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Seagate Technology PLC (NAS:STX)
Research and Development
$1,237 Mil (TTM As of Sep. 2016)

This is the expense the company spent on research and development. Seagate Technology PLC's research and development for the six months ended in Sep. 2016 was $315 Mil. Its research and development for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Sep. 2016 was $1,237 Mil.


Definition

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

For company reported semi-annually, GuruFocus uses latest annual data as the TTM data. Seagate Technology PLC Research & Development for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Sep. 2016 was $1,237 Mil.

* All numbers are in millions except for per share data and ratio. All numbers are in their local exchange's 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 local exchange's currency.

Seagate Technology PLC Annual Data

Jun07Jun08Jun09Jun10Jun11Jun12Jun13Jun14Jun15Jun16
Research & Development 9041,0289538778751,0061,1331,2261,3531,237

Seagate Technology PLC Semi-Annual Data

Jun14Sep14Dec14Mar15Jun15Sep15Dec15Mar16Jun16Sep16
Research & Development 323342341346324328304298307315
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