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%$4.1005/20/20151916-7.8%5 Stocks to Sell for August
Abbott LaboratoriesAbbott Laboratories
(NYE:ABT)
1.9%$0.9607/13/2015192613.4%Hottest Healthcare Stocks Now – ISRG THOR CSII HTWR
AFLACAFLAC
(NYE:AFL)
2.5%$1.5605/18/201519735.6%Hottest Financial Stocks Now – AIZ MBI BCS GPN
Air Products & ChemicalsAir Products & Chemicals
(NYE:APD)
2.4%$3.2406/29/20151954-7%Biggest Movers in Basic Materials Stocks Now – SCCO GSM GFI BHP
Archer Daniels MidlandArcher Daniels Midland
(NYE:ADM)
2.3%$1.1205/19/20151927-7.4%Hottest Consumer Noncyclical Stocks Now – REV BTI VCO IBA
AT&TAT&T
(NYE:T)
5.4%$1.8807/08/201519843.3%5 Retirement Stocks to Buy for a Growth Spurt
Atmos EnergyAtmos Energy
(NYE:ATO)
2.9%$1.5605/21/20151984-1.9%Hottest Utilities Stocks Now – TRP CQP ITC D
Automatic Data ProcessingAutomatic Data Processing
(NGS:ADP)
2.4%$1.9606/10/20151974-1.2%4 Tech Stocks With Great Bullish Potential
Becton, Dickinson & CoBecton, Dickinson & Co
(NYE:BDX)
1.6%$2.4006/05/201519269.2%Biggest Movers in Healthcare Stocks Now – LCI BDX WST CHE
Bemis CompanyBemis Company
(NYE:BMS)
2.4%$1.1205/15/20151922-1.9%Hottest Basic Materials Stocks Now – SID ACH FBR BAK
Brown-FormanBrown-Forman
(NYE:BF.B)
1.2%$1.2606/01/2015196020.5%Hottest Consumer Noncyclical Stocks Now – DLX FLO SAM BF.A
C.R. BardC.R. Bard
(NYE:BCR)
0.5%$0.9607/16/2015196016.8%Biggest Movers in Healthcare Stocks Now – LCI BDX WST CHE
Cardinal HealthCardinal Health
(NYE:CAH)
1.8%$1.5506/29/201519834.5%Biggest Movers in Healthcare Stocks Now – LCI BDX WST CHE
ChevronChevron
(NYE:CVX)
4.5%$4.2805/15/20151912-16.9%Stocks Rise as Fed Looks to September
Chubb CorporationChubb Corporation
(NYE:CB)
1.9%$2.2806/24/2015190220.2%Why Chubb Corp (CB), CalAmp Corp. (CAMP) and Synergy Pharmaceuticals Inc (SGYP) Are 3 of Today’s Best Stocks
Cincinnati FinancialCincinnati Financial
(NGS:CINF)
3.4%$1.8406/15/201519544.5%Hottest Financial Stocks Now – PRI BAC USB CBSH
CintasCintas
(NGS:CTAS)
1%$0.8511/05/201419848.7%Hottest Services Stocks Now – HTZ CAR BOX PCLN
CloroxClorox
(NYE:CLX)
2.8%$3.0807/20/201519687.5%5 Best Sectors to Watch This Week
Coca-ColaCoca-Cola
(NYE:KO)
3.2%$1.3206/11/20151893-3.9%Hottest Consumer Noncyclical Stocks Now – STZ TR DLX CL
Colgate-PalmoliveColgate-Palmolive
(NYE:CL)
2.3%$1.5207/21/20151895-0.4%5 Best Sectors to Watch This Week
Consolidated EdisonConsolidated Edison
(NYE:ED)
4.3%$2.6005/18/20151885-5.6%Biggest Movers in Utilities Stocks Now – KEP CMLP TRGP SEP
Dover CorporationDover Corporation
(NYE:DOV)
2.4%$1.6005/27/20151947-8.8%9 Machinery Stocks to Sell Now
EcolabEcolab
(NYE:ECL)
1.2%$1.3206/12/2015193610.3%Hottest Consumer Noncyclical Stocks Now – UNFI USNA ANDE MJN
Emerson ElectricEmerson Electric
(NYE:EMR)
3.5%$1.8805/13/20151947-15.4%Hottest Technology Stocks Now – EPAM AYI NJ IMPV
ExxonMobilExxonMobil
(NYE:XOM)
3.5%$2.9205/11/20151882-10.1%Stocks Rise as Fed Looks to September
Franklin ResourcesFranklin Resources
(NYE:BEN)
1.2%$0.6006/26/20151981-16%Biggest Movers in Financial Stocks Now – HMN CEF FBC MKL
Genuine PartsGenuine Parts
(NYE:GPC)
2.7%$2.4606/03/20151948-17%Biggest Movers in Consumer Cyclical Stocks Now – SKX SNA HBI KORS
HCPHCP
(NYE:HCP)
6%$2.2605/07/20151985-12%8 Dividend Stocks to Buy for Income Growth
HormelHormel
(NYE:HRL)
1.7%$1.0007/16/2015192812.9%Biggest Movers in Consumer Noncyclical Stocks Now – DF IPAR FLO BF.A
Illinois Tool WorksIllinois Tool Works
(NYE:ITW)
2.1%$1.9406/26/20151933-5.7%Hottest Consumer Cyclical Stocks Now – DORM PCAR GNTX RGR
Johnson & JohnsonJohnson & Johnson
(NYE:JNJ)
3%$3.0005/21/20151944-4.6%5 Retirement Stocks to Buy for a Growth Spurt
Kimberly-ClarkKimberly-Clark
(NYE:KMB)
3.2%$3.5206/03/20151935-1.8%Hottest Consumer Noncyclical Stocks Now – CALM GMCR NUS ANDE
Leggett & PlattLeggett & Platt
(NYE:LEG)
2.4%$1.2406/11/2015193916.9%Biggest Movers in Consumer Cyclical Stocks Now – ICON UA LEG SNA
Lowe’sLowe’s
(NYE:LOW)
1.6%$1.1207/20/20151961-0.1%Hottest Services Stocks Now – CMG JCP IPG GCI
McCormick & CoMcCormick & Co
(NYE:MKC)
2%$1.6007/09/201519259.6%Hottest Consumer Noncyclical Stocks Now – VCO MNST OC MJN
McDonald’sMcDonald’s
(NYE:MCD)
3.4%$3.4005/28/201519764.8%Top 10 Dow Dividend Stocks for August
MedtronicMedtronic
(NYE:MDT)
2%$1.5206/25/201519777.9%Hottest Healthcare Stocks Now – BSX SEM JNJ VRX
NucorNucor
(NYE:NUE)
3.4%$1.4906/26/20151973-7.4%Why Steel Stocks Are Rallying Despite Subpar Earnings (AKS, X, SLX)
PepsiCoPepsiCo
(NYE:PEP)
2.9%$2.8106/03/201519522.1%Biggest Movers in Consumer Noncyclical Stocks Now – CALM NUS USNA POST
PPG IndustriesPPG Industries
(NYE:PPG)
1.2%$1.4405/07/20151899-53%Biggest Movers in Basic Materials Stocks Now – X HUN PPG MTX
Procter & GambleProcter & Gamble
(NYE:PG)
3.2%$2.6507/22/20151891-11.5%Top 10 Dow Dividend Stocks for August
Sherwin-WilliamsSherwin-Williams
(NYE:SHW)
0.9%$2.6805/13/201519796%Hottest Basic Materials Stocks Now – PKG KALU KS IP
Sigma-AldrichSigma-Aldrich
(NGS:SIAL)
0.7%$0.9205/28/201519701.7%Biggest Movers in Basic Materials Stocks Now – SIM PAAS TNH CE
Stanley Black & DeckerStanley Black & Decker
(NYE:SWK)
1.9%$2.0806/01/2015187712.6%Kellogg, Simon Property Top 14 Dividend Stocks Increasing Payouts
SyscoSysco
(NYE:SYY)
3.3%$1.2006/30/20151970-8.7%Boring But Beautiful: Retirement Stocks to Hold for 20 Years
T. Rowe PriceT. Rowe Price
(NGS:TROW)
2.7%$2.0806/11/20151986-9.7%Biggest Movers in Financial Stocks Now – CACC FIG TROW JNS
TargetTarget
(NYE:TGT)
2.7%$2.2408/17/201519657.8%5 Retirement Stocks to Buy for a Growth Spurt
UGIUGI
(NYE:UGI)
2.5%$0.9106/11/20151885-4.5%Biggest Movers in Utilities Stocks Now – ITC POR SE UGI
Universal Health Realty TrustUniversal Health Realty Trust
(NYE:UHT)
5.3%$2.5606/15/201519870.5%7 Small Caps That Promise Big Returns
V.F. CorporationV.F. Corporation
(NYE:VFC)
1.8%$1.2806/05/201519411.5%Biggest Movers in Consumer Cyclical Stocks Now – MTOR WSM CTB JAH
W.W. GraingerW.W. Grainger
(NYE:GWW)
2%$4.6805/07/20151965-11%Hottest Consumer Cyclical Stocks Now – HOG NAV WWW CRC
WalmartWalmart
(NYE:WMT)
2.7%$1.9608/05/20151973-15.9%24-Hour No More: Dozens of Walmart Stores Ending Overnight Hours
COMPANY DIVIDEND YIELD ANNUAL DIV RATE EX-DIV DATE DIVIDENDS PAID SINCE YTD RETURN RECENT NEWS

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