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AGCO Corp (NYSE:AGCO)
Research and Development
$324 Mil (TTM As of Mar. 2015)

This is the expense the company spent on research and development. AGCO Corp's research and development for the three months ended in Mar. 2015 was $69 Mil. Its research and development for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Mar. 2015 was $324 Mil.


Definition

This is the expense the company spent on research and development.

AGCO Corp Research & Development for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Mar. 2015 was 92.5 (Jun. 2014 ) + 78.2 (Sep. 2014 ) + 84.1 (Dec. 2014 ) + 68.8 (Mar. 2015 ) = $324 Mil.

* All numbers are in millions except for per share data and ratio. All numbers are in their own currency.


Explanation

If competitive advantage is created by a patent or tech advantage, at some point it will disappear.

High R&D usually dictates high SG&A which threatens the competitive advantage.


Related Terms

Gross Profit


Historical Data

* All numbers are in millions except for per share data and ratio. All numbers are in their own currency.

AGCO Corp Annual Data

Dec05Dec06Dec07Dec08Dec09Dec10Dec11Dec12Dec13Dec14
Research & Development 0128155195192220276317353337

AGCO Corp Quarterly Data

Dec12Mar13Jun13Sep13Dec13Mar14Jun14Sep14Dec14Mar15
Research & Development 90889187878293788469
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