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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 : 5/10

vs
industry
vs
history
Cash-to-Debt 1.45
SNEJF's Cash-to-Debt is ranked lower than
51% of the 2242 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 1.55 vs. SNEJF: 1.45 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash-to-Debt only.
SNEJF' s Cash-to-Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.21  Med: 0.51 Max: N/A
Current: 1.45
Equity-to-Asset 0.14
SNEJF's Equity-to-Asset is ranked lower than
96% of the 2209 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 0.57 vs. SNEJF: 0.14 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity-to-Asset only.
SNEJF' s Equity-to-Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.14  Med: 0.27 Max: 0.45
Current: 0.14
0.14
0.45
Interest Coverage 5.68
SNEJF's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
82% of the 1799 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 55.20 vs. SNEJF: 5.68 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
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: 0.65
Beneish M-Score: -2.38
WACC vs ROIC
6.66%
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
vs
history
Operating Margin % 1.35
SNEJF's Operating Margin % is ranked lower than
66% of the 2217 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 3.96 vs. SNEJF: 1.35 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating Margin % only.
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
SNEJF's Net Margin % is ranked lower than
73% of the 2219 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 3.06 vs. SNEJF: -0.57 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net Margin % only.
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
SNEJF's ROE % is ranked lower than
74% of the 2195 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 5.68 vs. SNEJF: -1.72 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE % only.
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
SNEJF's ROA % is ranked lower than
72% of the 2247 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 2.94 vs. SNEJF: -0.25 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA % only.
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
SNEJF's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % is ranked lower than
51% of the 2238 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 10.55 vs. SNEJF: 10.35 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % only.
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
SNEJF's 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate is ranked lower than
56% of the 1986 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 2.30 vs. SNEJF: 0.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate only.
SNEJF' s 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -6  Med: 2.9 Max: 20.7
Current: 0.5
-6
20.7
3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate -1.40
SNEJF's 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate is ranked lower than
65% of the 1625 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 6.90 vs. SNEJF: -1.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate only.
SNEJF' s 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -53.8  Med: 3.7 Max: 124.3
Current: -1.4
-53.8
124.3
3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate 44.70
SNEJF's 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate is ranked higher than
86% of the 1481 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 6.40 vs. SNEJF: 44.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate only.
SNEJF' s 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -53  Med: 10.5 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,
Headquarter Location:Japan
Sony Corp is engaged in the development, design, manufacture, and sale of various kinds of electronic equipment, instruments and devices for consumer, professional & industrial markets as well as game consoles and software.

Sony is a conglomerate with consumer electronics roots, and various well-known brand names, such as Walkman on portable audio players, VAIO on PCs, Xperia on smartphones, Cybershot on digital cameras, and PlayStation on Console game players. It currently has nine main business units, operating electronic appliances, games, devices and semiconductors, entertainment content, and financial services.

Ratios

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industry
vs
history
Forward PE Ratio 17.15
SNEJF's Forward PE Ratio is ranked higher than
50% of the 317 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 17.09 vs. SNEJF: 17.15 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward PE Ratio only.
N/A
PB Ratio 1.93
SNEJF's PB Ratio is ranked lower than
56% of the 2184 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 1.67 vs. SNEJF: 1.93 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PB Ratio only.
SNEJF' s PB Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.41  Med: 1.01 Max: 2.04
Current: 1.93
0.41
2.04
PS Ratio 0.64
SNEJF's PS Ratio is ranked higher than
68% of the 2190 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 1.10 vs. SNEJF: 0.64 )
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: 0.64
0.12
0.87
Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow 13.21
SNEJF's Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow is ranked higher than
56% of the 934 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 15.50 vs. SNEJF: 13.21 )
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: 9.52 Max: 214.94
Current: 13.21
2.97
214.94
Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow 6.45
SNEJF's Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow is ranked higher than
75% of the 1146 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 10.97 vs. SNEJF: 6.45 )
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: 4.34 Max: 15.38
Current: 6.45
1.67
15.38
EV-to-EBIT 58.74
SNEJF's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
60% of the 2054 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 16.00 vs. SNEJF: 58.74 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
SNEJF' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -116.1  Med: 8.4 Max: 80.2
Current: 58.74
-116.1
80.2
EV-to-EBITDA 10.39
SNEJF's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked higher than
97% of the 2194 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 11.64 vs. SNEJF: 10.39 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
SNEJF' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -28.1  Med: 5.6 Max: 43.8
Current: 10.39
-28.1
43.8
Current Ratio 0.86
SNEJF's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
94% of the 2158 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 1.95 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: 1.21 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 2158 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 1.50 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: 0.88 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 2159 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 71.67 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
55% of the 1832 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 77.75 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: 60.27
Current: 73.58
40.3
60.27

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
vs
history
Dividend Yield % 0.52
SNEJF's Dividend Yield % is ranked lower than
75% of the 1793 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 2.04 vs. SNEJF: 0.52 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield % only.
SNEJF' s Dividend Yield % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.29  Med: 0.9 Max: 3.12
Current: 0.52
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 1013 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 7.50 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: 39.3
Current: -7.2
-100
39.3
Forward Dividend Yield % 0.52
SNEJF's Forward Dividend Yield % is ranked lower than
88% of the 1734 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 2.18 vs. SNEJF: 0.52 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Dividend Yield % only.
N/A
5-Year Yield-on-Cost % 0.51
SNEJF's 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % is ranked lower than
75% of the 2210 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 2.50 vs. SNEJF: 0.51 )
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: 0.9 Max: 3.12
Current: 0.51
0.29
3.12
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio -7.70
SNEJF's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked lower than
74% of the 1305 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: -2.00 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: -2.7 Max: 4.9
Current: -7.7
-7.7
4.9

Valuation & Return

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industry
vs
history
Price-to-Tangible-Book 3.48
SNEJF's Price-to-Tangible-Book is ranked lower than
70% of the 2121 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 1.79 vs. SNEJF: 3.48 )
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: 3.48
0.84
8.12
Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF 1.01
SNEJF's Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF is ranked higher than
62% of the 1273 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 1.27 vs. SNEJF: 1.01 )
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: 7.95
Current: 1.01
0.24
7.95
Price-to-Median-PS-Value 1.69
SNEJF's Price-to-Median-PS-Value is ranked lower than
77% of the 1941 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 1.18 vs. SNEJF: 1.69 )
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: 1.69
0.37
5.47
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % 1.70
SNEJF's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % is ranked higher than
70% of the 2702 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 4.15 vs. SNEJF: 1.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % only.
SNEJF' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.2  Med: 9.9 Max: 29.1
Current: 1.7
1.2
29.1
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % 31.48
SNEJF's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % is ranked higher than
89% of the 1191 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 7.40 vs. SNEJF: 31.48 )
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: 9.1 Max: 39.6
Current: 31.48
-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 $23.71 - 34.12
Shares Outstanding (Mil)1,263.36

Analyst Estimate

Mar17 Mar18
Revenue (Mil $) 65,535 67,306
EPS ($) 0.41 1.94
EPS without NRI ($) 0.41 1.94
EPS Growth Rate
(Future 3Y To 5Y Estimate)
12.88%
Dividends per Share ($) 0.18 0.35
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