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Applied Materials Inc (NAS:AMAT)
Research and Development
$1,495 Mil (TTM As of Apr. 2016)

This is the expense the company spent on research and development. Applied Materials Inc's research and development for the three months ended in Apr. 2016 was $386 Mil. Its research and development for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Apr. 2016 was $1,495 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 Apr. 2016 was 372 (Jul. 2015 ) + 363 (Oct. 2015 ) + 374 (Jan. 2016 ) + 386 (Apr. 2016 ) = $1,495 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

Oct06Oct07Oct08Oct09Oct10Oct11Oct12Oct13Oct14Oct15
Research & Development 1,1521,1421,1049341,1431,1181,2371,3201,4281,451

Applied Materials Inc Quarterly Data

Apr14Jul14Oct14Jan15Apr15Jul15Oct15Jan16Apr16Jul16
Research & Development 355357360351365372363374386386
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