Sony Group Co. (NYSE:SONY) Given Average Recommendation of “Moderate Buy” by Brokerages

Shares of Sony Group Co. (NYSE:SONYGet Free Report) have received a consensus recommendation of “Moderate Buy” from the five ratings firms that are currently covering the stock, MarketBeat.com reports. One research analyst has rated the stock with a hold rating and four have given a buy rating to the company. The average 1-year price target among brokers that have updated their coverage on the stock in the last year is $108.00.

Separately, StockNews.com upgraded shares of Sony Group from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research report on Wednesday, May 22nd.

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Institutional Trading of Sony Group

A number of institutional investors and hedge funds have recently made changes to their positions in the stock. CVA Family Office LLC acquired a new stake in shares of Sony Group in the fourth quarter valued at about $27,000. Sunbelt Securities Inc. acquired a new position in shares of Sony Group during the first quarter worth approximately $29,000. Rise Advisors LLC boosted its position in shares of Sony Group by 259.2% in the first quarter. Rise Advisors LLC now owns 352 shares of the company’s stock valued at $30,000 after acquiring an additional 254 shares during the period. Fortitude Family Office LLC acquired a new stake in shares of Sony Group in the fourth quarter worth $31,000. Finally, Pacific Capital Wealth Advisors Inc. bought a new position in Sony Group during the fourth quarter worth $34,000. Institutional investors and hedge funds own 14.05% of the company’s stock.

Sony Group Price Performance

Shares of NYSE SONY opened at $84.94 on Friday. Sony Group has a fifty-two week low of $75.11 and a fifty-two week high of $100.88. The company has a quick ratio of 0.52, a current ratio of 0.66 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.27. The firm has a market cap of $104.83 billion, a PE ratio of 15.61 and a beta of 0.95. The business has a 50 day moving average price of $82.21 and a two-hundred day moving average price of $87.77.

Sony Group (NYSE:SONYGet Free Report) last posted its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, May 14th. The company reported $1.04 EPS for the quarter, topping analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.83 by $0.21. The business had revenue of $23.45 billion during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $18.97 billion. Sony Group had a return on equity of 13.05% and a net margin of 7.95%. During the same period last year, the firm earned $0.78 earnings per share. Sell-side analysts expect that Sony Group will post 5.6 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

About Sony Group

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Sony Group Corporation designs, develops, produces, and sells electronic equipment, instruments, and devices for the consumer, professional, and industrial markets in Japan, the United States, Europe, China, the Asia-Pacific, and internationally. The company distributes software titles and add-on content through digital networks; network services related to game, video, and music content; and home gaming consoles, packaged and game software, and peripheral devices.

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