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Smith & Wesson Holding Corp (NAS:SWHC)
Research and Development
$5.6 Mil (TTM As of Apr. 2014)

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 Apr. 2014 was $1.5 Mil. Its research and development for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Apr. 2014 was $5.6 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 Apr. 2014 was 1.358 (Jul. 2013 ) + 1.305 (Oct. 2013 ) + 1.456 (Jan. 2014 ) + 1.529 (Apr. 2014 ) = $5.6 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.

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

Jan12Apr12Jul12Oct12Jan13Apr13Jul13Oct13Jan14Apr14
Research & Development 1.01.01.21.31.01.41.41.31.51.5
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