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
2/24/2012Invest in Dividend Stocks for Retirement Planning
American ExpressAmerican Express
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Kenneth ChenaultKenneth Chenault
1/1/2001Apple’s Mobile Payments: Who Wins, Who Loses?
AT&TAT&T
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Randall StephensonRandall Stephenson
5/9/2007Top 10 Dow Dividend Stocks for August
BoeingBoeing
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W. James McNerneyW. James McNerney
7/1/2005Biggest Movers in Capital Goods Stocks Now – DY USG ATRO TS
CaterpillarCaterpillar
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Douglas OberhelmanDouglas Oberhelman
7/1/2010What Is the Export-Import Bank?
ChevronChevron
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John WatsonJohn Watson
1/1/201016 Oil and Gas Stocks to Sell Now
CiscoCisco
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John ChambersJohn Chambers
1/31/19957 Best Stocks for the Rest of 2014
Coca-ColaCoca-Cola
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Muhtar KentMuhtar Kent
7/1/2008Top 10 Dow Dividend Stocks for August
DuPontDuPont
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Ellen KullmanEllen Kullman
10/1/2008Dividend Stocks Also Make Attractive M&A Targets
Exxon MobilExxon Mobil
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Rex TillersonRex Tillerson
1/1/2006Top 3 ‘Surprising’ Dividend Stocks
General ElectricGeneral Electric
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Jeffrey ImmeltJeffrey Immelt
9/7/2001Stocks Start September With a Thud
Goldman SachsGoldman Sachs
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Lloyd BlankfeinLloyd Blankfein
5/31/2006Buy the Dips in Resilient Goldman Sachs
Home DepotHome Depot
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Francis BlakeFrancis Blake
1/2/2007Hottest Services Stocks Now – VIPS CORE CATO PNK
IBMIBM
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Virginia RomettyVirginia Rometty
1/1/20127 Shareholder Perks That Sweeten the Pot for Investors
IntelIntel
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Brian KrzanichBrian Krzanich
5/16/2013Home Automation: Will Apple HomeKit Bring Order to Chaos?
Johnson & JohnsonJohnson & Johnson
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Alex GorskyAlex Gorsky
4/26/2012Healthcare Stocks Are Too Expensive to Buy
JPMorgan ChaseJPMorgan Chase
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James DimonJames Dimon
12/31/2005Don’t Be Fooled … JPM CEO Jamie Dimon Did NOT Join Twitter
McDonald’sMcDonald’s
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Don ThompsonDon Thompson
7/1/2012Top 10 Dow Dividend Stocks for August
Merck & Co.Merck & Co.
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Kenneth FrazierKenneth Frazier
1/1/2011Top 10 Dow Dividend Stocks for August
MicrosoftMicrosoft
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Satya NadellaSatya Nadella
2/4/2014Xbox Live Gold: Free Xbox 360 Games for September 2014
NikeNike
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Mark ParkerMark Parker
1/26/2006Hottest Consumer Cyclical Stocks Now – GIII SCS LKQ HELE
PfizerPfizer
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Ian ReadIan Read
12/5/2010Healthcare Stocks Are Too Expensive to Buy
Procter & GambleProcter & Gamble
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A.G. LafleyA.G. Lafley
5/23/2013Top 10 Dow Dividend Stocks for August
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 XLS GVA DXPE
UnitedHealth GroupUnitedHealth Group
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Stephen HemsleyStephen Hemsley
12/1/2006Hottest Financial Stocks Now – CEF HNT AET MOH
VerizonVerizon
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Lowell McAdamLowell McAdam
8/1/2011Top 10 Dow Dividend Stocks for August
VisaVisa
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Charles Scharf
11/1/2012Apple’s Mobile Payments: Who Wins, Who Loses?
WalmartWalmart
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C. Douglas McMillonC. Douglas McMillon
2/1/20143 Retail Stocks That Can Bounce Off the Ropes
Walt DisneyWalt Disney
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Robert IgerRobert Iger
10/2/2005Disney Drones Are on the Way to DIS Theme Parks