Sony unlocks value for investors

SONY CORP. ADRs, $64, is still a hold. The Japanese conglomerate (New York symbol SNE; Conservative Growth Portfolio, Manufacturing & Industry sector; ADRs outstanding: 1.3 billion; Market cap: $83.2 billion; Price-to-sales ratio: 0.8; Dividend yield: 0.6%; TSINetwork Rating: Average; www.sony.net) plans to sell some of its shares in… Read More

Tap Japan’s top companies

ISHARES MSCI JAPAN INDEX FUND $54.35 (New York symbol EWJ; buy or sell through brokers; us.ishares.com) is an ETF that tries to match the return of the Morgan Stanley Capital International (MSCI) Japan Index.
The fund’s top holdings include Toyota, 4.5%; Softbank, 2.6%; Sony Corp., 2.1%; Mitsubishi UFJ… Read More

Buy the best of Japan

ISHARES MSCI JAPAN INDEX FUND $55.23 (New York symbol EWJ; buy or sell through brokers; us.ishares.com) is an ETF that tries to match the return of the Morgan Stanley Capital International (MSCI) Japan Index.
The fund’s top holdings include Toyota, 4.2%; Softbank, 2.6%; Keyence Corp. (sensors), 1.8%; Sony… Read More