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
2/24/2012Biggest Movers in Capital Goods Stocks Now – HEI.A NVR TDY GGG
American ExpressAmerican Express
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Kenneth ChenaultKenneth Chenault
1/1/2001Dow Doldrums – 5 Blue-Chip Stocks to Sell
AT&TAT&T
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Randall StephensonRandall Stephenson
5/9/2007NFLX, T: Netflix Inks Deal With AT&T for Faster Streaming
BoeingBoeing
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W. James McNerneyW. James McNerney
7/1/20055 Stocks to Sell for August
CaterpillarCaterpillar
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Douglas OberhelmanDouglas Oberhelman
7/1/2010Biggest Movers in Capital Goods Stocks Now – MAS FBHS CRH CAT
ChevronChevron
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John WatsonJohn Watson
1/1/201015 Oil and Gas Stocks to Sell Now
CiscoCisco
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John ChambersJohn Chambers
1/31/1995Biggest Movers in Technology Stocks Now – SMCI XRX GIB IDTI
Coca-ColaCoca-Cola
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Muhtar KentMuhtar Kent
7/1/2008Biggest Movers in Consumer Noncyclical Stocks Now – REV USTR DLX SAM
DuPontDuPont
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Ellen KullmanEllen Kullman
10/1/2008Hottest Basic Materials Stocks Now – AKS CR ACH DD
Exxon MobilExxon Mobil
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Rex TillersonRex Tillerson
1/1/2006XOM Stock — It’s Earnings Time Again For Exxon
General ElectricGeneral Electric
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Jeffrey ImmeltJeffrey Immelt
9/7/2001Dow Doldrums – 5 Blue-Chip Stocks to Sell
Goldman SachsGoldman Sachs
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Lloyd BlankfeinLloyd Blankfein
5/31/2006Biggest Movers in Financial Stocks Now – CACC GS FLT CG
Home DepotHome Depot
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Francis BlakeFrancis Blake
1/2/2007Did Home Depot Just Legitimize 3D Printing Stocks?
IBMIBM
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Virginia RomettyVirginia Rometty
1/1/2012Apple Earnings Set to Give AAPL Stock a Lift
IntelIntel
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Brian KrzanichBrian Krzanich
5/16/2013Microsoft Deploys Cheap Windows Laptops to Fight Google Chromebook
Johnson & JohnsonJohnson & Johnson
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Alex GorskyAlex Gorsky
4/26/20123 Dividend Stocks Juicing Returns With Buybacks
JPMorgan ChaseJPMorgan Chase
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James DimonJames Dimon
12/31/20052 Undervalued Big Bank Stocks to Buy
McDonald’sMcDonald’s
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Don ThompsonDon Thompson
7/1/2012MCD: No More Meat at Many McDonald’s Stores in China
Merck & Co.Merck & Co.
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Kenneth FrazierKenneth Frazier
1/1/2011Pfizer, Merck Stock – Same Ol’ Slumping Revenues, Same Mixed Prospects
MicrosoftMicrosoft
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Satya NadellaSatya Nadella
2/4/2014GameStop Stock Crashes – It’ll Soon Be Game Over for GME
NikeNike
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Mark ParkerMark Parker
1/26/2006Hottest Consumer Cyclical Stocks Now – OSK SFLY MLHR TPX
PfizerPfizer
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Ian ReadIan Read
12/5/2010Hottest Healthcare Stocks Now – AEGR REGN EXAM EW
Procter & GambleProcter & Gamble
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A.G. LafleyA.G. Lafley
5/23/2013Hottest Consumer Noncyclical Stocks Now – POST UNFI MDLZ CALM
Travelers CompaniesTravelers Companies
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Jay FishmanJay Fishman
4/1/2004Biggest Movers in Financial Stocks Now – CIT BRO GGAL LFC
United TechnologiesUnited Technologies
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Louis ChenevertLouis Chenevert
4/9/2008Biggest Movers in Capital Goods Stocks Now – HEI.A CUB JHX HSC
UnitedHealth GroupUnitedHealth Group
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Stephen HemsleyStephen Hemsley
12/1/2006DG Stock Falls on Dollar General CEO Retirement News
VerizonVerizon
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Lowell McAdamLowell McAdam
8/1/2011NFLX, T: Netflix Inks Deal With AT&T for Faster Streaming
VisaVisa
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Charles Scharf
11/1/2012Hottest Financial Stocks Now – RBS NBG IRE WF
WalmartWalmart
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C. Douglas McMillonC. Douglas McMillon
2/1/20145 Stocks to Sell for August
Walt DisneyWalt Disney
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Robert IgerRobert Iger
10/2/2005AMZN: Amazon Best Sellers July 2014