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Pentair PLC (NYSE:PNR)
Research and Development
$128 Mil (TTM As of Jun. 2016)

This is the expense the company spent on research and development. Pentair PLC's research and development for the three months ended in Jun. 2016 was $34 Mil. Its research and development for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Jun. 2016 was $128 Mil.


Definition

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

Pentair PLC Research & Development for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Jun. 2016 was 29.9 (Sep. 2015 ) + 30.9 (Dec. 2015 ) + 33.2 (Mar. 2016 ) + 33.9 (Jun. 2016 ) = $128 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.

Pentair PLC Annual Data

Dec06Dec07Dec08Dec09Dec10Dec11Dec12Dec13Dec14Dec15
Research & Development 57576258677892123117120

Pentair PLC Quarterly Data

Mar14Jun14Sep14Dec14Mar15Jun15Sep15Dec15Mar16Jun16
Research & Development 30302929302930313334
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