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LinkedIn Corp (NYSE:LNKD)
Research and Development
$581 Mil (TTM As of Mar. 2015)

This is the expense the company spent on research and development. LinkedIn Corp's research and development for the three months ended in Mar. 2015 was $166 Mil. Its research and development for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Mar. 2015 was $581 Mil.


Definition

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

LinkedIn Corp Research & Development for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Mar. 2015 was 128.731 (Jun. 2014 ) + 136.542 (Sep. 2014 ) + 150.289 (Dec. 2014 ) + 165.58 (Mar. 2015 ) = $581 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.

LinkedIn Corp Annual Data

Dec09Dec10Dec11Dec12Dec13Dec14
Research & Development 00003965132257396536

LinkedIn Corp Quarterly Data

Dec12Mar13Jun13Sep13Dec13Mar14Jun14Sep14Dec14Mar15
Research & Development 778196106113121129137150166
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