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This is the expense the company spent on research and development. St Jude Medical Inc's research and development for the three months ended in Mar. 2015 was $167 Mil. Its research and development for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Mar. 2015 was $689 Mil.
This is the expense the company spent on research and development.
St Jude Medical Inc Research & Development for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Mar. 2015 was 178 (Jun. 2014 ) + 169 (Sep. 2014 ) + 175 (Dec. 2014 ) + 167 (Mar. 2015 ) = $689 Mil.
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.
St Jude Medical Inc Annual Data
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St Jude Medical Inc Quarterly Data
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