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CA Inc (NAS:CA)
Research and Development
$560 Mil (TTM As of Mar. 2016)

This is the expense the company spent on research and development. CA Inc's research and development for the three months ended in Mar. 2016 was $140 Mil. Its research and development for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Mar. 2016 was $560 Mil.


Definition

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

CA Inc Research & Development for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Mar. 2016 was 136 (Jun. 2015 ) + 151 (Sep. 2015 ) + 133 (Dec. 2015 ) + 140 (Mar. 2016 ) = $560 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.

CA Inc Annual Data

Mar07Mar08Mar09Mar10Mar11Mar12Mar13Mar14Mar15Mar16
Research & Development 712516486476471510490587603560

CA Inc Quarterly Data

Dec13Mar14Jun14Sep14Dec14Mar15Jun15Sep15Dec15Mar16
Research & Development 144156150150143160136151133140
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