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SanDisk Corp (NAS:SNDK)
Research and Development
$770 Mil (TTM As of Mar. 2014)

This is the expense the company spent on research and development. SanDisk Corp's research and development for the three months ended in Mar. 2014 was $199 Mil. Its research and development for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Mar. 2014 was $770 Mil.


Definition

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

SanDisk Corp Research & Development for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Mar. 2014 was 172.041 (Jun. 2013 ) + 183.821 (Sep. 2013 ) + 215.281 (Dec. 2013 ) + 198.829 (Mar. 2014 ) = $770 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.

SanDisk Corp Annual Data

Dec04Dec05Dec06Dec07Dec08Dec09Dec10Dec11Dec12Dec13
Research & Development 125195307418430384423547603742

SanDisk Corp Quarterly Data

Mar12Jun12Sep12Dec12Mar13Jun13Sep13Dec13Mar14Jun14
Research & Development 141152150159171172184215199204
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