Overview

Plan Rating

BrightScope Rating
88
Lowest Rating in Peer Group
Average Rating in Peer Group
Highest Rating in Peer Group
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Lowest in Peer Group (61)
Average in Peer Group (81)
Highest in Peer Group (91)

Plan Description

BASF Corporation Retirement Savings Plan is a defined contribution plan with a profit-sharing component and 401k feature. This plan has a BrightScope Rating of 88, placing it in the top 15% of all plans in its peer group. This plan is also in the top 15% of plans for Account Balances, Company Generosity, Salary Deferral, and Total Plan Cost. BASF Corporation Retirement Savings Plan currently has over 19,300 active participants and over $4.1B in plan assets.

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For the average 401k participant, the 3 point difference between this plan's BrightScope Rating (88) and the top rated plan (91) could equate to:
3
Additional years of work
30,255
Lost Savings
*The delay in retirement calculations apply solely to this defined contribution plan and do not take into account other retirement plans and programs offered by this employer. How is this calculated?

Plan Details

Plan Details Relevant details about the plan and the plan sponsor, including the address and industry of the plan sponsor and the size of the plan in assets and participants.

 
Plan data accurate as of 12/31/2014
Plan data has been audited by an Independent Qualified Public Accountant (IQPA).
Address 100 Park Avenue
  • Location
    Florham Park , NJ
  • 07932
  • Industry
    Manufacturing
  • Administrator
    George H. Muskal, Employee Benefits
  • Net Plan Assets
    $4,060,000,000
  • Total Participants
    19,000
  • Avg Account Balance
    $210,000

Plan Components

Component Ratings

Design

Total Plan Cost:
Lowest Fees
Company Generosity:
Great

Performance

Participation Rate:
Above Average
Salary Deferrals:
Great
Account Balance:
Great

Design

Total Plan Cost:
Low Fees
Company Generosity:
Great

Performance

Participation Rate:
Above Average
Salary Deferrals:
Great
Account Balance:
Great

Peer Group Plans

Company Rating
Amgen 90.8
Phillips 66 Company 87.7
AbbVie 85.1
Monsanto Company 83.8
Colgate-Palmolive Company 79.9
PPG Industries 74.1
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Investments

Investment Menu Stats

# of Investment Options

24

(Plan Average: 20)

Largest Funds in this Plan Allocation of Assets 1 YR Rank in Category
BASF Stable Value Fund 19%
N/A
Vanguard Group Target Retirement 15%
N/A
Vanguard PRIMECAP 14%
2%
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100%
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100%
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100%
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100%
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Providers

Plan Service Providers

SERVICE PROVIDER
Administration
Fidelity
Recordkeeper
Fidelity
Consultant
Towers Watson
Auditor
J.H. Cohn