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Campbell Soup Co (NYSE:CPB)
Research and Development
$114 Mil (TTM As of Apr. 2016)

This is the expense the company spent on research and development. Campbell Soup Co's research and development for the three months ended in Apr. 2016 was $31 Mil. Its research and development for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Apr. 2016 was $114 Mil.


Definition

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

Campbell Soup Co Research & Development for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Apr. 2016 was 28 (Jul. 2015 ) + 32 (Oct. 2015 ) + 23 (Jan. 2016 ) + 31 (Apr. 2016 ) = $114 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.

Campbell Soup Co Annual Data

Jul06Jul07Jul08Jul09Jul10Jul11Jul12Jul13Jul14Jul15
Research & Development 99112115114123129125128121113

Campbell Soup Co Quarterly Data

Jan14Apr14Jul14Oct14Jan15Apr15Jul15Oct15Jan16Apr16
Research & Development 27303329272928322331
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