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APM – Continuously Updated

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One of the metholodgies used for the Aftermath Pension Metric: Numbers are updated to reflect the most recently disclosed pension assets and projected benefit obligations on the date that each annual financial statement is made available on the SEC website.

So for example, today Monsanto Company, a constituent of the S&P 500, published its annual financial statement for the fiscal year ending 8/31/2008. That will mean that APM calculations for 10/24/2008 and later will incorporate the 8/31/2008 numbers for Monsanto, as then projected from 8/31/2008 to the date for each APM number.

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Written by macheide

24 October 2008 at 8:20 pm

Posted in άctuary