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Finisar Corp (NAS:FNSR)
Research and Development
$199 Mil (TTM As of Jan. 2015)

This is the expense the company spent on research and development. Finisar Corp's research and development for the three months ended in Jan. 2015 was $49 Mil. Its research and development for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Jan. 2015 was $199 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. 2015 was 48.132 (Apr. 2014 ) + 51.007 (Jul. 2014 ) + 51.184 (Oct. 2014 ) + 48.782 (Jan. 2015 ) = $199 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

Apr05Apr06Apr07Apr08Apr09Apr10Apr11Apr12Apr13Apr14
Research & Development 635465778095117146159183

Finisar Corp Quarterly Data

Oct12Jan13Apr13Jul13Oct13Jan14Apr14Jul14Oct14Jan15
Research & Development 40404144454748515149
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