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Autodesk Inc (NAS:ADSK)
Research & Development
$768 Mil (TTM As of Jan. 2017)

This is the expense the company spent on research and development. Autodesk Inc's research and development for the three months ended in Jan. 2017 was $187 Mil. Its research and development for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Jan. 2017 was $768 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. 2017 was 195.5 (Apr. 2016 ) + 193 (Jul. 2016 ) + 192.6 (Oct. 2016 ) + 187 (Jan. 2017 ) = $768 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

Jan08Jan09Jan10Jan11Jan12Jan13Jan14Jan15Jan16Jan17
Research & Development 485576458496567600611725790766

Autodesk Inc Quarterly Data

Oct14Jan15Apr15Jul15Oct15Jan16Apr16Jul16Oct16Jan17
Research & Development 184192195193198205196193193187
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