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TE Connectivity Ltd (NYSE:TEL)
Research and Development
$685 Mil (TTM As of Mar. 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 Mar. 2015 was $160 Mil. Its research and development for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Mar. 2015 was $685 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 Mar. 2015 was 171 (Jun. 2014 ) + 170 (Sep. 2014 ) + 184 (Dec. 2014 ) + 160 (Mar. 2015 ) = $685 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

Sep05Sep06Sep07Sep08Sep09Sep10Sep11Sep12Sep13Sep14
Research & Development 000593536585733688675675

TE Connectivity Ltd Quarterly Data

Dec12Mar13Jun13Sep13Dec13Mar14Jun14Sep14Dec14Mar15
Research & Development 171171167166164170171170184160
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