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Electronics giant Sony Corp. has reported a good financial year for SME, its recorded music division, and its publishing company Sony/ATV, the joint venture with the Michael Jackson Estate.


  • All three of Sony’s music sectors (recorded, publishing, and visual media) posted increased revenue year-on-year in both the company's fourth fiscal quarter and its full fiscal year.

Features and Benefits

  • This research note details the financial results for the second biggest music company in the world.
  • This research note assesses the performance of the company's recorded music and music publishing segments.

Key questions answered

  • How did Sony Music perform in the final quarter of its FY14 financial year and and its full fiscal year?
  • What was the best performing sector for Sony Music in the year ending March 2015?

Table of contents

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  • Summary
  • Stable financial year for SME
  • Good quarter for recorded music
  • Lower revenue for Sony/ATV
  • Sales growth for Sony Corp


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