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Adobe Systems Inc (NAS:ADBE)
Research and Development
$836 Mil (TTM As of Aug. 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 Aug. 2014 was $212 Mil. Its research and development for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Aug. 2014 was $836 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 Aug. 2014 was 205.196 (Nov. 2013 ) + 209.525 (Feb. 2014 ) + 209.092 (May. 2014 ) + 212.049 (Aug. 2014 ) = $836 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

Nov04Nov05Nov06Nov07Nov08Nov09Nov10Nov11Nov12Nov13
Research & Development 311365540613662565680738743827

Adobe Systems Inc Quarterly Data

May12Aug12Nov12Feb13May13Aug13Nov13Feb14May14Aug14
Research & Development 181189195210203209205210209212
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