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Alere Inc (NYSE:ALR)
Pre-Tax Income
\$-178 Mil (TTM As of Sep. 2016)

Pretax income is the income that a company earns before paying income taxes. Alere Inc's pretax income for the three months ended in Sep. 2016 was \$-55 Mil. Its pretax income for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Sep. 2016 was \$-178 Mil. Alere Inc's pretax margin was -9.45%.

During the past 13 years, Alere Inc's highest Pretax Margin was 2.09%. The lowest was -49.54%. And the median was -3.94%.

Definition

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

Alere Inc's Pretax Income for the fiscal year that ended in Dec. 2015 is calculated as

 Pretax Income = Operating Income + Non-Recurring Items + Interest Expense + Interest Income + Other = 137.85 + -1.843 + -216.997 + 0 + 2.84217094304E-14 = -81

Alere Inc's Pretax Income for the quarter that ended in Sep. 2016 is calculated as

 Pretax Income = Operating Income + Non-Recurring Items + Interest Expense + Interest Income + Other = 3.432 + -15.088 + -44.13 + 0.776 + 0 = -55

Alere Inc Pre-Tax Income for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Sep. 2016 was -74.334 (Dec. 2015 ) + -15.219 (Mar. 2016 ) + -33.896 (Jun. 2016 ) + -55.01 (Sep. 2016 ) = \$-178 Mil.

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

Explanation

Alere Inc's Pretax Margin for the quarter that ended in Sep. 2016 is calculated as

 Pretax Margin = Pretax Income / Revenue = -55.01 / 582.354 = -9.45%

During the past 13 years, Alere Inc's highest Pretax Margin was 2.09%. The lowest was -49.54%. And the median was -3.94%.

* 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.

Alere Inc Annual Data

 Dec06 Dec07 Dec08 Dec09 Dec10 Dec11 Dec12 Dec13 Dec14 Dec15 Pretax Income -11 -248 -38 40 -1,068 -166 -69 -120 -118 -81

Alere Inc Quarterly Data

 Jun14 Sep14 Dec14 Mar15 Jun15 Sep15 Dec15 Mar16 Jun16 Sep16 Pretax Income -55 -25 -29 -18 29 -18 -74 -15 -34 -55
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