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Royal Dutch Shell PLC (NYSE:RDS.A)
Pre-Tax Income
\$5,606 Mil (TTM As of Dec. 2016)

Pretax income is the income that a company earns before paying income taxes. Royal Dutch Shell PLC's pretax income for the three months ended in Dec. 2016 was \$3,428 Mil. Its pretax income for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Dec. 2016 was \$5,606 Mil. Royal Dutch Shell PLC's pretax margin was 5.11%.

During the past 13 years, Royal Dutch Shell PLC's highest Pretax Margin was 14.22%. The lowest was 0.75%. And the median was 8.36%.

Definition

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

Royal Dutch Shell PLC'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 = 8809 + -4093 + -2007 + 2897 + 0 = 5,606

Royal Dutch Shell PLC'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 = 4543 + -2539 + 81 + 1343 + 0 = 3,428

Royal Dutch Shell PLC Pre-Tax Income for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Dec. 2016 was -642 (Mar. 2016 ) + 961 (Jun. 2016 ) + 1859 (Sep. 2016 ) + 3428 (Dec. 2016 ) = \$5,606 Mil.

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

Explanation

Royal Dutch Shell PLC's Pretax Margin for the quarter that ended in Dec. 2016 is calculated as

 Pretax Margin = Pretax Income / Revenue = 3428 / 67092 = 5.11%

During the past 13 years, Royal Dutch Shell PLC's highest Pretax Margin was 14.22%. The lowest was 0.75%. And the median was 8.36%.

* 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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Historical Data

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

Royal Dutch Shell PLC Annual Data

 Dec07 Dec08 Dec09 Dec10 Dec11 Dec12 Dec13 Dec14 Dec15 Dec16 Pretax Income 50,576 50,820 21,020 35,344 55,543 50,512 33,592 28,314 2,047 5,606

Royal Dutch Shell PLC Quarterly Data

 Sep14 Dec14 Mar15 Jun15 Sep15 Dec15 Mar16 Jun16 Sep16 Dec16 Pretax Income 8,118 2,528 5,839 5,572 -9,123 -241 -642 961 1,859 3,428
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