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ABB Ltd (NYSE:ABB)
Pre-Tax Income
$3,037 Mil (TTM As of Mar. 2017)

Pretax income is the income that a company earns before paying income taxes. ABB Ltd's pretax income for the three months ended in Mar. 2017 was $968 Mil. Its pretax income for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Mar. 2017 was $3,037 Mil. ABB Ltd's pretax margin was 12.32%.

During the past 13 years, ABB Ltd's highest Pretax Margin was 13.74%. The lowest was 8.00%. And the median was 10.81%.


Definition

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

ABB Ltd'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
=2987+0+-261+73+0
=2,799

ABB Ltd's Pretax Income for the quarter that ended in Mar. 2017 is calculated as

Pretax Income=Operating Income+Non-Recurring Items+Interest Expense+Interest Income+Other
=1030+0+-79+17+0
=968

ABB Ltd Pre-Tax Income for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Mar. 2017 was 593 (Jun. 2016 ) + 810 (Sep. 2016 ) + 666 (Dec. 2016 ) + 968 (Mar. 2017 ) = $3,037 Mil.

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


Explanation

ABB Ltd's Pretax Margin for the quarter that ended in Mar. 2017 is calculated as

Pretax Margin=Pretax Income/Revenue
=968/7854
=12.32%

During the past 13 years, ABB Ltd's highest Pretax Margin was 13.74%. The lowest was 8.00%. And the median was 10.81%.

* 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.

ABB Ltd Annual Data

Dec07Dec08Dec09Dec10Dec11Dec12Dec13Dec14Dec15Dec16
Pretax Income 4,0104,5184,1203,7404,5503,8384,0663,8962,8402,799

ABB Ltd Quarterly Data

Dec14Mar15Jun15Sep15Dec15Mar16Jun16Sep16Dec16Mar17
Pretax Income 965807892836305730593810666968
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