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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%$4.4405/18/2016191617.9%5 Dow Jones Bulls Leading the Charge!
Abbott LaboratoriesAbbott Laboratories
(NYE:ABT)
2.4%$1.0407/13/20161926-2.9%10 Dividend Stocks at the Right Price, Right Now
AFLACAFLAC
(NYE:AFL)
2.2%$1.6405/16/2016197323%9 Attractive Dividend Stocks to Consider (AFL, GWW, TROW, TGT)
Air Products & ChemicalsAir Products & Chemicals
(NYE:APD)
2.3%$3.4409/29/2016195415.2%These 42 Blue Chips Are On the Move
Archer Daniels MidlandArcher Daniels Midland
(NYE:ADM)
2.7%$1.2005/16/2016192719.6%3 Food Products Stocks to Sell Now
AT&TAT&T
(NYE:T)
4.5%$1.9207/06/2016198423.2%Sprint Corp (S): Sprint Stock’s HUGE Move Should Worry You
Atmos EnergyAtmos Energy
(NYE:ATO)
2.1%$1.6805/19/2016198426.3%Hottest Transportation Stocks Now – P AAL GXP UAL
Automatic Data ProcessingAutomatic Data Processing
(NGS:ADP)
2.2%$2.1206/08/2016197413%Despite Mixed Data, Markets Still Intact
Becton, Dickinson & CoBecton, Dickinson & Co
(NYE:BDX)
1.5%$2.6409/07/2016192613.6%The 10 Best Dividend Stocks Across All 10 Sectors
Bemis CompanyBemis Company
(NYE:BMS)
2.2%$1.1605/13/2016192217.6%Canadian Banks: A License to Print Money
Brown-FormanBrown-Forman
(NYE:BF.B)
1.4%$1.3606/02/20161960-1.1%How to Get Dividend Investment Ideas (PG, KMB, JNJ, MCD)
C.R. BardC.R. Bard
(NYE:BCR)
0.4%$1.0407/14/2016196022.2%7 Stocks to Buy in the Healthcare Sweet Spot
Cardinal HealthCardinal Health
(NYE:CAH)
2.1%$1.8006/29/20161983-6.3%Biggest Movers in Wholesale Trade Stocks Now – ANW GMS WLFC HBP
ChevronChevron
(NYE:CVX)
4.2%$4.2805/17/2016191214.1%This Week’s Hot Earnings – AAPL BA CVX KO XOM
Chubb CorporationChubb Corporation
(NYE:CB)
2.2%$2.7606/28/201619029.7%9 Attractive Dividend Stocks to Consider (AFL, GWW, TROW, TGT)
Cincinnati FinancialCincinnati Financial
(NGS:CINF)
2.6%$1.9206/20/2016195426.6%Friday’s Big Stock Charts: Amazon.com, Inc. (AMZN), Cincinnati Financial Corporation (CINF) and Lockheed Martin Corporation (LMT)
CintasCintas
(NGS:CTAS)
1%$1.0511/04/2015198419%Why Cintas Corporation (CTAS), Microsoft Corporation (MSFT) and Tupperware Brands Corporation (TUP) Are 3 of Today’s Best Stocks
CloroxClorox
(NYE:CLX)
2.4%$3.2007/25/201619685.6%Clorox Co (CLX) Stock: This Age-Old Pick Is Here to Stay
Coca-ColaCoca-Cola
(NYE:KO)
3.1%$1.4009/13/201618934.5%9 Dividend Stocks to Buy With Both Fists
Colgate-PalmoliveColgate-Palmolive
(NYE:CL)
2.1%$1.5607/20/2016189511%Why Procter & Gamble Co is a Top Dividend Stock (PG)
Consolidated EdisonConsolidated Edison
(NYE:ED)
3.3%$2.6808/15/2016188525.2%4 Utility Stocks to Juice Your Portfolio
Dover CorporationDover Corporation
(NYE:DOV)
2.3%$1.6805/26/2016194718%7 Machinery Stocks to Buy Now
EcolabEcolab
(NYE:ECL)
1.2%$1.4006/17/201619364.7%3 Universal Bets on Dividend Aristocrats
Emerson ElectricEmerson Electric
(NYE:EMR)
3.4%$1.9005/11/2016194717.5%How General Electric Company Ranks Among Analysts’ Top Picks (GE)
ExxonMobilExxonMobil
(NYE:XOM)
3.3%$3.0005/11/2016188217.4%This Week’s Hot Earnings – AAPL BA CVX KO XOM
Franklin ResourcesFranklin Resources
(NYE:BEN)
2.1%$0.7206/28/20161981-6.1%9 Attractive Dividend Stocks to Consider (AFL, GWW, TROW, TGT)
Genuine PartsGenuine Parts
(NYE:GPC)
2.6%$2.6306/01/2016194817.6%Biggest Movers in Wholesale Trade Stocks Now – UNFI ACET DXPE GPC
HCPHCP
(NYE:HCP)
5.9%$2.3005/05/201619851.5%The 3 Best Dividend-Growth Stocks to Buy for the Next 6 Months
HormelHormel
(NYE:HRL)
1.6%$0.5807/14/20161928-53.8%4 Food Products Stocks to Buy Now
Illinois Tool WorksIllinois Tool Works
(NYE:ITW)
1.9%$2.2006/28/2016193325.1%The 3 Best Dividend-Growth Stocks to Buy for the Next 6 Months
Johnson & JohnsonJohnson & Johnson
(NYE:JNJ)
2.6%$3.2008/19/2016194421.8%3 Big Stock Charts for Tuesday: Lockheed Martin Corporation (LMT), Johnson & Johnson (JNJ) and Nvidia Corporation (NVDA)
Kimberly-ClarkKimberly-Clark
(NYE:KMB)
2.8%$3.6806/08/201619353.9%Mid-Day Report: Busiest Week for Q2 Earnings Now Underway
Leggett & PlattLeggett & Platt
(NYE:LEG)
2.5%$1.3606/13/2016193928%How To Buy “Accelerating” Dividends for 100% Upside
Lowe’sLowe’s
(NYE:LOW)
1.7%$1.4007/18/201619616.6%10 Stocks You Should Buy at a Moment’s Notice
McCormick & CoMcCormick & Co
(NYE:MKC)
1.7%$1.7207/07/2016192520.9%McCormick Drops Plan to Buy Premier Foods
McDonald’sMcDonald’s
(NYE:MCD)
2.9%$3.5606/02/201619763%Hottest Retail Trade Stocks Now – KSS ASNA HZO SSI
MedtronicMedtronic
(NYE:MDT)
1.9%$1.7207/06/2016197714.7%9 Attractive Dividend Stocks to Consider (AFL, GWW, TROW, TGT)
NucorNucor
(NYE:NUE)
2.8%$1.5006/28/2016197333.3%3 Steel Stocks to Reinforce Your Portfolio
PepsiCoPepsiCo
(NYE:PEP)
2.8%$3.0108/31/201619528.3%How The Coca-Cola Company Ranks Among Analysts’ Top Picks (KO)
PPG IndustriesPPG Industries
(NYE:PPG)
1.5%$1.6008/08/201618998%4 Ridiculously Cheap Dividend Stocks to Buy Now – and 1 to Sell
Procter & GambleProcter & Gamble
(NYE:PG)
3.1%$2.6807/20/201618917.4%5 Best Stocks to Buy for the Next 50 Years
Sherwin-WilliamsSherwin-Williams
(NYE:SHW)
1.1%$3.3608/17/2016197912.8%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%$2.3208/31/2016187714.7%Stanley Black & Decker, Inc. (SWK) CEO to Retire
SyscoSysco
(NYE:SYY)
2.4%$1.2406/29/2016197026.7%Hottest Wholesale Trade Stocks Now – ASPN NHTC SYY SCHN
T. Rowe PriceT. Rowe Price
(NGS:TROW)
3.1%$2.1606/13/20161986-1.3%Hottest Financial Stocks Now – EEFT SGM YRD HMST
TargetTarget
(NYE:TGT)
3.1%$2.4008/15/201619655%Target Corporation: TGT Stock Is a Great Contrarian Play
UGIUGI
(NYE:UGI)
2.1%$0.9509/13/2016188533.3%3 Gas Utilities Stocks to Buy Now
Universal Health Realty TrustUniversal Health Realty Trust
(NYE:UHT)
4.4%$2.6006/16/2016198719.1%7 Small Caps That Promise Big Returns
V.F. CorporationV.F. Corporation
(NYE:VFC)
2.4%$1.4809/07/20161941-0.4%How Nike Inc Ranks As a Top Analyst Pick (NKE)
W.W. GraingerW.W. Grainger
(NYE:GWW)
2.2%$4.8805/05/201619658.3%9 Attractive Dividend Stocks to Consider (AFL, GWW, TROW, TGT)
WalmartWalmart
(NYE:WMT)
2.7%$2.0008/10/2016197320.3%Walmart Tests Selling ‘Ugly Produce’ at 300 Locations
COMPANY DIVIDEND YIELD ANNUAL DIV RATE EX-DIV DATE DIVIDENDS PAID SINCE YTD RETURN RECENT NEWS

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