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)
2.7%$4.1005/20/20151916-7.9%5 Stocks to Sell for August
Abbott LaboratoriesAbbott Laboratories
(NYE:ABT)
1.9%$0.9607/13/2015192612.6%Biggest Movers in Healthcare Stocks Now – PBYI JNJ BCR PRGO
AFLACAFLAC
(NYE:AFL)
2.4%$1.5608/17/201519734.8%Aflac Incorporated: AFL Stock Is Still Best in Class
Air Products & ChemicalsAir Products & Chemicals
(NYE:APD)
2.3%$3.2406/29/20151954-1.2%Biggest Movers in Basic Materials Stocks Now – WTS APD SEE POT
Archer Daniels MidlandArcher Daniels Midland
(NYE:ADM)
2.4%$1.1205/19/20151927-8.8%Hottest Consumer Noncyclical Stocks Now – AVP VCO BF.A BF.B
AT&TAT&T
(NYE:T)
5.4%$1.8807/08/201519843.4%10 Stocks to Buy for the Last Days of Summer
Atmos EnergyAtmos Energy
(NYE:ATO)
2.8%$1.5605/21/20151984-0.8%Hottest Utilities Stocks Now – TRP CQP ITC D
Automatic Data ProcessingAutomatic Data Processing
(NGS:ADP)
2.5%$1.9606/10/20151974-4.3%4 Tech Stocks With Great Bullish Potential
Becton, Dickinson & CoBecton, Dickinson & Co
(NYE:BDX)
1.6%$2.4009/04/201519269.3%Biggest Movers in Healthcare Stocks Now – LCI BDX WST CHE
Bemis CompanyBemis Company
(NYE:BMS)
2.5%$1.1205/15/20151922-1.4%Hottest Basic Materials Stocks Now – SID ACH FBR BAK
Brown-FormanBrown-Forman
(NYE:BF.B)
1.2%$1.2609/03/2015196023.4%Hottest Consumer Noncyclical Stocks Now – AVP VCO BF.A BF.B
C.R. BardC.R. Bard
(NYE:BCR)
0.5%$0.9607/16/2015196018%Biggest Movers in Healthcare Stocks Now – PBYI JNJ BCR PRGO
Cardinal HealthCardinal Health
(NYE:CAH)
1.8%$1.5506/29/201519835.3%Biggest Movers in Healthcare Stocks Now – LCI BDX WST CHE
ChevronChevron
(NYE:CVX)
4.8%$4.2808/17/20151912-21.1%Energy Stocks Lead Wall Street’s End-of-Week Slide
Chubb CorporationChubb Corporation
(NYE:CB)
1.8%$2.2806/24/2015190220.2%Why Chubb Corp (CB), CalAmp Corp. (CAMP) and Synergy Pharmaceuticals Inc (SGYP) Are 3 of Today’s Best Stocks
Cincinnati FinancialCincinnati Financial
(NGS:CINF)
3.3%$1.8406/15/201519546.5%Hottest Financial Stocks Now – PRI BAC USB CBSH
CintasCintas
(NGS:CTAS)
1%$0.8511/05/201419849%Hottest Services Stocks Now – HTZ CAR BOX PCLN
CloroxClorox
(NYE:CLX)
2.8%$3.0807/20/201519687.4%Amazon Dash Buttons: AMZN Offers Push-to-Buy Buttons for $5
Coca-ColaCoca-Cola
(NYE:KO)
3.2%$1.3209/11/20151893-2.7%GOING VIRAL: What Happens to Your Body When You Drink Coca-Cola?
Colgate-PalmoliveColgate-Palmolive
(NYE:CL)
2.2%$1.5207/21/20151895-1.7%5 Best Sectors to Watch This Week
Consolidated EdisonConsolidated Edison
(NYE:ED)
4.1%$2.6008/17/20151885-3.7%Biggest Movers in Utilities Stocks Now – KEP CMLP TRGP SEP
Dover CorporationDover Corporation
(NYE:DOV)
2.5%$1.6005/27/20151947-10.7%9 Machinery Stocks to Sell Now
EcolabEcolab
(NYE:ECL)
1.1%$1.3206/12/2015193610.8%Hottest Consumer Noncyclical Stocks Now – AVP VCO BF.A BF.B
Emerson ElectricEmerson Electric
(NYE:EMR)
3.6%$1.8805/13/20151947-16.2%Hottest Technology Stocks Now – EPAM AYI NJ IMPV
ExxonMobilExxonMobil
(NYE:XOM)
3.7%$2.9208/11/20151882-14.3%Energy Stocks Lead Wall Street’s End-of-Week Slide
Franklin ResourcesFranklin Resources
(NYE:BEN)
1.3%$0.6006/26/20151981-17.7%Biggest Movers in Financial Stocks Now – BLX GDOT CIT HQH
Genuine PartsGenuine Parts
(NYE:GPC)
2.8%$2.4606/03/20151948-16.5%Biggest Movers in Consumer Cyclical Stocks Now – SKX SNA HBI KORS
HCPHCP
(NYE:HCP)
5.8%$2.2608/06/20151985-12.2%Hottest Services Stocks Now – CVC CCO TKC DSW
HormelHormel
(NYE:HRL)
1.7%$1.0007/16/2015192813.6%Hottest Consumer Noncyclical Stocks Now – AVP VCO BF.A BF.B
Illinois Tool WorksIllinois Tool Works
(NYE:ITW)
2.2%$1.9406/26/20151933-5.5%Hottest Consumer Cyclical Stocks Now – DORM PCAR GNTX RGR
Johnson & JohnsonJohnson & Johnson
(NYE:JNJ)
3%$3.0008/21/20151944-4.2%Biggest Movers in Healthcare Stocks Now – PBYI JNJ BCR PRGO
Kimberly-ClarkKimberly-Clark
(NYE:KMB)
3.1%$3.5206/03/20151935-0.5%Amazon Dash Buttons: AMZN Offers Push-to-Buy Buttons for $5
Leggett & PlattLeggett & Platt
(NYE:LEG)
2.6%$1.2406/11/2015193912.2%Hottest Consumer Cyclical Stocks Now – COLM HMC TPX DECK
Lowe’sLowe’s
(NYE:LOW)
1.6%$1.1207/20/201519610.8%Hottest Services Stocks Now – CMG JCP IPG GCI
McCormick & CoMcCormick & Co
(NYE:MKC)
2%$1.6007/09/2015192510.4%Hottest Consumer Noncyclical Stocks Now – SEB VGR REV BF.A
McDonald’sMcDonald’s
(NYE:MCD)
3.4%$3.4008/28/201519766.6%Top 10 Dow Dividend Stocks for August
MedtronicMedtronic
(NYE:MDT)
1.9%$1.5206/25/201519778.6%Hottest Healthcare Stocks Now – BSX SEM JNJ VRX
NucorNucor
(NYE:NUE)
3.4%$1.4906/26/20151973-10%Why Steel Stocks Are Rallying Despite Subpar Earnings (AKS, X, SLX)
PepsiCoPepsiCo
(NYE:PEP)
2.9%$2.8109/02/201519521.9%Amazon Dash Buttons: AMZN Offers Push-to-Buy Buttons for $5
PPG IndustriesPPG Industries
(NYE:PPG)
1.3%$1.4408/06/20151899-53.1%Biggest Movers in Basic Materials Stocks Now – X HUN PPG MTX
Procter & GambleProcter & Gamble
(NYE:PG)
3.5%$2.6507/22/20151891-15.8%Should I Buy Procter & Gamble? 3 Pros, 3 Cons (PG)
Sherwin-WilliamsSherwin-Williams
(NYE:SHW)
1%$2.6808/12/201519795.6%Hottest Basic Materials Stocks Now – PKG KALU KS IP
Sigma-AldrichSigma-Aldrich
(NGS:SIAL)
0.7%$0.9205/28/201519701.7%Biggest Movers in Basic Materials Stocks Now – SIM PAAS TNH CE
Stanley Black & DeckerStanley Black & Decker
(NYE:SWK)
2.1%$2.2009/02/201518779.8%Biggest Movers in Consumer Cyclical Stocks Now – SHOO OSK SCSS SWK
SyscoSysco
(NYE:SYY)
3.3%$1.2006/30/20151970-8.5%Boring But Beautiful: Retirement Stocks to Hold for 20 Years
T. Rowe PriceT. Rowe Price
(NGS:TROW)
2.7%$2.0806/11/20151986-10.2%Biggest Movers in Financial Stocks Now – CACC FIG TROW JNS
TargetTarget
(NYE:TGT)
2.7%$2.2408/17/201519657.8%FireEye Stock Gets Hit After Earnings (FEYE)
UGIUGI
(NYE:UGI)
2.5%$0.9109/11/20151885-3.8%Hottest Utilities Stocks Now – TAC OGS WGL TCP
Universal Health Realty TrustUniversal Health Realty Trust
(NYE:UHT)
5.2%$2.5606/15/201519871.8%7 Small Caps That Promise Big Returns
V.F. CorporationV.F. Corporation
(NYE:VFC)
1.7%$1.2809/03/201519412.9%Biggest Movers in Consumer Cyclical Stocks Now – SHOO OSK SCSS SWK
W.W. GraingerW.W. Grainger
(NYE:GWW)
2%$4.6808/06/20151965-10.3%Hottest Consumer Cyclical Stocks Now – HOG NAV WWW CRC
WalmartWalmart
(NYE:WMT)
2.7%$1.9608/05/20151973-16.2%10 Stocks to Buy for the Last Days of Summer
COMPANY DIVIDEND YIELD ANNUAL DIV RATE EX-DIV DATE DIVIDENDS PAID SINCE YTD RETURN RECENT NEWS

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