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Esterline Technologies (NYSE:ESL)
Research and Development
$79 Mil (TTM As of Jul. 2015)

This is the expense the company spent on research and development. Esterline Technologies's research and development for the three months ended in Jul. 2015 was $29 Mil. Its research and development for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Jul. 2015 was $79 Mil.


Definition

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

Esterline Technologies Research & Development for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Jul. 2015 was 0 (Oct. 2014 ) + 22.455 (Jan. 2015 ) + 27 (Apr. 2015 ) + 29.245 (Jul. 2015 ) = $79 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 Annual Data

Oct04Oct05Oct06Oct07Oct08Oct09Oct10Oct11Oct12Oct13
Research & Development 264249678764709510190

Esterline Technologies Quarterly Data

Jul13Oct13Jan14Apr14Jul14Oct14Jan15Apr15Jul15Dec15
Research & Development 2417262624022272926
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