An intangible asset which provides a competitive advantage, such as a strong...
The going-concern value of a company in excess of its asset value; goodwill is considered an intangible asset. Generally, it is the value of the business' good name, its customer relations, high employee morale, and other factors that might translate into earning power. Nasdaq's calculation of net tangible asset value excludes goodwill. (See going-concern value)
Discounted value of a larger-than-normal return on tangible assets. A business may build goodwill over time as customers become loyal to the company's products.
An intangible asset that exists when a business is valued at more than the fair market value of its net assets, usually due to strategic location, reputation, good customer relations, or similar factors; equal to the excess of the purchase price over the fair market value of the net assets purchased.