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Eastman Chemical Co (NYSE:EMN)
Research and Development
$246 Mil (TTM As of Sep. 2016)

This is the expense the company spent on research and development. Eastman Chemical Co's research and development for the three months ended in Sep. 2016 was $54 Mil. Its research and development for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Sep. 2016 was $246 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 Sep. 2016 was 83 (Dec. 2015 ) + 54 (Mar. 2016 ) + 55 (Jun. 2016 ) + 54 (Sep. 2016 ) = $246 Mil.

* All numbers are in millions except for per share data and ratio. All numbers are in their local exchange's 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 local exchange's currency.

Eastman Chemical Co Annual Data

Dec06Dec07Dec08Dec09Dec10Dec11Dec12Dec13Dec14Dec15
Research & Development 155156158124152159198193227251

Eastman Chemical Co Quarterly Data

Jun14Sep14Dec14Mar15Jun15Sep15Dec15Mar16Jun16Sep16
Research & Development 56566256575983545554
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