7 Hot Dow Stocks in 2011

Almost a third of the way through 2011, we are still seeing a continuation of the bull market that started in 2009. The Dow Jones index is up 9% – nearly matching the 11% gain it experienced in 2010.

 

The blue chip stocks of the Dow Jones have been leading the market rally in 2011. 24 of the 30 Dow components stocks have seen their stock price increase in 2011. Even more impressive is that 13 Dow stocks have posted double-digit gains this year.

 

Here is a look at 7 hot Dow stocks that have seen their stock prices climb each month in 2011.

 

3M

YTD performance: 10.6%

Dividend Yield: 2.3%

 

American Express

YTD performance: 9.7%

Dividend Yield: 1.5%

 

Boeing

YTD performance: 16.9%

Dividend Yield: 2.2%

 

Caterpillar

YTD performance: 19.6%

Dividend Yield: 1.6%

 

Chevron

YTD performance: 18.7%

Dividend Yield: 2.7%

 

El DuPont de Nemours

YTD performance: 10.6%

Dividend Yield: 3.0%

 

United Technologies

YTD performance: 11.7%

Dividend Yield: 2.2%

 

These 7 Dow stocks have posted an average gain of 14% in 2011 and also offer an average dividend yield of 2.2%. More importantly is their consistent stock performance with their shares prices gaining every single month. The next 8 months will tell if these 7 Dow stocks finish the year as hot as they have started.

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There is one response to 7 Hot Dow Stocks in 2011

  1. RS2OOO:
    December 23rd, 2011 at 5:08 pm

    Wow…. You called the 2011 top with this post!

    The DOW printed it’s 2011 high 2 days after this was published, before falling an alarming 2500 points.

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