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Amazon.com Inc (NAS:AMZN)
Pre-Tax Income
\$3,892 Mil (TTM As of Dec. 2016)

Pretax income is the income that a company earns before paying income taxes. Amazon.com Inc's pretax income for the three months ended in Dec. 2016 was \$1,166 Mil. Its pretax income for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Dec. 2016 was \$3,892 Mil. Amazon.com Inc's pretax margin was 2.67%.

During the past 13 years, Amazon.com Inc's highest Pretax Margin was 4.74%. The lowest was -0.12%. And the median was 2.40%.

Definition

This is the income that a company earns before paying income taxes.

Amazon.com Inc's Pretax Income for the fiscal year that ended in Dec. 2016 is calculated as

 Pretax Income = Operating Income + Non-Recurring Items + Interest Expense + Interest Income + Other = 4186 + 90 + -484 + 100 + 0 = 3,892

Amazon.com Inc's Pretax Income for the quarter that ended in Dec. 2016 is calculated as

 Pretax Income = Operating Income + Non-Recurring Items + Interest Expense + Interest Income + Other = 1255 + 15 + -133 + 29 + 0 = 1,166

Amazon.com Inc Pre-Tax Income for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Dec. 2016 was 1056 (Mar. 2016 ) + 1179 (Jun. 2016 ) + 491 (Sep. 2016 ) + 1166 (Dec. 2016 ) = \$3,892 Mil.

* All numbers are in millions except for per share data and ratio. All numbers are in their local exchange's currency.

Explanation

Amazon.com Inc's Pretax Margin for the quarter that ended in Dec. 2016 is calculated as

 Pretax Margin = Pretax Income / Revenue = 1166 / 43741 = 2.67%

During the past 13 years, Amazon.com Inc's highest Pretax Margin was 4.74%. The lowest was -0.12%. And the median was 2.40%.

* All numbers are in millions except for per share data and ratio. All numbers are in their local exchange's currency.

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Historical Data

* All numbers are in millions except for per share data and ratio. All numbers are in their local exchange's currency.

Amazon.com Inc Annual Data

 Dec07 Dec08 Dec09 Dec10 Dec11 Dec12 Dec13 Dec14 Dec15 Dec16 Pretax Income 660 901 1,161 1,497 934 544 506 -111 1,568 3,892

Amazon.com Inc Quarterly Data

 Sep14 Dec14 Mar15 Jun15 Sep15 Dec15 Mar16 Jun16 Sep16 Dec16 Pretax Income -634 429 21 362 247 938 1,056 1,179 491 1,166
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