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Synaptics Inc (NAS:SYNA)
Research and Development
$313 Mil (TTM As of Mar. 2016)

This is the expense the company spent on research and development. Synaptics Inc's research and development for the three months ended in Mar. 2016 was $74 Mil. Its research and development for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Mar. 2016 was $313 Mil.


Definition

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

Synaptics Inc Research & Development for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Mar. 2016 was 79.7 (Jun. 2015 ) + 80.5 (Sep. 2015 ) + 78.6 (Dec. 2015 ) + 73.9 (Mar. 2016 ) = $313 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.

Synaptics Inc Annual Data

Jun06Jun07Jun08Jun09Jun10Jun11Jun12Jun13Jun14Jun15
Research & Development 3539506887105118145193293

Synaptics Inc Quarterly Data

Dec13Mar14Jun14Sep14Dec14Mar15Jun15Sep15Dec15Mar16
Research & Development 46495758777980817974
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