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Boston Scientific Corp. (NYSE:BSX)

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Analysis of Goodwill and Intangible Assets

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Goodwill and Intangible Asset Disclosure

Boston Scientific Corp., balance sheet: goodwill and intangible assets

US$ in millions

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Goodwill
Technology-related
Patents
Other intangible assets
Amortizable intangible assets, gross carrying amount
Accumulated amortization
Amortizable intangible assets, net
In-process research and development (IPR&D)
Technology-related
Indefinite-lived intangible assets
Other intangible assets
Goodwill and other intangible assets

Based on: 10-K (filing date: 2021-02-23), 10-K (filing date: 2020-02-25), 10-K (filing date: 2019-02-19), 10-K (filing date: 2018-02-20), 10-K (filing date: 2017-02-23).

Item Description The company
Goodwill Amount after accumulated impairment loss of an asset representing future economic benefits arising from other assets acquired in a business combination that are not individually identified and separately recognized. Boston Scientific Corp.’s goodwill increased from 2018 to 2019 but then slightly decreased from 2019 to 2020.
Other intangible assets Sum of the carrying amounts of all intangible assets, excluding goodwill, as of the balance sheet date, net of accumulated amortization and impairment charges. Boston Scientific Corp.’s other intangible assets increased from 2018 to 2019 but then decreased significantly from 2019 to 2020.
Goodwill and other intangible assets Sum of the carrying amounts of all intangible assets, including goodwill, as of the balance sheet date, net of accumulated amortization and impairment charges. Boston Scientific Corp.’s goodwill and other intangible assets increased from 2018 to 2019 but then slightly decreased from 2019 to 2020 not reaching 2018 level.

Adjustments to Financial Statements: Removal of Goodwill

Boston Scientific Corp., adjustments to financial statements

US$ in millions

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Adjustment to Total Assets
Total assets (as reported)
Less: Goodwill
Total assets (adjusted)
Adjustment to Stockholders’ Equity
Stockholders’ equity (as reported)
Less: Goodwill
Stockholders’ equity (adjusted)
Adjustment to Net Income (loss)
Net income (loss) (as reported)
Add: Goodwill impairment charges
Net income (loss) (adjusted)

Based on: 10-K (filing date: 2021-02-23), 10-K (filing date: 2020-02-25), 10-K (filing date: 2019-02-19), 10-K (filing date: 2018-02-20), 10-K (filing date: 2017-02-23).


Boston Scientific Corp., Financial Data: Reported vs. Adjusted


Adjusted Financial Ratios: Removal of Goodwill (Summary)

Boston Scientific Corp., adjusted financial ratios

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Net Profit Margin
Reported net profit margin
Adjusted net profit margin
Total Asset Turnover
Reported total asset turnover
Adjusted total asset turnover
Financial Leverage
Reported financial leverage
Adjusted financial leverage
Return on Equity (ROE)
Reported ROE
Adjusted ROE
Return on Assets (ROA)
Reported ROA
Adjusted ROA

Based on: 10-K (filing date: 2021-02-23), 10-K (filing date: 2020-02-25), 10-K (filing date: 2019-02-19), 10-K (filing date: 2018-02-20), 10-K (filing date: 2017-02-23).

Financial ratio Description The company
Adjusted net profit margin An indicator of profitability, calculated as adjusted net income divided by revenue. Boston Scientific Corp.’s adjusted net profit margin ratio improved from 2018 to 2019 but then deteriorated significantly from 2019 to 2020.
Adjusted total asset turnover An activity ratio calculated as total revenue divided by adjusted total assets. Boston Scientific Corp.’s adjusted total asset turnover ratio deteriorated from 2018 to 2019 and from 2019 to 2020.
Adjusted financial leverage A measure of financial leverage calculated as adjusted total assets divided by adjusted total equity.
Financial leverage is the extent to which a company can effect, through the use of debt, a proportional change in the return on common equity that is greater than a given proportional change in operating income.
Boston Scientific Corp.’s adjusted financial leverage ratio decreased from 2018 to 2019 and from 2019 to 2020.
Adjusted ROE A profitability ratio calculated as adjusted net income divided by adjusted shareholders’ equity. Boston Scientific Corp.’s adjusted ROE deteriorated from 2018 to 2019 and from 2019 to 2020.
Adjusted ROA A profitability ratio calculated as adjusted net income divided by adjusted total assets. Boston Scientific Corp.’s adjusted ROA improved from 2018 to 2019 but then deteriorated significantly from 2019 to 2020.

Boston Scientific Corp., Financial Ratios: Reported vs. Adjusted


Adjusted Net Profit Margin

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As Reported
Selected Financial Data (US$ in millions)
Net income (loss)
Net sales
Profitability Ratio
Net profit margin1
Adjusted for Goodwill
Selected Financial Data (US$ in millions)
Adjusted net income (loss)
Net sales
Profitability Ratio
Adjusted net profit margin2

Based on: 10-K (filing date: 2021-02-23), 10-K (filing date: 2020-02-25), 10-K (filing date: 2019-02-19), 10-K (filing date: 2018-02-20), 10-K (filing date: 2017-02-23).

2020 Calculations

1 Net profit margin = 100 × Net income (loss) ÷ Net sales
= 100 × ÷ =

2 Adjusted net profit margin = 100 × Adjusted net income (loss) ÷ Net sales
= 100 × ÷ =

Profitability ratio Description The company
Adjusted net profit margin An indicator of profitability, calculated as adjusted net income divided by revenue. Boston Scientific Corp.’s adjusted net profit margin ratio improved from 2018 to 2019 but then deteriorated significantly from 2019 to 2020.

Adjusted Total Asset Turnover

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As Reported
Selected Financial Data (US$ in millions)
Net sales
Total assets
Activity Ratio
Total asset turnover1
Adjusted for Goodwill
Selected Financial Data (US$ in millions)
Net sales
Adjusted total assets
Activity Ratio
Adjusted total asset turnover2

Based on: 10-K (filing date: 2021-02-23), 10-K (filing date: 2020-02-25), 10-K (filing date: 2019-02-19), 10-K (filing date: 2018-02-20), 10-K (filing date: 2017-02-23).

2020 Calculations

1 Total asset turnover = Net sales ÷ Total assets
= ÷ =

2 Adjusted total asset turnover = Net sales ÷ Adjusted total assets
= ÷ =

Activity ratio Description The company
Adjusted total asset turnover An activity ratio calculated as total revenue divided by adjusted total assets. Boston Scientific Corp.’s adjusted total asset turnover ratio deteriorated from 2018 to 2019 and from 2019 to 2020.

Adjusted Financial Leverage

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As Reported
Selected Financial Data (US$ in millions)
Total assets
Stockholders’ equity
Solvency Ratio
Financial leverage1
Adjusted for Goodwill
Selected Financial Data (US$ in millions)
Adjusted total assets
Adjusted stockholders’ equity
Solvency Ratio
Adjusted financial leverage2

Based on: 10-K (filing date: 2021-02-23), 10-K (filing date: 2020-02-25), 10-K (filing date: 2019-02-19), 10-K (filing date: 2018-02-20), 10-K (filing date: 2017-02-23).

2020 Calculations

1 Financial leverage = Total assets ÷ Stockholders’ equity
= ÷ =

2 Adjusted financial leverage = Adjusted total assets ÷ Adjusted stockholders’ equity
= ÷ =

Solvency ratio Description The company
Adjusted financial leverage A measure of financial leverage calculated as adjusted total assets divided by adjusted total equity.
Financial leverage is the extent to which a company can effect, through the use of debt, a proportional change in the return on common equity that is greater than a given proportional change in operating income.
Boston Scientific Corp.’s adjusted financial leverage ratio decreased from 2018 to 2019 and from 2019 to 2020.

Adjusted Return on Equity (ROE)

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As Reported
Selected Financial Data (US$ in millions)
Net income (loss)
Stockholders’ equity
Profitability Ratio
ROE1
Adjusted for Goodwill
Selected Financial Data (US$ in millions)
Adjusted net income (loss)
Adjusted stockholders’ equity
Profitability Ratio
Adjusted ROE2

Based on: 10-K (filing date: 2021-02-23), 10-K (filing date: 2020-02-25), 10-K (filing date: 2019-02-19), 10-K (filing date: 2018-02-20), 10-K (filing date: 2017-02-23).

2020 Calculations

1 ROE = 100 × Net income (loss) ÷ Stockholders’ equity
= 100 × ÷ =

2 Adjusted ROE = 100 × Adjusted net income (loss) ÷ Adjusted stockholders’ equity
= 100 × ÷ =

Profitability ratio Description The company
Adjusted ROE A profitability ratio calculated as adjusted net income divided by adjusted shareholders’ equity. Boston Scientific Corp.’s adjusted ROE deteriorated from 2018 to 2019 and from 2019 to 2020.

Adjusted Return on Assets (ROA)

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As Reported
Selected Financial Data (US$ in millions)
Net income (loss)
Total assets
Profitability Ratio
ROA1
Adjusted for Goodwill
Selected Financial Data (US$ in millions)
Adjusted net income (loss)
Adjusted total assets
Profitability Ratio
Adjusted ROA2

Based on: 10-K (filing date: 2021-02-23), 10-K (filing date: 2020-02-25), 10-K (filing date: 2019-02-19), 10-K (filing date: 2018-02-20), 10-K (filing date: 2017-02-23).

2020 Calculations

1 ROA = 100 × Net income (loss) ÷ Total assets
= 100 × ÷ =

2 Adjusted ROA = 100 × Adjusted net income (loss) ÷ Adjusted total assets
= 100 × ÷ =

Profitability ratio Description The company
Adjusted ROA A profitability ratio calculated as adjusted net income divided by adjusted total assets. Boston Scientific Corp.’s adjusted ROA improved from 2018 to 2019 but then deteriorated significantly from 2019 to 2020.