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%$3.4205/21/201419163.5%7 Crash-Proof Blue-Chip Stocks to Buy Now
Abbott LaboratoriesAbbott Laboratories
(NYE:ABT)
2%$0.8807/11/2014192612.4%Biggest Movers in Healthcare Stocks Now – CNC WCG ABT QCOR
AFLACAFLAC
(NYE:AFL)
2.3%$1.4805/19/20141973-4.8%5 Stocks to Sell in June
Air Products & ChemicalsAir Products & Chemicals
(NYE:APD)
2.4%$3.0809/29/2014195416.6%Biggest Movers in Basic Materials Stocks Now – ABX NEM MTX SSD
Archer Daniels MidlandArcher Daniels Midland
(NYE:ADM)
2%$0.9605/13/2014192711.1%Hottest Consumer Noncyclical Stocks Now – ANDE BRFS PM PPC
AT&TAT&T
(NYE:T)
5.1%$1.8407/08/201419842.2%The Top 10 S&P 500 Dividend Stocks for July
Atmos EnergyAtmos Energy
(NYE:ATO)
2.9%$1.4805/22/2014198412.7%Biggest Movers in Utilities Stocks Now – KMP ABY EXC HE
Automatic Data ProcessingAutomatic Data Processing
(NGS:ADP)
2.4%$1.9206/11/201419741.1%Hottest Services Stocks Now – RAD PIR MGM CHL
Becton, Dickinson & CoBecton, Dickinson & Co
(NYE:BDX)
1.8%$2.1809/05/201419267%Hottest Healthcare Stocks Now – CFN PCRX BCR IDXX
Bemis CompanyBemis Company
(NYE:BMS)
2.7%$1.0805/15/20141922-2.7%Biggest Movers in Basic Materials Stocks Now – AXLL SSD SSL BBL
Brown-FormanBrown-Forman
(NYE:BF.B)
1.3%$1.1606/02/2014196022.8%Biggest Movers in Consumer Noncyclical Stocks Now – IBA NWL CAG ADM
C.R. BardC.R. Bard
(NYE:BCR)
0.6%$0.8807/17/201419607.4%5 Stocks With Strong Earnings Momentum — KNSY REGI BELFB STV BCR
Cardinal HealthCardinal Health
(NYE:CAH)
1.9%$1.3706/27/201419835.9%4 Health Care Provider Stocks to Buy Now
ChevronChevron
(NYE:CVX)
3.2%$4.2805/15/201419126.1%15 Oil and Gas Stocks to Sell Now
Chubb CorporationChubb Corporation
(NYE:CB)
2.2%$2.0006/25/20141902-4.6%Biggest Movers in Financial Stocks Now – CIT BRO GGAL LFC
Cincinnati FinancialCincinnati Financial
(NGS:CINF)
3.7%$1.7606/16/20141954-8.5%10 Insurance Stocks to Sell Now
CintasCintas
(NGS:CTAS)
1.2%$0.7711/06/201319848%Hottest Services Stocks Now – SVU LGF SNI AMCX
CloroxClorox
(NYE:CLX)
3.3%$2.9607/21/20141968-2.6%Biggest Movers in Consumer Noncyclical Stocks Now – GMK NWL IBA BRFS
Coca-ColaCoca-Cola
(NYE:KO)
3%$1.2209/11/20141893-0.3%3 Global Food & Beverage Giants on the Ropes
Colgate-PalmoliveColgate-Palmolive
(NYE:CL)
2.1%$1.4407/16/201418955.2%Biggest Movers in Consumer Noncyclical Stocks Now – USNA WWAV GMK BG
Consolidated EdisonConsolidated Edison
(NYE:ED)
4.4%$2.5208/11/201418853.8%Hottest Utilities Stocks Now – KEP PCG CIG SO
Dover CorporationDover Corporation
(NYE:DOV)
1.7%$1.5005/28/20141947-6.7%Hottest Basic Materials Stocks Now – SHW PAAS AEM EGO
EcolabEcolab
(NYE:ECL)
1%$1.1006/13/201419365.5%Biggest Movers in Consumer Noncyclical Stocks Now – AKO.A VCO LO
Emerson ElectricEmerson Electric
(NYE:EMR)
2.6%$1.7205/14/20141947-3.9%3 Dividend Stocks Delivering Income for 50-Plus Years
ExxonMobilExxonMobil
(NYE:XOM)
2.7%$2.7605/09/201418822.3%Seven Dividend Stocks to Buy for the Long Term
Family DollarFamily Dollar
(NYE:FDO)
2.1%$1.2406/11/20141976-7.6%Biggest Movers in Services Stocks Now – GCI WAC CRI WTW
Franklin ResourcesFranklin Resources
(NYE:BEN)
0.8%$0.4806/26/201419810.4%5 Lagging Dependable Dividend Stocks
Genuine PartsGenuine Parts
(NYE:GPC)
2.7%$2.3006/04/201419483.3%Biggest Movers in Consumer Cyclical Stocks Now – PII AXL IRBT TTM
HCPHCP
(NYE:HCP)
5.2%$2.1805/08/2014198516.1%The Top 10 S&P 500 Dividend Stocks for July
HormelHormel
(NYE:HRL)
1.7%$0.8007/17/201419286.8%Biggest Movers in Consumer Noncyclical Stocks Now – AKO.A VCO LO
Illinois Tool WorksIllinois Tool Works
(NYE:ITW)
2%$1.6806/26/201419332%Biggest Movers in Consumer Cyclical Stocks Now – LZB HELE SFLY RGR
Johnson & JohnsonJohnson & Johnson
(NYE:JNJ)
2.7%$2.8008/22/2014194411.9%3 Signs That General Motors’ Recall Woes Are Far From Over
Kimberly-ClarkKimberly-Clark
(NYE:KMB)
3.1%$3.3606/04/201419354.2%Biggest Movers in Consumer Noncyclical Stocks Now – MJN UN SBUX UL
Leggett & PlattLeggett & Platt
(NYE:LEG)
3.6%$1.2006/11/201419396.5%Biggest Movers in Consumer Cyclical Stocks Now – DNKN SHOO LKQ RUSHB
Lowe’sLowe’s
(NYE:LOW)
1.9%$0.9207/21/20141961-3.6%Catch Lumber Liquidators’ Fall Off a Cliff
McCormick & CoMcCormick & Co
(NYE:MKC)
2.1%$1.4807/02/201419251.6%Biggest Movers in Consumer Noncyclical Stocks Now – MJN UN SBUX UL
McDonald’sMcDonald’s
(NYE:MCD)
3.4%$3.2408/28/20141976-0.8%3 Global Food & Beverage Giants on the Ropes
MedtronicMedtronic
(NYE:MDT)
1.9%$1.2207/01/201419779.3%4 Medical Devices Stocks to Buy Now
NucorNucor
(NYE:NUE)
2.9%$1.4806/26/20141973-5%Hottest Basic Materials Stocks Now – RIO CF BBL NUE
PepsiCoPepsiCo
(NYE:PEP)
3%$2.6609/03/201419527.5%Biggest Movers in Consumer Noncyclical Stocks Now – MJN UN SBUX UL
PPG IndustriesPPG Industries
(NYE:PPG)
1.3%$2.6808/07/2014189910.8%Biggest Movers in Basic Materials Stocks Now – UAN ABX KGC PPG
Procter & GambleProcter & Gamble
(NYE:PG)
3.2%$2.5707/16/20141891-1.6%Hottest Consumer Noncyclical Stocks Now – POST UNFI MDLZ CALM
Sherwin-WilliamsSherwin-Williams
(NYE:SHW)
1%$2.2008/13/2014197916.6%Hottest Basic Materials Stocks Now – SHW PAAS AEM EGO
Sigma-AldrichSigma-Aldrich
(NGS:SIAL)
0.9%$0.9205/28/201419709.4%Hottest Basic Materials Stocks Now – SIAL GPK SMG FOE
Stanley Black & DeckerStanley Black & Decker
(NYE:SWK)
2.3%$2.0006/02/201418777%6 Machinery Stocks to Sell Now
SyscoSysco
(NYE:SYY)
3.1%$1.1607/01/201419702.4%Whoa! Sysco Stored Raw Meat, Chicken and Dairy in Unrefrigerated Sheds
T. Rowe PriceT. Rowe Price
(NGS:TROW)
2.1%$1.7609/11/20141986-2.1%Financials Flirting With Breakdown: 7 Charts to Watch
TargetTarget
(NYE:TGT)
3.5%$2.0808/18/20141965-6.1%COST Stock – 7 Shocking Facts About Costco
UGIUGI
(NYE:UGI)
2.3%$1.1806/12/2014188522.2%Hottest Utilities Stocks Now – CMLP PNW WGL KMI
Universal Health Realty TrustUniversal Health Realty Trust
(NYE:UHT)
5.7%$2.5206/19/201419879.7%5 Reasons I Own So Many Individual Dividend Paying Stocks
V.F. CorporationV.F. Corporation
(NYE:VFC)
1.7%$1.0509/05/20141941-2.7%Biggest Movers in Consumer Cyclical Stocks Now – PII AXL IRBT TTM
W.W. GraingerW.W. Grainger
(NYE:GWW)
1.8%$4.3205/08/20141965-5.3%Biggest Movers in Consumer Cyclical Stocks Now – TRW WHR WPRT BC
WalgreenWalgreen
(NYE:WAG)
1.7%$1.2605/19/2014193326.8%Hottest Services Stocks Now – MMYT VE WEN UGP
WalmartWalmart
(NYE:WMT)
2.5%$1.9208/06/20141973-2.6%Organic Fruit Recall: Trader Joe’s, Costco, Walmart, Others Affected
COMPANY DIVIDEND YIELD ANNUAL DIV RATE EX-DIV DATE DIVIDENDS PAID SINCE YTD RETURN RECENT NEWS

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