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Lowe's Companies Inc (NYSE:LOW)
Pretax Income
$4,386 Mil (TTM As of Oct. 2016)

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 Oct. 2016 was $776 Mil. Its pretax income for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Oct. 2016 was $4,386 Mil. Lowe's Companies Inc's pretax margin was 4.93%.

During the past 13 years, Lowe's Companies Inc's highest Pretax Margin was 10.65%. 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. 2016 is calculated as

Pretax Income=Operating Income+Non-Recurring Items+Interest Expense+Interest Income+Other
=4971+0+-557+5+0
=4,419

Lowe's Companies Inc's Pretax Income for the quarter that ended in Oct. 2016 is calculated as

Pretax Income=Operating Income+Non-Recurring Items+Interest Expense+Interest Income+Other
=939+0+-167+4+0
=776

Lowe's Companies Inc Pre-Tax Income for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Oct. 2016 was 295 (Jan. 2016 ) + 1430 (Apr. 2016 ) + 1885 (Jul. 2016 ) + 776 (Oct. 2016 ) = $4,386 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 Oct. 2016 is calculated as

Pretax Margin=Pretax Income/Revenue
=776/15739
=4.93%

During the past 13 years, Lowe's Companies Inc's highest Pretax Margin was 10.65%. 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

Jan07Jan08Jan09Jan10Jan11Jan12Jan13Jan14Jan15Jan16
Pretax Income 4,9984,5113,5062,8253,2282,9063,1373,6734,2764,419

Lowe's Companies Inc Quarterly Data

Jul14Oct14Jan15Apr15Jul15Oct15Jan16Apr16Jul16Oct16
Pretax Income 1,6939546871,0981,8391,1872951,4301,885776
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