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Introduction

Electronics giant Sony Corp. has reported a good second quarter of its 2015 financial year for SME, its recorded music division, and Sony/ATV, its publishing company and joint venture with the Michael Jackson Estate.

Highlights

  • All three of Sony’s music sectors (recorded, publishing and visual media) posted increased revenue year-on-year in the second fiscal quarter at current exchange rates.

Features and Benefits

  • The research note details the financial results of the world's second biggest music group.
  • The research note assesses the different revenue streams and performance for Sony Music Entertainment.

Key questions answered

  • Which of the three Sony Music Entertainment sectors performed best in the July-September quarter?
  • What has Sony forecast for revenue and operating income for its 2015 financial year?

Table of contents

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  • Summary
  • Good second fiscal quarter for SME
  • Steady performance for recorded music
  • Reported gains for Sony/ATV
  • Game & network services the biggest earner for Sony

Appendix

  • Author

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