2. Sony Corporation ( SNE): Designs, develops, manufactures, and sells electronic equipment, instruments, and devices for consumer, professional, and industrial markets worldwide. Market cap at $21.25B, most recent closing price at $21.02.
For some companies, the fallout could be very ugly.
Companies like Apple, Microsoft and Cisco can afford aggressive buybacks and dividends, but activists could force others with offshore cash to choose between equity and debt holders.