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%$4.4408/17/2016191619.1%5 Dividend Stocks That Have Hiked Payouts 50 Years in a Row
Abbott LaboratoriesAbbott Laboratories
(NYE:ABT)
2.4%$1.0407/13/20161926-4.3%11 Dividend Stocks to Set Up Your Own Perpetual Income Machine
AFLACAFLAC
(NYE:AFL)
2.3%$1.6408/22/2016197321.5%11 Dividend Stocks to Set Up Your Own Perpetual Income Machine
Air Products & ChemicalsAir Products & Chemicals
(NYE:APD)
2.2%$3.4409/29/2016195418.6%10 Chemicals Stocks to Buy Now
Archer Daniels MidlandArcher Daniels Midland
(NYE:ADM)
2.8%$1.2008/15/2016192715.6%5 Food Products Stocks to Sell Now
AT&TAT&T
(NYE:T)
4.7%$1.9207/06/2016198418.2%99 Upgrades (and Downgrades) for the Week
Atmos EnergyAtmos Energy
(NYE:ATO)
2.3%$1.6808/18/2016198417.1%Hottest Transportation Stocks Now – P AAL GXP UAL
Automatic Data ProcessingAutomatic Data Processing
(NGS:ADP)
2.4%$2.1209/07/201619746%How International Business Machines Corp. Ranks Among Analysts’ Picks (IBM)
Becton, Dickinson & CoBecton, Dickinson & Co
(NYE:BDX)
1.5%$2.6409/07/2016192613.9%15 Health Care Equipment & Supplies Stocks to Buy Now
Bemis CompanyBemis Company
(NYE:BMS)
2.2%$1.1608/15/2016192216%Canadian Banks: A License to Print Money
Brown-FormanBrown-Forman
(NYE:BF.B)
1.3%$0.6808/30/20161960-49.1%How to Get Dividend Investment Ideas (PG, KMB, JNJ, MCD)
C.R. BardC.R. Bard
(NYE:BCR)
0.5%$1.0407/14/2016196014.6%7 Stocks to Buy in the Healthcare Sweet Spot
Cardinal HealthCardinal Health
(NYE:CAH)
2.3%$1.8009/29/20161983-11.1%Hottest Wholesale Trade Stocks Now – HBP RAVE CHEF CUI
ChevronChevron
(NYE:CVX)
4.2%$4.2808/17/2016191212.6%3 Reasons to Buy These 5 Oil Refineries Right Now
Chubb CorporationChubb Corporation
(NYE:CB)
2.2%$2.7609/28/201619027.8%7 Stocks to Buy for the Federal Reserve Rate Hike
Cincinnati FinancialCincinnati Financial
(NGS:CINF)
2.5%$1.9209/19/2016195428.8%Friday’s Big Stock Charts: Amazon.com, Inc. (AMZN), Cincinnati Financial Corporation (CINF) and Lockheed Martin Corporation (LMT)
CintasCintas
(NGS:CTAS)
0.9%$1.0511/04/2015198427.1%4 Commercial Services & Supplies Stocks to Buy Now
CloroxClorox
(NYE:CLX)
2.5%$3.2007/25/201619683%Clorox Co (CLX) Stock: This Age-Old Pick Is Here to Stay
Coca-ColaCoca-Cola
(NYE:KO)
3.2%$1.4009/13/201618930.8%Utility Stocks Are About To Pull Back — Get Ready To Buy (SO, ETR)
Colgate-PalmoliveColgate-Palmolive
(NYE:CL)
2.1%$1.5607/20/2016189511.8%The Coca-Cola Co: Here’s Where KO’s Dividend Will Go Next
Consolidated EdisonConsolidated Edison
(NYE:ED)
3.6%$2.6808/15/2016188516.3%3 Multi-Utilities Stocks to Buy Now
Dover CorporationDover Corporation
(NYE:DOV)
2.4%$1.7608/29/2016194719.9%6 Machinery Stocks to Buy Now
EcolabEcolab
(NYE:ECL)
1.1%$1.4009/16/201619367.5%3 Universal Bets on Dividend Aristocrats
Emerson ElectricEmerson Electric
(NYE:EMR)
3.5%$1.9008/10/2016194712.3%Ex-Dividend Reminders Include Delta Air Lines, Inc. and Emerson Electric Co.
ExxonMobilExxonMobil
(NYE:XOM)
3.4%$3.0008/10/2016188212%Exxon Mobil Corporation Is a Buy for Patient Income Investors (XOM)
Franklin ResourcesFranklin Resources
(NYE:BEN)
2%$0.7206/28/20161981-1.8%9 Attractive Dividend Stocks to Consider (AFL, GWW, TROW, TGT)
Genuine PartsGenuine Parts
(NYE:GPC)
2.5%$2.6309/07/2016194820.3%Biggest Movers in Wholesale Trade Stocks Now – UNFI ACET DXPE GPC
HCPHCP
(NYE:HCP)
5.9%$2.3008/04/201619851.3%4 Dividend Darlings to Dump Before September 1st (PG, KMB, UL, VTR)
HormelHormel
(NYE:HRL)
1.5%$0.5807/14/20161928-52%4 Food Products Stocks to Buy Now
Illinois Tool WorksIllinois Tool Works
(NYE:ITW)
2.2%$2.6009/28/2016193329.1%7 Dividend Stocks Increasing Payouts – DOV ITW STI MCHP TSO BR ARES
Johnson & JohnsonJohnson & Johnson
(NYE:JNJ)
2.7%$3.2008/19/2016194415.9%11 Dividend Stocks to Set Up Your Own Perpetual Income Machine
Kimberly-ClarkKimberly-Clark
(NYE:KMB)
2.9%$3.6809/07/201619350.7%4 Dividend Darlings to Dump Before September 1st (PG, KMB, UL, VTR)
Leggett & PlattLeggett & Platt
(NYE:LEG)
2.6%$1.3609/13/2016193923%How To Buy “Accelerating” Dividends for 100% Upside
Lowe’sLowe’s
(NYE:LOW)
1.8%$1.4010/17/201619611.1%The 5 Best Stocks of the Past 25 Years
McCormick & CoMcCormick & Co
(NYE:MKC)
1.7%$1.7207/07/2016192518.4%6 Food Products Stocks to Buy Now
McDonald’sMcDonald’s
(NYE:MCD)
3.1%$3.5608/30/20161976-3.1%This is How I Invest My Retirement Money
MedtronicMedtronic
(NYE:MDT)
2%$1.7209/27/2016197712.6%This is How I Invest My Retirement Money
NucorNucor
(NYE:NUE)
3.1%$1.5006/28/2016197320.8%Bull of the Day: ArcelorMittal SA (ADR) (MT)
PepsiCoPepsiCo
(NYE:PEP)
2.8%$3.0108/31/201619527.5%Adele Turns Down Super Bowl Half-Time Show
PPG IndustriesPPG Industries
(NYE:PPG)
1.5%$1.6008/08/201618997%4 Ridiculously Cheap Dividend Stocks to Buy Now – and 1 to Sell
Procter & GambleProcter & Gamble
(NYE:PG)
3.1%$2.6807/20/2016189110.3%The Coca-Cola Co: Here’s Where KO’s Dividend Will Go Next
Sherwin-WilliamsSherwin-Williams
(NYE:SHW)
1.2%$3.3608/17/2016197910.1%Why Sherwin-Williams Co (SHW), Southwest Airlines Co (LUV) and Tractor Supply Company (TSCO) Are 3 of Today’s Worst Stocks
Stanley Black & DeckerStanley Black & Decker
(NYE:SWK)
1.9%$2.3208/31/2016187715%Stanley Black & Decker, Inc. (SWK) CEO to Retire
SyscoSysco
(NYE:SYY)
2.4%$1.2410/05/2016197027.1%This is How I Invest My Retirement Money
T. Rowe PriceT. Rowe Price
(NGS:TROW)
3.1%$2.1609/13/20161986-3.7%8 Capital Markets Stocks to Sell Now
TargetTarget
(NYE:TGT)
3.4%$2.4008/15/20161965-3.1%Target Corporation (TGT) Offering Refunds After Selling Fake Egyptian Cotton Sheets
UGIUGI
(NYE:UGI)
2.1%$0.9509/13/2016188533.2%Hottest Transportation Stocks Now – SKYS GASS DCIX TLP
Universal Health Realty TrustUniversal Health Realty Trust
(NYE:UHT)
4.2%$2.6006/16/2016198723.3%7 Small Caps That Promise Big Returns
V.F. CorporationV.F. Corporation
(NYE:VFC)
2.3%$1.4809/07/201619412.8%11 Dividend Stocks to Set Up Your Own Perpetual Income Machine
W.W. GraingerW.W. Grainger
(NYE:GWW)
2.1%$4.8808/04/2016196514.8%11 Dividend Stocks to Set Up Your Own Perpetual Income Machine
WalmartWalmart
(NYE:WMT)
2.8%$2.0012/07/2016197316.1%Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. (WMT) Turnaround Strategy Starting to Work
COMPANY DIVIDEND YIELD ANNUAL DIV RATE EX-DIV DATE DIVIDENDS PAID SINCE YTD RETURN RECENT NEWS

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