Switch to:
GuruFocus has detected 5 Warning Signs with Mead Johnson Nutrition Co $MJN.
More than 500,000 people have already joined GuruFocus to track the stocks they follow and exchange investment ideas.
Mead Johnson Nutrition Co (NYSE:MJN)
Research and Development
$103 Mil (TTM As of Sep. 2016)

This is the expense the company spent on research and development. Mead Johnson Nutrition Co's research and development for the three months ended in Sep. 2016 was $23 Mil. Its research and development for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Sep. 2016 was $103 Mil.


Definition

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

Mead Johnson Nutrition Co Research & Development for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Sep. 2016 was 28.5 (Dec. 2015 ) + 25.4 (Mar. 2016 ) + 26.4 (Jun. 2016 ) + 23.1 (Sep. 2016 ) = $103 Mil.

* All numbers are in millions except for per share data and ratio. All numbers are in their local exchange's 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 local exchange's currency.

Mead Johnson Nutrition Co Annual Data

Dec07Dec08Dec09Dec10Dec11Dec12Dec13Dec14Dec15Dec16
Research & Development 677372799310010011510897

Mead Johnson Nutrition Co Quarterly Data

Sep14Dec14Mar15Jun15Sep15Dec15Mar16Jun16Sep16Dec16
Research & Development 29332628262925262323
Get WordPress Plugins for easy affiliate links on Stock Tickers and Guru Names | Earn affiliate commissions by embedding GuruFocus Charts
GuruFocus Affiliate Program: Earn up to $400 per referral. ( Learn More)
FEEDBACK