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TE Connectivity Ltd (NYSE:TEL)
Research and Development
$627 Mil (TTM As of Jun. 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 Jun. 2016 was $161 Mil. Its research and development for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Jun. 2016 was $627 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. 2016 was 148 (Sep. 2015 ) + 162 (Dec. 2015 ) + 156 (Mar. 2016 ) + 161 (Jun. 2016 ) = $627 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 00593536585701688590583627

TE Connectivity Ltd Quarterly Data

Mar14Jun14Sep14Dec14Mar15Jun15Sep15Dec15Mar16Jun16
Research & Development 145147150160160159148162156161
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