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HSBC Holdings Plc

Business Summary

HSBC Holdings Plc engages in the provision of banking and financial services. It operates through the following business segments: Retail Banking and Wealth Management, Commercial Banking, Global Banking and Markets, Global Private Banking, and Corporate Centre. The Retail Banking and Wealth Management segment consists of retail banking, wealth management, asset management, and insurance. The Commercial Banking segment offers banking products and services. The Global Banking and Markets segment includes transaction banking, financing, advisory, capital markets, and risk management services. The Global Private Banking offers transaction banking, financing, advisory, capital markets and risk management services to high-net-worth individuals and families. The Corporate Centre segment involves in central treasury, including balance sheet management, other legacy businesses, interests in associates and joint ventures, central stewardship costs and the UK bank levy. The company was founded on January 1, 1959 and is headquartered in London, the United Kingdom.

Financial Highlights

Dec 2022 HKDUSD
Gross Profit----
Operating income161,981.49M20,686.00M
Income before tax115,930.39M14,805.00M
Net income116,063.51M14,822.00M
Diluted EPS5.800.74
Dividends Per Share2.570.32
Total Assets23,153.61B2,966.53B
Total liabilities21,777.74B2,790.24B
Total equity1,309.18B167,738.00M
Operating cash flow499,953.24M63,847.00M
Currency in HKDCurrency in USD

Historical Data

 Dec 2018Dec 2019Dec 2020Dec 2021Dec 2022
Revenue 676,286.09M 738,804.33M 602,346.08M 564,782.12M 732,644.05M
Gross Profit -- -- -- -- --
Operating income 145,856.71M 117,488.79M 40,974.92M 96,111.13M 161,981.49M
Income before tax 136,012.75M 86,132.33M 55,688.04M 123,277.19M 115,930.39M
Net income 107,585.98M 47,473.46M 30,930.90M 98,046.56M 116,063.51M
EBITDA -- -- -- -- --
Diluted EPS 4.94 2.31 1.49 4.82 5.80
Dividends Per Share 4.06 2.42 1.06 2.01 2.57
Total Assets 20,028.44B 21,155.92B 23,138.76B 23,060.97B 23,153.61B
Total liabilities 18,682.72B 19,817.31B 21,723.05B 21,623.63B 21,777.74B
Total equity 1,283.12B 1,270.71B 1,349.39B 1,370.87B 1,309.18B
Operating cash flow 257,816.04M 307,296.46M -108,521.88M 269,857.36M 499,953.24M
 Dec 2018Dec 2019Dec 2020Dec 2021Dec 2022
Revenue 86,287.99M 94,292.99M 77,661.99M 72,661.00M 93,563.00M
Gross Profit -- -- -- -- --
Operating income 18,609.99M 14,994.99M 5,282.99M 12,365.00M 20,686.00M
Income before tax 17,353.99M 10,992.99M 7,179.99M 15,860.00M 14,805.00M
Net income 13,726.99M 6,058.99M 3,987.99M 12,614.00M 14,822.00M
EBITDA -- -- -- -- --
Diluted EPS 0.63 0.29 0.19 0.62 0.74
Dividends Per Share 0.51 0.30 0.13 0.25 0.32
Total Assets 2,558.12B 2,715.15B 2,984.16B 2,957.93B 2,966.53B
Total liabilities 2,386.24B 2,543.35B 2,801.58B 2,773.57B 2,790.24B
Total equity 163,886.00M 163,084.00M 174,029.00M 175,836.00M 167,738.00M
Operating cash flow 32,894.99M 39,219.99M -13,991.99M 34,718.00M 63,847.00M

Valuation Measures

Dec 2022
Operating margin22.10%
Profit margin15.84%

Key executives

  • Group Chief Executive & Executive Director: Noel Paul Quinn
  • Group Chief Operating Officer: John M. Hinshaw
  • Chief Financial Officer & Executive Director: Georges Bahjat El-Hedery
  • Chief Information Officer: Steven C. van Wyk
  • Group Chief Risk Officer & Compliance Officer: Manveen Pam Kaur


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Contact Details

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Last Updated on 30 May, 2023

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