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December 2002 to Today
Warranty Claims & Accruals
There's been a massive divergence between claims and accrual rates, and it can't all be blamed on the recession. It looks more like some companies are managing earnings by reducing their accrual rates to make their numbers. As claims rates soar, accruals fall.
April 15, 2010
Warranty Reserves by Industry:
Longer warranties usually mean larger reserves. And in industries where warranties are getting longer, the ratio between claims and reserves is growing. But in some sectors, the need for earnings may be forcing companies to live with more risk and smaller reserves.
June 12, 2007
Warranty vs. Earnings:
While a few Wall Street analysts are beginning to treat warranty as a leading economic indicator, fluctuations in claims rates don't always translate into earnings shifts. Yet warranty news is already moving stock prices.
June 6, 2006
GM's Warranty Reserves:
Both GM and Ford made sizeable withdrawals from their reserve funds during the second quarter. GM cited increased product quality. But analysts said the move lowered earnings quality. Ford said nothing, and nothing was said. What's behind the changes of estimate?
August 18, 2003
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