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Micron Technology Inc (NAS:MU)
Research and Development
$1,585 Mil (TTM As of May. 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 May. 2016 was $382 Mil. Its research and development for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in May. 2016 was $1,585 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 May. 2016 was 379 (Aug. 2015 ) + 421 (Nov. 2015 ) + 403 (Feb. 2016 ) + 382 (May. 2016 ) = $1,585 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.


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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 own currency.

Micron Technology Inc Annual Data

Aug06Aug07Aug08Aug09Aug10Aug11Aug12Aug13Aug14Aug15
Research & Development 6568056806476247919189311,3711,540

Micron Technology Inc Quarterly Data

Feb14May14Aug14Nov14Feb15May15Aug15Nov15Feb16May16
Research & Development 344349358376379406379421403382
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