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This is the expense the company spent on research and development. International Business Machines Corp's research and development for the three months ended in Jun. 2014 was $1,457 Mil. Its research and development for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Jun. 2014 was $5,991 Mil.
This is the expense the company spent on research and development.
International Business Machines Corp Research & Development for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Jun. 2014 was 1468 (Sep. 2013 ) + 1565 (Dec. 2013 ) + 1501 (Mar. 2014 ) + 1457 (Jun. 2014 ) = $5,991 Mil.
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.
International Business Machines Corp Annual Data
|Research & Development||5,673||5,842||6,107||6,153||6,337||5,820||6,026||6,258||6,302||6,226|
International Business Machines Corp Quarterly Data
|Research & Development||1,601||1,587||1,534||1,580||1,644||1,548||1,468||1,565||1,501||1,457|