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 June
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-
HSBC HOLDINGS PLC
FIRST INTERIM DIVIDEND FOR 2017
Directors of HSBC Holdings plc (the "Company") have declared the
first interim dividend for 2017 of US$0.10 per ordinary share. The
dividend is payable on 5 July 2017 to holders of record on 19 May
2017 on the Principal Register in the United Kingdom, the Hong Kong
Overseas Branch Register or the Bermuda Overseas Branch
ordinary shares of US$0.50 each will be allotted and issued on 5
July 2017 by the Company to those shareholders who elected to
receive the scrip dividend alternative.
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
are expected to commence on 5 July 2017.
on behalf of
HSBC Holdings plc
Ben J S
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.
Ben J S Mathews
Group Company Secretary
28 June 2017