ABB Ltd R&D Expenses

R&D Expenses of ABB for past 10 years: annual, quarterly and twelve month trailing (TTM) including R&D Expenses growth rates and interactive chart. Research and development (R&D) expenses are associated with the research and development of a company's goods or services. A company generally incurs R&D expenses in the process of finding and creating new products or services. It is an operating expense and can be deducted from a company's income taxes.

Highlights and Quick Summary

  • R&D Expenses for the quarter ending September 29, 2019 was $283 Million (a -5.03% decrease compared to previous quarter)
  • Year-over-year quarterly R&D Expenses decreased by -14.5%
  • Annual R&D Expenses for 2019 was $1.2 Billion (a 4.45% increase from previous year)
  • Annual R&D Expenses for 2018 was $1.15 Billion (a 13.23% increase from previous year)
  • Annual R&D Expenses for 2017 was $1.01 Billion (a -22.08% decrease from previous year)
  • Twelve month R&D Expenses ending September 29, 2019 was $1.2 Billion (a 1.1% increase compared to previous quarter)
  • Twelve month trailing R&D Expenses increased by 4.36% year-over-year
Trailing R&D Expenses for the last four month:
29 Sep '19 29 Jun '19 30 Mar '19 30 Dec '18
$1.2 Billion $1.18 Billion $1.16 Billion $1.15 Billion
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Historical R&D Expenses of ABB Ltd

Most recent R&D Expensesof ABB including historical data for past 10 years.

Interactive Chart of R&D Expenses of ABB Ltd

ABB Ltd R&D Expenses for the past 10 Years (both Annual and Quarterly)

(All values are in $ million)

Year Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4 Fiscal Year
2019 $283.0 $298.0 $285.0 $1,198.0
2018 $331.0 $270.0 $273.0 $273.0 $1,147.0
2017 $45.0 $358.0 $319.0 $291.0 $1,013.0
2016 $349.0 $303.0 $343.0 $305.0 $1,300.0
2015 $408.0 $322.0 $346.0 $330.0 $1,406.0
2014 $387.0 $357.0 $390.0 $365.0 $1,499.0
2013 $415.0 $351.0 $343.0 $361.0 $1,470.0
2012 $390.0 $358.0 $370.0 $346.0 $1,464.0
2011 $399.0 $332.0 $334.0 $306.0 $1,371.0
2010 $320.0 $260.0 $256.0 $246.0 $1,082.0
2009 $1,037.0

Business Profile of ABB Ltd

Sector: Industrial Products
Industry: Machinery Elec
ABB Ltd manufactures and sells electrification, industrial automation, and robotics and motion products for customers in utilities, industry and transport, and infrastructure worldwide. Its Electrification Products segment provides electric vehicle charging infrastructure, solar power solutions, modular substation packages, distribution automation products, switchboard and panel boards, switchgears, UPS solutions, circuit breakers, measuring and sensing devices, control products, wiring accessories, enclosures and cabling systems, and intelligent home and building solutions. This segment serves building, data center, rail, wind and solar, distribution utilities, food and beverage, marine, e-mobility, and oil and gas industries. The company's Robotics and Motion segment offers robotics, motors, generators, drives, wind converters, components and systems for railways and related services, and digital solutions for applications in industries, transportation and infrastructure, and utilities. This segment serves machinery manufacturers, process industries, hybrid and batch manufacturers, transportation equipment manufacturers, discrete manufacturing companies, utilities, and customers in the automotive industry. Its Industrial Automation segment provides process and discrete control solutions, advanced process control software and manufacturing execution systems, sensing, measurement and analytical instrumentation and solutions, electric ship propulsion systems, machine and factory automation solutions, and turbochargers, as well as remote monitoring, preventive maintenance, and cybersecurity services. This segment serves companies in the oil and gas, minerals and mining, metals, pulp and paper, chemicals and pharmaceuticals, food and beverage, power generation, and marine industries. ABB Ltd has a strategic collaboration with IBM. ABB Ltd was founded in 1883 and is headquartered in Zurich, Switzerland.