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:
LG Electronics Incorporated
of South Korea
sales of 55.37 trillion Korean Won [US$49.55 billion]
of which 31%
was Home Entertainment),
(2.46 trillion Japanese Yen [US$22.15 billion]
of which 32%
was Consumer Electronics), and
(5.67 trillion Japanese Yen [US$51.02 billion]
of which 34%
was Electronic&Social Infrastructure).
During the year ended March of 2016, sales at
Sony were ¥8.11 trillion (US$72.95 billion).
decrease of 1.3%
versus 2015, when the company's sales were ¥8.22 trillion.
Contributing to the drop in overall sales was the 38.7% decline
in Other, from ¥395.07 billion to ¥242.15 billion.
There were also decreases in sales in
Home Entertainment and Sound (down 4.1% to ¥1.16 trillion)
Mobile ,products , Communication (down 15.2% to ¥1.12 trillion)
Financial Services Business (down 1.0% to ¥1.07 trillion)
Imaging Products and Solution (down 1.6% to ¥704.47 billion)
Eliminations and Corporate (down 18.2% to ¥32.44 billion)
However, these declines were partially offset by the increase in sales of
Game (up 14.5% to ¥1.48 trillion)
the Movie Business (up 6.8% to ¥935.83 billion)
Device (up 1.3% to ¥766.76 billion)
Music Business (up 12.5% to ¥600.97 billion)