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%$3.4205/21/201419160.5%Biggest Movers in Capital Goods Stocks Now – HEI.A NVR TDY GGG
Abbott LaboratoriesAbbott Laboratories
(NYE:ABT)
2.1%$0.8807/11/201419269.9%Biggest Movers in Healthcare Stocks Now – CNC WCG ABT QCOR
AFLACAFLAC
(NYE:AFL)
2.5%$1.4808/18/20141973-10.6%Aflac – AFL Quacks With Opportunity After Earnings
Air Products & ChemicalsAir Products & Chemicals
(NYE:APD)
2.3%$3.0809/29/2014195418%Biggest Movers in Basic Materials Stocks Now – ACH PKX BCPC NG
Archer Daniels MidlandArcher Daniels Midland
(NYE:ADM)
2.1%$0.9605/13/201419276.9%Hottest Consumer Noncyclical Stocks Now – GMK BTI MNST SAM
AT&TAT&T
(NYE:T)
5.2%$1.8407/08/201419841.2%Top 10 Dow Dividend Stocks for July
Atmos EnergyAtmos Energy
(NYE:ATO)
3.1%$1.4805/22/201419846.4%Biggest Movers in Utilities Stocks Now – CNL KMP PEG GAS
Automatic Data ProcessingAutomatic Data Processing
(NGS:ADP)
2.4%$1.9206/11/201419740.6%Hottest Services Stocks Now – RAD PIR MGM CHL
Becton, Dickinson & CoBecton, Dickinson & Co
(NYE:BDX)
1.9%$2.1809/05/201419265.2%Hottest Healthcare Stocks Now – CFN PCRX BCR IDXX
Bemis CompanyBemis Company
(NYE:BMS)
2.8%$1.0805/15/20141922-4.8%Biggest Movers in Basic Materials Stocks Now – TNH CENX AG SQM
Brown-FormanBrown-Forman
(NYE:BF.B)
1.3%$1.1609/04/2014196014.7%Biggest Movers in Consumer Noncyclical Stocks Now – UNFI SBUX STZ PM
C.R. BardC.R. Bard
(NYE:BCR)
0.6%$0.8807/17/2014196011.4%5 Stocks With Great Earnings Momentum — KNSY REGI BELFB STV BCR
Cardinal HealthCardinal Health
(NYE:CAH)
1.9%$1.3706/27/201419837.2%4 Health Care Provider Stocks to Buy Now
ChevronChevron
(NYE:CVX)
3.3%$4.2808/15/201419123.5%Top 10 Dow Dividend Stocks for July
Chubb CorporationChubb Corporation
(NYE:CB)
2.3%$2.0006/25/20141902-10.3%Hottest Financial Stocks Now – RBS NBG IRE WF
Cincinnati FinancialCincinnati Financial
(NGS:CINF)
3.8%$1.7606/16/20141954-12.1%Biggest Movers in Financial Stocks Now – CMA HOMB AMTD FII
CintasCintas
(NGS:CTAS)
1.2%$0.7711/06/201319845.1%Hottest Services Stocks Now – SVU LGF SNI AMCX
CloroxClorox
(NYE:CLX)
3.4%$2.9607/21/20141968-6.3%3 Household Products Stocks to Sell Now
Coca-ColaCoca-Cola
(NYE:KO)
3.1%$1.2209/11/20141893-4.9%Top 10 Dow Dividend Stocks for July
Colgate-PalmoliveColgate-Palmolive
(NYE:CL)
2.3%$1.4407/16/20141895-2.8%Biggest Movers in Consumer Noncyclical Stocks Now – AVP BG NWL SEB
Consolidated EdisonConsolidated Edison
(NYE:ED)
4.5%$2.5208/11/201418851.5%Hottest Utilities Stocks Now – KEP PCG CIG SO
Dover CorporationDover Corporation
(NYE:DOV)
1.7%$1.5005/28/20141947-11.2%Hottest Basic Materials Stocks Now – SHW PAAS AEM EGO
EcolabEcolab
(NYE:ECL)
1%$1.1006/13/201419364.1%Biggest Movers in Consumer Noncyclical Stocks Now – AVP BG NWL SEB
Emerson ElectricEmerson Electric
(NYE:EMR)
2.7%$1.7205/14/20141947-9.3%3 Dividend Stocks Delivering Income for 50-Plus Years
ExxonMobilExxonMobil
(NYE:XOM)
2.8%$2.7608/11/20141882-2.2%Biggest Movers in Energy Stocks Now – HFC VLO SPH CRK
Family DollarFamily Dollar
(NYE:FDO)
1.7%$1.2406/11/2014197615.1%Hottest Services Stocks Now – FDO DLTR SKM KT
Franklin ResourcesFranklin Resources
(NYE:BEN)
0.9%$0.4806/26/20141981-6.2%5 Lagging Dependable Dividend Stocks
Genuine PartsGenuine Parts
(NYE:GPC)
2.8%$2.3006/04/20141948-0.4%Hottest Consumer Cyclical Stocks Now – PII LEG ICON HI
HCPHCP
(NYE:HCP)
5.2%$2.1808/07/2014198514.3%7 High-Dividend Stocks With Low Risk
HormelHormel
(NYE:HRL)
1.8%$0.8007/17/201419280.2%Biggest Movers in Consumer Noncyclical Stocks Now – REV USTR DLX SAM
Illinois Tool WorksIllinois Tool Works
(NYE:ITW)
2%$1.6806/26/20141933-2%Hottest Consumer Cyclical Stocks Now – ICON PCAR IRBT TSLA
Johnson & JohnsonJohnson & Johnson
(NYE:JNJ)
2.8%$2.8008/22/201419449.3%3 Dividend Stocks Juicing Returns With Buybacks
Kimberly-ClarkKimberly-Clark
(NYE:KMB)
3.2%$3.3606/04/20141935-0.6%Hottest Consumer Noncyclical Stocks Now – GMK BTI MNST SAM
Leggett & PlattLeggett & Platt
(NYE:LEG)
3.7%$1.2006/11/201419396%Hottest Consumer Cyclical Stocks Now – PII LEG ICON HI
Lowe’sLowe’s
(NYE:LOW)
1.9%$0.9207/21/20141961-3.4%Catch Lumber Liquidators’ Fall Off a Cliff
McCormick & CoMcCormick & Co
(NYE:MKC)
2.3%$1.4807/02/20141925-4.6%Hottest Consumer Noncyclical Stocks Now – GMK BTI MNST SAM
McDonald’sMcDonald’s
(NYE:MCD)
3.4%$3.2408/28/20141976-2.5%Top 10 Dow Dividend Stocks for July
MedtronicMedtronic
(NYE:MDT)
2%$1.2207/01/201419777.6%3 Medical Devices Stocks to Buy Now
NucorNucor
(NYE:NUE)
2.9%$1.4806/26/20141973-5.9%Hottest Basic Materials Stocks Now – RIO CF BBL NUE
PepsiCoPepsiCo
(NYE:PEP)
3%$2.6609/03/201419526.2%Biggest Movers in Consumer Noncyclical Stocks Now – UNFI SBUX STZ PM
PPG IndustriesPPG Industries
(NYE:PPG)
1.4%$2.6808/07/201418994.6%Hottest Basic Materials Stocks Now – CLF NG PPO MATW
Procter & GambleProcter & Gamble
(NYE:PG)
3.3%$2.5707/16/20141891-5%Top 10 Dow Dividend Stocks for July
Sherwin-WilliamsSherwin-Williams
(NYE:SHW)
1.1%$2.2008/13/2014197912.4%Hottest Basic Materials Stocks Now – SHW PAAS AEM EGO
Sigma-AldrichSigma-Aldrich
(NGS:SIAL)
0.9%$0.9205/28/201419706.8%Hottest Basic Materials Stocks Now – SIAL GPK SMG FOE
Stanley Black & DeckerStanley Black & Decker
(NYE:SWK)
2.4%$2.0809/03/201418778.4%Biggest Movers in Consumer Cyclical Stocks Now – DW TRW AXL BWA
SyscoSysco
(NYE:SYY)
3.3%$1.1607/01/20141970-1.1%Whoa! Sysco Stored Raw Meat, Chicken and Dairy in Unrefrigerated Sheds
T. Rowe PriceT. Rowe Price
(NGS:TROW)
2.3%$1.7609/11/20141986-7.3%Hottest Financial Stocks Now – CSH BMA HNT BFR
TargetTarget
(NYE:TGT)
3.5%$2.0808/18/20141965-5.8%Biggest Movers in Services Stocks Now – OIBR TGT RCII MMS
UGIUGI
(NYE:UGI)
1.8%$0.8709/11/2014188517.1%Hottest Utilities Stocks Now – KEP ATLS KMI CIG
Universal Health Realty TrustUniversal Health Realty Trust
(NYE:UHT)
6%$2.5206/19/201419875%5 Reasons I Own So Many Individual Dividend Paying Stocks
V.F. CorporationV.F. Corporation
(NYE:VFC)
1.7%$1.0509/05/20141941-1.7%3 Fashion and Apparel Stocks to Buy Now
W.W. GraingerW.W. Grainger
(NYE:GWW)
1.8%$4.3208/07/20141965-7.9%Hottest Consumer Cyclical Stocks Now – PII LEG ICON HI
WalgreenWalgreen
(NYE:WAG)
1.8%$1.2605/19/2014193319.7%Biggest Movers in Services Stocks Now – S ASGN OIBR NCLH
WalmartWalmart
(NYE:WMT)
2.6%$1.9208/06/20141973-6.5%Sell WFM Stock After Rotten Whole Foods Earnings
COMPANY DIVIDEND YIELD ANNUAL DIV RATE EX-DIV DATE DIVIDENDS PAID SINCE YTD RETURN RECENT NEWS

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