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TIBCO Software, Inc. (NAS:TIBX)
Research and Development
$173 Mil (TTM As of Feb. 2014)

This is the expense the company spent on research and development. TIBCO Software, Inc.'s research and development for the three months ended in Feb. 2014 was $44 Mil. Its research and development for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Feb. 2014 was $173 Mil.


Definition

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

TIBCO Software, Inc. Research & Development for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Feb. 2014 was 42.575 (May. 2013 ) + 43.391 (Aug. 2013 ) + 43.331 (Nov. 2013 ) + 43.616 (Feb. 2014 ) = $173 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.

TIBCO Software, Inc. Annual Data

Nov04Nov05Nov06Nov07Nov08Nov09Nov10Nov11Nov12Nov13
Research & Development 61738693107109125143155171

TIBCO Software, Inc. Quarterly Data

Nov11Feb12May12Aug12Nov12Feb13May13Aug13Nov13Feb14
Research & Development 38373939394243434344
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