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ARRIS International PLC (NAS:ARRS)
Research and Development
$534 Mil (TTM As of Dec. 2015)

This is the expense the company spent on research and development. ARRIS International PLC's research and development for the three months ended in Dec. 2015 was $133 Mil. Its research and development for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Dec. 2015 was $534 Mil.


Definition

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

ARRIS International PLC Research & Development for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Dec. 2015 was 132.469 (Mar. 2015 ) + 136.26 (Jun. 2015 ) + 132.204 (Sep. 2015 ) + 133.236 (Dec. 2015 ) = $534 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.

ARRIS International PLC Annual Data

Dec06Dec07Dec08Dec09Dec10Dec11Dec12Dec13Dec14Dec15
Research & Development 6671113125140147171426557534

ARRIS International PLC Quarterly Data

Sep13Dec13Mar14Jun14Sep14Dec14Mar15Jun15Sep15Dec15
Research & Development 129129134144143135132136132133
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