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)
2.4%$3.4208/20/201419162.7%Invest in Dividend Stocks for Retirement Planning
Abbott LaboratoriesAbbott Laboratories
(NYE:ABT)
2.1%$0.8807/11/2014192610.5%Biggest Movers in Healthcare Stocks Now – CNC WCG ABT QCOR
AFLACAFLAC
(NYE:AFL)
2.4%$1.4808/18/20141973-8.3%Biggest Movers in Financial Stocks Now – NBG MTG PVD ASPS
Air Products & ChemicalsAir Products & Chemicals
(NYE:APD)
2.3%$3.0809/29/2014195419.3%Biggest Movers in Basic Materials Stocks Now – PAAS AEM WDFC GG
Archer Daniels MidlandArcher Daniels Midland
(NYE:ADM)
1.9%$0.9608/19/2014192714.6%Biggest Movers in Consumer Noncyclical Stocks Now – POST REV DEO BGS
AT&TAT&T
(NYE:T)
5.3%$1.8407/08/20141984-1.2%5 High-Dividend Blue-Chip Stocks to Buy
Atmos EnergyAtmos Energy
(NYE:ATO)
2.9%$1.4808/21/2014198410.7%Hottest Utilities Stocks Now – ABY EXLP NRG CPN
Automatic Data ProcessingAutomatic Data Processing
(NGS:ADP)
2.3%$1.9209/10/201419743.3%Hottest Services Stocks Now – RAD PIR MGM CHL
Becton, Dickinson & CoBecton, Dickinson & Co
(NYE:BDX)
1.9%$2.1809/05/201419265.4%Hottest Healthcare Stocks Now – CFN PCRX BCR IDXX
Bemis CompanyBemis Company
(NYE:BMS)
2.7%$1.0808/15/20141922-1.5%Biggest Movers in Basic Materials Stocks Now – GLT GEF.B KWR SMG
Brown-FormanBrown-Forman
(NYE:BF.B)
1.3%$1.1609/04/2014196021.1%Biggest Movers in Consumer Noncyclical Stocks Now – POST REV DEO BGS
C.R. BardC.R. Bard
(NYE:BCR)
0.6%$0.8807/17/2014196010.2%5 Stocks With Superb Earnings Momentum — KNSY REGI BELFB STV BCR
Cardinal HealthCardinal Health
(NYE:CAH)
1.9%$1.3709/29/201419839.7%Biggest Movers in Healthcare Stocks Now – LGND PODD MDCO CNMD
ChevronChevron
(NYE:CVX)
3.3%$4.2808/15/201419123.1%Top 3 ‘Surprising’ Dividend Stocks
Chubb CorporationChubb Corporation
(NYE:CB)
2.2%$2.0006/25/20141902-5.4%Invest in Dividend Stocks for Retirement Planning
Cincinnati FinancialCincinnati Financial
(NGS:CINF)
3.6%$1.7609/15/20141954-7.9%10 Insurance Stocks to Sell Now
CintasCintas
(NGS:CTAS)
1.2%$0.7711/06/2013198410.6%Hottest Services Stocks Now – SVU LGF SNI AMCX
CloroxClorox
(NYE:CLX)
3.3%$2.9607/21/20141968-4.4%Hottest Consumer Noncyclical Stocks Now – WWAV HAIN IBA TSN
Coca-ColaCoca-Cola
(NYE:KO)
2.9%$1.2209/11/201418930.8%Hottest Consumer Noncyclical Stocks Now – GMCR AKO.B ANDE BGS
Colgate-PalmoliveColgate-Palmolive
(NYE:CL)
2.2%$1.4407/16/20141895-1.1%Hottest Consumer Noncyclical Stocks Now – CCU HRL CPB ANDE
Consolidated EdisonConsolidated Edison
(NYE:ED)
4.4%$2.5208/11/201418854.4%Biggest Movers in Utilities Stocks Now – CMS DTE GXP TAC
Dover CorporationDover Corporation
(NYE:DOV)
1.8%$1.6008/27/20141947-8.7%Hottest Basic Materials Stocks Now – GEF HL PAAS KGC
EcolabEcolab
(NYE:ECL)
1%$1.1009/12/201419369.7%Hottest Consumer Noncyclical Stocks Now – REV AKO.B GMCR AVP
Emerson ElectricEmerson Electric
(NYE:EMR)
2.7%$1.7208/13/20141947-8.4%Biggest Movers in Technology Stocks Now – ATHN MDSO QLIK FNSR
ExxonMobilExxonMobil
(NYE:XOM)
2.8%$2.7608/11/20141882-1.6%Top 3 ‘Surprising’ Dividend Stocks
Family DollarFamily Dollar
(NYE:FDO)
1.6%$1.2406/11/2014197622.9%DG Stock – Dollar General Earnings Don’t Disappoint
Franklin ResourcesFranklin Resources
(NYE:BEN)
0.9%$0.4806/26/20141981-2.7%5 Lagging Dependable Dividend Stocks
Genuine PartsGenuine Parts
(NYE:GPC)
2.6%$2.3009/03/201419485.1%Biggest Movers in Consumer Cyclical Stocks Now – LZB SCSS HNI DORM
HCPHCP
(NYE:HCP)
5.1%$2.1808/07/2014198518.7%5 High-Dividend Blue-Chip Stocks to Buy
HormelHormel
(NYE:HRL)
1.6%$0.8007/17/2014192812.1%Hottest Consumer Noncyclical Stocks Now – CCU HRL CPB ANDE
Illinois Tool WorksIllinois Tool Works
(NYE:ITW)
2.2%$1.9409/26/201419334.7%Biggest Movers in Consumer Cyclical Stocks Now – RUSHB GT GIII RUSHA
Johnson & JohnsonJohnson & Johnson
(NYE:JNJ)
2.7%$2.8008/22/2014194412.4%4 Professions Vulnerable to Job-Killing Robots
Kimberly-ClarkKimberly-Clark
(NYE:KMB)
3.1%$3.3609/03/201419353.5%Hottest Consumer Noncyclical Stocks Now – CCU HRL CPB ANDE
Leggett & PlattLeggett & Platt
(NYE:LEG)
3.6%$1.2409/11/2014193912.5%Hottest Consumer Cyclical Stocks Now – DORM DAN COLM LEG
Lowe’sLowe’s
(NYE:LOW)
1.8%$0.9210/20/201419616%Stock Showdown: HD Stock vs. LOW Stock
McCormick & CoMcCormick & Co
(NYE:MKC)
2.1%$1.4807/02/201419250.8%Biggest Movers in Consumer Noncyclical Stocks Now – ANDE VGR DPS MKC
McDonald’sMcDonald’s
(NYE:MCD)
3.4%$3.2408/28/20141976-3%Mobile App Install Ads – A Strength Turned Weakness for FB Stock?
MedtronicMedtronic
(NYE:MDT)
1.9%$1.2210/01/2014197710%3 Medical Devices Stocks to Buy Now
NucorNucor
(NYE:NUE)
2.7%$1.4806/26/201419731.1%Hottest Basic Materials Stocks Now – AKS KS WLK NUE
PepsiCoPepsiCo
(NYE:PEP)
2.9%$2.6609/03/2014195211.6%Hottest Consumer Noncyclical Stocks Now – GMCR AKO.B ANDE BGS
PPG IndustriesPPG Industries
(NYE:PPG)
1.3%$2.6808/07/201418998.3%Biggest Movers in Basic Materials Stocks Now – GGB BAK GPRE PKX
Procter & GambleProcter & Gamble
(NYE:PG)
3.1%$2.5707/16/201418912%Biggest Movers in Consumer Noncyclical Stocks Now – GMK NWL UN PG
Sherwin-WilliamsSherwin-Williams
(NYE:SHW)
1%$2.2008/13/2014197918.9%Biggest Movers in Basic Materials Stocks Now – KALU ASH HMY SHI
Sigma-AldrichSigma-Aldrich
(NGS:SIAL)
0.9%$0.9208/27/2014197010.3%Hottest Basic Materials Stocks Now – SIAL GPK SMG FOE
Stanley Black & DeckerStanley Black & Decker
(NYE:SWK)
2.3%$2.0809/03/2014187712.5%5 Machinery Stocks to Sell Now
SyscoSysco
(NYE:SYY)
3.1%$1.1610/01/201419704.7%Whoa! Sysco Stored Raw Meat, Chicken and Dairy in Unrefrigerated Sheds
T. Rowe PriceT. Rowe Price
(NGS:TROW)
2.2%$1.7609/11/20141986-3.5%Biggest Movers in Financial Stocks Now – BR FII BAP KEY
TargetTarget
(NYE:TGT)
3.4%$2.0808/18/20141965-4.6%3 Retail Stocks That Can Bounce Off the Ropes
UGIUGI
(NYE:UGI)
1.7%$0.8709/11/2014188527.2%Biggest Movers in Utilities Stocks Now – KEP ABY EBR CPL
Universal Health Realty TrustUniversal Health Realty Trust
(NYE:UHT)
5.7%$2.5206/19/2014198710.2%5 Reasons I Own So Many Individual Dividend Paying Stocks
V.F. CorporationV.F. Corporation
(NYE:VFC)
1.6%$1.0509/05/201419412.4%3 Fashion and Apparel Stocks to Buy Now
W.W. GraingerW.W. Grainger
(NYE:GWW)
1.8%$4.3208/07/20141965-3.9%Biggest Movers in Consumer Cyclical Stocks Now – THRM TSLA SKX MOV
WalgreenWalgreen
(NYE:WAG)
2.2%$1.3508/19/201419335.3%Rite Aid’s Future Is Bright — Buy RAD Stock
WalmartWalmart
(NYE:WMT)
2.5%$1.9212/03/20141973-3.5%3 Retail Stocks That Can Bounce Off the Ropes
COMPANY DIVIDEND YIELD ANNUAL DIV RATE EX-DIV DATE DIVIDENDS PAID SINCE YTD RETURN RECENT NEWS

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