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Alexion Pharmaceuticals Inc (NAS:ALXN)
Pre-Tax Income
$576 Mil (TTM As of Dec. 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 Dec. 2016 was $104 Mil. Its pretax income for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Dec. 2016 was $576 Mil. Alexion Pharmaceuticals Inc's pretax margin was 12.56%.

During the past 13 years, Alexion Pharmaceuticals Inc's highest Pretax Margin was 39.03%. The lowest was -129.14%. 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. 2016 is calculated as

Pretax Income=Operating Income+Non-Recurring Items+Interest Expense+Interest Income+Other
=667+-5+-97+11+0
=576

Alexion Pharmaceuticals 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
=127.142+-9.309+-24.51+3+8
=104

Alexion Pharmaceuticals Inc Pre-Tax Income for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Dec. 2016 was 143.598 (Mar. 2016 ) + 169.965 (Jun. 2016 ) + 158.114 (Sep. 2016 ) + 104.323 (Dec. 2016 ) = $576 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 Dec. 2016 is calculated as

Pretax Margin=Pretax Income/Revenue
=104.323/830.74
=12.56%

During the past 13 years, Alexion Pharmaceuticals Inc's highest Pretax Margin was 39.03%. The lowest was -129.14%. 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

Dec07Dec08Dec09Dec10Dec11Dec12Dec13Dec14Dec15Dec16
Pretax Income -933583149230398526872498576

Alexion Pharmaceuticals Inc Quarterly Data

Sep14Dec14Mar15Jun15Sep15Dec15Mar16Jun16Sep16Dec16
Pretax Income 23620510717713974144170158104
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