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Mercury Systems Inc (NAS:MRCY)
Research & Development
$50.7 Mil (TTM As of Mar. 2017)

This is the expense the company spent on research and development. Mercury Systems Inc's research and development for the three months ended in Mar. 2017 was $14.2 Mil. Its research and development for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Mar. 2017 was $50.7 Mil.


Definition

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

Mercury Systems Inc Research & Development for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Mar. 2017 was 10.497 (Jun. 2016 ) + 12.838 (Sep. 2016 ) + 13.156 (Dec. 2016 ) + 14.198 (Mar. 2017 ) = $50.7 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.


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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.

Mercury Systems Inc Annual Data

Jun07Jun08Jun09Jun10Jun11Jun12Jun13Jun14Jun15Jun16
Research & Development 58.545.242.441.544.546.032.635.732.633.5

Mercury Systems Inc Quarterly Data

Dec14Mar15Jun15Sep15Dec15Mar16Jun16Sep16Dec16Mar17
Research & Development 7.98.18.68.98.87.310.512.813.214.2
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