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Autodesk Inc (NAS:ADSK)
Research and Development
$786 Mil (TTM As of Oct. 2016)

This is the expense the company spent on research and development. Autodesk Inc's research and development for the three months ended in Oct. 2016 was $193 Mil. Its research and development for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Oct. 2016 was $786 Mil.


Definition

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

Autodesk Inc Research & Development for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Oct. 2016 was 204.5 (Jan. 2016 ) + 195.5 (Apr. 2016 ) + 193 (Jul. 2016 ) + 192.6 (Oct. 2016 ) = $786 Mil.

* All numbers are in millions except for per share data and ratio. All numbers are in their local exchange's 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 local exchange's currency.

Autodesk Inc Annual Data

Jan07Jan08Jan09Jan10Jan11Jan12Jan13Jan14Jan15Jan16
Research & Development 406485576458496567600611725790

Autodesk Inc Quarterly Data

Jul14Oct14Jan15Apr15Jul15Oct15Jan16Apr16Jul16Oct16
Research & Development 179184192195193198205196193193
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