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%$4.4411/16/20161916-0.2%3M Co Q4 Earnings: What’s in the Cards for MMM Stock?
Abbott LaboratoriesAbbott Laboratories
(NYE:ABT)
2.6%$1.0601/11/201719264.9%Abbot Laboratories (ABT) Stock Should Start to Sizzle in 2017
AFLACAFLAC
(NYE:AFL)
2.5%$1.7211/14/20161973-0.4%17 Quality Dividend Stocks For 2017 and Beyond
Air Products & ChemicalsAir Products & Chemicals
(NYE:APD)
2.3%$3.4412/29/201619541%8 Chemicals Stocks to Buy Now
Archer Daniels MidlandArcher Daniels Midland
(NYE:ADM)
2.7%$1.2008/15/20161927-2.5%10 Companies That Should Be in the Dow Jones
AT&TAT&T
(NYE:T)
4.6%$1.9201/06/20171984-1.8%AT&T Inc. (T) Stockholders: Beware the CNN Spinoff!
Atmos EnergyAtmos Energy
(NYE:ATO)
2.4%$1.8011/23/201619840.1%Ex-Dividend Reminders Include Aramark, Nordstrom, Inc. (ARMK, JWN)
Automatic Data ProcessingAutomatic Data Processing
(NGS:ADP)
2.2%$2.2803/08/20171974-0.6%5 IT Services Stocks to Buy Now
Becton, Dickinson & CoBecton, Dickinson & Co
(NYE:BDX)
1.7%$2.9212/07/201619263.3%8 Dividend Stocks Increasing Payouts — MRK BDX HRL LANC ROP SJI KRG YORW
Bemis CompanyBemis Company
(NYE:BMS)
2.3%$1.1611/14/201619224.6%Canadian Banks: A License to Print Money
Brown-FormanBrown-Forman
(NYE:BF.B)
1.6%$0.7311/30/201619600.4%6 Dividend Stocks Rewarding Shareholders with a Raise
C.R. BardC.R. Bard
(NYE:BCR)
0.4%$1.0401/19/201719602.9%8 Health Care Equipment & Supplies Stocks to Buy Now
Cardinal HealthCardinal Health
(NYE:CAH)
2.4%$1.8012/29/201619833.7%10 Health Care Providers & Services Stocks to Sell Now
ChevronChevron
(NYE:CVX)
3.7%$4.3211/16/20161912-2%Should You Buy Chevron Corporation (CVX) Stock? 3 Pros, 3 Cons
Chubb CorporationChubb Corporation
(NYE:CB)
2.1%$2.7612/28/20161902-0.7%Buy This 8.5% Yielder Now and Hold It Forever (SDY, EVT)
Cincinnati FinancialCincinnati Financial
(NGS:CINF)
2.7%$1.9212/19/20161954-8.2%9 Insurance Stocks to Buy Now
CintasCintas
(NGS:CTAS)
1.2%$1.3311/02/20161984-1.9%3 Stocks to Watch on Friday: Cal-Maine Foods Inc (CALM), Cintas Corporation (CTAS) and OHR Pharmaceutical Inc (OHRP)
CloroxClorox
(NYE:CLX)
2.6%$3.2001/23/201719680.6%Why Clorox Co’s Recent Slide is No Surprise (CLX)
Coca-ColaCoca-Cola
(NYE:KO)
3.4%$1.4011/29/201618930.1%10 Blue-Chip Stocks That Could Be Holding You Back
Colgate-PalmoliveColgate-Palmolive
(NYE:CL)
2.3%$1.5601/19/201718953.5%Procter & Gamble Co (PG) Stock: This Quarter Is a BIG One
Consolidated EdisonConsolidated Edison
(NYE:ED)
3.8%$2.7602/13/20171885-1.1%6 Dividend Growth Stocks Raising Dividends Like Clockwork
Dover CorporationDover Corporation
(NYE:DOV)
2.2%$1.7611/28/201619474.1%Why Now May Be the Time to Dump Dover Corp (DOV)
EcolabEcolab
(NYE:ECL)
1.3%$1.4812/16/201619361.2%7 Dividend Growth Stocks Increasing Dividends
Emerson ElectricEmerson Electric
(NYE:EMR)
3.3%$1.9211/08/201619474.3%3 Dividend Kings Raising Dividends For 60+ Years (AWR, EMR, VVC)
ExxonMobilExxonMobil
(NYE:XOM)
3.5%$3.0011/08/20161882-5.9%Why Exxon Mobil Corporation (XOM) Stock Is a Poor Play on Oil
Franklin ResourcesFranklin Resources
(NYE:BEN)
2%$0.8012/28/201619811.9%9 Dividend Stocks Increasing Payouts — GE PFE O LLY BA BEN SEIC WDFC AMT
Genuine PartsGenuine Parts
(NYE:GPC)
2.6%$2.6312/07/201619480.5%Hottest Wholesale Trade Stocks Now – EDUC ANW BECN LKQ
HCPHCP
(NYE:HCP)
4.9%$1.4811/08/201619851.6%The 7 Best REITs to Buy for High Yield AND Growth
HormelHormel
(NYE:HRL)
1.9%$0.6801/12/201719284%17 Quality Dividend Stocks For 2017 and Beyond
Illinois Tool WorksIllinois Tool Works
(NYE:ITW)
2.1%$2.6012/28/201619330.8%Illinois Tool Works Inc. Q4 Earnings: What’s in Store For ITW Investors?
Johnson & JohnsonJohnson & Johnson
(NYE:JNJ)
2.8%$3.2002/24/20171944-1%10 Blue-Chip Stocks That Could Be Holding You Back
Kimberly-ClarkKimberly-Clark
(NYE:KMB)
3.2%$3.6812/07/201619352.1%17 Quality Dividend Stocks For 2017 and Beyond
Leggett & PlattLeggett & Platt
(NYE:LEG)
2.9%$1.3612/13/20161939-3.5%Leggett & Platt, Inc.’s Growth Plans Help Sustain LEG Momentum
Lowe’sLowe’s
(NYE:LOW)
2%$1.4001/23/201719612%Lowe’s Layoffs: Lowe’s Companies, Inc. (LOW) to Cut Around 3,000 Jobs
McCormick & CoMcCormick & Co
(NYE:MKC)
2%$1.8812/28/20161925-0.3%5 Dividend Stocks Increasing Payouts – DIS MKC NUE LZB COR
McDonald’sMcDonald’s
(NYE:MCD)
3.1%$3.7611/29/20161976-0.3%McDonald’s Corporation (MCD) Q4 Earnings Highlight Sluggish Sales
MedtronicMedtronic
(NYE:MDT)
2.3%$1.7212/21/201619774.9%3 Big Stock Charts for Friday: SPDR Gold Trust (ETF) (GLD), Medtronic PLC (MDT) and Caterpillar Inc. (CAT)
NucorNucor
(NYE:NUE)
2.5%$1.5112/28/201619730.7%Trade of the Day: Nucor Corporation (NUE) Stock Ready to Surge
PepsiCoPepsiCo
(NYE:PEP)
2.9%$3.0111/30/20161952-0.9%Oracle Corporation (ORCL) Stock Is the Right Place for Your Money
PPG IndustriesPPG Industries
(NYE:PPG)
1.6%$1.6002/15/201718995.3%5 Stocks to Buy for Enterprise Investors
Procter & GambleProcter & Gamble
(NYE:PG)
3.1%$2.6801/18/201718913.6%3 Key Blue-Chip Stocks Hogging All the Action
Sherwin-WilliamsSherwin-Williams
(NYE:SHW)
1.2%$3.3611/16/201619795.6%3 Big “Moat” Stocks Paying Investors 5% (TUP, IRM, VTR)
Stanley Black & DeckerStanley Black & Decker
(NYE:SWK)
1.9%$2.3211/30/201618774.3%Sears Holdings Corp (SHLD) Stock: All Debt, No Hope
SyscoSysco
(NYE:SYY)
2.5%$1.3201/04/20171970-3.4%US Foods Holding Corp a Backdoor Way To Profit From the Restaurant Boom (USFD)
T. Rowe PriceT. Rowe Price
(NGS:TROW)
2.9%$2.1612/13/20161986-2.6%The 10 Best Contrarian Stocks to Buy in the New Year
TargetTarget
(NYE:TGT)
3.7%$2.4002/13/20171965-11.7%Target Corporation (TGT) Inks Multi-Year Deal With Major League Soccer
UGIUGI
(NYE:UGI)
2.1%$0.9512/13/20161885-0.2%Biggest Movers in Transportation Stocks Now – GLBS GNRT GNK EGLE
Universal Health Realty TrustUniversal Health Realty Trust
(NYE:UHT)
4.1%$2.6212/14/20161987-1.3%5 Consistent Dividend Payers Raising Distributions
V.F. CorporationV.F. Corporation
(NYE:VFC)
3.2%$1.6812/07/20161941-2.2%17 Quality Dividend Stocks For 2017 and Beyond
W.W. GraingerW.W. Grainger
(NYE:GWW)
2%$4.8811/09/201619655.7%8 Trading Companies & Distributors Stocks to Buy Now
WalmartWalmart
(NYE:WMT)
3%$2.0012/07/20161973-3.6%3 Key Blue-Chip Stocks Hogging All the Action
COMPANY DIVIDEND YIELD ANNUAL DIV RATE EX-DIV DATE DIVIDENDS PAID SINCE YTD RETURN RECENT NEWS

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