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Seagate Technology PLC (NAS:STX)
Research & Development
$1,225 Mil (TTM As of Dec. 2016)

This is the expense the company spent on research and development. Seagate Technology PLC's research and development for the three months ended in Dec. 2016 was $305 Mil. Its research and development for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Dec. 2016 was $1,225 Mil.


Definition

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

Seagate Technology PLC Research & Development for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Dec. 2016 was 298 (Mar. 2016 ) + 307 (Jun. 2016 ) + 315 (Sep. 2016 ) + 305 (Dec. 2016 ) = $1,225 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 Quarterly Data

Sep14Dec14Mar15Jun15Sep15Dec15Mar16Jun16Sep16Dec16
Research & Development 342341346324328304298307315305
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