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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 : 5/10

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industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 3.23
HSBC's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
56% of the 1560 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 2.13 vs. HSBC: 3.23 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
HSBC' s Cash to Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.04  Med: N/A Max: No Debt
Current: 3.23
Equity to Asset 0.07
HSBC's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
79% of the 1610 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 0.10 vs. HSBC: 0.07 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
HSBC' s Equity to Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.05  Med: 0.07 Max: 0.08
Current: 0.07
0.05
0.08
Interest Coverage 0.80
HSBC's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
70% of the 1563 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 1.70 vs. HSBC: 0.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
HSBC' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.16  Med: 0.78 Max: 1.29
Current: 0.8
0.16
1.29
F-Score: 2
WACC vs ROIC
9.75%
11.92%
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 : 4/10

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industry
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history
Operating margin (%) 20.64
HSBC's Operating margin (%) is ranked lower than
73% of the 1653 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 30.84 vs. HSBC: 20.64 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
HSBC' s Operating margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6.43  Med: 23.66 Max: 33.63
Current: 20.64
6.43
33.63
Net-margin (%) 17.85
HSBC's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
65% of the 1652 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 22.27 vs. HSBC: 17.85 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
HSBC' s Net-margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6.14  Med: 19.24 Max: 25.07
Current: 17.85
6.14
25.07
ROE (%) 5.73
HSBC's ROE (%) is ranked lower than
69% of the 1648 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 8.34 vs. HSBC: 5.73 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
HSBC' s ROE (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.06  Med: 9.37 Max: 17.77
Current: 5.73
5.06
17.77
ROA (%) 0.43
HSBC's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
75% of the 1659 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 0.88 vs. HSBC: 0.43 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
HSBC' s ROA (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.23  Med: 0.58 Max: 1.13
Current: 0.43
0.23
1.13
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) -5.70
HSBC's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
84% of the 1350 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 3.20 vs. HSBC: -5.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
HSBC' s Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -13.4  Med: 5 Max: 131.4
Current: -5.7
-13.4
131.4
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) -7.40
HSBC's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
82% of the 1237 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 6.00 vs. HSBC: -7.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
HSBC' s EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -32.6  Med: 4.75 Max: 80.1
Current: -7.4
-32.6
80.1
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) -8.90
HSBC's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
83% of the 1213 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 7.40 vs. HSBC: -8.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
HSBC' s EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -30.2  Med: 4.35 Max: 29.8
Current: -8.9
-30.2
29.8
» HSBC's 10-Y Financials

Financials (Next Earnings Date: Est. 2016-11-02)


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

Q3 2015

HSBC Guru Trades in Q3 2015

Sarah Ketterer 655,128 sh (+31.04%)
John Rogers 43,207 sh (+6.04%)
John Buckingham 47,865 sh (+3.49%)
Tweedy Browne 172,314 sh (+1.26%)
Charles Brandes 1,884,134 sh (-1.21%)
Ken Fisher 11,460,868 sh (-4.49%)
Jim Simons 341,961 sh (-29.40%)
Dodge & Cox 20,405 sh (-67.72%)
David Dreman 24,712 sh (-70.77%)
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Q4 2015

HSBC Guru Trades in Q4 2015

John Rogers 57,148 sh (+32.27%)
Tweedy Browne 175,109 sh (+1.62%)
Jim Simons Sold Out
David Dreman Sold Out
Ken Fisher 11,412,871 sh (-0.42%)
Sarah Ketterer 642,785 sh (-1.88%)
Charles Brandes 1,775,008 sh (-5.79%)
John Buckingham 40,226 sh (-15.96%)
Dodge & Cox 14,005 sh (-31.36%)
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Q1 2016

HSBC Guru Trades in Q1 2016

Jim Simons 1,026,361 sh (New)
David Dreman 21,476 sh (New)
Ken Fisher 13,000,841 sh (+13.91%)
Charles Brandes 1,855,715 sh (+4.55%)
John Rogers 57,512 sh (+0.64%)
John Buckingham 39,879 sh (-0.86%)
Tweedy Browne 172,786 sh (-1.33%)
Dodge & Cox 11,255 sh (-19.64%)
Sarah Ketterer 203,175 sh (-68.39%)
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Q2 2016

HSBC Guru Trades in Q2 2016

Jeremy Grantham 61,500 sh (New)
Jim Simons 1,246,761 sh (+21.47%)
Tweedy Browne 179,538 sh (+3.91%)
John Buckingham 40,532 sh (+1.64%)
Charles Brandes 1,881,906 sh (+1.41%)
Ken Fisher 13,160,956 sh (+1.23%)
David Dreman 21,576 sh (+0.47%)
Dodge & Cox Sold Out
Sarah Ketterer Sold Out
John Rogers 12,750 sh (-77.83%)
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Preferred stocks of HSBC Holdings PLC

SymbolPriceYieldDescription
HSEA27.747.32
HSBCPRA25.895.99ADR
HSEB26.411.898 % Perp Sub Cap Secs 2010-Without Fixed Maturity Series -2-

Business Description

Industry: Banks » Banks - Global
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Traded in other countries:HSBC.Argentina, HSB.France, HBC1.Germany, 00005.Hongkong, HBC N.Mexico, PU6D.Singapore, HSBA.UK, HBCYF.USA,
HSBC Holdings PLC provides banking and financial services through four segments namely Retail Banking and Wealth Management, Commercial Banking, Global Banking and Markets and Global Private Banking.

HSBC Holdings PLC was incorporated in England on January 01, 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, accounts services, credit and lending, asset management, wealth solutions and financial planning, broking and insurance. The Commercial Banking business offers deposits, payments and cash management, credit and lending, international trade and receivables finance, and insurance. The Global Banking and Markets provides deposits, payments and cash management, balance sheet management, credit and lending, asset and trade finance, corporate finance, markets and securities services. The Global Private banking provides deposits, account services, credit and lending, investment management, financial advisory, broking, corporate finance, alternative investments, trusts and estate planning and insurance. The Company' operates in Europe, Asia, Middle East and North Africa (excluding Saudi Arabia), North America and Latin America.

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Ratios

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P/E(ttm) 16.88
HSBC's P/E(ttm) is ranked lower than
68% of the 1513 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 13.26 vs. HSBC: 16.88 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
HSBC' s P/E(ttm) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 8.02  Med: 12.25 Max: 103.42
Current: 16.88
8.02
103.42
Forward P/E 12.27
HSBC's Forward P/E is ranked higher than
53% of the 369 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 12.63 vs. HSBC: 12.27 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
PE(NRI) 16.88
HSBC's PE(NRI) is ranked lower than
68% of the 1515 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 13.28 vs. HSBC: 16.88 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
HSBC' s PE(NRI) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 8.02  Med: 12.24 Max: 100.4
Current: 16.88
8.02
100.4
Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) 18.16
HSBC's Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) is ranked lower than
73% of the 859 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 12.81 vs. HSBC: 18.16 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) only.
HSBC' s Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.21  Med: 0.53 Max: 18.39
Current: 18.16
0.21
18.39
P/B 0.84
HSBC's P/B is ranked higher than
68% of the 1598 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 1.06 vs. HSBC: 0.84 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
HSBC' s P/B Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.62  Med: 1.11 Max: 2.07
Current: 0.84
0.62
2.07
P/S 2.72
HSBC's P/S is ranked higher than
56% of the 1606 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 2.98 vs. HSBC: 2.72 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
HSBC' s P/S Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.53  Med: 2.91 Max: 16.67
Current: 2.72
1.53
16.67
EV-to-EBIT 4.64
HSBC's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
84% of the 1243 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 12.80 vs. HSBC: 4.64 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
HSBC' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -206571.8  Med: 9.9 Max: 93.4
Current: 4.64
-206571.8
93.4
EV-to-EBITDA 4.64
HSBC's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked higher than
82% of the 1243 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 11.39 vs. HSBC: 4.64 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
HSBC' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.2  Med: 10.4 Max: 1185.1
Current: 4.64
0.2
1185.1
PEG 1.44
HSBC's PEG is ranked lower than
58% of the 740 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 1.19 vs. HSBC: 1.44 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PEG only.
HSBC' s PEG Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.19  Med: 0.66 Max: 250.8
Current: 1.44
0.19
250.8
Shiller P/E 10.28
HSBC's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
86% of the 494 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 17.76 vs. HSBC: 10.28 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller P/E only.
HSBC' s Shiller P/E Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.81  Med: 10.3 Max: 13.25
Current: 10.28
5.81
13.25

Dividend & Buy Back

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Dividend Yield 6.85
HSBC's Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
92% of the 2190 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 2.92 vs. HSBC: 6.85 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield only.
HSBC' s Dividend Yield Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.78  Med: 5.09 Max: 15.38
Current: 6.85
0.78
15.38
Dividend Payout 1.06
HSBC's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
62% of the 1337 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 0.33 vs. HSBC: 1.06 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout only.
HSBC' s Dividend Payout Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.09  Med: 0.61 Max: 5.1
Current: 1.06
0.09
5.1
Dividend Growth (3y) 24.40
HSBC's Dividend Growth (3y) is ranked higher than
78% of the 734 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 8.50 vs. HSBC: 24.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Growth (3y) only.
HSBC' s Dividend Growth (3y) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -35.2  Med: 12.55 Max: 81.9
Current: 24.4
-35.2
81.9
Forward Dividend Yield 5.37
HSBC's Forward Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
88% of the 2073 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 3.13 vs. HSBC: 5.37 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Dividend Yield only.
N/A
Yield on cost (5-Year) 13.92
HSBC's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
93% of the 2538 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 3.43 vs. HSBC: 13.92 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Yield on cost (5-Year) only.
HSBC' s Yield on cost (5-Year) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.58  Med: 10.94 Max: 31.2
Current: 13.92
1.58
31.2
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio -2.50
HSBC's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked lower than
52% of the 1052 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: -2.00 vs. HSBC: -2.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
HSBC' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -10.2  Med: -3.45 Max: -1
Current: -2.5
-10.2
-1

Valuation & Return

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history
Price/Tangible Book 0.97
HSBC's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
62% of the 1590 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 1.13 vs. HSBC: 0.97 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
HSBC' s Price/Tangible Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.64  Med: 1.47 Max: 4.38
Current: 0.97
0.64
4.38
Price/Projected FCF 0.73
HSBC's Price/Projected FCF is ranked lower than
55% of the 831 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 0.69 vs. HSBC: 0.73 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
HSBC' s Price/Projected FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.55  Med: 1.02 Max: 2.74
Current: 0.73
0.55
2.74
Price/Median PS Value 0.94
HSBC's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
70% of the 1494 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 1.04 vs. HSBC: 0.94 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
HSBC' s Price/Median PS Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.56  Med: 3.59 Max: 7.23
Current: 0.94
0.56
7.23
Price/Graham Number 0.85
HSBC's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
50% of the 1398 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 0.85 vs. HSBC: 0.85 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Graham Number only.
HSBC' s Price/Graham Number Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.56  Med: 0.9 Max: 2.05
Current: 0.85
0.56
2.05
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 21.60
HSBC's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
88% of the 1619 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 5.70 vs. HSBC: 21.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
HSBC' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.1  Med: 9.8 Max: 514.7
Current: 21.6
1.1
514.7
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) 0.05
HSBC's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked lower than
76% of the 853 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 11.66 vs. HSBC: 0.05 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
HSBC' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -22.9  Med: 11.2 Max: 64
Current: 0.05
-22.9
64

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $60,769
EPS (TTM) $ 2.50
Beta0.87
Short Percentage of Float0.18%
52-Week Range $28.62 - 40.96
Shares Outstanding (Mil)3,962.60

Analyst Estimate

Dec16 Dec17 Dec18
Revenue (Mil $) 57,288 58,656 58,841
EPS ($) 3.33 3.13 3.31
EPS w/o NRI ($) 3.33 3.13 3.31
EPS Growth Rate
(3Y to 5Y Estimate)
11.80%
Dividends Per Share ($) 2.57 2.28 2.32
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