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Campbell Soup Co (NYSE:CPB)
Research and Development
$116 Mil (TTM As of Oct. 2015)

This is the expense the company spent on research and development. Campbell Soup Co's research and development for the three months ended in Oct. 2015 was $32 Mil. Its research and development for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Oct. 2015 was $116 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 Oct. 2015 was 27 (Jan. 2015 ) + 29 (Apr. 2015 ) + 28 (Jul. 2015 ) + 32 (Oct. 2015 ) = $116 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 99111115114123120116128121113

Campbell Soup Co Quarterly Data

Jul13Oct13Jan14Apr14Jul14Oct14Jan15Apr15Jul15Oct15
Research & Development 34312730332827292832
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