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Norfolk Southern Corp (NYSE:NSC)
Pre-Tax Income
$2,637 Mil (TTM As of Mar. 2017)

Pretax income is the income that a company earns before paying income taxes. Norfolk Southern Corp's pretax income for the three months ended in Mar. 2017 was $655 Mil. Its pretax income for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Mar. 2017 was $2,637 Mil. Norfolk Southern Corp's pretax margin was 25.44%.

During the past 13 years, Norfolk Southern Corp's highest Pretax Margin was 26.96%. The lowest was 20.35%. And the median was 25.39%.


Definition

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

Norfolk Southern Corp'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
=3074+61+-563+10+0
=2,582

Norfolk Southern Corp'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
=773+24+-142+0+0
=655

Norfolk Southern Corp Pre-Tax Income for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Mar. 2017 was 636 (Jun. 2016 ) + 705 (Sep. 2016 ) + 641 (Dec. 2016 ) + 655 (Mar. 2017 ) = $2,637 Mil.

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


Explanation

Norfolk Southern Corp's Pretax Margin for the quarter that ended in Mar. 2017 is calculated as

Pretax Margin=Pretax Income/Revenue
=655/2575
=25.44%

During the past 13 years, Norfolk Southern Corp's highest Pretax Margin was 26.96%. The lowest was 20.35%. And the median was 25.39%.

* 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.

Norfolk Southern Corp Annual Data

Dec07Dec08Dec09Dec10Dec11Dec12Dec13Dec14Dec15Dec16
Pretax Income 2,2372,7501,6222,3672,9182,7582,9653,1342,4422,582

Norfolk Southern Corp Quarterly Data

Dec14Mar15Jun15Sep15Dec15Mar16Jun16Sep16Dec16Mar17
Pretax Income 790495699724524600636705641655
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