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Esterline Technologies Corp (NYSE:ESL)
Research and Development
$107 Mil (TTM As of Mar. 2016)

This is the expense the company spent on research and development. Esterline Technologies Corp's research and development for the three months ended in Mar. 2016 was $25 Mil. Its research and development for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Mar. 2016 was $107 Mil.


Definition

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

Esterline Technologies Corp Research & Development for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Mar. 2016 was 27 (Apr. 2015 ) + 29.245 (Jul. 2015 ) + 25.575 (Dec. 2015 ) + 24.974 (Mar. 2016 ) = $107 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.

Esterline Technologies Corp Annual Data

Oct04Oct05Oct06Oct07Oct08Oct09Oct10Oct11Oct12Oct13
Research & Development 284253718766709510896

Esterline Technologies Corp Quarterly Data

Oct13Jan14Apr14Jul14Oct14Jan15Apr15Jul15Dec15Mar16
Research & Development 17262624232227292625
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