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FMC Technologies, Inc. (NYSE:FTI)
Research and Development
$112 Mil (TTM As of Dec. 2013)

This is the expense the company spent on research and development. FMC Technologies, Inc.'s research and development for the three months ended in Dec. 2013 was $28 Mil. Its research and development for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Dec. 2013 was $112 Mil.


Definition

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

FMC Technologies, Inc. Research & Development for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Dec. 2013 was 28.5 (Mar. 2013 ) + 29.2 (Jun. 2013 ) + 27.2 (Sep. 2013 ) + 27.5 (Dec. 2013 ) = $112 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.

FMC Technologies, Inc. Annual Data

Dec04Dec05Dec06Dec07Dec08Dec09Dec10Dec11Dec12Dec13
Research & Development 4647496045516891117112

FMC Technologies, Inc. Quarterly Data

Sep11Dec11Mar12Jun12Sep12Dec12Mar13Jun13Sep13Dec13
Research & Development 24292726303429292728
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