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Smith & Wesson Holding Corp (NAS:SWHC)
Research and Development
$6.4 Mil (TTM As of Jan. 2015)

This is the expense the company spent on research and development. Smith & Wesson Holding Corp's research and development for the three months ended in Jan. 2015 was $1.9 Mil. Its research and development for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Jan. 2015 was $6.4 Mil.


Definition

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

Smith & Wesson Holding Corp Research & Development for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Jan. 2015 was 1.529 (Apr. 2014 ) + 1.457 (Jul. 2014 ) + 1.473 (Oct. 2014 ) + 1.901 (Jan. 2015 ) = $6.4 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.


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Gross Profit


Historical Data

* All numbers are in millions except for per share data and ratio. All numbers are in their own currency.

Smith & Wesson Holding Corp Annual Data

Apr05Apr06Apr07Apr08Apr09Apr10Apr11Apr12Apr13Apr14
Research & Development 0.20.31.21.92.94.34.44.54.85.6

Smith & Wesson Holding Corp Quarterly Data

Oct12Jan13Apr13Jul13Oct13Jan14Apr14Jul14Oct14Jan15
Research & Development 1.31.01.41.41.31.51.51.51.51.9
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