Cisco Systems Inc (CSCO)

46.28 -0.31  -0.67% NASDAQ Feb 19, 16:59 Delayed 2m USD

Cisco Systems Research and Development Expense (Quarterly):

1.57B for Jan. 31, 2020
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Jan. 31, 2020 1.57B
Oct. 31, 2019 1.666B
July 31, 2019 1.753B
April 30, 2019 1.659B
Jan. 31, 2019 1.557B
Oct. 31, 2018 1.608B
July 31, 2018 1.626B
April 30, 2018 1.59B
Jan. 31, 2018 1.549B
Oct. 31, 2017 1.567B
July 31, 2017 1.499B
April 30, 2017 1.507B
Jan. 31, 2017 1.508B
Oct. 31, 2016 1.545B
July 31, 2016 1.601B
April 30, 2016 1.626B
Jan. 31, 2016 1.509B
Oct. 31, 2015 1.56B
July 31, 2015 1.548B
April 30, 2015 1.547B
Jan. 31, 2015 1.529B
Oct. 31, 2014 1.583B
July 31, 2014 1.593B
April 30, 2014 1.565B
Jan. 31, 2014 1.412B
   
Oct. 31, 2013 1.724B
July 31, 2013 1.517B
April 30, 2013 1.542B
Jan. 31, 2013 1.452B
Oct. 31, 2012 1.431B
July 31, 2012 1.416B
April 30, 2012 1.358B
Jan. 31, 2012 1.339B
Oct. 31, 2011 1.375B
July 31, 2011 1.484B
April 30, 2011 1.43B
Jan. 31, 2011 1.478B
Oct. 31, 2010 1.431B
July 31, 2010 1.391B
April 30, 2010 1.411B
Jan. 31, 2010 1.247B
Oct. 31, 2009 1.224B
July 31, 2009 1.28B
April 30, 2009 1.243B
Jan. 31, 2009 1.279B
Oct. 31, 2008 1.406B
July 31, 2008 1.35B
April 30, 2008 1.483B
Jan. 31, 2008 1.26B
Oct. 31, 2007 1.192B

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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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Research and Development Expense (Quarterly) Benchmarks

Benchmarks
Hewlett Packard Enterprise Co 438.00M
Apple Inc 4.451B
Intel Corp 3.384B

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

Minimum 1.499B Jul 2017
Maximum 1.753B Jul 2019
Average 1.580B
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