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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 (4.77)%
AbbVie
2.56 (4.15)%
CenturyLink
2.16 (8.85)%
Chevron
4.32 (3.84)%
Consolidated Edison
2.76 (3.74)%
Emerson Electric Co.
1.92 (3.01)%
Ford
0.60 (4.75)%
HCP
1.48 (4.87)%
Mercury General
2.49 (4.36)%
Verizon
2.31 (4.80)%
Dividend data from Yahoo! Finance as of Feb-18-2017. 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:
Feb-23-2007
Start value:
$10,000
End date:
Feb-23-2017
End value:
$18,865
Number prices
523
Minimum value occurred on Mar-02-2009
$5,986
Maximum value occurred on Jul-18-2016
$19,184
Total gain or loss (Start date to End date)
88.65%
Annualized gain or loss (Start date to End date)
6.51%
Total dollar value on End date of a $10,000 purchase made on Start date
$18,865
Average percent return for all possible buy/sell combinations
37.52%
Number returns
136,503
Number profitable returns (Winners)
119,342
Percent profitable returns
87.43%
Number unprofitable returns (Losers)
17,161
Percent unprofitable returns
12.57%
Winners to losers ratio
6.95
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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