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Baker Hughes Inc (NYSE:BHI)
Research and Development
$422 Mil (TTM As of Jun. 2016)

This is the expense the company spent on research and development. Baker Hughes Inc's research and development for the three months ended in Jun. 2016 was $99 Mil. Its research and development for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Jun. 2016 was $422 Mil.


Definition

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

Baker Hughes Inc Research & Development for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Jun. 2016 was 115 (Sep. 2015 ) + 106 (Dec. 2015 ) + 102 (Mar. 2016 ) + 99 (Jun. 2016 ) = $422 Mil.

* All numbers are in millions except for per share data and ratio. All numbers are in their own 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 own currency.

Baker Hughes Inc Annual Data

Dec06Dec07Dec08Dec09Dec10Dec11Dec12Dec13Dec14Dec15
Research & Development 339372426397429462497556613483

Baker Hughes Inc Quarterly Data

Mar14Jun14Sep14Dec14Mar15Jun15Sep15Dec15Mar16Jun16
Research & Development 14315915915213811811510610299
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