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

Stock Return & Price Chart


Dividend (Yield)&

Recent Dividends

AbbVieABBV$4.72 (5.18%)
AT&TT$2.08 (7.03%)
Dominion EnergyD$3.76 (4.77%)
Duke EnergyDUK$3.78 (4.54%)
International Business MachinesIBM$6.52 (5.37%)
Mercury GeneralMCY$2.52 (6.49%)
PPL CorporationPPL$1.66 (6.49%)
Southern CompanySO$2.56 (4.67%)
Dividend data from Quandl as of May-21-2020.

8 High-Yield Blue-Chip Stocks

Stock Returns & Price Chart


Recent Prices &
Annualized Return

Dominion EnergyD
Duke EnergyDUK
International Business MachinesIBM
Mercury GeneralMCY
PPL CorporationPPL
Southern CompanySO
Price chart data from Quandl as of most recent close.

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 Quandl.

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 $21,763. The percent return is 117.63%. The annualized return is 8.09%.

Return Summary for High-Yield Blue-Chip Stocks
Start DateMay-28-2010
Start Investment$10,000.00
End DateMay-22-2020
Current Value of Investment$21,763.30
Total Return117.63%
Annualized Return8.09%
Min DateJun-30-2010
Min Price$9,926.65
Max DateJan-31-2020
Max Price$26,137.28
# Monthly Prices121
Number Returns7,260
Number Profitable Returns6,729
Percent Profitable Returns92.69%
Number Unprofitable Returns531
Percent Unprofitable Returns7.31%
Profitable to Unprofitable Returns Ratio12.67
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NOTE: The stocks included in the tables and chart are representative of the industry. They are not recommendations.

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