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
5/9/2007Where AT&T Will Be Testing 5G Wireless
BoeingBoeing
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W. James McNerneyW. James McNerney
7/1/2005Boeing Co: Turbulence in Boeing Stock Beckons Nimble Investors (BA)
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
1/31/1995Cisco Systems, Inc. (CSCO) Beats Earnings, More Gains to Come
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
1/1/20065 Wild Inverse ETFs Betting Against the Market
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
5/31/20065 Wild Inverse ETFs Betting Against the Market
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
1/1/2012Cisco Systems, Inc. (CSCO) Beats Earnings, More Gains to Come
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
12/31/2005CEO Jamie Dimon Buys $26.6 Million in JPM Stock
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 Backwards Compatibility: List of Titles
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
12/5/2010Pfizer Inc. Stock: A Good Buy While the Pharma Industry Is Down (PFE)
Procter & GambleProcter & Gamble
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A.G. LafleyA.G. Lafley
5/23/20133 Bear-Proof Consumer Staples Stocks to Buy
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
11/1/2012Dow Finishes Below 16,000 Despite Oil-Driven Surge
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