Pretax rate of return

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Pretax rate of return

Gain on a security before taxes.

Pretax Rate of Return

The rate of return on an investment before capital gains or other taxes. Most of the time, when one sees a calculation of the rate of return it is the pretax rate of return. For a tax-free investment, the pretax and post-tax rates of return are identical.
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The profitable underwriting results have enabled the company to record consecutive years of double-digit pre-tax returns on revenue.
Useful for comparing pre-tax returns of firms with different capital structures EBT 1.
Knowing this distinction will prove essential in realizing the potential high pre-tax returns available in the secondary mortgage market.
It focuses on niche markets with margins of more than 10%, pre-tax returns on capital in excess of 15% and ones that are strongly cash-generative.
It focuses on niche markets with margins of over 10%, pre-tax returns on capital in excess of 15% and ones strongly cash-generative.
If the proposed reforms were adopted, no income generated by any hedge fund, real estate fund, or private equity fund would be subject to the UBIT, and, if the investments are otherwise comparable, the tax-exempt entity would choose among investment options by selecting investments based on pre-tax returns.
Betas are also measured in the standard way, using pre-tax returns.
SRI indicated that nearly 87 percent of Lebanese ICT firms made profits during 2005 and 2006, with 64 percent reporting pre-tax returns on sales.
From the data in Exhibit 1, calculate and rank the 1999 and 2000 pre-tax returns for each fund.
1% and pre-tax returns on average shareholders' equity by 910 basis points to 11.
Pre-tax returns on sales should be 'over four per cent', and Prof Milberg reiterated the official stance that BMW's earnings this year would be higher than the 1997 record, when the firm returned a pounds 797 million pre-tax profit.
Announcing a fall in pre-tax returns from pounds 262million to pounds 257million yesterday, the sweets and soft drinks group said its European chocolate business had faced "challenging" market conditions.