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TripAdvisor Inc (NAS:TRIP)
Research and Development
$240 Mil (TTM As of Sep. 2016)

This is the expense the company spent on research and development. TripAdvisor Inc's research and development for the three months ended in Sep. 2016 was $62 Mil. Its research and development for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Sep. 2016 was $240 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 Sep. 2016 was 55 (Dec. 2015 ) + 61 (Mar. 2016 ) + 62 (Jun. 2016 ) + 62 (Sep. 2016 ) = $240 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.

TripAdvisor Inc Annual Data

Dec08Dec09Dec10Dec11Dec12Dec13Dec14Dec15
Research & Development 003037435787131171207

TripAdvisor Inc Quarterly Data

Jun14Sep14Dec14Mar15Jun15Sep15Dec15Mar16Jun16Sep16
Research & Development 41464649505455616262
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