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Johnson & Johnson (NYSE:JNJ)
Research and Development
$8,183 Mil (TTM As of Dec. 2013)

This is the expense the company spent on research and development. Johnson & Johnson's research and development for the three months ended in Dec. 2013 was $2,411 Mil. Its research and development for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Dec. 2013 was $8,183 Mil.


Definition

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

Johnson & Johnson Research & Development for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Dec. 2013 was 1784 (Mar. 2013 ) + 1946 (Jun. 2013 ) + 2042 (Sep. 2013 ) + 2411 (Dec. 2013 ) = $8,183 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.

Johnson & Johnson Annual Data

Dec04Dec05Dec06Dec07Dec08Dec09Dec10Dec11Dec12Dec13
Research & Development 5,3446,4627,1257,6807,5776,9866,8447,5487,6658,183

Johnson & Johnson Quarterly Data

Sep11Dec11Mar12Jun12Sep12Dec12Mar13Jun13Sep13Dec13
Research & Development 1,7732,1551,6451,7661,9232,3311,7841,9462,0422,411
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