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American Express Co (NYSE:AXP)
Pretax Income
$8,096 Mil (TTM As of Dec. 2016)

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. 2016 was $1,161 Mil. Its pretax income for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Dec. 2016 was $8,096 Mil. American Express Co's pretax margin was 14.47%.

During the past 13 years, American Express Co's highest Pretax Margin was 26.30%. The lowest was 11.59%. And the median was 22.42%.


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. 2016 is calculated as

Pretax Income=Operating Income+Other
=8096+0
=8,096

American Express Co's Pretax Income for the quarter that ended in Dec. 2016 is calculated as

Pretax Income=Operating Income+Other
=1161+0
=1,161

American Express Co Pre-Tax Income for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Dec. 2016 was 2184 (Mar. 2016 ) + 3016 (Jun. 2016 ) + 1735 (Sep. 2016 ) + 1161 (Dec. 2016 ) = $8,096 Mil.

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


Explanation

American Express Co's Pretax Margin for the quarter that ended in Dec. 2016 is calculated as

Pretax Margin=Pretax Income/Revenue
=1161/8022
=14.47%

During the past 13 years, American Express Co's highest Pretax Margin was 26.30%. The lowest was 11.59%. And the median was 22.42%.

* 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.

American Express Co Annual Data

Dec07Dec08Dec09Dec10Dec11Dec12Dec13Dec14Dec15Dec16
Pretax Income 5,5803,5812,8415,9646,9566,4517,8888,9917,9388,096

American Express Co Quarterly Data

Sep14Dec14Mar15Jun15Sep15Dec15Mar16Jun16Sep16Dec16
Pretax Income 2,2462,2252,3162,2301,9381,4542,1843,0161,7351,161
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