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PMC-Sierra Inc (NAS:PMCS)
Research and Development
$204.1 Mil (TTM As of Jun. 2015)

This is the expense the company spent on research and development. PMC-Sierra Inc's research and development for the three months ended in Jun. 2015 was $55.8 Mil. Its research and development for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Jun. 2015 was $204.1 Mil.


Definition

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

PMC-Sierra Inc Research & Development for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Jun. 2015 was 48.441 (Sep. 2014 ) + 50.942 (Dec. 2014 ) + 48.866 (Mar. 2015 ) + 55.833 (Jun. 2015 ) = $204.1 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.

PMC-Sierra Inc Annual Data

Dec05Dec06Dec07Dec08Dec09Dec10Dec11Dec12Dec13Dec14
Research & Development 118.7158.7159.1157.6149.2187.5227.1220.9211.0198.9

PMC-Sierra Inc Quarterly Data

Mar13Jun13Sep13Dec13Mar14Jun14Sep14Dec14Mar15Jun15
Research & Development 54.651.750.754.050.149.448.450.948.955.8
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