Starter Portfolio of Dividend-Paying Stocks
The Starter Portfolio is a conservative approach to investing in stocks. Each company is very well managed, is a leader in its industry and has a secure dividend. The portfolio includes 13 well-known stocks that pay dividends. Therefore, it is designed for a buy-and-hold investor seeking to reinvest dividends.
Price Quote & Dividend
1-Year Price Chart
|Deere & Company||
|International Business Machines||
|Johnson & Johnson||
Pharmaceuticals and Consumer Products
|Piedmont Natural Gas||
Natural Gas Utilities
|Proctor & Gamble||
|Click small charts (sparklines) to expand. * Uses 10 years or all years of prices, whichever is less.|
To follow the progress of the Starter Stocks portfolio, check out the returns table and chart below. Portfolio values are computed using weekly closes for stocks from Yahoo! Finance. All 13 stocks are included in the portfolio computations. The current value of the portfolio assumes that $769.23 was invested (total of $10,000) in each stock at its closing weekly price for the first week of January 2004.
Starter Stocks - Return Results
|Minimum value occurred on Jan-05-2004|
|Maximum value occurred on Jun-30-2014|
|Total gain or loss (Start date to End date)|
|Annualized gain or loss (Start date to End date)|
|Total dollar value on End date of a $10,000 purchase made on Start date|
|Average percent return for all possible buy/sell combinations|
|Number profitable returns (Winners)|
|Percent profitable returns|
|Number unprofitable returns (Losers)|
|Percent unprofitable returns|
|Winners to losers ratio|
Click chart to enlarge it.
Customize your own Portfolio of Starter Stocks using stocks from the above table. See returns for specified combinations of stocks for specified durations.
Dividend Achievers (A-Z)
Dividend Aristocrats (A-Z)