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Dividend-Paying Stocks to Buy and Hold

The following 10 dividend-paying stocks could be core holdings of a long-term buy-and-hold portfolio. Consider reinvesting dividends to increase the total return of the portfolio.

Buy and Hold Stocks
Stock
Price Quote & Dividend
1-Yr Price Chart
3M Company
Air Products
Coca-Cola
Colgate-Palmolive
Emerson Electric
International Business Machines
Johnson & Johnson
Kimberly-Clark
Procter & Gamble
RPM International
Price and dividend data from Quandl.


To inspect the performance of the Buy and Hold Stocks portfolio, see the returns table and chart below. Portfolio values are computed using monthly closes for from Quandl.

All 10 are included in the portfolio computations. The current value of the portfolio assumes that $1,000.00 was invested (total of $10,000) in each at its closing weekly price for the current date in 2008.


Buy and Hold Stocks - Return Results
Portfolio:
Buy and Hold Stocks
Start date:
Apr-24-2008
Start value:
$10,000
End date:
Apr-24-2018
End value:
$22,816
Number prices
121
Minimum value occurred on Feb-28-2009
$6,739
Maximum value occurred on Jan-31-2018
$25,454
Total gain or loss (Start date to End date)
128.16%
Annualized gain or loss (Start date to End date)
8.60%
Total dollar value on End date of a $10,000 purchase made on Start date
$22,816
Average percent return for all possible buy/sell combinations
56.06%
Number returns
7,260
Number profitable returns (Winners)
6,804
Percent profitable returns
93.72%
Number unprofitable returns (Losers)
456
Percent unprofitable returns
6.28%
Winners to losers ratio
14.92
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