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)
2.9%$4.4402/10/201619161.9%5 Stocks to Sell for February
Abbott LaboratoriesAbbott Laboratories
(NYE:ABT)
2.7%$1.0401/13/20161926-16.7%The 10 Best Healthcare Stocks to Buy Now
AFLACAFLAC
(NYE:AFL)
2.8%$1.6402/11/20161973-2.8%5 Stocks to Sell for February
Air Products & ChemicalsAir Products & Chemicals
(NYE:APD)
2.4%$3.2412/30/201519544.2%Trade of the Day: Short Sellers Should Jump on APD Stock
Archer Daniels MidlandArcher Daniels Midland
(NYE:ADM)
3.5%$1.2002/11/20161927-7.1%The Best of the Best: 6 Dividend Aristocrats to Buy
AT&TAT&T
(NYE:T)
5.3%$1.9201/06/201619847.2%5 Stocks to Buy on Institutional Movement
Atmos EnergyAtmos Energy
(NYE:ATO)
2.4%$1.6802/18/2016198410.3%5 “Must-Buy” Momentum Stocks (ATO, CINF, CRM, G, TTWO)
Automatic Data ProcessingAutomatic Data Processing
(NGS:ADP)
2.6%$2.1203/09/20161974-4%81 Ways to Make Market Swings Work for You
Becton, Dickinson & CoBecton, Dickinson & Co
(NYE:BDX)
1.9%$2.6403/08/20161926-12.2%Interesting BDX Put And Call Options For February 2016
Bemis CompanyBemis Company
(NYE:BMS)
2.4%$1.1602/12/201619227.5%Biggest Movers in Basic Materials Stocks Now – NGD CRS SWC WOR
Brown-FormanBrown-Forman
(NYE:BF.B)
1.4%$1.3603/07/20161960-2.9%3 Best Booze Stocks to Buy
C.R. BardC.R. Bard
(NYE:BCR)
0.5%$0.9601/21/20161960-3.4%Ex-Dividend Reminders: PNM Resources, Cooper and C. R. Bard
Cardinal HealthCardinal Health
(NYE:CAH)
2%$1.5503/30/20161983-14.2%Mid-Day Report: China Factory Data Disappoints Markets
ChevronChevron
(NYE:CVX)
5%$4.2802/16/20161912-7.9%3 “Big Three” Oil Stocks Look Ready to Gush Higher – XOM CVX COP
Chubb CorporationChubb Corporation
(NYE:CB)
2%$2.2812/16/20151902-15.4%3 Insurance Stocks to Help Protect Your Portfolio (CB, PRE, ALL)
Cincinnati FinancialCincinnati Financial
(NGS:CINF)
3.3%$1.9203/21/201619541.8%3 Of The Best Dividend Stocks For Your Retirement Portfolio
CintasCintas
(NGS:CTAS)
1.2%$1.0511/04/20151984-8.5%Why Investors Expect Years of Dividend Growth at Cintas (CTAS)
CloroxClorox
(NYE:CLX)
2.5%$3.0801/25/20161968-1.9%CLX: A Steady Winner in a Sea of Volatility
Coca-ColaCoca-Cola
(NYE:KO)
3.1%$1.3211/27/20151893-1.2%Warning: The Broader Market Has Already Turned Bearish!
Colgate-PalmoliveColgate-Palmolive
(NYE:CL)
2.3%$1.5201/21/20161895-0.6%81 Ways to Make Market Swings Work for You
Consolidated EdisonConsolidated Edison
(NYE:ED)
3.7%$2.6802/12/2016188512.1%Valero Energy Corporation Fuels 10 Dividend Stocks Increasing Payouts
Dover CorporationDover Corporation
(NYE:DOV)
2.8%$1.6811/25/20151947-2.2%No Tricks Here! 3 Awesome Stock Treats (DOV, ITW, QCOM)
EcolabEcolab
(NYE:ECL)
1.3%$1.4012/11/20151936-7.2%63 Trades to Kick Off the Week
Emerson ElectricEmerson Electric
(NYE:EMR)
4.1%$1.9002/10/20161947-1.9%71 Trades to Combat the Chill on Wall Street
ExxonMobilExxonMobil
(NYE:XOM)
3.7%$2.9202/09/201618822.7%3 “Big Three” Oil Stocks Look Ready to Gush Higher – XOM CVX COP
Franklin ResourcesFranklin Resources
(NYE:BEN)
2.1%$0.7212/24/20151981-8.4%Amgen, Boeing, Pfizer Lead 12 Dividend Stocks Increasing Payouts
Genuine PartsGenuine Parts
(NYE:GPC)
2.9%$2.4609/02/20151948-1.3%Genuine Parts (GPC): A Dividend King With a Safe Yield
HCPHCP
(NYE:HCP)
6.4%$2.3002/04/20161985-6.9%2 High Yield Stocks to Buy and 2 to Dump Immediately
HormelHormel
(NYE:HRL)
1.5%$1.1601/14/20161928-0.2%Hormel (HRL): The Newest Dividend King
Illinois Tool WorksIllinois Tool Works
(NYE:ITW)
2.4%$2.2012/29/20151933-2.4%Illinois Tool Works Ranks As a Top Stock Buyback Pick
Johnson & JohnsonJohnson & Johnson
(NYE:JNJ)
2.9%$3.0002/19/20161944-2.1%Johnson & Johnson (JNJ) Testing Type 1 Diabetes Cure
Kimberly-ClarkKimberly-Clark
(NYE:KMB)
2.7%$3.5212/02/201519351.5%Kimberly Clark (KMB) Stock Falls on Q4 Earnings Miss
Leggett & PlattLeggett & Platt
(NYE:LEG)
3.1%$1.2812/11/20151939-3%Hottest Consumer Cyclical Stocks Now – GM OXM SCS HI
Lowe’sLowe’s
(NYE:LOW)
1.6%$1.1210/19/20151961-13.4%Lowe’s Stock Moves on Acquisition News: Buy or Sell LOW?
McCormick & CoMcCormick & Co
(NYE:MKC)
2%$1.7212/29/201519250.4%Becton Dickson Tops 6 Dividend Stocks Increasing Payouts
McDonald’sMcDonald’s
(NYE:MCD)
3%$3.5602/26/20161976-2.3%A Tasty Trade Awaits You in McDonald’s Corporation Stock (MCD)
MedtronicMedtronic
(NYE:MDT)
2%$1.5212/22/20151977-3.2%Trade of the Day: Medtronic (MDT)
NucorNucor
(NYE:NUE)
3.7%$1.5012/29/20151973-0.9%28 Trades to Start 2016
PepsiCoPepsiCo
(NYE:PEP)
2.9%$2.8112/02/20151952-2.6%81 Ways to Make Market Swings Work for You
PPG IndustriesPPG Industries
(NYE:PPG)
1.5%$1.4402/17/20161899-6%60 Recommendations for the Earnings Shakeout
Procter & GambleProcter & Gamble
(NYE:PG)
3.3%$2.6501/20/201618912.3%4 Defensive Stocks With Fresh Uptrends Brewing
Sherwin-WilliamsSherwin-Williams
(NYE:SHW)
1%$2.6811/10/20151979-1.3%59 Last Minute Trades Before Christmas
Stanley Black & DeckerStanley Black & Decker
(NYE:SWK)
2.3%$2.2012/02/20151877-12.6%Stanley Black & Decker (SWK): A Dividend Giant to Hold
SyscoSysco
(NYE:SYY)
2.9%$1.2401/06/201619705%71 Trades to Combat the Chill on Wall Street
T. Rowe PriceT. Rowe Price
(NGS:TROW)
3%$2.0812/14/20151986-4%81 Ways to Make Market Swings Work for You
TargetTarget
(NYE:TGT)
3.2%$2.2402/12/20161965-4.2%CVS Opens Its First Pharmacies Within Target Stores
UGIUGI
(NYE:UGI)
2.6%$0.9103/11/201618856.4%Biggest Movers in Utilities Stocks Now – TERP EPD FE BWP
Universal Health Realty TrustUniversal Health Realty Trust
(NYE:UHT)
5.1%$2.5812/17/20151987-1.2%7 Small Caps That Promise Big Returns
V.F. CorporationV.F. Corporation
(NYE:VFC)
2.4%$1.4812/04/20151941-5.2%81 Ways to Make Market Swings Work for You
W.W. GraingerW.W. Grainger
(NYE:GWW)
2.2%$4.6802/04/201619652.8%Don’t Panic! 3 Back-to-Basics Stocks to Buy For the Rebound
WalmartWalmart
(NYE:WMT)
3%$1.9612/02/201519739.3%Walmart Stock: WMT Takes Back the Pump, But Does It Matter?
COMPANY DIVIDEND YIELD ANNUAL DIV RATE EX-DIV DATE DIVIDENDS PAID SINCE YTD RETURN RECENT NEWS

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