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American Express Co (NYSE:AXP)
Pretax Income
$7,938 Mil (TTM As of Sep. 2016)

Pretax income is the income that a company earns before paying income taxes. American Express Co's pretax income for the six months ended in Sep. 2016 was $1,735 Mil. Its pretax income for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Sep. 2016 was $7,938 Mil. American Express Co's pretax margin was 22.32%.

During the past 13 years, American Express Co's highest Pretax Margin was 26.30%. The lowest was 11.59%. And the median was 21.35%.


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. 2015 is calculated as

Pretax Income=Operating Income+Other
=7938+0
=7,938

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

Pretax Income=Operating Income+Other
=1735+0
=1,735

For company reported semi-annually, GuruFocus uses latest annual data as the TTM data. American Express Co Pre-Tax Income for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Sep. 2016 was $7,938 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 Sep. 2016 is calculated as

Pretax Margin=Pretax Income/Revenue
=1735/7774
=22.32%

During the past 13 years, American Express Co's highest Pretax Margin was 26.30%. The lowest was 11.59%. And the median was 21.35%.

* 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

Dec06Dec07Dec08Dec09Dec10Dec11Dec12Dec13Dec14Dec15
Pretax Income 5,2345,5803,5812,8415,9646,9566,4517,8888,9917,938

American Express Co Semi-Annual Data

Jun14Sep14Dec14Mar15Jun15Sep15Dec15Mar16Jun16Sep16
Pretax Income 2,3122,2462,2252,3162,2301,9381,4542,1843,0161,735
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