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STMicroelectronics NV (NYSE:STM)
Research and Development
$1,283 Mil (TTM As of Sep. 2015)

This is the expense the company spent on research and development. STMicroelectronics NV's research and development for the three months ended in Sep. 2015 was $331 Mil. Its research and development for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Sep. 2015 was $1,283 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 Sep. 2015 was 376 (Dec. 2014 ) + 0 (Mar. 2015 ) + 576 (Jun. 2015 ) + 331 (Sep. 2015 ) = $1,283 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

Dec06Dec07Dec08Dec09Dec10Dec11Dec12Dec13Dec14Dec15
Research & Development 1,6671,8022,0692,3652,3502,3522,4131,8161,5201,425

STMicroelectronics NV Quarterly Data

Sep13Dec13Mar14Jun14Sep14Dec14Mar15Jun15Sep15Dec15
Research & Development 4234073783893773760576331352
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