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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
1.84 (5.20%)
CenturyLink
2.16 (5.90%)
Consolidated Edison
2.52 (4.40%)
HCP
2.18 (5.30%)
Mercury General
2.46 (5.20%)
Verizon
2.12 (4.30%)
Dividend yield data from Yahoo! Finance as of Jul-19-2014. Click small charts (sparklines) to expand. * Uses 10 years or all years of prices, whichever is less.


To follow the progress of the High-Yield Blue-Chip Stocks portfolio, check out 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 first week of January 2004.


High-Yield Blue-Chip Stocks - Return Results
Portfolio:
High-Yield Blue-Chip Stocks
Start date:
Jan-02-2004
Start value:
$10,000
End date:
Jul-22-2014
End value:
$23,213
Number prices
552
Minimum value occurred on Mar-02-2009
$9,099
Maximum value occurred on May-13-2013
$23,905
Total gain or loss (Start date to End date)
132.13%
Annualized gain or loss (Start date to End date)
8.26%
Sharpe Ratio
0.74
Total dollar value on End date of a $10,000 purchase made on Start date
$23,213
Average percent return for all possible buy/sell combinations
34.83%
Number returns
152,076
Number profitable returns (Winners)
131,686
Percent profitable returns
86.59%
Number unprofitable returns (Losers)
20,390
Percent unprofitable returns
13.41%
Winners to losers ratio
6.46


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