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Avago Technologies Ltd (NAS:AVGO)
Research and Development
$695 Mil (TTM As of Oct. 2014)

This is the expense the company spent on research and development. Avago Technologies Ltd's research and development for the three months ended in Oct. 2014 was $234 Mil. Its research and development for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Oct. 2014 was $695 Mil.


Definition

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

Avago Technologies Ltd Research & Development for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Oct. 2014 was 107 (Jan. 2014 ) + 114 (Apr. 2014 ) + 240 (Jul. 2014 ) + 234 (Oct. 2014 ) = $695 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.

Avago Technologies Ltd Annual Data

Oct07Oct08Oct09Oct10Oct11Oct12Oct13Oct14
Research & Development 00205265245280317335398695

Avago Technologies Ltd Quarterly Data

Jul12Oct12Jan13Apr13Jul13Oct13Jan14Apr14Jul14Oct14
Research & Development 89809395101109107114240234
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