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Baxter International Inc (NYSE:BAX)
Research and Development
$651 Mil (TTM As of Sep. 2016)

This is the expense the company spent on research and development. Baxter International Inc's research and development for the three months ended in Sep. 2016 was $159 Mil. Its research and development for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Sep. 2016 was $651 Mil.


Definition

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

Baxter International Inc Research & Development for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Sep. 2016 was 161 (Dec. 2015 ) + 136 (Mar. 2016 ) + 195 (Jun. 2016 ) + 159 (Sep. 2016 ) = $651 Mil.

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

Baxter International Inc Annual Data

Dec06Dec07Dec08Dec09Dec10Dec11Dec12Dec13Dec14Dec15
Research & Development 6147608689179159461,081582610603

Baxter International Inc Quarterly Data

Jun14Sep14Dec14Mar15Jun15Sep15Dec15Mar16Jun16Sep16
Research & Development 322149156143151148161136195159
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