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Honda Motor Co Ltd (NYSE:HMC)
Research and Development
$5,913 Mil (TTM As of Jun. 2016)

This is the expense the company spent on research and development. Honda Motor Co Ltd's research and development for the three months ended in Jun. 2016 was $1,572 Mil. Its research and development for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Jun. 2016 was $5,913 Mil.


Definition

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

Honda Motor Co Ltd Research & Development for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Jun. 2016 was 1237.33640955 (Sep. 2015 ) + 1376.01019443 (Dec. 2015 ) + 1727.82310016 (Mar. 2016 ) + 1571.54803613 (Jun. 2016 ) = $5,913 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.

Honda Motor Co Ltd Annual Data

Mar07Mar08Mar09Mar10Mar11Mar12Mar13Mar14Mar15Mar16
Research & Development 4,7065,8195,7555,1085,9726,3035,9125,8475,0355,813

Honda Motor Co Ltd Quarterly Data

Mar14Jun14Sep14Dec14Mar15Jun15Sep15Dec15Mar16Jun16
Research & Development 1,4471,3441,4361,2511,3731,1751,2371,3761,7281,572
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