Mobile money, the game loss, Sony new fiscal first quarter net profit of $ 35 million




Due to exchange rate decline, coupled with smartphone sales growth, thereby bringing the overall performance of the first quarter of fiscal year 2013 upward climb.

Ended June 30, Sony announced earlier in the first quarter of fiscal year 2013 financial statements. Reports, Sony’s performance in the first quarter and 2012 grew 13 percent over the same period, the total revenue $ 17.3 billion; operating income of 367 million, growth of 479.4%; pre-tax income was $ 467 million, also showing high growth 391.4%.

Sony in 2012 is concerned, although the net loss provision, but in 2013 the situation has been reversed, and multiple business groups, only one showed losses.

“Game” Business Group in 2013 a loss of $ 149 million. In the earnings report released yen of view, a loss of 3.5 billion in 2012, entered into in 2013 was raised to 14.8 billion. Total revenue was flat compared to the same period in the case, but by the PlayStation 3, PSP and other hardware sales decline, as well as PlayStation 4 R & D as well as Blu-ray royalties effects caused so much loss.

More interesting is mentioned in the report, the software sales are growing.

Perhaps the mobile communication products (MP & C) compared with everyone associated, Sony in this market grew by 36.2%, the first quarter of 2013 total revenues of $ 3.929 billion on revenue of $ 60 million.

Smartphone sales and the average price increase, so that the company is making money in 2013 the cause. But in the report

On the other hand, imaging product solutions (IP & S) Although there is no loss for the same period, cameras and digital cameras due to poor sales performance, forcing the overall decline of 10.4%.

Sony Other business group also includes the “HE & S”, “Devices”, “Pictures”, “Music” and “Finance Services” section though revenue fell, but the actual performance did not match “Game” as showing losses.

More content, you can refer to Sony 2013 first quarter earnings report content .

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