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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 (5.50%)
CenturyLink
2.16 (7.30%)
Consolidated Edison
2.60 (4.30%)
HCP
2.26 (6.00%)
Mercury General
2.47 (4.40%)
Verizon
2.20 (4.80%)
Dividend yield data from Yahoo! Finance as of Jul-18-2015. 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.

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 in 2005.


High-Yield Blue-Chip Stocks - Return Results
Portfolio:
High-Yield Blue-Chip Stocks
Start date:
Jul-28-2005
Start value:
$10,000
End date:
Jul-28-2015
End value:
$20,533
Number prices
523
Minimum value occurred on Mar-02-2009
$8,119
Maximum value occurred on Jan-12-2015
$22,500
Total gain or loss (Start date to End date)
105.33%
Annualized gain or loss (Start date to End date)
7.42%
Total dollar value on End date of a $10,000 purchase made on Start date
$20,533
Average percent return for all possible buy/sell combinations
35.44%
Number returns
136,503
Number profitable returns (Winners)
117,299
Percent profitable returns
85.93%
Number unprofitable returns (Losers)
19,204
Percent unprofitable returns
14.07%
Winners to losers ratio
6.11
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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