Switch to:
TE Connectivity Ltd (NYSE:TEL)
Research and Development
$644 Mil (TTM As of Sep. 2016)

This is the expense the company spent on research and development. TE Connectivity Ltd's research and development for the three months ended in Sep. 2016 was $165 Mil. Its research and development for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Sep. 2016 was $644 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 Sep. 2016 was 162 (Dec. 2015 ) + 156 (Mar. 2016 ) + 161 (Jun. 2016 ) + 165 (Sep. 2016 ) = $644 Mil.

* All numbers are in millions except for per share data and ratio. All numbers are in their local exchange's 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 local exchange's currency.

TE Connectivity Ltd Annual Data

Sep07Sep08Sep09Sep10Sep11Sep12Sep13Sep14Sep15Sep16
Research & Development 0593536585701688590583627644

TE Connectivity Ltd Quarterly Data

Jun14Sep14Dec14Mar15Jun15Sep15Dec15Mar16Jun16Sep16
Research & Development 147150160160159148162156161165
Get WordPress Plugins for easy affiliate links on Stock Tickers and Guru Names | Earn affiliate commissions by embedding GuruFocus Charts
GuruFocus Affiliate Program: Earn up to $400 per referral. ( Learn More)
FEEDBACK