SNE : Analysis & Opinions

  1. Sony Hopes to Right the Ship With New Smartphones

    September 2, 2015
    The good news from Sony's (NYSE: SNE) recently reported second quarter was its nearly 40% jump in operating income and more ...
  2. Sony May Be the First to Get Its Drones Airborne

    August 28, 2015
    Sony (NYSE: SNE) wants to put drones into commercial use, and its plan extends beyond the use of unmanned flying vehicles ...
  3. Sony Plans a Star Wars PS4 for the Holiday Season

    August 21, 2015
    The Force will be very strong this Christmas season. In addition to the December 18th release of Star Wars Episode VII: ...
  4. Sony PlayStation Experience Set for December

    August 19, 2015
    Every year, Sony (NYSE: SNE) holds a public coming-out party for new PlayStation 4 games, features, and experiences. The ...
  5. 4 Cybersecurity Value Stocks to Watch For

    August 14, 2015
    Discover how huge data breaches to major companies have caused an upswing in the cybersecurity industry, and top stocks investors ...
  6. Sony Launches 2 New Mid-Range Smartphones

    August 6, 2015
    Sony (NYSE: SNE) recently unveiled two new mid-range smartphones, the Xperia C5 Ultra and Xperia M5, which both rely on ...
  7. The Economics of Gaming Consoles

    August 5, 2015
    Gaming consoles are sold at a loss or minimal profit to boost their sales. Companies make money on each game sold.
  8. Sony Gets Into the Drone Business

    August 4, 2015
    No longer content with making TVs and camcorders, Sony (NYSE: SNE) will begin launching drones through a newly created subsidiary ...
  9. "Pixels" Could Still Be a Box Office Win for Sony

    July 29, 2015
    Adam Sandler has lost his mojo. The one-time box office leader has struggled to find an audience with recent misses, including ...
  10. Batman Gives Sony a Boost in June Video Game Sales

    July 28, 2015
    While Sony (NYSE: SNE) is better known as the cinematic steward for Marvel's Spider-Man, a budding relationship with Batman ...
  11. Sony Making a Movie Based on Emojis

    July 23, 2015
    Sometimes a terrible idea enthralls Hollywood, pitting studios at war with each other to overpay for something that common ...
  12. Is Gillette's Market Edge Becoming Razor-Thin?

    July 7, 2015
    Despite Gillette's success with the razor-and-blades strategy, the increasing popularity of beards and new competition may ...
  13. Sony Turns to Crowdfunding for Employee Ideas

    July 2, 2015
    Crowdfunding has helped launch some innovative products in the marketplace, but it has generally been a realm inhabited ...
  14. Who Invented Apps For Smart Phones?

    June 22, 2015
    Mobile devices have radically changed how we communicate, conduct business, consume entertainment, and manage our lives, ...
  15. Kicking and Streaming: Apple and the Battle for Streaming Music

    June 19, 2015
    Spotify, Apple, Youtube and Tidal are facing off for control of a vast market. What factors will determine who emerges as ...
  16. How To Game The Video Game Industry

    June 11, 2015
    Investopedia explores the business, current developments, future trends of video games industry and how the overall industry ...
  17. Top Spots to Wine and Dine Clients in New York

    June 9, 2015
    New York City is one the world's best places to wine and dine a client. From power lunches to sushi to celebrity chef spots, ...
  18. How The Video Game Industry Works

    May 30, 2015
    Traditionally, the video game industry was limited to consoles, such as Microsoft’s (MSFT) Xbox and Sony’s (SNE) PlayStation, ...
  19. Who are Disney's (DIS) main competitors?

    May 21, 2015
    Learn about how creating entertainment has been Disney's niche since the 1920s, even as it faces ever-increasing competition ...
  20. Best ETFs to Trade the Tokyo Stock Exchange

    May 4, 2015
    Japanese stocks are soaring thanks to incredibly aggressive monetary policy. Should you go for the ride?
  21. A New Corporate Governance Initiative In Japan

    April 16, 2015
    Expectations are low that Japan can create a corporate governance climate that meets global standards, but a new initiative ...
  22. GoPro Founder Nick Woodman Sees a Bright Future

    April 14, 2015
    Action camera specialist GoPro (NASDAQ: GPRO) has taken investors on a topsy-turvy ride since its IPO last June, as initial ...
  23. Jet.com: Amazon Meets Costco

    April 9, 2015
    Startup Jet.com hopes to challenge Amazon's dominance in the e-commerce market, and it hasn't even launched yet.
  24. How To Trade Foreign Stocks

    March 26, 2015
    We weigh the major ways to trade foreign stocks for investors.
  25. A New Economic Threat: State-Sponsored Hacking

    March 4, 2015
    State sponsored hacking attempts are becoming a major cause of concern to the US. Here is a list of US sectors most vulnerable ...
  26. Microsoft Gets Into The Virtual Reality Business

    February 20, 2015
    Once relegated to the trash bin of innovative technological ideas, virtual reality is making a promising comeback.
  27. Who are Apple's (AAPL) main competitors in the tech industry?

    December 3, 2014
    Explore Apple's competitive position in the many industries in which it operates. Learn about the different products and ...
  28. Kaizen: An American Idea Gets A Japanese Makeover

    September 24, 2014
    This manufacturing philosophy – made famous by the likes of Toyota – had its start in postwar Japan with an American statistician.
  29. Console Wars Heating Up

    March 11, 2014
    With Nintendo's Wii U now more than a year old, the two remaining members of the triopoly of video game console makers - ...
  30. This Well-Known Stock Has 45% Upside

    February 12, 2014
    Across the main thoroughfares of the Shinjuku neighborhood of Tokyo, trendy consumers are embracing Apple's (Nasdaq: ...
  31. China's Video Game Approval Could Be Worth Billions To Sony, ...

    September 27, 2013
    In January, China Daily USA reported that China might lift its ban on the sale of video games."We are reviewing the policy ...
  32. OmniVision Technologies – The Beat(ing) Goes On

    August 30, 2013
    Weaker handset demand and disappointing margins send the shares down sharply again.
  33. A Little Noise In Disney Earnings Shouldn't Matter Much

    August 7, 2013
    There was a little noise in this quarter at Disney, but it doesn't change the long-term story
  34. The AMD Story Sounds Very Familiar

    July 22, 2013
    AMD has the bulls excited again, but it's hard to see why this time is any different.
  35. Will Microsoft Lure Cable Giants to Xbox One Before PlayStation ...

    July 3, 2013
    When consumers look at the $200 starting price of Xbox 360, they may ask themselves, "What am I paying for?"The answer to ...
  36. Apple Hopes iRadio Keeps Users Tuned In

    June 4, 2013
    Apple's gearing up to launch its own internet radio service, but how much will this really affect its stock?
  37. OmniVision Showing Much-Needed Signs Of Improvement

    May 31, 2013
    Always-volatile OmniVision is moving in a positive direction again.
  38. Strong Volume Gainers, Can It Continue?

    May 22, 2013
    Volume is one of those indicators that gets overlooked, likely because it's shown by default on almost every chart, making ...
  39. The Yen Is Setting Up To Be An Attractive Long-Term Investment

    May 16, 2013
    As Japan embarks on quantitative easing, the yen has come under pressure. Will it continue to be the source of big profits ...
  40. Get Ready For The Wearable Technology Revolution

    April 30, 2013
    For investors, wearable tech is just beginning to become science fact.
  41. A Big Bet On Cyber Security

    April 3, 2013
    As computers, cloud computing and data networks continue to be a part of our everyday lives, protecting them is quickly becoming ...
  42. For OmniVision, Weird Is Just Its Version Of Normal

    November 30, 2012
    OmniVision continues to defy anything close to common sense or orderly evaluation.
  43. Sony Corporation and More Big Movers in Consumer Cyclical on ...

    September 17, 2012
    The market is having a bad day so far. The Nasdaq is trading down 0.2%; the S&P 500 is down 0.2%; and the Dow has slipped ...
  44. OmniVision Looks Fueled Up For Another Run

    September 5, 2012
    While the volatility of this stock definitely makes this a risky play, I think aggressive investors ought to be considering ...
  45. Bull Vs. Bear - Don't Expect A Mobile Payment Revolution

    August 21, 2012
    Not enough Americans own smartphones for the mobile payment revolution to really take off.
  46. Sony Corporation (ADR) Among Consumer Cyclical's Biggest Movers

    August 15, 2012
    After the morning's trading, the Nasdaq is up 0.2%, the S&P 500 remains relatively unchanged and the Dow is unchanged. ...
  47. Sony: Waiting for Direction

    July 26, 2012
    New York, July 26th (TradersHuddle.com) - Shares of Sony Corporation (NYSE:SNE) closed the trading day lower by $0.33 or ...
  48. Today's Major Consumer Cyclical Sector Movers

    July 17, 2012
    The market is doing well so far today. The Nasdaq is up 0.5%; the S&P 500 is trading up 0.3%; and the Dow has increased ...
  49. Voxx International Is Priced To Move

    June 12, 2012
    I last talked about Voxx International (then known as Audiovox) in January 2010. Its stock dropped 30% in the past month, ...
  50. Prudential Out To Boost Shareholder Returns

    May 25, 2012
    An appealing valuation and decent growth prospects overseas bode well for Prudential's future shareholder returns.
  51. GSI Technology Needs A Healthier Carrier And Networking Market

    March 12, 2012
    GSIT's narrow focus may limit its opportunities.
  52. Dell Profitable But Stagnant

    February 28, 2012
    Dell will eventually need to return to consistent top-line growth.
  53. The Wild Ride Continues For OmniVision Technologies

    February 27, 2012
    OmniVision may be on the way back to recovery
  54. Cybersecurity Is The Way To Play Defense Spending

    February 9, 2012
    As the number of cyber attacks continues to grow, cybersecurity will see the bulk of future defense spending.
  55. Philips – Plenty Of Cloud, Minimal Silver Lining

    January 11, 2012
    Koninklijke Philips suffers through yet another poor quarter.
  56. Apple May Yet Be Unreasonably Cheap

    January 5, 2012
    Even with conservative expectations, Apple looks like a bargain.
  57. 5 Video Game Stocks to Power up your Portfolio

    November 8, 2011
    Learn about some of the biggest players in this multibillion dollar industry!
  58. The Smart Plays In Smart TV

    October 28, 2011
    Smart TV's web integration is helping televisions move beyond their old "idiot box" moniker. Learn how to play this growing ...
  59. Can Skullcandy Marry Performance With Image?

    August 31, 2011
    Skullcandy has the hype, but there's real hope for the stock as well.
  60. Google Maintaining Its Near-Term Edge

    July 19, 2011
    Google's growth since it went public in 2004 has been phenomenal, but the main question is what the growth trends will be ...
  61. The Real Threat To Netflix Isn't RedBox Or BlockBuster

    July 19, 2011
    Netflix recent price increase could cost them customers, and some familiar, yet unlikely companies are in the best position ...
  62. Investing For Growth And Value

    June 28, 2011
    Growth at reasonable prive (GARP) allows investors an alternative to portfolio diversification in risk management.
  63. Clouds Good And Bad For Red Hat

    June 24, 2011
    Red Hat continues to sign up new subs, but the marketing spend is a worry.
  64. Philips Needs A Shake-Up

    June 23, 2011
    Philips badly needs to reform and rebuild its operations.
  65. 5 Video Game Stocks to Power up your Portfolio

    June 14, 2011
    Learn about some of the biggest players in this multibillion dollar industry!
  66. Investing Below Book Value

    April 27, 2011
    Are these companies underpriced or too risky to touch?
  67. Gaming Industry In Desperate Battle

    March 18, 2011
    The gaming industry has the ammunition to battle the crisis in Japan.
  68. 5 Video Game Stocks to Power up your Portfolio

    February 10, 2011
    Learn how to invest in this multibillion dollar industry!
  69. Time Warner Goes Global

    February 7, 2011
    Time Warner's global push will likely make patient shareholders substantial returns.
  70. The Falling Dollar - The Debate Rages On

    November 16, 2010
    The long- and short-term effects of the falling dollar.
  71. Will Gorilla Make Corning King Of The Jungle?

    November 3, 2010
    Corning has a promising new product, but its valuation seems difficult to justify.
  72. What's Your Brand's Social Media Quotient?

    September 27, 2010
    Is there a correlation between a company's social media presence and its stock price?
  73. The Book Is Thrown At Barnes & Noble

    June 30, 2010
    The decline in Barnes & Noble's traditional book business is happening faster than expected.
  74. The World Cup 2010 Portfolio

    June 2, 2010
    Stocks that could really score during the World Cup 2010.
  75. High Tech Dividends

    March 18, 2010
    After a banner year in 2009, many tech investors are worried about their holdings. Instead of selling, investors should take ...
  76. 3D Television Reality Check

    March 17, 2010
    Panasonic and Samsung are gung-ho about 3D television, but is the average consumer? Investors shouldn't get too excited just ...
  77. Is Finance Ruining Movies?

    January 19, 2010
    Is the financial industry ruining movies? That depends on whom you ask.
  78. Why Amazon Wants The iPhone To Win

    November 9, 2009
    The iPhone as an e-book reader is assumed to be the beginning of the end for Amazon's Kindle.
  79. Marvel-Disney's Magical Kingdom

    October 8, 2009
    Many in the investment community are wondering whether the Marvel-Disney merger is a good deal after all.
  80. Exotic Telecoms With Dividend Appeal

    September 3, 2009
    The biggest names in telecom stocks aren't the only belles at the ball.
  81. Cramer's Four Horsemen Still In The Saddle

    August 20, 2009
    Cramer's "must have" tech stock picks should continue to outperform.
  82. Can Nokia Get Smart?

    June 17, 2009
    Even Nokia's soon-to-be-launched iPhone killer, the N97, won't solve Nokia's problems.
  83. ADP Analyst Meeting: A Review

    March 31, 2009
    ADP seeks to calm weary investors. The company's diverse sectors are promising, even with some tough competition.
  84. Waiting For 'Watchmen'

    February 26, 2009
    The DC Comics-based Warner Bros. film "Watchmen" is due for release March 6. We look at its background and the comics-to-movie ...
  85. Is Sony Doomed?

    December 10, 2008
    Layoffs may help today, but that isn't the company's biggest problem.
  86. Five Stocks Ready To Break Higher

    September 22, 2008
    The extremely low RSI values that are found on the charts of these companies will likely trigger the interest of the bulls.
  87. Motorola Walking The Razr's Edge

    September 19, 2007
    The Razr handset is getting old. The Krzr, Pebl and Slvr have failed to impress. Perhaps Motorola should add more vowels.
  88. Locate Profit With GPS Technology (TRMB, GRMN, HON)

    July 3, 2007
    It seems global positioning technology is everywhere; which companies are cashing in?
  89. Carving A Niche In A Crowded Market (SNE, MC, HAR)

    May 9, 2007
    A look at three companies who use a variety of strategies to compete in the fierce consumer-electronics game.
  90. DreamWorks Stops The Show (DWA)

    February 7, 2007
    While short-term concerns are likely to dominate trading in DreamWorks shares, the company's excellent entertainment franchise ...
  91. Get Your Game On (ERTS)

    January 25, 2007
    Game maker Electronic Arts should benefit from a pick-up in PS3 game console sales later this year.
  92. The Heat Is On (SNE)

    October 6, 2006
    A spate of bad news has prompted a sell-off in Sony. Is it time to buy?
  93. Are Video Games A Good Play?

    June 8, 2006
    A look at the early stages of the new wave of video game consoles.
  94. A Look at Economic Moats - Part 1

    November 15, 2005
    Part one of a two part piece on the Buffett- coined concept of "economic moat".
  95. The Little Things That Matter

    October 26, 2005
    Everybody's talking about it but how exactly do you invest in nanotechnology? Let David Harper shed some light on the subject.
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