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Marvell Technology Group Ltd (NAS:MRVL)
Research and Development
$1,149 Mil (TTM As of Apr. 2015)

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 Apr. 2015 was $280 Mil. Its research and development for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Apr. 2015 was $1,149 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 Apr. 2015 was 294.764 (Jul. 2014 ) + 288.435 (Oct. 2014 ) + 285.497 (Jan. 2015 ) + 280.114 (Apr. 2015 ) = $1,149 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

Jan06Jan07Jan08Jan09Jan10Jan11Jan12Jan13Jan14Jan15
Research & Development 3116589899358288981,0141,0571,1571,164

Marvell Technology Group Ltd Quarterly Data

Jan13Apr13Jul13Oct13Jan14Apr14Jul14Oct14Jan15Apr15
Research & Development 274279293296289295295288285280
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