The Dow Jones Industrial Average is comprised of some of Wall Street’s biggest names. The men and women at the helm of these 30 companies have a big responsibility, and in these tough economic times, being a big-name CEO is harder than ever. So who is leading their companies to success, and who is falling behind? Check out how the 30 Dow stocks have each performed under their current leadership and how the company has performed relative to its peers since its CEO first set up shop in the corner office. (Note: Stock performance reflects dividends)

STOCK CEO DATE APPOINTED STOCK
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3M3M
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Inge ThulinInge Thulin
2/24/20123 Big Stock Charts for Tuesday: Nvidia Corporation (NVDA), 3M Co (MMM) and Goldman Sachs Group Inc (GS)
American ExpressAmerican Express
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Kenneth ChenaultKenneth Chenault
1/1/20013 Monthly Dividend Stocks to Buy Now – and 1 to Avoid
AT&TAT&T
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Randall StephensonRandall Stephenson
5/9/20073 Big Stock Charts for Friday: AT&T Inc. (T), Intel Corporation (INTC) and Starbucks Corporation (SBUX)
BoeingBoeing
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W. James McNerneyW. James McNerney
7/1/2005Boeing Co: 2 Tailwinds That Could Propel BA Stock
CaterpillarCaterpillar
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Douglas OberhelmanDouglas Oberhelman
7/1/20103 Big Stock Charts for Monday: Ford Motor Company (F), Caterpillar Inc. (CAT) and Tesla Inc (TSLA)
ChevronChevron
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John WatsonJohn Watson
1/1/20103 Big Stock Charts for Thursday: Energy Select Sector SPDR (ETF) (XLE), Exxon Mobil Corporation (XOM) and Chevron Corporation (CVX)
CiscoCisco
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John ChambersJohn Chambers
1/31/1995Watch Cisco Systems, Inc. (CSCO) Stock for This Warning Sign
Coca-ColaCoca-Cola
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Muhtar KentMuhtar Kent
7/1/20087 Blue-Chip Stocks That Are Flush With Cash
DuPontDuPont
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Ellen KullmanEllen Kullman
10/1/2008Dow-DuPont Merger: Dow Chemical Co (DOW), DuPont (DD) Offer to Sell Assets for EU Approval
Exxon MobilExxon Mobil
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Rex TillersonRex Tillerson
1/1/20063 Big Stock Charts for Thursday: Energy Select Sector SPDR (ETF) (XLE), Exxon Mobil Corporation (XOM) and Chevron Corporation (CVX)
General ElectricGeneral Electric
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Jeffrey ImmeltJeffrey Immelt
9/7/20017 Blue-Chip Stocks That Are Flush With Cash
Goldman SachsGoldman Sachs
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Lloyd BlankfeinLloyd Blankfein
5/31/2006BlackRock, Inc. (BLK) Stock Is the Best Investment of the Century
Home DepotHome Depot
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Francis BlakeFrancis Blake
1/2/20073 Big Stock Charts for Tuesday: Macy’s Inc (M), Home Depot Inc (HD) and Wal-Mart Stores Inc (WMT)
IBMIBM
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Virginia RomettyVirginia Rometty
1/1/20128 Ways to Invest in the “Internet of Things”
IntelIntel
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Brian KrzanichBrian Krzanich
5/16/2013Buy This Nvidia Corporation Dip for Free Right Now
Johnson & JohnsonJohnson & Johnson
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Alex GorskyAlex Gorsky
4/26/2012The 10 Best Stock Charts on Wall Street Right Now
JPMorgan ChaseJPMorgan Chase
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James DimonJames Dimon
12/31/2005Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen Inc (PLKI) Stock Soars on QSR Takeover Offer
McDonald’sMcDonald’s
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Don ThompsonDon Thompson
7/1/20127 Food Stocks That Will Deliver Tasty Returns
Merck & Co.Merck & Co.
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Kenneth FrazierKenneth Frazier
1/1/20113 Stocks to Watch on Wednesday: Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (BRK.B), Fossil Group Inc (FOSL) and Merck & Co., Inc. (MRK)
MicrosoftMicrosoft
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Satya NadellaSatya Nadella
2/4/20147 Blue-Chip Stocks That Are Flush With Cash
NikeNike
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Mark ParkerMark Parker
1/26/20067 Sports Stocks to Buy That Any Investor Can Own
PfizerPfizer
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Ian ReadIan Read
12/5/20107 Blue-Chip Stocks That Are Flush With Cash
Procter & GambleProcter & Gamble
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A.G. LafleyA.G. Lafley
5/23/2013Should I Buy Procter & Gamble Co (PG) Stock? 3 Pros, 3 Cons
Travelers CompaniesTravelers Companies
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Jay FishmanJay Fishman
4/1/2004Why the Dow Jones Industrial Average Is Pointless
United TechnologiesUnited Technologies
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Louis ChenevertLouis Chenevert
4/9/2008United Technologies Corporation (UTX) Stock Heads Lower After Q4 Earnings
UnitedHealth GroupUnitedHealth Group
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Stephen HemsleyStephen Hemsley
12/1/2006Why UnitedHealth Group Inc (UNH), J M Smucker Co (SJM) and Campbell Soup Company (CPB) Are 3 of Today’s Worst Stocks
VerizonVerizon
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Lowell McAdamLowell McAdam
8/1/2011The 10 Best Stock Charts on Wall Street Right Now
VisaVisa
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Charles Scharf
11/1/2012Boeing Co Stock (BA) Takes Flight After Earnings Boost
WalmartWalmart
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C. Douglas McMillonC. Douglas McMillon
2/1/2014The 10 Best Stock Charts on Wall Street Right Now
Walt DisneyWalt Disney
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Robert IgerRobert Iger
10/2/20057 Sports Stocks to Buy That Any Investor Can Own