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E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Company (NYSE:DD)
Research and Development
$2,153 Mil (TTM As of Dec. 2013)

This is the expense the company spent on research and development. E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Company's research and development for the three months ended in Dec. 2013 was $550 Mil. Its research and development for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Dec. 2013 was $2,153 Mil.


Definition

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

E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Company Research & Development for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Dec. 2013 was 521 (Mar. 2013 ) + 542 (Jun. 2013 ) + 540 (Sep. 2013 ) + 550 (Dec. 2013 ) = $2,153 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 & Company Annual Data

Dec04Dec05Dec06Dec07Dec08Dec09Dec10Dec11Dec12Dec13
Research & Development 1,3331,3361,3021,3381,3931,3781,6031,9102,1232,153

E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Company Quarterly Data

Sep11Dec11Mar12Jun12Sep12Dec12Mar13Jun13Sep13Dec13
Research & Development 546527508533521561521542540550
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