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Marvell Technology Group Ltd (NAS:MRVL)
Research & Development
$920 Mil (TTM As of Jan. 2017)

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. 2017 was $229 Mil. Its research and development for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Jan. 2017 was $920 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. 2017 was 240.458 (Apr. 2016 ) + 228.891 (Jul. 2016 ) + 222.463 (Oct. 2016 ) + 228.669 (Jan. 2017 ) = $920 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.


Related Terms

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.

Marvell Technology Group Ltd Annual Data

Jan08Jan09Jan10Jan11Jan12Jan13Jan14Jan15Jan16Jan17
Research & Development 9899358288981,0141,0571,1541,1591,054880

Marvell Technology Group Ltd Quarterly Data

Oct14Jan15Apr15Jul15Oct15Jan16Apr16Jul16Oct16Jan17
Research & Development 288285280286253236240229222229
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