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%$3.4208/20/201419165.9%Stocks Put the ‘V’ in ‘Recovery’
Abbott LaboratoriesAbbott Laboratories
(NYE:ABT)
2.1%$0.8810/10/2014192610.8%Hottest Healthcare Stocks Now – BLUE ANAC QGEN STJ
AFLACAFLAC
(NYE:AFL)
2.5%$1.4808/18/20141973-12.4%10 Blue-Chip Stocks for Decades of Dividend Growth
Air Products & ChemicalsAir Products & Chemicals
(NYE:APD)
2.3%$3.0809/29/2014195417.6%Biggest Movers in Basic Materials Stocks Now – MWV CF ATI GRA
Archer Daniels MidlandArcher Daniels Midland
(NYE:ADM)
2.1%$0.9608/19/201419275%Hottest Consumer Noncyclical Stocks Now – WWAV SAFM AVP POST
AT&TAT&T
(NYE:T)
5.4%$1.8410/08/20141984-3.7%Friday Apple Rumors: 128GB iPhone 6 Plus Owners Report Crashes
Atmos EnergyAtmos Energy
(NYE:ATO)
2.9%$1.4808/21/2014198413.7%Biggest Movers in Utilities Stocks Now – OGE ATO MWE SE
Automatic Data ProcessingAutomatic Data Processing
(NGS:ADP)
2.5%$1.9209/10/20141974-5.7%Hottest Services Stocks Now – RAD PIR MGM CHL
Becton, Dickinson & CoBecton, Dickinson & Co
(NYE:BDX)
1.7%$2.1809/05/2014192613.8%Hottest Healthcare Stocks Now – SLXP BDX WCG CLDX
Bemis CompanyBemis Company
(NYE:BMS)
2.8%$1.0808/15/20141922-4.9%Hottest Basic Materials Stocks Now – CRS UFS PH CLW
Brown-FormanBrown-Forman
(NYE:BF.B)
1.3%$1.1609/04/2014196017.8%Biggest Movers in Consumer Noncyclical Stocks Now – BF.A WWAV NWL MKC
C.R. BardC.R. Bard
(NYE:BCR)
0.6%$0.8810/16/2014196017.2%Hottest Healthcare Stocks Now – LCI HZNP ALXN ZMH
Cardinal HealthCardinal Health
(NYE:CAH)
1.8%$1.3709/29/2014198315.4%4 Health Care Provider Stocks to Buy Now
ChevronChevron
(NYE:CVX)
3.7%$4.2808/15/20141912-7.2%16 Oil and Gas Stocks to Sell Now
Chubb CorporationChubb Corporation
(NYE:CB)
2.1%$2.0009/17/20141902-0.2%Biggest Movers in Financial Stocks Now – NBG MOH EVR SHG
Cincinnati FinancialCincinnati Financial
(NGS:CINF)
3.6%$1.7609/15/20141954-6.9%10 Insurance Stocks to Sell Now
CintasCintas
(NGS:CTAS)
1.2%$0.8511/05/2014198419.5%Hottest Services Stocks Now – URI BWS RH SAH
CloroxClorox
(NYE:CLX)
3%$2.9610/27/201419687.2%Hottest Consumer Noncyclical Stocks Now – WWAV SAFM AVP POST
Coca-ColaCoca-Cola
(NYE:KO)
3%$1.2211/26/20141893-0.7%2 Old Stocks to Trade In for 2 New Ones
Colgate-PalmoliveColgate-Palmolive
(NYE:CL)
2.2%$1.4410/15/201418950.2%3 Household Products Stocks to Sell Now
Consolidated EdisonConsolidated Edison
(NYE:ED)
4%$2.5211/07/2014188513.1%Hottest Utilities Stocks Now – EOC ED DUK PPL
Dover CorporationDover Corporation
(NYE:DOV)
2%$1.6008/27/20141947-18.1%Hottest Basic Materials Stocks Now – CRS UFS PH CLW
EcolabEcolab
(NYE:ECL)
1%$1.1009/12/201419368.1%Hottest Consumer Noncyclical Stocks Now – PG MJN REV DLX
Emerson ElectricEmerson Electric
(NYE:EMR)
2.8%$1.7208/13/20141947-11.1%Hottest Technology Stocks Now – GRMN PBI BBRY AAPL
ExxonMobilExxonMobil
(NYE:XOM)
2.9%$2.7608/11/20141882-6.6%Invest in U.S. Dividend Stocks With Global Operations
Family DollarFamily Dollar
(NYE:FDO)
1.6%$1.2409/11/2014197620%Mergers and Acquisitions – The 5 Biggest Deals of Q3
Franklin ResourcesFranklin Resources
(NYE:BEN)
0.9%$0.4809/26/20141981-7.5%Biggest Movers in Financial Stocks Now – CBOE GBL BEN IBOC
Genuine PartsGenuine Parts
(NYE:GPC)
2.5%$2.3009/03/2014194812%Hottest Consumer Cyclical Stocks Now – TM BC DW TPX
HCPHCP
(NYE:HCP)
5.1%$2.1808/07/2014198518%Biggest Movers in Services Stocks Now – RHI MMYT BID URI
HormelHormel
(NYE:HRL)
1.5%$0.8010/16/2014192816.3%Biggest Movers in Consumer Noncyclical Stocks Now – OC LO HRL KOF
Illinois Tool WorksIllinois Tool Works
(NYE:ITW)
2.2%$1.9409/26/201419334.6%Biggest Movers in Consumer Cyclical Stocks Now – HAR TEN CLC PCAR
Johnson & JohnsonJohnson & Johnson
(NYE:JNJ)
2.7%$2.8011/21/2014194412.6%Hottest Healthcare Stocks Now – BABY LUX PDLI ABBV
Kimberly-ClarkKimberly-Clark
(NYE:KMB)
3%$3.3609/03/201419358.3%Hottest Consumer Noncyclical Stocks Now – PG MJN REV DLX
Leggett & PlattLeggett & Platt
(NYE:LEG)
3.3%$1.2409/11/2014193922.5%Hottest Consumer Cyclical Stocks Now – SCSS DAN NAV TPX
Lowe’sLowe’s
(NYE:LOW)
1.7%$0.9210/20/2014196111.7%Trade of the Day: Lowe’s (LOW)
McCormick & CoMcCormick & Co
(NYE:MKC)
2.1%$1.4810/08/201419250.1%Biggest Movers in Consumer Noncyclical Stocks Now – BF.A WWAV NWL MKC
McDonald’sMcDonald’s
(NYE:MCD)
3.7%$3.4011/26/20141976-5.5%2 Old Stocks to Trade In for 2 New Ones
MedtronicMedtronic
(NYE:MDT)
1.8%$1.2210/01/2014197716%3 Medical Devices Stocks to Buy Now
NucorNucor
(NYE:NUE)
2.8%$1.4809/26/20141973-1.1%Biggest Movers in Basic Materials Stocks Now – MTX AGU SID FBR
PepsiCoPepsiCo
(NYE:PEP)
2.8%$2.6609/03/2014195214.1%Hottest Consumer Noncyclical Stocks Now – WWAV SAFM AVP POST
PPG IndustriesPPG Industries
(NYE:PPG)
1.4%$2.6811/06/201418993.3%Biggest Movers in Basic Materials Stocks Now – BAK IPHS NGD CLW
Procter & GambleProcter & Gamble
(NYE:PG)
3%$2.5710/22/201418914.6%Procter & Gamble Ditches Duracell, Still Looks Like a Waste
Sherwin-WilliamsSherwin-Williams
(NYE:SHW)
1%$2.2011/12/2014197924.7%Biggest Movers in Basic Materials Stocks Now – MWV CF ATI GRA
Sigma-AldrichSigma-Aldrich
(NGS:SIAL)
0.7%$0.9211/26/2014197043.7%Biggest Movers in Basic Materials Stocks Now – SIM VALE TX TNH
Stanley Black & DeckerStanley Black & Decker
(NYE:SWK)
2.3%$2.0812/03/2014187711.7%Biggest Movers in Consumer Cyclical Stocks Now – HAR TEN CLC PCAR
SyscoSysco
(NYE:SYY)
3%$1.1610/01/201419705.4%3 Dividend Stocks That Have Delivered Cash for Decades
T. Rowe PriceT. Rowe Price
(NGS:TROW)
2.3%$1.7612/12/20141986-7.1%Biggest Movers in Financial Stocks Now – BR FII BAP KEY
TargetTarget
(NYE:TGT)
3.4%$2.0811/17/20141965-2.7%AMZN Beware: Target (TGT) Is Going for Your Jugular
UGIUGI
(NYE:UGI)
2.4%$0.8709/11/20141885-11.3%Hottest Utilities Stocks Now – BKH DYN SJI ORA
Universal Health Realty TrustUniversal Health Realty Trust
(NYE:UHT)
5.4%$2.5209/12/2014198716.8%5 Reasons I Own So Many Individual Dividend Paying Stocks
V.F. CorporationV.F. Corporation
(NYE:VFC)
1.9%$1.2812/05/201419416.7%Hottest Consumer Cyclical Stocks Now – JCI LEA SFLY WHR
W.W. GraingerW.W. Grainger
(NYE:GWW)
1.8%$4.3208/07/20141965-6.9%Hottest Consumer Cyclical Stocks Now – TM BC DW TPX
WalgreenWalgreen
(NYE:WAG)
2.2%$1.3511/13/201419339.1%Walgreen: The Drug Empire Strikes Back
WalmartWalmart
(NYE:WMT)
2.5%$1.9212/03/20141973-2.9%WMT News: Walmart Care Clinics Offer $40 Doctor Visits
COMPANY DIVIDEND YIELD ANNUAL DIV RATE EX-DIV DATE DIVIDENDS PAID SINCE YTD RETURN RECENT NEWS

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