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TechnipFMC PLC (NYSE:FTI)
Research & Development
$111 Mil (TTM As of Mar. 2017)

This is the expense the company spent on research and development. TechnipFMC PLC's research and development for the three months ended in Mar. 2017 was $43 Mil. Its research and development for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Mar. 2017 was $111 Mil.


Definition

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

TechnipFMC PLC Research & Development for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Mar. 2017 was 19.9465478842 (Mar. 2016 ) + 25.393258427 (Jun. 2016 ) + 22.1099887767 (Sep. 2016 ) + 43.4363636364 (Mar. 2017 ) = $111 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.

TechnipFMC PLC Annual Data

Dec06Dec07Dec08Dec09Dec10Dec11Dec12Dec13Dec14Dec15
Research & Development 4661617875869010310294

TechnipFMC PLC Quarterly Data

Sep14Dec14Mar15Jun15Sep15Dec15Mar16Jun16Sep16Mar17
Research & Development 27311927222720252243
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