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Alexion Pharmaceuticals Inc (NAS:ALXN)
Pretax Income
$546 Mil (TTM As of Sep. 2016)

Pretax income is the income that a company earns before paying income taxes. Alexion Pharmaceuticals Inc's pretax income for the three months ended in Sep. 2016 was $158 Mil. Its pretax income for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Sep. 2016 was $546 Mil. Alexion Pharmaceuticals Inc's pretax margin was 19.79%.

During the past 13 years, Alexion Pharmaceuticals Inc's highest Pretax Margin was 39.04%. The lowest was -8465.15%. And the median was 24.55%.


Definition

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

Alexion Pharmaceuticals 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
=536.671+0.696+-47.744+8.519+-5.68434188608E-14
=498

Alexion Pharmaceuticals 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
=179.306+3.615+-24.807+4.626+-4.626
=158

Alexion Pharmaceuticals Inc Pre-Tax Income for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Sep. 2016 was 74.546 (Dec. 2015 ) + 143.598 (Mar. 2016 ) + 169.965 (Jun. 2016 ) + 158.114 (Sep. 2016 ) = $546 Mil.

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


Explanation

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

Pretax Margin=Pretax Income/Revenue
=158.114/799.106
=19.79%

During the past 13 years, Alexion Pharmaceuticals Inc's highest Pretax Margin was 39.04%. The lowest was -8465.15%. And the median was 24.55%.

* 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.

Alexion Pharmaceuticals Inc Annual Data

Dec06Dec07Dec08Dec09Dec10Dec11Dec12Dec13Dec14Dec15
Pretax Income -132-933583149230398526872498

Alexion Pharmaceuticals Inc Quarterly Data

Jun14Sep14Dec14Mar15Jun15Sep15Dec15Mar16Jun16Sep16
Pretax Income 21923620510717713975144170158
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