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TripAdvisor Inc (NAS:TRIP)
Research and Development
$208 Mil (TTM As of Dec. 2015)

This is the expense the company spent on research and development. TripAdvisor Inc's research and development for the three months ended in Dec. 2015 was $55 Mil. Its research and development for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Dec. 2015 was $208 Mil.


Definition

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

TripAdvisor Inc Research & Development for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Dec. 2015 was 49 (Mar. 2015 ) + 50 (Jun. 2015 ) + 54 (Sep. 2015 ) + 55 (Dec. 2015 ) = $208 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.

TripAdvisor Inc Annual Data

Dec08Dec09Dec10Dec11Dec12Dec13Dec14Dec15
Research & Development 003037435787131171207

TripAdvisor Inc Quarterly Data

Sep13Dec13Mar14Jun14Sep14Dec14Mar15Jun15Sep15Dec15
Research & Development 34363841464649505455
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