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
UNDER CEO
DOW
UNDER CEO
RECENT NEWS
3M3M
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Inge ThulinInge Thulin
2/24/2012Hottest Capital Goods Stocks Now – TRN MAS MMM TDG
American ExpressAmerican Express
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Kenneth ChenaultKenneth Chenault
1/1/2001J.D. Power 2015: Discover Is America’s Favorite Credit Card
AT&TAT&T
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Randall StephensonRandall Stephenson
5/9/2007Sprint Offers a Year of Free Wireless to DirecTV Subscribers
BoeingBoeing
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W. James McNerneyW. James McNerney
7/1/20055 Blue-Chip Stocks Facing a Death Cross
CaterpillarCaterpillar
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Douglas OberhelmanDouglas Oberhelman
7/1/2010The Top 10 Dow Dividend Stocks for September
ChevronChevron
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John WatsonJohn Watson
1/1/2010The Top 10 Dow Dividend Stocks for September
CiscoCisco
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John ChambersJohn Chambers
1/31/19959 Solid Dividend Stocks for Uncertain Times
Coca-ColaCoca-Cola
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Muhtar KentMuhtar Kent
7/1/20087 Dividend Stocks You Should Own in Retirement
DuPontDuPont
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Ellen KullmanEllen Kullman
10/1/200810 Dow Jones Stocks That Have Fallen Into Corrections
Exxon MobilExxon Mobil
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Rex TillersonRex Tillerson
1/1/2006The Top 10 Dow Dividend Stocks for September
General ElectricGeneral Electric
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Jeffrey ImmeltJeffrey Immelt
9/7/2001The Top 10 Dow Dividend Stocks for September
Goldman SachsGoldman Sachs
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Lloyd BlankfeinLloyd Blankfein
5/31/20065 Things to Know About China’s Fake Goldman Sachs
Home DepotHome Depot
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Francis BlakeFrancis Blake
1/2/2007Is Home Depot (HD) Stock a Better Bet Than Lowe’s?
IBMIBM
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Virginia RomettyVirginia Rometty
1/1/2012The Top 10 Dow Dividend Stocks for September
IntelIntel
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Brian KrzanichBrian Krzanich
5/16/2013The Top 10 Dow Dividend Stocks for September
Johnson & JohnsonJohnson & Johnson
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Alex GorskyAlex Gorsky
4/26/2012Hottest Healthcare Stocks Now – NLNK MACK CLVS SCMP
JPMorgan ChaseJPMorgan Chase
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James DimonJames Dimon
12/31/2005Market Turmoil Makes Big Bank Stocks a Buy
McDonald’sMcDonald’s
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Don ThompsonDon Thompson
7/1/2012McDonald’s, Tyson Cut Ties With Abusive Chicken Farmer
Merck & Co.Merck & Co.
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Kenneth FrazierKenneth Frazier
1/1/2011Hottest Healthcare Stocks Now – LUX PBYI ALNY MRK
MicrosoftMicrosoft
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Satya NadellaSatya Nadella
2/4/2014MSFT Stock – Microsoft May Soar on Strength of Windows 10
NikeNike
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Mark ParkerMark Parker
1/26/2006Biggest Movers in Consumer Cyclical Stocks Now – WWW NKE BC AXL
PfizerPfizer
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Ian ReadIan Read
12/5/2010S&P 500 to Add Activision Blizzard (ATVI) and United Continental (UAL)
Procter & GambleProcter & Gamble
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A.G. LafleyA.G. Lafley
5/23/2013The Top 10 Dow Dividend Stocks for September
Travelers CompaniesTravelers Companies
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Jay FishmanJay Fishman
4/1/2004Hottest Financial Stocks Now – LAZ CIT TRV PHH
United TechnologiesUnited Technologies
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Louis ChenevertLouis Chenevert
4/9/200810 Dow Jones Stocks That Have Fallen Into Corrections
UnitedHealth GroupUnitedHealth Group
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Stephen HemsleyStephen Hemsley
12/1/2006Biggest Movers in Financial Stocks Now – FCNCA ARCC SIVB
VerizonVerizon
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Lowell McAdamLowell McAdam
8/1/2011The Top 10 Dow Dividend Stocks for September
VisaVisa
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Charles Scharf
11/1/2012Hottest Financial Stocks Now – KEY KCG V BBD
WalmartWalmart
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C. Douglas McMillonC. Douglas McMillon
2/1/2014Walmart to Stop Selling Assault Rifles
Walt DisneyWalt Disney
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Robert IgerRobert Iger
10/2/20053 Blue Chips, 4 Big-Income Naked Puts