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Cerner Corp (NAS:CERN)
Research and Development
$543 Mil (TTM As of Jun. 2016)

This is the expense the company spent on research and development. Cerner Corp's research and development for the three months ended in Jun. 2016 was $135 Mil. Its research and development for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Jun. 2016 was $543 Mil.


Definition

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

Cerner Corp Research & Development for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Jun. 2016 was 132.814 (Sep. 2015 ) + 141.263 (Dec. 2015 ) + 133.532 (Mar. 2016 ) + 135.164 (Jun. 2016 ) = $543 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.

Cerner Corp Annual Data

Dec06Dec07Dec08Dec09Dec10Dec11Dec12Dec13Dec14Dec15
Research & Development 247271273271204287220339393540

Cerner Corp Quarterly Data

Mar14Jun14Sep14Dec14Mar15Jun15Sep15Dec15Mar16Jun16
Research & Development 929797107127138133141134135
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