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Micron Technology Inc (NAS:MU)
Research and Development
$1,427 Mil (TTM As of Nov. 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 Nov. 2014 was $376 Mil. Its research and development for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Nov. 2014 was $1,427 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 Nov. 2014 was 344 (Feb. 2014 ) + 349 (May. 2014 ) + 358 (Aug. 2014 ) + 376 (Nov. 2014 ) = $1,427 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

Aug05Aug06Aug07Aug08Aug09Aug10Aug11Aug12Aug13Aug14
Research & Development 6046568056806476247919189311,371

Micron Technology Inc Quarterly Data

Aug12Nov12Feb13May13Aug13Nov13Feb14May14Aug14Nov14
Research & Development 235224214226267320344349358376
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