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First Trust Energy Income & Growth Fund (AMEX:FEN)
Research and Development
$0.00 Mil (TTM As of Nov. 2013)

This is the expense the company spent on research and development. First Trust Energy Income & Growth Fund's research and development for the six months ended in Nov. 2013 was $0.00 Mil. Its research and development for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Nov. 2013 was $0.00 Mil.


Definition

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

For company reported semi-annually, GuruFocus uses latest annual data as the TTM data. First Trust Energy Income & Growth Fund Research & Development for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Nov. 2013 was $0.00 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.

First Trust Energy Income & Growth Fund Annual Data

Nov10Nov11Nov12Nov13
Research & Development 0.000.000.000.000.000.000.000.000.000.00

First Trust Energy Income & Growth Fund Semi-Annual Data

May10Nov10May11Nov11May12Nov12May13Nov13
Research & Development 0.000.000.000.000.000.000.000.000.000.00
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