Dow Jones soars above 23,000. Is it too stretched? >>> READ MORE

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
2/24/2012Dow Jones Industrial Average Hits 23,000. Now What?
American ExpressAmerican Express
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Kenneth ChenaultKenneth Chenault
1/1/2001American Express Company (AXP) Q3 Earnings Surge 25%
AT&TAT&T
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Randall StephensonRandall Stephenson
5/9/2007Is AT&T Inc. Stock Still Worth Its 5%-Plus Dividend?
BoeingBoeing
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W. James McNerneyW. James McNerney
7/1/2005Dow Jones Industrial Average Hits 23,000. Now What?
CaterpillarCaterpillar
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Douglas OberhelmanDouglas Oberhelman
7/1/2010Healthy Earnings Growth Makes Caterpillar (CAT) a Buy
ChevronChevron
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John WatsonJohn Watson
1/1/20105 Blue-Chip Stocks That “Dow 23,000” Left in the Dust
CiscoCisco
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John ChambersJohn Chambers
1/31/1995Dow Jones Industrial Average Hits 23,000. Now What?
Coca-ColaCoca-Cola
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Muhtar KentMuhtar Kent
7/1/2008Quant Score Keeps Coca-Cola (KO) a Buy
DuPontDuPont
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Ellen KullmanEllen Kullman
10/1/20085 Blue-Chip Stocks to Buy as the Dow Breezes Past 22,000
Exxon MobilExxon Mobil
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Rex TillersonRex Tillerson
1/1/20063 Big Stock Charts for Wednesday: Alphabet Inc, Microsoft Corporation and Exxon Mobil Corporation
General ElectricGeneral Electric
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Jeffrey ImmeltJeffrey Immelt
9/7/2001Dow Jones Industrial Average Hits 23,000. Now What?
Goldman SachsGoldman Sachs
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Lloyd BlankfeinLloyd Blankfein
5/31/2006Dow Jones Industrial Average Hits 23,000. Now What?
Home DepotHome Depot
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Francis BlakeFrancis Blake
1/2/2007Home Depot (HD) a Buy on Healthy Earnings Growth
IBMIBM
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Virginia RomettyVirginia Rometty
1/1/2012Dow Earns First-Ever Close Over 23,000 Thanks to Big Blue
IntelIntel
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Brian KrzanichBrian Krzanich
5/16/2013Microsoft Corporation’s Surface Book 2 Takes the MacBook Pro Head-On
Johnson & JohnsonJohnson & Johnson
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Alex GorskyAlex Gorsky
4/26/2012Dow Jones Industrial Average Hits 23,000. Now What?
JPMorgan ChaseJPMorgan Chase
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James DimonJames Dimon
12/31/2005JPMorgan Buys Online Payment Startup WePay
McDonald’sMcDonald’s
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Don ThompsonDon Thompson
7/1/2012Dow Jones Industrial Average Hits 23,000. Now What?
Merck & Co.Merck & Co.
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Kenneth FrazierKenneth Frazier
1/1/20115 Blue-Chip Stocks That “Dow 23,000” Left in the Dust
MicrosoftMicrosoft
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Satya NadellaSatya Nadella
2/4/20143 Big Stock Charts for Wednesday: Alphabet Inc, Microsoft Corporation and Exxon Mobil Corporation
NikeNike
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Mark ParkerMark Parker
1/26/20065 Blue-Chip Stocks That “Dow 23,000” Left in the Dust
PfizerPfizer
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Ian ReadIan Read
12/5/20105 Blue-Chip Stocks That “Dow 23,000” Left in the Dust
Procter & GambleProcter & Gamble
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A.G. LafleyA.G. Lafley
5/23/20135 Blue-Chip Stocks That “Dow 23,000” Left in the Dust
Travelers CompaniesTravelers Companies
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Jay FishmanJay Fishman
4/1/20043 Big Stock Charts for Tuesday: Allstate Corp (ALL), Chubb Ltd (CB) and Travelers Companies Inc (TRV)
United TechnologiesUnited Technologies
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Louis ChenevertLouis Chenevert
4/9/2008United Technologies (UTX) Industry Group Rank Hurts Rating
UnitedHealth GroupUnitedHealth Group
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Stephen HemsleyStephen Hemsley
12/1/2006Dow Jones Industrial Average Hits 23,000. Now What?
VerizonVerizon
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Lowell McAdamLowell McAdam
8/1/20113 Vital Earnings Reports for Next Week
VisaVisa
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Charles Scharf
11/1/2012Visa Inc (V) Stock Is Too Expensive Unless You Buy on the Dips
WalmartWalmart
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C. Douglas McMillonC. Douglas McMillon
2/1/2014JC Penney Company Inc Stock Is No Bargain!
Walt DisneyWalt Disney
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Robert IgerRobert Iger
10/2/2005Dow Jones Industrial Average Hits 23,000. Now What?