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SanDisk Corp (NAS:SNDK)
Research and Development
$891 Mil (TTM As of Jun. 2015)

This is the expense the company spent on research and development. SanDisk Corp's research and development for the three months ended in Jun. 2015 was $218 Mil. Its research and development for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Jun. 2015 was $891 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 Jun. 2015 was 223.309 (Sep. 2014 ) + 226.142 (Dec. 2014 ) + 222.726 (Mar. 2015 ) + 218.418 (Jun. 2015 ) = $891 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

Mar05Mar06Mar07Mar08Mar09Mar10Mar11Mar12Mar13Mar14
Research & Development 144213339434405396443569633770

SanDisk Corp Quarterly Data

Mar13Jun13Sep13Dec13Mar14Jun14Sep14Dec14Mar15Jun15
Research & Development 171172184215199204223226223218
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