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
2/24/2012Hottest Capital Goods Stocks Now – RTN NOC MDC MMM
American ExpressAmerican Express
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Kenneth ChenaultKenneth Chenault
1/1/20015 Dow Jones Heavyweights on the Ropes
AT&TAT&T
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Randall StephensonRandall Stephenson
5/9/2007Top 10 Dow Dividend Stocks For October
BoeingBoeing
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W. James McNerneyW. James McNerney
7/1/2005RTN: Buy Raytheon as it Overcomes U.S. Budget Cuts
CaterpillarCaterpillar
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Douglas OberhelmanDouglas Oberhelman
7/1/2010Biggest Movers in Capital Goods Stocks Now – MLM VMC WSO USG
ChevronChevron
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John WatsonJohn Watson
1/1/2010Top 10 Dow Dividend Stocks For October
CiscoCisco
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John ChambersJohn Chambers
1/31/1995Top 10 Dow Dividend Stocks For October
Coca-ColaCoca-Cola
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Muhtar KentMuhtar Kent
7/1/2008Biggest Movers in Consumer Noncyclical Stocks Now – TSN TUP CCU KO
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
1/1/2006Top 10 Dow Dividend Stocks For October
General ElectricGeneral Electric
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Jeffrey ImmeltJeffrey Immelt
9/7/2001Hottest Financial Stocks Now – AFSI NBG GGAL NTG
Goldman SachsGoldman Sachs
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Lloyd BlankfeinLloyd Blankfein
5/31/20063 Covered Calls on Buy-and-Hold Blue Chips
Home DepotHome Depot
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Francis BlakeFrancis Blake
1/2/2007Home Depot Data Breach: Hackers Are Draining Victims’ Bank Accounts
IBMIBM
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Virginia RomettyVirginia Rometty
1/1/20123 Covered Calls on Buy-and-Hold Blue Chips
IntelIntel
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Brian KrzanichBrian Krzanich
5/16/2013Intel Stock Flirts With Another Rally (INTC)
Johnson & JohnsonJohnson & Johnson
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Alex GorskyAlex Gorsky
4/26/2012Hottest Healthcare Stocks Now – COV CLVS CNMD EW
JPMorgan ChaseJPMorgan Chase
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James DimonJames Dimon
12/31/20052 Humdrum Funds Paying Exciting Dividends
McDonald’sMcDonald’s
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Don ThompsonDon Thompson
7/1/20124 Ways to Win With Dividend Stocks
Merck & Co.Merck & Co.
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Kenneth FrazierKenneth Frazier
1/1/2011Top 10 Dow Dividend Stocks For October
MicrosoftMicrosoft
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Satya NadellaSatya Nadella
2/4/2014Microsoft Unveils Windows 10
NikeNike
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Mark ParkerMark Parker
1/26/2006Pebble Steel Review: A Smartwatch With a Week-Long Battery
PfizerPfizer
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Ian ReadIan Read
12/5/2010Pfizer (PFE) Aims at Women in New Viagra Ads
Procter & GambleProcter & Gamble
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A.G. LafleyA.G. Lafley
5/23/2013Hottest Consumer Noncyclical Stocks Now – HLF CCU KO BRFS
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
4/9/2008Hottest Capital Goods Stocks Now – MAS LMT ESLT VMC
UnitedHealth GroupUnitedHealth Group
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Stephen HemsleyStephen Hemsley
12/1/2006Hottest Financial Stocks Now – BKU HIG ICE MTU
VerizonVerizon
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Lowell McAdamLowell McAdam
8/1/2011Top 10 Dow Dividend Stocks For October
VisaVisa
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Charles Scharf
11/1/20123 Naked Puts With High Premiums, Little Risk
WalmartWalmart
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C. Douglas McMillonC. Douglas McMillon
2/1/20144 Ways to Win With Dividend Stocks
Walt DisneyWalt Disney
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Robert IgerRobert Iger
10/2/2005AMZN, DIS: Disney DVD Preorders Are Available on Amazon Again