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SNE Company Profile
Sony Corp. is a Japanese conglomerate that has interests in electronics, games, music, movies, and financial services. In recent years, Sony has faced increasing competition from mobile developers in the electronics and games space and has seen profits fall as a result. Sony relies on its ability to constantly bring new products to market and its research and development teams to yield innovation in changing consumer landscapes. In 2012, Sony acquired EMI Music Publishing for $2.2 billion. Sony has been paying dividends since 1993 and has cut its dividend significantly since 2010. In 2011, Sony removed its dividend and reinstated it in 2012. Sony pays its dividends semi-annually.
Sony Corp American Dep Shs News
May 14, 2014Shares of Japan-based Sony Corp (ADR) () collapsed on Wednesday after the company reported a net loss for the fourth quarter and FY2014 due to...
PS4 Sales Could Slump And Drag On Sony (SNE)Jun 11, 2013Goldman Sachs commented on Tuesday that while the recently announced PS4 from Sony (SNE) is priced right, its core features may not be enough to entice new buyers. Takashi Watanabe, an analyst with the firm, commented, "We believe the PS4 will be sufficiently attractive to core users as it will support the core game franchises. However, we are unsure whether these titles will really lead to growth in sales of PS4 as many can also be played on the PS3." Watanabe also noted that the PS4 lacks non-game entertainment, which could place it in the shadows of the features-heavy Xbox One. Sony shares were slightly up on Tuesday, gaining 0.94% on the day. The Bottom Line Shares of Sony Corp. (SNE) have 1.23% yield, based on Tuesday's closing price of $20.30. Sony Corp. (SNE) is not recommended at this time. Be sure to visit our complete recommended list of the Best Dividend Stocks, as well as a detailed explanation of our ratings system here.Expand to read the full story
Hedge Fund Manager Proposes Break-Up Plan to Sony (SNE)May 14, 2013Shares of electronics maker Sony Corporation (SNE) rose on Tuesday morning, following reports that the company may be facing a breakup battle with an aggressive U.S. hedge fund manager.. Hedge fund billionaire Daniel S. Loeb has reportedly racked up a 6.5% stake in Sony worth approximately $1.1 billion. Loeb is now pressuring Sony to spin off its entertainment segment which includes its film studios and music label. Loeb, who is the manager of Third Point LLC, reportedly flew to Toyko to meet with Sony's CEO Kazuo Hirai this week regarding the matter. Sony reported that its business was not for sale. In his written letter to the company, Loeb noted, “so while Third Point supports your agenda for change, we also believe that to succeed, Sony must focus.” The letter also suggested that Sony sell 15% to 20% take in the business to existing shareholders. Separately, the letter proposed that the company should sell 60% of its stake in Sony Financial. Sony shares were up $1.78, or 9.42%, during premarket trading Tuesday. The stock has gained 69% year-to-date. The Bottom Line Shares of Sony Corporation (SNE) have a 1.61% yield, based on Monday's closing price of $18.89 and the stock's annualized dividend payout of 30 cents per share. Be sure to visit our complete recommended list of the Best Dividend Stocks, as well as a detailed explanation of our ratings system here.Expand to read the full story
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Sony Corp Posts Full-Year Loss of $1 Billion, Predicts Bigger Loss This Year (SNE)May 14, 2009Sony Corporation (SNE) reported its first annual loss in 14 years Thursday, saying it lost $1 billion in fiscal 2008, and predicted an even bigger yearly loss for fiscal 2009. The Tokyo, Japan-based company reported a fiscal fourth quarter loss of 165 billion yen ($1.72 billion), compared to a 29 billion yen profit in the year-ago quarter. This massive loss brought its full fiscal year loss to a total of $98.9 billion yen ($1 billion). Sony said that it is implementing several cost-cutting measures, including closing three plants in Japan, and is in the process of cutting 16,000 jobs. Annual sales fell 12.9% to 7.73 trillion yen. The company said sales fell 20% in the U.S., 17% in Europe, and 14% percent in its homeland of Japan. The electronics giant projected an even worse loss for the current fiscal year, saying it expects to lose 120 billion yen ($1.2 billion) for the year ending March 2010. Sony shares rose 73 cents, or +3%, in early afternoon trading Thursday. The Bottom Line We have avoided shares of SNE since our early June coverage began, when the stock was trading at $50.30. The company has a 1.43% dividend yield, based on last night's closing stock price of $25.85. The stock has technical support in the $20-23 price area. If the shares can firm up, we see overhead resistance around the $28-32 price levels. Sony Corporation (SNE) is not recommended at this time, holding a Dividend.com DARS™ Rating of 2.8 out of 5 stars. Be sure to visit our complete recommended list of the Best Dividend Stocks, as well as a detailed explanation of our ratings system here.Expand to read the full story