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GuruFocus Financial Strength Rank measures how strong a company’s financial situation is. It is based on these factors

1. The debt burden that the company has as measured by its Interest coverage (current year).
2. Debt to revenue ratio. The lower, the better
3. Altman Z-score.

A company ranks high with financial strength is likely to withstand any business slowdowns and recessions.

Financial Strength : 7/10

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industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 1.08
HSBC's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
74% of the 1615 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 1.52 vs. HSBC: 1.08 )
HSBC' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.04   Max: No Debt
Current: 1.08

Equity to Asset 0.07
HSBC's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
58% of the 2028 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 0.09 vs. HSBC: 0.07 )
HSBC' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.05   Max: 0.07
Current: 0.07

0.05
0.07
Interest Coverage No Debt
HSBC's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
99% of the 1861 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 1.28 vs. HSBC: No Debt )
HSBC' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 0.16   Max: 9999.99
Current: No Debt

0.16
9999.99
F-Score: 1
Z-Score: 0.17
WACC vs ROIC
11.04%
10.58%
WACC
ROIC
GuruFocus Profitability Rank ranks how profitable a company is and how likely the company’s business will stay that way. It is based on these factors:

1. Operating Margin
2. Trend of the Operating Margin (5-year average). The company with an uptrend profit margin has a higher rank.
••3. Consistency of the profitability
4. Piotroski F-Score
5. Predictability Rank•

The maximum rank is 10. A rank of 7 or higher means a higher profitability and may stay that way. A rank of 3 or lower indicates that the company has had trouble to make a profit.

Profitability Rank is not directly related to the Financial Strength Rank. But if a company is consistently profitable, its financial strength will be stronger.

Profitability & Growth : 5/10

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industry
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history
Operating margin (%) 15.60
HSBC's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
58% of the 2053 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 29.72 vs. HSBC: 15.60 )
HSBC' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: 6.74   Max: 63.36
Current: 15.6

6.74
63.36
Net-margin (%) 17.24
HSBC's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
67% of the 2053 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 21.65 vs. HSBC: 17.24 )
HSBC' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: 6.14   Max: 53.6
Current: 17.24

6.14
53.6
ROE (%) 7.18
HSBC's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
70% of the 2058 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 8.74 vs. HSBC: 7.18 )
HSBC' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: 5.06   Max: 23.1
Current: 7.18

5.06
23.1
ROA (%) 0.50
HSBC's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
64% of the 2060 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 0.80 vs. HSBC: 0.50 )
HSBC' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: 0.23   Max: 1.4
Current: 0.5

0.23
1.4
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) -100.00
HSBC's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
51% of the 1724 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 1.50 vs. HSBC: -100.00 )
HSBC' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -100   Max: 28.1
Current: -100

-100
28.1
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) -100.00
HSBC's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
51% of the 1570 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 6.70 vs. HSBC: -100.00 )
HSBC' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -100   Max: 23
Current: -100

-100
23
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) -100.00
HSBC's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
52% of the 1550 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 8.90 vs. HSBC: -100.00 )
HSBC' s 10-Year EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -100   Max: 29
Current: -100

-100
29
» HSBC's 10-Y Financials

Financials


Revenue & Net Income
Equity & Asset
Oprt. Cash Flow & Free Cash Flow

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Guru Trades

Q1 2014

HSBC Guru Trades in Q1 2014

Charles Brandes 1,297,878 sh (+84.48%)
John Rogers 64,954 sh (+77.55%)
Steven Cohen 8,835 sh (+49.64%)
David Dreman 111,212 sh (+29.87%)
John Buckingham 43,045 sh (+14.78%)
Sarah Ketterer 335,218 sh (+10.45%)
Dodge & Cox 9,573,110 sh (+0.21%)
Jean-Marie Eveillard Sold Out
Ken Fisher 12,319,600 sh (-1.12%)
Tweedy Browne 168,795 sh (-4.47%)
Jim Simons 439,474 sh (-61.05%)
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Q2 2014

HSBC Guru Trades in Q2 2014

Jim Simons 719,074 sh (+63.62%)
Sarah Ketterer 391,613 sh (+16.82%)
John Rogers 69,804 sh (+7.47%)
Charles Brandes 1,357,784 sh (+4.62%)
Dodge & Cox 9,883,660 sh (+3.24%)
John Buckingham 43,805 sh (+1.77%)
Tweedy Browne 171,302 sh (+1.49%)
Ken Fisher 12,486,527 sh (+1.35%)
David Dreman 108,509 sh (-2.43%)
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Q3 2014

HSBC Guru Trades in Q3 2014

Sarah Ketterer 1,243,453 sh (+217.52%)
David Dreman 113,169 sh (+4.29%)
John Buckingham 45,344 sh (+3.51%)
Charles Brandes 1,376,646 sh (+1.39%)
Ken Fisher 12,548,067 sh (+0.49%)
Tweedy Browne 171,995 sh (+0.4%)
Jim Simons Sold Out
Dodge & Cox 9,845,287 sh (-0.39%)
John Rogers 51,289 sh (-26.52%)
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Q4 2014

HSBC Guru Trades in Q4 2014

Jim Simons 76,974 sh (New)
James Barrow 77,823 sh (New)
Sarah Ketterer 1,236,393 sh (-0.57%)
Charles Brandes 1,343,046 sh (-2.44%)
Tweedy Browne 167,595 sh (-2.56%)
John Buckingham 43,765 sh (-3.48%)
Ken Fisher 11,829,854 sh (-5.72%)
David Dreman 99,978 sh (-11.66%)
John Rogers 21,019 sh (-59.02%)
Dodge & Cox 538,188 sh (-94.53%)
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Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with HSBC

(List those with share number changes of more than 20%, or impact to portfolio more than 0.1%)

GuruDate Trades Impact to Portfolio Price Range * (?) Current Price Change from Average Current Shares
Dodge & Cox 2014-12-31 Reduce -94.53%0.45%$46.46 - $51.43 $ 43.59-12%538188
John Rogers 2014-12-31 Reduce -59.02%0.02%$46.46 - $51.43 $ 43.59-12%21019
James Barrow 2014-12-31 New Buy$46.46 - $51.43 $ 43.59-12%77823
John Rogers 2014-09-30 Reduce -26.52%0.01%$50.6 - $54.29 $ 43.59-18%51289
Charles Brandes 2014-03-31 Add 84.48%0.38%$49.23 - $55.96 $ 43.59-17%1297878
David Dreman 2014-03-31 Add 29.87%0.1%$49.23 - $55.96 $ 43.59-17%111212
John Rogers 2014-03-31 Add 77.55%0.02%$49.23 - $55.96 $ 43.59-17%64954
Jean-Marie Eveillard 2014-03-31 Sold Out $49.23 - $55.96 $ 43.59-17%0
Charles Brandes 2013-12-31 New Buy0.48%$53.01 - $56.51 $ 43.59-21%703517
David Dreman 2013-12-31 Reduce -28.21%0.16%$53.01 - $56.51 $ 43.59-21%85636
John Rogers 2013-12-31 Add 211.72%0.02%$53.01 - $56.51 $ 43.59-21%36584
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Preferred stocks of HSBC Holdings PLC

SymbolPriceYieldDescription
HSEA26.697.60
HSBCPRA0.005.95ADR

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Ratios

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industry
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history
P/E(ttm) 14.00
HSBC's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
83% of the 2695 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 17.80 vs. HSBC: 14.00 )
HSBC' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 4.73   Max: 30.2
Current: 14

4.73
30.2
Forward P/E 8.76
HSBC's Forward P/E is ranked higher than
94% of the 2695 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 17.42 vs. HSBC: 8.76 )
N/A
PE(NRI) 13.50
HSBC's PE(NRI) is ranked higher than
85% of the 2695 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 17.80 vs. HSBC: 13.50 )
HSBC' s 10-Year PE(NRI) Range
Min: 4.7   Max: 29.1
Current: 13.5

4.7
29.1
P/B 0.90
HSBC's P/B is ranked higher than
86% of the 2695 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 1.32 vs. HSBC: 0.90 )
HSBC' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.69   Max: 2.29
Current: 0.9

0.69
2.29
P/S 2.30
HSBC's P/S is ranked higher than
81% of the 2695 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 3.63 vs. HSBC: 2.30 )
HSBC' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 1.51   Max: 15.13
Current: 2.3

1.51
15.13
EV-to-EBIT 14.63
HSBC's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
78% of the 2695 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 19.45 vs. HSBC: 14.63 )
HSBC' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 1.5   Max: 113.7
Current: 14.63

1.5
113.7
Shiller P/E 10.50
HSBC's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
96% of the 2695 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. HSBC: 10.50 )
HSBC' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 5.33   Max: 18.7
Current: 10.5

5.33
18.7
Days Sales Outstanding 6.38
HSBC's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
98% of the 2695 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. HSBC: 6.38 )
HSBC' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 2.61   Max: 170.23
Current: 6.38

2.61
170.23

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
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history
Dividend Yield 5.70
HSBC's Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
100% of the 1919 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 2.40 vs. HSBC: 5.70 )
HSBC' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 0.79   Max: 15.35
Current: 5.7

0.79
15.35
Dividend Payout 0.68
HSBC's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
69% of the 2695 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 0.60 vs. HSBC: 0.68 )
HSBC' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.1   Max: 5.1
Current: 0.68

0.1
5.1
Dividend growth (3y) -100.00
HSBC's Dividend growth (3y) is ranked higher than
55% of the 1116 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 5.90 vs. HSBC: -100.00 )
HSBC' s 10-Year Dividend growth (3y) Range
Min: -100   Max: 81.9
Current: -100

-100
81.9
Yield on cost (5-Year) 5.60
HSBC's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
99% of the 1931 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 2.40 vs. HSBC: 5.60 )
HSBC' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 0.79   Max: 15.35
Current: 5.6

0.79
15.35
Share Buyback Rate 100.00
HSBC's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
100% of the 1458 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: -1.70 vs. HSBC: 100.00 )
HSBC' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: 100   Max: -9.4
Current: 100

Valuation & Return

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industry
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history
Price/Tangible Book 1.08
HSBC's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
83% of the 2695 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 1.51 vs. HSBC: 1.08 )
HSBC' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 0.96   Max: 4.65
Current: 1.08

0.96
4.65
Price/DCF (Projected) 1.19
HSBC's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
95% of the 2695 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 7.55 vs. HSBC: 1.19 )
HSBC' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 0.11   Max: 1.24
Current: 1.19

0.11
1.24
Price/Median PS Value 0.33
HSBC's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
99% of the 2695 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 1.24 vs. HSBC: 0.33 )
HSBC' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.22   Max: 2.95
Current: 0.33

0.22
2.95
Price/Graham Number 0.78
HSBC's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
87% of the 2695 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 1.17 vs. HSBC: 0.78 )
HSBC' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 0.6   Max: 2.89
Current: 0.78

0.6
2.89
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 6.80
HSBC's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
75% of the 2041 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 6.60 vs. HSBC: 6.80 )
HSBC' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 0.9   Max: 65.9
Current: 6.8

0.9
65.9
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 57.97
HSBC's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
93% of the 1289 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 14.40 vs. HSBC: 57.97 )
HSBC' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: 10.9   Max: 70.9
Current: 57.97

10.9
70.9

Business Description

Industry: Banks » Banks - Global
Compare:JPM, C, TD, UBS, BCS » details
Traded in other countries:HBCYF.USA, PU6D.Singapore, 00005.Hongkong, HSB.France, HSBA.UK, HBC2.Germany, HBC1.Germany, HBC N.Mexico,
HSBC Holdings PLC was incorporated in England on 1 January, 1959. It provides banking and financial services through four segments, including Retail Banking and Wealth Management, Commercial Banking, Global Banking and Markets and Global Private Banking. The Retail Banking and Wealth Management business offers deposits and provides transactional banking services to enable customers to manage their day-to-day finances and save for the future. The Company offers credit facilities to assist customers in their short or longer-term borrowing requirements; and provides financial advisory, broking, insurance and investment services. Commercial Banking business is segmented into large corporates, mid-market companies and Business Banking. This provides an appropriate level of support to companies with more sophisticated needs and SMEs as they grow both domestically and internationally, and ensures a clear focus on internationally aspirant customers. Global Banking and Markets provides tailored financial solutions to major government, corporate and institutional clients internationally. Global Private banking provides investment management and trustee solutions to high net worth individuals and their families in the Group's priority markets. The Company's operating segments are organized into six geographical regions, including Europe, Hong Kong, Rest of Asia Pacific, Middle East and North Africa, North America and Latin America.
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