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)
2.6%$4.1005/20/20151916-2.9%Options Baby Steps: 3 Blue-Chip Covered Calls
Abbott LaboratoriesAbbott Laboratories
(NYE:ABT)
2%$0.9604/13/201519268%Biggest Movers in Healthcare Stocks Now – IRWD CNMD ABT RGEN
AFLACAFLAC
(NYE:AFL)
2.5%$1.5605/18/201519731.1%Aflac Incorporated: Only Buy AFL Stock on Weakness
Air Products & ChemicalsAir Products & Chemicals
(NYE:APD)
2.2%$3.2406/29/201519541.3%Biggest Movers in Basic Materials Stocks Now – FUL AEM AUY EGO
Archer Daniels MidlandArcher Daniels Midland
(NYE:ADM)
2.1%$1.1205/19/201519270.3%Biggest Movers in Consumer Noncyclical Stocks Now – CPB COKE DF HLF
AT&TAT&T
(NYE:T)
5.4%$1.8804/08/201519843.2%Comcast Stock Surrounded by Too Much Static (CMCSA)
Atmos EnergyAtmos Energy
(NYE:ATO)
2.9%$1.5605/21/20151984-4.6%Hottest Utilities Stocks Now – NGG TRP CMLP OKE
Automatic Data ProcessingAutomatic Data Processing
(NGS:ADP)
2.3%$1.9606/10/201519742.5%5 Stocks With Charts That Scream ‘Buy!’
Becton, Dickinson & CoBecton, Dickinson & Co
(NYE:BDX)
1.7%$2.4006/05/201519260.8%7 Medical Devices Stocks to Buy Now
Bemis CompanyBemis Company
(NYE:BMS)
2.4%$1.1205/15/201519222.8%Biggest Movers in Basic Materials Stocks Now – GPRE SHI TREX VEDL
Brown-FormanBrown-Forman
(NYE:BF.B)
1.3%$1.2606/01/201519607.3%Hottest Consumer Noncyclical Stocks Now – IBA AVP FMX BF.A
C.R. BardC.R. Bard
(NYE:BCR)
0.5%$0.8804/23/201519602.3%Hottest Healthcare Stocks Now – EBS ICUI BMY WCG
Cardinal HealthCardinal Health
(NYE:CAH)
1.8%$1.5506/29/201519838.5%7 Large-Cap Healthcare Stocks to Buy Now
ChevronChevron
(NYE:CVX)
4.1%$4.2805/15/20151912-7.9%3 Great Ways to Buy Energy Stocks
Chubb CorporationChubb Corporation
(NYE:CB)
2.3%$2.2803/11/20151902-5.9%Home Depot Heads 15 Dividend Stocks Increasing Payouts
Cincinnati FinancialCincinnati Financial
(NGS:CINF)
3.6%$1.8406/15/20151954-2.6%3 Retirement Stocks Paying More Than Just Dividends
CintasCintas
(NGS:CTAS)
1%$0.8511/05/201419849.4%Biggest Movers in Services Stocks Now – OIBR VIPS OCR RAD
CloroxClorox
(NYE:CLX)
2.8%$3.0807/20/201519684.6%5 Best Sectors to Watch This Week
Coca-ColaCoca-Cola
(NYE:KO)
3.2%$1.3206/11/20151893-2.9%10 ‘Safe’ Stocks to Buy Before a Pullback Begins
Colgate-PalmoliveColgate-Palmolive
(NYE:CL)
2.3%$1.5204/21/20151895-2.9%Biggest Movers in Consumer Noncyclical Stocks Now – POST TSN EL KOF
Consolidated EdisonConsolidated Edison
(NYE:ED)
4.3%$2.6005/18/20151885-7.5%Biggest Movers in Utilities Stocks Now – CQP WGL WES XEL
Dover CorporationDover Corporation
(NYE:DOV)
2.1%$1.6005/27/201519477.1%9 Machinery Stocks to Sell Now
EcolabEcolab
(NYE:ECL)
1.2%$1.3206/12/201519368.9%Hottest Consumer Noncyclical Stocks Now – VCO REV OC IPAR
Emerson ElectricEmerson Electric
(NYE:EMR)
3.1%$1.8805/13/20151947-1.5%Biggest Movers in Technology Stocks Now – YOKU TSL QSII CRM
ExxonMobilExxonMobil
(NYE:XOM)
3.4%$2.9205/11/20151882-7.7%3 Great Ways to Buy Energy Stocks
Family DollarFamily Dollar
(NYE:FDO)
1.6%$1.2409/11/20141976-1.8%Dollar Tree to Family Dollar: Enough Is Enough!
Franklin ResourcesFranklin Resources
(NYE:BEN)
1.2%$0.6003/27/20151981-8%Hottest Financial Stocks Now – NBG DNP FNF NMR
Genuine PartsGenuine Parts
(NYE:GPC)
2.7%$2.4606/03/20151948-13.1%Biggest Movers in Consumer Cyclical Stocks Now – F CTB PVH RGR
HCPHCP
(NYE:HCP)
5.8%$2.2605/07/20151985-11.2%HCP Stock Tanks Despite Earnings Beat
HormelHormel
(NYE:HRL)
1.8%$1.0007/16/201519288.7%Biggest Movers in Consumer Noncyclical Stocks Now – CPB COKE DF HLF
Illinois Tool WorksIllinois Tool Works
(NYE:ITW)
2%$1.9406/26/201519330.7%Hottest Consumer Cyclical Stocks Now – NTK NAV AXL WSM
Johnson & JohnsonJohnson & Johnson
(NYE:JNJ)
3%$3.0005/21/20151944-3.6%Biggest Movers in Healthcare Stocks Now – MNTA ALXN ARRY IPXL
Kimberly-ClarkKimberly-Clark
(NYE:KMB)
3.2%$3.5206/03/20151935-4.9%Hottest Consumer Noncyclical Stocks Now – GMK COKE MDLZ NUS
Leggett & PlattLeggett & Platt
(NYE:LEG)
2.6%$1.2406/11/2015193910%Biggest Movers in Consumer Cyclical Stocks Now – F CTB PVH RGR
Lowe’sLowe’s
(NYE:LOW)
1.3%$0.9204/20/201519611.1%LOW: Don’t Knock Lowe’s for Lagging Behind Home Depot
McCormick & CoMcCormick & Co
(NYE:MKC)
2%$1.6004/01/201519255.5%Biggest Movers in Consumer Noncyclical Stocks Now – POST ADM HRL HSY
McDonald’sMcDonald’s
(NYE:MCD)
3.5%$3.4005/28/201519765.1%Taco Bell, Pizza Hut to Cut Artificial Flavors, Colors From Menu
MedtronicMedtronic
(NYE:MDT)
1.6%$1.2203/26/201519776.1%IBM Earnings: New Initiatives Plagued by Legacy Leeches
NucorNucor
(NYE:NUE)
3.2%$1.4903/27/20151973-3.8%Biggest Movers in Basic Materials Stocks Now – X STLD CMC FBR
PepsiCoPepsiCo
(NYE:PEP)
2.9%$2.8106/03/201519521.3%Hottest Consumer Noncyclical Stocks Now – PPC SAFM MJN INGR
PPG IndustriesPPG Industries
(NYE:PPG)
1.3%$2.8805/07/20151899-1.9%7 Best Dividend Stocks Paying Investors for 100 Years or More
Procter & GambleProcter & Gamble
(NYE:PG)
3.4%$2.6504/23/20151891-13.1%Hottest Consumer Noncyclical Stocks Now – PPC GMCR NUS USNA
Sherwin-WilliamsSherwin-Williams
(NYE:SHW)
0.9%$2.6805/13/201519798.9%Sherwin-Williams – Buy SHW Stock for Profits, Protection
Sigma-AldrichSigma-Aldrich
(NGS:SIAL)
0.7%$0.9205/28/201519701.4%Biggest Movers in Basic Materials Stocks Now – SIM VALE TX TNH
Stanley Black & DeckerStanley Black & Decker
(NYE:SWK)
2%$2.0806/01/201518776.6%Biggest Movers in Consumer Cyclical Stocks Now – DORM OXM ALV NTK
SyscoSysco
(NYE:SYY)
3.2%$1.2006/30/20151970-5.6%Hottest Services Stocks Now – RRGB ASNA TJX BLDR
T. Rowe PriceT. Rowe Price
(NGS:TROW)
2.6%$2.0806/11/20151986-6%Biggest Movers in Financial Stocks Now – CACC FIG TROW JNS
TargetTarget
(NYE:TGT)
2.6%$2.0805/18/201519654.2%Big-Box Brawl: Walmart Stock (WMT) vs. Target Stock (TGT)
UGIUGI
(NYE:UGI)
2.5%$0.9106/11/20151885-3.7%Biggest Movers in Utilities Stocks Now – ETP BWP ALE ETE
Universal Health Realty TrustUniversal Health Realty Trust
(NYE:UHT)
5.3%$2.5203/13/20151987-1.1%7 Small Caps That Promise Big Returns
V.F. CorporationV.F. Corporation
(NYE:VFC)
1.8%$1.2806/05/20151941-7.1%Biggest Movers in Consumer Cyclical Stocks Now – TSLA SNE LEA CRC
W.W. GraingerW.W. Grainger
(NYE:GWW)
1.9%$4.6805/07/20151965-3.9%Hottest Consumer Cyclical Stocks Now – RL ICON HELE KORS
WalmartWalmart
(NYE:WMT)
2.6%$1.9608/05/20151973-12.8%Big-Box Brawl: Walmart Stock (WMT) vs. Target Stock (TGT)
COMPANY DIVIDEND YIELD ANNUAL DIV RATE EX-DIV DATE DIVIDENDS PAID SINCE YTD RETURN RECENT NEWS

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