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%$3.4202/12/20141916-2.5%Hottest Capital Goods Stocks Now – CSTE CX FLS IEX
Abbott LaboratoriesAbbott Laboratories
(NYE:ABT)
2.3%$0.8804/11/201419260.1%Hottest Healthcare Stocks Now – RMD COO AGN NEOG
AFLACAFLAC
(NYE:AFL)
2.4%$1.4802/12/20141973-6.3%Concerned About The Big Selloff? Here’s 72 Actions to Take
Air Products & ChemicalsAir Products & Chemicals
(NYE:APD)
2.6%$3.0803/28/201419546.2%70 Trades To Make Now That Rates May Rise
Archer Daniels MidlandArcher Daniels Midland
(NYE:ADM)
2.1%$0.9602/18/201419273.7%Biggest Movers in Consumer Noncyclical Stocks Now – PPC HLF NUS USNA
AT&TAT&T
(NYE:T)
5.1%$1.8404/08/201419842.7%T-Mobile Kills Overage Charge Fees
Atmos EnergyAtmos Energy
(NYE:ATO)
2.9%$1.4802/20/2014198411%Hottest Utilities Stocks Now – TEG ATO NJR GAS
Automatic Data ProcessingAutomatic Data Processing
(NGS:ADP)
2.5%$1.9206/11/20141974-6.6%Hottest Services Stocks Now – RAD PIR MGM CHL
Becton, Dickinson & CoBecton, Dickinson & Co
(NYE:BDX)
1.9%$2.1803/06/201419262.2%Hottest Healthcare Stocks Now – LCI LGND AGN ACT
Bemis CompanyBemis Company
(NYE:BMS)
2.6%$1.0411/15/20131922-1.6%Hottest Basic Materials Stocks Now – WY NUE KAMN CCJ
Brown-FormanBrown-Forman
(NYE:BF.B)
1.3%$1.1603/05/2014196017.4%Biggest Movers in Consumer Noncyclical Stocks Now – AKO.A SBUX USNA PPC
C.R. BardC.R. Bard
(NYE:BCR)
0.6%$0.8404/24/201419604%5 Stocks With Great Earnings Momentum — KNSY REGI BELFB STV BCR
Cardinal HealthCardinal Health
(NYE:CAH)
1.8%$1.2103/28/201419831.8%4 Health Care Provider Stocks to Buy Now
ChevronChevron
(NYE:CVX)
3.3%$4.0002/12/20141912-2.5%Hottest Energy Stocks Now – USAC COP ARLP BPL
Chubb CorporationChubb Corporation
(NYE:CB)
2.2%$2.0003/12/20141902-6%5 Lagging Dependable Dividend Stocks
Cincinnati FinancialCincinnati Financial
(NGS:CINF)
3.6%$1.7603/17/20141954-6.8%10 Insurance Stocks to Sell Now
CintasCintas
(NGS:CTAS)
1.4%$0.7711/06/20131984-4.4%Bernanke Boosts the Dow — Wednesday’s IP Market Recap
CloroxClorox
(NYE:CLX)
3.1%$2.8404/21/20141968-2.4%3 Household Products Stocks to Sell Now
Coca-ColaCoca-Cola
(NYE:KO)
3%$1.2203/12/20141893-1.7%Our Only Gripe? We Need More Bargain Stocks!
Colgate-PalmoliveColgate-Palmolive
(NYE:CL)
2.1%$1.4404/17/201418952.5%Hottest Consumer Noncyclical Stocks Now – UNFI WWAV INGR MJN
Consolidated EdisonConsolidated Edison
(NYE:ED)
4.4%$2.5202/10/201418854.2%Hottest Utilities Stocks Now – HNP GAS CIG EBR
Dover CorporationDover Corporation
(NYE:DOV)
1.8%$1.5003/12/20141947-13.8%Hottest Basic Materials Stocks Now – ATI SWC AUY CCJ
EcolabEcolab
(NYE:ECL)
1%$1.1003/07/201419362.6%Biggest Movers in Consumer Noncyclical Stocks Now – PPC HLF NUS USNA
Emerson ElectricEmerson Electric
(NYE:EMR)
2.5%$1.7202/12/20141947-3.7%40 Technology Stock Trades to Make Right Away
ExxonMobilExxonMobil
(NYE:XOM)
2.5%$2.5202/06/20141882-1.2%3 Naked Puts Worth a Cool $1,000 in Income
Family DollarFamily Dollar
(NYE:FDO)
2.2%$1.2403/12/20141976-12%FDO Stock: Family Dollar Misses Again, Blames Old Man Winter
Franklin ResourcesFranklin Resources
(NYE:BEN)
0.9%$0.4803/27/20141981-8.7%5 Lagging Dependable Dividend Stocks
Genuine PartsGenuine Parts
(NYE:GPC)
2.6%$2.3003/05/201419485.1%Hottest Consumer Cyclical Stocks Now – IRBT THRM GPC GIII
HCPHCP
(NYE:HCP)
5.3%$2.1802/06/2014198513.1%Hottest Services Stocks Now – OFC STN HCN CBL
HormelHormel
(NYE:HRL)
1.7%$0.8004/16/201419285.6%Hottest Consumer Noncyclical Stocks Now – VCO THS AKO.A MKC
Illinois Tool WorksIllinois Tool Works
(NYE:ITW)
2%$1.6803/27/20141933-0.9%Hottest Consumer Cyclical Stocks Now – IRBT TSLA RUSHA LEA
Johnson & JohnsonJohnson & Johnson
(NYE:JNJ)
2.7%$2.6402/21/201419447.8%3 Pharmaceuticals to Profit on Obamacare
Kimberly-ClarkKimberly-Clark
(NYE:KMB)
3%$3.3603/05/201419357.6%Hottest Consumer Noncyclical Stocks Now – UNFI WWAV INGR MJN
Leggett & PlattLeggett & Platt
(NYE:LEG)
3.6%$1.2003/12/201419396.7%Biggest Movers in Consumer Cyclical Stocks Now – BWA MOV MHK NKE
Lowe’sLowe’s
(NYE:LOW)
1.5%$0.7204/21/20141961-5.7%HD Stock Vs. LOW: What’s the Best Buy in Home Improvement?
McCormick & CoMcCormick & Co
(NYE:MKC)
2.1%$1.4804/03/201419253.2%Hottest Consumer Noncyclical Stocks Now – PPC DMND UL GIS
McDonald’sMcDonald’s
(NYE:MCD)
3.2%$3.2402/27/201419763.9%Pamela Anderson Removing Barbed Wire Tattoo
MedtronicMedtronic
(NYE:MDT)
1.9%$1.1204/02/201419771.9%3 Medical Devices Stocks to Buy Now
NucorNucor
(NYE:NUE)
2.8%$1.4803/27/20141973-2.2%Hottest Basic Materials Stocks Now – POL AA FCX NUE
PepsiCoPepsiCo
(NYE:PEP)
2.7%$2.2712/04/201319522.2%SODA Stock: SodaStream Rallies on Talk of Stake Sale
PPG IndustriesPPG Industries
(NYE:PPG)
1.3%$2.4402/19/201418991%Hottest Basic Materials Stocks Now – RAVN RIO SIM SCCO
Procter & GambleProcter & Gamble
(NYE:PG)
3.2%$2.5704/23/201418910.3%PG’s Streak Continues: 6 Dividend Stocks Increasing Payouts
Sherwin-WilliamsSherwin-Williams
(NYE:SHW)
1.1%$2.2005/14/201419794.8%Biggest Movers in Basic Materials Stocks Now – EGO SID NG NGD
Stanley Black & DeckerStanley Black & Decker
(NYE:SWK)
2.5%$2.0006/02/201418771%Biggest Movers in Consumer Cyclical Stocks Now – BWA MOV MHK NKE
SyscoSysco
(NYE:SYY)
3.2%$1.1604/02/20141970-0.5%SYY: Sysco Stock Best Left Out of Your Portfolio Basket
T. Rowe PriceT. Rowe Price
(NGS:TROW)
2.2%$1.7603/12/20141986-4.1%Hottest Financial Stocks Now – FAF ETFC BNCL CBSH
TargetTarget
(NYE:TGT)
2.9%$1.7205/19/20141965-5.3%Target Recalls Archer Farms Gelato Due to Peanut Traces
UGIUGI
(NYE:UGI)
2.5%$1.1303/12/2014188511.2%Hottest Utilities Stocks Now – BWP ATLS PNW ENB
Universal Health Realty TrustUniversal Health Realty Trust
(NYE:UHT)
5.9%$2.5003/13/201419876%5 Reasons I Own So Many Individual Dividend Paying Stocks
V.F. CorporationV.F. Corporation
(NYE:VFC)
1.7%$1.0503/06/20141941-3.5%Biggest Movers in Consumer Cyclical Stocks Now – BWA MOV MHK NKE
W.W. GraingerW.W. Grainger
(NYE:GWW)
1.5%$3.7202/06/20141965-2%Biggest Movers in Consumer Cyclical Stocks Now – RGR TSLA UA HAR
WalgreenWalgreen
(NYE:WAG)
1.9%$1.2605/19/2014193315.2%Katherine Heigl Sues Drugstore Chain for $6M Over Tweet
WalmartWalmart
(NYE:WMT)
2.5%$1.9205/07/20141973-1.9%How to Monitor Your Dividend Stock Investments
COMPANY DIVIDEND YIELD ANNUAL DIV RATE EX-DIV DATE DIVIDENDS PAID SINCE YTD RETURN RECENT NEWS

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