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Marvell Technology Group Ltd (NAS:MRVL)
Research and Development
$1,167 Mil (TTM As of Oct. 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 Oct. 2014 was $288 Mil. Its research and development for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Oct. 2014 was $1,167 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 Oct. 2014 was 288.9 (Jan. 2014 ) + 295.363 (Apr. 2014 ) + 294.764 (Jul. 2014 ) + 288.435 (Oct. 2014 ) = $1,167 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

Jul12Oct12Jan13Apr13Jul13Oct13Jan14Apr14Jul14Oct14
Research & Development 264264274279293296289295295288
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