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Retirement Stock Portfolios - Dividend-Paying Blue Chip Stocks

Retirement investors look for companies that consistently increase their dividends paid from steadily increasing free cash. Usually these type of stocks reward patient investors with multi-year price appreciation (long-term capital gains) and increasing dividends that beat the rate of inflation.

Here are 13 well-known dividend-paying blue chip stocks that are appropriate for a conservative income-oriented stock-based portfolio with dividend reinvestment. Many of these stocks have long periods of paying rising dividends.

Dividend-Paying Blue Chip Stocks Portfolio
Stock
Quote
Annual Dividend & Yield
Recent Dividends
1-Yr Price Chart
ADP
2.28 (2.25%)
AT&T
1.96 (5.06%)
Clorox
3.36 (2.42%)
Coca-Cola
1.48 (3.27%)
Colgate-Palmolive
1.60 (2.11%)
General Mills
1.92 (3.27%)
International Business Machines
6.00 (3.89%)
Johnson&Johnson
3.36 (2.53%)
Kellogg
2.08 (2.85%)
Kimberly Clark
3.88 (2.98%)
PepsiCo
3.22 (2.75%)
Proctor & Gamble
2.76 (3.12%)
Verizon
2.31 (4.95%)
Dividend yield data from Yahoo! Finance as of Jun-17-2017. Price and dividend data from Quandl.


To inspect the performance of the Dividend-Paying Blue Chip Stocks Portfolio portfolio, see the returns table and chart below. Portfolio values are computed using quarterly closes from Quandl.

All 13 are included in the portfolio computations. The current value of the portfolio assumes that $769.23 was invested (total of $10,000) in each at its closing quarterly price for the current date in 2007.


Dividend-Paying Blue Chip Stocks Portfolio - Return Results
Portfolio:
Dividend-Paying Blue Chip Stocks Portfolio
Start date:
Jun-22-2007
Start value:
$10,000
End date:
Jun-22-2017
End value:
$24,308
Number prices
41
Minimum value occurred on Mar-31-2009
$8,289
Maximum value occurred on Jun-30-2017
$24,308
Total gain or loss (Start date to End date)
143.08%
Annualized gain or loss (Start date to End date)
208.49%
Total dollar value on End date of a $10,000 purchase made on Start date
$24,308
Average percent return for all possible buy/sell combinations
46.69%
Number returns
820
Number profitable returns (Winners)
729
Percent profitable returns
88.90%
Number unprofitable returns (Losers)
91
Percent unprofitable returns
11.10%
Winners to losers ratio
8.01
Portfolio Value Chart     Stock Return Calculator


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