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Portfolio of Large U.S. Dividend-Paying Conglomerates

Large conglomerates offer investors the opportunity to buy stocks that engage in multiple businesses. These stocks have built-in diversification across different economic sectors.

The following 8 conglomerates pay steady dividends, which make them excellent selections for an income or long-term dividend reinvestment portfolio.

Large U.S. Dividend-Paying Conglomerates
Stock
Price Quote & Dividend
1-Year Price Chart
Dividend Chart*
3M
Danaher
Emerson
General Electric
PPG Industries
Textron
Tyco International
United Technologies
Click small charts (sparklines) to expand. * Uses 10 years or all years of dividends and prices, whichever is less.


To inspect the performance of the Large U.S. Dividend-Paying Conglomerates portfolio, see the returns table and chart below. Portfolio values are computed using weekly closes for stocks from Yahoo! Finance.

All 8 stocks are included in the portfolio computations. The current value of the portfolio assumes that $1,250.00 was invested (total of $10,000) in each stock at its closing weekly price for the current date in 2007.


Large U.S. Dividend-Paying Conglomerates - Return Results
Portfolio:
Large U.S. Dividend-Paying Conglomerates
Start date:
Jun-11-2007
Start value:
$10,000
End date:
Jan-20-2017
End value:
$19,398
Number prices
502
Minimum value occurred on Mar-02-2009
$4,024
Maximum value occurred on Jan-17-2017
$19,398
Total gain or loss (Start date to End date)
93.98%
Annualized gain or loss (Start date to End date)
7.10%
Total dollar value on End date of a $10,000 purchase made on Start date
$19,398
Average percent return for all possible buy/sell combinations
56.81%
Number returns
125,751
Number profitable returns (Winners)
107,216
Percent profitable returns
85.26%
Number unprofitable returns (Losers)
18,535
Percent unprofitable returns
14.74%
Winners to losers ratio
5.78
See Stock Return Calculator for return information for individual stocks or ETFs.


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Customize your own Portfolio of Large U.S. Dividend-Paying Conglomerates using stocks from the above table. See returns for specified combinations of stocks for specified durations.


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