High-growth momentum stocks are nice, but many investors these days are more interested in stability and dependable dividends. If you’re an income-oriented investor, this list of Dependable Dividend Stocks is for you.

Some of these stocks may be boring, some of the yields may not be thrilling and some may not have impressive earnings growth in their future. But all of these Dependable Dividend Stocks are rock-solid when it comes to preserving capital and making regular dividend  payments. Check out the list below and sort by company, yield or dividend history.

COMPANY DIVIDEND YIELD ANNUAL DIV RATE EX-DIV DATE DIVIDENDS PAID SINCE YTD RETURN RECENT NEWS
3M3M
(NYE:MMM)
2.6%$4.1005/20/20151916-5.4%Biggest Movers in Capital Goods Stocks Now – DE PLL KMT TNC
Abbott LaboratoriesAbbott Laboratories
(NYE:ABT)
1.9%$0.9607/13/201519269.8%Hottest Healthcare Stocks Now – BMY LLY CHE NVO
AFLACAFLAC
(NYE:AFL)
2.5%$1.5605/18/201519731.4%Watch Aflac Stock Out-Quack the Market (AFL)
Air Products & ChemicalsAir Products & Chemicals
(NYE:APD)
2.4%$3.2406/29/20151954-4.7%Biggest Movers in Basic Materials Stocks Now – SHW VAL HBM WY
Archer Daniels MidlandArcher Daniels Midland
(NYE:ADM)
2.3%$1.1205/19/20151927-6.4%Hottest Consumer Noncyclical Stocks Now – STZ AVP FMX KOF
AT&TAT&T
(NYE:T)
5.3%$1.8807/08/201519846.4%3 Dow Jones Rejects Looking for Comebacks
Atmos EnergyAtmos Energy
(NYE:ATO)
3%$1.5605/21/20151984-6.4%Hottest Utilities Stocks Now – KEP OKE ORA EBR
Automatic Data ProcessingAutomatic Data Processing
(NGS:ADP)
2.4%$1.9606/10/20151974-3%4 Tech Stocks With Great Bullish Potential
Becton, Dickinson & CoBecton, Dickinson & Co
(NYE:BDX)
1.7%$2.4006/05/201519262.9%Hottest Healthcare Stocks Now – BMY LLY CHE NVO
Bemis CompanyBemis Company
(NYE:BMS)
2.5%$1.1205/15/201519220.8%Hottest Basic Materials Stocks Now – KGC PH CRS LYB
Brown-FormanBrown-Forman
(NYE:BF.B)
1.3%$1.2606/01/2015196014.6%Hottest Consumer Noncyclical Stocks Now – BUD STZ DLX UN
C.R. BardC.R. Bard
(NYE:BCR)
0.6%$0.9607/16/201519602.8%Biggest Movers in Healthcare Stocks Now – AGN TARO MSA PFE
Cardinal HealthCardinal Health
(NYE:CAH)
1.8%$1.5506/29/201519834.7%Biggest Movers in Healthcare Stocks Now – MACK LLY EXAS HALO
ChevronChevron
(NYE:CVX)
4.5%$4.2805/15/20151912-14.5%The Top 10 Dow Dividend Stocks for July
Chubb CorporationChubb Corporation
(NYE:CB)
1.9%$2.2806/24/2015190217.4%Why Chubb Corp (CB), CalAmp Corp. (CAMP) and Synergy Pharmaceuticals Inc (SGYP) Are 3 of Today’s Best Stocks
Cincinnati FinancialCincinnati Financial
(NGS:CINF)
3.5%$1.8406/15/201519541.1%You Won’t Find Insurance With Cincinnati Financial (CINF)
CintasCintas
(NGS:CTAS)
1%$0.8511/05/201419848.6%Biggest Movers in Services Stocks Now – OIBR VIPS OCR RAD
CloroxClorox
(NYE:CLX)
2.9%$3.0807/20/201519681.8%Biggest Movers in Consumer Noncyclical Stocks Now – NUS CCU AGRO HLF
Coca-ColaCoca-Cola
(NYE:KO)
3.3%$1.3206/11/20151893-6.5%Nick Jonas Gives CrossFit a Lashing Over Diabetes Tweet
Colgate-PalmoliveColgate-Palmolive
(NYE:CL)
2.3%$1.5207/21/20151895-4.4%Biggest Movers in Consumer Noncyclical Stocks Now – GIS TUP CAG PM
Consolidated EdisonConsolidated Edison
(NYE:ED)
4.4%$2.6005/18/20151885-10.4%Hottest Utilities Stocks Now – HNP MGEE AEP ED
Dover CorporationDover Corporation
(NYE:DOV)
2.3%$1.6005/27/20151947-2.4%9 Machinery Stocks to Sell Now
EcolabEcolab
(NYE:ECL)
1.2%$1.3206/12/201519367.9%Biggest Movers in Consumer Noncyclical Stocks Now – AVP GMCR THS DAR
Emerson ElectricEmerson Electric
(NYE:EMR)
3.4%$1.8805/13/20151947-9.5%Hottest Technology Stocks Now – EPAM AYI NJ IMPV
ExxonMobilExxonMobil
(NYE:XOM)
3.5%$2.9205/11/20151882-10.1%The Top 10 Dow Dividend Stocks for July
Family DollarFamily Dollar
(NYE:FDO)
1.6%$1.2409/11/201419760.2%DLTR Is a Bargain Hunters’ Best Friend
Franklin ResourcesFranklin Resources
(NYE:BEN)
1.2%$0.6006/26/20151981-11.1%Hottest Financial Stocks Now – APO HDB KB SCHW
Genuine PartsGenuine Parts
(NYE:GPC)
2.7%$2.4606/03/20151948-15.5%Hottest Consumer Cyclical Stocks Now – LZB HOG CLC TTM
HCPHCP
(NYE:HCP)
6.1%$2.2605/07/20151985-16%Hottest Services Stocks Now – SHLD NTL Z VG
HormelHormel
(NYE:HRL)
1.8%$1.0007/16/201519289.1%Biggest Movers in Consumer Noncyclical Stocks Now – GIS TUP CAG PM
Illinois Tool WorksIllinois Tool Works
(NYE:ITW)
2.1%$1.9406/26/20151933-1.4%Biggest Movers in Consumer Cyclical Stocks Now – NKE ICON WSM SHOO
Johnson & JohnsonJohnson & Johnson
(NYE:JNJ)
3%$3.0005/21/20151944-5.9%Hottest Healthcare Stocks Now – BMY LLY CHE NVO
Kimberly-ClarkKimberly-Clark
(NYE:KMB)
3.3%$3.5206/03/20151935-6.9%Hottest Consumer Noncyclical Stocks Now – STZ AVP FMX KOF
Leggett & PlattLeggett & Platt
(NYE:LEG)
2.5%$1.2406/11/2015193915.5%Biggest Movers in Consumer Cyclical Stocks Now – GIL UA PHG DAN
Lowe’sLowe’s
(NYE:LOW)
1.7%$1.1207/20/20151961-3.1%Summer Gadget Guide 2015: The Best Portable Grills
McCormick & CoMcCormick & Co
(NYE:MKC)
2%$1.6007/09/201519257.6%McCormick Earnings: Not So Spicy (MKC)
McDonald’sMcDonald’s
(NYE:MCD)
3.5%$3.4005/28/201519762.6%McDonald’s (MCD) Considers the Lobster Roll: Will it Work?
MedtronicMedtronic
(NYE:MDT)
2.1%$1.5206/25/201519772.2%Hottest Healthcare Stocks Now – BSX SEM JNJ VRX
NucorNucor
(NYE:NUE)
3.4%$1.4906/26/20151973-9.8%3 Steel Stocks to Short Before Things Get Worse
PepsiCoPepsiCo
(NYE:PEP)
3%$2.8106/03/201519520.1%Biggest Movers in Consumer Noncyclical Stocks Now – NUS CCU AGRO HLF
PPG IndustriesPPG Industries
(NYE:PPG)
1.2%$1.4405/07/20151899-49.9%Biggest Movers in Basic Materials Stocks Now – SHW VAL HBM WY
Procter & GambleProcter & Gamble
(NYE:PG)
3.3%$2.6504/23/20151891-12.3%Hottest Consumer Noncyclical Stocks Now – STZ AVP FMX KOF
Sherwin-WilliamsSherwin-Williams
(NYE:SHW)
1%$2.6805/13/201519795.6%Biggest Movers in Basic Materials Stocks Now – KGC EGO AUY CBT
Sigma-AldrichSigma-Aldrich
(NGS:SIAL)
0.7%$0.9205/28/201519701.6%Biggest Movers in Basic Materials Stocks Now – SIM PAAS TNH CE
Stanley Black & DeckerStanley Black & Decker
(NYE:SWK)
1.9%$2.0806/01/2015187712.1%Biggest Movers in Consumer Cyclical Stocks Now – GIL UA PHG DAN
SyscoSysco
(NYE:SYY)
3.3%$1.2006/30/20151970-9.5%Hottest Services Stocks Now – MPEL WYNN BOX LABL
T. Rowe PriceT. Rowe Price
(NGS:TROW)
2.7%$2.0806/11/20151986-9.9%Biggest Movers in Financial Stocks Now – CACC FIG TROW JNS
TargetTarget
(NYE:TGT)
2.7%$2.2408/17/201519658.4%7 Worthy Income Stocks With a Growth Kicker
UGIUGI
(NYE:UGI)
2.6%$0.9106/11/20151885-8.6%Biggest Movers in Utilities Stocks Now – TERP WES CPN D
Universal Health Realty TrustUniversal Health Realty Trust
(NYE:UHT)
5.4%$2.5606/15/20151987-2.1%7 Small Caps That Promise Big Returns
V.F. CorporationV.F. Corporation
(NYE:VFC)
1.8%$1.2806/05/20151941-3.8%Hottest Consumer Cyclical Stocks Now – TTM TSLA HMC NTK
W.W. GraingerW.W. Grainger
(NYE:GWW)
2%$4.6805/07/20151965-7.6%Hottest Consumer Cyclical Stocks Now – MLHR SNE PVH ALV
WalmartWalmart
(NYE:WMT)
2.7%$1.9608/05/20151973-16.3%3 Reasons to Be REALLY Worried About Walmart Stock (WMT)
COMPANY DIVIDEND YIELD ANNUAL DIV RATE EX-DIV DATE DIVIDENDS PAID SINCE YTD RETURN RECENT NEWS

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