Portfolio of High-Yield Blue-Chip Stocks

Here are 8 well-known blue-chip companies (MLPs and REITs (except HCP) not included) that could be considered for a long-term dividend reinvestment portfolio.

8 High-Yield Blue-Chip Stocks

Returns

Symbol

Dividend (Yield)

AbbVieABBV$4.72 (4.77%)
AT&TT$2.08 (7.04%)
Dominion EnergyD$3.76 (4.76%)
Duke EnergyDUK$3.86 (4.67%)
International Business MachinesIBM$6.52 (5.22%)
Mercury GeneralMCY$2.52 (5.78%)
PPL CorporationPPL$1.66 (5.98%)
Southern CompanySO$2.56 (4.78%)
Dividend data from Alpha Vantage as of Oct-04-2020.



Portfolio Values


To inspect the performance of the High-Yield Blue-Chip Stocks portfolio, see the chart below. Portfolio values are computed using monthly closes for stocks from Alpha Vantage.

The 7 stocks included in the portfolio computations are: T, D, DUK, IBM, MCY, PPL and SO. The current value of the portfolio assumes that $1,428.57 was invested (total of $10,000) in each stock at its closing monthly price for the first date shown on the portfolio value chart below. All prices are adjusted for splits and dividends. ABBV was excluded from the portfolio computations because of insufficient price data.

The current value of a $10,000 investment is $12,231. The percent return is 22.31%. The annualized return is 4.11%.





See Portfolio of Dividend Income Stocks: High-Yield Blue-Chip Stocks.

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