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Babcock & Wilcox Co (NYSE:BWC)
Research and Development
$90 Mil (TTM As of Sep. 2014)

This is the expense the company spent on research and development. Babcock & Wilcox Co's research and development for the three months ended in Sep. 2014 was $8 Mil. Its research and development for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Sep. 2014 was $90 Mil.


Definition

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

Babcock & Wilcox Co Research & Development for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Sep. 2014 was 26.256 (Dec. 2013 ) + 23.996 (Mar. 2014 ) + 30.918 (Jun. 2014 ) + 8.379 (Sep. 2014 ) = $90 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.

Babcock & Wilcox Co Annual Data

Dec08Dec09Dec10Dec11Dec12Dec13
Research & Development 0000006910612179

Babcock & Wilcox Co Quarterly Data

Jun12Sep12Dec12Mar13Jun13Sep13Dec13Mar14Jun14Sep14
Research & Development 342829281242624318
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