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Xyratex, Ltd. (NAS:XRTX)
Research and Development
$98.1 Mil (TTM As of Nov. 2013)

This is the expense the company spent on research and development. Xyratex, Ltd.'s research and development for the three months ended in Nov. 2013 was $24.3 Mil. Its research and development for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Nov. 2013 was $98.1 Mil.


Definition

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

Xyratex, Ltd. Research & Development for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Nov. 2013 was 24.409 (Feb. 2013 ) + 25.786 (May. 2013 ) + 23.61 (Aug. 2013 ) + 24.296 (Nov. 2013 ) = $98.1 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.

Xyratex, Ltd. Annual Data

Nov04Nov05Nov06Nov07Nov08Nov09Nov10Nov11Nov12Nov13
Research & Development 55.454.371.477.685.971.192.7115.6103.798.1

Xyratex, Ltd. Quarterly Data

Aug11Nov11Feb12May12Aug12Nov12Feb13May13Aug13Nov13
Research & Development 30.027.324.727.325.326.424.425.823.624.3
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