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Finisar Corp (NAS:FNSR)
Research and Development
$204 Mil (TTM As of Jan. 2016)

This is the expense the company spent on research and development. Finisar Corp's research and development for the three months ended in Jan. 2016 was $50 Mil. Its research and development for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Jan. 2016 was $204 Mil.


Definition

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

Finisar Corp Research & Development for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Jan. 2016 was 51.116 (Apr. 2015 ) + 52.408 (Jul. 2015 ) + 50.972 (Oct. 2015 ) + 49.84 (Jan. 2016 ) = $204 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.

Finisar Corp Annual Data

Apr06Apr07Apr08Apr09Apr10Apr11Apr12Apr13Apr14Apr15
Research & Development 5265779295117146159183202

Finisar Corp Quarterly Data

Oct13Jan14Apr14Jul14Oct14Jan15Apr15Jul15Oct15Jan16
Research & Development 45474851514951525150
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