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B/E Aerospace Inc (NAS:BEAV)
Research & Development
$275 Mil (TTM As of Sep. 2016)

This is the expense the company spent on research and development. B/E Aerospace Inc's research and development for the three months ended in Sep. 2016 was $70 Mil. Its research and development for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Sep. 2016 was $275 Mil.


Definition

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

B/E Aerospace Inc Research & Development for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Sep. 2016 was 58 (Dec. 2015 ) + 66.9 (Mar. 2016 ) + 80.8 (Jun. 2016 ) + 69.5 (Sep. 2016 ) = $275 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.

B/E Aerospace Inc Annual Data

Dec07Dec08Dec09Dec10Dec11Dec12Dec13Dec14Dec15Dec16
Research & Development 128131103113159192221284274291

B/E Aerospace Inc Quarterly Data

Sep14Dec14Mar15Jun15Sep15Dec15Mar16Jun16Sep16Dec16
Research & Development 72717667745867817074
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