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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.


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.

Staples Inc Annual Data

Jan08Jan09Jan10Jan11Jan12Jan13Jan14Jan15Jan16Jan17
Pretax Income 1,5541,2431,1561,3671,4652651,063253564-352

Staples Inc Quarterly Data

Oct14Jan15Apr15Jul15Oct15Jan16Apr16Jul16Oct16Jan17
Pretax Income 314-221845627115371-864284156
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