Almost all the units Sony has shown decline in revenue, although the gaming business is growing
Sony reported for the third quarter of the fiscal year, which ended manufacturer December 31.
Revenue for the reporting period amounted to 21.3 billion, which is 7% lower than a year ago. Operating profit amounted to 820 million dollars, while a year earlier it was equal to 1.8 billion dollars. Net profit for the quarter amounted to 174 million dollars, having decreased for the year six times.
The Mobile Communications unit gain for the quarter of $ 2.2 billion, which is 35.3% less than last year. Operating profit decreased by 12.1% and reached 183 million dollars. The company explains the results of a decrease in sales of smartphones, especially in Europe.
Unit Game & Network Services brought Sony in the quarter of 5.48 billion U.S. dollars, increasing this year by 5%. Operating profit increased by 25% to 443,7 million dollars.
Division of Imaging Products & Solutions reported revenue decline of 9.6% to 1.48 billion dollars. Operating profit decreased from 202 million to $ 187 million
Revenue division Home Entertainment & Sound also decreased by 12.1% to $ 3.1 billion. Operating profit is equal to $ 230 million, while a year earlier it amounted to 278 million
The business of manufacturing semiconductor solutions was one of the few for Sony, which showed revenue growth. In this case, by 16.9% to $ 2.1 billion.