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Lowe's Companies Inc (NYSE:LOW)
Pre-Tax Income
$5,201 Mil (TTM As of Jan. 2017)

Pretax income is the income that a company earns before paying income taxes. Lowe's Companies Inc's pretax income for the three months ended in Jan. 2017 was $1,110 Mil. Its pretax income for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Jan. 2017 was $5,201 Mil. Lowe's Companies Inc's pretax margin was 7.03%.

During the past 13 years, Lowe's Companies Inc's highest Pretax Margin was 9.34%. The lowest was 5.79%. And the median was 7.08%.


Definition

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

Lowe's Companies Inc's Pretax Income for the fiscal year that ended in Jan. 2017 is calculated as

Pretax Income=Operating Income+Non-Recurring Items+Interest Expense+Interest Income+Other
=5846+0+-657+12+0
=5,201

Lowe's Companies Inc's Pretax Income for the quarter that ended in Jan. 2017 is calculated as

Pretax Income=Operating Income+Non-Recurring Items+Interest Expense+Interest Income+Other
=1269+0+-161+2+0
=1,110

Lowe's Companies Inc Pre-Tax Income for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Jan. 2017 was 1430 (Apr. 2016 ) + 1885 (Jul. 2016 ) + 776 (Oct. 2016 ) + 1110 (Jan. 2017 ) = $5,201 Mil.

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


Explanation

Lowe's Companies Inc's Pretax Margin for the quarter that ended in Jan. 2017 is calculated as

Pretax Margin=Pretax Income/Revenue
=1110/15784
=7.03%

During the past 13 years, Lowe's Companies Inc's highest Pretax Margin was 9.34%. The lowest was 5.79%. And the median was 7.08%.

* 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.

Lowe's Companies Inc Annual Data

Jan08Jan09Jan10Jan11Jan12Jan13Jan14Jan15Jan16Jan17
Pretax Income 4,5113,5062,8253,2282,9063,1373,6734,2764,4195,201

Lowe's Companies Inc Quarterly Data

Oct14Jan15Apr15Jul15Oct15Jan16Apr16Jul16Oct16Jan17
Pretax Income 9546871,0981,8391,1872951,4301,8857761,110
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