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Xilinx Inc (NAS:XLNX)
Research & Development
$573 Mil (TTM As of Dec. 2016)

This is the expense the company spent on research and development. Xilinx Inc's research and development for the three months ended in Dec. 2016 was $159 Mil. Its research and development for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Dec. 2016 was $573 Mil.


Definition

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

Xilinx Inc Research & Development for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Dec. 2016 was 135.645 (Mar. 2016 ) + 136.125 (Jun. 2016 ) + 141.814 (Sep. 2016 ) + 159.248 (Dec. 2016 ) = $573 Mil.

* All numbers are in millions except for per share data and ratio. All numbers are in their local exchange's 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 local exchange's currency.

Xilinx Inc Annual Data

Mar07Mar08Mar09Mar10Mar11Mar12Mar13Mar14Mar15Mar16
Research & Development 388358355369392435476492526534

Xilinx Inc Quarterly Data

Sep14Dec14Mar15Jun15Sep15Dec15Mar16Jun16Sep16Dec16
Research & Development 138133132127130141136136142159
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