PM logo[$$] Former Fox TV Head to Run Sony Pictures - May 11 at 8:58 PM logoSony Pictures taps Tony Vinciquerra as chairman and CEO - May 11 at 8:58 PM logoMario Gabelli Comments on Sony Corp - May 10 at 8:11 PM logoZacks: Analysts Anticipate Sony Corp (SNE) to Post $0.47 EPS - May 10 at 12:10 AM logoJapan's Nikkei loses momentum after strong rally, Sony climbs - May 9 at 10:28 AM logoMy Own 'Review' Of 'Prey' Underscores Bethesda's Embargo Policy Problems - May 8 at 11:14 AM logoWhy Hulu with Live TV and other streaming TV services are worth the money - May 5 at 8:14 PM logoChina Has Forced Blizzard To Reveal Exact 'Overwatch' And 'Hearthstone' Drop Rates - May 5 at 8:14 PM logo'Prey' Day One Impressions: What Kind Of Game Is This, Exactly? - May 5 at 8:14 PM logo'The Dark Tower' Should Be A Surrealist Western, Not A Superhero Blockbuster - May 4 at 11:12 AM logoLeaked Listing Shows 'Call of Duty: Modern Warfare Remastered' May Get A Standalone Release - May 3 at 10:45 AM logoSomewhat Positive Press Coverage Unlikely to Impact Sony Corp (SNE) Share Price - May 2 at 9:12 PM logoZelda: Breath of the Wild's DLC Sounds Like 'The Division' DLC, And That Isn't A Compliment - May 2 at 5:45 PM logoNintendo Details Zelda: Breath of the Wild's First DLC Pack, 'The Master Trials' - May 2 at 9:23 AM logoGoldman Sachs Group Inc Reaffirms Conviction-Buy Rating for Sony Corp (SNE) - May 1 at 11:52 AM logoExpert Predicts PlayStation 5 In 2018 - May 1 at 11:45 AM logoSony Reaches 22-Month High as Analysts Predict Record Profit - May 1 at 11:44 AM logoDespite Analyst Predictions, PlayStation 5 In 2018 Seems Unlikely And Unwise - May 1 at 11:44 AM logoA Switch Story That Should Kill The Myth Of Nintendo's 'Artificial Scarcity' - May 1 at 11:44 AM logo'Destiny' Gets An Origin Story Thanks To Its Best Community Loremaster - April 30 at 3:24 PM logoSomewhat Positive News Coverage Likely to Impact Sony Corp (SNE) Share Price - April 30 at 12:23 AM logoMicrosoft Explains Why It's Not Making Xbox Games Like 'Breath of the Wild' Or 'Horizon Zero Dawn' - April 29 at 3:24 PM logoSony Turns To Profit In Q4 On Higher Sales; Sees Strong Results In FY18 - April 28 at 4:08 PM logoSony returns to black on healthy chip, game, battery sales - April 28 at 4:08 PM logoSony sees surge in chip demand pushing profit nearing 20-year record - April 28 at 4:08 PM logo[$$] Sony forecasts its highest profits in 20 years - April 28 at 4:08 PM logoNintendo (Being Nintendo) Randomly Announces The New 2DS XL - April 28 at 4:08 PM logoSony (SNE) Posts Earnings in Q4, Issues Guidance for FY17 - April 28 at 4:08 PM logoSpider-Man And Stephen King: Put Sony On A Watch List - April 28 at 1:26 AM logoSony Life Insurance Co., Ltd. -- Moody's withdraws Sony Life's A1 IFSR for business reasons - April 28 at 1:26 AM 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


Sony Corp (SNE) Chart for Monday, May, 22, 2017

This page was last updated on 5/22/2017 by Staff