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Alexion Pharmaceuticals Inc (NAS:ALXN)
Pre-Tax Income
$626 Mil (TTM As of Mar. 2017)

Pretax income is the income that a company earns before paying income taxes. Alexion Pharmaceuticals Inc's pretax income for the three months ended in Mar. 2017 was $194 Mil. Its pretax income for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Mar. 2017 was $626 Mil. Alexion Pharmaceuticals Inc's pretax margin was 22.30%.

During the past 13 years, Alexion Pharmaceuticals Inc's highest Pretax Margin was 39.03%. The lowest was -129.14%. And the median was 24.55%.


Definition

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

Alexion Pharmaceuticals 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
=667+-5+-97+11+0
=576

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

Pretax Income=Operating Income+Non-Recurring Items+Interest Expense+Interest Income+Other
=212+2+-24+4+0
=194

Alexion Pharmaceuticals Inc Pre-Tax Income for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Mar. 2017 was 169.965 (Jun. 2016 ) + 158.114 (Sep. 2016 ) + 104.323 (Dec. 2016 ) + 194 (Mar. 2017 ) = $626 Mil.

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


Explanation

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

Pretax Margin=Pretax Income/Revenue
=194/870
=22.30%

During the past 13 years, Alexion Pharmaceuticals Inc's highest Pretax Margin was 39.03%. The lowest was -129.14%. And the median was 24.55%.

* 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.

Alexion Pharmaceuticals Inc Annual Data

Dec07Dec08Dec09Dec10Dec11Dec12Dec13Dec14Dec15Dec16
Pretax Income -933583149230398526872498576

Alexion Pharmaceuticals Inc Quarterly Data

Dec14Mar15Jun15Sep15Dec15Mar16Jun16Sep16Dec16Mar17
Pretax Income 20510717713974143170158104194
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