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E I du Pont de Nemours & Company (NYSE:DD)
Research and Development
$2,067 Mil (TTM As of Dec. 2014)

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. 2014 was $490 Mil. Its research and development for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Dec. 2014 was $2,067 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. 2014 was 518 (Mar. 2014 ) + 545 (Jun. 2014 ) + 514 (Sep. 2014 ) + 490 (Dec. 2014 ) = $2,067 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

Dec05Dec06Dec07Dec08Dec09Dec10Dec11Dec12Dec13Dec14
Research & Development 1,3361,3021,3381,3931,3781,6511,9562,0672,1532,067

E I du Pont de Nemours & Company Quarterly Data

Sep12Dec12Mar13Jun13Sep13Dec13Mar14Jun14Sep14Dec14
Research & Development 506547521542540550518545514490
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