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%$4.1005/20/20151916-2.4%Options Baby Steps: 3 Blue-Chip Covered Calls
Abbott LaboratoriesAbbott Laboratories
(NYE:ABT)
2%$0.9604/13/201519269.4%Biggest Movers in Healthcare Stocks Now – IRWD CNMD ABT RGEN
AFLACAFLAC
(NYE:AFL)
2.5%$1.5605/18/201519732.1%Aflac Incorporated: Only Buy AFL Stock on Weakness
Air Products & ChemicalsAir Products & Chemicals
(NYE:APD)
2.2%$3.2406/29/201519542.2%Biggest Movers in Basic Materials Stocks Now – FUL AEM AUY EGO
Archer Daniels MidlandArcher Daniels Midland
(NYE:ADM)
2.1%$1.1205/19/201519271.2%Biggest Movers in Consumer Noncyclical Stocks Now – CPB COKE DF HLF
AT&TAT&T
(NYE:T)
5.4%$1.8804/08/201519843.4%Comcast Stock Surrounded by Too Much Static (CMCSA)
Atmos EnergyAtmos Energy
(NYE:ATO)
2.9%$1.5605/21/20151984-3.5%Hottest Utilities Stocks Now – NGG TRP CMLP OKE
Automatic Data ProcessingAutomatic Data Processing
(NGS:ADP)
2.3%$1.9606/10/201519743.2%5 Stocks With Charts That Scream ‘Buy!’
Becton, Dickinson & CoBecton, Dickinson & Co
(NYE:BDX)
1.7%$2.4006/05/201519261.7%7 Medical Devices Stocks to Buy Now
Bemis CompanyBemis Company
(NYE:BMS)
2.4%$1.1205/15/201519223.1%Biggest Movers in Basic Materials Stocks Now – GPRE SHI TREX VEDL
Brown-FormanBrown-Forman
(NYE:BF.B)
1.3%$1.2606/01/201519607.9%Biggest Movers in Consumer Noncyclical Stocks Now – TAP SAM WWAV STZ
C.R. BardC.R. Bard
(NYE:BCR)
0.5%$0.8804/23/201519602.8%Hottest Healthcare Stocks Now – EBS ICUI BMY WCG
Cardinal HealthCardinal Health
(NYE:CAH)
1.7%$1.5506/29/201519839.4%7 Large-Cap Healthcare Stocks to Buy Now
ChevronChevron
(NYE:CVX)
4.2%$4.2805/15/20151912-8.1%5 Stocks at Risk From a Stronger U.S. Dollar
Chubb CorporationChubb Corporation
(NYE:CB)
2.3%$2.2803/11/20151902-5.3%Home Depot Heads 15 Dividend Stocks Increasing Payouts
Cincinnati FinancialCincinnati Financial
(NGS:CINF)
3.6%$1.8406/15/20151954-1.9%3 Retirement Stocks Paying More Than Just Dividends
CintasCintas
(NGS:CTAS)
1%$0.8511/05/2014198410%Biggest Movers in Services Stocks Now – OIBR VIPS OCR RAD
CloroxClorox
(NYE:CLX)
2.8%$3.0807/20/201519684.6%5 Best Sectors to Watch This Week
Coca-ColaCoca-Cola
(NYE:KO)
3.2%$1.3206/11/20151893-2.6%10 ‘Safe’ Stocks to Buy Before a Pullback Begins
Colgate-PalmoliveColgate-Palmolive
(NYE:CL)
2.3%$1.5204/21/20151895-2.5%Biggest Movers in Consumer Noncyclical Stocks Now – POST TSN EL KOF
Consolidated EdisonConsolidated Edison
(NYE:ED)
4.2%$2.6005/18/20151885-6.6%Biggest Movers in Utilities Stocks Now – CQP WGL WES XEL
Dover CorporationDover Corporation
(NYE:DOV)
2.1%$1.6005/27/201519476.5%9 Machinery Stocks to Sell Now
EcolabEcolab
(NYE:ECL)
1.2%$1.3206/12/201519369.2%Hottest Consumer Noncyclical Stocks Now – VCO REV OC IPAR
Emerson ElectricEmerson Electric
(NYE:EMR)
3.1%$1.8805/13/20151947-1.4%Biggest Movers in Technology Stocks Now – YOKU TSL QSII CRM
ExxonMobilExxonMobil
(NYE:XOM)
3.4%$2.9205/11/20151882-7.7%Should You Buy Exxon Mobil (XOM)? 3 Pros, 3 Cons
Family DollarFamily Dollar
(NYE:FDO)
1.6%$1.2409/11/20141976-1.7%DLTR Is a Bargain Hunters’ Best Friend
Franklin ResourcesFranklin Resources
(NYE:BEN)
1.2%$0.6003/27/20151981-7.1%Hottest Financial Stocks Now – NBG DNP FNF NMR
Genuine PartsGenuine Parts
(NYE:GPC)
2.6%$2.4606/03/20151948-13.5%Biggest Movers in Consumer Cyclical Stocks Now – F CTB PVH RGR
HCPHCP
(NYE:HCP)
5.7%$2.2605/07/20151985-11.3%HCP Stock Tanks Despite Earnings Beat
HormelHormel
(NYE:HRL)
1.7%$1.0007/16/2015192811.1%Hormel Foods Corp (HRL) Bites Into Organic With Applegate Farms Deal
Illinois Tool WorksIllinois Tool Works
(NYE:ITW)
2%$1.9406/26/201519330.6%Hottest Consumer Cyclical Stocks Now – NTK NAV AXL WSM
Johnson & JohnsonJohnson & Johnson
(NYE:JNJ)
3%$3.0005/21/20151944-3.4%Biggest Movers in Healthcare Stocks Now – MNTA ALXN ARRY IPXL
Kimberly-ClarkKimberly-Clark
(NYE:KMB)
3.2%$3.5206/03/20151935-5.2%Hottest Consumer Noncyclical Stocks Now – GMK COKE MDLZ NUS
Leggett & PlattLeggett & Platt
(NYE:LEG)
2.6%$1.2406/11/2015193911.3%Biggest Movers in Consumer Cyclical Stocks Now – F CTB PVH RGR
Lowe’sLowe’s
(NYE:LOW)
1.3%$0.9204/20/201519612.4%LOW: Don’t Knock Lowe’s for Lagging Behind Home Depot
McCormick & CoMcCormick & Co
(NYE:MKC)
2%$1.6004/01/201519255.8%Biggest Movers in Consumer Noncyclical Stocks Now – POST ADM HRL HSY
McDonald’sMcDonald’s
(NYE:MCD)
3.4%$3.4005/28/201519762.7%Where Burger King Is Testing Hot Dogs, Corn Dogs
MedtronicMedtronic
(NYE:MDT)
1.6%$1.2203/26/201519776.8%5 Strong Stocks to Buy Today!
NucorNucor
(NYE:NUE)
3.1%$1.4903/27/20151973-3.3%Biggest Movers in Basic Materials Stocks Now – X STLD CMC FBR
PepsiCoPepsiCo
(NYE:PEP)
2.9%$2.8106/03/201519522.6%Biggest Movers in Consumer Noncyclical Stocks Now – TAP SAM WWAV STZ
PPG IndustriesPPG Industries
(NYE:PPG)
1.3%$2.8805/07/20151899-0.7%7 Best Dividend Stocks Paying Investors for 100 Years or More
Procter & GambleProcter & Gamble
(NYE:PG)
3.3%$2.6504/23/20151891-12.9%Hottest Consumer Noncyclical Stocks Now – PPC GMCR NUS USNA
Sherwin-WilliamsSherwin-Williams
(NYE:SHW)
0.9%$2.6805/13/2015197910.2%Sherwin-Williams – Buy SHW Stock for Profits, Protection
Sigma-AldrichSigma-Aldrich
(NGS:SIAL)
0.7%$0.9205/28/201519701.2%Biggest Movers in Basic Materials Stocks Now – SIM VALE TX TNH
Stanley Black & DeckerStanley Black & Decker
(NYE:SWK)
2%$2.0806/01/201518777.3%Biggest Movers in Consumer Cyclical Stocks Now – DORM OXM ALV NTK
SyscoSysco
(NYE:SYY)
3.2%$1.2006/30/20151970-6%Hottest Services Stocks Now – RRGB ASNA TJX BLDR
T. Rowe PriceT. Rowe Price
(NGS:TROW)
2.6%$2.0806/11/20151986-5.6%Biggest Movers in Financial Stocks Now – CACC FIG TROW JNS
TargetTarget
(NYE:TGT)
2.6%$2.0805/18/201519655.2%5 Strong Stocks to Buy Today!
UGIUGI
(NYE:UGI)
2.5%$0.9106/11/20151885-2.9%Hottest Utilities Stocks Now – PNM HNP NGG UGI
Universal Health Realty TrustUniversal Health Realty Trust
(NYE:UHT)
5.2%$2.5203/13/20151987-0.2%7 Small Caps That Promise Big Returns
V.F. CorporationV.F. Corporation
(NYE:VFC)
1.8%$1.2806/05/20151941-5%Hottest Consumer Cyclical Stocks Now – JCI TTM RL GM
W.W. GraingerW.W. Grainger
(NYE:GWW)
1.9%$4.6805/07/20151965-4.3%Hottest Consumer Cyclical Stocks Now – RL ICON HELE KORS
WalmartWalmart
(NYE:WMT)
2.6%$1.9608/05/20151973-12.8%5 Stocks to Sell for June
COMPANY DIVIDEND YIELD ANNUAL DIV RATE EX-DIV DATE DIVIDENDS PAID SINCE YTD RETURN RECENT NEWS

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