Custom Search

Portfolio of High-Yield Blue-Chip Stocks
Go mobile

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 (5.50%)
CenturyLink
2.16 (5.60%)
Consolidated Edison
2.52 (4.10%)
HCP
2.18 (5.10%)
Mercury General
2.46 (5.00%)
Verizon
2.20 (4.60%)
Dividend yield data from Yahoo! Finance as of Oct-18-2014. 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 2004.


High-Yield Blue-Chip Stocks - Return Results
Portfolio:
High-Yield Blue-Chip Stocks
Start date:
Oct-25-2004
Start value:
$10,000
End date:
Oct-25-2014
End value:
$22,185
Number prices
522
Minimum value occurred on Mar-02-2009
$8,464
Maximum value occurred on Sep-02-2014
$22,200
Total gain or loss (Start date to End date)
121.85%
Annualized gain or loss (Start date to End date)
8.26%
Sharpe Ratio
0.65
Total dollar value on End date of a $10,000 purchase made on Start date
$22,185
Average percent return for all possible buy/sell combinations
33.15%
Number returns
135,981
Number profitable returns (Winners)
116,151
Percent profitable returns
85.42%
Number unprofitable returns (Losers)
19,830
Percent unprofitable returns
14.58%
Winners to losers ratio
5.86


Click chart to enlarge it.

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.

Related Articles

Business Development Company (BDC) Stocks Offer High Yields
High-Yield Oil and Gas Pipeline Partnerships
High-Yield Oil and Gas Stocks
High-Yield Stocks
Mortgage Investment Stocks Offer High Yields
Portfolio of High-Yield Residential and Commercial Mortgage REITs