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American Express Co (NYSE:AXP)
Pretax Income
$8,187 Mil (TTM As of Mar. 2014)

Pretax income is the income that a company earns before paying income taxes. American Express Co's pretax income for the three months ended in Mar. 2014 was $2,208 Mil. Its pretax income for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Mar. 2014 was $8,187 Mil. American Express Co's pretax margin was 26.93%.

During the past 13 years, American Express Co's highest Pretax Margin was 23.92%. The lowest was 7.57%. And the median was 17.51%.


Definition

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

American Express Co's Pretax Income for the fiscal year that ended in Dec. 2013 is calculated as

Pretax Income=Operating Income+Other
=7888+0
=7,888

American Express Co's Pretax Income for the quarter that ended in Mar. 2014 is calculated as

Pretax Income=Operating Income+Other
=2208+0
=2,208

American Express Co Pre-Tax Income for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Mar. 2014 was 1995 (Jun. 2013 ) + 2004 (Sep. 2013 ) + 1980 (Dec. 2013 ) + 2208 (Mar. 2014 ) = $8,187 Mil.

* All numbers are in millions except for per share data and ratio. All numbers are in their own currency.


Explanation

American Express Co's Pretax Margin for the quarter that ended in Mar. 2014 is calculated as

Pretax Margin=Pretax Income/Revenue
=2208/8199
=26.93%

During the past 13 years, American Express Co's highest Pretax Margin was 23.92%. The lowest was 7.57%. And the median was 17.51%.

* All numbers are in millions except for per share data and ratio. All numbers are in their own 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 own currency.

American Express Co Annual Data

Dec04Dec05Dec06Dec07Dec08Dec09Dec10Dec11Dec12Dec13
Pretax Income 4,5904,7255,2345,5803,5812,8415,9646,9566,4517,888

American Express Co Quarterly Data

Dec11Mar12Jun12Sep12Dec12Mar13Jun13Sep13Dec13Mar14
Pretax Income 1,7481,7731,8791,8709291,9091,9952,0041,9802,208
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