Sony Corporation operates within the Household audio and video equipment sector.
In addition to historical fundamental analyses, the complete report available to purchase compares Sony with three other
audio-visual equipment producers in Asia:
sales of 4.87 trillion Japanese Yen [US$45.69 billion]
of which 34%
was Storage & device solution),
LG Electronics Incorporated
of South Korea
(61.40 trillion Korean Won [US$57.53 billion]
of which 31%
was Home Appliance), and
(2.05 trillion Japanese Yen [US$19.23 billion]
of which 39%
was display device).
During the year ended March of 2017, sales at
Sony were ¥7.60 trillion (US$71.32 billion).
decrease of 6.2%
versus 2016, when the company's sales were ¥8.11 trillion.
Contributing to the drop in overall sales was the 32.9% decline
in Mobile ,products , Communication, from ¥1.12 trillion to ¥752.69 billion.
There were also decreases in sales in
Home Entertainment and Sound (down 10.5% to ¥1.03 trillion)
the Movie Business (down 3.7% to ¥901.23 billion)
Imaging Products and Solution (down 18.9% to ¥571.50 billion)
Other (down 16.4% to ¥202.34 billion)
However, these declines were partially offset by the increase in sales of
Game&network Service (up 6.9% to ¥1.58 trillion)
Financial Services Business (up 1.3% to ¥1.08 trillion)
Music Business (up 5.0% to ¥630.77 billion)