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C.R. Bard Inc (NYSE:BCR)
Research and Development
$283 Mil (TTM As of Sep. 2016)

This is the expense the company spent on research and development. C.R. Bard Inc's research and development for the three months ended in Sep. 2016 was $74 Mil. Its research and development for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Sep. 2016 was $283 Mil.


Definition

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

C.R. Bard Inc Research & Development for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Sep. 2016 was 69.4 (Dec. 2015 ) + 68.3 (Mar. 2016 ) + 71.3 (Jun. 2016 ) + 74.2 (Sep. 2016 ) = $283 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.

C.R. Bard Inc Annual Data

Dec06Dec07Dec08Dec09Dec10Dec11Dec12Dec13Dec14Dec15
Research & Development 145136199180185185203296302259

C.R. Bard Inc Quarterly Data

Jun14Sep14Dec14Mar15Jun15Sep15Dec15Mar16Jun16Sep16
Research & Development 85737961646569687174
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