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Jack Henry & Associates, Inc (NAS:JKHY)
Research and Development
$69 Mil (TTM As of Dec. 2014)

This is the expense the company spent on research and development. Jack Henry & Associates, Inc's research and development for the three months ended in Dec. 2014 was $18 Mil. Its research and development for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Dec. 2014 was $69 Mil.


Definition

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

Jack Henry & Associates, Inc Research & Development for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Dec. 2014 was 17.486 (Mar. 2014 ) + 17.448 (Jun. 2014 ) + 16.791 (Sep. 2014 ) + 17.681 (Dec. 2014 ) = $69 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.

Jack Henry & Associates, Inc Annual Data

Jun05Jun06Jun07Jun08Jun09Jun10Jun11Jun12Jun13Jun14
Research & Development 28323643435163616367

Jack Henry & Associates, Inc Quarterly Data

Dec12Mar13Jun13Sep13Dec13Mar14Jun14Sep14Dec14Mar15
Research & Development 16161716161717171818
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