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Kratos Defense & Security Solutions Inc (NAS:KTOS)
Research & Development
$13.9 Mil (TTM As of Dec. 2016)

This is the expense the company spent on research and development. Kratos Defense & Security Solutions Inc's research and development for the three months ended in Dec. 2016 was $3.8 Mil. Its research and development for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Dec. 2016 was $13.9 Mil.


Definition

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

Kratos Defense & Security Solutions Inc Research & Development for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Dec. 2016 was 2.9 (Mar. 2016 ) + 4 (Jun. 2016 ) + 3.2 (Sep. 2016 ) + 3.8 (Dec. 2016 ) = $13.9 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.

Kratos Defense & Security Solutions Inc Annual Data

Dec07Dec08Dec09Dec10Dec11Dec12Dec13Dec14Dec15Dec16
Research & Development 0.00.91.82.28.617.819.718.616.213.9

Kratos Defense & Security Solutions Inc Quarterly Data

Sep14Dec14Mar15Jun15Sep15Dec15Mar16Jun16Sep16Dec16
Research & Development 4.95.03.94.33.54.52.94.03.23.8
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