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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%$4.7002/15/201719167.2%General Electric Company (GE): Should Nelson Peltz Just Quit?
Abbott LaboratoriesAbbott Laboratories
(NYE:ABT)
2.4%$1.0604/11/2017192613.3%3 Big Stock Charts for Wednesday: Intuitive Surgical, Inc. (ISRG), Abbott Laboratories (ABT) and Huntington Bancshares Incorporated (HBAN)
AFLACAFLAC
(NYE:AFL)
2.3%$1.7202/13/201719736.3%7 Dividend Growth Stocks on Sale Today
Air Products & ChemicalsAir Products & Chemicals
(NYE:APD)
2.8%$3.8003/30/20171954-4.5%Why Air Products & Chemicals, Inc. Is a Top 25 SAFE Dividend Stock (APD)
Archer Daniels MidlandArcher Daniels Midland
(NYE:ADM)
2.9%$1.2802/16/20171927-1.8%7 Stocks That Will Hit All-Time Highs in 2017
AT&TAT&T
(NYE:T)
4.8%$1.9204/06/20171984-6.1%Verizon Communications Inc. (VZ) Stock Drops After Earnings (As It Should)
Atmos EnergyAtmos Energy
(NYE:ATO)
2.3%$1.8002/23/201719847.7%Ex-Dividend Reminders Include Aramark, Nordstrom, Inc. (ARMK, JWN)
Automatic Data ProcessingAutomatic Data Processing
(NGS:ADP)
2.2%$2.2806/07/20171974-0.1%3 Big Stock Charts for Monday: Alibaba Group Holding Ltd (BABA), Exxon Mobil Corporation (XOM) and Automatic Data Processing (ADP)
Becton, Dickinson & CoBecton, Dickinson & Co
(NYE:BDX)
1.6%$2.9203/08/2017192611.9%3 Stocks to Watch on Monday: Hasbro, Inc. (HAS), Halliburton Company (HAL) and C R Bard Inc (BCR)
Bemis CompanyBemis Company
(NYE:BMS)
2.4%$1.2002/16/201719223.2%7 Dividend Stocks Rewarding Shareholders With a Raise
Brown-FormanBrown-Forman
(NYE:BF.B)
1.6%$0.7303/02/201719603%7 Huge M&A Deals That Should Happen Immediately
C.R. BardC.R. Bard
(NYE:BCR)
0.4%$1.0404/27/2017196012.6%3 Stocks to Watch on Monday: Hasbro, Inc. (HAS), Halliburton Company (HAL) and C R Bard Inc (BCR)
Cardinal HealthCardinal Health
(NYE:CAH)
2.5%$1.8003/30/201719830.7%Why Goldman Sachs Group Inc (GS), Harley-Davidson Inc (HOG) and Cardinal Health Inc (CAH) Are 3 of Today’s Worst Stocks
ChevronChevron
(NYE:CVX)
4.1%$4.3202/14/20171912-10.9%Chevron (CVX) Stock Breaks Down on New Oil Skid
Chubb CorporationChubb Corporation
(NYE:CB)
2%$2.7603/29/201719022.5%Buy This 8.5% Yielder Now and Hold It Forever (SDY, EVT)
Cincinnati FinancialCincinnati Financial
(NGS:CINF)
2.9%$2.0003/20/20171954-7.4%7 Dividend Stocks With Yields That Grow Like Weeds
CintasCintas
(NGS:CTAS)
1.1%$1.3311/02/201619846.6%3 Stocks to Watch on Friday: Cal-Maine Foods Inc (CALM), Cintas Corporation (CTAS) and OHR Pharmaceutical Inc (OHRP)
CloroxClorox
(NYE:CLX)
2.4%$3.2004/17/2017196811.9%The 7 Best Stocks to Buy for an Income-Rich Retirement
Coca-ColaCoca-Cola
(NYE:KO)
3.4%$1.4803/13/201718933.9%3 REITs That Will Fund Your Retirement (LHO, APTS, SIR)
Colgate-PalmoliveColgate-Palmolive
(NYE:CL)
2.2%$1.6004/19/2017189511.6%Here’s Why You Should Add Colgate-Palmolive Company (CL) Stock to Your Portfolio
Consolidated EdisonConsolidated Edison
(NYE:ED)
3.5%$2.7605/15/201718857.3%78 Stock Upgrades and Downgrades for the Week
Dover CorporationDover Corporation
(NYE:DOV)
2.2%$1.7602/24/201719475.9%7 Dividend Stocks With Yields That Grow Like Weeds
EcolabEcolab
(NYE:ECL)
1.2%$1.4803/17/201719367.7%Why Air Products & Chemicals, Inc. Is a Top 25 SAFE Dividend Stock (APD)
Emerson ElectricEmerson Electric
(NYE:EMR)
3.3%$1.9202/15/201719475.8%7 Stocks That Will Hit All-Time Highs in 2017
ExxonMobilExxonMobil
(NYE:XOM)
3.7%$3.0002/08/20171882-10.6%Can Exxon Mobil Corporation (XOM) Stock’s Earnings Stop the Bleeding?
Franklin ResourcesFranklin Resources
(NYE:BEN)
2%$0.8003/29/201719813.6%9 Dividend Stocks Increasing Payouts — GE PFE O LLY BA BEN SEIC WDFC AMT
Genuine PartsGenuine Parts
(NYE:GPC)
2.9%$2.7003/08/20171948-2.5%7 Dividend Stocks With Yields That Grow Like Weeds
HCPHCP
(NYE:HCP)
4.6%$1.4802/13/201719859.4%74 Trades to Make this Week
HormelHormel
(NYE:HRL)
2%$0.6804/13/20171928-0.3%Why Hormel Foods Corp (HRL) Stock Is a Better Buy Than The Coca-Cola Co (KO)
Illinois Tool WorksIllinois Tool Works
(NYE:ITW)
1.9%$2.6003/29/2017193310.1%Should You Buy Illinois Tool Works Inc. Stock (ITW) Ahead of Earnings?
Johnson & JohnsonJohnson & Johnson
(NYE:JNJ)
2.6%$3.2002/24/201719445.7%Valeant Pharmaceuticals Intl Inc (VRX) Is a Dead Drugmaker Walking
Kimberly-ClarkKimberly-Clark
(NYE:KMB)
3%$3.8806/07/2017193513.9%General Motors Company (GM): Venezuela Illegally Seized Factory
Leggett & PlattLeggett & Platt
(NYE:LEG)
2.6%$1.3603/13/201719397.3%3 Stocks About to Get Rocket Boosters from Short Sellers
Lowe’sLowe’s
(NYE:LOW)
1.7%$1.4004/24/2017196116.9%8 Retail Stocks That Can Win Despite Amazon
McCormick & CoMcCormick & Co
(NYE:MKC)
1.9%$1.8804/06/201719257.6%10 Super-Safe Dividend Growth Stocks to Buy Today
McDonald’sMcDonald’s
(NYE:MCD)
2.8%$3.7602/27/201719769.6%Buy Starbucks Corporation (SBUX) Stock … Once It Cools Off
MedtronicMedtronic
(NYE:MDT)
2.1%$1.7203/22/2017197713%3 Dividend Stocks to Buy for 12 Months of Income
NucorNucor
(NYE:NUE)
2.5%$1.5103/29/201719730.8%Profit from These 5 Sturdy Stocks as Fear Grips Markets
PepsiCoPepsiCo
(NYE:PEP)
2.7%$3.0103/01/201719528.4%3 Big Stock Charts for Wednesday: Amazon.com, Inc. (AMZN), PepsiCo, Inc. (PEP) and Chesapeake Energy Corporation (CHK)
PPG IndustriesPPG Industries
(NYE:PPG)
1.5%$1.6005/08/2017189911.8%Ex-Dividend Reminders Include PPG Industries, Inc. (PPG)
Procter & GambleProcter & Gamble
(NYE:PG)
3.1%$2.7604/19/201718915.4%3 REITs That Will Fund Your Retirement (LHO, APTS, SIR)
Sherwin-WilliamsSherwin-Williams
(NYE:SHW)
1%$3.4005/17/2017197920.8%The 10 Best Stocks to Buy for the Next Decade
Stanley Black & DeckerStanley Black & Decker
(NYE:SWK)
1.7%$2.3206/05/2017187719.9%Stanley Black & Decker, Inc. (SWK) Stock Climbs on Q1 Earnings Beat
SyscoSysco
(NYE:SYY)
2.5%$1.3204/05/20171970-5.7%3 Big Stock Charts for Wednesday: Gilead Sciences, Inc. (GILD), AK Steel Holding Corporation (AKS) and Sysco Corporation (SYY)
T. Rowe PriceT. Rowe Price
(NGS:TROW)
3.2%$2.2803/14/20171986-4.6%13 Companies Building Wealth For Long Term Shareholders
TargetTarget
(NYE:TGT)
4.4%$2.4005/15/20171965-24.2%5 Dividends That Will Disappear in 5 Years
UGIUGI
(NYE:UGI)
1.9%$0.9503/13/201718856.9%Biggest Movers in Transportation Stocks Now – GLBS GNRT GNK EGLE
Universal Health Realty TrustUniversal Health Realty Trust
(NYE:UHT)
3.8%$2.6203/16/201719876.2%5 Consistent Dividend Payers Raising Distributions
V.F. CorporationV.F. Corporation
(NYE:VFC)
3%$1.6803/08/201719414.7%Under Armour Inc (UAA) and Lululemon Athletica Inc. (LULU) Should Join Forces
W.W. GraingerW.W. Grainger
(NYE:GWW)
2.5%$4.8802/09/20171965-16%Why Is W W Grainger Inc Stock (GWW) Down Since Its Last Earnings Report?
WalmartWalmart
(NYE:WMT)
2.7%$2.0405/10/201719738.4%Sam’s Club to Roll Out Its Own Line of Low-Cost Wines
COMPANY DIVIDEND YIELD ANNUAL DIV RATE EX-DIV DATE DIVIDENDS PAID SINCE YTD RETURN RECENT NEWS

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