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W R Grace & Co (NYSE:GRA)
Research and Development
$77 Mil (TTM As of Mar. 2015)

This is the expense the company spent on research and development. W R Grace & Co's research and development for the three months ended in Mar. 2015 was $18 Mil. Its research and development for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Mar. 2015 was $77 Mil.


Definition

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

W R Grace & Co Research & Development for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Mar. 2015 was 20.3 (Jun. 2014 ) + 20.5 (Sep. 2014 ) + 18.2 (Dec. 2014 ) + 17.9 (Mar. 2015 ) = $77 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.

W R Grace & Co Annual Data

Dec05Dec06Dec07Dec08Dec09Dec10Dec11Dec12Dec13Dec14
Research & Development 59648083706069656580

W R Grace & Co Quarterly Data

Dec12Mar13Jun13Sep13Dec13Mar14Jun14Sep14Dec14Mar15
Research & Development 17171715172120211818
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