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Broadcom Corporation (NAS:BRCM)
Research and Development
$2,486 Mil (TTM As of Dec. 2013)

This is the expense the company spent on research and development. Broadcom Corporation's research and development for the three months ended in Dec. 2013 was $643 Mil. Its research and development for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Dec. 2013 was $2,486 Mil.


Definition

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

Broadcom Corporation Research & Development for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Dec. 2013 was 615 (Mar. 2013 ) + 619 (Jun. 2013 ) + 609 (Sep. 2013 ) + 643 (Dec. 2013 ) = $2,486 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.

Broadcom Corporation Annual Data

Dec04Dec05Dec06Dec07Dec08Dec09Dec10Dec11Dec12Dec13
Research & Development 5996811,1171,3491,4981,5351,7631,9832,3182,486

Broadcom Corporation Quarterly Data

Sep11Dec11Mar12Jun12Sep12Dec12Mar13Jun13Sep13Dec13
Research & Development 501479546582600590615619609643
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