NYSE:SONY

Sony Group (SONY) Stock Price, News & Analysis

$81.56
+0.26 (+0.32%)
(As of 04/22/2024 ET)
Today's Range
$80.89
$81.73
50-Day Range
$81.29
$95.86
52-Week Range
$79.62
$100.94
Volume
611,151 shs
Average Volume
779,617 shs
Market Capitalization
$100.66 billion
P/E Ratio
15.75
Dividend Yield
0.48%
Price Target
$108.00

Sony Group MarketRank™ Stock Analysis

Analyst Rating
Moderate Buy
2.80 Rating Score
Upside/​Downside
32.4% Upside
$108.00 Price Target
Short Interest
Healthy
0.16% of Float Sold Short
Dividend Strength
Weak
Based on Four Factors
Sustainability
N/A
News Sentiment
0.42mentions of Sony Group in the last 14 days
Based on 22 Articles This Week
Insider Trading
N/A
Proj. Earnings Growth
10.75%
From $5.21 to $5.77 Per Share

Overall MarketRank

New Rank-Based ScoringMarketRank is calculated by averaging available category scores (with extra weight given to analysis and valuation), then ranking the company's weighted average against that of other companies.

3.22 out of 5 stars

Consumer Discretionary Sector

151st out of 266 stocks

Household Audio & Video Equipment Industry

4th out of 6 stocks

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About Sony Group Stock (NYSE:SONY)

Sony Group Corporation designs, develops, produces, and sells electronic equipment, instruments, and devices for the consumer, professional, and industrial markets in Japan, the United States, Europe, China, the Asia-Pacific, and internationally. The company distributes software titles and add-on content through digital networks; network services related to game, video, and music content; and home gaming consoles, packaged and game software, and peripheral devices. It also develops, produces, markets, and distributes recorded music; publishes music; and produces and distributes animation titles, game applications, and various services for music and visual products. In addition, the company produces, acquires, and distributes live-action and animated motion pictures for theatrical release, as well as scripted and animated series, unscripted reality or light entertainment, daytime serials, game shows, television movies, and miniseries and other television programs; operation of television networks and direct-to-consumer streaming services; operates a visual effects and animation unit; and manages a studio facility. Further, it researches, develops, designs, produces, markets, distributes, sells, and services televisions, and video and sound products; interchangeable lens, as well as compact digital, and consumer and professional video cameras; projectors and medical equipment; mobile phones, accessories, and applications; and metal oxide semiconductor image sensors, charge-coupled devices, integration systems, and other semiconductors. Additionally, it offers Internet broadband network services; recording media, and storage media products; and life and non-life insurance, banking, and other services, as well as creates and distributes content for PCs and mobile phones. The company was formerly known as Sony Corporation and changed its name to Sony Group Corporation in April 2021. Sony Group Corporation was incorporated in 1946 and is headquartered in Tokyo, Japan.

SONY Stock Price History

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Company Calendar

Last Earnings
2/14/2024
Today
4/22/2024
Next Earnings (Confirmed)
5/14/2024
Fiscal Year End
3/31/2025

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry
Household audio & video equipment
Sub-Industry
N/A
Employees
113,000
Year Founded
N/A

Price Target and Rating

Average Stock Price Target
$108.00
High Stock Price Target
$108.00
Low Stock Price Target
$108.00
Potential Upside/Downside
+32.4%
Consensus Rating
Moderate Buy
Rating Score (0-4)
2.80
Research Coverage
5 Analysts

Profitability

Net Income
$6.93 billion
Pretax Margin
9.61%

Debt

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$13.15 trillion
Cash Flow
$12.05 per share
Book Value
$43.71 per share

Miscellaneous

Outstanding Shares
1,234,223,000
Free Float
1,147,827,000
Market Cap
$100.66 billion
Optionable
Optionable
Beta
0.98
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Should I Buy Sony Group Stock? SONY Pros and Cons Explained

Pros

Here are some ways that investors could benefit from investing in Sony Group Co.:

  • Sony Group Co. has a strong track record of designing, developing, and selling electronic equipment across various markets globally, indicating a diversified revenue stream.
  • Recent financial performance has been positive, with the company reporting earnings per share that beat consensus estimates, showcasing strong profitability.
  • Investors may find the current stock price of Sony Group Co. attractive, providing a potentially favorable entry point into the market.
  • The company's focus on innovation and technological advancements in its products can lead to competitive advantages and market leadership.
  • Sony Group Co.'s presence in multiple sectors such as entertainment, electronics, and gaming offers investors exposure to different industries within a single investment.

Cons

Investors should be bearish about investing in Sony Group Co. for these reasons:

  • Market volatility and competition in the electronic equipment industry may pose risks to Sony Group Co.'s financial performance and stock price.
  • Fluctuations in consumer demand for electronic devices could impact the company's sales and revenue, leading to potential uncertainties for investors.
  • External factors such as global economic conditions and trade policies may influence Sony Group Co.'s operations and profitability.
  • Changes in technology trends and consumer preferences could require continuous adaptation and investment by the company, affecting its bottom line.
  • Investors should consider the impact of currency exchange rates on Sony Group Co.'s international operations and financial results.
These pros and cons were generated based on recent news and financial data from MarketBeat in order to provide readers with the fastest and most accurate insights. They were last updated on Saturday, April 13, 2024. Please send any questions or comments about these Sony Group pros and cons to contact@marketbeat.com.

SONY Stock Analysis - Frequently Asked Questions

Should I buy or sell Sony Group stock right now?

5 Wall Street equities research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Sony Group in the last year. There are currently 1 hold rating and 4 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street equities research analysts is that investors should "moderate buy" SONY shares.
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What is Sony Group's stock price target for 2024?

5 equities research analysts have issued twelve-month price targets for Sony Group's stock. Their SONY share price targets range from $108.00 to $108.00. On average, they predict the company's share price to reach $108.00 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 32.4% from the stock's current price.
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How have SONY shares performed in 2024?

Sony Group's stock was trading at $94.69 at the start of the year. Since then, SONY stock has decreased by 13.9% and is now trading at $81.56.
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Are investors shorting Sony Group?

Sony Group saw a increase in short interest in the month of March. As of March 31st, there was short interest totaling 1,960,000 shares, an increase of 34.2% from the March 15th total of 1,460,000 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 806,200 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 2.4 days. Currently, 0.2% of the shares of the company are short sold.
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When is Sony Group's next earnings date?

The company is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, May 14th 2024.
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How can I listen to Sony Group's earnings call?

Sony Group will be holding an earnings conference call on Tuesday, May 14th at 3:00 AM Eastern. Interested parties can register for or listen to the call using this link.

How were Sony Group's earnings last quarter?

Sony Group Co. (NYSE:SONY) posted its earnings results on Wednesday, February, 14th. The company reported $2.00 EPS for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $1.68 by $0.32. The business had revenue of $25.38 billion for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $24.31 billion. Sony Group had a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 12.43% and a net margin of 7.62%.

Is Sony Group a good dividend stock?

Sony Group (NYSE:SONY) pays an annual dividend of $0.39 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 0.49%. The dividend payout ratio is 7.53%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, SONY will have a dividend payout ratio of 6.76% next year. This indicates that the company will be able to sustain or increase its dividend.

What guidance has Sony Group issued on next quarter's earnings?

Sony Group issued an update on its FY 2023 earnings guidance on Wednesday, February, 14th. The company provided earnings per share guidance of for the period. The company issued revenue guidance of $86.6 billion-$86.6 billion, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $83.3 billion.

Who are Sony Group's major shareholders?

Sony Group's stock is owned by a number of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Raymond James & Associates (0.02%), Cardinal Capital Management Inc. (0.02%), Atwood & Palmer Inc. (0.02%), Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Holdings Inc. (0.01%), Norden Group LLC (0.01%) and IMC Chicago LLC (0.00%).

How do I buy shares of Sony Group?

Shares of SONY stock can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Charles Schwab, E*TRADE, Fidelity, and Vanguard Brokerage Services.
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This page (NYSE:SONY) was last updated on 4/22/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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