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F5 Networks Inc (NAS:FFIV)
Research and Development
$264 Mil (TTM As of Sep. 2014)

This is the expense the company spent on research and development. F5 Networks Inc's research and development for the three months ended in Sep. 2014 was $65 Mil. Its research and development for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Sep. 2014 was $264 Mil.


Definition

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

F5 Networks Inc Research & Development for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Sep. 2014 was 64.133 (Dec. 2013 ) + 67.232 (Mar. 2014 ) + 67.026 (Jun. 2014 ) + 65.401 (Sep. 2014 ) = $264 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.

F5 Networks Inc Annual Data

Sep05Sep06Sep07Sep08Sep09Sep10Sep11Sep12Sep13Sep14
Research & Development 324969103104118139177210264

F5 Networks Inc Quarterly Data

Jun12Sep12Dec12Mar13Jun13Sep13Dec13Mar14Jun14Sep14
Research & Development 47484953545464676765
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