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Daktronics Inc (NAS:DAKT)
Research and Development
$25.7 Mil (TTM As of Jan. 2016)

This is the expense the company spent on research and development. Daktronics Inc's research and development for the three months ended in Jan. 2016 was $5.9 Mil. Its research and development for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Jan. 2016 was $25.7 Mil.


Definition

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

Daktronics Inc Research & Development for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Jan. 2016 was 5.879 (Apr. 2015 ) + 6.968 (Jul. 2015 ) + 6.975 (Oct. 2015 ) + 5.883 (Jan. 2016 ) = $25.7 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.

Daktronics Inc Annual Data

Apr07Apr08Apr09Apr10Apr11Apr12Apr13Apr14Apr15Apr16
Research & Development 15.620.821.621.918.923.523.123.424.726.9

Daktronics Inc Quarterly Data

Jan14Apr14Jul14Oct14Jan15Apr15Jul15Oct15Jan16Apr16
Research & Development 5.66.06.86.25.85.97.07.05.97.1
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