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Campbell Soup Co (NYSE:CPB)
Research and Development
$122 Mil (TTM As of Apr. 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 Apr. 2014 was $30 Mil. Its research and development for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Apr. 2014 was $122 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. 2014 was 34 (Jul. 2013 ) + 31 (Oct. 2013 ) + 27 (Jan. 2014 ) + 30 (Apr. 2014 ) = $122 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

Jul04Jul05Jul06Jul07Jul08Jul09Jul10Jul11Jul12Jul13
Research & Development 939099111115114123120116128

Campbell Soup Co Quarterly Data

Jan12Apr12Jul12Oct12Jan13Apr13Jul13Oct13Jan14Apr14
Research & Development 29322527323534312730
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