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This posting addresses the contents of an annual report.

a) What are the optional elements that are often included in an annual report?
b) What are the elements of an annual report that are required by the SEC?
c) Describe the contents of the Management Discussion.
d) Describe the contents of the Auditors Report.
e) Describe the contents of the Selected Financial Data.

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a) What are the optional elements that are often included in an annual report?

The optional elements that are generally included are letters to stockholders, a message from the CEO or board of directors, miscellaneous stockholder information that is included, but is not part of the annual report, various financial highlights that show where the company has improved the most, and a report of management that details how management has performed in their duties, and any ...

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This solution discusses the elements of an annual report, including the sections required by the SEC, the MD&A, the Auditor's Report, and selected financial data.

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