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E I du Pont de Nemours & Co (NYSE:DD)
Research and Development
$1,922 Mil (TTM As of Sep. 2015)

This is the expense the company spent on research and development. E I du Pont de Nemours & Co's research and development for the three months ended in Sep. 2015 was $441 Mil. Its research and development for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Sep. 2015 was $1,922 Mil.


Definition

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

E I du Pont de Nemours & Co Research & Development for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Sep. 2015 was 467 (Dec. 2014 ) + 499 (Mar. 2015 ) + 515 (Jun. 2015 ) + 441 (Sep. 2015 ) = $1,922 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.

E I du Pont de Nemours & Co Annual Data

Dec06Dec07Dec08Dec09Dec10Dec11Dec12Dec13Dec14Dec15
Research & Development 1,3021,3381,3931,3781,6031,9602,1232,0371,9581,898

E I du Pont de Nemours & Co Quarterly Data

Sep13Dec13Mar14Jun14Sep14Dec14Mar15Jun15Sep15Dec15
Research & Development 540434518545486467499515441483
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