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Google Inc (NAS:GOOG)
Research and Development
$8,241 Mil (TTM As of Mar. 2014)

This is the expense the company spent on research and development. Google Inc's research and development for the three months ended in Mar. 2014 was $2,126 Mil. Its research and development for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Mar. 2014 was $8,241 Mil.


Definition

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

Google Inc Research & Development for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Mar. 2014 was 1987 (Jun. 2013 ) + 2017 (Sep. 2013 ) + 2111 (Dec. 2013 ) + 2126 (Mar. 2014 ) = $8,241 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.

Google Inc Annual Data

Dec04Dec05Dec06Dec07Dec08Dec09Dec10Dec11Dec12Dec13
Research & Development 2266001,2292,1202,7932,8433,7625,1626,7937,952

Google Inc Quarterly Data

Dec11Mar12Jun12Sep12Dec12Mar13Jun13Sep13Dec13Mar14
Research & Development 1,3011,4411,5381,8791,9351,8371,9872,0172,1112,126
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