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Campbell Soup Co (NYSE:CPB)
Research and Development
$121 Mil (TTM As of Jul. 2014)

This is the expense the company spent on research and development. Campbell Soup Co's research and development for the three months ended in Jul. 2014 was $33 Mil. Its research and development for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Jul. 2014 was $121 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 Jul. 2014 was 31 (Oct. 2013 ) + 27 (Jan. 2014 ) + 30 (Apr. 2014 ) + 33 (Jul. 2014 ) = $121 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

Jul05Jul06Jul07Jul08Jul09Jul10Jul11Jul12Jul13Jul14
Research & Development 9099111115114123120116128121

Campbell Soup Co Quarterly Data

Apr12Jul12Oct12Jan13Apr13Jul13Oct13Jan14Apr14Jul14
Research & Development 32252732353431273033
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