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Finisar Corp (NAS:FNSR)
Research & Development
$209 Mil (TTM As of Jan. 2017)

This is the expense the company spent on research and development. Finisar Corp's research and development for the three months ended in Jan. 2017 was $55 Mil. Its research and development for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Jan. 2017 was $209 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. 2017 was 50.169 (Apr. 2016 ) + 51.008 (Jul. 2016 ) + 53.242 (Oct. 2016 ) + 54.691 (Jan. 2017 ) = $209 Mil.

* All numbers are in millions except for per share data and ratio. All numbers are in their local exchange's 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 local exchange's currency.

Finisar Corp Annual Data

Apr07Apr08Apr09Apr10Apr11Apr12Apr13Apr14Apr15Apr16
Research & Development 65778095117146159183202203

Finisar Corp Quarterly Data

Oct14Jan15Apr15Jul15Oct15Jan16Apr16Jul16Oct16Jan17
Research & Development 51495152515050515355
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