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)
2.4%$3.4205/21/201419163.2%Solid Q2 Earnings for 3M Give MMM Stock a Boost
Abbott LaboratoriesAbbott Laboratories
(NYE:ABT)
2%$0.8807/11/2014192611.8%Biggest Movers in Healthcare Stocks Now – CNC WCG ABT QCOR
AFLACAFLAC
(NYE:AFL)
2.3%$1.4805/19/20141973-4.3%5 Stocks to Sell in June
Air Products & ChemicalsAir Products & Chemicals
(NYE:APD)
2.3%$3.0809/29/2014195420.6%Biggest Movers in Basic Materials Stocks Now – ACH PKX BCPC NG
Archer Daniels MidlandArcher Daniels Midland
(NYE:ADM)
2%$0.9605/13/2014192711.6%Hottest Consumer Noncyclical Stocks Now – USTR DPS REV CALM
AT&TAT&T
(NYE:T)
5.1%$1.8407/08/201419840.8%The Top 10 S&P 500 Dividend Stocks for July
Atmos EnergyAtmos Energy
(NYE:ATO)
2.9%$1.4805/22/2014198412.2%Biggest Movers in Utilities Stocks Now – KMP ABY EXC HE
Automatic Data ProcessingAutomatic Data Processing
(NGS:ADP)
2.3%$1.9206/11/201419742.1%Hottest Services Stocks Now – RAD PIR MGM CHL
Becton, Dickinson & CoBecton, Dickinson & Co
(NYE:BDX)
1.8%$2.1809/05/201419267.2%Hottest Healthcare Stocks Now – CFN PCRX BCR IDXX
Bemis CompanyBemis Company
(NYE:BMS)
2.7%$1.0805/15/20141922-2.6%Biggest Movers in Basic Materials Stocks Now – AXLL SSD SSL BBL
Brown-FormanBrown-Forman
(NYE:BF.B)
1.3%$1.1606/02/2014196021.5%Biggest Movers in Consumer Noncyclical Stocks Now – IBA NWL CAG ADM
C.R. BardC.R. Bard
(NYE:BCR)
0.6%$0.8807/17/201419609.5%Biggest Movers in Healthcare Stocks Now – ARIA KERX INCY HAE
Cardinal HealthCardinal Health
(NYE:CAH)
1.9%$1.3706/27/201419838.3%Biggest Movers in Healthcare Stocks Now – SPNC ABC ARIA CHE
ChevronChevron
(NYE:CVX)
3.2%$4.2805/15/201419128%15 Oil and Gas Stocks to Sell Now
Chubb CorporationChubb Corporation
(NYE:CB)
2.2%$2.0006/25/20141902-3.9%Biggest Movers in Financial Stocks Now – CIT BRO GGAL LFC
Cincinnati FinancialCincinnati Financial
(NGS:CINF)
3.7%$1.7606/16/20141954-8.3%10 Insurance Stocks to Sell Now
CintasCintas
(NGS:CTAS)
1.2%$0.7711/06/201319847.7%Hottest Services Stocks Now – SVU LGF SNI AMCX
CloroxClorox
(NYE:CLX)
3.3%$2.9607/21/20141968-2.4%Biggest Movers in Consumer Noncyclical Stocks Now – GMK NWL IBA BRFS
Coca-ColaCoca-Cola
(NYE:KO)
3%$1.2209/11/20141893-0.5%3 Global Food & Beverage Giants on the Ropes
Colgate-PalmoliveColgate-Palmolive
(NYE:CL)
2.1%$1.4407/16/201418954.5%Biggest Movers in Consumer Noncyclical Stocks Now – USNA WWAV GMK BG
Consolidated EdisonConsolidated Edison
(NYE:ED)
4.4%$2.5208/11/201418853.5%Hottest Utilities Stocks Now – KEP PCG CIG SO
Dover CorporationDover Corporation
(NYE:DOV)
1.7%$1.5005/28/20141947-8.1%Hottest Basic Materials Stocks Now – SHW PAAS AEM EGO
EcolabEcolab
(NYE:ECL)
1%$1.1006/13/201419365.8%Biggest Movers in Consumer Noncyclical Stocks Now – AKO.A VCO LO
Emerson ElectricEmerson Electric
(NYE:EMR)
2.6%$1.7205/14/20141947-4.6%3 Dividend Stocks Delivering Income for 50-Plus Years
ExxonMobilExxonMobil
(NYE:XOM)
2.6%$2.7605/09/201418823.3%7 High-Dividend Stocks With Low Risk
Family DollarFamily Dollar
(NYE:FDO)
2.1%$1.2406/11/20141976-6.1%Biggest Movers in Services Stocks Now – GCI WAC CRI WTW
Franklin ResourcesFranklin Resources
(NYE:BEN)
0.8%$0.4806/26/20141981-0.2%5 Lagging Dependable Dividend Stocks
Genuine PartsGenuine Parts
(NYE:GPC)
2.7%$2.3006/04/201419482.6%Hottest Consumer Cyclical Stocks Now – HOG WHR HELE MTOR
HCPHCP
(NYE:HCP)
5.2%$2.1805/08/2014198516.4%7 High-Dividend Stocks With Low Risk
HormelHormel
(NYE:HRL)
1.7%$0.8007/17/201419285.5%Hottest Consumer Noncyclical Stocks Now – IBA GMK SAM AKO.A
Illinois Tool WorksIllinois Tool Works
(NYE:ITW)
2%$1.6806/26/201419331.5%Biggest Movers in Consumer Cyclical Stocks Now – LZB HELE SFLY RGR
Johnson & JohnsonJohnson & Johnson
(NYE:JNJ)
2.7%$2.8008/22/2014194411.6%7 High-Dividend Stocks With Low Risk
Kimberly-ClarkKimberly-Clark
(NYE:KMB)
3.1%$3.3606/04/201419354.9%Biggest Movers in Consumer Noncyclical Stocks Now – PEP WWAV KMB CAG
Leggett & PlattLeggett & Platt
(NYE:LEG)
3.6%$1.2006/11/201419396.1%Biggest Movers in Consumer Cyclical Stocks Now – DNKN SHOO LKQ RUSHB
Lowe’sLowe’s
(NYE:LOW)
1.9%$0.9207/21/20141961-3.1%Catch Lumber Liquidators’ Fall Off a Cliff
McCormick & CoMcCormick & Co
(NYE:MKC)
2.1%$1.4807/02/201419250.6%Hottest Consumer Noncyclical Stocks Now – IBA GMK SAM AKO.A
McDonald’sMcDonald’s
(NYE:MCD)
3.4%$3.2408/28/20141976-1.7%China Food Scandal Spreads to Starbucks, Burger King, Others
MedtronicMedtronic
(NYE:MDT)
1.9%$1.2207/01/2014197710.3%4 Medical Devices Stocks to Buy Now
NucorNucor
(NYE:NUE)
2.9%$1.4806/26/20141973-4.4%Hottest Basic Materials Stocks Now – RIO CF BBL NUE
PepsiCoPepsiCo
(NYE:PEP)
2.9%$2.6609/03/2014195210.9%Hottest Consumer Noncyclical Stocks Now – USTR DPS REV CALM
PPG IndustriesPPG Industries
(NYE:PPG)
1.3%$2.6808/07/2014189910.5%Biggest Movers in Basic Materials Stocks Now – UAN ABX KGC PPG
Procter & GambleProcter & Gamble
(NYE:PG)
3.2%$2.5707/16/20141891-1.5%Hottest Consumer Noncyclical Stocks Now – POST UNFI MDLZ CALM
Sherwin-WilliamsSherwin-Williams
(NYE:SHW)
1%$2.2008/13/2014197916.3%Hottest Basic Materials Stocks Now – SHW PAAS AEM EGO
Sigma-AldrichSigma-Aldrich
(NGS:SIAL)
0.9%$0.9205/28/201419709%Hottest Basic Materials Stocks Now – SIAL GPK SMG FOE
Stanley Black & DeckerStanley Black & Decker
(NYE:SWK)
2.4%$2.0809/03/201418775.5%6 Machinery Stocks to Sell Now
SyscoSysco
(NYE:SYY)
3.1%$1.1607/01/201419702.1%Whoa! Sysco Stored Raw Meat, Chicken and Dairy in Unrefrigerated Sheds
T. Rowe PriceT. Rowe Price
(NGS:TROW)
2.1%$1.7609/11/20141986-3.9%Hottest Financial Stocks Now – CSH BMA HNT BFR
TargetTarget
(NYE:TGT)
3.4%$2.0808/18/20141965-3.7%Biggest Movers in Services Stocks Now – OIBR TGT RCII MMS
UGIUGI
(NYE:UGI)
2.3%$1.1806/12/2014188521.3%Biggest Movers in Utilities Stocks Now – FE TAC DTE CMLP
Universal Health Realty TrustUniversal Health Realty Trust
(NYE:UHT)
5.8%$2.5206/19/201419878.5%5 Reasons I Own So Many Individual Dividend Paying Stocks
V.F. CorporationV.F. Corporation
(NYE:VFC)
1.7%$1.0509/05/201419410.3%Biggest Movers in Consumer Cyclical Stocks Now – UA SKX JAH HBI
W.W. GraingerW.W. Grainger
(NYE:GWW)
1.8%$4.3205/08/20141965-5.7%Hottest Consumer Cyclical Stocks Now – HOG WHR HELE MTOR
WalgreenWalgreen
(NYE:WAG)
1.7%$1.2605/19/2014193327.3%Hottest Services Stocks Now – MMYT VE WEN UGP
WalmartWalmart
(NYE:WMT)
2.5%$1.9208/06/20141973-3%5 Things to Know About New US Walmart CEO Gregory Foran
COMPANY DIVIDEND YIELD ANNUAL DIV RATE EX-DIV DATE DIVIDENDS PAID SINCE YTD RETURN RECENT NEWS

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