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First Solar Inc (NAS:FSLR)
Pre-Tax Income
$-472 Mil (TTM As of Dec. 2016)

Pretax income is the income that a company earns before paying income taxes. First Solar Inc's pretax income for the three months ended in Dec. 2016 was $-776 Mil. Its pretax income for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Dec. 2016 was $-472 Mil. First Solar Inc's pretax margin was -161.61%.

During the past 13 years, First Solar Inc's highest Pretax Margin was 37.21%. The lowest was -15.98%. And the median was 13.63%.


Definition

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

First Solar 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
=-502.59+26.245+-20.538+25.193+-5.68434188608E-14
=-472

First Solar 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
=-765.412+-14.221+-3.182+6.364+0
=-776

First Solar Inc Pre-Tax Income for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Dec. 2016 was 199.332 (Mar. 2016 ) + 12.279 (Jun. 2016 ) + 93.15 (Sep. 2016 ) + -776.451 (Dec. 2016 ) = $-472 Mil.

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


Explanation

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

Pretax Margin=Pretax Income/Revenue
=-776.451/480.434
=-161.61%

During the past 13 years, First Solar Inc's highest Pretax Margin was 37.21%. The lowest was -15.98%. And the median was 13.63%.

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

First Solar Inc Annual Data

Dec07Dec08Dec09Dec10Dec11Dec12Dec13Dec14Dec15Dec16
Pretax Income 156464686762-54-40378432520-472

First Solar Inc Quarterly Data

Sep14Dec14Mar15Jun15Sep15Dec15Mar16Jun16Sep16Dec16
Pretax Income 81207-68593981301991293-776
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