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Cisco Systems Inc (NAS:CSCO)
Research and Development
$6,281 Mil (TTM As of Oct. 2016)

This is the expense the company spent on research and development. Cisco Systems Inc's research and development for the three months ended in Oct. 2016 was $1,545 Mil. Its research and development for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Oct. 2016 was $6,281 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 Oct. 2016 was 1509 (Jan. 2016 ) + 1626 (Apr. 2016 ) + 1601 (Jul. 2016 ) + 1545 (Oct. 2016 ) = $6,281 Mil.

* All numbers are in millions except for per share data and ratio. All numbers are in their local exchange's 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 local exchange's currency.

Cisco Systems Inc Annual Data

Jul07Jul08Jul09Jul10Jul11Jul12Jul13Jul14Jul15Jul16
Research & Development 4,4995,3255,2085,2735,8235,4885,9426,2946,2076,296

Cisco Systems Inc Quarterly Data

Jul14Oct14Jan15Apr15Jul15Oct15Jan16Apr16Jul16Oct16
Research & Development 1,5931,5831,5291,5471,5481,5601,5091,6261,6011,545
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