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VMWare Inc (NYSE:VMW)
Research and Development
$1,261 Mil (TTM As of Sep. 2015)

This is the expense the company spent on research and development. VMWare Inc's research and development for the three months ended in Sep. 2015 was $331 Mil. Its research and development for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Sep. 2015 was $1,261 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 Sep. 2015 was 303 (Dec. 2014 ) + 305 (Mar. 2015 ) + 322 (Jun. 2015 ) + 331 (Sep. 2015 ) = $1,261 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

Dec06Dec07Dec08Dec09Dec10Dec11Dec12Dec13Dec14Dec15
Research & Development 1482864294976537759991,0821,2391,300

VMWare Inc Quarterly Data

Sep13Dec13Mar14Jun14Sep14Dec14Mar15Jun15Sep15Dec15
Research & Development 266285293317327303305322331342
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