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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
Dividend & Dividend Yield
1-Year Price Chart
AT&T
1.96 (4.83)%
AbbVie
2.56 (4.19)%
CenturyLink
2.16 (8.56)%
Chevron
4.32 (3.73)%
Consolidated Edison
2.68 (3.67)%
Emerson Electric Co.
1.92 (3.34)%
Ford
0.60 (4.74)%
HCP
1.48 (4.87)%
Mercury General
2.49 (4.12)%
Verizon
2.31 (4.40)%
Dividend data from Yahoo! Finance as of Jan-14-2017. Click small charts (sparklines) to expand. * Uses 10 years or all years of dividends and prices, whichever is less.


To inspect the performance of the High-Yield Blue-Chip Stocks portfolio, see the returns table and chart below. Portfolio values are computed using weekly closes for stocks from Yahoo! Finance.

The 9 stocks 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 stock at its closing weekly price for the current date in 2007. 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:
Jan-17-2007
Start value:
$10,000
End date:
Jan-17-2017
End value:
$19,239
Number prices
522
Minimum value occurred on Mar-02-2009
$6,152
Maximum value occurred on Jul-18-2016
$19,679
Total gain or loss (Start date to End date)
92.39%
Annualized gain or loss (Start date to End date)
6.74%
Total dollar value on End date of a $10,000 purchase made on Start date
$19,239
Average percent return for all possible buy/sell combinations
37.03%
Number returns
135,981
Number profitable returns (Winners)
118,437
Percent profitable returns
87.10%
Number unprofitable returns (Losers)
17,544
Percent unprofitable returns
12.90%
Winners to losers ratio
6.75
See Stock Return Calculator for return information for individual stocks or ETFs.


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Customize your own Portfolio of High-Yield Blue-Chip Stocks using stocks from the above table. See returns for specified combinations of stocks for specified durations.

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