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Portfolio of High-Yield Blue-Chip Stocks

Here are 11 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
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AT&T
2.00 (6.40%)
$200.00
15.62
AbbVie
3.84 (4.07%)
$384.00
24.55
Dominion Energy
3.34 (4.48%)
$334.00
22.31
Duke Energy
3.71 (4.19%)
$371.00
23.86
Ford
0.60 (6.38%)
$60.00
15.68
HCP
1.48 (5.06%)
$148.00
19.77
Leggett & Platt
1.52 (3.92%)
$152.00
25.49
Mercury General
2.50 (4.41%)
$250.00
22.66
PPL Corporation
1.64 (5.36%)
$164.00
18.65
Southern Company
2.40 (5.07%)
$240.00
19.72
Verizon
2.41 (4.00%)
$241.00
25.00
Sum Dividends
$2,544.00
Price and dividend data from Quandl. Dividend, yield and price to dividend ratio as of Dec-02-2018.


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 stocks from Quandl.

The 10 stocks included in the portfolio computations are: T, D, DUK, F, HCP, LEG, MCY, PPL, SO and VZ. The current value of the portfolio assumes that $1,000.00 was invested (total of $10,000) in each stock at its closing monthly price for the current date in 2008. All prices are adjusted for splits and dividends. 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:
Dec-10-2008
Start value:
$10,000
End date:
Dec-10-2018
End value:
$27,782
Number prices
121
Minimum value occurred on Feb-27-2009
$8,086
Maximum value occurred on Nov-30-2017
$30,114
Total gain or loss (Start date to End date)
177.82%
Annualized gain or loss (Start date to End date)
10.76%
Total dollar value on End date of a $10,000 purchase made on Start date
$27,782
Average percent return for all possible buy/sell combinations
45.73%
Number returns
7,260
Number profitable returns (Winners)
6,595
Percent profitable returns
90.84%
Number unprofitable returns (Losers)
665
Percent unprofitable returns
9.16%
Winners to losers ratio
9.92
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