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Clorox Company (NYSE:CLX)
Research and Development
$131 Mil (TTM As of Dec. 2013)

This is the expense the company spent on research and development. Clorox Company's research and development for the three months ended in Dec. 2013 was $31 Mil. Its research and development for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Dec. 2013 was $131 Mil.


Definition

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

Clorox Company Research & Development for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Dec. 2013 was 34 (Mar. 2013 ) + 35 (Jun. 2013 ) + 31 (Sep. 2013 ) + 31 (Dec. 2013 ) = $131 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.

Clorox Company Annual Data

Jun04Jun05Jun06Jun07Jun08Jun09Jun10Jun11Jun12Jun13
Research & Development 848899108111114118115121130

Clorox Company Quarterly Data

Sep11Dec11Mar12Jun12Sep12Dec12Mar13Jun13Sep13Dec13
Research & Development 28293034303134353131
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