SONY

Stock Information

Number of Shares Issued

As of March 31,2022
Total number of shares authorized to be issued Total number of shares issued Number of shareholders
Common Stock 3,600,000,000 1,261,081,781 399,144

Ownership and Distribution of Shares

  2020
(As of March 31, 2021)
2021
(As of March 31, 2022)
  Number of ShareholdersNumber of Shares Held (in thousands)Percentage to Total Shares in Issue Number of ShareholdersNumber of Shares Held (in thousands)Percentage to Total Shares in Issue
Foreign Institutions and Individuals 2,118752,67959.7% 2,171738,63858.6%
Japanese Financial Institutions 180316,71825.1% 176331,09826.3%
Japanese Individuals and Others 379,132136,28110.8% 393,889134,23910.6%
Other Japanese Corporations 2,53615,9101.3% 2,82214,0541.1%
Japanese Securities Firms 8017,6401.4% 8518,9751.5%
Treasury Stock 121,8321.7% 124,0781.9%
Total 384,0471,261,059100% 399,1441,261,082100%

Historical Data

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Major Shareholders

As of March 31,2022
Name Number of
Shares Held
(in thousands)
Percentage of
Shares Held
1 The Master Trust Bank of Japan, Ltd. (Trust Account) (Note 1) 220,823 17.9%
2 Citibank as Depositary Bank for Depositary Receipt Holders (Note 2) 119,549 9.7%
3 Custody Bank of Japan, Ltd. (Trust Account) (Note 1) 76,373 6.2%
4 JPMorgan Chase Bank 385632 (Note 3) 23,951 1.9%
5 State Street Bank West Client - Treaty 505234 (Note 3) 20,822 1.7%
6 Ssbtc Client Omnibus Account (Note 3) 19,740 1.6%
7 Government Of Norway 19,232 1.6%
8 JPMorgan Chase Bank 385781 (Note 3) 16,097 1.3%
9 The Bank Of New York Mellon 140042 (Note 1) 15,372 1.2%
10 GIC Private Limited - C 15,323 1.2%
  • (Note 1) The shares held by each shareholder are held in trust for investors, including shares in securities investment trusts.
  • (Note 2) Citibank as Depositary Bank for Depositary Receipt Holders is the nominee of Citibank, N.A.
  • (Note 3) Each shareholder provides depositary services for shares owned by institutional investors, mainly in Europe and North America. They are also the nominees for these investors.
  • (Note 4) In the calculation of the percentage, 24,078,136 shares recorded on the register of shareholders as treasury stock held by the Corporation are excluded.

Stock Exchange Listings

(Japanese)
Name Date of Listing
Tokyo Stock Exchange December 1, 1958
(Overseas)
Name Date of Listing
New York Stock Exchange September 17, 1970

Stock Acquisition Rights (SARs)

As of March 31,2022
Name
(Date of issuance)
Exercise period Total number
of SARs
issued
Number of shares to be issued or transferred Exercise price Percentage of SARs exercised
The twenty-fourth series of Common Stock Acquisition Rights
(December 4, 2012)
12/4/2013
~12/3/2022
147 14,700 ¥ 932 97.7%
The twenty-fifth series of Common Stock Acquisition Rights
(December 4, 2012)
12/4/2013
~12/3/2022
779 77,900 U.S.$ 11.23 91.6%
The twenty-sixth series of Common Stock Acquisition Rights
(November 20, 2013)
11/20/2014
~11/19/2023
470 47,000 ¥ 2,007 94.1%
The twenty-seventh series of Common Stock Acquisition Rights
(November 20, 2013)
11/20/2014
~11/19/2023
1,273 127,300 U.S.$ 20.01 85.6%
The twenty-eighth series of Common Stock Acquisition Rights
(November 20, 2014)
11/20/2015
~11/19/2024
1,909 190,900 ¥ 2,410.5 76.9%
The twenty-ninth series of Common Stock Acquisition Rights
(November 20, 2014)
11/20/2015
~11/19/2024
1,541 154,100 U.S.$ 20.67 80.5%
The thirtieth series of Common Stock Acquisition Rights
(November 19, 2015)
11/19/2016
~11/18/2025
2,526 252,600 ¥ 3,404 77.7%
The thirty-first series of Common Stock Acquisition Rights
(November 19, 2015)
11/19/2016
~11/18/2025
1,708 170,800 U.S.$ 27.51 82.2%
The thirty-second series of Common Stock Acquisition Rights
(November 22, 2016)
11/22/2017
~11/21/2026
5,163 516,300 ¥ 3,364 65.0%
The thirty-third series of Common Stock Acquisition Rights
(November 22, 2016)
11/22/2017
~11/21/2026
3,679 367,900 U.S.$ 31.06 74.2%
The thirty-fourth series of Common Stock Acquisition Rights
(November 21, 2017)
11/21/2018 ~11/20/2027 5,725 572,500 ¥ 5,231 57.2%
The thirty-fifth sheries of Common Stock Acquisition Rights
(November 21, 2017)
11/21/2018
~11/20/2027
6,764 676,400 U.S.$ 45.73 50.5%
The thirty-sixth series of Common Stock Acquisition Rights
(Febrary 28, 2018)
2/28/2019
~2/27/2028
45 4,500 ¥ 5,442 73.4%
The thirty-seventh series of Common Stock Acquisition Rights
(Febrary 28, 2018)
2/28/2019
~2/27/2028
150 15,000 U.S.$ 50.39 -
The thirty-eighth series of Common Stock Acquisition Rights
(November 20, 2018)
11/20/2019
~11/19/2028
9,778 977,800 ¥6,440 33.6%
The thirty-ninth series of Common Stock Acquisition Rights
(November 20, 2018)
11/20/2020
~11/19/2028
8,268 826,800 U.S.$56.22 31.4%
The fortieth series of Common Stock Acquisition Rights
(November 20, 2019)
11/20/2020
~11/19/2029
13,897 1,389,700 ¥6,705 15.4%
The forty-first series of Common Stock Acquisition Rights
(November 20, 2019)
11/20/2020
~11/19/2029
11,908 1,190,800 US$60.99 16.0%
The forty-second series
of Common Stock Acquisition Rights
(April 17, 2020)
17/4/2021
~16/4/2030
133 13,300 US$63.75 33.5%
The forty-third series of
Common Stock Acquisition Rights
(November 18, 2020)
18/11/2021
~17/11/2030
21,930 2,193,000 ¥9,237 1.9%
The forty-fourth series of
Common Stock Acquisition Rights
(November 18, 2020)
18/11/2021
~17/11/2030
19,748 1,974,800 US$87.48 4.2%
The forty-fifth series of
Common Stock Acquisition Rights
(November 18, 2021)
2022/11/18
~2031/11/17
23,991 2,399,100 ¥14,350 -
The forty-sixth series of
Common Stock Acquisition Rights (November 18, 2021)
2022/11/18
~2031/11/17
23,911 2,391,100 US$124.90 -
  • (Note)All series of Stock Acquisition Rights were issued for the purpose of granting stock options. No cash payment was required for the allocation.