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Cerner Corp (NAS:CERN)
Research and Development
$421 Mil (TTM As of Dec. 2015)

This is the expense the company spent on research and development. Cerner Corp's research and development for the three months ended in Dec. 2015 was $111 Mil. Its research and development for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Dec. 2015 was $421 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 Dec. 2015 was 98.182 (Mar. 2015 ) + 108.833 (Jun. 2015 ) + 103.071 (Sep. 2015 ) + 110.518 (Dec. 2015 ) = $421 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 247271273271273287220339289421

Cerner Corp Quarterly Data

Sep13Dec13Mar14Jun14Sep14Dec14Mar15Jun15Sep15Dec15
Research & Development 83-26672727998109103111
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