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Hewlett-Packard Co (NYSE:HPQ)
Research and Development
$3,210 Mil (TTM As of Apr. 2014)

This is the expense the company spent on research and development. Hewlett-Packard Co's research and development for the three months ended in Apr. 2014 was $873 Mil. Its research and development for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Apr. 2014 was $3,210 Mil.


Definition

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

Hewlett-Packard Co Research & Development for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Apr. 2014 was 797 (Jul. 2013 ) + 729 (Oct. 2013 ) + 811 (Jan. 2014 ) + 873 (Apr. 2014 ) = $3,210 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.

Hewlett-Packard Co Annual Data

Oct04Oct05Oct06Oct07Oct08Oct09Oct10Oct11Oct12Oct13
Research & Development 3,5633,4903,5913,6113,5432,8192,9593,2543,3993,135

Hewlett-Packard Co Quarterly Data

Jan12Apr12Jul12Oct12Jan13Apr13Jul13Oct13Jan14Apr14
Research & Development 786850854909794815797729811873
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