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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 No Debt
HSBC's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
99% of the 973 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 1.48 vs. HSBC: No Debt )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
HSBC' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.04  Med: 9999.00 Max: No Debt
Current: No Debt
Equity to Asset 0.07
HSBC's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
77% of the 1290 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 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.05  Med: 0.07 Max: 0.07
Current: 0.07
0.05
0.07
Interest Coverage No Debt
HSBC's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
100% of the 1205 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 1.69 vs. HSBC: No Debt )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
HSBC' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 0.16  Med: 0.53 Max: 1.07
Current: No Debt
0.16
1.07
F-Score: 4
WACC vs ROIC
9.94%
19.26%
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 (%) 21.79
HSBC's Operating margin (%) is ranked lower than
68% of the 1357 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 29.54 vs. HSBC: 21.79 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
HSBC' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: 6.74  Med: 30.32 Max: 63.36
Current: 21.79
6.74
63.36
Net-margin (%) 18.19
HSBC's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
61% of the 1356 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 21.24 vs. HSBC: 18.19 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
HSBC' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: 6.14  Med: 21.04 Max: 53.6
Current: 18.19
6.14
53.6
ROE (%) 7.33
HSBC's ROE (%) is ranked lower than
56% of the 1355 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 8.13 vs. HSBC: 7.33 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
HSBC' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: 5.06  Med: 12.66 Max: 23.1
Current: 7.33
5.06
23.1
ROA (%) 0.51
HSBC's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
69% of the 1364 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 0.80 vs. HSBC: 0.51 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
HSBC' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: 0.23  Med: 0.86 Max: 1.4
Current: 0.51
0.23
1.4
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 242.24
HSBC's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
81% of the 1348 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 74.52 vs. HSBC: 242.24 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
HSBC' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 24.9  Med: 70.96 Max: 242.24
Current: 242.24
24.9
242.24
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) -5.90
HSBC's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
79% of the 1149 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 1.70 vs. HSBC: -5.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
HSBC' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -11.9  Med: 4.95 Max: 28.1
Current: -5.9
-11.9
28.1
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) -12.30
HSBC's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
85% of the 1011 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 7.10 vs. HSBC: -12.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
HSBC' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -32.9  Med: 4.85 Max: 23
Current: -12.3
-32.9
23
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) -8.60
HSBC's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
81% of the 1020 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 9.20 vs. HSBC: -8.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
HSBC' s 10-Year EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -28.8  Med: 4.25 Max: 29
Current: -8.6
-28.8
29
» HSBC's 10-Y Financials

Financials


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Guru Trades

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 (+0.40%)
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

James Barrow 77,823 sh (New)
Jim Simons 76,974 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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Q1 2015

HSBC Guru Trades in Q1 2015

Jim Simons 213,400 sh (+177.24%)
John Rogers 38,400 sh (+82.69%)
Charles Brandes 1,843,018 sh (+37.23%)
John Buckingham 44,869 sh (+2.52%)
Ken Fisher 11,833,413 sh (+0.03%)
James Barrow Sold Out
Tweedy Browne 164,382 sh (-1.92%)
David Dreman 93,850 sh (-6.13%)
Dodge & Cox 222,820 sh (-58.60%)
Sarah Ketterer 377,310 sh (-69.48%)
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Ratios

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industry
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history
P/E(ttm) 13.30
HSBC's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
53% of the 1244 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 14.30 vs. HSBC: 13.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
HSBC' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 8.44  Med: 12.86 Max: 48.83
Current: 13.3
8.44
48.83
Forward P/E 46.51
HSBC's Forward P/E is ranked higher than
74% of the 750 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 12.38 vs. HSBC: 46.51 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
PE(NRI) 13.80
HSBC's PE(NRI) is ranked higher than
53% of the 1217 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 14.30 vs. HSBC: 13.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
HSBC' s 10-Year PE(NRI) Range
Min: 8.08  Med: 12.72 Max: 48.83
Current: 13.8
8.08
48.83
P/B 0.90
HSBC's P/B is ranked higher than
68% of the 1351 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 1.12 vs. HSBC: 0.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
HSBC' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.69  Med: 1.18 Max: 2.29
Current: 0.9
0.69
2.29
P/S 2.16
HSBC's P/S is ranked higher than
65% of the 1422 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 2.99 vs. HSBC: 2.16 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
HSBC' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 1.51  Med: 6.91 Max: 14.96
Current: 2.16
1.51
14.96
EV-to-EBIT 2.98
HSBC's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
96% of the 1366 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 14.30 vs. HSBC: 2.98 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
HSBC' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 1.5  Med: 33.30 Max: 113.7
Current: 2.98
1.5
113.7
PEG 2.09
HSBC's PEG is ranked lower than
73% of the 542 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 1.12 vs. HSBC: 2.09 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PEG only.
HSBC' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 0.51  Med: 2.14 Max: 14.83
Current: 2.09
0.51
14.83
Shiller P/E 12.38
HSBC's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
73% of the 771 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 17.62 vs. HSBC: 12.38 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller P/E only.
HSBC' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 5.33  Med: 11.97 Max: 18.7
Current: 12.38
5.33
18.7
Days Sales Outstanding 6.11
HSBC's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
91% of the 770 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 35.19 vs. HSBC: 6.11 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
HSBC' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 2.61  Med: 58.01 Max: 170.23
Current: 6.11
2.61
170.23

Dividend & Buy Back

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history
Dividend Yield 5.58
HSBC's Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
88% of the 2112 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 2.57 vs. HSBC: 5.58 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield only.
HSBC' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 1.83  Med: 5.26 Max: 15.35
Current: 5.58
1.83
15.35
Dividend Payout 0.71
HSBC's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
81% of the 1248 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 0.24 vs. HSBC: 0.71 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout only.
HSBC' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.31  Med: 0.66 Max: 5.1
Current: 0.71
0.31
5.1
Dividend growth (3y) 24.40
HSBC's Dividend growth (3y) is ranked higher than
79% of the 640 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 7.20 vs. HSBC: 24.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend growth (3y) only.
HSBC' s 10-Year Dividend growth (3y) Range
Min: -35.2  Med: 12.55 Max: 81.9
Current: 24.4
-35.2
81.9
Yield on cost (5-Year) 11.30
HSBC's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
94% of the 2110 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 2.91 vs. HSBC: 11.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Yield on cost (5-Year) only.
HSBC' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 3.71  Med: 10.67 Max: 31.14
Current: 11.3
3.71
31.14
Share Buyback Rate -2.10
HSBC's Share Buyback Rate is ranked lower than
55% of the 931 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: -1.50 vs. HSBC: -2.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Share Buyback Rate only.
HSBC' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: -1.6  Med: -3.45 Max: -9.4
Current: -2.1

Valuation & Return

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industry
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history
Price/Tangible Book 0.92
HSBC's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
71% of the 1331 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 1.18 vs. HSBC: 0.92 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
HSBC' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 0.88  Med: 1.80 Max: 4.65
Current: 0.92
0.88
4.65
Price/Projected FCF 0.34
HSBC's Price/Projected FCF is ranked higher than
82% of the 775 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 0.68 vs. HSBC: 0.34 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
HSBC' s 10-Year Price/Projected FCF Range
Min: 0.16  Med: 0.28 Max: 0.89
Current: 0.34
0.16
0.89
Price/Median PS Value 0.40
HSBC's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
98% of the 1286 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 1.11 vs. HSBC: 0.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
HSBC' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.22  Med: 1.55 Max: 3.01
Current: 0.4
0.22
3.01
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 1.81
HSBC's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked lower than
611% of the 357 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 0.99 vs. HSBC: 1.81 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value only.
HSBC' s 10-Year Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value Range
Min: 0.41  Med: 0.79 Max: 3.24
Current: 1.81
0.41
3.24
Price/Graham Number 0.69
HSBC's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
70% of the 1154 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 0.88 vs. HSBC: 0.69 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Graham Number only.
HSBC' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 0.6  Med: 1.05 Max: 2.89
Current: 0.69
0.6
2.89
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 38.04
HSBC's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
96% of the 1364 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 6.40 vs. HSBC: 38.04 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
HSBC' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 0.9  Med: 3.00 Max: 65.9
Current: 38.04
0.9
65.9
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) 24.37
HSBC's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked higher than
71% of the 770 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 13.43 vs. HSBC: 24.37 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
HSBC' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range
Min: 10  Med: 33.90 Max: 70.9
Current: 24.37
10
70.9

Business Description

Industry: Banks » Banks - Global
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Traded in other countries:HBCYF.USA, 00005.Hongkong, HSB.France, HSBA.UK, PU6D.Singapore, HBC1.Germany, HSBC.Argentina, HBC N.Mexico, HBC2.Germany,
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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