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BHP Billiton Ltd (NYSE:BHP)
Pre-Tax Income
\$-7,259 Mil (TTM As of Dec. 2016)

Pretax income is the income that a company earns before paying income taxes. BHP Billiton Ltd's pretax income for the six months ended in Dec. 2016 was \$5,480 Mil. Its pretax income for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Dec. 2016 was \$-7,259 Mil. BHP Billiton Ltd's pretax margin was 29.16%.

During the past 13 years, BHP Billiton Ltd's highest Pretax Margin was 43.57%. The lowest was -23.48%. And the median was 37.68%.

Definition

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

BHP Billiton Ltd's Pretax Income for the fiscal year that ended in Jun. 2016 is calculated as

 Pretax Income = Operating Income + Non-Recurring Items + Interest Expense + Interest Income + Other = -6235 + -313 + -848 + 137 + 0 = -7,259

BHP Billiton Ltd's Pretax Income for the quarter that ended in Dec. 2016 is calculated as

 Pretax Income = Operating Income + Non-Recurring Items + Interest Expense + Interest Income + Other = 6057 + -134 + -505 + 62 + 0 = 5,480

For company reported semi-annually, GuruFocus uses latest annual data as the TTM data. BHP Billiton Ltd Pre-Tax Income for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Dec. 2016 was \$-7,259 Mil.

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

Explanation

BHP Billiton Ltd's Pretax Margin for the quarter that ended in Dec. 2016 is calculated as

 Pretax Margin = Pretax Income / Revenue = 5480 / 18796 = 29.16%

During the past 13 years, BHP Billiton Ltd's highest Pretax Margin was 43.57%. The lowest was -23.48%. And the median was 37.68%.

* 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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Historical Data

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

BHP Billiton Ltd Annual Data

 Jun07 Jun08 Jun09 Jun10 Jun11 Jun12 Jun13 Jun14 Jun15 Jun16 Pretax Income 19,212 23,483 11,617 19,572 31,255 23,932 20,828 21,735 8,056 -7,259

BHP Billiton Ltd Semi-Annual Data

 Jun12 Dec12 Jun13 Dec13 Jun14 Dec14 Jun15 Dec15 Jun16 Dec16 Pretax Income 8,462 7,454 13,374 12,405 9,330 7,696 360 -7,459 200 5,480
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