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BHP Billiton Ltd (NYSE:BHP)
Pretax Income
$17,872 Mil (TTM As of Dec. 2013)

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. 2013 was $12,405 Mil. Its pretax income for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Dec. 2013 was $17,872 Mil. BHP Billiton Ltd's pretax margin was 36.54%.

During the past 13 years, BHP Billiton Ltd's highest Pretax Margin was 43.57%. The lowest was -11.15%. And the median was 19.09%.


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. 2013 is calculated as

Pretax Income=Operating Income+Non-Recurring Items+Interest Expense+Interest Income+Other
=19225+-672+-758+77+0
=17,872

BHP Billiton Ltd's Pretax Income for the quarter that ended in Dec. 2013 is calculated as

Pretax Income=Operating Income+Non-Recurring Items+Interest Expense+Interest Income+Other
=12933+-320+-269+61+0
=12,405

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. 2013 was $17,872 Mil.

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


Explanation

BHP Billiton Ltd's Pretax Margin for the quarter that ended in Dec. 2013 is calculated as

Pretax Margin=Pretax Income/Revenue
=12405/33948
=36.54%

During the past 13 years, BHP Billiton Ltd's highest Pretax Margin was 43.57%. The lowest was -11.15%. And the median was 19.09%.

* 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.

BHP Billiton Ltd Annual Data

Jun04Jun05Jun06Jun07Jun08Jun09Jun10Jun11Jun12Jun13
Pretax Income 4,3698,94015,11619,21223,48311,61719,57231,25523,02217,872

BHP Billiton Ltd Semi-Annual Data

Jun09Dec09Jun10Dec10Jun11Dec11Jun12Dec12Jun13Dec13
Pretax Income 4,7258,88810,68414,14417,11115,4707,5527,45410,41812,405
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