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Power-One, Inc. (NAS:PWER)
Research and Development
$46 Mil (TTM As of Mar. 2013)

This is the expense the company spent on research and development. Power-One, Inc.'s research and development for the three months ended in Mar. 2013 was $12 Mil. Its research and development for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Mar. 2013 was $46 Mil.


Definition

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

Power-One, Inc. Research & Development for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Mar. 2013 was 11.947 (Jun. 2012 ) + 10.885 (Sep. 2012 ) + 11.515 (Dec. 2012 ) + 11.608 (Mar. 2013 ) = $46 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.

Power-One, Inc. Annual Data

Dec03Dec04Dec05Dec06Dec07Dec08Dec09Dec10Dec11Dec12
Research & Development 41423739494530364846

Power-One, Inc. Quarterly Data

Dec10Mar11Jun11Sep11Dec11Mar12Jun12Sep12Dec12Mar13
Research & Development 10111212131212111212
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