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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
Annual Dividend & Yield
Recent Dividends
1-Yr Price Chart
AT&T
1.96 (5.13%)
AbbVie
2.56 (3.90%)
CenturyLink
2.16 (8.69%)
Chevron
4.32 (4.06%)
Consolidated Edison
2.76 (3.43%)
Emerson Electric Co.
1.92 (3.23%)
Ford
0.60 (5.52%)
HCP
1.48 (4.67%)
Mercury General
2.49 (4.54%)
Verizon
2.31 (5.09%)
Dividend yield data from Yahoo! Finance as of May-24-2017. 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 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 quarterly 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:
May-29-2007
Start value:
$10,000
End date:
May-29-2017
End value:
$18,538
Number prices
41
Minimum value occurred on Mar-31-2009
$6,832
Maximum value occurred on Mar-31-2017
$18,926
Total gain or loss (Start date to End date)
85.38%
Annualized gain or loss (Start date to End date)
118.77%
Total dollar value on End date of a $10,000 purchase made on Start date
$18,538
Average percent return for all possible buy/sell combinations
39.31%
Number returns
820
Number profitable returns (Winners)
709
Percent profitable returns
86.46%
Number unprofitable returns (Losers)
111
Percent unprofitable returns
13.54%
Winners to losers ratio
6.39
Portfolio Value Chart     Stock Return Calculator


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