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MACOM Technology Solutions Holdings Inc (NAS:MTSI)
Research & Development
$112.6 Mil (TTM As of Dec. 2016)

This is the expense the company spent on research and development. MACOM Technology Solutions Holdings Inc's research and development for the three months ended in Dec. 2016 was $30.2 Mil. Its research and development for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Dec. 2016 was $112.6 Mil.


Definition

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

MACOM Technology Solutions Holdings Inc Research & Development for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Dec. 2016 was 26.203 (Mar. 2016 ) + 26.064 (Jun. 2016 ) + 30.109 (Sep. 2016 ) + 30.174 (Dec. 2016 ) = $112.6 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.

MACOM Technology Solutions Holdings Inc Annual Data

Sep09Sep10Sep11Sep12Sep13Sep14Sep15Sep16
Research & Development 0.00.013.625.836.136.842.571.482.2107.7

MACOM Technology Solutions Holdings Inc Quarterly Data

Sep14Dec14Mar15Jun15Sep15Dec15Mar16Jun16Sep16Dec16
Research & Development 17.818.820.421.022.025.326.226.130.130.2
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