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Pre-Tax Income
\$-1,234 Mil (TTM As of Jan. 2017)

Pretax income is the income that a company earns before paying income taxes. Broadcom Ltd's pretax income for the three months ended in Jan. 2017 was \$267 Mil. Its pretax income for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Jan. 2017 was \$-1,234 Mil. Broadcom Ltd's pretax margin was 6.45%.

During the past 10 years, Broadcom Ltd's highest Pretax Margin was 24.75%. The lowest was -13.88%. And the median was 13.71%.

Definition

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

Broadcom Ltd's Pretax Income for the fiscal year that ended in Oct. 2016 is calculated as

 Pretax Income = Operating Income + Non-Recurring Items + Interest Expense + Interest Income + Other = -409 + -123 + -585 + 10 + 0 = -1,107

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

 Pretax Income = Operating Income + Non-Recurring Items + Interest Expense + Interest Income + Other = 506 + -128 + -111 + 0 + 0 = 267

Broadcom Ltd Pre-Tax Income for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Jan. 2017 was -1316 (Apr. 2016 ) + -420 (Jul. 2016 ) + 235 (Oct. 2016 ) + 267 (Jan. 2017 ) = \$-1,234 Mil.

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

Explanation

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

 Pretax Margin = Pretax Income / Revenue = 267 / 4139 = 6.45%

During the past 10 years, Broadcom Ltd's highest Pretax Margin was 24.75%. The lowest was -13.88%. And the median was 13.71%.

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