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SONY

Sony Group NYSE:SONY Stock Report

Last Price

JP¥85.64

Market Cap

JP¥102.9b

7D

2.0%

1Y

-12.8%

Updated

26 Jun, 2022

Data

Company Financials +
SONY fundamental analysis
Snowflake Score
Valuation3/6
Future Growth1/6
Past Performance2/6
Financial Health3/6
Dividends0/6

SONY Stock Overview

Sony Group Corporation designs, develops, produces, and sells electronic equipment, instruments, and devices for the consumer, professional, and industrial markets worldwide.

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Price History & Performance

Summary of all time highs, changes and price drops for Sony Group
Historical stock prices
Current Share PriceJP¥85.64
52 Week HighJP¥133.75
52 Week LowJP¥79.94
Beta0.77
1 Month Change-5.41%
3 Month Change-19.43%
1 Year Change-12.84%
3 Year Change63.47%
5 Year Change124.25%
Change since IPO214.67%

Recent News & Updates

Jun 21

Sony: Sum Of The Parts Analysis Reveals Massive Upside

Sony is a leading company in four massive categories, yet it carries a market cap of around $100 billion. A comparison to its competitors shows the company is worth at least 50% more. A fall in the stock price of Sony's competitors would represent a threat to the thesis.

May 31

Sony Remains A Strong Buy In The Market Meltdown

Sony's results continue to outperform the sector. Company is at the forefront of secular growth markets. High inflation and recession would affect Sony less than most other market sectors. 2022 has seen a surge of positive activity from the company.

Shareholder Returns

SONYUS Consumer DurablesUS Market
7D2.0%9.2%6.6%
1Y-12.8%-30.8%-18.4%

Return vs Industry: SONY exceeded the US Consumer Durables industry which returned -30.8% over the past year.

Return vs Market: SONY exceeded the US Market which returned -18.5% over the past year.

Price Volatility

Is SONY's price volatile compared to industry and market?
SONY volatility
SONY Average Weekly Movement4.8%
Consumer Durables Industry Average Movement8.4%
Market Average Movement8.1%
10% most volatile stocks in US Market16.6%
10% least volatile stocks in US Market3.2%

Stable Share Price: SONY is less volatile than 75% of US stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 5% a week.

Volatility Over Time: SONY's weekly volatility (5%) has been stable over the past year.

About the Company

FoundedEmployeesCEOWebsite
1946109,700Kenichiro Yoshidahttps://www.sony.com

Sony Group Corporation designs, develops, produces, and sells electronic equipment, instruments, and devices for the consumer, professional, and industrial markets worldwide. The company distributes software titles and add-on content through digital networks; network services related to game, video, and music content; and home and portable game consoles, packaged software, and peripheral devices. It also develops, produces, markets, and distributes recorded music; publishes music; and produces and distributes animation titles, game applications based on animation titles, and various services for music and visual products.

Sony Group Fundamentals Summary

How do Sony Group's earnings and revenue compare to its market cap?
SONY fundamental statistics
Market CapJP¥13.91t
Earnings (TTM)JP¥882.18b
Revenue (TTM)JP¥9.92t

15.8x

P/E Ratio

1.4x

P/S Ratio

Earnings & Revenue

Key profitability statistics from the latest earnings report
SONY income statement (TTM)
RevenueJP¥9.92t
Cost of RevenueJP¥5.85t
Gross ProfitJP¥2.70t
Other ExpensesJP¥1.82t
EarningsJP¥882.18b

Last Reported Earnings

Mar 31, 2022

Next Earnings Date

n/a

Earnings per share (EPS)713.57
Gross Margin27.22%
Net Profit Margin8.89%
Debt/Equity Ratio46.6%

How did SONY perform over the long term?

See historical performance and comparison

Dividends

0.6%

Current Dividend Yield

9%

Payout Ratio
We’ve recently updated our valuation analysis.

Valuation

Is SONY undervalued compared to its fair value, analyst forecasts and its price relative to the market?

Valuation Score

3/6

Valuation Score 3/6

  • Price-To-Earnings vs Peers

  • Price-To-Earnings vs Industry

  • Price-To-Earnings vs Fair Ratio

  • Below Fair Value

  • Significantly Below Fair Value

  • PEG Ratio

Key Valuation Metric

Which metric is best to use when looking at relative valuation for SONY?

Other financial metrics that can be useful for relative valuation.

SONY key valuation metrics and ratios. From Price to Earnings, Price to Sales and Price to Book to Price to Earnings Growth Ratio, Enterprise Value and EBITDA.
Key Statistics
Enterprise Value/Revenue1.6x
Enterprise Value/EBITDA8.3x
PEG Ratio2.5x

Price to Earnings Ratio vs Peers

How does SONY's PE Ratio compare to its peers?

SONY PE Ratio vs Peers
The above table shows the PE ratio for SONY vs its peers. Here we also display the market cap and forecasted growth for additional consideration.
CompanyPEEstimated GrowthMarket Cap
Peer Average17x

Price-To-Earnings vs Peers: SONY is good value based on its Price-To-Earnings Ratio (15.8x) compared to the peer average (17x).


Price to Earnings Ratio vs Industry

How does SONY's PE Ratio compare vs other companies in the U.S. Consumer Durables Industry?

Price-To-Earnings vs Industry: SONY is expensive based on its Price-To-Earnings Ratio (15.8x) compared to the US Consumer Durables industry average (7.1x)


Price to Earnings Ratio vs Fair Ratio

What is SONY's PE Ratio compared to its Fair PE Ratio? This is the expected PE Ratio taking into account the company's forecast earnings growth, profit margins and other risk factors.

SONY PE Ratio vs Fair Ratio.
Fair Ratio
Current PE Ratio15.8x
Fair PE Ratio18.8x

Price-To-Earnings vs Fair Ratio: SONY is good value based on its Price-To-Earnings Ratio (15.8x) compared to the estimated Fair Price-To-Earnings Ratio (18.8x).


Share Price vs Fair Value

What is the Fair Price of SONY when looking at its future cash flows? For this estimate we use a Discounted Cash Flow model.

Below Fair Value: SONY ($85.64) is trading below our estimate of fair value ($96.51)

Significantly Below Fair Value: SONY is trading below fair value, but not by a significant amount.


Price to Earnings Growth Ratio

PEG Ratio: SONY is poor value based on its PEG Ratio (2.5x)


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Future Growth

How is Sony Group forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 20 analysts?

Future Growth Score

1/6

Future Growth Score 1/6

  • Earnings vs Savings Rate

  • Earnings vs Market

  • High Growth Earnings

  • Revenue vs Market

  • High Growth Revenue

  • Future ROE


6.4%

Forecasted annual earnings growth

Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts


Analyst Future Growth Forecasts

Earnings vs Savings Rate: SONY's forecast earnings growth (6.4% per year) is above the savings rate (1.9%).

Earnings vs Market: SONY's earnings (6.4% per year) are forecast to grow slower than the US market (14% per year).

High Growth Earnings: SONY's earnings are forecast to grow, but not significantly.

Revenue vs Market: SONY's revenue (4.8% per year) is forecast to grow slower than the US market (8.4% per year).

High Growth Revenue: SONY's revenue (4.8% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.


Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts


Future Return on Equity

Future ROE: SONY's Return on Equity is forecast to be low in 3 years time (11.8%).


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Past Performance

How has Sony Group performed over the past 5 years?

Past Performance Score

2/6

Past Performance Score 2/6

  • Quality Earnings

  • Growing Profit Margin

  • Earnings Trend

  • Accelerating Growth

  • Earnings vs Industry

  • High ROE


22.3%

Historical annual earnings growth

Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: SONY has high quality earnings.

Growing Profit Margin: SONY's current net profit margins (8.9%) are lower than last year (13%).


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: SONY's earnings have grown significantly by 22.3% per year over the past 5 years.

Accelerating Growth: SONY's has had negative earnings growth over the past year, so it can't be compared to its 5-year average.

Earnings vs Industry: SONY had negative earnings growth (-24.7%) over the past year, making it difficult to compare to the Consumer Durables industry average (39.2%).


Return on Equity

High ROE: SONY's Return on Equity (12.3%) is considered low.


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Financial Health

How is Sony Group's financial position?

Financial Health Score

3/6

Financial Health Score 3/6

  • Short Term Liabilities

  • Long Term Liabilities

  • Debt Level

  • Reducing Debt

  • Debt Coverage

  • Interest Coverage

Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: SONY's short term assets (¥5,535.2B) do not cover its short term liabilities (¥8,760.2B).

Long Term Liabilities: SONY's short term assets (¥5,535.2B) do not cover its long term liabilities (¥14,523.6B).


Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: SONY's net debt to equity ratio (30.4%) is considered satisfactory.

Reducing Debt: SONY's debt to equity ratio has increased from 38.7% to 46.6% over the past 5 years.

Debt Coverage: SONY's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (36.8%).

Interest Coverage: SONY's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (13.1x coverage).


Balance Sheet


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Dividend

What is Sony Group current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?

Dividend Score

0/6

Dividend Score 0/6

  • Notable Dividend

  • High Dividend

  • Stable Dividend

  • Growing Dividend

  • Earnings Coverage

  • Future Dividend Coverage


0.62%

Current Dividend Yield

Dividend Yield vs Market

Notable Dividend: SONY's dividend (0.62%) isn’t notable compared to the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the US market (1.57%).

High Dividend: SONY's dividend (0.62%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the US market (4.24%).


Stability and Growth of Payments

Stable Dividend: SONY is not paying a notable dividend for the US market, therefore no need to check if payments are stable.

Growing Dividend: SONY is not paying a notable dividend for the US market, therefore no need to check if payments are increasing.


Earnings Payout to Shareholders

Earnings Coverage: SONY is not paying a notable dividend for the US market.


Cash Payout to Shareholders

Cash Flow Coverage: SONY is not paying a notable dividend for the US market.


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Management

How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?

6.5yrs

Average management tenure


CEO

Kenichiro Yoshida (62 yo)

4.17yrs

Tenure

JP¥545,000,000

Compensation

Mr. Kenichiro Yoshida has been the Chairman of Sony Group Corporation (formerly known as Sony Corporation) since June 01, 2020 and has been its Director since June 19, 2014. He has been Representative Corp...


CEO Compensation Analysis

Compensation vs Market: Kenichiro's total compensation ($USD4.03M) is below average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD13.61M).

Compensation vs Earnings: Kenichiro's compensation has increased by more than 20% whilst company earnings have fallen more than 20% in the past year.


Leadership Team

Experienced Management: SONY's management team is seasoned and experienced (6.5 years average tenure).


Board Members

Experienced Board: SONY's board of directors are considered experienced (3 years average tenure).


Ownership

Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?


Insider Trading Volume

Insider Buying: Insufficient data to determine if insiders have bought more shares than they have sold in the past 3 months.


Ownership Breakdown

Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.


Top Shareholders

Company Information

Sony Group Corporation's employee growth, exchange listings and data sources


Key Information

  • Name: Sony Group Corporation
  • Ticker: SONY
  • Exchange: NYSE
  • Founded: 1946
  • Industry: Consumer Electronics
  • Sector: Consumer Durables
  • Implied Market Cap: JP¥13.908t
  • Listing Market Cap: JP¥102.947b
  • Shares outstanding: 1.24b
  • Website: https://www.sony.com

Number of Employees


Location

  • Sony Group Corporation
  • 1-7-1 Konan
  • Minato-ku
  • Tokyo
  • 108-0075
  • Japan

Listings


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2022/06/26 00:00
End of Day Share Price2022/06/24 00:00
Earnings2022/03/31
Annual Earnings2022/03/31


Unless specified all financial data is based on a yearly period but updated quarterly. This is known as Trailing Twelve Month (TTM) or Last Twelve Month (LTM) Data. Learn more here.