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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
Recent Dividends
1-Yr Price Chart
AT&T
1.96 (5.37%)
AbbVie
2.56 (3.52%)
CenturyLink
2.16 (9.52%)
Chevron
4.32 (4.14%)
Consolidated Edison
2.76 (3.38%)
Emerson Electric Co.
1.92 (3.17%)
Ford
0.60 (5.07%)
HCP
1.48 (4.60%)
Mercury General
2.49 (4.61%)
Verizon
2.31 (5.22%)
Dividend yield data from Yahoo! Finance as of Jul-22-2017. 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 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 at its closing quarterly price for the current date in 2007. ABBV was excluded from the portfolio computations because prices started after 2007.


High-Yield Blue-Chip Stocks - Return Results
Portfolio:
High-Yield Blue-Chip Stocks
Start date:
Jul-23-2007
Start value:
$10,000
End date:
Jul-23-2017
End value:
$17,703
Number prices
41
Minimum value occurred on Mar-31-2009
$6,481
Maximum value occurred on Mar-31-2017
$18,084
Total gain or loss (Start date to End date)
77.03%
Annualized gain or loss (Start date to End date)
5.73%
Total dollar value on End date of a $10,000 purchase made on Start date
$17,703
Average percent return for all possible buy/sell combinations
40.12%
Number returns
820
Number profitable returns (Winners)
713
Percent profitable returns
86.95%
Number unprofitable returns (Losers)
107
Percent unprofitable returns
13.05%
Winners to losers ratio
6.66
See Multiyear Chart of Monthly Portfolio Values


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