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AeroVironment Inc (NAS:AVAV)
Research and Development
$46.5 Mil (TTM As of Apr. 2015)

This is the expense the company spent on research and development. AeroVironment Inc's research and development for the three months ended in Apr. 2015 was $22.3 Mil. Its research and development for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Apr. 2015 was $46.5 Mil.


Definition

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

AeroVironment Inc Research & Development for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Apr. 2015 was 7.124 (Jul. 2014 ) + 8.531 (Oct. 2014 ) + 8.577 (Jan. 2015 ) + 22.259 (Apr. 2015 ) = $46.5 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.


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Gross Profit


Historical Data

* All numbers are in millions except for per share data and ratio. All numbers are in their own currency.

AeroVironment Inc Annual Data

Apr06Apr07Apr08Apr09Apr10Apr11Apr12Apr13Apr14Apr15
Research & Development 16.113.916.421.824.535.831.037.225.546.5

AeroVironment Inc Quarterly Data

Apr13Jul13Oct13Jan14Apr14Jul14Oct14Jan15Apr15Jul15
Research & Development 9.47.26.95.26.27.18.58.622.39.8
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