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Oracle Research and Development Expense (Quarterly):

1.329B for Aug. 31, 2014

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Aug. 31, 2014 1.329B
May 31, 2014 1.348B
Feb. 28, 2014 1.292B
Nov. 30, 2013 1.284B
Aug. 31, 2013 1.237B
May 31, 2013 1.264B
Feb. 28, 2013 1.186B
Nov. 30, 2012 1.211B
Aug. 31, 2012 1.201B
May 31, 2012 1.226B
Feb. 29, 2012 1.145B
Nov. 30, 2011 1.102B
Aug. 31, 2011 1.05B
May 31, 2011 1.17B
Feb. 28, 2011 1.127B
Nov. 30, 2010 1.119B
Aug. 31, 2010 1.103B
May 31, 2010 1.063B
Feb. 28, 2010 823.00M
Nov. 30, 2009 708.00M
Aug. 31, 2009 660.00M
May 31, 2009 730.00M
Feb. 28, 2009 677.00M
Nov. 30, 2008 651.00M
Aug. 31, 2008 708.00M
   
May 31, 2008 734.00M
Feb. 29, 2008 682.00M
Nov. 30, 2007 674.00M
Aug. 31, 2007 652.00M
May 31, 2007 599.00M
Feb. 28, 2007 570.00M
Nov. 30, 2006 519.00M
Aug. 31, 2006 506.00M
May 31, 2006 537.00M
Feb. 28, 2006 467.00M
Nov. 30, 2005 468.00M
Aug. 31, 2005 400.00M
May 31, 2005 457.00M
Feb. 28, 2005 411.00M
Nov. 30, 2004 320.00M
Aug. 31, 2004 303.00M
May 31, 2004 320.00M
Feb. 29, 2004 322.00M
Nov. 30, 2003 323.00M
Aug. 31, 2003 298.00M
May 31, 2003 298.00M
Feb. 28, 2003 301.00M
Nov. 30, 2002 295.00M
Aug. 31, 2002 286.00M
May 31, 2002 282.00M

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About R&D Expense

R&D expenses are a line item from many companies' income statements.

R&D expense (short for research and development expense) is essentially the amount of money that a company spends to develop new products and services each year. For example, if a pharmaceutical firm hires research scientists to develop new drugs, the salaries of these researchers will generally be expensed in the R&D expense category.

Like marketing expenses, but unlike capital expenditures, R&D expenses are subtracted from revenues every year directly. Therefore, accountants treat R&D spending as an expense rather than as an investment, though there is continuous debate over whether this is the correct classification.

An investor looking at companies with large R&D expenditures should think hard about whether a single company's R&D spending is an expense (like buying rubber to produce tires) or whether it is an investment (like buying machinery to produce tires more efficiently). Determining the answer to that question can have a large impact on how the company is valued.
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ORCL Research and Development Expense (Quarterly) Benchmarks

Companies
Microsoft 3.123B
Apple 1.603B
SAP 776.46M

ORCL Research and Development Expense (Quarterly) Range, Past 5 Years

Minimum 708.00M Nov 2009
Maximum 1.348B May 2014
Average 1.149B

ORCL Research and Development Expense (Quarterly) Excel Add-In Codes

  • Metric Code: r_and_d_expense
  • Latest data point: =YCP("ORCL", "r_and_d_expense")
  • Last 5 data points: =YCS("ORCL", "r_and_d_expense", -4)

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