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TABLE D8

Percent Distribution of Assets in 401(k) Type Plans with 100 or More Participants
by type of asset, 1985-1993
Type of Asset 1985 1986 1987 1988 1989 1991 1992 1993

TOTAL

100
100 100 100 100 100 100 100
Cash 5 5 7 8 8 9 8 8
Receivables 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3
U.S. Government securities 7 7 7 6 6 7 6 6
Corporate debt securities 6 6 6 6 5 6 4 5
Corporate stock (other than that of the plan sponsor) 23 23 21 21 22 20 20 19
Employer securities 24 19 19 17 16 16 16 16
Loans to participants - - - 1 1 2 2 2
Value of funds held in insurance company general account 29 31 32 32 34 30 28 21
Value of interest in registered investment companies 2 3 3 4 4 7 12 19
Other investments and assets1/ 3 3 2 2 1 1 1 1

1/Includes partnership/joint venture interests, real estate, loans (other than to participants), and miscellaneous other investments. Each year about 5 to 8 percent of total assets are reported on the Form 5500 under other investments. An examination of a small sample of plans reporting other investments indicate that virtually all of these assets are common types of holdings such as stocks, bonds, and unallocated insurance contracts, that have been misreported. In this table such assets have been reallocated to the appropriate categories based on the findings from the plans examined.

- Data not available.

NOTES: Excludes all ESOPs with a 401(k) type arrangement. Percent distributions may not add to 100 because of rounding.

SOURCE: Form 5500 series reports filed with the Internal Revenue Service for 1985-93 plan years. The distributions are tabulated from data sets created by merging the Form 5500 files with files containing financial data from pooled fund arrangements invested in by plans. In the merged data sets, the pooled fund assets reported by plans have been redistributed to the underlying asset categories. Data are not available for 1990 and 1994.

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