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Here are 6 large well-known blue-chip companies that would be well suited for a long-term dividend reinvestment portfolio.

High-Yield Blue-Chip Stocks
Stock
Quote
Dividend & Dividend Yield
1-Year Price Chart
AT&T
1.92 (4.90)%
CenturyLink
2.16 (7.63)%
Consolidated Edison
2.68 (3.60)%
HCP
2.30 (6.74)%
Mercury General
2.48 (4.79)%
Verizon
2.26 (4.42)%
Dividend data from Yahoo! Finance as of May-14-2016. 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 High-Yield Blue-Chip Stocks portfolio, see the returns table and chart below. Portfolio values are computed using weekly closes for stocks from Yahoo! Finance.

All 6 stocks are included in the portfolio computations. The current value of the portfolio assumes that $1,666.67 was invested (total of $10,000) in each stock at its closing weekly price for the current date in 2006.


High-Yield Blue-Chip Stocks - Return Results
Portfolio:
High-Yield Blue-Chip Stocks
Start date:
May-25-2006
Start value:
$10,000
End date:
May-25-2016
End value:
$21,760
Number prices
523
Minimum value occurred on Mar-02-2009
$7,993
Maximum value occurred on Mar-28-2016
$22,922
Total gain or loss (Start date to End date)
117.60%
Annualized gain or loss (Start date to End date)
8.04%
Total dollar value on End date of a $10,000 purchase made on Start date
$21,760
Average percent return for all possible buy/sell combinations
35.15%
Number returns
136,503
Number profitable returns (Winners)
116,811
Percent profitable returns
85.57%
Number unprofitable returns (Losers)
19,692
Percent unprofitable returns
14.43%
Winners to losers ratio
5.93
See Stock Return Calculator for return information for individual stocks or ETFs.


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Customize your own Portfolio of High-Yield Blue-Chip Stocks using stocks from the above table. See returns for specified combinations of stocks for specified durations.

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