It was announced in 2015, and the spin-off was completed in 2018. It's not a 'potential' it's already completed, that's what IP&S is.Can you please provide some links to sources to corroborate your statements around Sony potentially spinning off their camera division? My Google searches have failed to find this. Also, when I look into the their financial reports, it appears their camera division is making profit. I'm not Wall Street trader though, so perhaps I'm missing something. Their Operatin Income was positive in FY16, FY17 and projected to be positive for FY18.
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"Semicon" two lines down is Sony Semiconductor Solutions, another spin-off announced in October of 2015 and since completed.
You're looking at the holding company's (Sony's) consolidated financial results. Semiconductor Solutions and Imaging Products and Solutions are separate companies. Sony is the holding corporation.
SIP&S OI is fine, cameras segment isn't. https://www.sony.net/SonyInfo/IR/library/presen/er/pdf/18q1_sonypre.pdf
Cameras segment is looking at, about, 3.8 million units moved in 2019 at no profit (though of course there's debate there). Many believe they will be sold, just as PCs were.