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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 Ratings3.7
Overall CultureC+

Locations

HSBC is headquartered in
London, United Kingdom

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Employees (est.) (Dec 2019)235,351
Job Openings639
Revenue (FY, 2018)$87.7 B(+11%)
Share Price (Nov 2020)£3.7
Cybersecurity ratingBMore

Key People/Management at HSBC

Mark E Tucker

Mark E Tucker

Group Chairman
Noel Quinn

Noel Quinn

Group Chief Executive
Ewen Stevenson

Ewen Stevenson

Group Chief Financial Officer
Elaine Arden

Elaine Arden

Group Chief Human Resources Officer
Colin Bell

Colin Bell

Group Chief Compliance Officer
John Hinshaw

John Hinshaw

Group Chief Operating Officer
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HSBC Office Locations

HSBC has offices in London, Birmingham, McLean, New York and in 64 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 $87.72 b in FY, 2018 which is a 10.1% increase from the previous period.
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Revenue (H1, 2019)

52.2b

Gross profit (H1, 2019)

28.2b

Gross profit margin (H1, 2019), %

54.1%

Net income (H1, 2019)

9.9b

EBIT (H1, 2019)

11.1b

Market capitalization (13-Nov-2020)

75.9b

Closing stock price (13-Nov-2020)

3.7

Cash (30-Jun-2019)

171.1b
HSBC's current market capitalization is £75.9 b.
Annual
USDFY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018

Revenue

80.3b79.6b87.7b

Revenue growth, %

331%(1%)10%

Cost of goods sold

35.7b30.0b35.7b

Gross profit

44.6b49.7b52.0b
Half Year
USDH1, 2017H1, 2018H1, 2019

Revenue

39.6b43.4b52.2b

Cost of goods sold

14.1b16.5b24.0b

Gross profit

25.5b26.9b28.2b

Gross profit Margin, %

64%62%54%
Annual
USDFY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018

Cash

128.0b180.6b162.8b

Prepaid Expenses

7.3b7.9b8.7b

Inventories

949.6b1.1t1.1t

PP&E

9.4b10.0b10.1b
Half Year
USDH1, 2017H1, 2018H1, 2019

Cash

163.4b189.8b171.1b

Inventories

1.0t1.1t1.1t

Total Assets

2.5t2.6t2.8t

Accounts Payable

1.4t1.4t1.5t
Annual
USDFY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018

Net Income

3.4b11.9b15.0b

Depreciation and Amortization

5.2b1.9b1.9b

Accounts Payable

(8.9b)102.2b(5.7b)

Cash From Operating Activities

69.0b(10.5b)6.5b
Half Year
USDH1, 2017H1, 2018H1, 2019

Net Income

8.0b8.4b9.9b

Depreciation and Amortization

863.0m946.0m1.5b

Cash From Operating Activities

(11.9b)(6.6b)40.5b

Purchases of PP&E

(314.0m)(520.0m)(532.0m)
USDFY, 2016

EV/EBIT

15.6 x

EV/CFO

1.1 x

Debt/Equity

0.2 x

Financial Leverage

13 x
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HSBC Operating Metrics

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

Countries

70 67 66

Customers

38 m38 m38 m39 m40 m

Customers (Retail Banking and Wealth Management)

36 m36 m37 m37 m38 m38 m

Offices

3.90 k3.80 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 Revenue Breakdown

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HSBC revenue breakdown by business segment: 28.8% from Global Private Banking, 27.5% from Commercial Banking, 40.4% from Retail Banking and Wealth Management and 3.3% from Other

HSBC revenue breakdown by geographic segment: 5.2% from Latin America, 30.0% from Europe, 48.8% from Asia, 11.4% from North America and 4.6% from Other

HSBC Cybersecurity Score

Cybersecurity ratingPremium dataset

B

81/100

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HSBC Environment, Social & Governance (ESG) Ratings

CSRHub ESG ratingPremium dataset

50-59

out of 100

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HSBC Online and Social Media Presence

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HSBC Company Culture

  • Overall Culture

    C+

    65/100

  • CEO Rating

    B

    71/100

  • Compensation

    C+

    65/100

  • Diversity

    C-

    61/100

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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 Mark E Tucker, Noel Quinn and Ewen Stevenson.

  • How many employees does HSBC have?

    HSBC has 235,351 employees.

  • What is HSBC revenue?

    Latest HSBC annual revenue is $87.7 b.

  • What is HSBC revenue per employee?

    Latest HSBC revenue per employee is $372.7 k.

  • Who are HSBC competitors?

    Competitors of HSBC include Virgin Money UK, Commerzbank and Lloyds Banking Group.

  • 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, McLean, New York and in 64 other locations.

  • How many offices does HSBC have?

    HSBC has 74 offices.