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Western Digital Corp (NAS:WDC)
Research and Development
$1,691 Mil (TTM As of Mar. 2015)

This is the expense the company spent on research and development. Western Digital Corp's research and development for the three months ended in Mar. 2015 was $402 Mil. Its research and development for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Mar. 2015 was $1,691 Mil.


Definition

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

Western Digital Corp Research & Development for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Mar. 2015 was 426 (Jun. 2014 ) + 437 (Sep. 2014 ) + 426 (Dec. 2014 ) + 402 (Mar. 2015 ) = $1,691 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.

Western Digital Corp Annual Data

Jun05Jun06Jun07Jun08Jun09Jun10Jun11Jun12Jun13Jun14
Research & Development 2402973064645096117031,0551,5721,661

Western Digital Corp Quarterly Data

Dec12Mar13Jun13Sep13Dec13Mar14Jun14Sep14Dec14Mar15
Research & Development 378396402401416418426437426402
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