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 – LLL LPX MMM MDC
American ExpressAmerican Express
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Kenneth ChenaultKenneth Chenault
1/1/2001AAPL, MCD: McDonald’s to Support Apple Pay on Launch
AT&TAT&T
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Randall StephensonRandall Stephenson
5/9/20075 Blue-Chip Dividend Stocks for a Declining Market
BoeingBoeing
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W. James McNerneyW. James McNerney
7/1/2005Biggest Movers in Capital Goods Stocks Now – BECN MAS ERJ
CaterpillarCaterpillar
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Douglas OberhelmanDouglas Oberhelman
7/1/2010Biggest Movers in Capital Goods Stocks Now – GTLS LEN DHI PHM
ChevronChevron
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John WatsonJohn Watson
1/1/2010Store List: Where Can I Use Apple Pay With My iPhone 6?
CiscoCisco
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John ChambersJohn Chambers
1/31/1995Why International Business Machines Corporation, Cisco Systems, Inc., and CSX Corp. Are Today’s 3 Worst Stocks
Coca-ColaCoca-Cola
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Muhtar KentMuhtar Kent
7/1/2008Biggest Movers in Consumer Noncyclical Stocks Now – POST RAI FIZZ NUS
DuPontDuPont
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Ellen KullmanEllen Kullman
10/1/200830 Blue-Chip Dividend Stocks Increasing Payouts in Q3 2014
Exxon MobilExxon Mobil
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Rex TillersonRex Tillerson
1/1/2006Invest in U.S. Dividend Stocks With Global Operations
General ElectricGeneral Electric
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Jeffrey ImmeltJeffrey Immelt
9/7/2001Hottest Financial Stocks Now – NBG BFR ING TPL
Goldman SachsGoldman Sachs
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Lloyd BlankfeinLloyd Blankfein
5/31/2006Goldman Sachs Tops 8 Dividend Stocks Increasing Payouts
Home DepotHome Depot
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Francis BlakeFrancis Blake
1/2/2007Shoppers to Avoid Data Breach Stores Like Target (TGT)
IBMIBM
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Virginia RomettyVirginia Rometty
1/1/2012Hottest Technology Stocks Now – LXK WAT CSIQ BITA
IntelIntel
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Brian KrzanichBrian Krzanich
5/16/2013The Best Undervalued Buys in the Market: Intel (INTC)
Johnson & JohnsonJohnson & Johnson
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Alex GorskyAlex Gorsky
4/26/2012Hottest Healthcare Stocks Now – HCA NKTR THC NBIX
JPMorgan ChaseJPMorgan Chase
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James DimonJames Dimon
12/31/20053 Best Dividend Payers in Big Financials
McDonald’sMcDonald’s
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Don ThompsonDon Thompson
7/1/2012MCD Stock: McDonald’s Has Farther to Fall
Merck & Co.Merck & Co.
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Kenneth FrazierKenneth Frazier
1/1/2011Biggest Movers in Healthcare Stocks Now – PDLI SHPG SGEN PBYI
MicrosoftMicrosoft
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Satya NadellaSatya Nadella
2/4/2014Skype Qik: 5 Things to Know About New Video Messaging App
NikeNike
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Mark ParkerMark Parker
1/26/2006Hottest Consumer Cyclical Stocks Now – RGR SCS WHR NKE
PfizerPfizer
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Ian ReadIan Read
12/5/2010Pfizer’s ‘Head-and-Shoulders’ Top Is a Bad Sign
Procter & GambleProcter & Gamble
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A.G. LafleyA.G. Lafley
5/23/20135 Blue-Chip Dividend Stocks for a Declining Market
Travelers CompaniesTravelers Companies
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Jay FishmanJay Fishman
4/1/2004Hottest Financial Stocks Now – NBG ITUB NLY WBK
United TechnologiesUnited Technologies
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Louis ChenevertLouis Chenevert
4/9/2008Hottest Capital Goods Stocks Now – GVA MTZ SPF MTH
UnitedHealth GroupUnitedHealth Group
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Stephen HemsleyStephen Hemsley
12/1/2006Hottest Financial Stocks Now – FIG RGA RDN UNH
VerizonVerizon
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Lowell McAdamLowell McAdam
8/1/20113 Ways to Play the Internet of Things Mega-Trend
VisaVisa
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Charles Scharf
11/1/2012AAPL, MCD: McDonald’s to Support Apple Pay on Launch
WalmartWalmart
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C. Douglas McMillonC. Douglas McMillon
2/1/2014WMT News: Walmart Care Clinics Offer $40 Doctor Visits
Walt DisneyWalt Disney
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Robert IgerRobert Iger
10/2/2005Store List: Where Can I Use Apple Pay With My iPhone 6?