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This is the expense the company spent on research and development. Western Digital Corporation's research and development for the three months ended in Dec. 2013 was $421 Mil. Its research and development for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Dec. 2013 was $1,620 Mil.
This is the expense the company spent on research and development.
Western Digital Corporation Research & Development for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Dec. 2013 was 396 (Mar. 2013 ) + 402 (Jun. 2013 ) + 401 (Sep. 2013 ) + 421 (Dec. 2013 ) = $1,620 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.
Western Digital Corporation Annual Data
|Research & Development||202||240||297||306||464||509||611||703||1,055||1,572|
Western Digital Corporation Quarterly Data
|Research & Development||193||191||265||406||396||378||396||402||401||421|