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This is the expense the company spent on research and development. Waters Corp's research and development for the three months ended in Sep. 2014 was €21 Mil. Its research and development for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Sep. 2014 was €79 Mil.
This is the expense the company spent on research and development.
Waters Corp Research & Development for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Sep. 2014 was 19.6610787172 (Dec. 2013 ) + 17.8929862617 (Mar. 2014 ) + 19.8506254599 (Jun. 2014 ) + 21.1629169899 (Sep. 2014 ) = €79 Mil.
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.
Waters Corp Annual Data
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Waters Corp Quarterly Data
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