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Applied Materials Inc (NAS:AMAT)
Research and Development
$1,372 Mil (TTM As of Jan. 2014)

This is the expense the company spent on research and development. Applied Materials Inc's research and development for the three months ended in Jan. 2014 was $356 Mil. Its research and development for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Jan. 2014 was $1,372 Mil.


Definition

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

Applied Materials Inc Research & Development for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Jan. 2014 was 344 (Apr. 2013 ) + 334 (Jul. 2013 ) + 338 (Oct. 2013 ) + 356 (Jan. 2014 ) = $1,372 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.

Applied Materials Inc Annual Data

Oct04Oct05Oct06Oct07Oct08Oct09Oct10Oct11Oct12Oct13
Research & Development 9929411,1521,1421,1049341,1431,1181,2371,320

Applied Materials Inc Quarterly Data

Jan12Apr12Jul12Oct12Jan13Apr13Jul13Oct13Jan14Apr14
Research & Development 304321309304304344334338356355
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