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Quality Systems Inc (NAS:QSII)
Research & Development
$78.3 Mil (TTM As of Mar. 2017)

This is the expense the company spent on research and development. Quality Systems Inc's research and development for the three months ended in Mar. 2017 was $22.1 Mil. Its research and development for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Mar. 2017 was $78.3 Mil.


Definition

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

Quality Systems Inc Research & Development for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Mar. 2017 was 18.224 (Jun. 2016 ) + 18.292 (Sep. 2016 ) + 19.714 (Dec. 2016 ) + 22.111 (Mar. 2017 ) = $78.3 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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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.

Quality Systems Inc Annual Data

Mar08Mar09Mar10Mar11Mar12Mar13Mar14Mar15Mar16Mar17
Research & Development 11.413.816.521.831.430.941.569.265.778.3

Quality Systems Inc Quarterly Data

Dec14Mar15Jun15Sep15Dec15Mar16Jun16Sep16Dec16Mar17
Research & Development 18.517.617.118.014.516.118.218.319.722.1
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