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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 (5.39%)
$200.00
18.57
AbbVie
2.84 (2.39%)
$284.00
41.76
CenturyLink
2.16 (11.41%)
$216.00
8.76
Chevron
4.48 (4.00%)
$448.00
25.03
Consolidated Edison
2.86 (3.68%)
$286.00
27.19
Emerson Electric Co.
1.94 (2.66%)
$194.00
37.62
Ford
0.60 (5.66%)
$60.00
17.68
HCP
1.48 (6.53%)
$148.00
15.32
Mercury General
2.50 (5.47%)
$250.00
18.28
Verizon
2.36 (4.71%)
$236.00
21.25
Sum Dividends
$2,322.00
Price and dividend data from Quandl. Dividend, yield and price to dividend ratio as of Feb-17-2018.


To inspect the performance of the High-Yield Blue-Chip Stocks portfolio, see the returns table and chart below. Portfolio values are computed using quarterly 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:
Feb-25-2008
Start value:
$10,000
End date:
Feb-25-2018
End value:
$19,892
Number prices
121
Minimum value occurred on Feb-28-2009
$6,837
Maximum value occurred on Dec-31-2017
$21,576
Total gain or loss (Start date to End date)
98.92%
Annualized gain or loss (Start date to End date)
7.12%
Total dollar value on End date of a $10,000 purchase made on Start date
$19,892
Average percent return for all possible buy/sell combinations
42.59%
Number returns
7,260
Number profitable returns (Winners)
6,608
Percent profitable returns
91.02%
Number unprofitable returns (Losers)
652
Percent unprofitable returns
8.98%
Winners to losers ratio
10.13
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