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Bemis Co Inc (NYSE:BMS)
Research and Development
$44 Mil (TTM As of Mar. 2016)

This is the expense the company spent on research and development. Bemis Co Inc's research and development for the three months ended in Mar. 2016 was $12 Mil. Its research and development for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Mar. 2016 was $44 Mil.


Definition

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

Bemis Co Inc Research & Development for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Mar. 2016 was 11.5 (Jun. 2015 ) + 11 (Sep. 2015 ) + 10.3 (Dec. 2015 ) + 11.5 (Mar. 2016 ) = $44 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.


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Gross Profit


Historical Data

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

Bemis Co Inc Annual Data

Dec06Dec07Dec08Dec09Dec10Dec11Dec12Dec13Dec14Dec15
Research & Development 25262524343942464444

Bemis Co Inc Quarterly Data

Dec13Mar14Jun14Sep14Dec14Mar15Jun15Sep15Dec15Mar16
Research & Development 10111111111112111012
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