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
1/1/2001S&P 500 Index: Why Wall Street Should Fear Week 38
AT&TAT&T
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Randall StephensonRandall Stephenson
5/9/20078 Dividend Stocks That Make the Grade
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
1/1/2010Exxon Mobil Corporation: Catch This Machete! (XOM)
CiscoCisco
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John ChambersJohn Chambers
1/31/1995Why Twitter Inc (TWTR), Imperva Inc (IMPV) and Bats Global Markets Inc (BATS) Were 3 of Today’s Best Stocks
Coca-ColaCoca-Cola
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Muhtar KentMuhtar Kent
7/1/2008Why The Coca-Cola Co Should Still Be In Your Portfolio (KO)
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
1/1/20064 Stocks That Will Suffer If Hillary Clinton Wins
General ElectricGeneral Electric
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Jeffrey ImmeltJeffrey Immelt
9/7/2001Friday’s Vital Data: Apple Inc. (AAPL), General Electric Company (GE) and Alibaba Group Holding Ltd (BABA)
Goldman SachsGoldman Sachs
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Lloyd BlankfeinLloyd Blankfein
5/31/20064 High Yield Stocks To Sell Now
Home DepotHome Depot
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Francis BlakeFrancis Blake
1/2/20073 S&P 500 Stocks to Short Now! (COST NKE HD)
IBMIBM
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Virginia RomettyVirginia Rometty
1/1/2012Why Twitter Inc (TWTR), Imperva Inc (IMPV) and Bats Global Markets Inc (BATS) Were 3 of Today’s Best Stocks
IntelIntel
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Brian KrzanichBrian Krzanich
5/16/2013Intel Corporation Is Dead Money Right Now (INTC)
Johnson & JohnsonJohnson & Johnson
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Alex GorskyAlex Gorsky
4/26/20125 Income Stocks Offering Downside Protection
JPMorgan ChaseJPMorgan Chase
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James DimonJames Dimon
12/31/20054 Stocks That Will Suffer If Hillary Clinton Wins
McDonald’sMcDonald’s
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Don ThompsonDon Thompson
7/1/2012McDonald’s Corporation to Begin Testing Breakfast Happy Meal
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
2/4/2014Uber to Require Driver Selfies Before Each Shift
NikeNike
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Mark ParkerMark Parker
1/26/2006Can Nike Inc (NKE) Buck the Athleisure Downtrend?
PfizerPfizer
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Ian ReadIan Read
12/5/2010The Top 10 S&P 500 Dividend Stocks to Buy Now
Procter & GambleProcter & Gamble
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A.G. LafleyA.G. Lafley
5/23/20138 Dividend Stocks That Make the Grade
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 Yahoo! Inc. (YHOO), salesforce.com, inc. (CRM) and Petroleo Brasileiro SA Petrobras (ADR) (PBR) are Three of Today’s Worst Stocks
VisaVisa
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Charles Scharf
11/1/20125 IT Services Stocks to Buy Now
WalmartWalmart
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C. Douglas McMillonC. Douglas McMillon
2/1/2014S&P 500 Index: Why Wall Street Should Fear Week 38
Walt DisneyWalt Disney
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Robert IgerRobert Iger
10/2/20053 Plays That Let You Generate Income for Free