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International Game Technology PLC (NYSE:IGT)
Research & Development
$344 Mil (TTM As of Dec. 2016)

This is the expense the company spent on research and development. International Game Technology PLC's research and development for the three months ended in Dec. 2016 was $87 Mil. Its research and development for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Dec. 2016 was $344 Mil.


Definition

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

International Game Technology PLC Research & Development for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Dec. 2016 was 84.707 (Mar. 2016 ) + 84.288 (Jun. 2016 ) + 87.354 (Sep. 2016 ) + 87.182 (Dec. 2016 ) = $344 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.

International Game Technology PLC Annual Data

Dec07Dec08Dec09Dec10Dec11Dec12Dec13Dec14Dec15Dec16
Research & Development 000000105108277344

International Game Technology PLC Quarterly Data

Sep14Dec14Mar15Jun15Sep15Dec15Mar16Jun16Sep16Dec16
Research & Development 30272285868585848787
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