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Spectrum Brands Holdings Inc (NYSE:SPB)
Research and Development
$46 Mil (TTM As of Mar. 2014)

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 Mar. 2014 was $12 Mil. Its research and development for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Mar. 2014 was $46 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 Mar. 2014 was 11.486 (Jun. 2013 ) + 11.817 (Sep. 2013 ) + 10.757 (Dec. 2013 ) + 12.338 (Mar. 2014 ) = $46 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.

Spectrum Brands Holdings Inc Annual Data

Sep09Sep10Sep11Sep12Sep13
Research & Development 000002431333343

Spectrum Brands Holdings Inc Quarterly Data

Dec11Mar12Jun12Sep12Dec12Mar13Jun13Sep13Dec13Mar14
Research & Development 789981211121112
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