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Staples Inc (NAS:SPLS)
Pre-Tax Income
\$-353 Mil (TTM As of Jan. 2017)

Pretax income is the income that a company earns before paying income taxes. Staples Inc's pretax income for the three months ended in Jan. 2017 was \$156 Mil. Its pretax income for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Jan. 2017 was \$-353 Mil. Staples Inc's pretax margin was 5.13%.

During the past 13 years, Staples Inc's highest Pretax Margin was 8.02%. The lowest was -1.93%. And the median was 4.68%.

Definition

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

Staples 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 = -264 + -13 + -81 + 6 + 0 = -352

Staples 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 = 155 + 10 + -10 + 1 + 0 = 156

Staples Inc Pre-Tax Income for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Jan. 2017 was 71 (Apr. 2016 ) + -864 (Jul. 2016 ) + 284 (Oct. 2016 ) + 156 (Jan. 2017 ) = \$-353 Mil.

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

Explanation

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

 Pretax Margin = Pretax Income / Revenue = 156 / 3039 = 5.13%

During the past 13 years, Staples Inc's highest Pretax Margin was 8.02%. The lowest was -1.93%. And the median was 4.68%.

* 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.

Staples Inc Annual Data

 Jan08 Jan09 Jan10 Jan11 Jan12 Jan13 Jan14 Jan15 Jan16 Jan17 Pretax Income 1,554 1,243 1,156 1,367 1,465 265 1,063 253 564 -352

Staples Inc Quarterly Data

 Oct14 Jan15 Apr15 Jul15 Oct15 Jan16 Apr16 Jul16 Oct16 Jan17 Pretax Income 314 -221 84 56 271 153 71 -864 284 156
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