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Micron Technology, Inc. (NAS:MU)
Research and Development
$1,157 Mil (TTM As of Feb. 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 Feb. 2014 was $344 Mil. Its research and development for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Feb. 2014 was $1,157 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. 2014 was 226 (May. 2013 ) + 267 (Aug. 2013 ) + 320 (Nov. 2013 ) + 344 (Feb. 2014 ) = $1,157 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

Nov11Feb12May12Aug12Nov12Feb13May13Aug13Nov13Feb14
Research & Development 230222231235224214226267320344
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