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Tata Motors Ltd (NYSE:TTM)
Research and Development
$287 Mil (TTM As of Dec. 2013)

This is the expense the company spent on research and development. Tata Motors Ltd's research and development for the three months ended in Dec. 2013 was $0 Mil. Its research and development for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Dec. 2013 was $287 Mil.


Definition

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

Tata Motors Ltd Research & Development for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Dec. 2013 was 97.787136294 (Mar. 2013 ) + 88.2594840668 (Jun. 2013 ) + 100.956521739 (Sep. 2013 ) + 0 (Dec. 2013 ) = $287 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.

Tata Motors Ltd Annual Data

Mar04Mar05Mar06Mar07Mar08Mar09Mar10Mar11Mar12Mar13
Research & Development 2958107141000219272374

Tata Motors Ltd Quarterly Data

Mar11Dec11Mar12Jun12Sep12Dec12Mar13Jun13Sep13Dec13
Research & Development 7475878699098881010
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