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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.


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.

BHP Billiton Ltd Annual Data

Jun07Jun08Jun09Jun10Jun11Jun12Jun13Jun14Jun15Jun16
Pretax Income 19,21223,48311,61719,57231,25523,93220,82821,7358,056-7,259

BHP Billiton Ltd Semi-Annual Data

Jun12Dec12Jun13Dec13Jun14Dec14Jun15Dec15Jun16Dec16
Pretax Income 8,4627,45413,37412,4059,3307,696360-7,4592005,480
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