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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 7 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-Yr Price Chart
3M
Danaher
Emerson
General Electric
PPG Industries
Textron
United Technologies
Price and dividend data from Quandl.


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 monthly closes for from Quandl.

All 7 are included in the portfolio computations. The current value of the portfolio assumes that $1,428.57 was invested (total of $10,000) in each at its closing weekly price for the current date in 2008.


Large U.S. Dividend-Paying Conglomerates - Return Results
Portfolio:
Large U.S. Dividend-Paying Conglomerates
Start date:
Apr-25-2008
Start value:
$10,000
End date:
Apr-25-2018
End value:
$19,490
Number prices
121
Minimum value occurred on Feb-28-2009
$4,679
Maximum value occurred on Jan-31-2018
$21,400
Total gain or loss (Start date to End date)
94.90%
Annualized gain or loss (Start date to End date)
6.90%
Total dollar value on End date of a $10,000 purchase made on Start date
$19,490
Average percent return for all possible buy/sell combinations
56.08%
Number returns
7,260
Number profitable returns (Winners)
6,217
Percent profitable returns
85.63%
Number unprofitable returns (Losers)
1,043
Percent unprofitable returns
14.37%
Winners to losers ratio
5.96
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