We also extend our gratitude to the writers and publishers and of the books from which parts have been included in my report. Lastly, we would like to acknowledge the Almighty God for his guidance and wisdom throughout the process.
| |Table of Contents |Page No. | |1 |Introduction |3 | |2 |Profitability ratio analysis |5 | |3 |Efficiency ratio analysis |7 | |4 |Financial stability of short and long run |9 | |5 |Liquidity ratio analysis |10 | |6 |Investment ratio analysis |11 | |7 |Cash Flow analysis |12 | |8 |Accounting Policy |13 | |9 |Outlook for next financial year |14 | |10 |Stock Market analysis |15 | |11 |References |16 | |12 |Conclusion |17 | |13 |Appendices |18 |
OVERVIEW OF SONY CORPORATION
Sony Corporation is a multinational conglomerate corporation headquartered in Minato, Tokyo, Japan, and one of the world's largest media conglomerates with revenue exceeding 77.30 billion Yen (as of 2009).
Sony Corporation is the electronics business unit and the parent company of the Sony Group, which is engaged in business through its five operating segments—electronics, games, entertainment (motion pictures and music), financial services and other. These make Sony one of the most comprehensive entertainment companies in the world. Sony's principal business operations include Sony Corporation (Sony Electronics in the U.S.), Sony Pictures Entertainment, Sony Computer Entertainment, Sony BMG, Sony Ericsson, and Sony Financial Holdings. As a semiconductor maker, Sony is among the Worldwide Top 20 Semiconductor Sales Leaders. [pic]
Sony is uniquely positioned to be the leading electronics and entertainment company in the world. Sales and operating revenue (sales) decreased 12.9% compared to the previous fiscal year and losses were recorded due to such factors as the slowdown of the global economy, the appreciation of the yen and the decline of the Japanese stock market. Proportion of sales by business segment and electronics sales by product category
| |Sales /Revenue |Operating income/loss | |Electronics |¥5,488 billion |¥ (168.1) billion | |Game |¥1053.1 billion |¥ (58.5)...