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HSBC Holdings Plc

  • 64.35 HKD
  • +0.25
  • +0.39%
  • United Kingdom
    Dec 14, 2018
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Business Summary

HSBC Holdings Plc engages in the provision of banking and financial services. It operates through the following 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 2017 HKDUSD
Gross Profit----
Operating income112,154.21M14,391.99M
Income before tax115,271.34M14,791.99M
Net income84,146.83M10,797.99M
Diluted EPS3.740.48
Dividends Per Share3.790.48
Total Assets19,713.44B2,521.77B
Total liabilities18,340.55B2,346.14B
Total equity1,313.30B167,999.99M
Operating cash flow66,745.47M8,564.99M
Currency in HKDCurrency in USD

Historical Data

 Dec 2013Dec 2014Dec 2015Dec 2016Dec 2017
Revenue 738,036.75M 713,360.96M 679,435.52M 624,629.37M 614,829.84M
Gross Profit -- -- -- -- --
Operating income 155,233.68M 123,508.82M 128,188.80M 76,700.83M 112,154.21M
Income before tax 156,994.43M 125,222.60M 126,452.22M 36,933.76M 115,271.34M
Net income 125,688.63M 106,146.08M 104,830.29M 19,243.13M 84,146.83M
EBITDA -- -- -- -- --
Diluted EPS 6.51 5.35 4.96 0.54 3.74
Dividends Per Share 3.65 4.06 4.05 4.18 3.79
Total Assets 20,712.73B 20,427.35B 18,675.19B 18,413.62B 19,713.44B
Total liabilities 19,281.32B 18,965.98B 17,261.52B 17,130.72B 18,340.55B
Total equity 1,364.81B 1,387.45B 1,343.47B 1,227.13B 1,313.30B
Operating cash flow 299,452.93M 12,562.58M 42,794.20M 338,815.71M 66,745.47M
 Dec 2013Dec 2014Dec 2015Dec 2016Dec 2017
Revenue 95,148.99M 91,991.00M 87,640.00M 80,467.99M 78,896.99M
Gross Profit -- -- -- -- --
Operating income 20,012.99M 15,927.00M 16,535.00M 9,880.99M 14,391.99M
Income before tax 20,239.99M 16,148.00M 16,311.00M 4,757.99M 14,791.99M
Net income 16,203.99M 13,688.00M 13,522.00M 2,478.99M 10,797.99M
EBITDA -- -- -- -- --
Diluted EPS 0.84 0.69 0.64 0.07 0.48
Dividends Per Share 0.47 0.52 0.52 0.53 0.48
Total Assets 2,671.31B 2,634.13B 2,409.65B 2,374.98B 2,521.77B
Total liabilities 2,486.71B 2,445.69B 2,227.24B 2,209.51B 2,346.14B
Total equity 176,020.01M 178,915.00M 173,347.98M 158,275.99M 167,999.99M
Operating cash flow 38,605.99M 1,620.00M 5,520.00M 43,647.99M 8,564.99M

Valuation Measures

Dec 2017
Operating margin18.24%
Profit margin13.68%

Key executives

  • Group Chief Executive Officer & Executive Director: John M. Flint
  • Group Chief Operating Officer: Andrew Mitchell Maguire
  • Executive Director & Group Finance Director: Iain James Mackay
  • Chief Information Officer: Darryl West
  • Head-EMEA Regulatory Compliance: Alison Hewitt


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Contact Details

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Last Updated on 14 Dec, 2018

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