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Wal-Mart Stores Inc (NYSE:WMT)
Pre-Tax Income
$20,457 Mil (TTM As of Apr. 2017)

Pretax income is the income that a company earns before paying income taxes. Wal-Mart Stores Inc's pretax income for the three months ended in Apr. 2017 was $4,674 Mil. Its pretax income for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Apr. 2017 was $20,457 Mil. Wal-Mart Stores Inc's pretax margin was 3.98%.

During the past 13 years, Wal-Mart Stores Inc's highest Pretax Margin was 5.58%. The lowest was 4.22%. And the median was 5.26%.


Definition

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

Wal-Mart Stores 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
=22764+0+-2367+100+0
=20,497

Wal-Mart Stores Inc's Pretax Income for the quarter that ended in Apr. 2017 is calculated as

Pretax Income=Operating Income+Non-Recurring Items+Interest Expense+Interest Income+Other
=5237+0+-598+35+0
=4,674

Wal-Mart Stores Inc Pre-Tax Income for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Apr. 2017 was 5599 (Jul. 2016 ) + 4534 (Oct. 2016 ) + 5650 (Jan. 2017 ) + 4674 (Apr. 2017 ) = $20,457 Mil.

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


Explanation

Wal-Mart Stores Inc's Pretax Margin for the quarter that ended in Apr. 2017 is calculated as

Pretax Margin=Pretax Income/Revenue
=4674/117542
=3.98%

During the past 13 years, Wal-Mart Stores Inc's highest Pretax Margin was 5.58%. The lowest was 4.22%. And the median was 5.26%.

* 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.

Wal-Mart Stores Inc Annual Data

Jan08Jan09Jan10Jan11Jan12Jan13Jan14Jan15Jan16Jan17
Pretax Income 20,15820,89822,11823,53824,33225,66224,65624,79921,63820,497

Wal-Mart Stores Inc Quarterly Data

Jan15Apr15Jul15Oct15Jan16Apr16Jul16Oct16Jan17Apr17
Pretax Income 7,3634,8565,5265,1626,0944,7145,5994,5345,6504,674
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