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The Western Union Co (NYSE:WU)
Pre-Tax Income
$337 Mil (TTM As of Mar. 2017)

Pretax income is the income that a company earns before paying income taxes. The Western Union Co's pretax income for the three months ended in Mar. 2017 was $213 Mil. Its pretax income for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Mar. 2017 was $337 Mil. The Western Union Co's pretax margin was 16.36%.

During the past 13 years, The Western Union Co's highest Pretax Margin was 24.95%. The lowest was 6.21%. And the median was 21.34%.


Definition

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

The Western Union Co'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
=483.7+7+-152.5+3.5+0
=342

The Western Union Co'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
=239.5+3.8+-31.3+1.1+0
=213

The Western Union Co Pre-Tax Income for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Mar. 2017 was 222.5 (Jun. 2016 ) + 240 (Sep. 2016 ) + -338.3 (Dec. 2016 ) + 213.1 (Mar. 2017 ) = $337 Mil.

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


Explanation

The Western Union Co's Pretax Margin for the quarter that ended in Mar. 2017 is calculated as

Pretax Margin=Pretax Income/Revenue
=213.1/1302.4
=16.36%

During the past 13 years, The Western Union Co's highest Pretax Margin was 24.95%. The lowest was 6.21%. And the median was 21.34%.

* 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.

The Western Union Co Annual Data

Dec07Dec08Dec09Dec10Dec11Dec12Dec13Dec14Dec15Dec16
Pretax Income 1,2221,2391,1321,1451,2751,169927968942342

The Western Union Co Quarterly Data

Dec14Mar15Jun15Sep15Dec15Mar16Jun16Sep16Dec16Mar17
Pretax Income 236233207265237218223240-338213
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