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VIVUS Inc (NAS:VVUS)
Pre-Tax Income
\$23.4 Mil (TTM As of Dec. 2016)

Pretax income is the income that a company earns before paying income taxes. VIVUS Inc's pretax income for the three months ended in Dec. 2016 was \$56.6 Mil. Its pretax income for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Dec. 2016 was \$23.4 Mil. VIVUS Inc's pretax margin was 69.21%.

During the past 13 years, VIVUS Inc's highest Pretax Margin was 18.81%. The lowest was -6943.64%. And the median was -85.25%.

Definition

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

VIVUS Inc'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 = 55.685 + 0.575 + -32.888 + 0 + -3.5527136788E-15 = 23.4

VIVUS Inc'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 = 64.723 + 0.575 + -8.679 + 0 + 0 = 56.6

VIVUS Inc Pre-Tax Income for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Dec. 2016 was -12.692 (Mar. 2016 ) + -11.394 (Jun. 2016 ) + -9.161 (Sep. 2016 ) + 56.619 (Dec. 2016 ) = \$23.4 Mil.

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

Explanation

VIVUS Inc's Pretax Margin for the quarter that ended in Dec. 2016 is calculated as

 Pretax Margin = Pretax Income / Revenue = 56.619 / 81.805 = 69.21%

During the past 13 years, VIVUS Inc's highest Pretax Margin was 18.81%. The lowest was -6943.64%. And the median was -85.25%.

* 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.

VIVUS Inc Annual Data

 Dec07 Dec08 Dec09 Dec10 Dec11 Dec12 Dec13 Dec14 Dec15 Dec16 Pretax Income 2.7 -9.9 -55.8 -75.4 -46.8 -139.7 -174.8 -83.3 -93.1 23.4

VIVUS Inc Quarterly Data

 Sep14 Dec14 Mar15 Jun15 Sep15 Dec15 Mar16 Jun16 Sep16 Dec16 Pretax Income -16.0 -25.4 -15.5 -49.3 -16.1 -12.2 -12.7 -11.4 -9.2 56.6
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