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Spartech Corporation (NYSE:SEH)
Research and Development
$0 Mil (TTM As of Oct. 2012)

This is the expense the company spent on research and development. Spartech Corporation's research and development for the three months ended in Oct. 2012 was $0 Mil. Its research and development for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Oct. 2012 was $0 Mil.


Definition

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

Spartech Corporation Research & Development for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Oct. 2012 was 0 (Jan. 2012 ) + 0 (Apr. 2012 ) + 0 (Jul. 2012 ) + 0 (Oct. 2012 ) = $0 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.

Spartech Corporation Annual Data

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Spartech Corporation Quarterly Data

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