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%$4.1002/11/201519161.7%3M Stock – Count On MMM for a Strong Dividend Yield
Abbott LaboratoriesAbbott Laboratories
(NYE:ABT)
2%$0.9604/13/201519264.4%3M Stock – Count On MMM for a Strong Dividend Yield
AFLACAFLAC
(NYE:AFL)
2.5%$1.5602/12/201519732.1%Biggest Movers in Financial Stocks Now – AFL AJG ETFC BBVA
Air Products & ChemicalsAir Products & Chemicals
(NYE:APD)
2%$3.0812/30/201419547.3%Biggest Movers in Basic Materials Stocks Now – IPI CCC NG ABX
Archer Daniels MidlandArcher Daniels Midland
(NYE:ADM)
2.4%$1.1202/12/20151927-9.5%Biggest Movers in Consumer Noncyclical Stocks Now – CAG WWAV AVP GMK
AT&TAT&T
(NYE:T)
5.5%$1.8801/07/201519841.2%3 Low-Risk Dividend Stocks to Buy
Atmos EnergyAtmos Energy
(NYE:ATO)
2.9%$1.5602/19/20151984-4.7%Biggest Movers in Utilities Stocks Now – ATO AES BIP NRG
Automatic Data ProcessingAutomatic Data Processing
(NGS:ADP)
2.3%$1.9603/11/201519743.8%Hottest Services Stocks Now – OIBR DWA NSR TEO
Becton, Dickinson & CoBecton, Dickinson & Co
(NYE:BDX)
1.6%$2.4003/06/201519266.6%6 Medical Devices Stocks to Buy Now
Bemis CompanyBemis Company
(NYE:BMS)
2.3%$1.1202/13/201519226.7%Biggest Movers in Basic Materials Stocks Now – KS SID SNHY TX
Brown-FormanBrown-Forman
(NYE:BF.B)
1.4%$1.2603/06/201519602.9%Biggest Movers in Consumer Noncyclical Stocks Now – PPC CLX K FIZZ
C.R. BardC.R. Bard
(NYE:BCR)
0.5%$0.8801/22/201519600.6%Hottest Healthcare Stocks Now – MACK LUX ALNY SGMO
Cardinal HealthCardinal Health
(NYE:CAH)
1.5%$1.3703/30/2015198310.3%Hottest Healthcare Stocks Now – ARNA ZIOP INCY CLVS
ChevronChevron
(NYE:CVX)
4.1%$4.2802/12/20151912-6.3%The Best Ways to Play Oil Right Now
Chubb CorporationChubb Corporation
(NYE:CB)
2.3%$2.2803/11/20151902-3.2%Home Depot Heads 15 Dividend Stocks Increasing Payouts
Cincinnati FinancialCincinnati Financial
(NGS:CINF)
3.5%$1.8403/16/201519541%12 Insurance Stocks to Buy Now
CintasCintas
(NGS:CTAS)
1%$0.8511/05/201419846.8%Biggest Movers in Services Stocks Now – PIR KMX CTAS MSG
CloroxClorox
(NYE:CLX)
2.7%$2.9604/20/201519685.5%Biggest Movers in Consumer Noncyclical Stocks Now – PPC CLX K FIZZ
Coca-ColaCoca-Cola
(NYE:KO)
3.1%$1.3203/12/201518930.7%Hottest Consumer Noncyclical Stocks Now – AKO.A SEB HLF UVV
Colgate-PalmoliveColgate-Palmolive
(NYE:CL)
2.2%$1.5204/21/201518952.2%5 Overvalued Consumer Staples Stocks to Sell NOW
Consolidated EdisonConsolidated Edison
(NYE:ED)
4.2%$2.6002/13/20151885-6.3%Hottest Utilities Stocks Now – LNG CIG TERP DYN
Dover CorporationDover Corporation
(NYE:DOV)
2.2%$1.6002/25/20151947-0.1%9 Machinery Stocks to Sell Now
EcolabEcolab
(NYE:ECL)
1.1%$1.3203/06/2015193611.2%Biggest Movers in Consumer Noncyclical Stocks Now – PPC CLX K FIZZ
Emerson ElectricEmerson Electric
(NYE:EMR)
3.3%$1.8802/11/20151947-6.4%4 Electrical Equipment Stocks to Sell Now
ExxonMobilExxonMobil
(NYE:XOM)
3.2%$2.7602/06/20151882-5.7%The Best Ways to Play Oil Right Now
Family DollarFamily Dollar
(NYE:FDO)
1.6%$1.2409/11/20141976-0.8%Dollar Tree to Family Dollar: Enough Is Enough!
Franklin ResourcesFranklin Resources
(NYE:BEN)
1.1%$0.6012/29/20141981-3.7%10 Must-See Stock Charts for March
Genuine PartsGenuine Parts
(NYE:GPC)
2.6%$2.4603/04/20151948-11.8%Biggest Movers in Consumer Cyclical Stocks Now – IRBT SCSS AXL GPC
HCPHCP
(NYE:HCP)
5.4%$2.2602/05/20151985-5.1%6 Dividend Stocks to Buy With Strong Sales, Earnings
HormelHormel
(NYE:HRL)
1.7%$1.0001/15/2015192811.2%Hottest Consumer Noncyclical Stocks Now – AVP NUS HLF VGR
Illinois Tool WorksIllinois Tool Works
(NYE:ITW)
2%$1.9403/27/201519333.7%Biggest Movers in Consumer Cyclical Stocks Now – IRBT SCSS AXL GPC
Johnson & JohnsonJohnson & Johnson
(NYE:JNJ)
2.8%$2.8002/20/20151944-2.8%6 Dividend Stocks to Buy With Strong Sales, Earnings
Kimberly-ClarkKimberly-Clark
(NYE:KMB)
3.2%$3.5203/04/20151935-6.2%Biggest Movers in Consumer Noncyclical Stocks Now – CAG WWAV AVP GMK
Leggett & PlattLeggett & Platt
(NYE:LEG)
2.7%$1.2403/11/201519396.5%Hottest Consumer Cyclical Stocks Now – HAR FSS DAN CTB
Lowe’sLowe’s
(NYE:LOW)
1.2%$0.9201/16/201519617.6%Lowe’s Stock – Buy LOW With Spring Around the Corner
McCormick & CoMcCormick & Co
(NYE:MKC)
2.1%$1.6012/29/201419250.7%Hottest Consumer Noncyclical Stocks Now – AVP MNST UNFI AGRO
McDonald’sMcDonald’s
(NYE:MCD)
3.4%$3.4002/26/201519767%McDonald’s to Make Big Changes Regarding Antibiotics in Its Chicken
MedtronicMedtronic
(NYE:MDT)
1.6%$1.2203/26/201519778.3%3 Biotech Stocks Worth Your Money
NucorNucor
(NYE:NUE)
3.1%$1.4903/27/20151973-3.3%Biggest Movers in Basic Materials Stocks Now – STLD KRO RS SCCO
PepsiCoPepsiCo
(NYE:PEP)
2.7%$2.6603/04/201519523%Hottest Consumer Noncyclical Stocks Now – AKO.A SEB HLF UVV
PPG IndustriesPPG Industries
(NYE:PPG)
1.1%$2.6802/18/201518991.8%2 Chemical Stocks to Buy as Oil Prices Fall
Procter & GambleProcter & Gamble
(NYE:PG)
3.1%$2.5701/21/20151891-7.4%Hottest Consumer Noncyclical Stocks Now – AKO.A SEB HLF UVV
Sherwin-WilliamsSherwin-Williams
(NYE:SHW)
0.9%$2.6802/26/201519798.7%Hottest Basic Materials Stocks Now – CENX CHMT IOSP HMY
Sigma-AldrichSigma-Aldrich
(NGS:SIAL)
0.7%$0.9202/25/201519700.6%Biggest Movers in Basic Materials Stocks Now – SIM VALE TX TNH
Stanley Black & DeckerStanley Black & Decker
(NYE:SWK)
2.1%$2.0803/02/201518771.3%Hottest Consumer Cyclical Stocks Now – SWK CRC GIII OSK
SyscoSysco
(NYE:SYY)
3.1%$1.2003/31/20151970-2.2%Biggest Movers in Services Stocks Now – AHS CRWN ANN Z
T. Rowe PriceT. Rowe Price
(NGS:TROW)
2.5%$2.0803/12/20151986-4%Hottest Financial Stocks Now – OCN ANAT GGAL SIGI
TargetTarget
(NYE:TGT)
2.7%$2.0802/13/201519652.4%Massive Target Layoffs: Retailer Plans Thousands of Job Cuts
UGIUGI
(NYE:UGI)
2.6%$0.8703/12/20151885-12.7%Biggest Movers in Utilities Stocks Now – EXLP CWT CPL
Universal Health Realty TrustUniversal Health Realty Trust
(NYE:UHT)
5%$2.5212/15/201419874.7%5 Reasons I Own So Many Individual Dividend Paying Stocks
V.F. CorporationV.F. Corporation
(NYE:VFC)
1.7%$1.2803/06/201519412.1%Hottest Consumer Cyclical Stocks Now – MGA HBI UA THRM
W.W. GraingerW.W. Grainger
(NYE:GWW)
1.8%$4.3202/05/20151965-7.4%Hottest Consumer Cyclical Stocks Now – RGR TTM DLPH WNC
WalmartWalmart
(NYE:WMT)
2.4%$1.9603/11/20151973-3.8%Forbes: 10 Richest People in the World 2015
COMPANY DIVIDEND YIELD ANNUAL DIV RATE EX-DIV DATE DIVIDENDS PAID SINCE YTD RETURN RECENT NEWS

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