FORM 6-K
 
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
 
 
 
For the month of May
 
HSBC Holdings plc
 
42nd Floor, 8 Canada Square, London E14 5HQ, England
 
(Indicate by check mark whether the registrant files or will file annual reports under cover of Form 20-F or Form 40-F).
 
Form 20-F X Form 40-F  
 
(Indicate 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  No X
 
(If "Yes" is marked, indicate below the file number assigned to the registrant in connection with Rule 12g3-2(b): 82-   ).
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
HSBC HOLDINGS PLC
 
5 May 2017
 
Notification of Transactions of Persons Discharging Managerial Responsibilities
 
On 5 May 2017 Douglas Flint sold 150,000 ordinary shares of US$0.50 at £6.6146.
 
The following disclosure is made in accordance with Article 19 of the EU Market Abuse Regulation 596/2014.
 
 
1 - Details of the person discharging managerial responsibilities / person closely associated
 
Name of natural person                                        Douglas Flint
 
2 - Reason for the notification
 
Position/status                                                      Group Chairman
 Initial notification/amendment                          Initial Notification
 
3 - Details of the issuer, emission allowance market participant, auction platform, auctioneer or 
     auction monitor
 
 Full name of the entity                                      HSBC Holdings plc
 Legal Entity Identifier code                             MLU0ZO3ML4LN2LL2TL39
 
4 - Details of the transaction(s)
Transaction(s) summary table
Date of Transaction
Financial Instrument
Identification Code
Place of Transaction
Currency
2017-05-05
Ordinary shares of US$0.50 each
GB0005405286
London Stock Exchange, Main Market (XLON)
GBP - British Pound
Nature of Transaction:
 
Disposal
 
 
 
 
Aggregated
Price
 
Volume
Total
 
6.61
150,000
 
992,193.00
6.615
150,000
992,193.00
 
 
 
Enquiries to:
Loren Wulfsohn
Shareholder Services
020 7 991 8918
 
 
 
 
 
SIGNATURE
 
Pursuant 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.
 
 
 
HSBC Holdings plc
 
 
 
By:
 
Name: Ben J S Mathews
 
Title: Group Company Secretary
 
 
 
Date: 05 May 2017