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American Express Co (NYSE:AXP)
Pretax Income
$8,991 Mil (TTM As of Dec. 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 Dec. 2014 was $2,225 Mil. Its pretax income for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Dec. 2014 was $8,991 Mil. American Express Co's pretax margin was 24.43%.

During the past 13 years, American Express Co's highest Pretax Margin was 26.22%. The lowest was 7.57%. And the median was 17.57%.


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. 2014 is calculated as

Pretax Income=Operating Income+Other
=8991+0
=8,991

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

Pretax Income=Operating Income+Other
=2225+0
=2,225

American Express Co Pre-Tax Income for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Dec. 2014 was 2208 (Mar. 2014 ) + 2312 (Jun. 2014 ) + 2246 (Sep. 2014 ) + 2225 (Dec. 2014 ) = $8,991 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 Dec. 2014 is calculated as

Pretax Margin=Pretax Income/Revenue
=2225/9107
=24.43%

During the past 13 years, American Express Co's highest Pretax Margin was 26.22%. The lowest was 7.57%. And the median was 17.57%.

* 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

Dec05Dec06Dec07Dec08Dec09Dec10Dec11Dec12Dec13Dec14
Pretax Income 4,7255,2345,5803,5812,8415,9646,9566,4517,8888,991

American Express Co Quarterly Data

Dec12Mar13Jun13Sep13Dec13Mar14Jun14Sep14Dec14Mar15
Pretax Income 9291,9091,9952,0041,9802,2082,3122,2462,2252,316
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