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%$4.4405/18/2016191612.3%5 Can’t-Miss Dividend Stocks to Buy
Abbott LaboratoriesAbbott Laboratories
(NYE:ABT)
2.7%$1.0407/13/20161926-15.6%3 Dividend Aristocrats to Buy at Bargain-Bin Prices
AFLACAFLAC
(NYE:AFL)
2.4%$1.6405/16/2016197315.6%Aflac Incorporated (AFL): Buy the Dips, But Sell the Rips
Air Products & ChemicalsAir Products & Chemicals
(NYE:APD)
2.5%$3.4406/29/201619547.7%These 42 Blue Chips Are On the Move
Archer Daniels MidlandArcher Daniels Midland
(NYE:ADM)
3%$1.2005/16/2016192710.4%3 Dividend Aristocrats to Buy at Bargain-Bin Prices
AT&TAT&T
(NYE:T)
4.6%$1.9207/06/2016198420.7%REPORT: Time Warner Cable, Charter Communications Inc Routinely Overcharge Customers
Atmos EnergyAtmos Energy
(NYE:ATO)
2.2%$1.6805/19/2016198422.2%Hottest Transportation Stocks Now – P AAL GXP UAL
Automatic Data ProcessingAutomatic Data Processing
(NGS:ADP)
2.4%$2.1206/08/201619742.4%Despite Mixed Data, Markets Still Intact
Becton, Dickinson & CoBecton, Dickinson & Co
(NYE:BDX)
1.6%$2.6406/07/201619268.2%The 10 Best Dividend Stocks Across All 10 Sectors
Bemis CompanyBemis Company
(NYE:BMS)
2.3%$1.1605/13/2016192211.1%Biggest Movers in Basic Materials Stocks Now – NGD CRS SWC WOR
Brown-FormanBrown-Forman
(NYE:BF.B)
4.3%$4.0003/07/20161960-5.4%How to Get Dividend Investment Ideas (PG, KMB, JNJ, MCD)
C.R. BardC.R. Bard
(NYE:BCR)
0.5%$1.0407/14/2016196019.4%5 Dividend Growth Stocks Showering Shareholders With Cash
Cardinal HealthCardinal Health
(NYE:CAH)
2.4%$1.8006/29/20161983-15.7%Biggest Movers in Wholesale Trade Stocks Now – BXC PRMW WLFC UNFI
ChevronChevron
(NYE:CVX)
4.2%$4.2805/17/2016191213.3%Get a Free Folio Fill-Up Shorting Chevron Corporation (CVX)
Chubb CorporationChubb Corporation
(NYE:CB)
2.2%$2.7606/28/201619026.1%8 Dividend Stocks Increasing Payouts — JPM CLX MNRO LUV CB LEG NOC CATO
Cincinnati FinancialCincinnati Financial
(NGS:CINF)
2.7%$1.9206/20/2016195418.7%Friday’s Big Stock Charts: Amazon.com, Inc. (AMZN), Cincinnati Financial Corporation (CINF) and Lockheed Martin Corporation (LMT)
CintasCintas
(NGS:CTAS)
1.1%$1.0511/04/201519842.5%5 Stocks to Buy in No-Good, Stinkin’ May
CloroxClorox
(NYE:CLX)
2.4%$3.2007/25/201619686.3%8 Dividend Stocks Increasing Payouts — JPM CLX MNRO LUV CB LEG NOC CATO
Coca-ColaCoca-Cola
(NYE:KO)
3.2%$1.4006/13/201618932.3%10 All-American Stocks to Buy Now
Colgate-PalmoliveColgate-Palmolive
(NYE:CL)
2.2%$1.5607/20/201618955.9%10 Blue-Chip Stocks That Have Nothing Left to Give
Consolidated EdisonConsolidated Edison
(NYE:ED)
3.4%$2.6805/16/2016188522%10 Stocks That Can Withstand the Brexit
Dover CorporationDover Corporation
(NYE:DOV)
2.5%$1.6805/26/2016194710%5 Big Earnings Duds: Can Any Claw Back?
EcolabEcolab
(NYE:ECL)
1.2%$1.4006/17/201619361.7%3 Universal Bets on Dividend Aristocrats
Emerson ElectricEmerson Electric
(NYE:EMR)
3.7%$1.9005/11/201619476.3%4 Electrical Equipment Stocks to Sell Now
ExxonMobilExxonMobil
(NYE:XOM)
3.4%$3.0005/11/2016188214.7%Exxon Mobil Corporation: XOM Is THE Energy Stock to Own
Franklin ResourcesFranklin Resources
(NYE:BEN)
2.2%$0.7206/28/20161981-13%13 Capital Markets Stocks to Sell Now
Genuine PartsGenuine Parts
(NYE:GPC)
2.7%$2.6306/01/2016194812.8%3 Universal Bets on Dividend Aristocrats
HCPHCP
(NYE:HCP)
6.7%$2.3005/05/20161985-10.5%Biggest Movers in Financial Stocks Now – CLBH HIIQ RDN ONDK
HormelHormel
(NYE:HRL)
1.6%$0.5807/14/20161928-55.3%6 Big Food Stocks to Buy Now
Illinois Tool WorksIllinois Tool Works
(NYE:ITW)
2.2%$2.2006/28/201619339.7%Start Your Dividend Portfolio With These Steady Stocks
Johnson & JohnsonJohnson & Johnson
(NYE:JNJ)
2.8%$3.2005/20/2016194412.6%How to Get Dividend Investment Ideas (PG, KMB, JNJ, MCD)
Kimberly-ClarkKimberly-Clark
(NYE:KMB)
2.8%$3.6806/08/201619353%How to Get Dividend Investment Ideas (PG, KMB, JNJ, MCD)
Leggett & PlattLeggett & Platt
(NYE:LEG)
2.8%$1.3606/13/2016193916%8 Dividend Stocks Increasing Payouts — JPM CLX MNRO LUV CB LEG NOC CATO
Lowe’sLowe’s
(NYE:LOW)
1.8%$1.4007/18/201619611.3%10 Stocks You Should Buy at a Moment’s Notice
McCormick & CoMcCormick & Co
(NYE:MKC)
1.7%$1.7204/07/2016192518.7%McCormick Drops Plan to Buy Premier Foods
McDonald’sMcDonald’s
(NYE:MCD)
3%$3.5606/02/201619761.1%Biggest Movers in Retail Trade Stocks Now – PIR DPLO FINL RH
MedtronicMedtronic
(NYE:MDT)
1.8%$1.5207/06/201619778.2%5 Can’t-Miss Dividend Stocks to Buy
NucorNucor
(NYE:NUE)
3.1%$1.5006/28/2016197318.8%40 Upgrades and Downgrades for this Week
PepsiCoPepsiCo
(NYE:PEP)
3%$3.0106/01/201619522.1%Cindy Crawford Recreates Iconic Pepsi Ad
PPG IndustriesPPG Industries
(NYE:PPG)
1.6%$1.6005/06/201618994%3 Universal Bets on Dividend Aristocrats
Procter & GambleProcter & Gamble
(NYE:PG)
3.3%$2.6804/14/201618913.6%How to Get Dividend Investment Ideas (PG, KMB, JNJ, MCD)
Sherwin-WilliamsSherwin-Williams
(NYE:SHW)
1.2%$3.3605/18/201619799.3%MHK, MAS and SHW: Your Best Housing Bets in 2016
Stanley Black & DeckerStanley Black & Decker
(NYE:SWK)
2.1%$2.2005/27/201618770.5%3 Machinery Stocks to Buy Now
SyscoSysco
(NYE:SYY)
2.5%$1.2406/29/2016197021.8%The Fatal Flaw in the 4% Retirement Myth – And the Solution
T. Rowe PriceT. Rowe Price
(NGS:TROW)
3.1%$2.1606/13/20161986-2.6%AFLAC Incorporated Is Even More Attractive After Earnings (AFL)
TargetTarget
(NYE:TGT)
3.5%$2.4008/15/20161965-4.5%3 Dividend Aristocrats to Buy at Bargain-Bin Prices
UGIUGI
(NYE:UGI)
2.2%$0.9506/13/2016188530.4%3 Gas Utilities Stocks to Buy Now
Universal Health Realty TrustUniversal Health Realty Trust
(NYE:UHT)
4.7%$2.6006/16/2016198710.7%7 Small Caps That Promise Big Returns
V.F. CorporationV.F. Corporation
(NYE:VFC)
2.4%$1.4806/08/20161941-1.5%How Nike Inc Ranks As a Top Analyst Pick (NKE)
W.W. GraingerW.W. Grainger
(NYE:GWW)
2.2%$4.8805/05/201619657.3%Start Your Dividend Portfolio With These Steady Stocks
WalmartWalmart
(NYE:WMT)
2.8%$2.0008/10/2016197317.4%How to Get Dividend Investment Ideas (PG, KMB, JNJ, MCD)
COMPANY DIVIDEND YIELD ANNUAL DIV RATE EX-DIV DATE DIVIDENDS PAID SINCE YTD RETURN RECENT NEWS

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