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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 Dec. 2014 was $74.4 Mil. Its research and development for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Dec. 2014 was $272.0 Mil.
This is the expense the company spent on research and development.
Alkermes PLC Research & Development for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Dec. 2014 was 52.14 (Mar. 2014 ) + 67.207 (Jun. 2014 ) + 78.263 (Sep. 2014 ) + 74.433 (Dec. 2014 ) = $272.0 Mil.
* All numbers are in millions except for per share data and ratio. All numbers are in their own currency.
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||91.1||91.6||89.1||117.3||125.3||89.5||95.4||97.2||141.9||272.0|
Alkermes PLC Quarterly Data
|Research & Development||35.1||31.3||35.8||33.5||45.9||0.0||52.1||67.2||78.3||74.4|