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Valeant Pharmaceuticals International Inc (NYSE:VRX)
Research and Development
$334 Mil (TTM As of Dec. 2015)

This is the expense the company spent on research and development. Valeant Pharmaceuticals International Inc's research and development for the three months ended in Dec. 2015 was $96 Mil. Its research and development for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Dec. 2015 was $334 Mil.


Definition

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

Valeant Pharmaceuticals International Inc Research & Development for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Dec. 2015 was 55.8 (Mar. 2015 ) + 81.1 (Jun. 2015 ) + 101.6 (Sep. 2015 ) + 95.9 (Dec. 2015 ) = $334 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.

Valeant Pharmaceuticals International Inc Annual Data

Dec06Dec07Dec08Dec09Dec10Dec11Dec12Dec13Dec14Dec15
Research & Development 9511893121158175269157246334

Valeant Pharmaceuticals International Inc Quarterly Data

Sep13Dec13Mar14Jun14Sep14Dec14Mar15Jun15Sep15Dec15
Research & Development 496061675959568110296
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