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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-Year Price Chart
Dividend 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 Yahoo! Finance. Click small charts (sparklines) to expand. * Uses 10 years or all years of prices, whichever is less.


To inspect the performance of the Buy and Hold Stocks portfolio, see the returns table and chart below. Portfolio values are computed using weekly closes for stocks from Yahoo! Finance.

All 10 stocks 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 stock at its closing weekly price for the current date in 2007.


Buy and Hold Stocks - Return Results
Portfolio:
Buy and Hold Stocks
Start date:
Feb-20-2007
Start value:
$10,000
End date:
Feb-19-2017
End value:
$25,111
Number prices
522
Minimum value occurred on Mar-02-2009
$7,055
Maximum value occurred on Feb-13-2017
$25,111
Total gain or loss (Start date to End date)
151.11%
Annualized gain or loss (Start date to End date)
9.61%
Total dollar value on End date of a $10,000 purchase made on Start date
$25,111
Average percent return for all possible buy/sell combinations
48.99%
Number returns
135,981
Number profitable returns (Winners)
124,540
Percent profitable returns
91.59%
Number unprofitable returns (Losers)
11,441
Percent unprofitable returns
8.41%
Winners to losers ratio
10.89
See Stock Return Calculator for return information for individual stocks or ETFs.


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Customize your own Portfolio of Buy and Hold Stocks using stocks from the above table. See returns for specified combinations of stocks for specified durations.


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