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)
2.3%$4.7005/17/2017191612.4%The Industrial Select Sector SPDR Fund ETF (XLI): The Quick Guide to XLI
Abbott LaboratoriesAbbott Laboratories
(NYE:ABT)
2.4%$1.0604/11/2017192616.4%3 Dividend Stocks to Buy for 12 Months of Retirement Income
AFLACAFLAC
(NYE:AFL)
2.3%$1.7205/22/201719737.5%7 Dividend Growth Stocks on Sale Today
Air Products & ChemicalsAir Products & Chemicals
(NYE:APD)
2.6%$3.8006/29/201719540.1%Air Products & Chemicals, Inc. (APD) and United Security Bancshares (USBO) Lead 14 Investor Filings
Archer Daniels MidlandArcher Daniels Midland
(NYE:ADM)
3%$1.2805/16/20171927-7%Why Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. (AMD), Ford Motor Company (F) and Archer Daniels Midland Company (ADM) Are 3 of Today’s Worst Stocks
AT&TAT&T
(NYE:T)
5%$1.9204/06/20171984-10.4%Here’s How Sprint Corp (S) Stock Can Return 20%-25%
Atmos EnergyAtmos Energy
(NYE:ATO)
2.2%$1.8005/18/2017198411.7%Ex-Dividend Reminders Include Aramark, Nordstrom, Inc. (ARMK, JWN)
Automatic Data ProcessingAutomatic Data Processing
(NGS:ADP)
2.3%$2.2806/07/20171974-1.4%Automatic Data Processing (ADP) Stock Is a Trader’s Dream Right Now
Becton, Dickinson & CoBecton, Dickinson & Co
(NYE:BDX)
1.6%$2.9206/07/2017192612.6%Why Wayfair Inc (W), Sprouts Farmers Market Inc (SFM) and Becton Dickinson and Co (BDX) Are 3 of Today’s Worst Stocks
Bemis CompanyBemis Company
(NYE:BMS)
2.7%$1.2005/15/20171922-6.2%Ex-Dividend Reminders Include W. R. Grace & Co (GRA)
Brown-FormanBrown-Forman
(NYE:BF.B)
1.4%$0.7306/01/2017196015.2%10 Mergers & Acquisitions Investors Would Love to See
C.R. BardC.R. Bard
(NYE:BCR)
0.3%$1.0404/27/2017196037.4%3 Stocks to Watch on Monday: Hasbro, Inc. (HAS), Halliburton Company (HAL) and C R Bard Inc (BCR)
Cardinal HealthCardinal Health
(NYE:CAH)
2.5%$1.8506/29/201719831.6%10 Dividend Stocks Increasing Payouts — AAPL PEP CAH PSX MIC EXPD BAX PFG MAR SEP
ChevronChevron
(NYE:CVX)
4.1%$4.3205/17/20171912-11%Why Chesapeake Energy Might Be Out of Rallies
Chubb CorporationChubb Corporation
(NYE:CB)
1.9%$2.7606/28/201719027.7%6 Dividend Stocks Increasing Payouts – CB NOC LUV MMC KEY GNTX
Cincinnati FinancialCincinnati Financial
(NGS:CINF)
2.9%$2.0006/19/20171954-7.7%4 Stocks Set to Insure Your Portfolio After Earnings Beats (CB, SIGI, RGA, AJG)
CintasCintas
(NGS:CTAS)
1.1%$1.3311/02/201619848.3%3 Stocks to Watch on Friday: Cal-Maine Foods Inc (CALM), Cintas Corporation (CTAS) and OHR Pharmaceutical Inc (OHRP)
CloroxClorox
(NYE:CLX)
2.5%$3.3607/17/2017196812.5%10 Mergers & Acquisitions Investors Would Love to See
Coca-ColaCoca-Cola
(NYE:KO)
3.3%$1.4806/13/201718939.5%11 Dividend Stocks to Sell Right Away
Colgate-PalmoliveColgate-Palmolive
(NYE:CL)
2.1%$1.6004/19/2017189515.3%Stocks Suffer Worst Selloff in Months on Trump Chaos
Consolidated EdisonConsolidated Edison
(NYE:ED)
3.4%$2.7605/15/2017188511.4%78 Stock Upgrades and Downgrades for the Week
Dover CorporationDover Corporation
(NYE:DOV)
2.1%$1.7605/26/2017194710.1%Dover Corp (DOV) Hits 52-Week High: What’s Driving DOV Stock?
EcolabEcolab
(NYE:ECL)
1.1%$1.4806/16/2017193612%Why Air Products & Chemicals, Inc. Is a Top 25 SAFE Dividend Stock (APD)
Emerson ElectricEmerson Electric
(NYE:EMR)
3.3%$1.9205/10/201719475.7%7 Stocks That Will Hit All-Time Highs in 2017
ExxonMobilExxonMobil
(NYE:XOM)
3.8%$3.0805/10/20171882-9.6%Why Chesapeake Energy Might Be Out of Rallies
Franklin ResourcesFranklin Resources
(NYE:BEN)
1.9%$0.8003/29/201719815.4%9 Dividend Stocks Increasing Payouts — GE PFE O LLY BA BEN SEIC WDFC AMT
Genuine PartsGenuine Parts
(NYE:GPC)
2.9%$2.7006/07/20171948-2.4%10 Dividend Aristocrats That Are Ready to Rally
HCPHCP
(NYE:HCP)
4.7%$1.4805/04/201719855.1%7 Stocks to Sell Thanks to TERRIBLE Seasonality
HormelHormel
(NYE:HRL)
2.1%$0.6807/13/20171928-4.9%Why Hormel Foods Corp (HRL), Marathon Oil Corporation (MRO) and HP Inc (HPQ) Are 3 of Today’s Worst Stocks
Illinois Tool WorksIllinois Tool Works
(NYE:ITW)
1.9%$2.6006/28/2017193314.6%Why You Shouldn’t Bet Against Illinois Tool Works Inc. (ITW) Stock
Johnson & JohnsonJohnson & Johnson
(NYE:JNJ)
2.6%$3.3605/25/2017194410.2%Dow 30 Stock Roundup: Home Depot (HD), Cisco (CSCO) and Walmart (WMT) Beat on Earnings
Kimberly-ClarkKimberly-Clark
(NYE:KMB)
3%$3.8806/07/2017193513.5%A Backdoor Way Into Vanguard’s Hottest Closed Fund (VDIGX)
Leggett & PlattLeggett & Platt
(NYE:LEG)
2.8%$1.4406/13/201719396.5%10 Dividend Stocks Increasing Payouts — TEL NWL FDS LEG CLX TSCO FNV SLF WAB CP
Lowe’sLowe’s
(NYE:LOW)
1.7%$1.4004/24/2017196113.8%Costco Wholesale Corporation (COST) Stock Is the Best of a Bad Breed
McCormick & CoMcCormick & Co
(NYE:MKC)
1.8%$1.8804/06/2017192511.9%The 10 Best Stocks for a “Set It and Forget It” Summer Portfolio
McDonald’sMcDonald’s
(NYE:MCD)
2.5%$3.7606/01/2017197623.1%Trade Netflix, Inc. (NFLX) Stock for a Stream of Profits
MedtronicMedtronic
(NYE:MDT)
2%$1.7203/22/2017197719.5%3 Dividend Stocks to Buy for 12 Months of Income
NucorNucor
(NYE:NUE)
2.6%$1.5103/29/20171973-2.3%3 Steel Stocks to Buy Ahead of Donald Trump’s Initiatives
PepsiCoPepsiCo
(NYE:PEP)
2.7%$3.2205/31/2017195212.7%The 5 Best Stocks to Buy for Mother’s Day
PPG IndustriesPPG Industries
(NYE:PPG)
1.5%$1.6005/08/2017189913.2%Ex-Dividend Reminders Include PPG Industries, Inc. (PPG)
Procter & GambleProcter & Gamble
(NYE:PG)
3.2%$2.7604/19/201718913.8%Consumer Staples Select Sect. SPDR (ETF) (XLP): The Quick Guide to XLP
Sherwin-WilliamsSherwin-Williams
(NYE:SHW)
1%$3.4005/17/2017197924.6%Why You Shouldn’t Bet Against Sherwin-Williams Co (SHW) Stock
Stanley Black & DeckerStanley Black & Decker
(NYE:SWK)
1.7%$2.3206/05/2017187719.3%Sears Holdings Corp (SHLD) Sues Craftsman Tools Vendor
SyscoSysco
(NYE:SYY)
2.4%$1.3207/05/20171970-1.7%A Backdoor Way Into Vanguard’s Hottest Closed Fund (VDIGX)
T. Rowe PriceT. Rowe Price
(NGS:TROW)
3.3%$2.2806/13/20171986-7.4%13 Companies Building Wealth For Long Term Shareholders
TargetTarget
(NYE:TGT)
4.4%$2.4005/15/20171965-24.7%Costco Wholesale Corporation (COST) Stock Is the Best of a Bad Breed
UGIUGI
(NYE:UGI)
2%$1.0006/13/201718859.4%12 Dividend Growth Stocks Rewarding Shareholders With A Raise
Universal Health Realty TrustUniversal Health Realty Trust
(NYE:UHT)
3.6%$2.6203/16/201719879.7%5 Consistent Dividend Payers Raising Distributions
V.F. CorporationV.F. Corporation
(NYE:VFC)
3.1%$1.6806/07/201719410.7%10 Mergers & Acquisitions Investors Would Love to See
W.W. GraingerW.W. Grainger
(NYE:GWW)
3%$5.1205/04/20171965-25.3%10 Dividend Stocks Increasing Payouts — XOM IBM GWW COST CMA POR BLL IEX LAZ NDAQ
WalmartWalmart
(NYE:WMT)
2.6%$2.0408/09/2017197313%Costco Wholesale Corporation (COST) Stock Is the Best of a Bad Breed
COMPANY DIVIDEND YIELD ANNUAL DIV RATE EX-DIV DATE DIVIDENDS PAID SINCE YTD RETURN RECENT NEWS

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