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STMicroelectronics NV (NYSE:STM)
Research and Development
$1,816 Mil (TTM As of Dec. 2013)

This is the expense the company spent on research and development. STMicroelectronics NV's research and development for the three months ended in Dec. 2013 was $407 Mil. Its research and development for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Dec. 2013 was $1,816 Mil.


Definition

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

STMicroelectronics NV Research & Development for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Dec. 2013 was 533 (Mar. 2013 ) + 453 (Jun. 2013 ) + 423 (Sep. 2013 ) + 407 (Dec. 2013 ) = $1,816 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.

STMicroelectronics NV Annual Data

Dec04Dec05Dec06Dec07Dec08Dec09Dec10Dec11Dec12Dec13
Research & Development 1,5321,6301,6671,8022,0692,3652,3502,3522,4131,816

STMicroelectronics NV Quarterly Data

Sep11Dec11Mar12Jun12Sep12Dec12Mar13Jun13Sep13Dec13
Research & Development 596614633617578585533453423407
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