Dividend history and timetable

Dividends are declared in US dollars but can also be paid in UK pounds sterling, Hong Kong dollars, or a combination of these three currencies, at the shareholder’s request.

Below you can view the proposed timetable for the 2020 interim dividend, together with historic dividend values and payments from 1997 to the present.


Dividend Announcement Payment date Value per share Timetable
Interim 23 Feb 2021 29 Apr 2021 US$0.15


Timetable information

  • 23 Feb 2021 Announcement
  • 11 Mar 2021 Shares quoted ex-dividend in London, Hong Kong, New York and Bermuda
  • 12 Mar 2021 Record date in London, Hong Kong, New York and Bermuda
  • 29 Apr 2021 Payment date

*Year-to-date dividend for the current year. Sterling and Hong Kong dollar equivalents for the current year will be shown when all translated dividend amounts for the year are available.

Note: Translated amounts are approximate.

For administrative questions relating to the payment of dividends, please contact the appropriate Registrars, ADR Depository or Paying Agent relating to your HSBC shareholding. Visit the Investor contacts page for details.


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