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This is the expense the company spent on research and development. Trimble Navigation Ltd's research and development for the three months ended in Dec. 2014 was $81 Mil. Its research and development for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Dec. 2014 was $318 Mil.
This is the expense the company spent on research and development.
Trimble Navigation Ltd Research & Development for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Dec. 2014 was 76.376 (Mar. 2014 ) + 81.807 (Jun. 2014 ) + 78.954 (Sep. 2014 ) + 80.855 (Dec. 2014 ) = $318 Mil.
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.
Trimble Navigation Ltd Annual Data
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Trimble Navigation Ltd Quarterly Data
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