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W R Grace & Co (NYSE:GRA)
Research and Development
$78 Mil (TTM As of Sep. 2014)

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 Sep. 2014 was $21 Mil. Its research and development for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Sep. 2014 was $78 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 Sep. 2014 was 16.7 (Dec. 2013 ) + 20.5 (Mar. 2014 ) + 20.3 (Jun. 2014 ) + 20.5 (Sep. 2014 ) = $78 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

Dec04Dec05Dec06Dec07Dec08Dec09Dec10Dec11Dec12Dec13
Research & Development 51596480837060696565

W R Grace & Co Quarterly Data

Jun12Sep12Dec12Mar13Jun13Sep13Dec13Mar14Jun14Sep14
Research & Development 16151717171517212021
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