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Here are 10 well-known blue-chip companies (MLPs and REITs not included) that could be considered for a long-term dividend reinvestment portfolio.

High-Yield Blue-Chip Stocks
Stock
Quote
Dividend & Dividend Yield
1-Year Price Chart
AT&T
1.96 (4.96)%
AbbVie
2.56 (4.31)%
CenturyLink
2.16 (8.77)%
Chevron
4.32 (3.91)%
Consolidated Edison
2.68 (3.69)%
Emerson Electric Co.
1.92 (3.53)%
Ford
0.60 (5.03)%
HCP
1.48 (5.04)%
Mercury General
2.49 (4.20)%
Verizon
2.31 (4.52)%
Dividend data from Yahoo! Finance as of Dec-01-2016. 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.

The 9 stocks included in the portfolio computations are: T, CTL, CVX, ED, EMR, F, HCP, MCY and VZ. The current value of the portfolio assumes that $1,111.11 was invested (total of $10,000) in each stock at its closing weekly price for the current date in 2006. ABBV was excluded from the portfolio computations because of insufficient price data.


High-Yield Blue-Chip Stocks - Return Results
Portfolio:
High-Yield Blue-Chip Stocks
Start date:
Dec-05-2006
Start value:
$10,000
End date:
Dec-05-2016
End value:
$18,976
Number prices
522
Minimum value occurred on Mar-02-2009
$6,305
Maximum value occurred on Jul-18-2016
$20,349
Total gain or loss (Start date to End date)
89.76%
Annualized gain or loss (Start date to End date)
6.59%
Total dollar value on End date of a $10,000 purchase made on Start date
$18,976
Average percent return for all possible buy/sell combinations
37.07%
Number returns
135,981
Number profitable returns (Winners)
117,808
Percent profitable returns
86.64%
Number unprofitable returns (Losers)
18,173
Percent unprofitable returns
13.36%
Winners to losers ratio
6.48
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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