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Johnson & Johnson (NYSE:JNJ)
Research and Development
$9,160 Mil (TTM As of Mar. 2016)

This is the expense the company spent on research and development. Johnson & Johnson's research and development for the three months ended in Mar. 2016 was $2,013 Mil. Its research and development for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Mar. 2016 was $9,160 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 Mar. 2016 was 2129 (Jun. 2015 ) + 2154 (Sep. 2015 ) + 2864 (Dec. 2015 ) + 2013 (Mar. 2016 ) = $9,160 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

Dec06Dec07Dec08Dec09Dec10Dec11Dec12Dec13Dec14Dec15
Research & Development 7,1257,6807,5776,9866,8447,5487,6658,1838,6729,046

Johnson & Johnson Quarterly Data

Mar14Jun14Sep14Dec14Mar15Jun15Sep15Dec15Mar16Jun16
Research & Development 1,8312,0052,0232,6351,8992,1292,1542,8642,0132,264
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