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Cisco Systems Inc (NAS:CSCO)
Research and Development
$6,218 Mil (TTM As of Apr. 2014)

This is the expense the company spent on research and development. Cisco Systems Inc's research and development for the three months ended in Apr. 2014 was $1,565 Mil. Its research and development for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Apr. 2014 was $6,218 Mil.


Definition

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

Cisco Systems Inc Research & Development for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Apr. 2014 was 1517 (Jul. 2013 ) + 1724 (Oct. 2013 ) + 1412 (Jan. 2014 ) + 1565 (Apr. 2014 ) = $6,218 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.

Cisco Systems Inc Annual Data

Jul05Jul06Jul07Jul08Jul09Jul10Jul11Jul12Jul13Jul14
Research & Development 3,3224,0674,4995,3255,2085,2735,8235,4885,9426,294

Cisco Systems Inc Quarterly Data

Apr12Jul12Oct12Jan13Apr13Jul13Oct13Jan14Apr14Jul14
Research & Development 1,3581,4161,4311,4521,5421,5171,7241,4121,5651,593
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