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Adobe Systems Inc  (NAS:ADBE) Research & Development: $1,091 Mil (TTM As of May. 2017)

This is the expense the company spent on research and development. Adobe Systems Inc's research and development for the three months ended in May. 2017 was $299 Mil. Its research and development for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in May. 2017 was $1,091 Mil.


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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Adobe Systems Inc Annual Data

Nov07 Nov08 Nov09 Nov10 Nov11 Nov12 Nov13 Nov14 Nov15 Nov16
Research & Development Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only 742.82 826.63 844.35 862.73 975.99

Adobe Systems Inc Quarterly Data

Nov12 Feb13 May13 Aug13 Nov13 Feb14 May14 Aug14 Nov14 Feb15 May15 Aug15 Nov15 Feb16 May16 Aug16 Nov16 Feb17 May17 Aug17
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 248.45 257.85 285.08 299.40 315.56

Calculation

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

Research & Development for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in May. 2017 was 248.45 (Aug. 2016 ) + 257.849 (Nov. 2016 ) + 285.077 (Feb. 2017 ) + 299.401 (May. 2017 ) = $1,091 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.


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