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VMWare Inc (NYSE:VMW)
Research and Development
$1,161 Mil (TTM As of Jun. 2014)

This is the expense the company spent on research and development. VMWare Inc's research and development for the three months ended in Jun. 2014 was $317 Mil. Its research and development for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Jun. 2014 was $1,161 Mil.


Definition

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

VMWare Inc Research & Development for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Jun. 2014 was 266 (Sep. 2013 ) + 285 (Dec. 2013 ) + 293 (Mar. 2014 ) + 317 (Jun. 2014 ) = $1,161 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.

VMWare Inc Annual Data

Dec04Dec05Dec06Dec07Dec08Dec09Dec10Dec11Dec12Dec13
Research & Development 0731482864294976537759991,082

VMWare Inc Quarterly Data

Jun12Sep12Dec12Mar13Jun13Sep13Dec13Mar14Jun14Sep14
Research & Development 249260268271261266285293317327
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