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Spectrum Brands Holdings Inc (NYSE:SPB)
Research and Development
$59 Mil (TTM As of Sep. 2016)

This is the expense the company spent on research and development. Spectrum Brands Holdings Inc's research and development for the three months ended in Sep. 2016 was $16 Mil. Its research and development for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Sep. 2016 was $59 Mil.


Definition

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

Spectrum Brands Holdings Inc Research & Development for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Sep. 2016 was 13.8 (Dec. 2015 ) + 14.5 (Mar. 2016 ) + 14.6 (Jun. 2016 ) + 15.8 (Sep. 2016 ) = $59 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.

Spectrum Brands Holdings Inc Annual Data

Sep09Sep10Sep11Sep12Sep13Sep14Sep15Sep16
Research & Development 002431333343485159

Spectrum Brands Holdings Inc Quarterly Data

Jun14Sep14Dec14Mar15Jun15Sep15Dec15Mar16Jun16Sep16
Research & Development 12131113131414151516
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