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
2/24/20123 Unloved Dividend Stocks to Buy Now – and 2 to Sell
American ExpressAmerican Express
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Kenneth ChenaultKenneth Chenault
1/1/2001American Express Company (AXP) Hikes Dividend, Buys Back More Stock
AT&TAT&T
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Randall StephensonRandall Stephenson
5/9/2007Beat the Market with These High Dividend ETFs & Stocks
BoeingBoeing
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W. James McNerneyW. James McNerney
7/1/2005The Top 10 S&P 500 Dividend Stocks to Buy Now
CaterpillarCaterpillar
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Douglas OberhelmanDouglas Oberhelman
7/1/2010Ranking Hot Retirement Stocks Worst to First
ChevronChevron
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John WatsonJohn Watson
1/1/2010Go Long Exxon Mobil Corporation (XOM) at a Double Discount
CiscoCisco
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John ChambersJohn Chambers
1/31/19953 Tech Stocks Posting Massive Price Growth (ANET, IPHI, NTES)
Coca-ColaCoca-Cola
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Muhtar KentMuhtar Kent
7/1/2008Dunkin’ Donuts, Coca-Cola Team Up on Bottled Coffee Drinks
DuPontDuPont
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Ellen KullmanEllen Kullman
10/1/200811 Chemicals Stocks to Buy Now
Exxon MobilExxon Mobil
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Rex TillersonRex Tillerson
1/1/2006This Fast-Growing Corner Of The World Is Offering 11% Yields
General ElectricGeneral Electric
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Jeffrey ImmeltJeffrey Immelt
9/7/2001Why Apple Inc. Could Slide 20% This Year (AAPL)
Goldman SachsGoldman Sachs
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Lloyd BlankfeinLloyd Blankfein
5/31/20064 Shaky Bank Stocks to Sell or Short
Home DepotHome Depot
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Francis BlakeFrancis Blake
1/2/2007Biggest Movers in Retail Trade Stocks Now – TTS DDS EZPW PIR
IBMIBM
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Virginia RomettyVirginia Rometty
1/1/2012How To Collect 11.5% Yields From A Stock Yielding 3.6% (IBM)
IntelIntel
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Brian KrzanichBrian Krzanich
5/16/2013Signs Point to Intel Corporation Crushing Estimates (INTC)
Johnson & JohnsonJohnson & Johnson
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Alex GorskyAlex Gorsky
4/26/20123 Big Stock Charts: Johnson & Johnson (JNJ), Alibaba Group Holding Ltd. (BABA) and Bank of America Corp (BAC)
JPMorgan ChaseJPMorgan Chase
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James DimonJames Dimon
12/31/20053 Big Moves That Warren Buffett Could Make Next
McDonald’sMcDonald’s
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Don ThompsonDon Thompson
7/1/2012What’s Cooking? McDonald’s Corporation Launches Web Series on YouTube
Merck & Co.Merck & Co.
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Kenneth FrazierKenneth Frazier
1/1/20119 Dividend Stocks for a Full Calendar of Safe Income
MicrosoftMicrosoft
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Satya NadellaSatya Nadella
2/4/2014Xbox Live Games With Gold for October 2016
NikeNike
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Mark ParkerMark Parker
1/26/20067 Textiles Apparel & Luxury Goods Stocks to Sell Now
PfizerPfizer
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Ian ReadIan Read
12/5/2010Why Apple Inc. Could Slide 20% This Year (AAPL)
Procter & GambleProcter & Gamble
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A.G. LafleyA.G. Lafley
5/23/2013Wednesday’s Vital Data: Apple Inc. (AAPL), Procter & Gamble Co (PG) and Facebook Inc (FB)
Travelers CompaniesTravelers Companies
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Jay FishmanJay Fishman
4/1/2004Wall Street Is Destroying the Economic Recovery
United TechnologiesUnited Technologies
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Louis ChenevertLouis Chenevert
4/9/200811 Dividend Stocks to Set Up Your Own Perpetual Income Machine
UnitedHealth GroupUnitedHealth Group
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Stephen HemsleyStephen Hemsley
12/1/2006UnitedHealth Group Inc (UNH) May Fall Victim to EpiPen Outrage
VerizonVerizon
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Lowell McAdamLowell McAdam
8/1/2011Why Apple Inc. Could Slide 20% This Year (AAPL)
VisaVisa
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Charles Scharf
11/1/2012How To Collect 11.5% Yields From A Stock Yielding 3.6% (IBM)
WalmartWalmart
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C. Douglas McMillonC. Douglas McMillon
2/1/2014Why Haven’t You Bought Amazon.com, Inc. (AMZN) Stock Yet?
Walt DisneyWalt Disney
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Robert IgerRobert Iger
10/2/2005Walt Disney Co (DIS) Should Skip Twitter, Buy Sears, Macy’s, Dick’s and JCPenney Instead