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
2/24/2012Apple Stock – AAPL Joins the Dow Today
American ExpressAmerican Express
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Kenneth ChenaultKenneth Chenault
1/1/20015 Blue-Chip Stocks Poised for a Turnaround
AT&TAT&T
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Randall StephensonRandall Stephenson
5/9/2007American Express Plenti: 5 Things to Know About the Rewards Program
BoeingBoeing
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W. James McNerneyW. James McNerney
7/1/2005Hottest Capital Goods Stocks Now – CBI SLCA TS TEX
CaterpillarCaterpillar
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Douglas OberhelmanDouglas Oberhelman
7/1/20105 S&P 500 Stocks to Sell for April
ChevronChevron
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John WatsonJohn Watson
1/1/2010What Does the Weakness in the Latest PMI Mean?
CiscoCisco
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John ChambersJohn Chambers
1/31/1995CSCO: Does Cisco Systems Belong in a Dividend Stock Portfolio?
Coca-ColaCoca-Cola
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Muhtar KentMuhtar Kent
7/1/2008Dr Pepper Snapple Group – Here’s Why DPS Is Socially Responsible
DuPontDuPont
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Ellen KullmanEllen Kullman
10/1/2008Stocks Mixed as Wall Street Awaits the Fed
Exxon MobilExxon Mobil
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Rex TillersonRex Tillerson
1/1/2006What Does Inflow Mean for the SPY?
General ElectricGeneral Electric
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Jeffrey ImmeltJeffrey Immelt
9/7/2001Are Wall Street’s 10 Biggest Stocks Also the 10 Best Stocks?
Goldman SachsGoldman Sachs
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Lloyd BlankfeinLloyd Blankfein
5/31/20065 Big Financials That Could Hit the Skids
Home DepotHome Depot
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Francis BlakeFrancis Blake
1/2/2007Home Depot (HD) Is a Top Stock With Insider Buying
IBMIBM
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Virginia RomettyVirginia Rometty
1/1/2012Hottest Technology Stocks Now – RHT QIHU SMI IMPV
IntelIntel
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Brian KrzanichBrian Krzanich
5/16/2013Wednesday’s Vital Data: Intel Corporation (INTC), Applied Materials, Inc. (AMAT) and Freeport-McMoRan Inc (FCX)
Johnson & JohnsonJohnson & Johnson
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Alex GorskyAlex Gorsky
4/26/2012Are Wall Street’s 10 Biggest Stocks Also the 10 Best Stocks?
JPMorgan ChaseJPMorgan Chase
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James DimonJames Dimon
12/31/2005IVV Is Experiencing Large Inflows
McDonald’sMcDonald’s
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Don ThompsonDon Thompson
7/1/2012Burger King Chicken Fries Return (for Good!)
Merck & Co.Merck & Co.
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Kenneth FrazierKenneth Frazier
1/1/2011Hottest Healthcare Stocks Now – FOLD GILD MRK EW
MicrosoftMicrosoft
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Satya NadellaSatya Nadella
2/4/2014What Does Inflow Mean for the SPY?
NikeNike
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Mark ParkerMark Parker
1/26/2006Hottest Consumer Cyclical Stocks Now – RUSHB ICON CTB GAME
PfizerPfizer
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Ian ReadIan Read
12/5/2010Hottest Healthcare Stocks Now – FOLD GILD MRK EW
Procter & GambleProcter & Gamble
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A.G. LafleyA.G. Lafley
5/23/2013Hottest Consumer Noncyclical Stocks Now – DPS BGS AVP MKC
Travelers CompaniesTravelers Companies
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Jay FishmanJay Fishman
4/1/20044 Cheap Stocks to Buy Now
United TechnologiesUnited Technologies
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Louis ChenevertLouis Chenevert
4/9/2008Hottest Capital Goods Stocks Now – CBI SLCA TS TEX
UnitedHealth GroupUnitedHealth Group
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Stephen HemsleyStephen Hemsley
12/1/2006UnitedHealth (UNH) Stock Options for Your Portfolio’s Well-Being
VerizonVerizon
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Lowell McAdamLowell McAdam
8/1/2011IVV Is Experiencing Large Inflows
VisaVisa
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Charles Scharf
11/1/2012MARCH MADNESS: Starbucks (SBUX) vs. Visa (V)
WalmartWalmart
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C. Douglas McMillonC. Douglas McMillon
2/1/2014Walmart: How to Get Better Value From WMT Stock
Walt DisneyWalt Disney
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Robert IgerRobert Iger
10/2/20053 Things DIS Stock Investors Should Always Watch