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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
1-Yr Price Chart
AT&T
1.96 (5.16%)
$196.00
AbbVie
2.56 (2.78%)
$256.00
CenturyLink
2.16 (10.66%)
$216.00
Chevron
4.32 (3.63%)
$432.00
Consolidated Edison
2.76 (3.38%)
$276.00
Emerson Electric Co.
1.92 (3.03%)
$192.00
Ford
0.60 (4.85%)
$60.00
HCP
1.48 (5.59%)
$148.00
Mercury General
2.49 (4.44%)
$249.00
Verizon
2.36 (4.73%)
$236.00
Sum Dividends
$2,261.00
Dividend yield data from Yahoo! Finance as of Oct-14-2017. Price and dividend data from Quandl.


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 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:
Oct-20-2007
Start value:
$10,000
End date:
Oct-20-2017
End value:
$18,654
Number prices
41
Minimum value occurred on Mar-31-2009
$6,560
Maximum value occurred on Dec-31-2017
$18,654
Total gain or loss (Start date to End date)
86.54%
Annualized gain or loss (Start date to End date)
120.51%
Total dollar value on End date of a $10,000 purchase made on Start date
$18,654
Average percent return for all possible buy/sell combinations
41.28%
Number returns
820
Number profitable returns (Winners)
724
Percent profitable returns
88.29%
Number unprofitable returns (Losers)
96
Percent unprofitable returns
11.71%
Winners to losers ratio
7.54
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