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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 is comprises of 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 2021 HKDUSD
Gross Profit----
Operating income96,111.13M12,365.00M
Income before tax123,277.19M15,860.00M
Net income98,046.56M12,614.00M
Diluted EPS4.820.62
Dividends Per Share2.010.25
Total Assets23,060.97B2,957.93B
Total liabilities21,623.63B2,773.57B
Total equity1,370.87B175,836.00M
Operating cash flow269,857.36M34,718.00M
Currency in HKDCurrency in USD

Historical Data

 Dec 2017Dec 2018Dec 2019Dec 2020Dec 2021
Revenue 614,829.84M 676,286.09M 738,804.33M 602,346.08M 564,782.12M
Gross Profit -- -- -- -- --
Operating income 112,154.21M 145,856.71M 117,488.79M 40,974.92M 96,111.13M
Income before tax 115,271.34M 136,012.75M 86,132.33M 55,688.04M 123,277.19M
Net income 84,146.83M 107,585.98M 47,473.46M 30,930.90M 98,046.56M
EBITDA -- -- -- -- --
Diluted EPS 3.74 4.94 2.31 1.49 4.82
Dividends Per Share 3.79 4.06 2.42 1.06 2.01
Total Assets 19,713.44B 20,028.44B 21,155.92B 23,138.76B 23,060.97B
Total liabilities 18,340.55B 18,682.72B 19,817.31B 21,723.05B 21,623.63B
Total equity 1,313.30B 1,283.12B 1,270.71B 1,349.39B 1,370.87B
Operating cash flow 66,745.47M 257,816.04M 307,296.46M -108,521.88M 269,857.36M
 Dec 2017Dec 2018Dec 2019Dec 2020Dec 2021
Revenue 78,896.99M 86,287.99M 94,292.99M 77,661.99M 72,661.00M
Gross Profit -- -- -- -- --
Operating income 14,391.99M 18,609.99M 14,994.99M 5,282.99M 12,365.00M
Income before tax 14,791.99M 17,353.99M 10,992.99M 7,179.99M 15,860.00M
Net income 10,797.99M 13,726.99M 6,058.99M 3,987.99M 12,614.00M
EBITDA -- -- -- -- --
Diluted EPS 0.48 0.63 0.29 0.19 0.62
Dividends Per Share 0.48 0.51 0.30 0.13 0.25
Total Assets 2,521.77B 2,558.12B 2,715.15B 2,984.16B 2,957.93B
Total liabilities 2,346.14B 2,386.24B 2,543.35B 2,801.58B 2,773.57B
Total equity 167,999.99M 163,886.00M 163,084.00M 174,029.00M 175,836.00M
Operating cash flow 8,564.99M 32,894.99M 39,219.99M -13,991.99M 34,718.00M

Valuation Measures

Dec 2021
Operating margin17.01%
Profit margin17.36%

Key executives

  • Chief Executive Officer: Colin Bell
  • Group Chief Operating Officer: John M. Hinshaw
  • Chief Financial Officer & Executive Director: Georges 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 3 Feb, 2023

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