HSBC

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HSBC Holdings is a banking and financial services holding company. It operates through three segments: Wealth and Personal Banking, Commercial Banking, and Global Banking & Markets. The Wealth and Personal Banking segment 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 segment delivers 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 2021)219,697(-1%)
Job Openings3,734
Revenue (FY, 2020)$80.4 B(-18%)
Share Price (Aug 2022)£5.5(+7%)
Cybersecurity ratingAMore
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Key People/Management at HSBC

Noel Quinn

Noel Quinn

Group Chief Executive & Director
Ewen Stevenson

Ewen Stevenson

Group Chief Financial Officer & Director
Steve John

Steve John

Group Chief Communications Officer
Xavier Baraton

Xavier Baraton

Global Chief Investment Officer, HSBC Global Asset Management
Elaine Arden

Elaine Arden

Group Chief Human Resources Officer
Nuno Matos

Nuno Matos

Chief Executive, Wealth and Personal Banking
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HSBC Office Locations

HSBC has offices in London, Birmingham, McLean, New York and in 65 other locations
London, GB (HQ)
8 Canada Sq Canary Wharf
Birmingham, GB
1 Centenary Sq
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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Gross profit (Q3, 2021)

12.0b

Net income (Q3, 2021)

4.2b

Market capitalization (1-Aug-2022)

109.0b

Closing stock price (1-Aug-2022)

5.5

Cash (30-Sept-2021)

409.9b
HSBC's current market capitalization is £109 b.
Annual
USDFY, 2018FY, 2019FY, 2020

Revenue

87.7b98.7b80.4b

Revenue growth, %

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, 2020Q1, 2021Q2, 2021Q3, 2021

Gross profit

13.7b13.6b13.8b14.4b14.9b13.4b13.7b13.1b11.9b13.0b12.6b12.0b

Operating expense total

9.6b8.4b8.5b8.8b9.5b9.0b10.9b12.5b8.8b8.1b8.3b7.3b

Pre tax profit

4.8b6.0b5.9b6.2b6.2b4.8b3.2b1.1b3.1b5.8b6.3b5.4b

Income tax expense

1.0b1.3b1.4b1.3b1.2b1.0b721.0m472.0m1.0b1.2b1.2b1.2b
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, 2020Q1, 2021Q2, 2021Q3, 2021

Cash

184.4b189.8b166.8b172.7b171.1b151.2b187.4b249.7b285.5b384.4b393.6b409.9b

Accounts Receivable

1.1t1.1t1.1t1.1t1.1t1.1t1.1t1.1t1.1t1.1t1.1t1.0t

Total Assets

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

Accounts Payable

1.4t1.4t1.4t1.4t1.5t1.4t1.5t1.6t1.7t1.7t1.8t1.7t
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
Half Year
USDH1, 2018H1, 2019H1, 2020H1, 2021

Net Income

8.4b9.9b3.1b8.4b

Depreciation and Amortization

946.0m1.5b3.1b1.8b

Cash From Operating Activities

(6.6b)40.5b159.8b59.9b

Purchases of PP&E

(520.0m)(532.0m)(447.0m)(375.0m)
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, 2018H1, 2019FY, 2019H1, 2020FY, 2020H1, 2021

Business Clients (Commercial Banking)

1.5 m1.5 m1.4 m1.3 m1.3 m1.3 m

Clients (Global Banking and Markets)

4.1 k4.4 k4 k

Customers

39 m40 m40 m40 m

Customers (Retail Banking and Wealth Management)

38 m38 m39 m39 m38 m39 m

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

A

91/100

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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+

    68/100

  • CEO Rating

    B

    73/100

  • Compensation

    B-

    68/100

  • Diversity

    C-

    62/100

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HSBC News and Updates

HSBC is giving its U.K. workers £1,500 to help with inflation costs as British banks spend big on their employees

This move comes less than a month after Virgin Money, among other financial institutions, said it would give workers a one-time payment to combat economic challenges.

Dow Jones Newswires: HSBC profits beat expectations in second quarter

The Asia-focused bank posted $5.49 billion in net profit for the three months ended June 30, compared with $3.40 billion a year earlier.

HSBC aims for trans inclusivity by ditching gender data collection

The UK arm of HSBC is set to stop collecting data on the gender of customers of some of its products in order to be more inclusive towards non-binary and trans people, according to Bloomberg.

HSBC To Exit Russia After Agreeing To Sell Unit To Expobank

HSBC stopped providing retail banking products in Russia several years ago after an earlier strategic review

HSBC Installs Communist Party Committee At China Unit, FT Says

The committee was installed at HSBC Qianhai Securities after the European lender increased its ownership in the venture to 90% from 51% in April.
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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, Ewen Stevenson and Steve John.

  • How many employees does HSBC have?

    HSBC has 219,697 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 $366.1 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, McLean, New York and in 65 other locations.

  • How many offices does HSBC have?

    HSBC has 75 offices.