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Sony posts small second-quarter profit, keeps full-year forecast

A man stands behind Sony Corp's logo at an electronics store in Tokyo October 31, 2012. Sony Corp is likely to say it returned to an operating profit for July-September after it sold a chemicals business, but investors still aren't sure a consumer electronics revamp will deliver the profit growth the group seeks. REUTERS/Toru Hanai

A man stands behind Sony Corp's logo at an electronics store in Tokyo October 31, 2012. Sony Corp is likely to say it returned to an operating profit for July-September after it sold a chemicals business, but investors still aren't sure a consumer...more

A man stands behind Sony Corp's logo at an electronics store in Tokyo October 31, 2012. Sony Corp is likely to say it returned to an operating profit for July-September after it sold a chemicals business, but investors still aren't sure a consumer electronics revamp will deliver the profit growth the group seeks. REUTERS/Toru Hanai
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Sony Corp's logo is reflected in a speaker at an electronics store in Tokyo October 31, 2012. Sony Corp is likely to say it returned to an operating profit for July-September after it sold a chemicals business, but investors still aren't sure a consumer electronics revamp will deliver the profit growth the group seeks. Picture taken October 31. REUTERS/Toru Hanai

Sony Corp's logo is reflected in a speaker at an electronics store in Tokyo October 31, 2012. Sony Corp is likely to say it returned to an operating profit for July-September after it sold a chemicals business, but investors still aren't sure a...more

Sony Corp's logo is reflected in a speaker at an electronics store in Tokyo October 31, 2012. Sony Corp is likely to say it returned to an operating profit for July-September after it sold a chemicals business, but investors still aren't sure a consumer electronics revamp will deliver the profit growth the group seeks. Picture taken October 31. REUTERS/Toru Hanai
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Sony Corp's speakers are displayed at an electronics store in Tokyo October 23, 2012. REUTERS/Yuriko Nakao

Sony Corp's speakers are displayed at an electronics store in Tokyo October 23, 2012. REUTERS/Yuriko Nakao

Sony Corp's speakers are displayed at an electronics store in Tokyo October 23, 2012. REUTERS/Yuriko Nakao
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A balloon with a logo of Sony Corp is pictured at an electronics store in Tokyo October 23, 2012. REUTERS/Yuriko Nakao

A balloon with a logo of Sony Corp is pictured at an electronics store in Tokyo October 23, 2012. REUTERS/Yuriko Nakao

A balloon with a logo of Sony Corp is pictured at an electronics store in Tokyo October 23, 2012. REUTERS/Yuriko Nakao
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