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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)
2.2%$4.7005/17/2017191619%7 Top Stocks That Would Survive an Apocalypse
Abbott LaboratoriesAbbott Laboratories
(NYE:ABT)
2.1%$1.0607/12/2017192632.4%The 3 Best Healthcare ETFs You Can Buy
AFLACAFLAC
(NYE:AFL)
2.2%$1.7205/22/2017197311.6%7 Dividend Growth Stocks on Sale Today
Air Products & ChemicalsAir Products & Chemicals
(NYE:APD)
2.6%$3.8010/06/201719541.5%Prepare for the Next Dividend Rush
Archer Daniels MidlandArcher Daniels Midland
(NYE:ADM)
3.1%$1.2805/16/20171927-9.3%Why Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. (AMD), Ford Motor Company (F) and Archer Daniels Midland Company (ADM) Are 3 of Today’s Worst Stocks
AT&TAT&T
(NYE:T)
5.4%$1.9607/06/20171984-14.1%Why AT&T Inc. (T) Stock Still Has More Than Enough To Keep On Truckin’
Atmos EnergyAtmos Energy
(NYE:ATO)
2.1%$1.8005/18/2017198415.3%Ex-Dividend Reminders Include Aramark, Nordstrom, Inc. (ARMK, JWN)
Automatic Data ProcessingAutomatic Data Processing
(NGS:ADP)
2.2%$2.2806/07/201719740.5%3 Big Stock Charts for Tuesday: Netflix, Inc. (NFLX), United States Oil Fund LP (ETF) (USO) and Automatic Data Processing (ADP)
Becton, Dickinson & CoBecton, Dickinson & Co
(NYE:BDX)
1.4%$2.9206/07/2017192622.8%Why Wayfair Inc (W), Sprouts Farmers Market Inc (SFM) and Becton Dickinson and Co (BDX) Are 3 of Today’s Worst Stocks
Bemis CompanyBemis Company
(NYE:BMS)
2.6%$1.2005/15/20171922-3.6%Ex-Dividend Reminders Include W. R. Grace & Co (GRA)
Brown-FormanBrown-Forman
(NYE:BF.B)
1.5%$0.7306/01/201719607.1%10 Mergers & Acquisitions Investors Would Love to See
C.R. BardC.R. Bard
(NYE:BCR)
0.3%$1.0407/20/2017196043.3%3 Stocks to Watch on Monday: Hasbro, Inc. (HAS), Halliburton Company (HAL) and C R Bard Inc (BCR)
Cardinal HealthCardinal Health
(NYE:CAH)
2.4%$1.8506/29/201719837.4%Prepare for the Next Dividend Rush
ChevronChevron
(NYE:CVX)
4.1%$4.3205/17/20171912-11.1%3 Big Stock Charts for Monday: Chevron Corporation (CVX), BP plc (ADR) (BP) and Exxon Mobil Corporation (XOM)
Chubb CorporationChubb Corporation
(NYE:CB)
1.9%$2.7606/28/2017190211%6 Dividend Stocks Increasing Payouts – CB NOC LUV MMC KEY GNTX
Cincinnati FinancialCincinnati Financial
(NGS:CINF)
2.7%$2.0006/19/20171954-2.2%Why Travelers Companies Inc Is a Long Term Dividend Stock Star (TRV)
CintasCintas
(NGS:CTAS)
1%$1.3311/02/201619849.7%3 Dividend Aristocrats With the Highest Growth Rates
CloroxClorox
(NYE:CLX)
2.6%$3.3607/17/201719689.1%4 Reasons to Retain Clorox Co (CLX) Stock in Your Portfolio
Coca-ColaCoca-Cola
(NYE:KO)
3.3%$1.4809/14/201718938.1%Why Buffett Loves Apple Inc. (AAPL) Stock (And You Should Too)
Colgate-PalmoliveColgate-Palmolive
(NYE:CL)
2.2%$1.6007/14/2017189510.2%3 Consumer Stocks for Retirement Investors
Consolidated EdisonConsolidated Edison
(NYE:ED)
3.3%$2.7608/14/2017188511.8%3 Dividend Aristocrats That Deserve the Title … and 2 Pretenders
Dover CorporationDover Corporation
(NYE:DOV)
2.1%$1.7605/26/2017194711%100 Actions to Take on The Dip
EcolabEcolab
(NYE:ECL)
1.1%$1.4806/16/2017193613%Why Air Products & Chemicals, Inc. Is a Top 25 SAFE Dividend Stock (APD)
Emerson ElectricEmerson Electric
(NYE:EMR)
3.2%$1.9205/10/201719478.2%7 Stocks That Will Hit All-Time Highs in 2017
ExxonMobilExxonMobil
(NYE:XOM)
3.8%$3.0805/10/20171882-10.4%3 Big Stock Charts for Monday: Chevron Corporation (CVX), BP plc (ADR) (BP) and Exxon Mobil Corporation (XOM)
Franklin ResourcesFranklin Resources
(NYE:BEN)
1.7%$0.8006/28/2017198118.3%4 Reasons that Make BlackRock, Inc. (BLK) Stock a Solid Pick Now
Genuine PartsGenuine Parts
(NYE:GPC)
3.3%$2.7006/07/20171948-14.5%10 Dividend Aristocrats That Are Ready to Rally
HCPHCP
(NYE:HCP)
4.7%$1.4805/04/201719856.8%7 Stocks to Sell Thanks to TERRIBLE Seasonality
HormelHormel
(NYE:HRL)
2.1%$0.6807/13/20171928-5.4%3 Dividend Aristocrats With the Highest Growth Rates
Illinois Tool WorksIllinois Tool Works
(NYE:ITW)
1.8%$2.6006/28/2017193320.1%Illinois Tool Works Inc.’s Prospects Are Bright: Is It Time to Buy ITW Stock?
Johnson & JohnsonJohnson & Johnson
(NYE:JNJ)
2.5%$3.3608/25/2017194418.5%Rats! Chipotle Mexican Grill, Inc. (CMG) Stock Is Falling Apart!
Kimberly-ClarkKimberly-Clark
(NYE:KMB)
3.1%$3.8806/07/201719358.4%A Backdoor Way Into Vanguard’s Hottest Closed Fund (VDIGX)
Leggett & PlattLeggett & Platt
(NYE:LEG)
2.7%$1.4406/13/201719397.5%10 Dividend Stocks Increasing Payouts — TEL NWL FDS LEG CLX TSCO FNV SLF WAB CP
Lowe’sLowe’s
(NYE:LOW)
2.3%$1.6407/24/201719612%Why Chipotle Mexican Grill, Inc. (CMG), Qualcomm, Inc. (QCOM) and Lowe’s Companies, Inc. (LOW) Are 3 of Today’s Worst Stocks
McCormick & CoMcCormick & Co
(NYE:MKC)
2%$1.8807/06/20171925-0.9%Energy Sector Seems to Be Showing Signs of Life
McDonald’sMcDonald’s
(NYE:MCD)
2.4%$3.7606/01/2017197626.7%McDonald’s, Burger King, KFC Ice Found to Contain Fecal Matter in UK
MedtronicMedtronic
(NYE:MDT)
2.1%$1.8407/05/2017197720.3%The 3 Best Healthcare ETFs You Can Buy
NucorNucor
(NYE:NUE)
2.5%$1.5106/28/201719730.7%3 Big Stock Charts for Thursday: Nucor Corporation (NUE), General Electric Company (GE) and Honeywell International Inc. (HON)
PepsiCoPepsiCo
(NYE:PEP)
2.8%$3.2208/30/2017195210.4%PepsiCo, Inc. (PEP) Posts Q2 Earnings Beat
PPG IndustriesPPG Industries
(NYE:PPG)
1.7%$1.8008/08/2017189912.6%Ex-Dividend Reminders Include PPG Industries, Inc. (PPG)
Procter & GambleProcter & Gamble
(NYE:PG)
3.1%$2.7607/19/201718915.4%Procter & Gamble Co (PG) Proxy Fight: 10 Things to Know
Sherwin-WilliamsSherwin-Williams
(NYE:SHW)
1%$3.4008/16/2017197930.5%Sherwin-Williams Co (SHW) Shares Sink on Profit Miss, Weak Outlook
Stanley Black & DeckerStanley Black & Decker
(NYE:SWK)
1.7%$2.5208/30/2017187727.9%Sears Holdings Corp (SHLD) Stock Is the Great Con of 2017
SyscoSysco
(NYE:SYY)
2.6%$1.3207/05/20171970-8.2%Why Bed Bath & Beyond Inc. (BBBY), Home Depot Inc (HD) and Sysco Corporation (SYY) Are 3 of Today’s Worst Stocks
T. Rowe PriceT. Rowe Price
(NGS:TROW)
2.8%$2.2806/13/201719867.7%3 Top-Tier T. Rowe Price Funds to Buy Today
TargetTarget
(NYE:TGT)
4.5%$2.4808/14/20171965-24.4%Target Corporation (TGT) Stock Just Earned a Spot Back on Your Watchlist
UGIUGI
(NYE:UGI)
2%$1.0006/13/201718858.8%5 Bulletproof Dividend Stocks That Yield at Least 5% (T, LSI, BX, EOS, APU)
Universal Health Realty TrustUniversal Health Realty Trust
(NYE:UHT)
3.2%$2.6406/15/2017198726.7%5 Consistent Dividend Payers Raising Distributions
V.F. CorporationV.F. Corporation
(NYE:VFC)
2.9%$1.6806/07/201719418.2%3 Dividend Aristocrats With the Highest Growth Rates
W.W. GraingerW.W. Grainger
(NYE:GWW)
3.1%$5.1205/04/20171965-28.5%Why CSX Corporation (CSX), W W Grainger Inc (GWW) and United Continental Holdings Inc (UAL) Are 3 of Today’s Worst Stocks
WalmartWalmart
(NYE:WMT)
2.7%$2.0408/09/2017197310%Walmart Apologizes for ‘N-Word’ on Website Product Listing
COMPANY DIVIDEND YIELD ANNUAL DIV RATE EX-DIV DATE DIVIDENDS PAID SINCE YTD RETURN RECENT NEWS

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