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Berkshire Hathaway Inc (NYSE:BRK.A)
Pre-Tax Income
$32,899 Mil (TTM As of Mar. 2017)

Pretax income is the income that a company earns before paying income taxes. Berkshire Hathaway Inc's pretax income for the three months ended in Mar. 2017 was $5,688 Mil. Its pretax income for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Mar. 2017 was $32,899 Mil. Berkshire Hathaway Inc's pretax margin was 8.73%.

During the past 13 years, Berkshire Hathaway Inc's highest Pretax Margin was 17.05%. The lowest was 7.03%. And the median was 14.22%.


Definition

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

Berkshire Hathaway Inc's Pretax Income for the fiscal year that ended in Dec. 2016 is calculated as

Pretax Income=Operating Income+Other
=32744+923
=33,667

Berkshire Hathaway Inc's Pretax Income for the quarter that ended in Mar. 2017 is calculated as

Pretax Income=Operating Income+Other
=5449+239
=5,688

Berkshire Hathaway Inc Pre-Tax Income for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Mar. 2017 was 7372 (Jun. 2016 ) + 10525 (Sep. 2016 ) + 9314 (Dec. 2016 ) + 5688 (Mar. 2017 ) = $32,899 Mil.

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


Explanation

Berkshire Hathaway Inc's Pretax Margin for the quarter that ended in Mar. 2017 is calculated as

Pretax Margin=Pretax Income/Revenue
=5688/65187
=8.73%

During the past 13 years, Berkshire Hathaway Inc's highest Pretax Margin was 17.05%. The lowest was 7.03%. And the median was 14.22%.

* 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.

Berkshire Hathaway Inc Annual Data

Dec07Dec08Dec09Dec10Dec11Dec12Dec13Dec14Dec15Dec16
Pretax Income 20,1617,57411,55219,05115,31422,23628,79628,10534,94633,667

Berkshire Hathaway Inc Quarterly Data

Dec14Mar15Jun15Sep15Dec15Mar16Jun16Sep16Dec16Mar17
Pretax Income 5,8417,6475,84614,0727,3816,4567,37210,5259,3145,688
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