SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
Report of Foreign Private Issuer
Pursuant to Rule 13a - 16 or 15d - 16 of
the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
month of November
HSBC Holdings plc
Floor, 8 Canada Square, London E14 5HQ, England
by check mark whether the registrant files or will file annual
reports under cover of Form 20-F or Form 40-F).
20-F X Form 40-F
by check mark whether the registrant by furnishing the information
contained in this Form is also thereby furnishing the information
to the Commission pursuant to Rule 12g3-2(b) under the Securities
Exchange Act of 1934).
"Yes" is marked, indicate below the file number assigned to the
registrant in connection with Rule 12g3-2(b): 82-
13 November 2019
HSBC HOLDINGS PLC
THIRD INTERIM DIVIDEND FOR 2019
The Directors of HSBC Holdings plc (the "Company") have declared
the third interim dividend for 2019 of US$0.10 per ordinary share.
The dividend is payable on 20 November 2019 to holders of record on
11 October 2019 on the Principal Register in the United Kingdom,
the Hong Kong Overseas Branch Register or the Bermuda Overseas
46,245,981 ordinary shares of US$0.50 each will be allotted and
issued on 20 November 2019 by the Company to those shareholders who
elected to receive the scrip dividend
The shares will rank pari passu with the existing issued ordinary
shares of the Company. Application will be made to the Financial
Conduct Authority for the shares to be admitted to the Official
List and to the London Stock Exchange for the shares to be admitted
Dealings are expected to commence on 20 November 2019.
For and on behalf of
HSBC Holdings plc
Group Company Secretary and Chief Governance Officer
to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the
registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf
by the undersigned, thereunto duly authorized.
Group Company Secretary