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Adobe Systems Inc (NAS:ADBE)
Research and Development
$844 Mil (TTM As of Nov. 2014)

This is the expense the company spent on research and development. Adobe Systems Inc's research and development for the three months ended in Nov. 2014 was $214 Mil. Its research and development for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Nov. 2014 was $844 Mil.


Definition

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

Adobe Systems Inc Research & Development for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Nov. 2014 was 209.525 (Feb. 2014 ) + 209.092 (May. 2014 ) + 212.049 (Aug. 2014 ) + 213.687 (Nov. 2014 ) = $844 Mil.

* All numbers are in millions except for per share data and ratio. All numbers are in their own 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 own currency.

Adobe Systems Inc Annual Data

Nov05Nov06Nov07Nov08Nov09Nov10Nov11Nov12Nov13Nov14
Research & Development 365540613662565680738743827844

Adobe Systems Inc Quarterly Data

Aug12Nov12Feb13May13Aug13Nov13Feb14May14Aug14Nov14
Research & Development 189195210203209205210209212214
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