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Adobe Systems Inc (NAS:ADBE)
Research and Development
$884 Mil (TTM As of Feb. 2016)

This is the expense the company spent on research and development. Adobe Systems Inc's research and development for the three months ended in Feb. 2016 was $237 Mil. Its research and development for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Feb. 2016 was $884 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 Feb. 2016 was 208.047 (May. 2015 ) + 218.66 (Aug. 2015 ) + 220.514 (Nov. 2015 ) + 237.204 (Feb. 2016 ) = $884 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

Nov06Nov07Nov08Nov09Nov10Nov11Nov12Nov13Nov14Nov15
Research & Development 540613662565680738743827844863

Adobe Systems Inc Quarterly Data

Nov13Feb14May14Aug14Nov14Feb15May15Aug15Nov15Feb16
Research & Development 205210209212214216208219221237
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