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CA Inc (NAS:CA)
Research and Development
$602 Mil (TTM As of Jun. 2014)

This is the expense the company spent on research and development. CA Inc's research and development for the three months ended in Jun. 2014 was $150 Mil. Its research and development for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Jun. 2014 was $602 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 Jun. 2014 was 145 (Sep. 2013 ) + 149 (Dec. 2013 ) + 158 (Mar. 2014 ) + 150 (Jun. 2014 ) = $602 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

Mar05Mar06Mar07Mar08Mar09Mar10Mar11Mar12Mar13Mar14
Research & Development 690697712516486476471510490587

CA Inc Quarterly Data

Mar12Jun12Sep12Dec12Mar13Jun13Sep13Dec13Mar14Jun14
Research & Development 126125123120122135145149158150
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