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Discovery Communications Inc (NAS:DISCK)
Pre-Tax Income
$1,671 Mil (TTM As of Dec. 2016)

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. 2016 was $460 Mil. Its pretax income for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Dec. 2016 was $1,671 Mil. Discovery Communications Inc's pretax margin was 27.51%.

During the past 13 years, Discovery Communications Inc's highest Pretax Margin was 186.84%. The lowest was 21.90%. And the median was 28.61%.


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. 2016 is calculated as

Pretax Income=Operating Income+Non-Recurring Items+Interest Expense+Interest Income+Other
=2058+-34+-353+0+0
=1,671

Discovery Communications Inc'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
=525+21+-86+0+0
=460

Discovery Communications Inc Pre-Tax Income for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Dec. 2016 was 380 (Mar. 2016 ) + 510 (Jun. 2016 ) + 321 (Sep. 2016 ) + 460 (Dec. 2016 ) = $1,671 Mil.

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


Explanation

Discovery Communications Inc's Pretax Margin for the quarter that ended in Dec. 2016 is calculated as

Pretax Margin=Pretax Income/Revenue
=460/1672
=27.51%

During the past 13 years, Discovery Communications Inc's highest Pretax Margin was 186.84%. The lowest was 21.90%. And the median was 28.61%.

* 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.

Discovery Communications Inc Annual Data

Dec07Dec08Dec09Dec10Dec11Dec12Dec13Dec14Dec15Dec16
Pretax Income 1427541,0319351,5591,5181,7361,7471,5591,671

Discovery Communications Inc Quarterly Data

Sep14Dec14Mar15Jun15Sep15Dec15Mar16Jun16Sep16Dec16
Pretax Income 442364375428413343380510321460
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