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LSI Corp (NAS:LSI)
Research and Development
$695 Mil (TTM As of Mar. 2014)

This is the expense the company spent on research and development. LSI Corp's research and development for the three months ended in Mar. 2014 was $174 Mil. Its research and development for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Mar. 2014 was $695 Mil.


Definition

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

LSI Corp Research & Development for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Mar. 2014 was 176.448 (Jun. 2013 ) + 172.296 (Sep. 2013 ) + 172.319 (Dec. 2013 ) + 174.113 (Mar. 2014 ) = $695 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.

LSI Corp Annual Data

Dec04Dec05Dec06Dec07Dec08Dec09Dec10Dec11Dec12Dec13
Research & Development 422397413655673608670576690692

LSI Corp Quarterly Data

Dec11Mar12Jun12Sep12Dec12Mar13Jun13Sep13Dec13Mar14
Research & Development 144170176167177171176172172174
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