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TripAdvisor Inc (NAS:TRIP)
Research and Development
$232 Mil (TTM As of Jun. 2016)

This is the expense the company spent on research and development. TripAdvisor Inc's research and development for the three months ended in Jun. 2016 was $62 Mil. Its research and development for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Jun. 2016 was $232 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 Jun. 2016 was 54 (Sep. 2015 ) + 55 (Dec. 2015 ) + 61 (Mar. 2016 ) + 62 (Jun. 2016 ) = $232 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

Mar14Jun14Sep14Dec14Mar15Jun15Sep15Dec15Mar16Jun16
Research & Development 38414646495054556162
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