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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.

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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.

Cognizant Technology Solutions Corp Annual Data

 Dec07 Dec08 Dec09 Dec10 Dec11 Dec12 Dec13 Dec14 Dec15 Dec16 Pretax Income 414 515 637 879 1,169 1,388 1,688 1,924 2,164 2,357

Cognizant Technology Solutions Corp Quarterly Data

 Sep14 Dec14 Mar15 Jun15 Sep15 Dec15 Mar16 Jun16 Sep16 Dec16 Pretax Income 464 485 511 549 543 561 589 595 613 560
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