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%$4.1002/11/20151916-1.6%Biggest Movers in Capital Goods Stocks Now – HSC ESLT MTZ CX
Abbott LaboratoriesAbbott Laboratories
(NYE:ABT)
2.1%$0.9604/13/201519262.7%Hottest Healthcare Stocks Now – EBS ARIA TRNX ANAC
AFLACAFLAC
(NYE:AFL)
2.4%$1.5602/12/201519734.7%Aflac Incorporated: Quack! Quack! AFL Stock Is Racing Back!
Air Products & ChemicalsAir Products & Chemicals
(NYE:APD)
2.2%$3.2403/30/201519543.9%Hottest Basic Materials Stocks Now – SNHY UFPI WOR ATU
Archer Daniels MidlandArcher Daniels Midland
(NYE:ADM)
2.3%$1.1202/12/20151927-7.2%Hottest Consumer Noncyclical Stocks Now – ANDE SAFM FIZZ GMK
AT&TAT&T
(NYE:T)
5.8%$1.8804/08/20151984-3.2%AT&T Data Breach Results in $25M Fine for the Company
Atmos EnergyAtmos Energy
(NYE:ATO)
2.9%$1.5602/19/20151984-3.1%Hottest Utilities Stocks Now – WPZ DYN SBS ITC
Automatic Data ProcessingAutomatic Data Processing
(NGS:ADP)
2.3%$1.9606/10/201519740.2%Hottest Services Stocks Now – OIBR DWA NSR TEO
Becton, Dickinson & CoBecton, Dickinson & Co
(NYE:BDX)
1.7%$2.4003/06/201519261.7%6 Medical Devices Stocks to Buy Now
Bemis CompanyBemis Company
(NYE:BMS)
2.5%$1.1202/13/20151922-2.7%Hottest Basic Materials Stocks Now – CW NGD CCJ FMC
Brown-FormanBrown-Forman
(NYE:BF.B)
1.4%$1.2603/06/201519605.3%Biggest Movers in Consumer Noncyclical Stocks Now – VCO UVV DF FLO
C.R. BardC.R. Bard
(NYE:BCR)
0.5%$0.8804/23/201519602.7%Biggest Movers in Healthcare Stocks Now – ISRG AMAG ABMD BLUE
Cardinal HealthCardinal Health
(NYE:CAH)
1.5%$1.3703/30/2015198310.9%Hottest Healthcare Stocks Now – FOLD GILD MRK EW
ChevronChevron
(NYE:CVX)
3.9%$4.2802/12/20151912-2.7%Chevron Stock – Where Does CVX Rank in the Dow?
Chubb CorporationChubb Corporation
(NYE:CB)
2.3%$2.2803/11/20151902-3%Home Depot Heads 15 Dividend Stocks Increasing Payouts
Cincinnati FinancialCincinnati Financial
(NGS:CINF)
3.5%$1.8403/16/201519541.4%12 Insurance Stocks to Buy Now
CintasCintas
(NGS:CTAS)
1%$0.8511/05/201419843.7%Biggest Movers in Services Stocks Now – ALX PEB GEO VNO
CloroxClorox
(NYE:CLX)
2.7%$2.9604/20/201519684.8%Hottest Consumer Noncyclical Stocks Now – ANDE SAFM FIZZ GMK
Coca-ColaCoca-Cola
(NYE:KO)
3.3%$1.3203/12/20151893-4.5%Coca-Cola (KO) Chases Growth With $400 Million Chinese M&A Deal
Colgate-PalmoliveColgate-Palmolive
(NYE:CL)
2.2%$1.5204/21/201518950.1%Biggest Movers in Consumer Noncyclical Stocks Now – HLF DEO OC USNA
Consolidated EdisonConsolidated Edison
(NYE:ED)
4.3%$2.6005/18/20151885-7.7%Hottest Utilities Stocks Now – WPZ DYN SBS ITC
Dover CorporationDover Corporation
(NYE:DOV)
2.2%$1.6002/25/201519470.6%9 Machinery Stocks to Sell Now
EcolabEcolab
(NYE:ECL)
1.1%$1.3203/06/2015193610.2%Biggest Movers in Consumer Noncyclical Stocks Now – VCO UVV DF FLO
Emerson ElectricEmerson Electric
(NYE:EMR)
3.2%$1.8802/11/20151947-5.3%Biggest Movers in Technology Stocks Now – PAY DWRE MR YOKU
ExxonMobilExxonMobil
(NYE:XOM)
3.2%$2.7602/06/20151882-6%5 Big Mergers We Could See Soon
Family DollarFamily Dollar
(NYE:FDO)
1.6%$1.2409/11/20141976-0.6%Dollar Tree to Family Dollar: Enough Is Enough!
Franklin ResourcesFranklin Resources
(NYE:BEN)
1.2%$0.6003/27/20151981-7.6%Hottest Financial Stocks Now – NBG DNP FNF NMR
Genuine PartsGenuine Parts
(NYE:GPC)
2.7%$2.4603/04/20151948-14%Biggest Movers in Consumer Cyclical Stocks Now – HELE GWW PCAR HAR
HCPHCP
(NYE:HCP)
5.2%$2.2602/05/20151985-1.8%Hottest Services Stocks Now – SKM PENN NRF DCM
HormelHormel
(NYE:HRL)
1.8%$1.0004/16/201519288.2%Biggest Movers in Consumer Noncyclical Stocks Now – HLF ANDE FIZZ PM
Illinois Tool WorksIllinois Tool Works
(NYE:ITW)
2%$1.9403/27/201519331.2%Hottest Consumer Cyclical Stocks Now – FDML JCI GM BWA
Johnson & JohnsonJohnson & Johnson
(NYE:JNJ)
2.8%$2.8002/20/20151944-4.8%Johnson & Johnson (JNJ) Stock Beats on Earnings, Revs
Kimberly-ClarkKimberly-Clark
(NYE:KMB)
3.3%$3.5203/04/20151935-7.6%Hottest Consumer Noncyclical Stocks Now – CCU FDP HAIN COKE
Leggett & PlattLeggett & Platt
(NYE:LEG)
2.8%$1.2403/11/201519392.2%Biggest Movers in Consumer Cyclical Stocks Now – SKX GT DW LEG
Lowe’sLowe’s
(NYE:LOW)
1.3%$0.9204/20/201519615.5%Biggest Movers in Services Stocks Now – HOT H BAH CLH
McCormick & CoMcCormick & Co
(NYE:MKC)
2.1%$1.6004/01/201519252.9%Hottest Consumer Noncyclical Stocks Now – PPC SBUX TSN ANDE
McDonald’sMcDonald’s
(NYE:MCD)
3.6%$3.4002/26/201519761.3%Fight for $15: Fast Food Workers Across US to Protest Wednesday
MedtronicMedtronic
(NYE:MDT)
1.6%$1.2203/26/201519775.9%Biggest Movers in Healthcare Stocks Now – CRL MD BAX KND
NucorNucor
(NYE:NUE)
3.2%$1.4903/27/20151973-5.4%Hottest Basic Materials Stocks Now – CE CYT BVN RGLD
PepsiCoPepsiCo
(NYE:PEP)
2.8%$2.6603/04/201519521.3%Biggest Movers in Consumer Noncyclical Stocks Now – IPAR SEB VCO GMK
PPG IndustriesPPG Industries
(NYE:PPG)
1.3%$2.8805/07/20151899-2%Banks, Autos, Trains Top 10 Dividend Stocks Increasing Payouts
Procter & GambleProcter & Gamble
(NYE:PG)
3.2%$2.6504/23/20151891-9.4%3 Dow Blue Chips Ready to Surge
Sherwin-WilliamsSherwin-Williams
(NYE:SHW)
1%$2.6805/13/201519797.3%Biggest Movers in Basic Materials Stocks Now – SHI SID ACH GOLD
Sigma-AldrichSigma-Aldrich
(NGS:SIAL)
0.7%$0.9202/25/201519700.8%Biggest Movers in Basic Materials Stocks Now – SIM VALE TX TNH
Stanley Black & DeckerStanley Black & Decker
(NYE:SWK)
2.2%$2.0806/01/201518770.2%Hottest Consumer Cyclical Stocks Now – FDML JCI GM BWA
SyscoSysco
(NYE:SYY)
3.2%$1.2003/31/20151970-5.9%Biggest Movers in Services Stocks Now – AHS CRWN ANN Z
T. Rowe PriceT. Rowe Price
(NGS:TROW)
2.5%$2.0804/07/20151986-4%Biggest Movers in Financial Stocks Now – CACC FIG TROW JNS
TargetTarget
(NYE:TGT)
2.6%$2.0805/18/201519655.4%3 Retail Stocks to Shop For Now
UGIUGI
(NYE:UGI)
2.5%$0.8703/12/20151885-8.3%Biggest Movers in Utilities Stocks Now – EOC PNM WR TEG
Universal Health Realty TrustUniversal Health Realty Trust
(NYE:UHT)
4.8%$2.5203/13/201519879.5%5 Dividend Stocks That Give Small Caps a Good Name
V.F. CorporationV.F. Corporation
(NYE:VFC)
1.7%$1.2803/06/20151941-1.5%Biggest Movers in Consumer Cyclical Stocks Now – HELE GWW PCAR HAR
W.W. GraingerW.W. Grainger
(NYE:GWW)
1.8%$4.3202/05/20151965-6.1%Hottest Consumer Cyclical Stocks Now – GWW BC ALV WBC
WalmartWalmart
(NYE:WMT)
2.5%$1.9605/06/20151973-9.3%Walmart Abruptly Closes 5 Stores, Lays Off 2,200
COMPANY DIVIDEND YIELD ANNUAL DIV RATE EX-DIV DATE DIVIDENDS PAID SINCE YTD RETURN RECENT NEWS

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