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Finisar Corp (NAS:FNSR)
Research and Development
$202 Mil (TTM As of Jul. 2016)

This is the expense the company spent on research and development. Finisar Corp's research and development for the three months ended in Jul. 2016 was $51 Mil. Its research and development for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Jul. 2016 was $202 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 Jul. 2016 was 50.972 (Oct. 2015 ) + 49.84 (Jan. 2016 ) + 50.169 (Apr. 2016 ) + 51.008 (Jul. 2016 ) = $202 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

Apr14Jul14Oct14Jan15Apr15Jul15Oct15Jan16Apr16Jul16
Research & Development 48515149515251505051
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