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
2/24/2012Why 3M is a Top 25 Dividend Giant (MMM)
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
5/9/20075 Stocks to Buy on Institutional Movement
BoeingBoeing
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W. James McNerneyW. James McNerney
7/1/2005Stocks to Buy Before the 2016 Presidential Election
CaterpillarCaterpillar
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Douglas OberhelmanDouglas Oberhelman
7/1/2010Stocks Squeak By as U.S. Dollar, Oil Drop Lower
ChevronChevron
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John WatsonJohn Watson
1/1/20103 “Big Three” Oil Stocks Look Ready to Gush Higher – XOM CVX COP
CiscoCisco
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John ChambersJohn Chambers
1/31/1995Trade of the Day: Cisco (CSCO)
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
10/1/200871 Trades to Combat the Chill on Wall Street
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
9/7/2001GE to Stop Selling Fluorescent Light Bulbs
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
1/2/2007Home Depot Hiring 80,000 New Employees for Spring
IBMIBM
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Virginia RomettyVirginia Rometty
1/1/20127 Value Traps That Are NOT Bargains
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
4/26/2012Johnson & Johnson (JNJ) Testing Type 1 Diabetes Cure
JPMorgan ChaseJPMorgan Chase
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James DimonJames Dimon
12/31/20055 ETFs to Protect Your Portfolio
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
1/1/2011Merck (MRK) Stock: Q4 Earnings Highlights
MicrosoftMicrosoft
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Satya NadellaSatya Nadella
2/4/2014Microsoft Stock: Down 12%, Is MSFT Worth the Risk?
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 (PFE) Stock Looks GREAT (Once You Get Past the Noise!)
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
4/1/2004Trade of the Day: TRV Stock Looks Like a Safe Bet
United TechnologiesUnited Technologies
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Louis ChenevertLouis Chenevert
4/9/2008The 10 Best Fidelity Mutual Funds for 2016
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
8/1/2011STUDY: The Fastest Wireless Carrier in the US Is …
VisaVisa
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Charles Scharf
11/1/2012Trade of the Day: Visa’s Stock Chart Isn’t Pretty
WalmartWalmart
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C. Douglas McMillonC. Douglas McMillon
2/1/2014Walmart Stock: WMT Takes Back the Pump, But Does It Matter?
Walt DisneyWalt Disney
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Robert IgerRobert Iger
10/2/2005Walt Disney Co (DIS) Stock: Only Magical Guidance Can Lift Disney Stock