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Entropic Communications Inc (NAS:ENTR)
Research and Development
$117.2 Mil (TTM As of Dec. 2014)

This is the expense the company spent on research and development. Entropic Communications Inc's research and development for the three months ended in Dec. 2014 was $21.7 Mil. Its research and development for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Dec. 2014 was $117.2 Mil.


Definition

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

Entropic Communications Inc Research & Development for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Dec. 2014 was 35.266 (Mar. 2014 ) + 31.216 (Jun. 2014 ) + 29.073 (Sep. 2014 ) + 21.679 (Dec. 2014 ) = $117.2 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.

Entropic Communications Inc Annual Data

Dec05Dec06Dec07Dec08Dec09Dec10Dec11Dec12Dec13Dec14
Research & Development 9.611.635.255.845.248.760.198.4114.5117.2

Entropic Communications Inc Quarterly Data

Dec12Mar13Jun13Sep13Dec13Mar14Jun14Sep14Dec14Mar15
Research & Development 29.128.128.328.529.635.331.229.121.714.9
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