Portfolio of High-Yield Blue-Chip Stocks

Here are 9 well-known blue-chip companies (MLPs and REITs (except HCP) not included) that could be considered for a long-term dividend reinvestment portfolio.

9 High-Yield Blue-Chip Stocks

Stock Return & Price Chart


Dividend (Yield) &

Recent Dividends &
Growth Rate

AT&TT$2.04 (6.67%)
AbbVieABBV$4.28 (5.58%)
Dominion EnergyD$3.67 (4.88%)
Duke EnergyDUK$3.71 (4.34%)
FordF$0.60 (6.30%)
HCPHCP$1.48 (4.67%)
Mercury GeneralMCY$2.51 (4.35%)
PPL CorporationPPL$1.65 (5.54%)
Southern CompanySO$2.48 (4.64%)
Dividend data from Quandl as of Jun-01-2019.

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 8 stocks included in the portfolio computations are: T, D, DUK, F, HCP, MCY, PPL and SO. The current value of the portfolio assumes that $1,250.00 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 $26,896. The percent return is 168.96%. The annualized return is 10.40%.

Return Summary for High-Yield Blue-Chip Stocks
Start DateJun-30-2009
Start Investment$10,000.00
End DateJun-17-2019
Current Value of Investment$26,895.89
Total Return168.96%
Annualized Return10.40%
Min DateJun-30-2009
Min Price$10,000.00
Max DateJun-17-2019
Max Price$26,895.89
# Values121
Number Returns7,260
Number Profitable Returns6,657
Percent Profitable Returns91.69%
Number Unprofitable Returns603
Percent Unprofitable Returns8.31%
Profitable to Unprofitable Returns Ratio11.04

NOTE: The stocks included in the tables and chart are representative of the industry. They are not recommendations.

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