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1997 Performance Tables  

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The following table presents the 1997 performance of the high dividend paying stocks that make up the Dogs of the Dow plus the rest of the Dow 30 index. To see which high dividend paying stocks would make the cut as one of the Dogs of the Dow as of the most recent close, try Daily Current Doggishness.

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Symbol Company Price Yield   Price Yield YTD % Chg
New York Stock Exch. The '97 Dogs of the Dow are listed in blue on 12/31/96 on 12/31/96   on 12/31/97 on 12/31/97 See Note 1
MO Philip Morris 37.67 4.19%   45.25 3.54% 20.1%
JPM Morgan (J.P.) 97.63 3.53%   112.88 3.37% 15.6%
TX Texaco 49.06 3.44%   54.38 3.31% 10.8%
CHV Chevron 65.00 3.25%   77.00 3.01% 18.5%
XON Exxon 49.00 3.18%   61.19 2.68% 24.9%
T AT&T 43.38 2.99%   61.31 2.15% 41.4%
GM General Motors 55.75 2.88%   60.75 3.29% 9.0%
IP International Paper 40.50 2.45%   43.13 2.32% 6.5%
DD DuPont 47.06 2.38%   60.06 2.10% 27.6%
MMM Minnesota Mining & Manufacturing 83.00 2.31%   82.06 2.58% -1.1%
GT Goodyear 51.38 2.16%   63.63 1.89% 23.8%
CAT Caterpillar 37.63 2.11%   48.50 2.06% 28.9%
GE General Electric 49.44 2.05%   73.38 1.64% 48.4%
MRK Merck 79.63 1.97%   106.00 1.70% 33.1%
S Sears 46.00 1.96%   45.25 2.03% -1.6%
EK Eastman Kodak 80.25 1.94%   60.56 2.91% -24.5%
UK Union Carbide 40.88 1.82%   42.94 2.10% 5.0%
PG Procter & Gamble 53.81 1.65%   79.81 1.27% 48.3%
UTX United Technologies 66.25 1.61%   72.81 1.70% 9.9%
AXP American Express 56.50 1.58%   89.25 1.01% 58.0%
AA Aluminum Company of America 63.75 1.42%   70.38 1.42% 10.4%
ALD Allied-Signal 33.50 1.29%   38.81 1.34% 15.9%
BA Boeing 53.25 1.05%   48.94 1.14% -8.1%
CBS CBS 19.88 1.02%   29.44 0.68% 48.1%
KO Coca-Cola 52.63 0.94%   66.69 0.84% 26.7%
IBM International Business Machines 75.75 0.91%   104.63 0.76% 38.1%
MCD McDonald's 45.38 0.65%   47.75 0.69% 5.2%
DIS Disney 69.75 0.63%   99.00 0.54% 41.9%
BS Bethlehem Steel 8.88 0.00%   8.69 0.00% -2.1%
Z Woolworth 22.00 0.00%   20.38 0.00% -7.4%
Symbol Company Price Yield   Price Yield YTD % Chg
New York Stock Exch. The Newly Added Dow Stocks - See Note 2  on 12/31/96 on 12/31/96   on 12/31/97 on 12/31/97 See Note 1
HWP Hewlett-Packard 50.25 0.96%   62.38 0.90% 24.1%
JNJ Johnson & Johnson 49.75 1.53%   65.88 1.34% 32.4%
TRV Travelers Group 30.25 1.49%   53.88 0.93% 78.1%
WMT Wal-Mart 22.75 0.91%   39.44 0.68% 73.4%
Index Description Price Avg Yield   Price Avg Yield YTD % Chg
- - on 12/31/96 on 12/31/96   on 12/31/97 on 12/31/97 See Note 1
Dogs of the Dow 10 highest yielding Dow stocks on 12/31/96 - 3.06%   - 2.84% 17.3%
Small Dogs of the Dow 5 lowest priced Dogs on 12/31/96 - 2.78%   - 2.67% 14.8%
Dow 30 30 Dow stocks on 12/31/96 - 1.91%   - 1.80% 19.0%
DJIA Dow Jones Industrial Index 6,448.27 1.91%   7,908.25 1.80% 22.6%

Note 1: 1997 % change figures do not include for dividends, commissions, or taxes.
Note 2: Prices as of 12/31/96 are revised for subsequent price adjustments (e.g. stock splits) which occur during the following year. For a list of the Dogs of the Dow with their unadjusted 12/31/96 prices, see the 1997 Dogs of the Dow.
Note 3: Four Dow components were replaced on March 17, 1997. For your convenience, we have a list of Dow changes from 1929 to present. An explanation of how this impacts the high dividend paying stocks of the Dogs of the Dow is listed in our FAQ. Plus you can stay on top of the Dow and Dogs of the Dow by signing up to receive our popular Dogs of the Dow Newsletter.



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