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Synaptics Inc (NAS:SYNA)
Research and Development
$304 Mil (TTM As of Sep. 2016)

This is the expense the company spent on research and development. Synaptics Inc's research and development for the three months ended in Sep. 2016 was $73 Mil. Its research and development for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Sep. 2016 was $304 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 Sep. 2016 was 78.6 (Dec. 2015 ) + 73.9 (Mar. 2016 ) + 78.2 (Jun. 2016 ) + 73.4 (Sep. 2016 ) = $304 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.

Synaptics Inc Annual Data

Jun07Jun08Jun09Jun10Jun11Jun12Jun13Jun14Jun15Jun16
Research & Development 39506887105118145193293311

Synaptics Inc Quarterly Data

Jun14Sep14Dec14Mar15Jun15Sep15Dec15Mar16Jun16Sep16
Research & Development 57587779808179747873
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