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EMC Corp (NYSE:EMC)
Research and Development
$2,990 Mil (TTM As of Dec. 2014)

This is the expense the company spent on research and development. EMC Corp's research and development for the three months ended in Dec. 2014 was $752 Mil. Its research and development for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Dec. 2014 was $2,990 Mil.


Definition

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

EMC Corp Research & Development for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Dec. 2014 was 731 (Mar. 2014 ) + 740 (Jun. 2014 ) + 767 (Sep. 2014 ) + 752 (Dec. 2014 ) = $2,990 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.

EMC Corp Annual Data

Dec05Dec06Dec07Dec08Dec09Dec10Dec11Dec12Dec13Dec14
Research & Development 1,0051,2541,5271,8071,6281,8882,1502,5602,7612,991

EMC Corp Quarterly Data

Sep12Dec12Mar13Jun13Sep13Dec13Mar14Jun14Sep14Dec14
Research & Development 653664676695686705731740767752
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