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Portfolio of High-Yield Blue-Chip Stocks

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 (6.50%)
Consolidated Edison
2.52 (4.50%)
HCP
2.18 (5.40%)
Mercury General
2.46 (5.40%)
Verizon
2.12 (4.50%)
Dividend yield data from Yahoo! Finance as of . 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:
Apr-16-2014
End value:
$22,296
Number prices
538
Minimum value occurred on Mar-02-2009
$9,100
Maximum value occurred on May-13-2013
$23,907
Total gain or loss (Start date to End date)
122.96%
Annualized gain or loss (Start date to End date)
8.06%
Sharpe Ratio
0.73
Total dollar value on End date of a $10,000 purchase made on Start date
$22,296
Average percent return for all possible buy/sell combinations
33.44%
Number returns
144,453
Number profitable returns (Winners)
124,218
Percent profitable returns
85.99%
Number unprofitable returns (Losers)
20,235
Percent unprofitable returns
14.01%
Winners to losers ratio
6.14


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