Indicator Description [Research and Development Expense]: A component of [OPEX] representing the aggregate costs incurred in a planned search or critical investigation aimed at discovery of new knowledge with the hope that such knowledge will be useful in developing a new product or service.
Company Self Description [AUTODESK INC]: We are a world leading design software and services company, offering customers productive business solutions through powerful technology products and services. We serve customers in the architecture, engineering and construction; manufacturing; and digital media, consumer and entertainment industries. Our sophisticated software products enable our customers to experience their ideas before they are real. Customers are able to imagine, design and create their ideas by visualizing, simulating and analyzing real-world performance early in the design process by creating and manipulating digital prototypes. These capabilities allow our customers to foster innovation, optimize and improve their designs, save time and money, improve quality, communicate intentions, and collaborate with others. Our professional software products are sold globally, both directly to customers and through a network of resellers and distributors. Additionally, we sell a line of consumer products for digital art, personal design and creativity, and home design. These products are sold over the Internet and in various digital storefronts, including the Apple App Store and the Google Play Store.
Dimension: (Most Recent - Annual) - MRY
Statement: Income Statement
Index Membership: S&P500, NASDAQ100, RUSSELL1000