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Dow Chemical Co (NYSE:DOW)
Pre-Tax Income
$4,413 Mil (TTM As of Dec. 2016)

Pretax income is the income that a company earns before paying income taxes. Dow Chemical Co's pretax income for the three months ended in Dec. 2016 was $-198 Mil. Its pretax income for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Dec. 2016 was $4,413 Mil. Dow Chemical Co's pretax margin was -1.52%.

During the past 13 years, Dow Chemical Co's highest Pretax Margin was 20.36%. The lowest was 1.05%. And the median was 6.95%.


Definition

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

Dow Chemical Co'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
=5085+79+-858+107+0
=4,413

Dow Chemical Co'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
=953+-965+-229+43+0
=-198

Dow Chemical Co Pre-Tax Income for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Dec. 2016 was 165 (Mar. 2016 ) + 3357 (Jun. 2016 ) + 1089 (Sep. 2016 ) + -198 (Dec. 2016 ) = $4,413 Mil.

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


Explanation

Dow Chemical Co's Pretax Margin for the quarter that ended in Dec. 2016 is calculated as

Pretax Margin=Pretax Income/Revenue
=-198/13020
=-1.52%

During the past 13 years, Dow Chemical Co's highest Pretax Margin was 20.36%. The lowest was 1.05%. And the median was 6.95%.

* 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.

Dow Chemical Co Annual Data

Dec07Dec08Dec09Dec10Dec11Dec12Dec13Dec14Dec15Dec16
Pretax Income 4,2291,3214692,8023,6011,6656,8045,2659,9304,413

Dow Chemical Co Quarterly Data

Sep14Dec14Mar15Jun15Sep15Dec15Mar16Jun16Sep16Dec16
Pretax Income 1,3421,1182,2051,5142,0634,1481653,3571,089-198
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