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HP Inc (NYSE:HPQ)
Research and Development
$1,209 Mil (TTM As of Oct. 2016)

This is the expense the company spent on research and development. HP Inc's research and development for the three months ended in Oct. 2016 was $318 Mil. Its research and development for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Oct. 2016 was $1,209 Mil.


Definition

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

HP Inc Research & Development for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Oct. 2016 was 292 (Jan. 2016 ) + 301 (Apr. 2016 ) + 298 (Jul. 2016 ) + 318 (Oct. 2016 ) = $1,209 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.

HP Inc Annual Data

Oct07Oct08Oct09Oct10Oct11Oct12Oct13Oct14Oct15Oct16
Research & Development 3,6113,5432,8192,9593,2543,3993,1351,2981,1911,209

HP Inc Quarterly Data

Jul14Oct14Jan15Apr15Jul15Oct15Jan16Apr16Jul16Oct16
Research & Development 887-1,273304305300282292301298318
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