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Alcoa Corp  (NYSE:AA) Research & Development: $30 Mil (TTM As of Sep. 2017)

This is the expense the company spent on research and development. Alcoa Corp's research and development for the three months ended in Sep. 2017 was $8 Mil. Its research and development for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Sep. 2017 was $30 Mil.


Historical Data

* All numbers are in millions except for per share data and ratio. All numbers are in their local exchange's currency.

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Alcoa Corp Annual Data

Dec13 Dec14 Dec15 Dec16 Dec17
Research & Development 86.00 95.00 69.00 33.00 32.00

Alcoa Corp Quarterly Data

Dec13 Dec14 Mar15 Jun15 Sep15 Dec15 Mar16 Jun16 Sep16 Dec16 Mar17 Jun17 Sep17 Dec17
Research & Development Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only 7.00 7.00 8.00 8.00 9.00

Calculation

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

Research & Development for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Sep. 2017 was 7 (Dec. 2016 ) + 7 (Mar. 2017 ) + 8 (Jun. 2017 ) + 8 (Sep. 2017 ) = $30 Mil.

* All numbers are in millions except for per share data and ratio. All numbers are in their local exchange's 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.


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