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Sony (NYSE: SNE) posted a profit in its fiscal first quarter.

Sony swung to a quarterly net profit of Y3.48 billion ($35.38 million), versus a year-ago loss of Y24.64 billion.

Its sales increased 13% to Y1.712 trillion, while operating profit jumped to Y36.35 billion. However, analysts were expecting a net profit of Y4 billion on revenue of Y1.637 trillion.

For the full year to March, Sony lifted its sales forecast by 5% to Y7.9 trillion.

Sony shares closed at $21.04 yesterday.

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