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Morning Trending Tickers: Sony Corporation, (SNE)

Friday February 24th 2017: Sony Corporation, SNE is in the exchange NYSE and its industry is Electronic Equipment in the sector of Consumer Goods. Based in Japan, Sony Corporation, SNEĀ  has a market cap of 50.52 B. Since its IPO date on the 7/26/1974, Sony Corporation, SNE performance year to date is 41.99%. Today Sony Corporation, SNE has gained 0.40%, with a current price of 39.96.

Ownership of the company is *TBA for insider ownership while institutional ownership is 7.00%. The management of the company have seen the company have a payout ratio of 34.40%. Return of assets are at 0.40%, with return on investment at 4.50%.

In terms of debt levels and profit levels, Sony Corporation, SNE is seeing a long-term debt/equity of 0.27. While Total debt/equity is 0.48. With a profit margin of 1.00%, this is combined with a gross margin of 25.50%, and operating margin of 3.80%. Sony Corporation ability to meet debt levels, with a current ratio of 0.8, while the quick ratio is 0.7.

For the last year Sony Corporation, SNE has seen a EPS growth of -51.60%. A performance for the year of 34.69%. The 52-week high is 0.28%, and the 52-week low is 44.16%. The average volume for Sony Corporation, SNE is 16659.

With a target price of 42.17, can Sony Corporation, SNE reach this target? Looking at the value indicators of Sony Corporation, SNE. Sony Corporation has a P/E of 79.28 and a forward P/E of 16.94. Perhaps the more useful indicator than P/E, is PEG which has a value of 3.67. Sony Corporation also has a P/S and a P/B of 0.75 and 2.28 respectively. For P/cash, Sony Corporation has a value of 2.84, while it is 12.7 for P/free cash flow.

At the current price of 39.96, Sony Corporation has a dividend yield of 0.45%. We see a return on equity of 3.00%.

Looking more long-term Sony Corporation, is projected to get an EPS growth for the next five years of 21.60%. In the short-term an EPS growth of 15.20% in the next year is forecasted. This is after a EPS growth of -51.60% for this year and for the last five years a 16.30% growth has been seen.

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