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%$4.1002/11/20151916-0.2%Biggest Movers in Capital Goods Stocks Now – SPR LNN BEAV HW
Abbott LaboratoriesAbbott Laboratories
(NYE:ABT)
2.2%$0.9601/13/20151926-2.6%45 Blue-Chip Dividend Stocks That Increased Payouts in Q4 2014
AFLACAFLAC
(NYE:AFL)
2.7%$1.5611/17/20141973-3.9%45 Blue-Chip Dividend Stocks That Increased Payouts in Q4 2014
Air Products & ChemicalsAir Products & Chemicals
(NYE:APD)
2.1%$3.0812/30/20141954-0.5%5 Ways to Play Energy in 2015
Archer Daniels MidlandArcher Daniels Midland
(NYE:ADM)
2%$0.9611/18/20141927-7.9%Biggest Movers in Consumer Noncyclical Stocks Now – TR IBA BRFS ECL
AT&TAT&T
(NYE:T)
5.6%$1.8801/07/20151984-0.7%AMZN Mobile Shopping Growth Is Why It Needs Another Fire Phone
Atmos EnergyAtmos Energy
(NYE:ATO)
2.7%$1.5611/20/201419845.2%5 Best Sectors to Watch This Week
Automatic Data ProcessingAutomatic Data Processing
(NGS:ADP)
2.3%$1.9603/11/201519744.2%45 Blue-Chip Dividend Stocks That Increased Payouts in Q4 2014
Becton, Dickinson & CoBecton, Dickinson & Co
(NYE:BDX)
1.7%$2.4012/08/201419263%45 Blue-Chip Dividend Stocks That Increased Payouts in Q4 2014
Bemis CompanyBemis Company
(NYE:BMS)
2.4%$1.0811/13/20141922-0.2%Biggest Movers in Basic Materials Stocks Now – ABX FMC NEM KS
Brown-FormanBrown-Forman
(NYE:BF.B)
1.4%$1.2603/06/201519605.8%Biggest Movers in Consumer Noncyclical Stocks Now – REV THS TR ECL
C.R. BardC.R. Bard
(NYE:BCR)
0.5%$0.8801/22/201519606.9%5 Stocks With Prime Earnings Momentum — KNSY REGI BELFB STV BCR
Cardinal HealthCardinal Health
(NYE:CAH)
1.6%$1.3712/30/201419833.4%Use Options to Boost Your Cardinal Health Yield
ChevronChevron
(NYE:CVX)
4%$4.2811/14/20141912-4.8%10 for 10: Dividend Stocks for Every Sector
Chubb CorporationChubb Corporation
(NYE:CB)
1.9%$2.0012/17/201419020.2%Hottest Financial Stocks Now – BMA ALL ACE BFR
Cincinnati FinancialCincinnati Financial
(NGS:CINF)
3.4%$1.7612/15/201419540.4%10 for 10: Dividend Stocks for Every Sector
CintasCintas
(NGS:CTAS)
1.1%$0.8511/05/201419841.7%Biggest Movers in Services Stocks Now – PIR KMX CTAS MSG
CloroxClorox
(NYE:CLX)
2.7%$2.9601/26/201519684%Hottest Consumer Noncyclical Stocks Now – BF.B SAFM WWAV HAIN
Coca-ColaCoca-Cola
(NYE:KO)
2.8%$1.2211/26/201418932.6%4 Beverages Stocks to Buy Now
Colgate-PalmoliveColgate-Palmolive
(NYE:CL)
2.1%$1.4401/21/20151895-3%Biggest Movers in Consumer Noncyclical Stocks Now – SBUX UN UL UNFI
Consolidated EdisonConsolidated Edison
(NYE:ED)
3.7%$2.6002/13/201518856.6%Hottest Utilities Stocks Now – TERP BIP EXLP CQP
Dover CorporationDover Corporation
(NYE:DOV)
2.3%$1.6011/25/20141947-2.7%Hottest Basic Materials Stocks Now – OLN SQM WLK CE
EcolabEcolab
(NYE:ECL)
1%$1.1012/12/201419361.3%Biggest Movers in Consumer Noncyclical Stocks Now – REV THS TR ECL
Emerson ElectricEmerson Electric
(NYE:EMR)
3.2%$1.8811/12/20141947-5.8%Hottest Technology Stocks Now – ULTI CSGP CY CODE
ExxonMobilExxonMobil
(NYE:XOM)
3%$2.7611/07/20141882-1.7%Buy These Energy ETFs on the Dip
Family DollarFamily Dollar
(NYE:FDO)
1.6%$1.2409/11/20141976-2.9%Dollar Tree to Family Dollar: Enough Is Enough!
Franklin ResourcesFranklin Resources
(NYE:BEN)
1.1%$0.6012/29/20141981-3.7%Hottest Financial Stocks Now – NBG FCFS FBP WTM
Genuine PartsGenuine Parts
(NYE:GPC)
2.3%$2.3012/03/20141948-7.7%Biggest Movers in Consumer Cyclical Stocks Now – NAV JAH ICON GPC
HCPHCP
(NYE:HCP)
4.5%$2.1811/06/201419859.4%5 Senior Housing REITs With Growing Dividends
HormelHormel
(NYE:HRL)
1.9%$1.0001/15/201519282.4%Hottest Consumer Noncyclical Stocks Now – BF.B SAFM WWAV HAIN
Illinois Tool WorksIllinois Tool Works
(NYE:ITW)
2.1%$1.9412/29/20141933-1.2%Hottest Consumer Cyclical Stocks Now – CRC SFLY HI DLPH
Johnson & JohnsonJohnson & Johnson
(NYE:JNJ)
2.7%$2.8002/20/20151944-2.3%7 Healthcare Stocks Immune to Market Declines
Kimberly-ClarkKimberly-Clark
(NYE:KMB)
3%$3.3612/03/20141935-3.4%Biggest Movers in Consumer Noncyclical Stocks Now – SBUX UN UL UNFI
Leggett & PlattLeggett & Platt
(NYE:LEG)
2.8%$1.2412/11/201419394.3%Hottest Consumer Cyclical Stocks Now – SNE DNKN TTM SCSS
Lowe’sLowe’s
(NYE:LOW)
1.3%$0.9201/16/201519611.3%3 Stocks to Buy for a Bright Holiday Season
McCormick & CoMcCormick & Co
(NYE:MKC)
2.2%$1.6012/29/20141925-0.2%Biggest Movers in Consumer Noncyclical Stocks Now – POST AKO.A CPB AKO.B
McDonald’sMcDonald’s
(NYE:MCD)
3.8%$3.4011/26/20141976-4.4%The Clock is Ticking for McDonald’s Stock (MCD)
MedtronicMedtronic
(NYE:MDT)
1.6%$1.2212/30/201419776.6%Hottest Healthcare Stocks Now – RMD PCRX ANAC IRWD
NucorNucor
(NYE:NUE)
3.4%$1.4912/29/20141973-10.7%Biggest Movers in Basic Materials Stocks Now – CENX ABX TNH GLT
PepsiCoPepsiCo
(NYE:PEP)
2.7%$2.6612/03/201419524.2%Biggest Movers in Consumer Noncyclical Stocks Now – GMCR CPB BRFS MNST
PPG IndustriesPPG Industries
(NYE:PPG)
1.2%$2.6802/18/20151899-1.4%2 Chemical Stocks to Buy as Oil Prices Fall
Procter & GambleProcter & Gamble
(NYE:PG)
2.9%$2.5701/21/20151891-1.1%Biggest Movers in Consumer Noncyclical Stocks Now – SBUX UN UL UNFI
Sherwin-WilliamsSherwin-Williams
(NYE:SHW)
0.8%$2.2011/12/201419794.2%Hottest Basic Materials Stocks Now – SSL CENX SYT HBM
Sigma-AldrichSigma-Aldrich
(NGS:SIAL)
0.7%$0.9211/26/201419700.3%Biggest Movers in Basic Materials Stocks Now – SIM VALE TX TNH
Stanley Black & DeckerStanley Black & Decker
(NYE:SWK)
2.2%$2.0812/03/20141877-2.8%5 Machinery Stocks to Sell Now
SyscoSysco
(NYE:SYY)
2.9%$1.2012/30/201419703.3%45 Blue-Chip Dividend Stocks That Increased Payouts in Q4 2014
T. Rowe PriceT. Rowe Price
(NGS:TROW)
2.1%$1.7612/12/20141986-4.3%Biggest Movers in Financial Stocks Now – ECPG NBG WF AV
TargetTarget
(NYE:TGT)
2.8%$2.0802/13/20151965-0.8%JCP: The JCPenney of the Past Isn’t Enough
UGIUGI
(NYE:UGI)
2.3%$0.8712/11/20141885-0.4%Hottest Utilities Stocks Now – TERP BIP EXLP CQP
Universal Health Realty TrustUniversal Health Realty Trust
(NYE:UHT)
4.7%$2.5212/15/2014198710.8%5 Reasons I Own So Many Individual Dividend Paying Stocks
V.F. CorporationV.F. Corporation
(NYE:VFC)
1.8%$1.2812/05/20141941-5%Hottest Consumer Cyclical Stocks Now – CRC SFLY HI DLPH
W.W. GraingerW.W. Grainger
(NYE:GWW)
1.8%$4.3211/06/20141965-3.5%Biggest Movers in Consumer Cyclical Stocks Now – OSK CLC MGA WBC
WalmartWalmart
(NYE:WMT)
2.2%$1.9212/03/201419733.1%JCP: The JCPenney of the Past Isn’t Enough
COMPANY DIVIDEND YIELD ANNUAL DIV RATE EX-DIV DATE DIVIDENDS PAID SINCE YTD RETURN RECENT NEWS

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