The evolution of company stock in defined contribution plans
March 29, 2012
Historically, company stock has played an important role in some defined contribution (DC) plans. Since 2005, the incidence of company stock in DC plans has declined. Employer-directed contributions remain the dominant factor associated with participants holding a concentrated position in company stock. Vanguard Center for Retirement Research looks at how company stock is offered in plans today and examines participant utilization of company stock.
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