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HSBC Holdings is a British multinational banking and financial services holding company. The Company is organized within four business groups: Commercial Banking; Global Banking and Markets (investment banking); Retail Banking and Wealth Management; and Global Private Banking. HSBC's Commercial Banking provides financial services to small, medium-sized and middle-market enterprises. Its Global Banking and Markets arm 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. Group Private Banking provides services to high-net-worth individuals and their families. The Company's Retail banking and wealth management provides a full range of personal financial services, including current and savings accounts, mortgage loans, car financing, insurance, credit cards, loans, pensions, and investments.
TypePublic
Founded1865
HQLondon, GB
Websitehsbc.com
Employee Ratings3.6

Latest Updates

Employees (est.) (Feb 2019)233,731(+2%)
Job Openings5,521
Revenue (FY, 2017)£19.8 B(+5%)
Share Price (Mar 2019)$41.1

Key People/Management at HSBC

Phillip Ameen

Phillip Ameen

Board Member
Kathleen Casey

Kathleen Casey

Board Member
GBS Laura Cha

GBS Laura Cha

Board Member
Henri de Castries

Henri de Castries

Board Member
Joachim Faber

Joachim Faber

Board Member
Irene Lee

Irene Lee

Board Member
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HSBC Office Locations

HSBC has offices in London, Aberdeen, Andover, Basingstoke and in 229 other locations
London, GB (HQ)
8 Canada Sq Canary Wharf
Albany, US
Albany, NY, USA
Alexandria, US
Alexandria, VA, USA
Arlington, US
Arlington, TX, USA
Atlanta, US
Atlanta, GA, USA
Bedford, US
Bedford, TX, USA
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HSBC Financials and Metrics

HSBC Revenue

HSBC's revenue was reported to be £19.76 b in FY, 2017 which is a 170.6% increase from the previous period.
GBP

Revenue (FY, 2017)

19.8b

Revenue growth (FY, 2016 - FY, 2017), %

170.6%

Net income (FY, 2017)

1.8b

EBIT (FY, 2017)

2.3b

Market capitalization (13-Mar-2019)

164.9b

Closing stock price (13-Mar-2019)

41.1

Cash (31-Dec-2017)

97.6b

EV

1.4t
HSBC's current market capitalization is $164.9 b.
Annual
GBPFY, 1996FY, 1997FY, 1998FY, 1999FY, 2000FY, 2001FY, 2002FY, 2003FY, 2004FY, 2005FY, 2006FY, 2007FY, 2008FY, 2009FY, 2010FY, 2011FY, 2012FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017

Revenue

28.3b31.0b13.4b25.1b21.6b20.5b20.3b18.3b18.6b19.0b19.8b

Revenue growth, %

(57%)88%(14%)(5%)(1%)(10%)2%2%171%

Operating expense total

1.4b981.0m34.9b

EBIT

(5.6b)(6.4b)(7.2b)(8.2b)(9.1b)4.0b4.4b2.3b4.0b3.1b1.0b3.3b2.0b703.0m878.0m2.3b
Quarterly
USDQ3, 2013Q2, 2014Q3, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017

Cost of goods sold

216.0m227.0m

Sales and marketing expense

226.0m246.0m

Operating expense total

216.0m121.0m226.0m246.0m522.0m232.0m138.0m713.0m135.0m67.0m61.0m81.0m

EBIT

229.0m225.0m543.0m606.0m168.0m182.0m182.0m140.0m109.0m17.0m17.0m(24.0m)
Annual
GBPFY, 1996FY, 1997FY, 1998FY, 1999FY, 2000FY, 2001FY, 2002FY, 2003FY, 2004FY, 2005FY, 2006FY, 2007FY, 2008FY, 2009FY, 2010FY, 2011FY, 2012FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017

Cash

599.0m559.0m533.0m3.1b1.6b1.6b1.8b1.2b1.3b5.3b3.6b7.1b9.5b14.3b14.3b56.5b51.6b67.6b42.9b124.0m1.2b97.6b

Accounts Receivable

80.5b392.6b627.2b623.7b623.7b653.2b671.6b586.7b608.2b567.3b594.9b

Inventories

73.9b1.1t

Current Assets

82.7b87.4b71.3b91.9b130.5b189.2b205.1b233.2b276.8b87.7b383.8b411.7b651.4b649.6b649.6b721.5b734.1b728.5b713.6b649.5b727.9b812.8b
Quarterly
USDQ3, 2013Q2, 2014Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017

Cash

225.0m195.0m153.0m131.0m106.0m271.0m120.0m203.0m50.0m26.0m

Inventories

83.6b84.9b81.7b79.8b77.6b69.6b

Goodwill

1.6b1.6b1.6b1.6b1.6b1.6b

Total Assets

41.0b34.4b27.5b25.6b21.7b19.0b15.3b11.8b10.3b8.0b
Annual
GBPFY, 1996FY, 1997FY, 1998FY, 1999FY, 2000FY, 2001FY, 2002FY, 2003FY, 2004FY, 2005FY, 2006FY, 2007FY, 2008FY, 2009FY, 2010FY, 2011FY, 2012FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017

Net Income

864.0m1.1b1.0b1.2b1.4b1.6b1.5b1.6b1.8b3.0b2.8b3.3b3.5b1.8b3.2b2.4b1.2b2.5b1.4b(431.0m)(179.0m)1.8b

Depreciation and Amortization

286.0m142.0m7.0m(45.0m)

Inventories

Accounts Payable

Quarterly
USDQ3, 2013Q2, 2014Q3, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017

Net Income

613.0m335.0m284.0m164.0m(221.0m)(258.0m)(74.0m)(208.0m)(612.0m)422.0m437.0m306.0m

Depreciation and Amortization

6.0m4.0m87.0m37.0m4.0m5.0m1.0m1.0m1.0m(22.0m)

Cash From Operating Activities

451.0m76.0m5.8b2.6b1.2b3.6b124.0m42.0m(690.0m)(6.0b)81.0m

Cash From Investing Activities

1.9b3.5b(14.1b)(14.4b)(25.1b)(13.8b)(17.6b)(18.2b)5.8b
GBPY, 2017

EV/EBIT

609.5 x

EV/CFO

94.9 x

Revenue/Employee

85.1k

Debt/Equity

31.4 x

Debt/Assets

1.7 x

Financial Leverage

18.8 x
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HSBC Operating Metrics

HSBC's Customers was reported to be 38 m in FY, 2017.
FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017

Countries

67

Customers

47 m38 m38 m

Offices

3.90 k
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HSBC Online and Social Media Presence

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HSBC News and Updates

HSBC invests in Asian insurtech CXA Group

HSBC has joined a $25 million funding round for CXA Group, a Singapore-based health-focused insuranc...

Barnsley education specialist secures HSBC UK and BGF investments

Specialist recruitment agency Operam Education Group has received investment from HSBC UK and Irish venture capital firm BGF. Founded in 2017 by resourcing specialists Eddie Austin and Andrew Frome, Operam specialises in recruiting for roles in education including schools, academies, colleges and nu…

HSBC Chases Asia's Wealthiest With New Ultra-High-Net-Worth Team

HSBC Chases Asia's Wealthiest With New Ultra-High-Net-Worth Team

HSBC just set out how hard it is for roboadvisors to break-even, and says a wave of consolidation is inevitable

A recent HSBC report suggests North American robo advisors need to manage between $11.3 billion and $21.5 billion to break even. Currently only Betterment ($14.1 billion) and Wealthfront ($11.5 billion) have AUMs in that range.  A key question the report raises is whether robos can attract wealthi…

BNP Paribas Fortis, HSBC open developer portals

BNP Paribas Fortis and HSBC are inviting external developers to develop and test new digital banking...

Banks say they lack the necessary digital and leadership capabilities to transform their businesses (GS, HSBC, CGEMY, IBM, SAN, AMZN, GOOGL, FB, BKRIY)

This is an excerpt from a story delivered exclusively to Business Insider Intelligence Fintech Briefing subscribers. To receive the full story plus other insights each morning, click here. To identify how financial services firms measure up on their digital transformation journey, companies, includi…
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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 Phillip Ameen, Kathleen Casey and GBS Laura Cha.

  • How many employees does HSBC have?

    HSBC has 233,731 employees.

  • What is HSBC revenue?

    Latest HSBC annual revenue is £19.8 b.

  • What is HSBC revenue per employee?

    Latest HSBC revenue per employee is £84.5 k.

  • Who are HSBC competitors?

    Competitors of HSBC include Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria (BBVA), JP Morgan Chase and Bank of America.

  • Where is HSBC headquarters?

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

  • Where are HSBC offices?

    HSBC has offices in London, Aberdeen, Andover, Basingstoke and in 229 other locations.

  • How many offices does HSBC have?

    HSBC has 233 offices.