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Discovery Communications Inc (NAS:DISCK)
Pretax Income
$1,736 Mil (TTM As of Dec. 2013)

Pretax income is the income that a company earns before paying income taxes. Discovery Communications Inc's pretax income for the three months ended in Dec. 2013 was $459 Mil. Its pretax income for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Dec. 2013 was $1,736 Mil. Discovery Communications Inc's pretax margin was 29.86%.

During the past 13 years, Discovery Communications Inc's highest Pretax Margin was 186.84%. The lowest was -6.81%. And the median was 25.69%.


Definition

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

Discovery Communications Inc's Pretax Income for the fiscal year that ended in Dec. 2013 is calculated as

Pretax Income=Operating Income+Non-Recurring Items+Interest Expense+Interest Income+Other
=1998+44+-306+0+0
=1,736

Discovery Communications Inc'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
=521+16+-78+0+0
=459

Discovery Communications Inc Pre-Tax Income for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Dec. 2013 was 377 (Mar. 2013 ) + 481 (Jun. 2013 ) + 419 (Sep. 2013 ) + 459 (Dec. 2013 ) = $1,736 Mil.

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


Explanation

Discovery Communications Inc's Pretax Margin for the quarter that ended in Dec. 2013 is calculated as

Pretax Margin=Pretax Income/Revenue
=459/1537
=29.86%

During the past 13 years, Discovery Communications Inc's highest Pretax Margin was 186.84%. The lowest was -6.81%. And the median was 25.69%.

* 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.

Discovery Communications Inc Annual Data

Dec04Dec05Dec06Dec07Dec08Dec09Dec10Dec11Dec12Dec13
Pretax Income 10182-21427541,0399521,5631,5181,736

Discovery Communications Inc Quarterly Data

Sep11Dec11Mar12Jun12Sep12Dec12Mar13Jun13Sep13Dec13
Pretax Income 367346343421349405377481419459
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