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CA Inc (NAS:CA)
Research and Development
$589 Mil (TTM As of Jun. 2015)

This is the expense the company spent on research and development. CA Inc's research and development for the three months ended in Jun. 2015 was $136 Mil. Its research and development for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Jun. 2015 was $589 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. 2015 was 150 (Sep. 2014 ) + 143 (Dec. 2014 ) + 160 (Mar. 2015 ) + 136 (Jun. 2015 ) = $589 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

Mar06Mar07Mar08Mar09Mar10Mar11Mar12Mar13Mar14Mar15
Research & Development 559544516486468471510489574603

CA Inc Quarterly Data

Mar13Jun13Sep13Dec13Mar14Jun14Sep14Dec14Mar15Jun15
Research & Development 121132142144156150150143160136
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