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Applied Materials Inc (NAS:AMAT)
Research and Development
$1,428 Mil (TTM As of Oct. 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 Oct. 2014 was $360 Mil. Its research and development for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Oct. 2014 was $1,428 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 Oct. 2014 was 356 (Jan. 2014 ) + 355 (Apr. 2014 ) + 357 (Jul. 2014 ) + 360 (Oct. 2014 ) = $1,428 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

Oct05Oct06Oct07Oct08Oct09Oct10Oct11Oct12Oct13Oct14
Research & Development 9411,1521,1421,1049341,1431,1181,2371,3201,428

Applied Materials Inc Quarterly Data

Jul12Oct12Jan13Apr13Jul13Oct13Jan14Apr14Jul14Oct14
Research & Development 309304304344334338356355357360
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