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Discover Financial Services (NYSE:DFS)
Research and Development
$0 Mil (TTM As of Jun. 2014)

This is the expense the company spent on research and development. Discover Financial Services's research and development for the three months ended in Jun. 2014 was $0 Mil. Its research and development for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Jun. 2014 was $0 Mil.


Definition

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

Discover Financial Services Research & Development for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Jun. 2014 was 0 (Sep. 2013 ) + 0 (Dec. 2013 ) + 0 (Mar. 2014 ) + 0 (Jun. 2014 ) = $0 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.

Discover Financial Services Annual Data

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Discover Financial Services Quarterly Data

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