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Adobe Systems Inc (NAS:ADBE)
Research and Development
$849 Mil (TTM As of May. 2015)

This is the expense the company spent on research and development. Adobe Systems Inc's research and development for the three months ended in May. 2015 was $208 Mil. Its research and development for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in May. 2015 was $849 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 May. 2015 was 212.049 (Aug. 2014 ) + 213.687 (Nov. 2014 ) + 215.509 (Feb. 2015 ) + 208.047 (May. 2015 ) = $849 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

Feb13May13Aug13Nov13Feb14May14Aug14Nov14Feb15May15
Research & Development 210203209205210209212214216208
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