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%$4.4405/18/2016191612.1%3 Blue-Chip Stocks Taking a Turn for the Worst
Abbott LaboratoriesAbbott Laboratories
(NYE:ABT)
2.6%$1.0404/13/20161926-12.5%Bear of the Day: AbbVie Inc Slide Shows No Quick End (ABBV)
AFLACAFLAC
(NYE:AFL)
2.4%$1.6405/16/2016197316.1%Aflac Incorporated (AFL): Buy the Dips, But Sell the Rips
Air Products & ChemicalsAir Products & Chemicals
(NYE:APD)
2.4%$3.4406/29/2016195410%These 68 Blue Chips Are on the Move
Archer Daniels MidlandArcher Daniels Midland
(NYE:ADM)
2.8%$1.2005/16/2016192717.9%Start Your Dividend Portfolio With These Steady Stocks
AT&TAT&T
(NYE:T)
4.9%$1.9204/06/2016198413.3%An Easy Strategy To Double Your Dividends
Atmos EnergyAtmos Energy
(NYE:ATO)
2.3%$1.6805/19/2016198415.3%5 “Must-Buy” Momentum Stocks (ATO, CINF, CRM, G, TTWO)
Automatic Data ProcessingAutomatic Data Processing
(NGS:ADP)
2.4%$2.1206/08/201619743.9%Prepare For the Dividend Rush With These 59 Stocks
Becton, Dickinson & CoBecton, Dickinson & Co
(NYE:BDX)
1.6%$2.6406/07/201619268.4%Start Your Dividend Portfolio With These Steady Stocks
Bemis CompanyBemis Company
(NYE:BMS)
2.3%$1.1605/13/2016192212.5%Biggest Movers in Basic Materials Stocks Now – NGD CRS SWC WOR
Brown-FormanBrown-Forman
(NYE:BF.B)
1.4%$1.3603/07/20161960-0.9%Alcohol Stocks: 2 to Tap, 2 to Dump (ABEV BF.B CCU SAM)
C.R. BardC.R. Bard
(NYE:BCR)
0.4%$0.9604/28/2016196015.6%Start Your Dividend Portfolio With These Steady Stocks
Cardinal HealthCardinal Health
(NYE:CAH)
2.3%$1.8006/29/20161983-12.5%7 Stock Charts That Traders Need to See NOW
ChevronChevron
(NYE:CVX)
4.2%$4.2805/17/2016191213.4%5 Blue Chips Laying Off Thousands of Workers
Chubb CorporationChubb Corporation
(NYE:CB)
2.2%$2.7606/28/201619028.9%8 Dividend Stocks Increasing Payouts — JPM CLX MNRO LUV CB LEG NOC CATO
Cincinnati FinancialCincinnati Financial
(NGS:CINF)
2.8%$1.9206/20/2016195417.1%Cincinnati Financial Is At the Head of the Insurance Class (CINF)
CintasCintas
(NGS:CTAS)
1.1%$1.0511/04/201519844.4%5 Stocks to Buy in No-Good, Stinkin’ May
CloroxClorox
(NYE:CLX)
2.5%$3.2007/25/201619682.3%8 Dividend Stocks Increasing Payouts — JPM CLX MNRO LUV CB LEG NOC CATO
Coca-ColaCoca-Cola
(NYE:KO)
3.1%$1.4006/13/201618934.2%Prepare For the Dividend Rush With These 59 Stocks
Colgate-PalmoliveColgate-Palmolive
(NYE:CL)
2.2%$1.5604/20/201618956%10 Blue-Chip Stocks That Have Nothing Left to Give
Consolidated EdisonConsolidated Edison
(NYE:ED)
3.7%$2.6805/16/2016188513.2%5 High Yield Growth Stocks With 11% to 38% Upside
Dover CorporationDover Corporation
(NYE:DOV)
2.5%$1.6805/26/201619478.9%5 Big Earnings Duds: Can Any Claw Back?
EcolabEcolab
(NYE:ECL)
1.2%$1.4006/17/201619363.5%Prepare For the Dividend Rush With These 59 Stocks
Emerson ElectricEmerson Electric
(NYE:EMR)
3.6%$1.9005/11/201619479.1%4 Electrical Equipment Stocks to Sell Now
ExxonMobilExxonMobil
(NYE:XOM)
3.3%$3.0005/11/2016188215.5%3 Covered Calls for Wall Street’s Down Season – FB V XOM
Franklin ResourcesFranklin Resources
(NYE:BEN)
1.9%$0.7203/29/201619811.5%AFLAC Incorporated Is Even More Attractive After Earnings (AFL)
Genuine PartsGenuine Parts
(NYE:GPC)
2.7%$2.6306/01/2016194813%Building a Core Dividend Growth Portfolio With These Eight Companies
HCPHCP
(NYE:HCP)
7%$2.3005/05/20161985-13.6%Hottest Financial Stocks Now – OPHC WAC CHMG ACRE
HormelHormel
(NYE:HRL)
1.7%$0.5807/14/20161928-56%Hormel Foods Corp (HRL): Stay Away From the Spam!
Illinois Tool WorksIllinois Tool Works
(NYE:ITW)
2.1%$2.2006/28/2016193313.7%Start Your Dividend Portfolio With These Steady Stocks
Johnson & JohnsonJohnson & Johnson
(NYE:JNJ)
2.8%$3.2005/20/2016194410.1%7 Bulletproof Blue-Chip Stocks to Buy
Kimberly-ClarkKimberly-Clark
(NYE:KMB)
2.9%$3.6806/08/201619350.9%Prepare For the Dividend Rush With These 59 Stocks
Leggett & PlattLeggett & Platt
(NYE:LEG)
2.7%$1.3606/13/2016193918.5%8 Dividend Stocks Increasing Payouts — JPM CLX MNRO LUV CB LEG NOC CATO
Lowe’sLowe’s
(NYE:LOW)
1.7%$1.4007/18/201619615.7%Nordstrom, Inc. Struggles Continue to Punish JWN Stock
McCormick & CoMcCormick & Co
(NYE:MKC)
1.8%$1.7204/07/2016192514.3%McCormick Drops Plan to Buy Premier Foods
McDonald’sMcDonald’s
(NYE:MCD)
2.9%$3.5606/02/201619764.3%McDonald’s Corporation (MCD) Vs. Sonic Corporation (SONC): Do You Prefer Fat or Lean Stock?
MedtronicMedtronic
(NYE:MDT)
1.9%$1.5203/22/201619776.2%5 Stocks With Awful Surprise — LAWS TWO MDT SALT CME
NucorNucor
(NYE:NUE)
3.1%$1.5003/29/2016197320.1%88 Blue Chip Stocks to Consider This Week
PepsiCoPepsiCo
(NYE:PEP)
3%$3.0106/01/201619522%10 Highest-Paid Female CEOs in 2015
PPG IndustriesPPG Industries
(NYE:PPG)
1.5%$1.6005/06/201618999.9%88 Blue Chip Stocks to Consider This Week
Procter & GambleProcter & Gamble
(NYE:PG)
3.3%$2.6804/14/201618912.5%5 Dow Jones Dividend Stocks With Sweet (And Sweetening!) Yields
Sherwin-WilliamsSherwin-Williams
(NYE:SHW)
1.2%$3.3605/18/2016197912.4%7 Dividend Stocks With “Hidden” Yields
Stanley Black & DeckerStanley Black & Decker
(NYE:SWK)
1.9%$2.2005/27/201618776%3 Machinery Stocks to Buy Now
SyscoSysco
(NYE:SYY)
2.5%$1.2406/29/2016197018.7%Hottest Wholesale Trade Stocks Now – FENX
T. Rowe PriceT. Rowe Price
(NGS:TROW)
2.8%$2.1606/13/201619867.9%AFLAC Incorporated Is Even More Attractive After Earnings (AFL)
TargetTarget
(NYE:TGT)
3.3%$2.2405/16/20161965-5.1%Target Corporation: An Attractively Valued Dividend Champion on Sale (TGT)
UGIUGI
(NYE:UGI)
2.2%$0.9506/13/2016188528.6%Biggest Movers in Transportation Stocks Now – SJI OKE LUV PEGI
Universal Health Realty TrustUniversal Health Realty Trust
(NYE:UHT)
4.8%$2.5803/14/201619877%7 Small Caps That Promise Big Returns
V.F. CorporationV.F. Corporation
(NYE:VFC)
2.4%$1.4806/08/201619410.2%Prepare For the Dividend Rush With These 59 Stocks
W.W. GraingerW.W. Grainger
(NYE:GWW)
2.2%$4.8805/05/2016196511.5%Start Your Dividend Portfolio With These Steady Stocks
WalmartWalmart
(NYE:WMT)
2.8%$2.0008/10/2016197315.4%How I Plan to Become Financially Independent by 2018
COMPANY DIVIDEND YIELD ANNUAL DIV RATE EX-DIV DATE DIVIDENDS PAID SINCE YTD RETURN RECENT NEWS

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