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AGCO Corp (NYSE:AGCO)
Research & Development
$298 Mil (TTM As of Mar. 2017)

This is the expense the company spent on research and development. AGCO Corp's research and development for the three months ended in Mar. 2017 was $73 Mil. Its research and development for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Mar. 2017 was $298 Mil.


Definition

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

AGCO Corp Research & Development for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Mar. 2017 was 77.1 (Jun. 2016 ) + 66 (Sep. 2016 ) + 81.8 (Dec. 2016 ) + 73 (Mar. 2017 ) = $298 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.


Related Terms

Gross Profit


Historical Data

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

AGCO Corp Annual Data

Dec07Dec08Dec09Dec10Dec11Dec12Dec13Dec14Dec15Dec16
Research & Development 155195192220276317353337282296

AGCO Corp Quarterly Data

Dec14Mar15Jun15Sep15Dec15Mar16Jun16Sep16Dec16Mar17
Research & Development 84697270727177668273
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