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

Sony Corporation (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.

Sony Corporation (Sony) is a manufacturer of electronic equipment, semiconductors, medical related equipment, instruments, and devices. Its major products include 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. Its major manufacturing facilities are in Asia including Japan. The company sells its products the world over through sales subsidiaries, unaffiliated 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.

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Section 1 - About the Company
Sony Corporation - Key Facts
Sony Corporation - Key Employees
Sony Corporation - Key Employee Biographies
Sony Corporation - Major Products and Services
Sony Corporation - History
Sony Corporation - Company Statement
Sony Corporation - Locations And Subsidiaries
Head Office
Other Locations & Subsidiaries
Joint Venture
Section 2 – Company Analysis
Sony Corporation - Business Description
Sony Corporation - Corporate Strategy
Sony Corporation - SWOT Analysis
SWOT Analysis - Overview
Sony Corporation - Strengths
Strength - Research and Development
Strength - Improved Performance of Game & Network Services Segment
Strength - Leading Position in Electronics
Sony Corporation - Weaknesses
Weakness - Declining Performance of Mobile Communication Segment
Weakness - Patent and Trade Mark Infringement Concerns
Sony Corporation - Opportunities
Opportunity - New Product Launches
Opportunity - Growing Demand for Smartphones
Opportunity - Strategic Initiatives
Opportunity - Positive Outlook for Semiconductor Market
Sony Corporation - Threats
Threat - Competitive Environment
Threat - Growing Counterfeit Products
Threat - Stringent Regulations
Threat - Operational Risk
Sony Corporation - 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
Section 4 – Company’s Lifesciences, Power Financial Deals and Alliances
Sony Corporation, Clean Technology, Deals By Year, 2010 to YTD 2016
Sony Corporation, Clean Technology, Deals By Type, 2010 to YTD 2016
Sony Corporation, Recent Deals Summary
Section 5 – Appendix
Ratio Definitions
About GlobalData
Contact Us
List of Tables
Sony Corporation, Key Facts
Sony Corporation, Key Employees
Sony Corporation, Key Employee Biographies
Sony Corporation, Major Products and Services
Sony Corporation, History
Sony Corporation, Other Locations
Sony Corporation, Subsidiaries
Sony Corporation, Joint Venture
Sony Corporation, Key Competitors
Sony Corporation, Ratios based on current share price
Sony Corporation, Annual Ratios
Sony Corporation, Interim Ratios
Sony Corporation, Clean Technology, Deals By Year, 2010 to YTD 2016
Sony Corporation, Clean Technology, Deals By Type, 2010 to YTD 2016
Sony Corporation, Recent Deals Summary
Currency Codes
Capital Market Ratios
Equity Ratios
Profitability Ratios
Cost Ratios
Liquidity Ratios
Leverage Ratios
Efficiency Ratios
List of Figures
Sony Corporation, Performance Chart (2011 - 2015)
Sony Corporation, Ratio Charts
Sony Corporation, Clean Technology, Deals By Year, 2010 to YTD 2016
Sony Corporation, Clean Technology, Deals by Type, 2010 to YTD 2016

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