Sony lifts annual profit estimate on lower amortisation costs


Reuters

TOKYO, April 21 (Reuters) - Japan'sSony Corp <6758.T>
raised its operating profit estimate for the year ended March 31
thanks to lower amortisation costs for its financial services
segment.
    The electronics company said it expected profit of around
285 billion yen ($2.6 billion), up from 240 billion yen
estimated in February, it said.
    It also cited lower costs for its the image sensor business
and other segments.
    It reports its full-year results on April 28.

($1 = 109.3400 yen)

 (Reporting by Makiko Yamazaki; Editing by Edwina Gibbs)
 ((Makiko.Yamazaki@thomsonreuters.com; 81-3-6441-1039;))

Keywords: SONY RESULTS/ (URGENT)



This article appears in: Fundamental Analysis , World Markets , Stocks , Economy , Earnings
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