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
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3M3M
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Inge ThulinInge Thulin
2/24/2012Options Baby Steps: 3 Blue-Chip Covered Calls
American ExpressAmerican Express
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Kenneth ChenaultKenneth Chenault
1/1/2001Credit Cards Lead 10 Dividend Stocks Increasing Payouts
AT&TAT&T
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Randall StephensonRandall Stephenson
5/9/2007Friday’s Vital Data: Qualcomm, Inc. (QCOM), Hewlett-Packard Company (HPQ) and AT&T Inc. (T)
BoeingBoeing
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W. James McNerneyW. James McNerney
7/1/2005Biggest Movers in Capital Goods Stocks Now – LEN.B LII ZBRA LEN
CaterpillarCaterpillar
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Douglas OberhelmanDouglas Oberhelman
7/1/2010Hottest Capital Goods Stocks Now – SLCA RYL ERJ SXI
ChevronChevron
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John WatsonJohn Watson
1/1/20105 Blue-Chip Oil Stocks That Are Drying Up
CiscoCisco
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John ChambersJohn Chambers
1/31/1995CSCO Stock – Buy Cisco to Play the Internet of Things
Coca-ColaCoca-Cola
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Muhtar KentMuhtar Kent
7/1/200810 ‘Safe’ Stocks to Buy Before a Pullback Begins
DuPontDuPont
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Ellen KullmanEllen Kullman
10/1/2008Hottest Basic Materials Stocks Now – GEF.B TX SMG MOS
Exxon MobilExxon Mobil
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Rex TillersonRex Tillerson
1/1/2006Options Baby Steps: 3 Blue-Chip Covered Calls
General ElectricGeneral Electric
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Jeffrey ImmeltJeffrey Immelt
9/7/2001Wednesday’s Vital Data: General Electric Company (GE), Tesla Motors Inc (TSLA) and Transocean LTD (RIG)
Goldman SachsGoldman Sachs
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Lloyd BlankfeinLloyd Blankfein
5/31/2006Biggest Movers in Financial Stocks Now – CI BCA GS ADS
Home DepotHome Depot
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Francis BlakeFrancis Blake
1/2/2007There’s No Need to Own Lowe’s With Home Depot Around (LOW)
IBMIBM
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Virginia RomettyVirginia Rometty
1/1/20127 ‘Smart Money’ Investors: The Stocks They Love and the Stocks They Hate
IntelIntel
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Brian KrzanichBrian Krzanich
5/16/2013Watch Out Below! 3 Dow Jones Stocks Flashing Death Crosses
Johnson & JohnsonJohnson & Johnson
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Alex GorskyAlex Gorsky
4/26/2012Biggest Movers in Healthcare Stocks Now – MNTA ALXN ARRY IPXL
JPMorgan ChaseJPMorgan Chase
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James DimonJames Dimon
12/31/2005Here’s Why You Should Buy Bank Stocks Now
McDonald’sMcDonald’s
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Don ThompsonDon Thompson
7/1/2012YUM Stock: KFC Brings Back Colonel Sanders to Spice Up KFC
Merck & Co.Merck & Co.
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Kenneth FrazierKenneth Frazier
1/1/2011Biggest Movers in Healthcare Stocks Now – MNTA ALXN ARRY IPXL
MicrosoftMicrosoft
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Satya NadellaSatya Nadella
2/4/2014EA Debuts New ‘Need for Speed’ Trailer
NikeNike
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Mark ParkerMark Parker
1/26/2006Biggest Movers in Consumer Cyclical Stocks Now – F CTB PVH RGR
PfizerPfizer
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Ian ReadIan Read
12/5/2010Trade of the Day: Pfizer (PFE)
Procter & GambleProcter & Gamble
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A.G. LafleyA.G. Lafley
5/23/2013Hottest Consumer Noncyclical Stocks Now – PPC GMCR NUS USNA
Travelers CompaniesTravelers Companies
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Jay FishmanJay Fishman
4/1/2004How Rising Interest Rates Affect Insurers (ALL, TRV)
United TechnologiesUnited Technologies
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Louis ChenevertLouis Chenevert
4/9/2008Biggest Movers in Capital Goods Stocks Now – RYL VMC B AWI
UnitedHealth GroupUnitedHealth Group
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Stephen HemsleyStephen Hemsley
12/1/2006Healthcare Stocks Showdown: UNH vs. ANTM
VerizonVerizon
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Lowell McAdamLowell McAdam
8/1/2011Google Stock (GOOGL) in Trouble as Mobile Ad Wars Heat Up
VisaVisa
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Charles Scharf
11/1/2012Hottest Financial Stocks Now – HMN SLM V EEFT
WalmartWalmart
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C. Douglas McMillonC. Douglas McMillon
2/1/2014WMT Stock is Doomed – Sell Walmart ASAP!
Walt DisneyWalt Disney
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Robert IgerRobert Iger
10/2/2005The 15 Highest-Paid CEOs of 2014