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Tata Motors Ltd (NYSE:TTM)
Research and Development
$526 Mil (TTM As of Mar. 2016)

This is the expense the company spent on research and development. Tata Motors Ltd's research and development for the three months ended in Mar. 2016 was $159 Mil. Its research and development for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Mar. 2016 was $526 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 Mar. 2016 was 110.729074064 (Jun. 2015 ) + 127.582303485 (Sep. 2015 ) + 128.795545417 (Dec. 2015 ) + 158.742071044 (Mar. 2016 ) = $526 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

Mar07Mar08Mar09Mar10Mar11Mar12Mar13Mar14Mar15Mar16
Research & Development 13824700214275371421456519

Tata Motors Ltd Quarterly Data

Mar14Jun14Sep14Dec14Mar15Jun15Sep15Dec15Mar16Jun16
Research & Development 127100122114130111128129159130
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