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Micron Technology Inc (NAS:MU)
Research and Development
$1,609 Mil (TTM As of Feb. 2016)

This is the expense the company spent on research and development. Micron Technology Inc's research and development for the three months ended in Feb. 2016 was $403 Mil. Its research and development for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Feb. 2016 was $1,609 Mil.


Definition

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

Micron Technology Inc Research & Development for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Feb. 2016 was 406 (May. 2015 ) + 379 (Aug. 2015 ) + 421 (Nov. 2015 ) + 403 (Feb. 2016 ) = $1,609 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.

Micron Technology Inc Annual Data

Aug06Aug07Aug08Aug09Aug10Aug11Aug12Aug13Aug14Aug15
Research & Development 6568056806476247919189311,3711,540

Micron Technology Inc Quarterly Data

Nov13Feb14May14Aug14Nov14Feb15May15Aug15Nov15Feb16
Research & Development 320344349358376379406379421403
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