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Symantec Corp (NAS:SYMC)
Research & Development
$823 Mil (TTM As of Mar. 2017)

This is the expense the company spent on research and development. Symantec Corp's research and development for the three months ended in Mar. 2017 was $249 Mil. Its research and development for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Mar. 2017 was $823 Mil.


Definition

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

Symantec Corp Research & Development for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Mar. 2017 was 170 (Jun. 2016 ) + 200 (Sep. 2016 ) + 204 (Dec. 2016 ) + 249 (Mar. 2017 ) = $823 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.


Related Terms

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.

Symantec Corp Annual Data

Mar08Mar09Mar10Mar11Mar12Mar13Mar14Mar15Mar16Mar17
Research & Development 8948708578629691,026722812748823

Symantec Corp Quarterly Data

Dec14Mar15Jun15Sep15Dec15Mar16Jun16Sep16Dec16Mar17
Research & Development 193208198199174177170200204249
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