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The Western Union Co (NYSE:WU)
Pre-Tax Income
\$342 Mil (TTM As of Dec. 2016)

Pretax income is the income that a company earns before paying income taxes. The Western Union Co's pretax income for the three months ended in Dec. 2016 was \$-338 Mil. Its pretax income for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Dec. 2016 was \$342 Mil. The Western Union Co's pretax margin was -24.66%.

During the past 13 years, The Western Union Co's highest Pretax Margin was 24.95%. The lowest was 6.30%. And the median was 21.34%.

Definition

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

The Western Union Co'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 = 483.7 + 7 + -152.5 + 3.5 + 0 = 342

The Western Union Co'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 = -313.5 + 4 + -29.6 + 0.8 + 0 = -338

The Western Union Co Pre-Tax Income for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Dec. 2016 was 217.5 (Mar. 2016 ) + 222.5 (Jun. 2016 ) + 240 (Sep. 2016 ) + -338.3 (Dec. 2016 ) = \$342 Mil.

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

Explanation

The Western Union Co's Pretax Margin for the quarter that ended in Dec. 2016 is calculated as

 Pretax Margin = Pretax Income / Revenue = -338.3 / 1371.7 = -24.66%

During the past 13 years, The Western Union Co's highest Pretax Margin was 24.95%. The lowest was 6.30%. And the median was 21.34%.

* 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.

The Western Union Co Annual Data

 Dec07 Dec08 Dec09 Dec10 Dec11 Dec12 Dec13 Dec14 Dec15 Dec16 Pretax Income 1,222 1,239 1,132 1,145 1,275 1,169 927 968 942 342

The Western Union Co Quarterly Data

 Sep14 Dec14 Mar15 Jun15 Sep15 Dec15 Mar16 Jun16 Sep16 Dec16 Pretax Income 273 236 233 207 265 237 218 223 240 -338
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