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Xilinx Inc (NAS:XLNX)
Research and Development
$522 Mil (TTM As of Dec. 2014)

This is the expense the company spent on research and development. Xilinx Inc's research and development for the three months ended in Dec. 2014 was $133 Mil. Its research and development for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Dec. 2014 was $522 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. 2014 was 127.812 (Mar. 2014 ) + 122.013 (Jun. 2014 ) + 138.335 (Sep. 2014 ) + 133.455 (Dec. 2014 ) = $522 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.

Xilinx Inc Annual Data

Mar06Mar07Mar08Mar09Mar10Mar11Mar12Mar13Mar14Mar15
Research & Development 326388358355369392435476492526

Xilinx Inc Quarterly Data

Dec12Mar13Jun13Sep13Dec13Mar14Jun14Sep14Dec14Mar15
Research & Development 129111112125128128122138133132
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