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
2/24/20123M Co (MMM) Earnings: 12 Things to Know
American ExpressAmerican Express
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Kenneth ChenaultKenneth Chenault
1/1/2001American Express Company (AXP) Q2 Earnings Results: What to Know
AT&TAT&T
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Randall StephensonRandall Stephenson
5/9/2007Sprint Corp (S): Sprint Stock’s HUGE Move Should Worry You
BoeingBoeing
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W. James McNerneyW. James McNerney
7/1/2005Boeing Co’s Earnings Beat and Cash Flow Make BA Stock a Solid Buy
CaterpillarCaterpillar
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Douglas OberhelmanDouglas Oberhelman
7/1/2010Caterpillar Inc.: CAT Stock Is Definitely Out of the Bag
ChevronChevron
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John WatsonJohn Watson
1/1/2010This Week’s Hot Earnings – AAPL BA CVX KO XOM
CiscoCisco
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John ChambersJohn Chambers
1/31/1995Cisco Systems Inc (CSCO): Get a 17% Return From CSCO Stock
Coca-ColaCoca-Cola
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Muhtar KentMuhtar Kent
7/1/2008The Coca-Cola Co (KO): Buy KO Stock While the Sheep Are Selling
DuPontDuPont
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Ellen KullmanEllen Kullman
10/1/2008E I Du Pont De Nemours And Co (DD) Reports Earnings Beat for Q2 2016
Exxon MobilExxon Mobil
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Rex TillersonRex Tillerson
1/1/2006XOM Stock: 3 Things That Would Make Exxon Mobil Corporation Even Better
General ElectricGeneral Electric
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Jeffrey ImmeltJeffrey Immelt
9/7/2001Warren Buffett’s Top 10 Pieces of Investment Advice
Goldman SachsGoldman Sachs
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Lloyd BlankfeinLloyd Blankfein
5/31/2006Amazon.com, Inc. Price Target Upped Ahead Of Earnings (AMZN)
Home DepotHome Depot
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Francis BlakeFrancis Blake
1/2/20073 Specialty Retail Stocks to Buy Now
IBMIBM
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Virginia RomettyVirginia Rometty
1/1/20129 Dividend Stocks to Buy With Both Fists
IntelIntel
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Brian KrzanichBrian Krzanich
5/16/2013Mobileye NV (MBLY): Bang-Up Earnings Sideswiped by Tesla Motors Inc (TSLA)
Johnson & JohnsonJohnson & Johnson
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Alex GorskyAlex Gorsky
4/26/20123 Big Stock Charts for Tuesday: Lockheed Martin Corporation (LMT), Johnson & Johnson (JNJ) and Nvidia Corporation (NVDA)
JPMorgan ChaseJPMorgan Chase
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James DimonJames Dimon
12/31/2005Microsoft Corporation Earnings Preview: A Cloudy Outlook (MSFT)
McDonald’sMcDonald’s
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Don ThompsonDon Thompson
7/1/2012Hottest Retail Trade Stocks Now – KSS ASNA HZO SSI
Merck & Co.Merck & Co.
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Kenneth FrazierKenneth Frazier
1/1/2011How Merck & Co., Inc. Ranks As a Top Analyst Pick (MRK)
MicrosoftMicrosoft
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Satya NadellaSatya Nadella
2/4/2014Microsoft Corporation: Time to Position for a MSFT Breakout
NikeNike
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Mark ParkerMark Parker
1/26/20063 Buy-Worthy Stock Dips
PfizerPfizer
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Ian ReadIan Read
12/5/2010How Merck & Co., Inc. Ranks As a Top Analyst Pick (MRK)
Procter & GambleProcter & Gamble
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A.G. LafleyA.G. Lafley
5/23/20135 Best Stocks to Buy for the Next 50 Years
Travelers CompaniesTravelers Companies
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Jay FishmanJay Fishman
4/1/2004Why Travelers Companies Inc Is a Top Dividend Stock (TRV)
United TechnologiesUnited Technologies
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Louis ChenevertLouis Chenevert
4/9/20084 Attractively Valued Dividend Growth Stocks (ABT, AMP, UTX, VZ)
UnitedHealth GroupUnitedHealth Group
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Stephen HemsleyStephen Hemsley
12/1/2006UnitedHealth Group Inc (UNH): The Best Buy in Healthcare
VerizonVerizon
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Lowell McAdamLowell McAdam
8/1/20114 Attractively Valued Dividend Growth Stocks (ABT, AMP, UTX, VZ)
VisaVisa
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Charles Scharf
11/1/201268 Actions to Take for the Earnings Shakeout
WalmartWalmart
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C. Douglas McMillonC. Douglas McMillon
2/1/2014Wal-Mart Stores, Inc.: Trendy WMT Stock Facing More Challenges
Walt DisneyWalt Disney
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Robert IgerRobert Iger
10/2/20053 Big Stock Charts for Wednesday – DIS INTC V