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Eastman Chemical Co (NYSE:EMN)
Research and Development
$202 Mil (TTM As of Jun. 2014)

This is the expense the company spent on research and development. Eastman Chemical Co's research and development for the three months ended in Jun. 2014 was $56 Mil. Its research and development for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Jun. 2014 was $202 Mil.


Definition

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

Eastman Chemical Co Research & Development for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Jun. 2014 was 48 (Sep. 2013 ) + 45 (Dec. 2013 ) + 53 (Mar. 2014 ) + 56 (Jun. 2014 ) = $202 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.

Eastman Chemical Co Annual Data

Dec04Dec05Dec06Dec07Dec08Dec09Dec10Dec11Dec12Dec13
Research & Development 154162167156158137152158198193

Eastman Chemical Co Quarterly Data

Mar12Jun12Sep12Dec12Mar13Jun13Sep13Dec13Mar14Jun14
Research & Development 41435262495148455356
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