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Apple Research & Development

: $16,766 Mil (TTM As of Dec. 2019)
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This is the expense the company spent on research and development. Apple's research and development for the three months ended in Dec. 2019 was $4,451 Mil. Its research and development for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Dec. 2019 was $16,766 Mil.


Apple Research & Development Historical Data

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

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Apple Annual Data
Sep10 Sep11 Sep12 Sep13 Sep14 Sep15 Sep16 Sep17 Sep18 Sep19
Research & Development Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only 8,067.00 10,045.00 11,581.00 14,236.00 16,217.00

Apple Quarterly Data
Mar15 Jun15 Sep15 Dec15 Mar16 Jun16 Sep16 Dec16 Mar17 Jun17 Sep17 Dec17 Mar18 Jun18 Sep18 Dec18 Mar19 Jun19 Sep19 Dec19
Research & Development Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only 3,902.00 3,948.00 4,257.00 4,110.00 4,451.00

Apple Research & Development Calculation

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

Research & Development for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Dec. 2019 was 3948 (Mar. 2019 ) + 4257 (Jun. 2019 ) + 4110 (Sep. 2019 ) + 4451 (Dec. 2019 ) = $16,766 Mil.

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


Apple  (NAS:AAPL) Research & Development 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.


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