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Sony Corp (6758) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review

Sony Corp (6758) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review

Sony Corp (6758) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review

- provides you an in-depth strategic SWOT analysis of the company’s businesses and operations. The profile has been compiled by GlobalData to bring to you a clear and an unbiased view of the company’s key strengths and weaknesses and the potential opportunities and threats. The profile helps you formulate strategies that augment your business by enabling you to understand your partners, customers and competitors better.

The profile contains critical company information including:

  • Business description – A detailed description of the company’s operations and business divisions.
  • Corporate strategy – Analyst’s summarization of the company’s business strategy.
  • SWOT Analysis – A detailed analysis of the company’s strengths, weakness, opportunities and threats.
  • Company history – Progression of key events associated with the company.
  • Major products and services – A list of major products, services and brands of the company.
  • Key competitors – A list of key competitors to the company.
  • Key employees – A list of the key executives of the company.
  • Executive biographies – A brief summary of the executives’ employment history.
  • Key operational heads – A list of personnel heading key departments/functions.
  • Important locations and subsidiaries – A list and contact details of key locations and subsidiaries of the company.
  • Detailed financial ratios for the past five years – The latest financial ratios derived from the annual financial statements published by the company with 5 years history.
  • Interim ratios for the last five interim periods – The latest financial ratios derived from the quarterly/semi-annual financial statements published by the company for 5 interims history.
Highlights

Sony Corporation (Sony) is a manufacturer of electronic equipment, semiconductors, medical related equipment, instruments, and devices. The company’s products comprises televisions, mobile phones, music systems, cameras, game consoles and software, semiconductors, batteries and other electronic components. Sony produces, acquires and distributes recorded music, motion pictures and television programming; and operates television and digital networks. It also provides services such as banking and credit finance and life and non-life insurance. The company sells its products the world over through sales subsidiaries, distributors and direct sales through the internet. The company operates in Asia-Pacific, Europe, the Middle East, Africa and the Americas. Sony is headquartered in Tokyo, Japan.

Sony Corp Key Recent Developments

Jul 17,2018: Sony Executive David Beaubaire to Transition Into Producer Role by End of Year
Mar 16,2018: Sony Storage Media Solutions announces new executive appointment
Feb 02,2018: Sony names Kenichiro Yoshida as director
Oct 03,2017: Sony appoints Kodera as new head of PlayStation division
Aug 14,2017: Sony secures 7 EISA awards in 2017

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Financial ratio presented for major public companies in the profile include the revenue trends, profitability, growth, margins and returns, liquidity and leverage, financial position and efficiency ratios.

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Note: Some sections may be missing if data is unavailable for the company


Section 1 - About the Company
Sony Corp - Key Facts
Sony Corp - Key Employees
Sony Corp - Major Products and Services
Sony Corp - History
Sony Corp - Company Statement
Sony Corp - Locations And Subsidiaries
Head Office
Other Locations & Subsidiaries
Joint Venture
Section 2 – Company Analysis
Company Overview
Sony Corp - Business Description
Business Segment: Financial Services segment
Overview
Performance
Business Segment: Game & Network Services
Overview
Performance
Key Stats
Business Segment: Imaging Products and Solutions
Overview
Performance
Business Segment: Music segment
Overview
Performance
Business Segment: Other segment
Overview
Performance
Business Segment: Picture segment
Overview
Performance
Business Segment: Semiconductors
Overview
Performance
Business Segment: The Home Entertainment and Sound segment
Overview
Performance
Business Segment: The Mobile Communications
Overview
Performance
Geographical Segment: Asia-Pacific
Target Markets
Performance
Geographical Segment: China
Target Markets
Performance
Geographical Segment: Europe
Target Markets
Performance
Geographical Segment: Japan
Target Markets
Performance
Geographical Segment: Other Areas
Target Markets
Performance
Geographical Segment: The US
Target Markets
Performance
Sony Corp - Corporate Strategy
Sony Corp - SWOT Analysis
SWOT Analysis - Overview
Sony Corp - Strengths
Sony Corp - Weaknesses
Sony Corp - Opportunities
Sony Corp - Threats
Sony Corp - Key Competitors
Section 3 – Company Financial Ratios
Financial Ratios - Capital Market Ratios
Financial Ratios - Annual Ratios
Performance Chart
Financial Performance
Financial Ratios - Interim Ratios
Financial Ratios - Ratio Charts
Sony Corp, Recent Deals Summary
Section 4 – Company’s Recent Developments
May 11, 2017: Sony appoints new chairman and CEO of Sony Pictures Entertainment
Apr 28, 2017: Sony reports lower annual profit, provides guidance for fiscal 2018
Apr 28, 2017: Sony reports lower annual net income, provides outlook for 2018
Mar 23, 2017: Sony receives iF Design Awards for 18 products
Feb 02, 2017: Sony reports lower Q3 net income, provides annual forecast
Section 5 – Appendix
Methodology
Ratio Definitions
About GlobalData
Contact Us
Disclaimer
List of Tables
Sony Corp, Key Facts
Sony Corp, Key Employees
Sony Corp, Major Products and Services
Sony Corp, History
Sony Corp, Other Locations
Sony Corp, Subsidiaries
Sony Corp, Joint Venture
Sony Corp, Key Competitors
Sony Corp, Ratios based on current share price
Sony Corp, Annual Ratios
Sony Corp, Annual Ratios (Cont...1)
Sony Corp, Annual Ratios (Cont...2)
Sony Corp, Interim Ratios
Sony Corp, Recent Deals Summary
Currency Codes
Capital Market Ratios
Equity Ratios
Profitability Ratios
Cost Ratios
Liquidity Ratios
Leverage Ratios
Efficiency Ratios
List of Figures
Sony Corp, Performance Chart (2014 - 2018)
Sony Corp, Ratio Charts

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