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
2/24/2012Stocks Put the ‘V’ in ‘Recovery’
American ExpressAmerican Express
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Kenneth ChenaultKenneth Chenault
1/1/2001AAPL, MCD: McDonald’s to Support Apple Pay on Launch
AT&TAT&T
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Randall StephensonRandall Stephenson
5/9/2007Why Southwest Airlines Co, AT&T Inc., and General Motors Company Are Today’s 3 Worst Stocks
BoeingBoeing
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W. James McNerneyW. James McNerney
7/1/2005BA: Sit Tight While Boeing Experiences Turbulence
CaterpillarCaterpillar
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Douglas OberhelmanDouglas Oberhelman
7/1/2010Stocks Put the ‘V’ in ‘Recovery’
ChevronChevron
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John WatsonJohn Watson
1/1/2010Store List: Where Can I Use Apple Pay With My iPhone 6?
CiscoCisco
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John ChambersJohn Chambers
1/31/1995Why International Business Machines Corporation, Cisco Systems, Inc., and CSX Corp. Are Today’s 3 Worst Stocks
Coca-ColaCoca-Cola
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Muhtar KentMuhtar Kent
7/1/2008Soda Stocks: 2 Winners, 2 Losers
DuPontDuPont
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Ellen KullmanEllen Kullman
10/1/200830 Blue-Chip Dividend Stocks Increasing Payouts in Q3 2014
Exxon MobilExxon Mobil
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Rex TillersonRex Tillerson
1/1/2006Invest in U.S. Dividend Stocks With Global Operations
General ElectricGeneral Electric
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Jeffrey ImmeltJeffrey Immelt
9/7/2001Hottest Financial Stocks Now – NBG BFR ING TPL
Goldman SachsGoldman Sachs
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Lloyd BlankfeinLloyd Blankfein
5/31/2006Goldman Sachs Tops 8 Dividend Stocks Increasing Payouts
Home DepotHome Depot
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Francis BlakeFrancis Blake
1/2/2007Staples (SPLS) Investigating Possible Data Breach
IBMIBM
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Virginia RomettyVirginia Rometty
1/1/2012Financials Are Up After Earnings – Will It Last?
IntelIntel
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Brian KrzanichBrian Krzanich
5/16/20133 Big Tech Stocks to Keep an Eye On
Johnson & JohnsonJohnson & Johnson
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Alex GorskyAlex Gorsky
4/26/2012Hottest Healthcare Stocks Now – BABY LUX PDLI ABBV
JPMorgan ChaseJPMorgan Chase
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James DimonJames Dimon
12/31/2005FTNT: Expand Your Portfolio With Fortinet’s Security
McDonald’sMcDonald’s
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Don ThompsonDon Thompson
7/1/2012McDonald’s (MCD) Plans Major Menu Makeover
Merck & Co.Merck & Co.
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Kenneth FrazierKenneth Frazier
1/1/2011Gilead Stock Will Rise on Sovaldi® Sales
MicrosoftMicrosoft
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Satya NadellaSatya Nadella
2/4/2014MSFT, NOK: Microsoft Nixing Nokia Name on Smartphones
NikeNike
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Mark ParkerMark Parker
1/26/2006Hottest Consumer Cyclical Stocks Now – RGR SCS WHR NKE
PfizerPfizer
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Ian ReadIan Read
12/5/2010Pfizer’s ‘Head-and-Shoulders’ Top Is a Bad Sign
Procter & GambleProcter & Gamble
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A.G. LafleyA.G. Lafley
5/23/2013Biggest Movers in Consumer Noncyclical Stocks Now – CCE DPS IBA DLX
Travelers CompaniesTravelers Companies
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Jay FishmanJay Fishman
4/1/2004Hottest Financial Stocks Now – NBG ITUB NLY WBK
United TechnologiesUnited Technologies
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Louis ChenevertLouis Chenevert
4/9/2008Hottest Capital Goods Stocks Now – GVA MTZ SPF MTH
UnitedHealth GroupUnitedHealth Group
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Stephen HemsleyStephen Hemsley
12/1/2006Hottest Financial Stocks Now – FIG RGA RDN UNH
VerizonVerizon
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Lowell McAdamLowell McAdam
8/1/20113 Ways to Play the Internet of Things Mega-Trend
VisaVisa
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Charles Scharf
11/1/2012The Amazon Rewards Visa Card WILL Work With Apple Pay
WalmartWalmart
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C. Douglas McMillonC. Douglas McMillon
2/1/2014WMT News: Walmart Care Clinics Offer $40 Doctor Visits
Walt DisneyWalt Disney
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Robert IgerRobert Iger
10/2/2005Store List: Where Can I Use Apple Pay With My iPhone 6?