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Biomarin Pharmaceutical Inc (NAS:BMRN)
Research & Development
$662 Mil (TTM As of Dec. 2016)

This is the expense the company spent on research and development. Biomarin Pharmaceutical Inc's research and development for the three months ended in Dec. 2016 was $175 Mil. Its research and development for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Dec. 2016 was $662 Mil.


Definition

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

Biomarin Pharmaceutical Inc Research & Development for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Dec. 2016 was 158.793 (Mar. 2016 ) + 167.039 (Jun. 2016 ) + 160.831 (Sep. 2016 ) + 175.242 (Dec. 2016 ) = $662 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.

Biomarin Pharmaceutical Inc Annual Data

Dec07Dec08Dec09Dec10Dec11Dec12Dec13Dec14Dec15Dec16
Research & Development 7993115147214302355462635662

Biomarin Pharmaceutical Inc Quarterly Data

Sep14Dec14Mar15Jun15Sep15Dec15Mar16Jun16Sep16Dec16
Research & Development 126142142158159176159167161175
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