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Sony

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Sony Pictures TV to acquire majority stake in Funimation Productions

Sony Pictures Television Networks has reached an agreement to acquire a substantial majority stake in Japanese anime distributor Funimation Productions, Ltd., subject to regulatory approvals and certain other closing conditions, valuing the company at approximately $150M. Gen Fukunaga, CEO of Funimation, will retain a minority stake in the business and remain CEO. With a catalog that includes popular titles such as "Dragon Ball Z", "Cowboy Bebop", "One Piece", "My Hero Academia" and "Attack on Titan", Funimation licenses and distributes Japanese anime content in the U.S., and operates the subscription streaming service FunimationNOW, available via the PlayStation Store, iTunes Store, Google Play, Amazon Apps, Xbox Store and mobile devices. Additionally, the company sells merchandise and DVDs through its website, Funimation.com.

SNE Sony
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Sony price target raised to $47 from $41 at Bernstein
Bernstein analyst David Dai raised his price target on Sony as he thinks that the company's growth will be boosted by strong sales of its game and image sensors. He keeps an Outperform rating on the stock.
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Sony initiated with an Outperform at Bernstein
Bernstein analyst David Dai started coverage of Sony with an Outperform rating. The analyst says that Sony's image sensor business should be boosted by advances in computers' communications capabilities and by the proliferation of VR/AR. The analyst adds that the company's PlayStation console "will maintain the leading position in tethered VR for the next three years at least," and he says that this status "should strengthen the PlayStation ecosystem." ,
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