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Red Hat Inc (NYSE:RHT)
Research and Development
$350 Mil (TTM As of Aug. 2014)

This is the expense the company spent on research and development. Red Hat Inc's research and development for the three months ended in Aug. 2014 was $95 Mil. Its research and development for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Aug. 2014 was $350 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 Aug. 2014 was 82.519 (Nov. 2013 ) + 82.644 (Feb. 2014 ) + 89.939 (May. 2014 ) + 95.265 (Aug. 2014 ) = $350 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.

Red Hat Inc Annual Data

Feb05Feb06Feb07Feb08Feb09Feb10Feb11Feb12Feb13Feb14
Research & Development 32417197130148171209263317

Red Hat Inc Quarterly Data

May12Aug12Nov12Feb13May13Aug13Nov13Feb14May14Aug14
Research & Development 60636971747883839095
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