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HSBC Holdings is a banking and financial services holding company. It operates in three segments: Wealth and Personal Banking, Commercial Banking, and Global Banking & Markets. The Wealth and Personal Banking offers personal banking services, such as current accounts, loans and savings products, as well as investment and wealth management solutions to individuals and their families. The Commercial Banking delivers provides financial services to small, medium-sized, and middle-market enterprises. The Global Banking & Markets segment provides investment banking and financing solutions for corporate and institutional clients, including corporate banking, investment banking, capital markets, trade services, payments and cash management, and leveraged acquisition finance.

TypePublic
Founded1865
HQLondon, GB
Websitehsbc.com
Employee Ratings3.8
Overall CultureC+

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Employees (est.) (Dec 2020)231,040(-1%)
Job Openings2,454
Revenue (FY, 2020)$80.4 B(-18%)
Share Price (May 2021)£4.5(+2%)
Cybersecurity ratingBMore

Key People/Management at HSBC

Noel Quinn

Noel Quinn

Group Chief Executive & Director
Michael Roberts

Michael Roberts

Chief Executive Officer, HSBC USA and Americas
Ewen Stevenson

Ewen Stevenson

Group Chief Financial Officer & Director
Alexandra Vidyuk

Alexandra Vidyuk

Chief Data Officer, Wholesale Banking, Asia Pacific
Stephen Moss

Stephen Moss

Regional Chief Executive Officer – Middle East, North Africa and Turkey
Elaine Arden

Elaine Arden

Group Chief Human Resources Officer
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HSBC Office Locations

HSBC has offices in London, Birmingham, New York, Tysons and in 62 other locations
London, GB (HQ)
8 Canada Sq Canary Wharf
Birmingham, GB
1 Centenary Square
Bab Ezzouar, DZ
Complexe Immobilier Oriental Business Park, Quartier d'Affaires d'Alger
Buenos Aires, AR
Bouchard 680 – Piso 16°
Buenos Aires, AR
Florida 201
Yerevan, AM
66 Teryan St
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HSBC Financials and Metrics

HSBC Revenue

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HSBC's revenue was reported to be $80.43 b in FY, 2020 which is a 18.5% decrease from the previous period.
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Revenue (FY, 2020)

80.4b

Revenue growth (FY, 2019 - FY, 2020), %

(18.5%)

Gross profit (FY, 2020)

50.4b

Gross profit margin (FY, 2020), %

62.7%

Net income (FY, 2020)

6.1b

Market capitalization (14-May-2021)

91.7b

Closing stock price (14-May-2021)

4.5

Cash (31-Dec-2020)

304.5b

EV

5.3b
HSBC's current market capitalization is £91.7 b.
Annual
USDFY, 2018FY, 2019FY, 2020

Revenue

87.7b98.7b80.4b

Revenue growth, %

10000000%12%(18%)

Cost of goods sold

33.9b42.6b30.0b

Gross profit

53.8b56.1b50.4b
Quarterly
USDQ1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018Q1, 2019Q2, 2019Q3, 2019Q1, 2020Q2, 2020Q3, 2020

Gross profit

13.7b13.6b13.8b14.4b14.9b13.4b13.7b13.1b11.9b

Operating expense total

9.6b8.4b8.5b8.8b9.5b9.0b10.9b12.5b8.8b

Pre tax profit

4.8b6.0b5.9b6.2b6.2b4.8b3.2b1.1b3.1b

Income tax expense

1.0b1.3b1.4b1.3b1.2b1.0b721.0m472.0m1.0b
Annual
USDFY, 2018FY, 2019FY, 2020

Cash

162.8b154.1b304.5b

Accounts Receivable

1.1t1.1t1.1t

Prepaid Expenses

8.7b9.1b8.1b

PP&E

10.1b10.5b10.4b
Quarterly
USDQ1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018Q1, 2019Q2, 2019Q3, 2019Q1, 2020Q2, 2020Q3, 2020

Cash

184.4b189.8b166.8b172.7b171.1b151.2b187.4b249.7b285.5b

Accounts Receivable

1.1t1.1t1.1t1.1t1.1t1.1t1.1t1.1t1.1t

Total Assets

2.7t2.6t2.6t2.7t2.8t2.7t2.9t2.9t3.0t

Accounts Payable

1.4t1.4t1.4t1.4t1.5t1.4t1.5t1.6t1.7t
Annual
USDFY, 2018FY, 2019FY, 2020

Net Income

15.0b8.7b6.1b

Depreciation and Amortization

1.9b10.5b5.2b

Accounts Payable

(5.7b)79.2b226.7b

Cash From Operating Activities

6.5b29.7b182.2b
Quarterly
USDQ2, 2018Q2, 2019Q2, 2020

Net Income

8.4b9.9b3.1b

Depreciation and Amortization

946.0m1.5b3.1b

Cash From Operating Activities

(6.6b)40.5b159.8b

Purchases of PP&E

(520.0m)(532.0m)(447.0m)
USDQ1, 2018

Financial Leverage

13 x

P/E Ratio

317.8
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HSBC Operating Metrics

HSBC's Customers was reported to be 40 m in FY, 2020.
FY, 2016H1, 2017FY, 2017H1, 2018FY, 2018H1, 2019FY, 2019H1, 2020FY, 2020

Countries

706766

Customers

38 m38 m38 m39 m40 m40 m40 m

Customers (Retail Banking and Wealth Management)

36 m36 m37 m37 m38 m38 m39 m39 m38 m

Offices

3.9 k3.8 k
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HSBC Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Company NameDateDeal Size
Assetfinance December (F) Limited
Assetfinance December (H) Limited
Assetfinance December (M) Limited
Assetfinance December (P) Limited
Assetfinance December (R) Limited
Assetfinance June (A) Limited
Assetfinance June (D) Limited
Assetfinance Limited
Assetfinance March (B) Limited
Assetfinance March (D) Limited
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HSBC Cybersecurity Score

Cybersecurity ratingPremium dataset

B

85/100

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HSBC Environment, Social & Governance (ESG) Ratings

CSRHub ESG ratingPremium dataset

40-49

out of 100

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HSBC Online and Social Media Presence

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HSBC Company Culture

  • Overall Culture

    C+

    74/100

  • CEO Rating

    B

    76/100

  • Compensation

    B-

    74/100

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HSBC News and Updates

First Saudi Tech Startup That Could Go Public Picks HSBC for IPO

First Saudi Tech Startup That Could Go Public Picks HSBC for IPO

HSBC UK and first direct increase gambling block feature to 72-hours

With lockdown causing an increase in gambling, HSBC UK and first direct have today announced an increased cooling off period to their gambling block feature, from 24 hours to 72 hours.

HSBC tests Zoom-free Friday afternoons

HSBC is piloting Zoom-free Friday afternoons for UK staff as it seeks to relieve the stress caused by endless virtual meetings during the Covid-19 pandemic.

HSBC to trial 'Zoom-free Fridays' to combat fatigue

HSBC is planning Zoom-free Fridays for some of its employees in a bid to tackle pandemic fatigue, following in the The post HSBC to trial 'Zoom-free Fridays' to combat fatigue appeared first on CityAM.

First green mortgages issued in UAE through HSBC bank

Climate change has become a global pressing issue and governments and private entities are racing to find new ways to incentivise green investment

Banks Moving Into Wellness, HSBC Announces New Global Partnership

Health is Wealth. With more than 40 million customers in 64 countries and territories, and assets of $3 billion, HSBC signs global deal to integrate dacadoo into its health and wellbeing platforms.
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HSBC Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was HSBC founded?

    HSBC was founded in 1865.

  • Who are HSBC key executives?

    HSBC's key executives are Noel Quinn, Michael Roberts and Ewen Stevenson.

  • How many employees does HSBC have?

    HSBC has 231,040 employees.

  • What is HSBC revenue?

    Latest HSBC annual revenue is $80.4 b.

  • What is HSBC revenue per employee?

    Latest HSBC revenue per employee is $348.1 k.

  • Who are HSBC competitors?

    Competitors of HSBC include Commerzbank, Lloyds Banking Group and Standard Chartered.

  • Where is HSBC headquarters?

    HSBC headquarters is located at 8 Canada Sq Canary Wharf, London.

  • Where are HSBC offices?

    HSBC has offices in London, Birmingham, New York, Tysons and in 62 other locations.

  • How many offices does HSBC have?

    HSBC has 74 offices.