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Clorox Co (NYSE:CLX)
Research & Development
$140 Mil (TTM As of Mar. 2017)

This is the expense the company spent on research and development. Clorox Co's research and development for the three months ended in Mar. 2017 was $35 Mil. Its research and development for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Mar. 2017 was $140 Mil.


Definition

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

Clorox Co Research & Development for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Mar. 2017 was 42 (Jun. 2016 ) + 31 (Sep. 2016 ) + 32 (Dec. 2016 ) + 35 (Mar. 2017 ) = $140 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.

Clorox Co Annual Data

Jun07Jun08Jun09Jun10Jun11Jun12Jun13Jun14Jun15Jun16
Research & Development 108111114118115121130125136141

Clorox Co Quarterly Data

Dec14Mar15Jun15Sep15Dec15Mar16Jun16Sep16Dec16Mar17
Research & Development 33343930343542313235
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