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Symantec Corp (NAS:SYMC)
Research and Development
$1,291 Mil (TTM As of Dec. 2015)

This is the expense the company spent on research and development. Symantec Corp's research and development for the three months ended in Dec. 2015 was $174 Mil. Its research and development for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Dec. 2015 was $1,291 Mil.


Definition

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

Symantec Corp Research & Development for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Dec. 2015 was 540 (Mar. 2015 ) + 284 (Jun. 2015 ) + 293 (Sep. 2015 ) + 174 (Dec. 2015 ) = $1,291 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.

Symantec Corp Annual Data

Mar06Mar07Mar08Mar09Mar10Mar11Mar12Mar13Mar14Mar15
Research & Development 6828678948708578629691,0261,0391,144

Symantec Corp Quarterly Data

Sep13Dec13Mar14Jun14Sep14Dec14Mar15Jun15Sep15Dec15
Research & Development 248252277308276193540284293174
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