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Marvell Technology Group, Ltd. (NAS:MRVL)
Research and Development
$1,157 Mil (TTM As of Jan. 2014)

This is the expense the company spent on research and development. Marvell Technology Group, Ltd.'s research and development for the three months ended in Jan. 2014 was $289 Mil. Its research and development for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Jan. 2014 was $1,157 Mil.


Definition

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

Marvell Technology Group, Ltd. Research & Development for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Jan. 2014 was 279.052 (Apr. 2013 ) + 292.642 (Jul. 2013 ) + 296.291 (Oct. 2013 ) + 288.9 (Jan. 2014 ) = $1,157 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.

Marvell Technology Group, Ltd. Annual Data

Jan05Jan06Jan07Jan08Jan09Jan10Jan11Jan12Jan13Jan14
Research & Development 2633116589899358288981,0141,0571,157

Marvell Technology Group, Ltd. Quarterly Data

Oct11Jan12Apr12Jul12Oct12Jan13Apr13Jul13Oct13Jan14
Research & Development 266255256264264274279293296289
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