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Smith & Wesson Holding Corp (NAS:SWHC)
Research and Development
$9.7 Mil (TTM As of Jan. 2016)

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. 2016 was $2.5 Mil. Its research and development for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Jan. 2016 was $9.7 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. 2016 was 2.113 (Apr. 2015 ) + 2.396 (Jul. 2015 ) + 2.695 (Oct. 2015 ) + 2.521 (Jan. 2016 ) = $9.7 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

Apr07Apr08Apr09Apr10Apr11Apr12Apr13Apr14Apr15Apr16
Research & Development 1.21.92.94.35.34.54.85.66.910.0

Smith & Wesson Holding Corp Quarterly Data

Jan14Apr14Jul14Oct14Jan15Apr15Jul15Oct15Jan16Apr16
Research & Development 1.51.51.51.51.92.12.42.72.52.4
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