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Berkshire Hathaway Inc (NYSE:BRK.A)
Pretax Income
$28,796 Mil (TTM As of Dec. 2013)

Pretax income is the income that a company earns before paying income taxes. Berkshire Hathaway Inc's pretax income for the three months ended in Dec. 2013 was $7,232 Mil. Its pretax income for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Dec. 2013 was $28,796 Mil. Berkshire Hathaway Inc's pretax margin was 15.37%.

During the past 13 years, Berkshire Hathaway Inc's highest Pretax Margin was 31.19%. The lowest was 3.53%. And the median was 15.43%.


Definition

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

Berkshire Hathaway Inc's Pretax Income for the fiscal year that ended in Dec. 2013 is calculated as

Pretax Income=Operating Income+Other
=28796+0
=28,796

Berkshire Hathaway Inc's Pretax Income for the quarter that ended in Dec. 2013 is calculated as

Pretax Income=Operating Income+Other
=7232+0
=7,232

Berkshire Hathaway Inc Pre-Tax Income for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Dec. 2013 was 7295 (Mar. 2013 ) + 6891 (Jun. 2013 ) + 7378 (Sep. 2013 ) + 7232 (Dec. 2013 ) = $28,796 Mil.

* All numbers are in millions except for per share data and ratio. All numbers are in their own currency.


Explanation

Berkshire Hathaway Inc's Pretax Margin for the quarter that ended in Dec. 2013 is calculated as

Pretax Margin=Pretax Income/Revenue
=7232/47049
=15.37%

During the past 13 years, Berkshire Hathaway Inc's highest Pretax Margin was 31.19%. The lowest was 3.53%. And the median was 15.43%.

* All numbers are in millions except for per share data and ratio. All numbers are in their own currency.


Related Terms

Operating Income, Interest Expense, Interest Income, Non-Recurring Items, Revenue


Historical Data

* All numbers are in millions except for per share data and ratio. All numbers are in their own currency.

Berkshire Hathaway Inc Annual Data

Dec04Dec05Dec06Dec07Dec08Dec09Dec10Dec11Dec12Dec13
Pretax Income 10,93612,79116,77820,1617,57411,55219,05115,31422,23628,796

Berkshire Hathaway Inc Quarterly Data

Sep11Dec11Mar12Jun12Sep12Dec12Mar13Jun13Sep13Dec13
Pretax Income 3,3634,4524,9314,6155,9366,7547,2956,8917,3787,232
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