Metabolix (MBLX)

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Metabolix Research and Development Expense (Quarterly):

4.479M for June 30, 2014

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June 30, 2014 4.479M
March 31, 2014 4.90M
Dec. 31, 2013 4.681M
Sept. 30, 2013 4.643M
June 30, 2013 4.945M
March 31, 2013 4.859M
Dec. 31, 2012 7.195M
Sept. 30, 2012 4.931M
June 30, 2012 5.006M
March 31, 2012 6.045M
Dec. 31, 2011 6.093M
Sept. 30, 2011 6.153M
June 30, 2011 6.00M
March 31, 2011
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June 30, 2009
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Sept. 30, 2008 6.571M
June 30, 2008 6.008M
March 31, 2008 5.934M
Dec. 31, 2007 5.373M
Sept. 30, 2007 5.695M
June 30, 2007 5.026M
March 31, 2007 3.808M
Dec. 31, 2006 3.723M
Sept. 30, 2006 2.842M
June 30, 2006 2.537M
March 31, 2006 2.132M

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About R&D Expense

R&D expenses are a line item from many companies' income statements.

R&D expense (short for research and development expense) is essentially the amount of money that a company spends to develop new products and services each year. For example, if a pharmaceutical firm hires research scientists to develop new drugs, the salaries of these researchers will generally be expensed in the R&D expense category.

Like marketing expenses, but unlike capital expenditures, R&D expenses are subtracted from revenues every year directly. Therefore, accountants treat R&D spending as an expense rather than as an investment, though there is continuous debate over whether this is the correct classification.

An investor looking at companies with large R&D expenditures should think hard about whether a single company's R&D spending is an expense (like buying rubber to produce tires) or whether it is an investment (like buying machinery to produce tires more efficiently). Determining the answer to that question can have a large impact on how the company is valued.
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MBLX Research and Development Expense (Quarterly) Benchmarks

Companies
Flexible Solutions 0.032M
Senomyx 6.599M
Albemarle 22.41M

MBLX Research and Development Expense (Quarterly) Range, Past 5 Years

Minimum 4.479M Jun 2014
Maximum 7.195M Dec 2012
Average 5.379M

MBLX Research and Development Expense (Quarterly) Excel Add-In Codes

  • Metric Code: r_and_d_expense
  • Latest data point: =YCP("MBLX", "r_and_d_expense")
  • Last 5 data points: =YCS("MBLX", "r_and_d_expense", -4)

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