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Tuesday 13 May, 2014

Sony Corp

Notice Regarding Year-End Dividend for the Fisc...

Notice Regarding Year-End Dividend for the Fiscal Year Ended March 31, 2014

Sony Corporation

Sony Corporation

1-7-1 Konan, Minato-ku

Tokyo 108-0075

News & Information

May 13, 2014

Notice Regarding Year-End Dividend for the Fiscal Year Ended March 31, 2014

Sony Corporation (the “Corporation”) approved, at the meeting of its Board of Directors held on May 13, 2014, the year-end dividend on shares of common stock of the Corporation for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2014 as follows:

I. Details of Year-End Dividend

    Details of resolution   Latest dividend forecast

(as of February 6, 2014)

  FY 2012

Year-end dividend (Actual)

Record date March 31, 2014 March 31, 2014 March 31, 2013
Dividend per share

¥12.50

Undetermined

¥12.50

Total amount of dividends

¥13,046 million

¥12,636 million

Dividend payment starting date June 3, 2014 June 4, 2013
Source of dividends Retained earnings Retained earnings

II. Reasons for Determination of Dividend Amount

The Corporation believes that continuously increasing corporate value and providing dividends are essential to rewarding shareholders, and it is the Corporation’s policy to strive for the perpetuation of stable dividends. The Corporation made its decision with respect to the year-end dividend for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2014 to pay the same amount of dividend per share as the previous fiscal year, based on the policy outlined above.

(Reference) Dividend Actual

  Dividend per share
  Interim dividend   Year-end dividend   Annual dividend (total)
FY 2013

(ended March 31, 2014)

¥12.50

¥12.50

¥25.00

FY 2012

(ended March 31, 2013)

¥12.50

¥12.50

¥25.00


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