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Pre-Tax Income
\$312 Mil (TTM As of Dec. 2016)

Pretax income is the income that a company earns before paying income taxes. Lamar Advertising Co's pretax income for the three months ended in Dec. 2016 was \$84 Mil. Its pretax income for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Dec. 2016 was \$312 Mil. Lamar Advertising Co's pretax margin was 21.76%.

During the past 13 years, Lamar Advertising Co's highest Pretax Margin was 21.03%. The lowest was -8.91%. And the median was 3.22%.

Definition

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

Lamar Advertising 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 = 439.045 + -3.198 + -123.688 + 0.006 + 0 = 312

Lamar Advertising 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 = 115.37 + 0 + -31.219 + 0 + -1.42108547152E-14 = 84

Lamar Advertising Co Pre-Tax Income for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Dec. 2016 was 53.621 (Mar. 2016 ) + 85.719 (Jun. 2016 ) + 88.674 (Sep. 2016 ) + 84.151 (Dec. 2016 ) = \$312 Mil.

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

Explanation

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

 Pretax Margin = Pretax Income / Revenue = 84.151 / 386.717 = 21.76%

During the past 13 years, Lamar Advertising Co's highest Pretax Margin was 21.03%. The lowest was -8.91%. And the median was 3.22%.

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