By tracking these red flags, we’ve also found numerous instances of companies grossly overstating their expected rate of return assumptions and artificially growing earnings in the process. In this special report, we lay out the 10 companies with the most underfunded pensions along with the 10 companies using unrealistic expected return and discount rate assumptions.
While these assumptions may seem like academic concerns, their effects on the market are very real and can lead to profitability issues, hidden liabilities, and even mislead investors.
*This report is free to all Institutional members.
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