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Portfolio of High-Yield Blue-Chip Stocks

Here are 10 well-known blue-chip companies (MLPs and REITs (except HCP) not included) that could be considered for a long-term dividend reinvestment portfolio.

High-Yield Blue-Chip Stocks
Stock
Quote
Annual Dividend & Yield
Annual Dividend 100 Shares
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Price to Annual Dividend Ratio
1-Yr Price Chart
AT&T
2.00 (5.69%)
$200.00
17.57
AbbVie
3.84 (4.18%)
$384.00
23.91
CenturyLink
2.16 (12.67%)
$216.00
7.89
Chevron
4.48 (3.74%)
$448.00
26.77
Consolidated Edison
2.86 (3.73%)
$286.00
26.81
Emerson Electric Co.
1.94 (2.84%)
$194.00
35.27
Ford
1.12 (9.93%)
$112.00
10.07
HCP
1.48 (6.60%)
$148.00
15.15
Mercury General
2.50 (5.20%)
$250.00
19.22
Verizon
2.36 (4.95%)
$236.00
20.19
Sum Dividends
$2,474.00
Price and dividend data from Quandl. Dividend, yield and price to dividend ratio as of Apr-14-2018.


To inspect the performance of the High-Yield Blue-Chip Stocks portfolio, see the returns table and chart below. Portfolio values are computed using monthly closes for from Quandl.

The 9 included in the portfolio computations are: T, CTL, CVX, ED, EMR, F, HCP, MCY and VZ. The current value of the portfolio assumes that $1,111.11 was invested (total of $10,000) in each at its closing weekly price for the current date in 2008. ABBV was excluded from the portfolio computations because of insufficient price data.


High-Yield Blue-Chip Stocks - Return Results
Portfolio:
High-Yield Blue-Chip Stocks
Start date:
Apr-23-2008
Start value:
$10,000
End date:
Apr-23-2018
End value:
$18,719
Number prices
121
Minimum value occurred on Feb-28-2009
$6,384
Maximum value occurred on Dec-31-2017
$19,726
Total gain or loss (Start date to End date)
87.19%
Annualized gain or loss (Start date to End date)
6.47%
Total dollar value on End date of a $10,000 purchase made on Start date
$18,719
Average percent return for all possible buy/sell combinations
41.09%
Number returns
7,260
Number profitable returns (Winners)
6,586
Percent profitable returns
90.72%
Number unprofitable returns (Losers)
674
Percent unprofitable returns
9.28%
Winners to losers ratio
9.77
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