SONY released 2017 earnings report, the highest profit of 734 billion 900 million yen.

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 SONY released 2017 earnings report, the highest profit of 734 billion 900 million yen.


Music business (Music) sales revenue grew 24% to 800 billion yen over the same period. The significant increase in sales was mainly due to the increase in visual media and platform sales, as well as the increase in recorded music sales. Film and television business (Pictures) sales revenue grew 12% to 10111 billion yen. The operating profit was 41 billion 100 million yen. Sales and profit growth (US dollars) were mainly due to increased sales of media, movies and TV programs. Home entertainment and audio business (HE&S) sales revenue grew 18% to 12227 billion yen. Operating profit increased by 27 billion 300 million yen to 85 billion 800 million yen. The increase in sales and operating profits was mainly due to the improvement in product mix, reflecting the improvement of the product mix to high value-added models. At the same time, the exchange rate has also brought a good effect. Image products and solutions business (IP&S) sales revenue grew 13% to 655 billion 900 million yen over the same period. Operating profit reached 74 billion 900 million yen, an increase of 27 billion 700 million yen. In addition to the exchange rate, sales revenue and profit growth were mainly due to the improvement of the product mix by digital cameras and cameras to high value-added models. Mobile communication business (MC) sales revenue decreased by 5% compared to 723 billion 700 million yen. This reduction is mainly due to the decline in the number of smart phone sales. The operating loss was 27 billion 600 million yen, mainly due to the impairment of long-term assets of 31 billion 300 million yen. Sales decline and core component cost increase also have an impact on performance. On the other hand, effective control of operating costs has partially offset the impact. Semiconductor business (Semiconductors) sales revenue grew 10% to 850 billion yen over the same period. The increase in sales revenue was mainly due to a substantial increase in the sales of imaging sensors for mobile products. Financial services business (FinancialServices) increased sales by 13% to 12284 billion yen as SONY life increased significantly. Operating profit increased by 12 billion 500 million yen to 178 billion 900 million yen. Source: NetEase science and technology report editor: Hou Wei Cheng _NT4124 Mobile communication business (MC) sales revenue decreased by 5% compared to 723 billion 700 million yen. This reduction is mainly due to the decline in the number of smart phone sales. The operating loss was 27 billion 600 million yen, mainly due to the impairment of long-term assets of 31 billion 300 million yen. Sales decline and core component cost increase also have an impact on performance. On the other hand, effective control of operating costs has partially offset the impact. Semiconductor business (Semiconductors) sales revenue grew 10% to 850 billion yen over the same period. The increase in sales revenue was mainly due to a substantial increase in the sales of imaging sensors for mobile products.