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Splunk Inc (NAS:SPLK)
Research and Development
$75.9 Mil (TTM As of Jan. 2014)

This is the expense the company spent on research and development. Splunk Inc's research and development for the three months ended in Jan. 2014 was $26.3 Mil. Its research and development for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Jan. 2014 was $75.9 Mil.


Definition

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

Splunk Inc Research & Development for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Jan. 2014 was 14.464 (Apr. 2013 ) + 16.21 (Jul. 2013 ) + 18.961 (Oct. 2013 ) + 26.26 (Jan. 2014 ) = $75.9 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.


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Gross Profit


Historical Data

* All numbers are in millions except for per share data and ratio. All numbers are in their own currency.

Splunk Inc Annual Data

Jan10Jan11Jan12Jan13Jan14
Research & Development 0.00.00.00.00.08.514.023.641.975.9

Splunk Inc Quarterly Data

Oct11Jan12Apr12Jul12Oct12Jan13Apr13Jul13Oct13Jan14
Research & Development 6.57.38.19.411.113.314.516.219.026.3
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