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E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Co (NYSE:DD)
Research and Development
$1,857 Mil (TTM As of Mar. 2016)

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 Mar. 2016 was $418 Mil. Its research and development for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Mar. 2016 was $1,857 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 Mar. 2016 was 515 (Jun. 2015 ) + 441 (Sep. 2015 ) + 483 (Dec. 2015 ) + 418 (Mar. 2016 ) = $1,857 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 1,3021,3381,3931,3781,6511,9562,0672,1532,0671,898

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

Dec13Mar14Jun14Sep14Dec14Mar15Jun15Sep15Dec15Mar16
Research & Development 434518545486467479515441483418
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