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TE Connectivity Ltd (NYSE:TEL)
Research and Development
$671 Mil (TTM As of Jun. 2014)

This is the expense the company spent on research and development. TE Connectivity Ltd's research and development for the three months ended in Jun. 2014 was $171 Mil. Its research and development for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Jun. 2014 was $671 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 Jun. 2014 was 166 (Sep. 2013 ) + 164 (Dec. 2013 ) + 170 (Mar. 2014 ) + 171 (Jun. 2014 ) = $671 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

Sep04Sep05Sep06Sep07Sep08Sep09Sep10Sep11Sep12Sep13
Research & Development 0000593536585701688675

TE Connectivity Ltd Quarterly Data

Mar12Jun12Sep12Dec12Mar13Jun13Sep13Dec13Mar14Jun14
Research & Development 173173165171171167166164170171
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