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%$4.7002/15/201719162.5%3 Big Stock Charts for Tuesday: Nvidia Corporation (NVDA), 3M Co (MMM) and Goldman Sachs Group Inc (GS)
Abbott LaboratoriesAbbott Laboratories
(NYE:ABT)
2.4%$1.0604/11/2017192616.3%3 Dividend Aristocrats to Buy for Income and Growth
AFLACAFLAC
(NYE:AFL)
2.4%$1.7202/13/201719732.2%7 Dividend Growth Stocks on Sale Today
Air Products & ChemicalsAir Products & Chemicals
(NYE:APD)
2.7%$3.8003/30/20171954-1.6%14 Dividend Growth Stocks Rewarding Shareholders With a Raise
Archer Daniels MidlandArcher Daniels Midland
(NYE:ADM)
2.9%$1.2802/16/20171927-2.1%7 Dividend Stocks Rewarding Shareholders With a Raise
AT&TAT&T
(NYE:T)
4.6%$1.9201/06/20171984-2.5%3 Big Stock Charts for Friday: AT&T Inc. (T), Intel Corporation (INTC) and Starbucks Corporation (SBUX)
Atmos EnergyAtmos Energy
(NYE:ATO)
2.4%$1.8002/23/201719842.5%Ex-Dividend Reminders Include Aramark, Nordstrom, Inc. (ARMK, JWN)
Automatic Data ProcessingAutomatic Data Processing
(NGS:ADP)
2.3%$2.2803/08/20171974-3%Why Pitney Bowes Inc. (PBI), Sprint Corp (S) and Automatic Data Processing (ADP) Are 3 of Today’s Worst Stocks
Becton, Dickinson & CoBecton, Dickinson & Co
(NYE:BDX)
1.6%$2.9203/08/201719269.3%These 83 Blue Chip Stocks Are on the Move
Bemis CompanyBemis Company
(NYE:BMS)
2.5%$1.2002/16/201719221.7%7 Dividend Stocks Rewarding Shareholders With a Raise
Brown-FormanBrown-Forman
(NYE:BF.B)
1.5%$0.7303/02/201719607.3%6 Dividend Stocks Rewarding Shareholders with a Raise
C.R. BardC.R. Bard
(NYE:BCR)
0.4%$1.0401/19/201719607.9%8 Health Care Equipment & Supplies Stocks to Buy Now
Cardinal HealthCardinal Health
(NYE:CAH)
2.2%$1.8003/30/2017198312.1%3 Dividend Aristocrats to Buy for Income and Growth
ChevronChevron
(NYE:CVX)
3.9%$4.3202/14/20171912-6.3%The 10 Best Oil Stocks to Buy Now for Big-Time Gains
Chubb CorporationChubb Corporation
(NYE:CB)
2%$2.7612/28/201619023.1%Buy This 8.5% Yielder Now and Hold It Forever (SDY, EVT)
Cincinnati FinancialCincinnati Financial
(NGS:CINF)
2.8%$2.0003/20/20171954-4.1%3 Big Stock Charts for Thursday: Bristol-Myers Squibb Co. (BMY), Cincinnati Financial Corporation (CINF) and Hasbro, Inc. (HAS)
CintasCintas
(NGS:CTAS)
1.1%$1.3311/02/201619842.6%3 Stocks to Watch on Friday: Cal-Maine Foods Inc (CALM), Cintas Corporation (CTAS) and OHR Pharmaceutical Inc (OHRP)
CloroxClorox
(NYE:CLX)
2.4%$3.2004/17/2017196811.4%3 Consumer Staple Stocks to Bet on this Earnings Season
Coca-ColaCoca-Cola
(NYE:KO)
3.6%$1.4803/13/20171893-0.6%Why The Coca-Cola Co (KO) Dividend Star is Waning
Colgate-PalmoliveColgate-Palmolive
(NYE:CL)
2.2%$1.5601/19/2017189510%3 ‘Boring’ Consumer Stocks That Just Got Exciting
Consolidated EdisonConsolidated Edison
(NYE:ED)
3.8%$2.7602/13/20171885-0.2%4 Dividend-Growth Stocks to Own for the Next 10 Years
Dover CorporationDover Corporation
(NYE:DOV)
2.2%$1.7602/24/201719476.7%Why Now May Be the Time to Dump Dover Corp (DOV)
EcolabEcolab
(NYE:ECL)
1.2%$1.4812/16/201619365.7%7 Dividend Growth Stocks Increasing Dividends
Emerson ElectricEmerson Electric
(NYE:EMR)
3.1%$1.9202/15/2017194711%3 Dividend Kings Raising Dividends For 60+ Years (AWR, EMR, VVC)
ExxonMobilExxonMobil
(NYE:XOM)
3.7%$3.0002/08/20171882-9.4%The 10 Best Oil Stocks to Buy Now for Big-Time Gains
Franklin ResourcesFranklin Resources
(NYE:BEN)
1.9%$0.8003/29/201719817.5%9 Dividend Stocks Increasing Payouts — GE PFE O LLY BA BEN SEIC WDFC AMT
Genuine PartsGenuine Parts
(NYE:GPC)
2.6%$2.6312/07/201619485.4%Hottest Wholesale Trade Stocks Now – EDUC ANW BECN LKQ
HCPHCP
(NYE:HCP)
4.8%$1.4802/13/201719854.5%The 7 Best REITs to Buy for High Yield AND Growth
HormelHormel
(NYE:HRL)
1.8%$0.6801/12/201719287%3 Dividend Aristocrats to Buy for Income and Growth
Illinois Tool WorksIllinois Tool Works
(NYE:ITW)
2%$2.6003/29/201719336.4%Illinois Tool Works Inc. Q4 Earnings: What’s in Store For ITW Investors?
Johnson & JohnsonJohnson & Johnson
(NYE:JNJ)
2.7%$3.2002/24/201719443.2%Stocks Inch Higher Ahead of Holiday Weekend
Kimberly-ClarkKimberly-Clark
(NYE:KMB)
2.9%$3.8803/08/2017193515.6%17 Quality Dividend Stocks For 2017 and Beyond
Leggett & PlattLeggett & Platt
(NYE:LEG)
2.8%$1.3612/13/20161939-0.5%Leggett & Platt, Inc.’s Growth Plans Help Sustain LEG Momentum
Lowe’sLowe’s
(NYE:LOW)
1.8%$1.4001/23/201719617.9%Home Depot Inc (HD) Stock Offers a Trade for Free DIY Equity
McCormick & CoMcCormick & Co
(NYE:MKC)
1.9%$1.8812/28/201619254.6%10 Super-Safe Dividend Growth Stocks to Buy Today
McDonald’sMcDonald’s
(NYE:MCD)
2.9%$3.7602/27/201719765%McDonald’s Shamrock Shakes Are Back … in 5 Flavors!
MedtronicMedtronic
(NYE:MDT)
2.2%$1.7212/21/2016197710.7%10 Stocks to Buy to Survive a “Trumpsy-Turvy” 2017
NucorNucor
(NYE:NUE)
2.4%$1.5112/28/201619737.4%7 Top Stock Picks for Trump’s Trillion Dollar Infrastructure Plan
PepsiCoPepsiCo
(NYE:PEP)
2.8%$3.0103/01/201719523.4%Why The Coca-Cola Co (KO) Dividend Star is Waning
PPG IndustriesPPG Industries
(NYE:PPG)
1.6%$1.6002/15/201718998%Ex-Dividend Reminders Include PPG Industries, Inc. (PPG)
Procter & GambleProcter & Gamble
(NYE:PG)
2.9%$2.6801/18/201718918.3%3 ‘Boring’ Consumer Stocks That Just Got Exciting
Sherwin-WilliamsSherwin-Williams
(NYE:SHW)
1.1%$3.4002/23/2017197915.9%4 Stocks to Buy for Big February Dividend Hikes
Stanley Black & DeckerStanley Black & Decker
(NYE:SWK)
1.8%$2.3202/27/2017187710.4%These 83 Blue Chip Stocks Are on the Move
SyscoSysco
(NYE:SYY)
2.5%$1.3201/04/20171970-5.5%3 Big Stock Charts for Wednesday: Gilead Sciences, Inc. (GILD), AK Steel Holding Corporation (AKS) and Sysco Corporation (SYY)
T. Rowe PriceT. Rowe Price
(NGS:TROW)
3.2%$2.2803/14/20171986-5.5%The 10 Best Contrarian Stocks to Buy in the New Year
TargetTarget
(NYE:TGT)
3.6%$2.4002/13/20171965-8.9%Man Arrested for Plotting to Bomb Target Stores to Tank TGT Stock
UGIUGI
(NYE:UGI)
2%$0.9503/13/201718853%Biggest Movers in Transportation Stocks Now – GLBS GNRT GNK EGLE
Universal Health Realty TrustUniversal Health Realty Trust
(NYE:UHT)
4.1%$2.6212/14/20161987-3.2%5 Consistent Dividend Payers Raising Distributions
V.F. CorporationV.F. Corporation
(NYE:VFC)
3.2%$1.6803/08/20171941-1.3%Could Under Armour Inc (UAA) Ever Be a Buyout Target?
W.W. GraingerW.W. Grainger
(NYE:GWW)
1.9%$4.8802/09/201719659.8%10 Super-Safe Dividend Growth Stocks to Buy Today
WalmartWalmart
(NYE:WMT)
2.9%$2.0012/07/201619730.4%18 Stores That Still Carry Ivanka Trump Products
COMPANY DIVIDEND YIELD ANNUAL DIV RATE EX-DIV DATE DIVIDENDS PAID SINCE YTD RETURN RECENT NEWS

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