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Mylan NV (NAS:MYL)
Research & Development
$827 Mil (TTM As of Dec. 2016)

This is the expense the company spent on research and development. Mylan NV's research and development for the three months ended in Dec. 2016 was $195 Mil. Its research and development for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Dec. 2016 was $827 Mil.


Definition

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

Mylan NV Research & Development for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Dec. 2016 was 253.6 (Mar. 2016 ) + 179.5 (Jun. 2016 ) + 199.1 (Sep. 2016 ) + 194.6 (Dec. 2016 ) = $827 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.

Mylan NV Annual Data

Mar07Dec08Dec09Dec10Dec11Dec12Dec13Dec14Dec15Dec16
Research & Development 104317275282295401508582672827

Mylan NV Quarterly Data

Sep14Dec14Mar15Jun15Sep15Dec15Mar16Jun16Sep16Dec16
Research & Development 158150170168175159254180199195
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