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Mead Johnson Nutrition Co (NYSE:MJN)
Research and Development
$108 Mil (TTM As of Mar. 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 Mar. 2016 was $25 Mil. Its research and development for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Mar. 2016 was $108 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 Mar. 2016 was 27.7 (Jun. 2015 ) + 26.3 (Sep. 2015 ) + 28.5 (Dec. 2015 ) + 25.4 (Mar. 2016 ) = $108 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.

Mead Johnson Nutrition Co Annual Data

Dec06Dec07Dec08Dec09Dec10Dec11Dec12Dec13Dec14Dec15
Research & Development 62677372799395102115108

Mead Johnson Nutrition Co Quarterly Data

Dec13Mar14Jun14Sep14Dec14Mar15Jun15Sep15Dec15Mar16
Research & Development 29272729332628262925
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