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Brady Corp (NYSE:BRC)
Research and Development
$35 Mil (TTM As of Apr. 2014)

This is the expense the company spent on research and development. Brady Corp's research and development for the three months ended in Apr. 2014 was $9 Mil. Its research and development for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Apr. 2014 was $35 Mil.


Definition

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

Brady Corp Research & Development for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Apr. 2014 was 9.39 (Jul. 2013 ) + 8.587 (Oct. 2013 ) + 8.44 (Jan. 2014 ) + 8.648 (Apr. 2014 ) = $35 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.

Brady Corp Annual Data

Jul04Jul05Jul06Jul07Jul08Jul09Jul10Jul11Jul12Jul13
Research & Development 23253036413443383534

Brady Corp Quarterly Data

Apr12Jul12Oct12Jan13Apr13Jul13Oct13Jan14Apr14Jul14
Research & Development 8988899899
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