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Spectrum Brands Holdings Inc  (NYSE:SPB) Research & Development: $60 Mil (TTM As of Sep. 2017)

This is the expense the company spent on research and development. Spectrum Brands Holdings Inc's research and development for the three months ended in Sep. 2017 was $16 Mil. Its research and development for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Sep. 2017 was $60 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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Spectrum Brands Holdings Inc Annual Data

Sep09 Sep10 Sep11 Sep12 Sep13 Sep14 Sep15 Sep16 Sep17
Research & Development Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only 43.30 47.90 51.30 58.70 59.50

Spectrum Brands Holdings Inc Quarterly Data

Dec12 Mar13 Jun13 Sep13 Dec13 Mar14 Jun14 Sep14 Dec14 Mar15 Jun15 Sep15 Dec15 Mar16 Jun16 Sep16 Dec16 Mar17 Jun17 Sep17
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 Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only 15.80 14.40 15.10 14.50 15.50

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 14.4 (Dec. 2016 ) + 15.1 (Mar. 2017 ) + 14.5 (Jun. 2017 ) + 15.5 (Sep. 2017 ) = $60 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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