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Mastercard Inc (NYSE:MA)
Pre-Tax Income
$5,787 Mil (TTM As of Mar. 2017)

Pretax income is the income that a company earns before paying income taxes. Mastercard Inc's pretax income for the three months ended in Mar. 2017 was $1,478 Mil. Its pretax income for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Mar. 2017 was $5,787 Mil. Mastercard Inc's pretax margin was 54.06%.

During the past 13 years, Mastercard Inc's highest Pretax Margin was 54.14%. The lowest was -7.68%. And the median was 50.53%.


Definition

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

Mastercard 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
=5761+-20+-95+0+0
=5,646

Mastercard 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
=1506+11+-39+0+0
=1,478

Mastercard Inc Pre-Tax Income for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Mar. 2017 was 1365 (Jun. 2016 ) + 1633 (Sep. 2016 ) + 1311 (Dec. 2016 ) + 1478 (Mar. 2017 ) = $5,787 Mil.

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


Explanation

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

Pretax Margin=Pretax Income/Revenue
=1478/2734
=54.06%

During the past 13 years, Mastercard Inc's highest Pretax Margin was 54.14%. The lowest was -7.68%. And the median was 50.53%.

* 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.

Mastercard Inc Annual Data

Dec07Dec08Dec09Dec10Dec11Dec12Dec13Dec14Dec15Dec16
Pretax Income 1,671-3832,2182,7572,7483,9334,5005,0794,9585,646

Mastercard Inc Quarterly Data

Dec14Mar15Jun15Sep15Dec15Mar16Jun16Sep16Dec16Mar17
Pretax Income 1,0071,3401,2411,3521,0251,3371,3651,6331,3111,478
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