Sony: Fiscal 1st quarter earnings snapshot

TOKYO — Sony Corp. today reported fiscal first-quarter profit of $2.17 billion.

On a per-share basis, the company said it had profit of $1.74.

The electronics and media company posted revenue of $18.31 billion in the period.

Sony shares have risen 20% since the beginning of the year. The stock has climbed 46% in the past 12 months.