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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 No Debt
HSBC's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
99% of the 1178 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 3.07 vs. HSBC: No Debt )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
HSBC' s Cash to Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.04  Med: 3.41 Max: No Debt
Current: No Debt
Equity to Asset 0.07
HSBC's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
79% of the 1648 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 N/A
HSBC's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
98% of the 1534 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 1.67 vs. HSBC: N/A )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
HSBC' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.19  Med: 0.78 Max: 1.29
Current: N/A
0.19
1.29
F-Score: 4
WACC vs ROIC
11.13%
14.89%
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 (%) 22.29
HSBC's Operating margin (%) is ranked lower than
71% of the 1663 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 30.83 vs. HSBC: 22.29 )
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: 22.29
6.43
33.63
Net-margin (%) 18.18
HSBC's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
65% of the 1664 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 22.36 vs. HSBC: 18.18 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
HSBC' s Net-margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6.16  Med: 19.24 Max: 25.07
Current: 18.18
6.16
25.07
ROE (%) 6.36
HSBC's ROE (%) is ranked lower than
65% of the 1659 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 8.33 vs. HSBC: 6.36 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
HSBC' s ROE (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.06  Med: 9.37 Max: 17.74
Current: 6.36
5.06
17.74
ROA (%) 0.49
HSBC's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
73% of the 1670 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 0.88 vs. HSBC: 0.49 )
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: 0.49
0.23
1.13
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) -5.70
HSBC's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
81% of the 1371 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 2.50 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: -19.3  Med: 6.80 Max: 131.4
Current: -5.7
-19.3
131.4
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) -7.40
HSBC's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
80% of the 1271 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: 5.15 Max: 80.1
Current: -7.4
-32.6
80.1
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) -8.60
HSBC's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
83% of the 1250 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 7.50 vs. HSBC: -8.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
HSBC' s EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -29.2  Med: 4.15 Max: 29.5
Current: -8.6
-29.2
29.5
» HSBC's 10-Y Financials

Financials (Next Earnings Date: Est. 2016-08-03)


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

Q2 2015

HSBC Guru Trades in Q2 2015

Jim Simons 484,393 sh (+126.99%)
Sarah Ketterer 499,958 sh (+32.51%)
John Rogers 40,745 sh (+6.11%)
Tweedy Browne 170,173 sh (+3.52%)
Charles Brandes 1,907,232 sh (+3.48%)
John Buckingham 46,250 sh (+3.08%)
Ken Fisher 11,999,611 sh (+1.40%)
David Dreman 84,556 sh (-9.90%)
Dodge & Cox 63,212 sh (-71.63%)
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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%)
David Dreman Sold Out
Jim Simons 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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Preferred stocks of HSBC Holdings PLC

SymbolPriceYieldDescription
HSEA27.047.51
HSBCPRA25.786.01ADR

Business Description

Industry: Banks » Banks - Global
Compare:SHSE:601988, NYSE:C » details
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 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.

Ratios

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P/E(ttm) 11.20
HSBC's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
59% of the 1574 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 12.79 vs. HSBC: 11.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
HSBC' s P/E(ttm) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6.48  Med: 12.26 Max: 94.74
Current: 11.2
6.48
94.74
Forward P/E 9.48
HSBC's Forward P/E is ranked higher than
73% of the 376 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 12.05 vs. HSBC: 9.48 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
PE(NRI) 11.20
HSBC's PE(NRI) is ranked higher than
59% of the 1552 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 12.69 vs. HSBC: 11.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
HSBC' s PE(NRI) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6.4  Med: 12.13 Max: 85.45
Current: 11.2
6.4
85.45
Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) 18.36
HSBC's Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) is ranked lower than
74% of the 857 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 12.46 vs. HSBC: 18.36 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) only.
HSBC' s Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.7  Med: 15.31 Max: 221.67
Current: 18.36
2.7
221.67
P/B 0.66
HSBC's P/B is ranked higher than
77% of the 1655 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 1.04 vs. HSBC: 0.66 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
HSBC' s P/B Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.61  Med: 1.14 Max: 2.07
Current: 0.66
0.61
2.07
P/S 1.90
HSBC's P/S is ranked higher than
73% of the 1647 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 2.94 vs. HSBC: 1.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
HSBC' s P/S Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.6  Med: 4.20 Max: 12.22
Current: 1.9
1.6
12.22
PFCF 9.37
HSBC's PFCF is ranked higher than
55% of the 892 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 10.24 vs. HSBC: 9.37 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PFCF only.
HSBC' s PFCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.73  Med: 6.89 Max: 12.95
Current: 9.37
3.73
12.95
POCF 9.12
HSBC's POCF is ranked lower than
52% of the 992 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 8.94 vs. HSBC: 9.12 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
HSBC' s POCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.58  Med: 6.67 Max: 12.61
Current: 9.12
3.58
12.61
EV-to-EBIT 0.57
HSBC's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
99% of the 1513 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 13.20 vs. HSBC: 0.57 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
HSBC' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.2  Med: 28.40 Max: 93.3
Current: 0.57
0.2
93.3
EV-to-EBITDA 0.57
HSBC's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked higher than
99% of the 1514 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 11.89 vs. HSBC: 0.57 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
HSBC' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.2  Med: 28.40 Max: 93.3
Current: 0.57
0.2
93.3
PEG 1.31
HSBC's PEG is ranked lower than
55% of the 738 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 1.10 vs. HSBC: 1.31 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PEG only.
HSBC' s PEG Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.51  Med: 2.30 Max: 226.67
Current: 1.31
0.51
226.67
Shiller P/E 7.47
HSBC's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
91% of the 503 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 17.33 vs. HSBC: 7.47 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller P/E only.
HSBC' s Shiller P/E Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.81  Med: 9.96 Max: 13.45
Current: 7.47
5.81
13.45

Dividend & Buy Back

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history
Dividend Yield 7.78
HSBC's Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
94% of the 2222 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 2.98 vs. HSBC: 7.78 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield only.
HSBC' s Dividend Yield Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.79  Med: 5.00 Max: 15.38
Current: 7.78
0.79
15.38
Dividend Payout 0.87
HSBC's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
71% of the 1292 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 0.33 vs. HSBC: 0.87 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout only.
HSBC' s Dividend Payout Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.1  Med: 0.60 Max: 5.1
Current: 0.87
0.1
5.1
Dividend Growth (3y) 24.40
HSBC's Dividend Growth (3y) is ranked higher than
78% of the 745 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 7.80 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 7.78
HSBC's Forward Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
93% of the 2081 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 3.15 vs. HSBC: 7.78 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Dividend Yield only.
N/A
Yield on cost (5-Year) 15.81
HSBC's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
94% of the 2484 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 3.46 vs. HSBC: 15.81 )
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: 1.6  Med: 10.14 Max: 31.2
Current: 15.81
1.6
31.2
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio -2.50
HSBC's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked lower than
53% of the 1066 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: -4.30 Max: -1
Current: -2.5
-10.2
-1

Valuation & Return

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history
Price/Tangible Book 0.66
HSBC's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
78% of the 1645 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 1.11 vs. HSBC: 0.66 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
HSBC' s Price/Tangible Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.64  Med: 1.60 Max: 4.38
Current: 0.66
0.64
4.38
Price/Projected FCF 0.56
HSBC's Price/Projected FCF is ranked higher than
62% of the 892 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 0.66 vs. HSBC: 0.56 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
HSBC' s Price/Projected FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.54  Med: 1.04 Max: 2.86
Current: 0.56
0.54
2.86
Price/Median PS Value 0.45
HSBC's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
96% of the 1568 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 1.01 vs. HSBC: 0.45 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
HSBC' s Price/Median PS Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.39  Med: 2.50 Max: 5.01
Current: 0.45
0.39
5.01
Price/Graham Number 0.57
HSBC's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
74% of the 1460 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 0.84 vs. HSBC: 0.57 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Graham Number only.
HSBC' s Price/Graham Number Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.55  Med: 0.96 Max: 2.05
Current: 0.57
0.55
2.05
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 175.40
HSBC's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
99% of the 1660 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 7.00 vs. HSBC: 175.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
HSBC' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.1  Med: 3.50 Max: 514.7
Current: 175.4
1.1
514.7
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) 8.42
HSBC's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked lower than
62% of the 857 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 12.58 vs. HSBC: 8.42 )
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: -1.2  Med: 6.00 Max: 16.6
Current: 8.42
-1.2
16.6

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $68,922
EPS (TTM) $ 3.00
Beta1.05
Short Percentage of Float0.15%
52-Week Range $29.14 - 48.24
Shares Outstanding (Mil)3,937.02

Analyst Estimate

Dec16 Dec17 Dec18
Revenue (Mil $) 58,099 59,283 60,870
EPS ($) 3.33 3.48 3.77
EPS without NRI ($) 3.33 3.48 3.77
EPS Growth Rate
(3Y to 5Y Estimate)
12.10%
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