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  • Previous Rank113
  • Revenues ($M)$70,170
  • Revenue Percent Change3.9%
  • Profits ($M)$676.4
  • Profits Percent Change-45.1%
  • Assets ($M)$158,519
  • Employees128,400

This conglomerate based in Tokyo, Japan has a diversified business portfolio consisting of electronics, gaming, entertainment, and financial services. The company has the most entertainmnet subsidiaries in the world and is a leader in electronic products. It is the fifth-largest television manufacturer in the world, as of 2016. The corporation has been a leader in the electronic world by being the first to produce direct-view portable transistor TV, transistor video tape recorder, Japan’s first tape recorder, and the well-known Walkman. It’s a leader in video camcorders, and a trusted brand for professional and medical equipment.

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Company Information

Kazuo Hirai
Electronics, Electrical Equip.
HQ Location
Tokyo, Japan
Years on Global 500 List23
Figures prepared in accordance with U.S. Generally Accepted Accounting Principles. Figures are for fiscal year ended March 31, 2017.

Sony Rank History

Key Financials (Last Fiscal Year)

($ Millions)% change
Revenues ($M)$70,1703.9%
Profits ($M)$676.4-45.1%
Assets ($M)$158,519-
Total Stockholder Equity ($M)$22,415-

Profit Ratios

Profit as % of Revenues1%
Profits as % of Assets0.4%
Profits as % of Stockholder Equity3%