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GuruFocus Financial Strength Rank measures how strong a company’s financial situation is. It is based on these factors

1. The debt burden that the company has as measured by its Interest coverage (current year).
2. Debt to revenue ratio. The lower, the better
3. Altman Z-score.

A company ranks high with financial strength is likely to withstand any business slowdowns and recessions.

Financial Strength : 6/10

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industry
vs
history
Cash-to-Debt 1.45
OTCPK:SNEJF's Cash-to-Debt is ranked higher than
50% of the 1871 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 1.43 vs. OTCPK:SNEJF: 1.45 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash-to-Debt only.
OTCPK:SNEJF' s Cash-to-Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.25  Med: 0.6 Max: 2.16
Current: 1.45
0.25
2.16
Equity-to-Asset 0.14
OTCPK:SNEJF's Equity-to-Asset is ranked lower than
95% of the 1849 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 0.56 vs. OTCPK:SNEJF: 0.14 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity-to-Asset only.
OTCPK:SNEJF' s Equity-to-Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.14  Med: 0.26 Max: 0.32
Current: 0.14
0.14
0.32
Interest Coverage 5.68
OTCPK:SNEJF's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
81% of the 1827 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 52.07 vs. OTCPK:SNEJF: 5.68 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
OTCPK:SNEJF' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.13  Med: 2.16 Max: 11.63
Current: 5.68
0.13
11.63
Piotroski F-Score: 3
Altman Z-Score: 0.64
Beneish M-Score: -2.38
WACC vs ROIC
8.45%
1.03%
WACC
ROIC
GuruFocus Profitability Rank ranks how profitable a company is and how likely the company’s business will stay that way. It is based on these factors:

1. Operating Margin
2. Trend of the Operating Margin (5-year average). The company with an uptrend profit margin has a higher rank.
••3. Consistency of the profitability
4. Piotroski F-Score
5. Predictability Rank•

The maximum rank is 10. A rank of 7 or higher means a higher profitability and may stay that way. A rank of 3 or lower indicates that the company has had trouble to make a profit.

Profitability Rank is not directly related to the Financial Strength Rank. But if a company is consistently profitable, its financial strength will be stronger.

Profitability & Growth : 5/10

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industry
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history
Operating Margin % 1.35
OTCPK:SNEJF's Operating Margin % is ranked lower than
63% of the 1858 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 3.33 vs. OTCPK:SNEJF: 1.35 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating Margin % only.
OTCPK:SNEJF' s Operating Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -2.95  Med: 0.85 Max: 5.36
Current: 1.35
-2.95
5.36
Net Margin % -0.57
OTCPK:SNEJF's Net Margin % is ranked lower than
70% of the 1859 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 2.34 vs. OTCPK:SNEJF: -0.57 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net Margin % only.
OTCPK:SNEJF' s Net Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -7.01  Med: -0.93 Max: 4.16
Current: -0.57
-7.01
4.16
ROE % -1.72
OTCPK:SNEJF's ROE % is ranked lower than
72% of the 1830 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 4.81 vs. OTCPK:SNEJF: -1.72 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE % only.
OTCPK:SNEJF' s ROE % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -19.88  Med: -2.23 Max: 10.81
Current: -1.72
-19.88
10.81
ROA % -0.25
OTCPK:SNEJF's ROA % is ranked lower than
69% of the 1876 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 2.46 vs. OTCPK:SNEJF: -0.25 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA % only.
OTCPK:SNEJF' s ROA % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -3.47  Med: -0.57 Max: 3.04
Current: -0.25
-3.47
3.04
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % 10.35
OTCPK:SNEJF's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % is ranked higher than
53% of the 1874 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 9.43 vs. OTCPK:SNEJF: 10.35 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % only.
OTCPK:SNEJF' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -12.45  Med: 16.1 Max: 84.08
Current: 10.35
-12.45
84.08
3-Year Revenue Growth Rate 0.50
OTCPK:SNEJF's 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate is ranked lower than
55% of the 1805 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 2.00 vs. OTCPK:SNEJF: 0.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate only.
OTCPK:SNEJF' s 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -6  Med: 1.9 Max: 7
Current: 0.5
-6
7
3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate -1.40
OTCPK:SNEJF's 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate is ranked lower than
63% of the 1437 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 6.00 vs. OTCPK:SNEJF: -1.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate only.
OTCPK:SNEJF' s 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -40  Med: 0 Max: 14.8
Current: -1.4
-40
14.8
3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate 44.70
OTCPK:SNEJF's 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate is ranked higher than
86% of the 1278 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 6.70 vs. OTCPK:SNEJF: 44.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate only.
OTCPK:SNEJF' s 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -53  Med: -0.2 Max: 149.2
Current: 44.7
-53
149.2
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Business Description

Industry: Computer Hardware » Consumer Electronics    NAICS: 334310 
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Traded in other countries:SNE.Argentina, SON1.Germany, 6758.Japan, SNEN.Mexico, SONC.Switzerland, SON.UK, SNE.USA,
Sony Corp is engaged in the development, design, manufacture, and sale of various kinds of electronic equipment, instruments, and devices for consumer, professional and industrial markets as well as game consoles and software.

Sony Corp was established in Japan in May 7, 1946 as Tokyo Tsushin Kogyo Kabushiki Kaisha, a joint stock company under Japanese law. In January 1958, it changed its name to Sony Kabushiki Kaisha. The Company is engaged in the development, design, manufacture, and sale of various kinds of electronic equipment, instruments, and devices for consumer, professional and industrial markets as well as game consoles and software. It is also engaged in the development, production, manufacture, and distribution of recorded music and the management and licensing of the words and music of songs. It is also involved in various financial services businesses, including life and non-life insurance operations through its Japanese insurance subsidiaries and banking operations through a Japanese Internet-based banking subsidiary. In addition, the Company is engaged in a network services business and an advertising agency business in Japan. Its products and services are divided into the following categories: Mobile Products & Communications, Game, Imaging Products & Solutions, Home Entertainment & Sound, Devices, Pictures, Music, Financial Services, and All Other. The Company provides repair and servicing functions in the areas where its electronics products are sold. It provides these services through its own call centers, service centers, factories, authorized independent service centers, authorized servicing dealers and subsidiaries. The Company has a number of Japanese and foreign patents relating to its products. In each of its principal product lines and services, the Company encounters intense competition throughout the world. The Company's business operations are subject to various governmental regulations in different countries in which it operates.

Ratios

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industry
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history
Forward PE Ratio 17.33
SNEJF's Forward PE Ratio is ranked higher than
54% of the 160 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 18.80 vs. SNEJF: 17.33 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward PE Ratio only.
N/A
PB Ratio 1.79
SNEJF's PB Ratio is ranked lower than
57% of the 1821 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 1.52 vs. SNEJF: 1.79 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PB Ratio only.
SNEJF' s PB Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.41  Med: 1.02 Max: 2.04
Current: 1.79
0.41
2.04
PS Ratio 0.59
SNEJF's PS Ratio is ranked higher than
67% of the 1854 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 0.92 vs. SNEJF: 0.59 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PS Ratio only.
SNEJF' s PS Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.12  Med: 0.38 Max: 0.87
Current: 0.59
0.12
0.87
Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow 12.25
SNEJF's Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow is ranked higher than
59% of the 846 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 15.66 vs. SNEJF: 12.25 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow only.
SNEJF' s Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.97  Med: 9.35 Max: 214.94
Current: 12.25
2.97
214.94
Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow 5.98
SNEJF's Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow is ranked higher than
76% of the 1018 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 10.71 vs. SNEJF: 5.98 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow only.
SNEJF' s Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.67  Med: 4.36 Max: 16.27
Current: 5.98
1.67
16.27
EV-to-EBIT 54.54
SNEJF's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
87% of the 1333 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 14.97 vs. SNEJF: 54.54 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
SNEJF' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -116.1  Med: 8.1 Max: 80.2
Current: 54.54
-116.1
80.2
EV-to-EBITDA 9.64
SNEJF's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked higher than
56% of the 1480 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 11.01 vs. SNEJF: 9.64 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
SNEJF' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -28.1  Med: 5.4 Max: 43.8
Current: 9.64
-28.1
43.8
Current Ratio 0.86
SNEJF's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
93% of the 1818 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 1.94 vs. SNEJF: 0.86 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
SNEJF' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.8  Med: 1.19 Max: 1.6
Current: 0.86
0.8
1.6
Quick Ratio 0.73
SNEJF's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
88% of the 1818 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 1.46 vs. SNEJF: 0.73 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
SNEJF' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.61  Med: 0.9 Max: 1.13
Current: 0.73
0.61
1.13
Days Inventory 47.64
SNEJF's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
71% of the 1816 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 70.99 vs. SNEJF: 47.64 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
SNEJF' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 40.52  Med: 49.06 Max: 57.66
Current: 47.64
40.52
57.66
Days Sales Outstanding 73.58
SNEJF's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
51% of the 1492 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 74.11 vs. SNEJF: 73.58 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
SNEJF' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 40.3  Med: 49.2 Max: 73.58
Current: 73.58
40.3
73.58

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
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history
Dividend Yield % 0.58
SNEJF's Dividend Yield % is ranked lower than
76% of the 1736 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 2.12 vs. SNEJF: 0.58 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield % only.
SNEJF' s Dividend Yield % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.29  Med: 0.89 Max: 3.12
Current: 0.58
0.29
3.12
3-Year Dividend Growth Rate -7.20
SNEJF's 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate is ranked lower than
68% of the 896 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 7.70 vs. SNEJF: -7.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate only.
SNEJF' s 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -100  Med: 0 Max: 9.1
Current: -7.2
-100
9.1
Forward Dividend Yield % 0.62
SNEJF's Forward Dividend Yield % is ranked lower than
87% of the 1699 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 2.25 vs. SNEJF: 0.62 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Dividend Yield % only.
N/A
5-Year Yield-on-Cost % 0.58
SNEJF's 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % is ranked lower than
76% of the 2213 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 2.55 vs. SNEJF: 0.58 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % only.
SNEJF' s 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.29  Med: 0.89 Max: 3.12
Current: 0.58
0.29
3.12
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio -7.70
SNEJF's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked lower than
76% of the 1179 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: -1.70 vs. SNEJF: -7.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
SNEJF' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -7.7  Med: -2.6 Max: 4.9
Current: -7.7
-7.7
4.9

Valuation & Return

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industry
vs
history
Price-to-Tangible-Book 3.23
SNEJF's Price-to-Tangible-Book is ranked lower than
72% of the 1773 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 1.63 vs. SNEJF: 3.23 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Tangible-Book only.
SNEJF' s Price-to-Tangible-Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.84  Med: 2 Max: 8.12
Current: 3.23
0.84
8.12
Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF 0.93
SNEJF's Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF is ranked higher than
64% of the 1199 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 1.25 vs. SNEJF: 0.93 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF only.
SNEJF' s Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.24  Med: 0.9 Max: 18.7
Current: 0.93
0.24
18.7
Price-to-Median-PS-Value 1.56
SNEJF's Price-to-Median-PS-Value is ranked lower than
71% of the 1678 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 1.21 vs. SNEJF: 1.56 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Median-PS-Value only.
SNEJF' s Price-to-Median-PS-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.37  Med: 1.3 Max: 5.47
Current: 1.56
0.37
5.47
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % 1.80
SNEJF's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % is ranked lower than
62% of the 1873 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 4.10 vs. SNEJF: 1.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % only.
SNEJF' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.2  Med: 10.2 Max: 29.1
Current: 1.8
1.2
29.1
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % 32.06
SNEJF's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % is ranked higher than
90% of the 1108 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 7.19 vs. SNEJF: 32.06 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % only.
SNEJF' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -22.3  Med: 9.4 Max: 39.6
Current: 32.06
-22.3
39.6

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $68,727
EPS (TTM) $ -0.32
Beta1.80
Short Percentage of Float0.00%
52-Week Range $21.20 - 33.96
Shares Outstanding (Mil)1,263.36

Analyst Estimate

Mar17 Mar18
Revenue (Mil $) 65,470 67,240
EPS ($) 0.33 1.80
EPS without NRI ($) 0.33 1.80
EPS Growth Rate
(Future 3Y To 5Y Estimate)
N/A
Dividends per Share ($) 0.18 0.35
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