WFT has been removed from your Stock Email Alerts list.
Please enter Portfolio Name for new portfolio.
This is the expense the company spent on research and development. Weatherford International PLC's research and development for the three months ended in Jun. 2014 was $75 Mil. Its research and development for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Jun. 2014 was $271 Mil.
This is the expense the company spent on research and development.
Weatherford International PLC Research & Development for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Jun. 2014 was 65 (Sep. 2013 ) + 62 (Dec. 2013 ) + 69 (Mar. 2014 ) + 75 (Jun. 2014 ) = $271 Mil.
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.
Weatherford International PLC Annual Data
|Research & Development||84||107||149||169||193||196||216||245||257||265|
Weatherford International PLC Quarterly Data
|Research & Development||62||64||68||63||67||71||65||62||69||75|