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Sothebys (NYSE:BID)
Pre-Tax Income
\$96.7 Mil (TTM As of Dec. 2016)

Pretax income is the income that a company earns before paying income taxes. Sothebys's pretax income for the three months ended in Dec. 2016 was \$86.2 Mil. Its pretax income for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Dec. 2016 was \$96.7 Mil. Sothebys's pretax margin was 27.93%.

During the past 13 years, Sothebys's highest Pretax Margin was 30.84%. The lowest was 3.17%. And the median was 20.67%.

Definition

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

Sothebys'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 = 122.616 + 3.134 + -30.31 + 1.294 + 0 = 96.7

Sothebys'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 = 91.396 + 2.08 + -7.577 + 0.328 + 0 = 86.2

Sothebys Pre-Tax Income for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Dec. 2016 was -39.092 (Mar. 2016 ) + 123.094 (Jun. 2016 ) + -73.495 (Sep. 2016 ) + 86.227 (Dec. 2016 ) = \$96.7 Mil.

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

Explanation

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

 Pretax Margin = Pretax Income / Revenue = 86.227 / 308.689 = 27.93%

During the past 13 years, Sothebys's highest Pretax Margin was 30.84%. The lowest was 3.17%. And the median was 20.67%.

* 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.

Sothebys Annual Data

 Dec07 Dec08 Dec09 Dec10 Dec11 Dec12 Dec13 Dec14 Dec15 Dec16 Pretax Income 283.0 45.2 15.4 225.6 231.4 159.4 185.7 193.0 169.3 96.7

Sothebys Quarterly Data

 Sep14 Dec14 Mar15 Jun15 Sep15 Dec15 Mar16 Jun16 Sep16 Dec16 Pretax Income -44.2 120.1 7.9 108.3 -30.8 83.9 -39.1 123.1 -73.5 86.2
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