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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
1.88 (5.60%)
CenturyLink
2.16 (5.60%)
Consolidated Edison
2.52 (3.80%)
HCP
2.18 (4.60%)
Mercury General
2.47 (4.30%)
Verizon
2.20 (4.70%)
Dividend yield data from Yahoo! Finance as of Jan-17-2015. Click small charts (sparklines) to expand. * Uses 10 years or all years of dividends and 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 current date for 2005.


High-Yield Blue-Chip Stocks - Return Results
Portfolio:
High-Yield Blue-Chip Stocks
Start date:
Jan-31-2005
Start value:
$10,000
End date:
Jan-31-2015
End value:
$22,766
Number prices
522
Minimum value occurred on Mar-02-2009
$8,372
Maximum value occurred on Jan-12-2015
$23,293
Total gain or loss (Start date to End date)
127.66%
Annualized gain or loss (Start date to End date)
8.54%
Sharpe Ratio
0.67
Total dollar value on End date of a $10,000 purchase made on Start date
$22,766
Average percent return for all possible buy/sell combinations
35.11%
Number returns
135,981
Number profitable returns (Winners)
117,029
Percent profitable returns
86.06%
Number unprofitable returns (Losers)
18,952
Percent unprofitable returns
13.94%
Winners to losers ratio
6.18


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