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S&P 500   5,137.08
DOW   39,087.38
QQQ   445.61
Lawyers who successfully argued Musk pay package was illegal seek $5.6 billion in Tesla stock
Critical asset just had biggest fall on record (Ad)
Sports analytics may be outnumbered when it comes to artificial intelligence
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Critical asset just had biggest fall on record (Ad)
Norway's hospitalized king gets a pacemaker in Malaysia after falling ill during vacation
Head Start preschools aim to fight poverty, but their teachers struggle to make ends meet
This is the #1 Stock to Buy for the AI Tidal Wave (Ad)
What to watch for as China's major political meeting of the year gets underway
Chicago 'mansion' tax to fund homeless services stuck in legal limbo while on the ballot
S&P 500   5,137.08
DOW   39,087.38
QQQ   445.61
Lawyers who successfully argued Musk pay package was illegal seek $5.6 billion in Tesla stock
Critical asset just had biggest fall on record (Ad)
Sports analytics may be outnumbered when it comes to artificial intelligence
In Senegal's capital, Nicaragua is a hot ticket among travel agents as migrants try to reach US
Critical asset just had biggest fall on record (Ad)
Norway's hospitalized king gets a pacemaker in Malaysia after falling ill during vacation
Head Start preschools aim to fight poverty, but their teachers struggle to make ends meet
This is the #1 Stock to Buy for the AI Tidal Wave (Ad)
What to watch for as China's major political meeting of the year gets underway
Chicago 'mansion' tax to fund homeless services stuck in legal limbo while on the ballot
S&P 500   5,137.08
DOW   39,087.38
QQQ   445.61
Lawyers who successfully argued Musk pay package was illegal seek $5.6 billion in Tesla stock
Critical asset just had biggest fall on record (Ad)
Sports analytics may be outnumbered when it comes to artificial intelligence
In Senegal's capital, Nicaragua is a hot ticket among travel agents as migrants try to reach US
Critical asset just had biggest fall on record (Ad)
Norway's hospitalized king gets a pacemaker in Malaysia after falling ill during vacation
Head Start preschools aim to fight poverty, but their teachers struggle to make ends meet
This is the #1 Stock to Buy for the AI Tidal Wave (Ad)
What to watch for as China's major political meeting of the year gets underway
Chicago 'mansion' tax to fund homeless services stuck in legal limbo while on the ballot

HSBC (HSBA) Competitors

GBX 612.80
-1.70 (-0.28%)
(As of 03/1/2024 ET)

HSBA vs. BNC, LSEG, LLOY, BARC, STAN, CABP, PRU, NWG, LGEN, and AV

Should you be buying HSBC stock or one of its competitors? The main competitors of HSBC include Banco Santander (BNC), London Stock Exchange Group (LSEG), Lloyds Banking Group (LLOY), Barclays (BARC), Standard Chartered (STAN), CAB Payments (CABP), Prudential (PRU), NatWest Group (NWG), Legal & General Group (LGEN), and Aviva (AV). These companies are all part of the "financial services" sector.

HSBC vs.

HSBC (LON:HSBA) and Banco Santander (LON:BNC) are both large-cap financial services companies, but which is the better investment? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their dividends, valuation, institutional ownership, earnings, analyst recommendations, community ranking, risk, media sentiment and profitability.

HSBC pays an annual dividend of GBX 49 per share and has a dividend yield of 8.0%. Banco Santander pays an annual dividend of GBX 15 per share and has a dividend yield of 4.6%. HSBC pays out 5,444.4% of its earnings in the form of a dividend, suggesting it may not have sufficient earnings to cover its dividend payment in the future. Banco Santander pays out 2,678.6% of its earnings in the form of a dividend, suggesting it may not have sufficient earnings to cover its dividend payment in the future.

HSBC has higher revenue and earnings than Banco Santander. Banco Santander is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than HSBC, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

CompanyGross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
HSBC£58.02B2.02£22.43B£0.90680.89
Banco Santander£44.76B1.16£11.08B£0.56587.50

HSBC presently has a consensus target price of GBX 779.86, suggesting a potential upside of 27.26%. Given HSBC's higher possible upside, analysts plainly believe HSBC is more favorable than Banco Santander.

Company Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
HSBC
0 Sell rating(s)
2 Hold rating(s)
7 Buy rating(s)
1 Strong Buy rating(s)
2.90
Banco Santander
0 Sell rating(s)
0 Hold rating(s)
0 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
N/A

44.3% of HSBC shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 30.9% of Banco Santander shares are held by institutional investors. 0.3% of HSBC shares are held by company insiders. Comparatively, 0.4% of Banco Santander shares are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, endowments and hedge funds believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.

HSBC has a beta of 0.59, meaning that its stock price is 41% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Banco Santander has a beta of 1.34, meaning that its stock price is 34% more volatile than the S&P 500.

In the previous week, HSBC had 27 more articles in the media than Banco Santander. MarketBeat recorded 28 mentions for HSBC and 1 mentions for Banco Santander. HSBC's average media sentiment score of 0.33 beat Banco Santander's score of -1.51 indicating that HSBC is being referred to more favorably in the media.

Company Very Positive Positive Neutral Negative Very Negative Overall Sentiment
HSBC
6 Very Positive mention(s)
7 Positive mention(s)
10 Neutral mention(s)
2 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
Neutral
Banco Santander
0 Very Positive mention(s)
0 Positive mention(s)
0 Neutral mention(s)
0 Negative mention(s)
1 Very Negative mention(s)
Very Negative

HSBC received 872 more outperform votes than Banco Santander when rated by MarketBeat users. However, 64.74% of users gave Banco Santander an outperform vote while only 50.08% of users gave HSBC an outperform vote.

CompanyUnderperformOutperform
HSBCOutperform Votes
973
50.08%
Underperform Votes
970
49.92%
Banco SantanderOutperform Votes
101
64.74%
Underperform Votes
55
35.26%

HSBC has a net margin of 40.56% compared to Banco Santander's net margin of 24.75%. HSBC's return on equity of 12.64% beat Banco Santander's return on equity.

Company Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
HSBC40.56% 12.64% 0.82%
Banco Santander 24.75%12.07%0.69%

Summary

HSBC beats Banco Santander on 16 of the 20 factors compared between the two stocks.


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Media Sentiment Over Time

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HSBA vs. The Competition

MetricHSBCBanks IndustryFinancial SectorLON Exchange
Market Cap£117.11B£73.73B£3.16B£1.59B
Dividend Yield8.22%5.08%4.62%11.58%
P/E Ratio680.89161.39435.582,047.23
Price / Sales2.0288.932,738.18441,742.72
Price / Cash0.090.1748.4833.83
Price / Book0.640.991.602.66
Net Income£22.43B£7.58B£328.87M£182.15M
7 Day Performance2.61%1.46%0.90%0.37%
1 Month Performance-0.21%5.24%8.39%5.44%
1 Year Performance-1.00%-0.31%3.47%14.30%

HSBC Competitors List

CompanyMarketRankShare PriceAnalysts' Price Target1Y Price PerformanceMarket CapRevenueP/E RatioEmployee CountIndicator(s)
BNC
Banco Santander
0 of 5 stars
GBX 324.50
+0.2%
N/A+0.9%£51.34B£44.76B579.46212,764Negative News
LSEG
London Stock Exchange Group
1.4269 of 5 stars
GBX 8,934
+0.4%
£100.44
+12.4%
+21.4%£46.51B£8.19B7,445.0024,296Dividend Increase
News Coverage
LLOY
Lloyds Banking Group
2.8567 of 5 stars
GBX 46.31
+0.9%
GBX 57.17
+23.4%
-7.7%£29.68B£18.33B661.5759,354
BARC
Barclays
3.8052 of 5 stars
GBX 166.86
+0.6%
GBX 238.60
+43.0%
-1.3%£25.31B£23.50B618.0087,400Analyst Report
STAN
Standard Chartered
3.2592 of 5 stars
GBX 642.60
+1.0%
GBX 919.71
+43.1%
-12.3%£17.16B£15.61B1,260.0083,077Dividend Increase
CABP
CAB Payments
1.6646 of 5 stars
GBX 92.40
-3.8%
GBX 585
+533.1%
N/A£234.83M£61.54M660.00344News Coverage
Gap Down
PRU
Prudential
3.2289 of 5 stars
GBX 808
-0.8%
GBX 1,521
+88.2%
-38.4%£22.22B£-5,060,000,000.00808.0014,671
NWG
NatWest Group
3.8465 of 5 stars
GBX 233.70
+1.1%
GBX 310.63
+32.9%
-15.6%£20.45B£14.17B476.9461,700Analyst Report
High Trading Volume
LGEN
Legal & General Group
2.8523 of 5 stars
GBX 240.30
-0.4%
GBX 304
+26.5%
-4.9%£14.37B£-10,530,000,000.00750.9411,498Insider Buying
News Coverage
AV
Aviva
0.955 of 5 stars
GBX 450.20
-0.8%
GBX 508.80
+13.0%
-0.1%£12.34B£-3,480,000,000.00-2,251.0024,364High Trading Volume

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This page (LON:HSBA) was last updated on 3/3/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff