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)
2.5%$4.1002/11/201519160.4%Apple Stock – AAPL Joins the Dow Today
Abbott LaboratoriesAbbott Laboratories
(NYE:ABT)
2.1%$0.9604/13/201519262.9%Biggest Movers in Healthcare Stocks Now – GB WST THC LLY
AFLACAFLAC
(NYE:AFL)
2.4%$1.5602/12/201519734.8%Aflac Incorporated: Quack! Quack! AFL Stock Is Racing Back!
Air Products & ChemicalsAir Products & Chemicals
(NYE:APD)
2.1%$3.2403/30/201519544.9%Hottest Basic Materials Stocks Now – SNHY UFPI WOR ATU
Archer Daniels MidlandArcher Daniels Midland
(NYE:ADM)
2.4%$1.1202/12/20151927-8.8%Hottest Consumer Noncyclical Stocks Now – NUS OC MDLZ STZ
AT&TAT&T
(NYE:T)
5.8%$1.8804/08/20151984-2.8%DirecTV (DTV): Here’s How to Profit Using a Little Merger Arbitrage
Atmos EnergyAtmos Energy
(NYE:ATO)
2.8%$1.5602/19/20151984-0.8%Hottest Utilities Stocks Now – ATO NWN MGEE POR
Automatic Data ProcessingAutomatic Data Processing
(NGS:ADP)
2.3%$1.9603/11/201519742.7%Hottest Services Stocks Now – OIBR DWA NSR TEO
Becton, Dickinson & CoBecton, Dickinson & Co
(NYE:BDX)
1.7%$2.4003/06/201519263.2%Biggest Movers in Healthcare Stocks Now – GB WST THC LLY
Bemis CompanyBemis Company
(NYE:BMS)
2.4%$1.1202/13/201519222.4%Biggest Movers in Basic Materials Stocks Now – KS SID SNHY TX
Brown-FormanBrown-Forman
(NYE:BF.B)
1.4%$1.2603/06/201519602.9%Biggest Movers in Consumer Noncyclical Stocks Now – GIS INGR MNST JJSF
C.R. BardC.R. Bard
(NYE:BCR)
0.5%$0.8801/22/201519600.4%Hottest Healthcare Stocks Now – MACK LUX ALNY SGMO
Cardinal HealthCardinal Health
(NYE:CAH)
1.5%$1.3703/30/2015198311.8%Hottest Healthcare Stocks Now – FOLD GILD MRK EW
ChevronChevron
(NYE:CVX)
4.1%$4.2802/12/20151912-6.4%The 4 Biggest Stories to Watch in Q2
Chubb CorporationChubb Corporation
(NYE:CB)
2.3%$2.2803/11/20151902-2.3%Home Depot Heads 15 Dividend Stocks Increasing Payouts
Cincinnati FinancialCincinnati Financial
(NGS:CINF)
3.5%$1.8403/16/201519542.8%12 Insurance Stocks to Buy Now
CintasCintas
(NGS:CTAS)
1%$0.8511/05/201419844.1%Biggest Movers in Services Stocks Now – ALX PEB GEO VNO
CloroxClorox
(NYE:CLX)
2.7%$2.9604/20/201519685.9%Hottest Consumer Noncyclical Stocks Now – AKO.B TUP REV K
Coca-ColaCoca-Cola
(NYE:KO)
3.3%$1.3203/12/20151893-4%The Top 10 Dow Dividend Stocks for April
Colgate-PalmoliveColgate-Palmolive
(NYE:CL)
2.2%$1.5204/21/201518950.2%4 Buys to Beat the Market
Consolidated EdisonConsolidated Edison
(NYE:ED)
4.3%$2.6002/13/20151885-7.6%5 Big-Yielding Utility Dividend Stocks to Buy
Dover CorporationDover Corporation
(NYE:DOV)
2.3%$1.6002/25/20151947-3.6%9 Machinery Stocks to Sell Now
EcolabEcolab
(NYE:ECL)
1.2%$1.3203/06/201519369.4%Hottest Consumer Noncyclical Stocks Now – GMK HAIN SEB NWL
Emerson ElectricEmerson Electric
(NYE:EMR)
3.3%$1.8802/11/20151947-8.3%Trade of the Day: Breakdown Predicts More Pain for EMR Stock
ExxonMobilExxonMobil
(NYE:XOM)
3.2%$2.7602/06/20151882-8.1%The 4 Biggest Stories to Watch in Q2
Franklin ResourcesFranklin Resources
(NYE:BEN)
1.2%$0.6003/27/20151981-7.3%Biggest Movers in Financial Stocks Now – NAVG MOH ESGR ADS
Genuine PartsGenuine Parts
(NYE:GPC)
2.6%$2.4603/04/20151948-12.6%Hottest Consumer Cyclical Stocks Now – KNL LZB HNI DLPH
HCPHCP
(NYE:HCP)
5.2%$2.2602/05/20151985-1.9%3 High-Yield Stocks With Growth Potential
HormelHormel
(NYE:HRL)
1.8%$1.0004/16/201519289.1%Hottest Consumer Noncyclical Stocks Now – NUS OC MDLZ STZ
Illinois Tool WorksIllinois Tool Works
(NYE:ITW)
2%$1.9403/27/201519332.6%Biggest Movers in Consumer Cyclical Stocks Now – JCI SKX TPX UA
Johnson & JohnsonJohnson & Johnson
(NYE:JNJ)
2.8%$2.8002/20/20151944-3.8%IYH Is Seeing Large Inflows (JNJ, PFE, MRK)
Kimberly-ClarkKimberly-Clark
(NYE:KMB)
3.3%$3.5203/04/20151935-7.3%Hottest Consumer Noncyclical Stocks Now – VCO SEB WWAV GIS
Leggett & PlattLeggett & Platt
(NYE:LEG)
2.7%$1.2403/11/201519398.2%Biggest Movers in Consumer Cyclical Stocks Now – JCI SKX TPX UA
Lowe’sLowe’s
(NYE:LOW)
1.2%$0.9204/20/201519618.1%Biggest Movers in Services Stocks Now – HOT H BAH CLH
McCormick & CoMcCormick & Co
(NYE:MKC)
2.1%$1.6004/01/201519253.8%Biggest Movers in Consumer Noncyclical Stocks Now – DLX BG KOF AGRO
McDonald’sMcDonald’s
(NYE:MCD)
3.5%$3.4002/26/201519764%MCD News: Where McDonald’s Will Offer Table Service
MedtronicMedtronic
(NYE:MDT)
1.6%$1.2203/26/201519778%Hottest Healthcare Stocks Now – NVO CRL EBS CHE
NucorNucor
(NYE:NUE)
3.1%$1.4903/27/20151973-3.1%Biggest Movers in Basic Materials Stocks Now – KS VHI CRS GLT
PepsiCoPepsiCo
(NYE:PEP)
2.8%$2.6603/04/201519521.1%4 Stocks to Buy for a Kid-Friendly Portfolio
PPG IndustriesPPG Industries
(NYE:PPG)
1.2%$2.6802/18/20151899-2.4%Biggest Movers in Basic Materials Stocks Now – KS VHI CRS GLT
Procter & GambleProcter & Gamble
(NYE:PG)
3.1%$2.5701/21/20151891-10%The Top 10 Dow Dividend Stocks for April
Sherwin-WilliamsSherwin-Williams
(NYE:SHW)
0.9%$2.6802/26/201519798.2%Biggest Movers in Basic Materials Stocks Now – GFI BVN KS CYT
Sigma-AldrichSigma-Aldrich
(NGS:SIAL)
0.7%$0.9202/25/201519700.7%Biggest Movers in Basic Materials Stocks Now – SIM VALE TX TNH
Stanley Black & DeckerStanley Black & Decker
(NYE:SWK)
2.2%$2.0803/02/20151877-0.7%Biggest Movers in Consumer Cyclical Stocks Now – JCI SKX TPX UA
SyscoSysco
(NYE:SYY)
3.2%$1.2003/31/20151970-4.9%Biggest Movers in Services Stocks Now – AHS CRWN ANN Z
T. Rowe PriceT. Rowe Price
(NGS:TROW)
2.6%$2.0804/07/20151986-5.7%Hottest Financial Stocks Now – OCN ANAT GGAL SIGI
TargetTarget
(NYE:TGT)
2.5%$2.0805/18/201519658.1%4 Buys to Beat the Market
UGIUGI
(NYE:UGI)
2.7%$0.8703/12/20151885-14.2%Biggest Movers in Utilities Stocks Now – DPM EPD ORA WPZ
Universal Health Realty TrustUniversal Health Realty Trust
(NYE:UHT)
4.5%$2.5203/13/2015198716.9%5 Dividend Stocks That Give Small Caps a Good Name
V.F. CorporationV.F. Corporation
(NYE:VFC)
1.7%$1.2803/06/201519410.5%Biggest Movers in Consumer Cyclical Stocks Now – JCI SKX TPX UA
W.W. GraingerW.W. Grainger
(NYE:GWW)
1.8%$4.3202/05/20151965-7.5%Hottest Consumer Cyclical Stocks Now – CRC SCS GWW TPX
WalmartWalmart
(NYE:WMT)
2.4%$1.9605/06/20151973-4.2%Costco Stock – Count On COST to Keep Going Strong
COMPANY DIVIDEND YIELD ANNUAL DIV RATE EX-DIV DATE DIVIDENDS PAID SINCE YTD RETURN RECENT NEWS

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