4. As of noon trading, Sony Corporation ( SNE) is up $0.17 (1.0%) to $17.35 on average volume. Thus far, 1.2 million shares of Sony Corporation exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 2.8 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $17.28-$17.49 after having opened the day at $17.29 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $17.18.

Sony Corporation designs, develops, manufactures, and sells electronic equipment, instruments, and devices for consumer, professional, and industrial markets worldwide. Sony Corporation has a market cap of $17.8 billion and is part of the consumer durables industry. The company has a P/E ratio of 4.9, below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7. Shares are down 0.6% year to date as of the close of trading on Friday. Currently there are 2 analysts that rate Sony Corporation a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 1 rates it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates Sony Corporation as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures, good cash flow from operations and growth in earnings per share. However, as a counter to these strengths, we find that the company's profit margins have been poor overall. Get the full Sony Corporation Ratings Report now.

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