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%$4.7005/17/2017191619.2%Grab Hold of 3M Co (MMM) Stock and Don’t Let Go
Abbott LaboratoriesAbbott Laboratories
(NYE:ABT)
2.2%$1.0607/12/2017192627.8%113 Upgrades and Downgrades for the Week
AFLACAFLAC
(NYE:AFL)
2.2%$1.7205/22/2017197311.5%7 Dividend Growth Stocks on Sale Today
Air Products & ChemicalsAir Products & Chemicals
(NYE:APD)
2.6%$3.8006/29/201719540.8%Prepare for the Next Dividend Rush
Archer Daniels MidlandArcher Daniels Midland
(NYE:ADM)
3.1%$1.2805/16/20171927-9.8%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%$1.9204/06/20171984-10.8%3 Big Stock Charts for Friday: Hain Celestial Group Inc (HAIN), Sysco Corporation (SYY) and AT&T Inc. (T)
Atmos EnergyAtmos Energy
(NYE:ATO)
2.2%$1.8005/18/2017198412.6%Ex-Dividend Reminders Include Aramark, Nordstrom, Inc. (ARMK, JWN)
Automatic Data ProcessingAutomatic Data Processing
(NGS:ADP)
2.2%$2.2806/07/20171974-1.3%3 Big Stock Charts for Tuesday: Netflix, Inc. (NFLX), United States Oil Fund LP (ETF) (USO) and Automatic Data Processing (ADP)
Becton, Dickinson & CoBecton, Dickinson & Co
(NYE:BDX)
1.5%$2.9206/07/2017192617.9%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)
2.6%$1.2005/15/20171922-2.2%Ex-Dividend Reminders Include W. R. Grace & Co (GRA)
Brown-FormanBrown-Forman
(NYE:BF.B)
1.5%$0.7306/01/201719608.9%10 Mergers & Acquisitions Investors Would Love to See
C.R. BardC.R. Bard
(NYE:BCR)
0.3%$1.0407/20/2017196040.6%3 Stocks to Watch on Monday: Hasbro, Inc. (HAS), Halliburton Company (HAL) and C R Bard Inc (BCR)
Cardinal HealthCardinal Health
(NYE:CAH)
2.3%$1.8506/29/2017198310.7%Prepare for the Next Dividend Rush
ChevronChevron
(NYE:CVX)
4.1%$4.3205/17/20171912-10.8%3 Energy Stocks to Buy Before Oil Prices Recover
Chubb CorporationChubb Corporation
(NYE:CB)
1.9%$2.7606/28/201719029.6%6 Dividend Stocks Increasing Payouts – CB NOC LUV MMC KEY GNTX
Cincinnati FinancialCincinnati Financial
(NGS:CINF)
2.8%$2.0006/19/20171954-6%Why Travelers Companies Inc Is a Long Term Dividend Stock Star (TRV)
CintasCintas
(NGS:CTAS)
1%$1.3311/02/2016198412%3 Short Squeeze Stocks to Buy Before Summer Starts
CloroxClorox
(NYE:CLX)
2.4%$3.3607/17/2017196815.7%10 Mergers & Acquisitions Investors Would Love to See
Coca-ColaCoca-Cola
(NYE:KO)
3.3%$1.4806/13/201718939.1%10 High-Yield Stocks That Could Wreck Your Retirement Savings
Colgate-PalmoliveColgate-Palmolive
(NYE:CL)
2.1%$1.6007/14/2017189516%Colgate-Palmolive Company (CL), Kraft Heinz Co (KHC) Refuse to Comment on Takeover Rumors
Consolidated EdisonConsolidated Edison
(NYE:ED)
3.3%$2.7605/15/2017188513.8%3 Dividend Aristocrats That Deserve the Title … and 2 Pretenders
Dover CorporationDover Corporation
(NYE:DOV)
2.2%$1.7605/26/201719474.8%100 Actions to Take on The Dip
EcolabEcolab
(NYE:ECL)
1.1%$1.4806/16/2017193612.3%Why Air Products & Chemicals, Inc. Is a Top 25 SAFE Dividend Stock (APD)
Emerson ElectricEmerson Electric
(NYE:EMR)
3.3%$1.9205/10/201719476%7 Stocks That Will Hit All-Time Highs in 2017
ExxonMobilExxonMobil
(NYE:XOM)
3.8%$3.0805/10/20171882-9.6%5 Wildly Popular – and Overrated – Funds. Sell Today!
Franklin ResourcesFranklin Resources
(NYE:BEN)
1.8%$0.8006/28/2017198111.1%4 Reasons that Make BlackRock, Inc. (BLK) Stock a Solid Pick Now
Genuine PartsGenuine Parts
(NYE:GPC)
3%$2.7006/07/20171948-5%10 Dividend Aristocrats That Are Ready to Rally
HCPHCP
(NYE:HCP)
4.4%$1.4805/04/2017198512.3%7 Stocks to Sell Thanks to TERRIBLE Seasonality
HormelHormel
(NYE:HRL)
1.9%$0.6807/13/201719280.4%Prepare for the Next Dividend Rush
Illinois Tool WorksIllinois Tool Works
(NYE:ITW)
1.8%$2.6006/28/2017193319%Prepare for the Next Dividend Rush
Johnson & JohnsonJohnson & Johnson
(NYE:JNJ)
2.5%$3.3605/25/2017194418.4%5 Wildly Popular – and Overrated – Funds. Sell Today!
Kimberly-ClarkKimberly-Clark
(NYE:KMB)
2.9%$3.8806/07/2017193515.9%A Backdoor Way Into Vanguard’s Hottest Closed Fund (VDIGX)
Leggett & PlattLeggett & Platt
(NYE:LEG)
2.7%$1.4406/13/201719397.6%10 Dividend Stocks Increasing Payouts — TEL NWL FDS LEG CLX TSCO FNV SLF WAB CP
Lowe’sLowe’s
(NYE:LOW)
2.2%$1.6407/24/201719617%Why Bed Bath & Beyond Inc. (BBBY), Home Depot Inc (HD) and Sysco Corporation (SYY) Are 3 of Today’s Worst Stocks
McCormick & CoMcCormick & Co
(NYE:MKC)
1.9%$1.8804/06/201719257.4%The 10 Best Stocks for a “Set It and Forget It” Summer Portfolio
McDonald’sMcDonald’s
(NYE:MCD)
2.4%$3.7606/01/2017197627%McDonald’s Minions Menu Is Only Available Here
MedtronicMedtronic
(NYE:MDT)
2.1%$1.8407/05/2017197725.2%3 Dividend Stocks to Buy for 12 Months of Income
NucorNucor
(NYE:NUE)
2.6%$1.5106/28/20171973-3.4%3 Big Stock Charts for Thursday: Nucor Corporation (NUE), General Electric Company (GE) and Honeywell International Inc. (HON)
PepsiCoPepsiCo
(NYE:PEP)
2.8%$3.2205/31/2017195211.8%Can Procter & Gamble Co (PG) Stock Get Nelson Peltz’s GE Treatment?
PPG IndustriesPPG Industries
(NYE:PPG)
1.4%$1.6005/08/2017189916.8%Ex-Dividend Reminders Include PPG Industries, Inc. (PPG)
Procter & GambleProcter & Gamble
(NYE:PG)
3.1%$2.7604/19/201718916.4%Can Procter & Gamble Co (PG) Stock Get Nelson Peltz’s GE Treatment?
Sherwin-WilliamsSherwin-Williams
(NYE:SHW)
1%$3.4005/17/2017197932.9%Why You Shouldn’t Bet Against Sherwin-Williams Co (SHW) Stock
Stanley Black & DeckerStanley Black & Decker
(NYE:SWK)
1.6%$2.3206/05/2017187724.7%Sears Holdings Corp (SHLD) Sues Craftsman Tools Vendor
SyscoSysco
(NYE:SYY)
2.6%$1.3207/05/20171970-9.8%Why Bed Bath & Beyond Inc. (BBBY), Home Depot Inc (HD) and Sysco Corporation (SYY) Are 3 of Today’s Worst Stocks
T. Rowe PriceT. Rowe Price
(NGS:TROW)
3.1%$2.2806/13/20171986-2%3 Top-Tier T. Rowe Price Funds to Buy Today
TargetTarget
(NYE:TGT)
4.9%$2.4808/14/20171965-29.7%Hit the Target Corporation (TGT) Stock Bull’s-Eye
UGIUGI
(NYE:UGI)
2%$1.0006/13/201718856.8%5 Bulletproof Dividend Stocks That Yield at Least 5% (T, LSI, BX, EOS, APU)
Universal Health Realty TrustUniversal Health Realty Trust
(NYE:UHT)
3.3%$2.6406/15/2017198721.5%5 Consistent Dividend Payers Raising Distributions
V.F. CorporationV.F. Corporation
(NYE:VFC)
3%$1.6806/07/201719415.8%3 Dividend Aristocrats That Deserve the Title … and 2 Pretenders
W.W. GraingerW.W. Grainger
(NYE:GWW)
2.9%$5.1205/04/20171965-24.1%10 Companies That Are in Amazon’s Crosshairs
WalmartWalmart
(NYE:WMT)
2.7%$2.0408/09/201719738.3%3 Dow Jones Components Hitting the Pavement
COMPANY DIVIDEND YIELD ANNUAL DIV RATE EX-DIV DATE DIVIDENDS PAID SINCE YTD RETURN RECENT NEWS

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