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)
2.6%$4.4411/16/2016191614.5%5 Stocks With Weak Sales Growth — LPT MMM VAC SUP PG
Abbott LaboratoriesAbbott Laboratories
(NYE:ABT)
2.7%$1.0410/12/20161926-15.6%73 Household Names To Sell Right Away
AFLACAFLAC
(NYE:AFL)
2.5%$1.7211/14/2016197314%4 Dividend Champions On Sale (T, VFC, AFL, CVX)
Air Products & ChemicalsAir Products & Chemicals
(NYE:APD)
2.4%$3.4412/29/2016195411.1%7 Chemicals Stocks to Buy Now
Archer Daniels MidlandArcher Daniels Midland
(NYE:ADM)
2.7%$1.2008/15/2016192720%84 Trades to Stay Ahead of the Curve
AT&TAT&T
(NYE:T)
5%$1.9201/06/2017198412.2%AT&T Inc. (T) Stock Will NEVER Fade Away Because of This New Service
Atmos EnergyAtmos Energy
(NYE:ATO)
2.5%$1.8011/23/2016198413.4%Ex-Dividend Reminders Include Aramark, Nordstrom, Inc. (ARMK, JWN)
Automatic Data ProcessingAutomatic Data Processing
(NGS:ADP)
2.4%$2.2812/07/2016197412.4%10 Double-Whammy Dividend Stocks to Buy in 2017
Becton, Dickinson & CoBecton, Dickinson & Co
(NYE:BDX)
1.8%$2.9212/07/201619267.4%8 Dividend Stocks Increasing Payouts — MRK BDX HRL LANC ROP SJI KRG YORW
Bemis CompanyBemis Company
(NYE:BMS)
2.4%$1.1611/14/201619229.8%Canadian Banks: A License to Print Money
Brown-FormanBrown-Forman
(NYE:BF.B)
1.6%$0.7311/30/20161960-54.6%6 Dividend Stocks Rewarding Shareholders with a Raise
C.R. BardC.R. Bard
(NYE:BCR)
0.5%$1.0410/20/2016196010.8%8 Health Care Equipment & Supplies Stocks to Buy Now
Cardinal HealthCardinal Health
(NYE:CAH)
2.5%$1.8012/29/20161983-20.7%Biggest Movers in Wholesale Trade Stocks Now – ANW GMS WPT CAH
ChevronChevron
(NYE:CVX)
3.8%$4.3211/16/2016191225.6%The 10 Best S&P 500 Blue-Chip Dividend Stocks to Buy Now
Chubb CorporationChubb Corporation
(NYE:CB)
2.2%$2.7612/28/201619029.4%These 119 Big-Name Stocks Are on the Move
Cincinnati FinancialCincinnati Financial
(NGS:CINF)
2.5%$1.9212/19/2016195429.9%9 Insurance Stocks to Buy Now
CintasCintas
(NGS:CTAS)
1.1%$1.3311/02/2016198428.1%5 Commercial Services & Supplies Stocks to Buy Now
CloroxClorox
(NYE:CLX)
2.8%$3.2001/23/20171968-10.1%Why Clorox Co’s Recent Slide is No Surprise (CLX)
Coca-ColaCoca-Cola
(NYE:KO)
3.5%$1.4011/29/20161893-6.1%8 Beverages Stocks to Sell Now
Colgate-PalmoliveColgate-Palmolive
(NYE:CL)
2.4%$1.5610/20/20161895-2.9%5 Blue-Chip Stocks to Sell for December
Consolidated EdisonConsolidated Edison
(NYE:ED)
3.8%$2.6811/14/201618858.4%Biggest Movers in Transportation Stocks Now – BBGI P ED DGAS
Dover CorporationDover Corporation
(NYE:DOV)
2.4%$1.7611/28/2016194721.3%Why Now May Be the Time to Dump Dover Corp (DOV)
EcolabEcolab
(NYE:ECL)
1.2%$1.4009/16/201619362.2%5 Chemicals Stocks to Sell Now
Emerson ElectricEmerson Electric
(NYE:EMR)
3.4%$1.9211/08/2016194717.8%3 Dividend Kings Raising Dividends For 60+ Years (AWR, EMR, VVC)
ExxonMobilExxonMobil
(NYE:XOM)
3.4%$3.0011/08/2016188211.7%Exxon Mobil Corporation (XOM) Stock Can Breathe Again … For Now
Franklin ResourcesFranklin Resources
(NYE:BEN)
1.8%$0.7209/28/201619816.5%Biggest Movers in Financial Stocks Now – MSB AGM LTS WDR
Genuine PartsGenuine Parts
(NYE:GPC)
2.7%$2.6312/07/2016194811.5%Hottest Wholesale Trade Stocks Now – EDUC ANW BECN LKQ
HCPHCP
(NYE:HCP)
5.1%$1.4811/08/20161985-24%3 Hated Dividend Stocks You Need To Know (F, HCP, KSS)
HormelHormel
(NYE:HRL)
2%$0.6801/12/20171928-57.2%Why Hormel Foods Corp Is a Top Ranked Dividend Stock (HRL)
Illinois Tool WorksIllinois Tool Works
(NYE:ITW)
2.1%$2.6012/28/2016193335.1%18 Machinery Stocks to Buy Now
Johnson & JohnsonJohnson & Johnson
(NYE:JNJ)
2.9%$3.2011/18/201619449%Sleepy Johnson & Johnson (JNJ) Stock Could Finally Wake Up
Kimberly-ClarkKimberly-Clark
(NYE:KMB)
3.2%$3.6812/07/20161935-10.4%3 Big Stock Charts: Intel Corporation (INTC), Lockheed Martin Corporation (LMT) and Kimberly Clark Corp (KMB)
Leggett & PlattLeggett & Platt
(NYE:LEG)
2.8%$1.3612/13/2016193914.3%How To Buy “Accelerating” Dividends for 100% Upside
Lowe’sLowe’s
(NYE:LOW)
1.9%$1.4001/23/20171961-4.9%Biggest Movers in Retail Trade Stocks Now – CATO LE BKE TAST
McCormick & CoMcCormick & Co
(NYE:MKC)
2.1%$1.8812/28/201619254.1%Best Dividend Growth Stocks to Buy in November
McDonald’sMcDonald’s
(NYE:MCD)
3.2%$3.7611/29/201619760.1%MCD News: Where McDonald’s Corporation Is Testing Fresh Beef Next
MedtronicMedtronic
(NYE:MDT)
2.4%$1.7209/27/20161977-6.4%Why Medtronic PLC (MDT), Dycom Industries, Inc. (DY) and Palo Alto Networks Inc (PANW) Are 3 of Today’s Worst Stocks
NucorNucor
(NYE:NUE)
2.4%$1.5112/28/2016197356.4%4 Steel Stocks to Gain Under President Trump
PepsiCoPepsiCo
(NYE:PEP)
3%$3.0111/30/201619520.7%These 119 Big-Name Stocks Are on the Move
PPG IndustriesPPG Industries
(NYE:PPG)
1.7%$1.6011/08/20161899-4.3%4 Blue Chip Stocks to Buy as Trump Rally Rages On
Procter & GambleProcter & Gamble
(NYE:PG)
3.3%$2.6810/19/201618913.8%5 Stocks With Weak Sales Growth — LPT MMM VAC SUP PG
Sherwin-WilliamsSherwin-Williams
(NYE:SHW)
1.3%$3.3611/16/201619792.1%3 Chemicals Stocks to Sell Now
Stanley Black & DeckerStanley Black & Decker
(NYE:SWK)
2%$2.3211/30/2016187710.8%SWK, NWL: Stanley Black & Decker, Inc. to Buy Newell Tools for $1.95B
SyscoSysco
(NYE:SYY)
2.5%$1.3201/04/2017197030.7%7 Consumer Stocks to Build Your Portfolio Around
T. Rowe PriceT. Rowe Price
(NGS:TROW)
2.9%$2.1612/13/201619865.6%3 Stocks With 30% Upside in the Next 12 Months (PRU, DFS, HON)
TargetTarget
(NYE:TGT)
3.1%$2.4011/14/201619657.3%When Is Free Shipping Day 2016?
UGIUGI
(NYE:UGI)
2.1%$0.9512/13/2016188532%Biggest Movers in Transportation Stocks Now – GLBS GNRT GNK EGLE
Universal Health Realty TrustUniversal Health Realty Trust
(NYE:UHT)
4.3%$2.6212/14/2016198720.8%Biggest Movers in Financial Stocks Now – LOB WAC OCFC TCFC
V.F. CorporationV.F. Corporation
(NYE:VFC)
3%$1.6812/07/20161941-10.4%4 Dividend Champions On Sale (T, VFC, AFL, CVX)
W.W. GraingerW.W. Grainger
(NYE:GWW)
2.1%$4.8811/09/2016196516.8%3 Trading Companies & Distributors Stocks to Buy Now
WalmartWalmart
(NYE:WMT)
2.8%$2.0012/07/2016197315.6%4 Reasons to Buy Retail ETFs This Holiday Season
COMPANY DIVIDEND YIELD ANNUAL DIV RATE EX-DIV DATE DIVIDENDS PAID SINCE YTD RETURN RECENT NEWS

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