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TripAdvisor Inc (NAS:TRIP)
Research and Development
$182 Mil (TTM As of Mar. 2015)

This is the expense the company spent on research and development. TripAdvisor Inc's research and development for the three months ended in Mar. 2015 was $49 Mil. Its research and development for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Mar. 2015 was $182 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 Mar. 2015 was 41 (Jun. 2014 ) + 46 (Sep. 2014 ) + 46 (Dec. 2014 ) + 49 (Mar. 2015 ) = $182 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

Dec08Dec09Dec10Dec11Dec12Dec13Dec14
Research & Development 0003037435787131171

TripAdvisor Inc Quarterly Data

Dec12Mar13Jun13Sep13Dec13Mar14Jun14Sep14Dec14Mar15
Research & Development 24293234363841464649
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