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)
2.2%$3.4208/20/201419169.6%3 Covered Calls to Make Bank on Blue Chips
Abbott LaboratoriesAbbott Laboratories
(NYE:ABT)
2%$0.8810/10/2014192613.7%5 Dividend Stocks to Rely On During Dips
AFLACAFLAC
(NYE:AFL)
2.6%$1.5611/17/20141973-10.6%Insurance, Oil, and Casinos — 11 Dividend Stocks Increasing Payouts
Air Products & ChemicalsAir Products & Chemicals
(NYE:APD)
2.3%$3.0809/29/2014195420.5%Biggest Movers in Basic Materials Stocks Now – APD ACH ROLL VHI
Archer Daniels MidlandArcher Daniels Midland
(NYE:ADM)
2.1%$0.9608/19/201419278.3%Biggest Movers in Consumer Noncyclical Stocks Now – USNA BRFS REV USTR
AT&TAT&T
(NYE:T)
5.3%$1.8410/08/20141984-0.9%FTC Sues AT&T (T) for Throttling ‘Unlimited’ Data Plans
Atmos EnergyAtmos Energy
(NYE:ATO)
2.8%$1.4808/21/2014198416.7%Biggest Movers in Utilities Stocks Now – OGE ATO MWE SE
Automatic Data ProcessingAutomatic Data Processing
(NGS:ADP)
2.4%$1.9209/10/201419741.2%Hottest Services Stocks Now – RAD PIR MGM CHL
Becton, Dickinson & CoBecton, Dickinson & Co
(NYE:BDX)
1.7%$2.1809/05/2014192616.5%Hottest Healthcare Stocks Now – SLXP BDX WCG CLDX
Bemis CompanyBemis Company
(NYE:BMS)
2.8%$1.0808/15/20141922-6.1%Hottest Basic Materials Stocks Now – CRS UFS PH CLW
Brown-FormanBrown-Forman
(NYE:BF.B)
1.3%$1.1609/04/2014196022.6%Hottest Consumer Noncyclical Stocks Now – PPC ANDE HAIN AGRO
C.R. BardC.R. Bard
(NYE:BCR)
0.5%$0.8810/16/2014196022.4%5 Stocks With Great Earnings Momentum — KNSY REGI BELFB STV BCR
Cardinal HealthCardinal Health
(NYE:CAH)
1.8%$1.3709/29/2014198317.5%4 Health Care Provider Stocks to Buy Now
ChevronChevron
(NYE:CVX)
3.7%$4.2811/14/20141912-4%16 Oil and Gas Stocks to Sell Now
Chubb CorporationChubb Corporation
(NYE:CB)
2%$2.0009/17/201419022.8%Hottest Financial Stocks Now – KB WF NPBC AFSI
Cincinnati FinancialCincinnati Financial
(NGS:CINF)
3.5%$1.7609/15/20141954-3.6%10 Insurance Stocks to Sell Now
CintasCintas
(NGS:CTAS)
1.2%$0.8511/05/2014198422.9%Hottest Services Stocks Now – URI BWS RH SAH
CloroxClorox
(NYE:CLX)
3%$2.9610/27/201419687.3%Biggest Movers in Consumer Noncyclical Stocks Now – FMX DF TR JJSF
Coca-ColaCoca-Cola
(NYE:KO)
2.9%$1.2211/26/201418931.4%5 Blue-Chip Stocks Highly Vulnerable to Eurozone Weakness
Colgate-PalmoliveColgate-Palmolive
(NYE:CL)
2.2%$1.4410/15/201418952.6%Biggest Movers in Consumer Noncyclical Stocks Now – FMX DF TR JJSF
Consolidated EdisonConsolidated Edison
(NYE:ED)
4%$2.5211/07/2014188514.6%Hottest Utilities Stocks Now – ENI ETP OTTR CVA
Dover CorporationDover Corporation
(NYE:DOV)
2%$1.6008/27/20141947-17.7%Hottest Basic Materials Stocks Now – CRS UFS PH CLW
EcolabEcolab
(NYE:ECL)
1%$1.1009/12/201419366.7%Biggest Movers in Consumer Noncyclical Stocks Now – SAM SEB PPC FIZZ
Emerson ElectricEmerson Electric
(NYE:EMR)
2.7%$1.7208/13/20141947-8.7%Hottest Technology Stocks Now – GRMN PBI BBRY AAPL
ExxonMobilExxonMobil
(NYE:XOM)
2.9%$2.7611/07/20141882-4.4%Where to Look for Yield When Gas Prices Are Low
Family DollarFamily Dollar
(NYE:FDO)
1.6%$1.2409/11/2014197620.5%Baby Wipes Recall: 10 Brands With Possible Bacteria Contamination
Franklin ResourcesFranklin Resources
(NYE:BEN)
0.9%$0.4809/26/20141981-3.7%Biggest Movers in Financial Stocks Now – CBOE GBL BEN IBOC
Genuine PartsGenuine Parts
(NYE:GPC)
2.4%$2.3009/03/2014194816.7%Hottest Consumer Cyclical Stocks Now – TM BC DW TPX
HCPHCP
(NYE:HCP)
5%$2.1811/06/2014198521.1%5 High Dividend Stocks Safe From Market Meltdowns
HormelHormel
(NYE:HRL)
1.5%$0.8010/16/2014192819.3%Biggest Movers in Consumer Noncyclical Stocks Now – OC LO HRL KOF
Illinois Tool WorksIllinois Tool Works
(NYE:ITW)
2.2%$1.9409/26/201419338.3%Biggest Movers in Consumer Cyclical Stocks Now – HAR TEN CLC PCAR
Johnson & JohnsonJohnson & Johnson
(NYE:JNJ)
2.6%$2.8011/21/2014194417.7%Hottest Healthcare Stocks Now – BABY LUX PDLI ABBV
Kimberly-ClarkKimberly-Clark
(NYE:KMB)
3%$3.3609/03/201419359.4%Hottest Consumer Noncyclical Stocks Now – PG MJN REV DLX
Leggett & PlattLeggett & Platt
(NYE:LEG)
3.2%$1.2409/11/2014193927.3%Hottest Consumer Cyclical Stocks Now – SCSS DAN NAV TPX
Lowe’sLowe’s
(NYE:LOW)
1.6%$0.9210/20/2014196115.4%Trade of the Day: Lowe’s (LOW)
McCormick & CoMcCormick & Co
(NYE:MKC)
2.1%$1.4810/08/201419252.6%Biggest Movers in Consumer Noncyclical Stocks Now – BF.A WWAV NWL MKC
McDonald’sMcDonald’s
(NYE:MCD)
3.6%$3.4011/26/20141976-3.4%Why IBM, SHLD and MCD Need New CEOs
MedtronicMedtronic
(NYE:MDT)
1.8%$1.2210/01/2014197718.8%3 Medical Devices Stocks to Buy Now
NucorNucor
(NYE:NUE)
2.8%$1.4809/26/201419731.3%Biggest Movers in Basic Materials Stocks Now – MTX AGU SID FBR
PepsiCoPepsiCo
(NYE:PEP)
2.8%$2.6609/03/2014195216%PZZA, PEP: Papa John’s Teams Up With Pepsi for Frito Pie
PPG IndustriesPPG Industries
(NYE:PPG)
1.4%$2.6811/06/201418997.4%Hottest Basic Materials Stocks Now – PH HUN MWV MT
Procter & GambleProcter & Gamble
(NYE:PG)
3%$2.5710/22/201418917.2%Procter & Gamble Ditches Duracell, Still Looks Like a Waste
Sherwin-WilliamsSherwin-Williams
(NYE:SHW)
1%$2.2011/12/2014197925.1%Biggest Movers in Basic Materials Stocks Now – SNHY ATI OI KWR
Sigma-AldrichSigma-Aldrich
(NGS:SIAL)
0.7%$0.9211/26/2014197044.6%Biggest Movers in Basic Materials Stocks Now – SIM VALE TX TNH
Stanley Black & DeckerStanley Black & Decker
(NYE:SWK)
2.3%$2.0812/03/2014187716%5 Machinery Stocks to Sell Now
SyscoSysco
(NYE:SYY)
3%$1.1610/01/201419706.8%3 Dividend Stocks That Have Delivered Cash for Decades
T. Rowe PriceT. Rowe Price
(NGS:TROW)
2.2%$1.7612/12/20141986-2%Biggest Movers in Financial Stocks Now – BR FII BAP KEY
TargetTarget
(NYE:TGT)
3.4%$2.0811/17/20141965-2.3%AMZN Beware: Target (TGT) Is Going for Your Jugular
UGIUGI
(NYE:UGI)
2.3%$0.8709/11/20141885-9.1%Hottest Utilities Stocks Now – BKH DYN SJI ORA
Universal Health Realty TrustUniversal Health Realty Trust
(NYE:UHT)
5.2%$2.5209/12/2014198720.9%5 Reasons I Own So Many Individual Dividend Paying Stocks
V.F. CorporationV.F. Corporation
(NYE:VFC)
1.9%$1.2812/05/201419418.6%3 Fashion and Apparel Stocks to Buy Now
W.W. GraingerW.W. Grainger
(NYE:GWW)
1.8%$4.3211/06/20141965-3.4%Hottest Consumer Cyclical Stocks Now – TM BC DW TPX
WalgreenWalgreen
(NYE:WAG)
2.1%$1.3511/13/2014193311.8%Walgreen: The Drug Empire Strikes Back
WalmartWalmart
(NYE:WMT)
2.5%$1.9212/03/20141973-3.1%Kohl’s Black Friday Hours: Doors to Open 6pm on Thanksgiving
COMPANY DIVIDEND YIELD ANNUAL DIV RATE EX-DIV DATE DIVIDENDS PAID SINCE YTD RETURN RECENT NEWS

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