Will Sony’s PS4 Be Just What These Top Institutional Shareholders Are Looking For?

Sony Corporation (NYSE:SNE) is likely to introduce touch panel controls and social networking features in the new PlayStation 4 home gaming console that they plan to release later this year, said Reuters, in a quote from Japan’s Asahi newspaper. The PlayStation 4 will be the successor to the highly popular PS3 that debuted over six years ago. Details of the the new PS4 will probably be unveiled at a PlayStation meeting scheduled in New York on February 20 and the device will likely retail for $430.

Will Sony Corporation’s shareholders decrease their holdings? They reported owning a total of 2.477 million shares on 12/31/2012. The shares closed at $11.20 on 12/31/2012.

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Here are the eight largest positions in Sony Corporation at the end of December 31st, 2012.

Qs Investors LLC. held 379,200 shares on 12/31/2012 worth $4,247,040. This brought the portfolio total to 0.08%.

Bank of New York Mellon Corp. held 200,312 shares on 12/31/2012 worth $2,243,494. This brought the portfolio total to 0.0%.

Calvert Investment Management Inc. held 160,436 shares on 12/31/2012 worth $1,796,883. This brought the portfolio total to 0.28%.

World Asset Management Inc. held 125,005 shares on 12/31/2012 worth $1,400,056. This brought the portfolio total to 0.03%.

Parametric Portfolio Associates LLC. held 113,702 shares on 12/31/2012 worth $1,273,462. This brought the portfolio total to 0.0%.

Quantitative Investment Management LLC. held 103,100 shares on 12/31/2012 worth $1,154,720. This brought the portfolio total to 0.04%.

Canada Pension Plan Investment Board held 96,853 shares on 12/31/2012 worth $1,084,754. This brought the portfolio total to 0.01%.

Stevens Capital Management L.P. held 75,630 shares on 12/31/2012 worth $847,056. This brought the portfolio total to 0.03%.

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