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Red Hat Inc (NYSE:RHT)
Research and Development
$467 Mil (TTM As of Nov. 2016)

This is the expense the company spent on research and development. Red Hat Inc's research and development for the three months ended in Nov. 2016 was $122 Mil. Its research and development for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Nov. 2016 was $467 Mil.


Definition

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

Red Hat Inc Research & Development for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Nov. 2016 was 108.498 (Feb. 2016 ) + 115.016 (May. 2016 ) + 121.265 (Aug. 2016 ) + 122.469 (Nov. 2016 ) = $467 Mil.

* All numbers are in millions except for per share data and ratio. All numbers are in their local exchange's 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 local exchange's currency.

Red Hat Inc Annual Data

Feb07Feb08Feb09Feb10Feb11Feb12Feb13Feb14Feb15Feb16
Research & Development 7197130148171209263317368413

Red Hat Inc Quarterly Data

Aug14Nov14Feb15May15Aug15Nov15Feb16May16Aug16Nov16
Research & Development 95919297102105108115121122
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