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%$3.4202/12/20141916-2.6%Hottest Capital Goods Stocks Now – DHI TKR PHM CAT
Abbott LaboratoriesAbbott Laboratories
(NYE:ABT)
2.3%$0.8804/11/201419260.3%Biggest Movers in Healthcare Stocks Now – NVDQ ARIA AUXL CBST
AFLACAFLAC
(NYE:AFL)
2.4%$1.4802/12/20141973-6.9%Concerned About The Big Selloff? Here’s 72 Actions to Take
Air Products & ChemicalsAir Products & Chemicals
(NYE:APD)
2.6%$3.0803/28/201419546%70 Trades To Make Now That Rates May Rise
Archer Daniels MidlandArcher Daniels Midland
(NYE:ADM)
2.2%$0.9602/18/201419272.8%Biggest Movers in Consumer Noncyclical Stocks Now – OC USNA THS ANDE
AT&TAT&T
(NYE:T)
5.3%$1.8404/08/20141984-1.9%VZ: Verizon Stock Sinks on Earnings Miss
Atmos EnergyAtmos Energy
(NYE:ATO)
2.9%$1.4802/20/2014198411.8%Biggest Movers in Utilities Stocks Now – TRP GXP SO NRG
Automatic Data ProcessingAutomatic Data Processing
(NGS:ADP)
2.5%$1.9206/11/20141974-5.2%Hottest Services Stocks Now – RAD PIR MGM CHL
Becton, Dickinson & CoBecton, Dickinson & Co
(NYE:BDX)
1.9%$2.1803/06/201419263.2%Hottest Healthcare Stocks Now – LCI LGND AGN ACT
Bemis CompanyBemis Company
(NYE:BMS)
2.6%$1.0411/15/20131922-0.8%Hottest Basic Materials Stocks Now – WY NUE KAMN CCJ
Brown-FormanBrown-Forman
(NYE:BF.B)
1.3%$1.1603/05/2014196017.2%Biggest Movers in Consumer Noncyclical Stocks Now – AKO.A SBUX USNA PPC
C.R. BardC.R. Bard
(NYE:BCR)
0.6%$0.8404/24/201419601.7%Hottest Healthcare Stocks Now – GILD THC HCA CYH
Cardinal HealthCardinal Health
(NYE:CAH)
1.8%$1.2103/28/201419832.7%4 Health Care Provider Stocks to Buy Now
ChevronChevron
(NYE:CVX)
3.2%$4.0002/12/20141912-0.5%15 Oil and Gas Stocks to Sell Now
Chubb CorporationChubb Corporation
(NYE:CB)
2.2%$2.0003/12/20141902-5.1%Biggest Movers in Financial Stocks Now – ITUB AHL PRA BBD
Cincinnati FinancialCincinnati Financial
(NGS:CINF)
3.5%$1.7603/17/20141954-5.1%10 Insurance Stocks to Sell Now
CintasCintas
(NGS:CTAS)
1.3%$0.7711/06/20131984-2.6%Bernanke Boosts the Dow — Wednesday’s IP Market Recap
CloroxClorox
(NYE:CLX)
3.2%$2.8404/21/20141968-3.9%Biggest Movers in Consumer Noncyclical Stocks Now – REV NUS BGS SAFM
Coca-ColaCoca-Cola
(NYE:KO)
3%$1.2206/12/20141893-1.5%KO: Supreme Court to Decide If Coca-Cola Pomegranate Juice Labels Are Misleading
Colgate-PalmoliveColgate-Palmolive
(NYE:CL)
2.2%$1.4404/17/201418951.9%Biggest Movers in Consumer Noncyclical Stocks Now – MJN SAM LO IBA
Consolidated EdisonConsolidated Edison
(NYE:ED)
4.4%$2.5205/12/201418853%Hottest Utilities Stocks Now – HNP GAS CIG EBR
Dover CorporationDover Corporation
(NYE:DOV)
1.7%$1.5003/12/20141947-10.7%Hottest Basic Materials Stocks Now – AEM PPG SHW NGD
EcolabEcolab
(NYE:ECL)
1%$1.1003/07/201419361.7%Hottest Consumer Noncyclical Stocks Now – RDEN AVP IPAR SBUX
Emerson ElectricEmerson Electric
(NYE:EMR)
2.5%$1.7202/12/20141947-1%40 Technology Stock Trades to Make Right Away
ExxonMobilExxonMobil
(NYE:XOM)
2.5%$2.5202/06/20141882-1.2%Why Retirement Investors Should Always Hold Energy Stocks
Family DollarFamily Dollar
(NYE:FDO)
2.2%$1.2403/12/20141976-12.2%FDO Stock: Family Dollar Misses Again, Blames Old Man Winter
Franklin ResourcesFranklin Resources
(NYE:BEN)
0.9%$0.4803/27/20141981-6.7%5 Lagging Dependable Dividend Stocks
Genuine PartsGenuine Parts
(NYE:GPC)
2.7%$2.3003/05/201419483.7%Biggest Movers in Consumer Cyclical Stocks Now – DW UA KNM GPC
HCPHCP
(NYE:HCP)
5.3%$2.1802/06/2014198512.6%Stocks to Buy: 5 Unsexy Stocks You Can’t Live Without
HormelHormel
(NYE:HRL)
1.7%$0.8004/16/201419285.4%Hottest Consumer Noncyclical Stocks Now – RDEN AVP IPAR SBUX
Illinois Tool WorksIllinois Tool Works
(NYE:ITW)
2%$1.6803/27/201419331.8%Biggest Movers in Consumer Cyclical Stocks Now – DW UA KNM GPC
Johnson & JohnsonJohnson & Johnson
(NYE:JNJ)
2.8%$2.8005/22/201419449.1%Dividend Stock Investors: Beware the Risk of Being Cocky
Kimberly-ClarkKimberly-Clark
(NYE:KMB)
3.1%$3.3603/05/201419354.4%Hottest Consumer Noncyclical Stocks Now – AKO.A NWL THS K
Leggett & PlattLeggett & Platt
(NYE:LEG)
3.6%$1.2003/12/201419399%Hottest Consumer Cyclical Stocks Now – NTK KNM ITW DAN
Lowe’sLowe’s
(NYE:LOW)
1.5%$0.7204/21/20141961-4.8%Hottest Services Stocks Now – CAB WYNN MTN WYN
McCormick & CoMcCormick & Co
(NYE:MKC)
2.1%$1.4804/03/201419253.4%Hottest Consumer Noncyclical Stocks Now – RDEN AVP IPAR SBUX
McDonald’sMcDonald’s
(NYE:MCD)
3.2%$3.2402/27/201419762.9%Ronald McDonald Gets a Makeover
MedtronicMedtronic
(NYE:MDT)
1.9%$1.1204/02/201419771.7%3 Medical Devices Stocks to Buy Now
NucorNucor
(NYE:NUE)
2.9%$1.4803/27/20141973-3.5%Hottest Basic Materials Stocks Now – SIAL GPK SMG FOE
PepsiCoPepsiCo
(NYE:PEP)
2.7%$2.2712/04/201319523.1%Hottest Consumer Noncyclical Stocks Now – AKO.A NWL THS K
PPG IndustriesPPG Industries
(NYE:PPG)
1.4%$2.6805/08/201418992.6%Hottest Basic Materials Stocks Now – MRC GG POT RAVN
Procter & GambleProcter & Gamble
(NYE:PG)
3.2%$2.5704/23/20141891-0.3%Hottest Consumer Noncyclical Stocks Now – RDEN AVP IPAR SBUX
Sherwin-WilliamsSherwin-Williams
(NYE:SHW)
1.1%$2.2005/14/201419799.6%Hottest Basic Materials Stocks Now – AEM PPG SHW NGD
Sigma-AldrichSigma-Aldrich
(NGS:SIAL)
1%$0.9202/26/201419700.8%Hottest Basic Materials Stocks Now – SIAL GPK SMG FOE
Stanley Black & DeckerStanley Black & Decker
(NYE:SWK)
2.3%$2.0006/02/201418776%Biggest Movers in Consumer Cyclical Stocks Now – SWK KNM GM CTB
SyscoSysco
(NYE:SYY)
3.2%$1.1604/02/201419700.8%SYY: Sysco Stock Best Left Out of Your Portfolio Basket
T. Rowe PriceT. Rowe Price
(NGS:TROW)
2.2%$1.7606/11/20141986-2.3%Biggest Movers in Financial Stocks Now – FAF AET CSH ETFC
TargetTarget
(NYE:TGT)
2.8%$1.7205/19/20141965-2.9%AMZN: Amazon Stock Has a Big, Boring Problem
UGIUGI
(NYE:UGI)
2.4%$1.1303/12/2014188511.5%Biggest Movers in Utilities Stocks Now – MDU CVA OGE UIL
Universal Health Realty TrustUniversal Health Realty Trust
(NYE:UHT)
5.9%$2.5003/13/201419875.3%5 Reasons I Own So Many Individual Dividend Paying Stocks
V.F. CorporationV.F. Corporation
(NYE:VFC)
1.7%$1.0503/06/20141941-3.6%3 Fashion and Apparel Stocks to Buy Now
W.W. GraingerW.W. Grainger
(NYE:GWW)
1.5%$3.7202/06/20141965-1.1%Hottest Consumer Cyclical Stocks Now – FDML NTK BYI MOV
WalgreenWalgreen
(NYE:WAG)
1.9%$1.2605/19/2014193317.4%Katherine Heigl Sues Drugstore Chain for $6M Over Tweet
WalmartWalmart
(NYE:WMT)
2.5%$1.9205/07/20141973-0.5%AMZN: Amazon Stock Has a Big, Boring Problem
COMPANY DIVIDEND YIELD ANNUAL DIV RATE EX-DIV DATE DIVIDENDS PAID SINCE YTD RETURN RECENT NEWS

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