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Chobe Holdings (BOT:CHOBT) Intangible Assets

: BWP0.00 Mil (As of . 20)
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Intangible assets are defined as identifiable non-monetary assets that cannot be seen, touched or physically measured. Chobe Holdings's intangible assets for the quarter that ended in . 20 was BWP0.00 Mil.


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Chobe Holdings Intangible Assets Calculation

Intangible assets are defined as identifiable non-monetary assets that cannot be seen, touched or physically measured. Examples of intangible assets include trade secrets, copyrights, patents, trademarks. If a company acquires assets at the prices above the book value, it may carry goodwill on its balance sheet. Goodwill reflects the difference between the price the company paid and the book value of the assets.


Chobe Holdings  (BOT:CHOBT) Intangible Assets Explanation

If a company (company A) received a patent through their own work, though it has value, it does not show up on its balance sheet as an intangible asset. However, if company A sells this patent to company B, it will show up on company B's balance sheet as an intangible asset.

The same applies to brand names, trade secrets etc. For instance, Coca-Cola's brand is extremely valuable, but the brand does not appear on its balance sheet, because the brand was never acquired.

Some intangibles are amortized. Amortization is the depreciation of intangible assets.

Many intangibles are not amortized. They may still be written down when the company decides the asset is impaired.

Whenever you see an increase in goodwill over a number of years, you can assume it's because the company is out buying other businesses above book value. GOOD if buying businesses with durable competitive advantage.

If goodwill stays the same, the company when acquiring other companies is either paying less than book value or not acquiring. Businesses with moats never sell for less than book value.

Intangibles acquired are on balance sheet at fair value.

Internally developed brand names (Coke, Wrigleys, Band-Aid) however are not reflected on the balance sheet.

One of the reasons competitive advantage power can remain hidden for so long.


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Companies may change the way intangible assets are amortized, and this will affect their reported earnings.


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Chobe Holdings (BOT:CHOBT) Business Description

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Twin Towers, West Wing,, Plot 28892, First Floor, Fairgrounds, Gaborone, BWA
Chobe Holdings Ltd is engaged in providing photographic safari operations and associated support activities. It operates Desert & Delta Safaris, Chobe Game Lodge, Ker & Downey Botswana, Sedia Hotel, Safari Air and North West Air. Desert & Delta Safaris includes ecotourism accommodation services, reservation services, tour operating services and guided tours in both Botswana and Namibia. Ker & Downey Botswana offers includes ecotourism accommodation services, reservation services, tour operating services and guided tour in northern Botswana. Chobe Game Lodge offers ecotourism accommodation services, guided tours and wellness and spa. Sedia Hotel offers accommodation services. Safari Air offers transportation services. North West Air offers air maintenance services.

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