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Autodesk Inc (NAS:ADSK)
Research and Development
$790 Mil (TTM As of Jan. 2016)

This is the expense the company spent on research and development. Autodesk Inc's research and development for the three months ended in Jan. 2016 was $205 Mil. Its research and development for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Jan. 2016 was $790 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 Jan. 2016 was 194.5 (Apr. 2015 ) + 193.1 (Jul. 2015 ) + 197.9 (Oct. 2015 ) + 204.5 (Jan. 2016 ) = $790 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.

Autodesk Inc Annual Data

Jan07Jan08Jan09Jan10Jan11Jan12Jan13Jan14Jan15Jan16
Research & Development 406485576458496567600611725790

Autodesk Inc Quarterly Data

Oct13Jan14Apr14Jul14Oct14Jan15Apr15Jul15Oct15Jan16
Research & Development 149162171179184192195193198205
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