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
2/24/201210 Best Stocks to Buy and Hold Forever
American ExpressAmerican Express
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Kenneth ChenaultKenneth Chenault
1/1/200110 Companies That Have Fallen on Their Face in 2016
AT&TAT&T
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Randall StephensonRandall Stephenson
5/9/200710 Best Stocks to Buy and Hold Forever
BoeingBoeing
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W. James McNerneyW. James McNerney
7/1/2005Boeing (BA) Cuts Jobs in Cost-Cutting Effort
CaterpillarCaterpillar
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Douglas OberhelmanDouglas Oberhelman
7/1/2010Should I Buy Or Sell Caterpillar (CAT) Stock? 3 Pros, 3 Cons
ChevronChevron
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John WatsonJohn Watson
1/1/20103 Dividend Stocks To Avoid Right Now
CiscoCisco
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John ChambersJohn Chambers
1/31/19958 Highlights From Cisco (CSCO) Earnings
Coca-ColaCoca-Cola
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Muhtar KentMuhtar Kent
7/1/2008Warning: The Broader Market Has Already Turned Bearish!
DuPontDuPont
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Ellen KullmanEllen Kullman
10/1/200864 Actions to Take on Monday’s Market Dip
Exxon MobilExxon Mobil
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Rex TillersonRex Tillerson
1/1/20063 “Big Three” Oil Stocks Look Ready to Gush Higher – XOM CVX COP
General ElectricGeneral Electric
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Jeffrey ImmeltJeffrey Immelt
9/7/2001General Electric Company: Investors Continue Underestimating GE Stock as It Grows
Goldman SachsGoldman Sachs
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Lloyd BlankfeinLloyd Blankfein
5/31/2006Stocks to Buy Before the 2016 Presidential Election
Home DepotHome Depot
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Francis BlakeFrancis Blake
1/2/20073 More Stocks to Buy If the Market Crashes
IBMIBM
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Virginia RomettyVirginia Rometty
1/1/2012International Business Machines Corp. – Profit From a Failed Rally in Big Blue (IBM)
IntelIntel
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Brian KrzanichBrian Krzanich
5/16/20134 Hot Semiconductor Stocks to Buy for Your Portfolio
Johnson & JohnsonJohnson & Johnson
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Alex GorskyAlex Gorsky
4/26/201210 Best Stocks to Buy and Hold Forever
JPMorgan ChaseJPMorgan Chase
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James DimonJames Dimon
12/31/20053 Bargain Bank Stocks for Savvy Investors — BAC, JPM, WFC
McDonald’sMcDonald’s
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Don ThompsonDon Thompson
7/1/2012A Tasty Trade Awaits You in McDonald’s Corporation Stock (MCD)
Merck & Co.Merck & Co.
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Kenneth FrazierKenneth Frazier
1/1/201164 Actions to Take on Monday’s Market Dip
MicrosoftMicrosoft
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Satya NadellaSatya Nadella
2/4/2014Xbox One: What Is Release Date for Rocket League?
NikeNike
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Mark ParkerMark Parker
1/26/2006Nike Inc Slugs It Out With Under Armour: Which Is the Better Buy?
PfizerPfizer
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Ian ReadIan Read
12/5/201064 Actions to Take on Monday’s Market Dip
Procter & GambleProcter & Gamble
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A.G. LafleyA.G. Lafley
5/23/20134 Defensive Stocks With Fresh Uptrends Brewing
Travelers CompaniesTravelers Companies
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Jay FishmanJay Fishman
4/1/200410 Best Stocks to Buy and Hold Forever
United TechnologiesUnited Technologies
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Louis ChenevertLouis Chenevert
4/9/2008How United Technologies Ranks Among Analysts’ Top Picks (UTX)
UnitedHealth GroupUnitedHealth Group
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Stephen HemsleyStephen Hemsley
12/1/2006The 10 Best Healthcare Stocks to Buy Now
VerizonVerizon
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Lowell McAdamLowell McAdam
8/1/2011Wednesday Apple Rumors: Apple Releases New iOS & OS X Public Betas
VisaVisa
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Charles Scharf
11/1/2012Wednesday Apple Rumors: Apple Releases New iOS & OS X Public Betas
WalmartWalmart
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C. Douglas McMillonC. Douglas McMillon
2/1/2014Wal-Mart Stores, Inc.: WMT Stock Is Cheap for a Reason
Walt DisneyWalt Disney
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Robert IgerRobert Iger
10/2/2005Why ARM Holdings plc (ADR) (ARMH), Walt Disney Co (DIS) and Alcoa Inc (AA) Are 3 of Today’s Worst Stocks