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This is the expense the company spent on research and development. Alkermes PLC's research and development for the three months ended in Jun. 2015 was $87.9 Mil. Its research and development for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Jun. 2015 was $310.9 Mil.
This is the expense the company spent on research and development.
Alkermes PLC Research & Development for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Jun. 2015 was 78.263 (Sep. 2014 ) + 74.433 (Dec. 2014 ) + 70.278 (Mar. 2015 ) + 87.882 (Jun. 2015 ) = $310.9 Mil.
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.
Alkermes PLC Annual Data
|Research & Development||91.6||89.1||117.3||125.3||89.5||95.4||97.2||141.9||140.0||272.0|
Alkermes PLC Quarterly Data
|Research & Development||35.8||33.5||45.9||0.0||52.1||67.2||78.3||74.4||70.3||87.9|