History of the Company

Q1: When was the company established?

A1:The company was established as Tokyo Tsushin Kogyo Corporation in May 1946. (The company name was changed to Sony Corporation in January 1958)

Q2: When was stock made available to the public?

A2:This was done in August 1955.

Q3: When was the stock first listed on the Tokyo Stock Exchange?

A3:The stock was first listed on the Tokyo Stock Exchange in December 1958.

Q4: When were American Depository Receipts (ADRs) issued?

A4:A first from the Japanese industry, ADRs were issued in June 1961.

Q5: When did the company list on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) ?

A5:The company was listed on the NYSE in September 1970.