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 Blue-Chip Stocks Taking a Turn for the Worst
American ExpressAmerican Express
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Kenneth ChenaultKenneth Chenault
1/1/2001Tuesday Apple Rumors: Apple Pay Gets More Support in Canada
AT&TAT&T
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Randall StephensonRandall Stephenson
5/9/2007Municipal Bonds Offer High Yields Without Stock Market Volatility
BoeingBoeing
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W. James McNerneyW. James McNerney
7/1/20053 Blue-Chip Covered Calls for Enhanced Premiums (RTN BA MSFT)
CaterpillarCaterpillar
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Douglas OberhelmanDouglas Oberhelman
7/1/2010Trade of the Day: Caterpillar Inc. (NYSE:CAT)
ChevronChevron
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John WatsonJohn Watson
1/1/2010What We Can Learn from Exxon Mobil Corporation (XOM)
CiscoCisco
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John ChambersJohn Chambers
1/31/1995Why American Eagle Outfitters (AEO), Cisco Systems, Inc. (CSCO) and Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. (WMT) Are 3 of Today’s Best Stocks
Coca-ColaCoca-Cola
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Muhtar KentMuhtar Kent
7/1/2008Meet the 2016 Top 10 Dividend Achievers List
DuPontDuPont
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Ellen KullmanEllen Kullman
10/1/2008Monsanto Company: MON Stock Owners, Take the Offer!
Exxon MobilExxon Mobil
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Rex TillersonRex Tillerson
1/1/20066 Oil Gas & Consumable Fuels Stocks to Buy Now
General ElectricGeneral Electric
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Jeffrey ImmeltJeffrey Immelt
9/7/200130 Stocks the “Smart Money” Just Bought or Dumped
Goldman SachsGoldman Sachs
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Lloyd BlankfeinLloyd Blankfein
5/31/20063 New High-Yield Preferred Stock Issuances
Home DepotHome Depot
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Francis BlakeFrancis Blake
1/2/20077 Bulletproof Blue-Chip Stocks to Buy
IBMIBM
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Virginia RomettyVirginia Rometty
1/1/20123 Blue-Chip Stocks Taking a Turn for the Worst
IntelIntel
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Brian KrzanichBrian Krzanich
5/16/20133 Blue-Chip Stocks Taking a Turn for the Worst
Johnson & JohnsonJohnson & Johnson
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Alex GorskyAlex Gorsky
4/26/20127 Bulletproof Blue-Chip Stocks to Buy
JPMorgan ChaseJPMorgan Chase
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James DimonJames Dimon
12/31/20058 Dividend Stocks Increasing Payouts — JPM CLX MNRO LUV CB LEG NOC CATO
McDonald’sMcDonald’s
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Don ThompsonDon Thompson
7/1/2012Hottest Retail Trade Stocks Now – STKS DDS TUES LL
Merck & Co.Merck & Co.
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Kenneth FrazierKenneth Frazier
1/1/2011Keytruda: New Melanoma Drug Shows Promise
MicrosoftMicrosoft
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Satya NadellaSatya Nadella
2/4/20143 Blue-Chip Covered Calls for Enhanced Premiums (RTN BA MSFT)
NikeNike
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Mark ParkerMark Parker
1/26/2006Nike Starbucks Sneakers Are a Thing. Really.
PfizerPfizer
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Ian ReadIan Read
12/5/2010Bear of the Day: AbbVie Inc Slide Shows No Quick End (ABBV)
Procter & GambleProcter & Gamble
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A.G. LafleyA.G. Lafley
5/23/20133 Stocks Getting Crushed by the Federal Reserve
Travelers CompaniesTravelers Companies
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Jay FishmanJay Fishman
4/1/20047 Dow Jones Stocks That Still Have Some Bite
United TechnologiesUnited Technologies
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Louis ChenevertLouis Chenevert
4/9/200810 Dividend Growth Stocks That Deliver For Their Shareholders
UnitedHealth GroupUnitedHealth Group
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Stephen HemsleyStephen Hemsley
12/1/2006Why UnitedHealth Group Inc Ranks As a Top Analyst Pick (UNH)
VerizonVerizon
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Lowell McAdamLowell McAdam
8/1/2011This 4-Stock Dividend Retirement Portfolio Yields 7.3%
VisaVisa
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Charles Scharf
11/1/2012Visa Inc (V) and Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. (WMT) Are at Each Other’s Throats … Again
WalmartWalmart
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C. Douglas McMillonC. Douglas McMillon
2/1/2014Friday’s Vital Data: Apple Inc. (AAPL), Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. (WMT) and Tesla Motors Inc. (TSLA)
Walt DisneyWalt Disney
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Robert IgerRobert Iger
10/2/2005Walt Disney Co Debuts First Beauty & the Beast Trailer Featuring Emma Watson