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Micron Technology Inc (NAS:MU)
Research and Development
$1,280 Mil (TTM As of May. 2014)

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. 2014 was $349 Mil. Its research and development for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in May. 2014 was $1,280 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. 2014 was 267 (Aug. 2013 ) + 320 (Nov. 2013 ) + 344 (Feb. 2014 ) + 349 (May. 2014 ) = $1,280 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

Aug04Aug05Aug06Aug07Aug08Aug09Aug10Aug11Aug12Aug13
Research & Development 755604656805680647624791918931

Micron Technology Inc Quarterly Data

Feb12May12Aug12Nov12Feb13May13Aug13Nov13Feb14May14
Research & Development 222231235224214226267320344349
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