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)
2.5%$4.4408/17/2016191617%3 Unloved Dividend Stocks to Buy Now – and 2 to Sell
Abbott LaboratoriesAbbott Laboratories
(NYE:ABT)
2.5%$1.0410/12/20161926-5.8%7 Safe Dividend Stocks That Beat Bear Markets
AFLACAFLAC
(NYE:AFL)
2.3%$1.6408/22/2016197320%11 Dividend Stocks to Set Up Your Own Perpetual Income Machine
Air Products & ChemicalsAir Products & Chemicals
(NYE:APD)
2.3%$3.4410/06/2016195415.5%3 Chemicals Stocks to Buy Now
Archer Daniels MidlandArcher Daniels Midland
(NYE:ADM)
2.8%$1.2008/15/2016192715%5 Food Products Stocks to Sell Now
AT&TAT&T
(NYE:T)
4.7%$1.9207/06/2016198418%Friday Apple Rumors: Two iPhone 7 Devices Explode
Atmos EnergyAtmos Energy
(NYE:ATO)
2.3%$1.6808/18/2016198418.1%Hottest Transportation Stocks Now – P AAL GXP UAL
Automatic Data ProcessingAutomatic Data Processing
(NGS:ADP)
2.4%$2.1209/07/201619744.1%Ex-Dividend Reminders Include Mantech International Corp (MANT)
Becton, Dickinson & CoBecton, Dickinson & Co
(NYE:BDX)
1.5%$2.6409/07/2016192616.6%12 Health Care Equipment & Supplies Stocks to Buy Now
Bemis CompanyBemis Company
(NYE:BMS)
2.3%$1.1608/15/2016192214.1%Canadian Banks: A License to Print Money
Brown-FormanBrown-Forman
(NYE:BF.B)
1.4%$0.6808/30/20161960-52.2%How to Get Dividend Investment Ideas (PG, KMB, JNJ, MCD)
C.R. BardC.R. Bard
(NYE:BCR)
0.5%$1.0407/14/2016196018.4%7 Stocks to Buy in the Healthcare Sweet Spot
Cardinal HealthCardinal Health
(NYE:CAH)
2.3%$1.8009/29/20161983-13%Biggest Movers in Wholesale Trade Stocks Now – MMLP HLF ACET WPT
ChevronChevron
(NYE:CVX)
4.2%$4.2808/17/2016191214.4%Go Long Exxon Mobil Corporation (XOM) at a Double Discount
Chubb CorporationChubb Corporation
(NYE:CB)
2.2%$2.7609/28/201619027.5%7 Stocks to Buy for the Federal Reserve Rate Hike
Cincinnati FinancialCincinnati Financial
(NGS:CINF)
2.5%$1.9209/19/2016195427.5%10 Stocks That Should Be in Your Portfolio Right Now
CintasCintas
(NGS:CTAS)
0.9%$1.0511/04/2015198423.7%6 Commercial Services & Supplies Stocks to Buy Now
CloroxClorox
(NYE:CLX)
2.6%$3.2010/24/20161968-1.3%4 Household Products Stocks to Buy Now
Coca-ColaCoca-Cola
(NYE:KO)
3.3%$1.4009/13/20161893-1.5%Dunkin’ Donuts, Coca-Cola Team Up on Bottled Coffee Drinks
Colgate-PalmoliveColgate-Palmolive
(NYE:CL)
2.1%$1.5610/20/2016189511.3%3 High-Yield Dividend Stocks You Want NO Part Of
Consolidated EdisonConsolidated Edison
(NYE:ED)
3.6%$2.6808/15/2016188517.2%Hottest Transportation Stocks Now – RRTS GWRS ENLC MMYT
Dover CorporationDover Corporation
(NYE:DOV)
2.4%$1.7608/29/2016194720.1%6 Machinery Stocks to Buy Now
EcolabEcolab
(NYE:ECL)
1.2%$1.4009/16/201619366.4%3 Chemicals Stocks to Buy Now
Emerson ElectricEmerson Electric
(NYE:EMR)
3.5%$1.9008/10/2016194714%Ex-Dividend Reminders Include Delta Air Lines, Inc. and Emerson Electric Co.
ExxonMobilExxonMobil
(NYE:XOM)
3.4%$3.0008/10/2016188212%This Fast-Growing Corner Of The World Is Offering 11% Yields
Franklin ResourcesFranklin Resources
(NYE:BEN)
2%$0.7209/28/20161981-3.4%9 Attractive Dividend Stocks to Consider (AFL, GWW, TROW, TGT)
Genuine PartsGenuine Parts
(NYE:GPC)
2.6%$2.6309/07/2016194817%Biggest Movers in Wholesale Trade Stocks Now – RAVE FENX AVT UNFI
HCPHCP
(NYE:HCP)
6.1%$2.3008/04/20161985-0.8%7 High-Dividend Stocks to Buy ASAP
HormelHormel
(NYE:HRL)
1.5%$0.5810/20/20161928-52%4 Food Products Stocks to Buy Now
Illinois Tool WorksIllinois Tool Works
(NYE:ITW)
2.2%$2.6009/28/2016193329.3%7 Machinery Stocks to Buy Now
Johnson & JohnsonJohnson & Johnson
(NYE:JNJ)
2.7%$3.2008/19/2016194415%3 Big Stock Charts: Johnson & Johnson (JNJ), Alibaba Group Holding Ltd. (BABA) and Bank of America Corp (BAC)
Kimberly-ClarkKimberly-Clark
(NYE:KMB)
2.9%$3.6809/07/20161935-0.9%Ranking Hot Retirement Stocks Worst to First
Leggett & PlattLeggett & Platt
(NYE:LEG)
3%$1.3609/13/201619398.5%How To Buy “Accelerating” Dividends for 100% Upside
Lowe’sLowe’s
(NYE:LOW)
1.9%$1.4010/17/20161961-5%Hottest Retail Trade Stocks Now – LL LE BBRG ASNA
McCormick & CoMcCormick & Co
(NYE:MKC)
1.7%$1.7210/06/2016192516.8%8 Food Products Stocks to Buy Now
McDonald’sMcDonald’s
(NYE:MCD)
3.3%$3.7611/29/20161976-2.4%What’s Cooking? McDonald’s Corporation Launches Web Series on YouTube
MedtronicMedtronic
(NYE:MDT)
2%$1.7209/27/2016197712.3%FDA Gives Medtronic PLC (MDT) OK for Fake Pancreas to Treat Diabetes
NucorNucor
(NYE:NUE)
3%$1.5006/28/2016197322.7%Why Nucor Corporation is a Top 25 Dividend Stock (NUE)
PepsiCoPepsiCo
(NYE:PEP)
2.8%$3.0108/31/201619528.9%PepsiCo, Inc. Just Became a Market Beater (PEP)
PPG IndustriesPPG Industries
(NYE:PPG)
1.5%$1.6008/08/201618994.6%9 Dividend Stocks That Have Written Checks Since the 1800s
Procter & GambleProcter & Gamble
(NYE:PG)
3%$2.6807/20/2016189113%Wednesday’s Vital Data: Apple Inc. (AAPL), Procter & Gamble Co (PG) and Facebook Inc (FB)
Sherwin-WilliamsSherwin-Williams
(NYE:SHW)
1.2%$3.3608/17/201619796.6%7 Chemicals Stocks to Buy Now
Stanley Black & DeckerStanley Black & Decker
(NYE:SWK)
1.9%$2.3208/31/2016187715.2%9 Dividend Stocks That Have Written Checks Since the 1800s
SyscoSysco
(NYE:SYY)
2.5%$1.2410/05/2016197019.5%Ranking Hot Retirement Stocks Worst to First
T. Rowe PriceT. Rowe Price
(NGS:TROW)
3.2%$2.1609/13/20161986-7%5 Undervalued Defensive Stocks to Buy (TROW, CI, RHI, BBBY, EQR)
TargetTarget
(NYE:TGT)
3.5%$2.4011/14/20161965-5.4%Why Haven’t You Bought Amazon.com, Inc. (AMZN) Stock Yet?
UGIUGI
(NYE:UGI)
2.1%$0.9509/13/2016188534%9 Dividend Stocks That Have Written Checks Since the 1800s
Universal Health Realty TrustUniversal Health Realty Trust
(NYE:UHT)
4.1%$2.6009/15/2016198726%3 Dependable Dividend Stocks to Buy for Shaky Times
V.F. CorporationV.F. Corporation
(NYE:VFC)
2.6%$1.4809/07/20161941-10%Why Monsanto Company (MON), Sarepta Therapeutics Inc (SRPT) and VF Corp (VFC) Are 3 of Today’s Worst Stocks
W.W. GraingerW.W. Grainger
(NYE:GWW)
2.2%$4.8808/04/2016196511%4 Trading Companies & Distributors Stocks to Sell Now
WalmartWalmart
(NYE:WMT)
2.8%$2.0012/07/2016197317.7%Biggest Movers in Retail Trade Stocks Now – COST CASY PLAY DENN
COMPANY DIVIDEND YIELD ANNUAL DIV RATE EX-DIV DATE DIVIDENDS PAID SINCE YTD RETURN RECENT NEWS

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