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Cognizant Technology Solutions Corp (NAS:CTSH)
Pre-Tax Income
$2,357 Mil (TTM As of Dec. 2016)

Pretax income is the income that a company earns before paying income taxes. Cognizant Technology Solutions Corp's pretax income for the three months ended in Dec. 2016 was $560 Mil. Its pretax income for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Dec. 2016 was $2,357 Mil. Cognizant Technology Solutions Corp's pretax margin was 16.19%.

During the past 13 years, Cognizant Technology Solutions Corp's highest Pretax Margin was 19.43%. The lowest was 17.43%. And the median was 18.99%.


Definition

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

Cognizant Technology Solutions Corp's Pretax Income for the fiscal year that ended in Dec. 2016 is calculated as

Pretax Income=Operating Income+Non-Recurring Items+Interest Expense+Interest Income+Other
=2289+-28+-19+115+0
=2,357

Cognizant Technology Solutions Corp'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
=560.7+-25.5+-4.4+29.6+-1.13686837722E-13
=560

Cognizant Technology Solutions Corp Pre-Tax Income for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Dec. 2016 was 589.1 (Mar. 2016 ) + 594.6 (Jun. 2016 ) + 612.9 (Sep. 2016 ) + 560.4 (Dec. 2016 ) = $2,357 Mil.

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


Explanation

Cognizant Technology Solutions Corp's Pretax Margin for the quarter that ended in Dec. 2016 is calculated as

Pretax Margin=Pretax Income/Revenue
=560.4/3461.9
=16.19%

During the past 13 years, Cognizant Technology Solutions Corp's highest Pretax Margin was 19.43%. The lowest was 17.43%. And the median was 18.99%.

* 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.

Cognizant Technology Solutions Corp Annual Data

Dec07Dec08Dec09Dec10Dec11Dec12Dec13Dec14Dec15Dec16
Pretax Income 4145156378791,1691,3881,6881,9242,1642,357

Cognizant Technology Solutions Corp Quarterly Data

Sep14Dec14Mar15Jun15Sep15Dec15Mar16Jun16Sep16Dec16
Pretax Income 464485511549543561589595613560
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