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TE Connectivity Ltd (NYSE:TEL)
Research and Development
$629 Mil (TTM As of Dec. 2015)

This is the expense the company spent on research and development. TE Connectivity Ltd's research and development for the three months ended in Dec. 2015 was $162 Mil. Its research and development for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Dec. 2015 was $629 Mil.


Definition

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

TE Connectivity Ltd Research & Development for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Dec. 2015 was 160 (Mar. 2015 ) + 159 (Jun. 2015 ) + 148 (Sep. 2015 ) + 162 (Dec. 2015 ) = $629 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.

TE Connectivity Ltd Annual Data

Sep06Sep07Sep08Sep09Sep10Sep11Sep12Sep13Sep14Sep15
Research & Development 00593536585733688675675627

TE Connectivity Ltd Quarterly Data

Sep13Dec13Mar14Jun14Sep14Dec14Mar15Jun15Sep15Dec15
Research & Development 166164170171170184160159148162
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