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)
2.7%$4.4402/10/2016191611.1%Top 10 Financial Ratios for Successful Dividend Investing
Abbott LaboratoriesAbbott Laboratories
(NYE:ABT)
2.7%$1.0404/13/20161926-13.4%Why Abbott Laboratories (ABT), GNC Holdings Inc (GNC) and Symantec Corporation (SYMC) Are 3 of Today’s Worst Stocks
AFLACAFLAC
(NYE:AFL)
2.4%$1.6405/16/2016197315.1%Aflac Incorporated (AFL): Buy the Dips, But Sell the Rips
Air Products & ChemicalsAir Products & Chemicals
(NYE:APD)
2.4%$3.4403/30/2016195412.1%Realty Income Corp Leads 6 Dividend Stocks Increasing Payouts – APD CPGX O SEE UDR WPC
Archer Daniels MidlandArcher Daniels Midland
(NYE:ADM)
3%$1.2002/11/201619278.9%Archer Daniels Midland Company’s Swoon Continues (ADM)
AT&TAT&T
(NYE:T)
4.9%$1.9204/06/2016198412.8%Thursday’s Vital Data: Facebook Inc (FB), AT&T Inc. (T) and Netflix, Inc. (NFLX)
Atmos EnergyAtmos Energy
(NYE:ATO)
2.3%$1.6802/18/2016198415.1%5 “Must-Buy” Momentum Stocks (ATO, CINF, CRM, G, TTWO)
Automatic Data ProcessingAutomatic Data Processing
(NGS:ADP)
2.4%$2.1206/08/201619744.4%Welcome News on the Jobs Front
Becton, Dickinson & CoBecton, Dickinson & Co
(NYE:BDX)
1.6%$2.6403/08/201619264.7%Top 10 Financial Ratios for Successful Dividend Investing
Bemis CompanyBemis Company
(NYE:BMS)
2.3%$1.1602/12/2016192212.3%Biggest Movers in Basic Materials Stocks Now – NGD CRS SWC WOR
Brown-FormanBrown-Forman
(NYE:BF.B)
1.4%$1.3603/07/20161960-3%3 Best Booze Stocks to Buy
C.R. BardC.R. Bard
(NYE:BCR)
0.5%$0.9604/28/2016196012%Ex-Dividend Reminders: PNM Resources, Cooper and C. R. Bard
Cardinal HealthCardinal Health
(NYE:CAH)
2%$1.5503/30/20161983-12.1%Biggest Movers in Wholesale Trade Stocks Now – DPZ CAH AVT ABC
ChevronChevron
(NYE:CVX)
4.2%$4.2805/17/2016191213.6%Chevron Corporation Continues Chasing a Moving Target in Oil (CVX)
Chubb CorporationChubb Corporation
(NYE:CB)
2.3%$2.6803/29/20161902-11.1%40 Top Growth Stocks to Buy Before Earnings
Cincinnati FinancialCincinnati Financial
(NGS:CINF)
2.9%$1.9203/21/2016195411.6%5 Top Ranked Stocks Hitting 52-Week Highs
CintasCintas
(NGS:CTAS)
1.2%$1.0511/04/20151984-1.4%Why Investors Expect Years of Dividend Growth at Cintas (CTAS)
CloroxClorox
(NYE:CLX)
2.5%$3.0804/18/20161968-1.3%7 ‘Recession-Proof’ Consumer Goods to Ring Up
Coca-ColaCoca-Cola
(NYE:KO)
3.1%$1.4006/13/201618934.3%Top 10 Financial Ratios for Successful Dividend Investing
Colgate-PalmoliveColgate-Palmolive
(NYE:CL)
2.2%$1.5604/20/201618956.5%What You Need to Know Before You Buy These Blue Chips
Consolidated EdisonConsolidated Edison
(NYE:ED)
3.6%$2.6805/16/2016188516.1%3 Steady-Eddie Dividend Stocks to Trust
Dover CorporationDover Corporation
(NYE:DOV)
2.6%$1.6802/25/201619477.2%5 Big Earnings Duds: Can Any Claw Back?
EcolabEcolab
(NYE:ECL)
1.2%$1.4003/11/201619360.5%Top 10 Financial Ratios for Successful Dividend Investing
Emerson ElectricEmerson Electric
(NYE:EMR)
3.5%$1.9002/10/2016194714.2%60 Upgrades and Downgrades for the Week
ExxonMobilExxonMobil
(NYE:XOM)
3.4%$3.0005/11/2016188213.4%10 Dividend Stocks Increasing Payouts – AAPL UTX XOM WFC GWW XLNX EXC BBT SON AMP
Franklin ResourcesFranklin Resources
(NYE:BEN)
1.9%$0.7203/29/201619811.4%Prepare For the Dividend Rush With These 48 Stocks
Genuine PartsGenuine Parts
(NYE:GPC)
2.7%$2.6306/01/2016194811.7%5 Kingly Dividend Stocks for a Restful Retirement
HCPHCP
(NYE:HCP)
6.8%$2.3005/05/20161985-11.5%3 Shiny Dividend Stocks With Horrid Fundamentals
HormelHormel
(NYE:HRL)
1.5%$0.5804/14/20161928-51.3%7 ‘Recession-Proof’ Consumer Goods to Ring Up
Illinois Tool WorksIllinois Tool Works
(NYE:ITW)
2.1%$2.2003/29/2016193312.8%7 Dividend Stocks With Oodles of Room to Grow
Johnson & JohnsonJohnson & Johnson
(NYE:JNJ)
2.9%$3.2005/20/201619449.1%7 Pharmaceuticals Stocks to Buy Now
Kimberly-ClarkKimberly-Clark
(NYE:KMB)
2.9%$3.6803/02/20161935-1.7%5 Stocks With Ugly Free Cash Flow — FREE ESS ASR KMB CASY
Leggett & PlattLeggett & Platt
(NYE:LEG)
2.6%$1.2803/11/2016193917.3%40 Top Growth Stocks to Buy Before Earnings
McCormick & CoMcCormick & Co
(NYE:MKC)
1.8%$1.7204/07/201619259.6%McCormick Drops Plan to Buy Premier Foods
McDonald’sMcDonald’s
(NYE:MCD)
2.8%$3.5602/26/201619767.1%McDonald’s Corporation to Debut Healthier Chicken Nuggets Recipe
MedtronicMedtronic
(NYE:MDT)
1.9%$1.5203/22/201619772.9%5 Stocks With Ugly Surprise — LAWS MDT EMCI PPS VR
NucorNucor
(NYE:NUE)
3%$1.5003/29/2016197323.5%Top 10 Financial Ratios for Successful Dividend Investing
PepsiCoPepsiCo
(NYE:PEP)
2.7%$2.8103/02/201619523%Top 10 Financial Ratios for Successful Dividend Investing
PPG IndustriesPPG Industries
(NYE:PPG)
1.4%$1.6005/06/2016189911.7%10 Dividend Stocks Increasing Payouts – HFWA HXL LAD MPLX PPG SCHW SHLX SO TLLP TLP
Procter & GambleProcter & Gamble
(NYE:PG)
3.3%$2.6804/14/201618910.9%10 Stocks to Sell in May and Go Away
Sherwin-WilliamsSherwin-Williams
(NYE:SHW)
1.2%$3.3605/18/2016197910.7%7 Dividend Stocks With “Hidden” Yields
Stanley Black & DeckerStanley Black & Decker
(NYE:SWK)
2%$2.2005/27/201618774.9%7 Dividend Stocks That Have Paid Investors Since the 19th Century
SyscoSysco
(NYE:SYY)
2.7%$1.2403/30/2016197012.4%7 ‘Recession-Proof’ Consumer Goods to Ring Up
T. Rowe PriceT. Rowe Price
(NGS:TROW)
2.9%$2.1606/13/201619865.3%T. Rowe Price Investors Sue Over Excessive Fund Fees
TargetTarget
(NYE:TGT)
2.8%$2.2405/16/201619659.5%Target Corporation: Transgender Bathroom Stance May Cost TGT
UGIUGI
(NYE:UGI)
2.4%$0.9506/13/2016188519.2%7 Dividend Stocks That Have Paid Investors Since the 19th Century
Universal Health Realty TrustUniversal Health Realty Trust
(NYE:UHT)
4.7%$2.5803/14/201619879.2%7 Small Caps That Promise Big Returns
V.F. CorporationV.F. Corporation
(NYE:VFC)
2.3%$1.4806/08/201619411.3%How Lululemon Athletica Inc. (LULU) Can Beat Nike and Under Armour to the Punch
W.W. GraingerW.W. Grainger
(NYE:GWW)
2.1%$4.8805/05/2016196515.8%10 Dividend Stocks Increasing Payouts – AAPL UTX XOM WFC GWW XLNX EXC BBT SON AMP
WalmartWalmart
(NYE:WMT)
3%$2.0005/11/201619739.1%10 Stocks to Sell in May and Go Away
COMPANY DIVIDEND YIELD ANNUAL DIV RATE EX-DIV DATE DIVIDENDS PAID SINCE YTD RETURN RECENT NEWS

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