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Baker Hughes Co Intangible Assets

: $10,166 Mil (As of Sep. 2021)
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Intangible assets are defined as identifiable non-monetary assets that cannot be seen, touched or physically measured. Baker Hughes Co's intangible assets for the quarter that ended in Sep. 2021 was $10,166 Mil.


Baker Hughes Co Intangible Assets Historical Data

The historical data trend for Baker Hughes Co's Intangible Assets can be seen below:

* For Operating Data section: All numbers are indicated by the unit behind each term and all currency related amount are in USD.
* For other sections: All numbers are in millions except for per share data, ratio, and percentage. All currency related amount are indicated in the company's associated stock exchange currency.

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Baker Hughes Co Annual Data
Trend Dec15 Dec16 Dec17 Dec18 Dec19 Dec20
Intangible Assets
Premium Member Only 9,129.00 26,285.00 26,436.00 26,071.00 10,374.00

Baker Hughes Co Quarterly Data
Dec16 Mar17 Jun17 Sep17 Dec17 Mar18 Jun18 Sep18 Dec18 Mar19 Jun19 Sep19 Dec19 Mar20 Jun20 Sep20 Dec20 Mar21 Jun21 Sep21
Intangible Assets Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only 10,300.00 10,374.00 10,197.00 10,254.00 10,166.00

Baker Hughes Co 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.


Baker Hughes Co  (NYSE:BKR) 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.


Be Aware

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


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Baker Hughes Co Business Description

Baker Hughes Co logo
Industry
Energy » Oil & Gas NAICS : 213112 SIC : 1389
Traded in Other Exchanges
Address
17021 Aldine Westfield Road, Houston, TX, USA, 77073-5101
Baker Hughes in its current form originated in 2017 from the merger of Baker Hughes with GE Oil & Gas. Baker Hughes' history of oilfield innovation stretches back over a century, and with the combination with GE, the company now can offer the full spectrum of services to oil and gas companies, from upstream to downstream.
Executives
General Electric Co director, 10 percent owner 5 NECCO STREET BOSTON MA 02210
Simonelli Lorenzo director, officer: Chairman, President and CEO 17021 ALDINE WESTFIELD ROAD HOUSTON TX 77073
Qasem Rami officer: EVP, Digital Solutions 17021 ALDINE WESTFIELD ROAD HOUSTON TX 77073
Ukpong Uwem officer: EVP, Global Operations 17021 ALDINE WESTFIELD ROAD HOUSTON TX 77073
Camilleri Kurt officer: SVP/Controller/Chief Acctg Off 17021 ALDINE WESTFIELD ROAD HOUSTON TX 77073
Saunders Neil officer: EVP, Oilfield Equipment 17021 ALDINE WESTFIELD ROAD HOUSTON TX 77073
Borras Maria C officer: EVP, Oilfield Services 2929 ALLEN PARKWAY, SUITE 2100 HOUSTON TX 77019
Worrell Brian officer: Chief Financial Officer 17021 ALDINE WESTFIELD ROAD HOUSTON TX 77073
Christie Roderick officer: EVP, Turbomachinery 17021 ALDINE WESTFIELD ROAD HOUSTON TX 77073
Fiorentino Michele officer: EVP, Strategy & Business Dev 17021 ALDINE WESTFIELD ROAD HOUSTON TX 77073
Brenneman Gregory D director PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN"> Ownership Information: BRENNEMAN GREGORY D a.header:link {color: #3b4fae; font-weight: bold; text-decoration: underline;} a.header:visited {color: #3b4fae; font-weight: bold; text-decoration: underline;} a.header:hover {color: #191970;}
Elsenhans Lynn Laverty director 6400 POPLAR AVENUE MEMPHIS TN 38197
Carroll Cynthia B director C/O ALCAN INC. 1188 SHERBROOKE STREET WEST MONTREAL A8 H3A 3G2
Ebel Gregory L director PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN"> Ownership Information: EBEL GREGORY L a.header:link {color: #3b4fae; font-weight: bold; text-decoration: underline;} a.header:visited {color: #3b4fae; font-weight: bold; text-decoration: underline;} a.header:hover {color: #191970;}
Rice John G director GENERAL ELECTRIC COMPANY 41 FARNSWORTH STREET BOSTON MA 02210

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