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)
2.9%$4.1008/19/20151916-14%Hottest Capital Goods Stocks Now – TKR CBI JEC SXI
Abbott LaboratoriesAbbott Laboratories
(NYE:ABT)
2.2%$0.9607/13/20151926-1.7%Biggest Movers in Healthcare Stocks Now – CBM ABT MDT SNN
AFLACAFLAC
(NYE:AFL)
2.7%$1.5608/17/20151973-6%Why Aflac (AFL) Stock Is Down Today
Air Products & ChemicalsAir Products & Chemicals
(NYE:APD)
2.3%$3.2406/29/20151954-3.7%Biggest Movers in Basic Materials Stocks Now – SCCO CHMT TREX FMC
Archer Daniels MidlandArcher Daniels Midland
(NYE:ADM)
2.6%$1.1208/17/20151927-16.1%Biggest Movers in Consumer Noncyclical Stocks Now – GMK IBA FIZZ CCU
AT&TAT&T
(NYE:T)
5.7%$1.8807/08/20151984-2.3%The 10 Best Stocks That Defied the Market Correction
Atmos EnergyAtmos Energy
(NYE:ATO)
2.9%$1.5608/20/20151984-3.6%5 Stocks to Buy for September
Automatic Data ProcessingAutomatic Data Processing
(NGS:ADP)
2.5%$1.9609/09/20151974-7.5%4 Tech Stocks With Great Bullish Potential
Becton, Dickinson & CoBecton, Dickinson & Co
(NYE:BDX)
1.8%$2.4009/04/20151926-1.8%7 Medical Devices Stocks to Buy Now
Bemis CompanyBemis Company
(NYE:BMS)
2.7%$1.1208/17/20151922-7.2%Biggest Movers in Basic Materials Stocks Now – NGD CRS SWC WOR
Brown-FormanBrown-Forman
(NYE:BF.B)
1.3%$1.2609/03/201519609.9%Hottest Consumer Noncyclical Stocks Now – COKE SJM BF.A BF.B
C.R. BardC.R. Bard
(NYE:BCR)
0.5%$0.9607/16/2015196015.1%Biggest Movers in Healthcare Stocks Now – KND BCR TFX SYK
Cardinal HealthCardinal Health
(NYE:CAH)
1.9%$1.5509/29/201519831.1%Hottest Healthcare Stocks Now – MNKD PBH ANAC BABY
ChevronChevron
(NYE:CVX)
5.5%$4.2808/17/20151912-30.4%How to Play Oil Stocks as Crude Falls
Chubb CorporationChubb Corporation
(NYE:CB)
1.9%$2.2806/24/2015190216.1%Why Chubb Corp (CB), CalAmp Corp. (CAMP) and Synergy Pharmaceuticals Inc (SGYP) Are 3 of Today’s Best Stocks
Cincinnati FinancialCincinnati Financial
(NGS:CINF)
3.5%$1.8409/14/201519540.9%Biggest Movers in Financial Stocks Now – GNW NOAH EEFT HCBK
CintasCintas
(NGS:CTAS)
1%$0.8511/05/201419847.9%Hottest Services Stocks Now – HTZ CAR BOX PCLN
CloroxClorox
(NYE:CLX)
2.8%$3.0807/20/201519686%5 Best Sectors to Watch This Week
Coca-ColaCoca-Cola
(NYE:KO)
3.4%$1.3209/11/20151893-7.9%The 10 Best Stocks That Defied the Market Correction
Colgate-PalmoliveColgate-Palmolive
(NYE:CL)
2.4%$1.5207/21/20151895-10.1%5 Best Sectors to Watch This Week
Consolidated EdisonConsolidated Edison
(NYE:ED)
4.2%$2.6008/17/20151885-6.6%5 Stocks to Buy for September
Dover CorporationDover Corporation
(NYE:DOV)
2.8%$1.6808/27/20151947-16.9%Biggest Movers in Basic Materials Stocks Now – MRC CCJ BAK ATU
EcolabEcolab
(NYE:ECL)
1.2%$1.3209/11/201519363.3%Biggest Movers in Consumer Noncyclical Stocks Now – COKE IBA THS OC
Emerson ElectricEmerson Electric
(NYE:EMR)
4%$1.8808/12/20151947-24.2%Biggest Movers in Technology Stocks Now – P SYKE EBIX TSEM
ExxonMobilExxonMobil
(NYE:XOM)
4%$2.9208/11/20151882-20.8%How to Play Oil Stocks as Crude Falls
Franklin ResourcesFranklin Resources
(NYE:BEN)
1.5%$0.6006/26/20151981-28.6%Biggest Movers in Financial Stocks Now – BLX GDOT CIT HQH
Genuine PartsGenuine Parts
(NYE:GPC)
3%$2.4609/02/20151948-23.4%Biggest Movers in Consumer Cyclical Stocks Now – WWW NKE BC AXL
HCPHCP
(NYE:HCP)
6.2%$2.2608/06/20151985-16.6%Hottest Services Stocks Now – EDU IEP BOX DPZ
HormelHormel
(NYE:HRL)
1.6%$1.0007/16/2015192816.4%Biggest Movers in Consumer Noncyclical Stocks Now – HRL USNA AKO.B NUS
Illinois Tool WorksIllinois Tool Works
(NYE:ITW)
2.7%$2.2009/28/20151933-12.7%Hottest Consumer Cyclical Stocks Now – LEG FDML COLM WHR
Johnson & JohnsonJohnson & Johnson
(NYE:JNJ)
3.2%$3.0008/21/20151944-10.7%Buy JNJ Stock to Relieve Your Market Headache (JNJ)
Kimberly-ClarkKimberly-Clark
(NYE:KMB)
3.4%$3.5209/02/20151935-9.3%Hottest Consumer Noncyclical Stocks Now – COKE SJM BF.A BF.B
Leggett & PlattLeggett & Platt
(NYE:LEG)
2.9%$1.2809/11/201519393.1%Hottest Consumer Cyclical Stocks Now – LEG FDML COLM WHR
Lowe’sLowe’s
(NYE:LOW)
1.6%$1.1210/19/201519610.3%Hottest Services Stocks Now – TGH FUN KFY LOW
McCormick & CoMcCormick & Co
(NYE:MKC)
2%$1.6007/09/201519256.6%Biggest Movers in Consumer Noncyclical Stocks Now – INGR CPB UVV STZ
McDonald’sMcDonald’s
(NYE:MCD)
3.5%$3.4008/28/201519762.5%McDonald’s All-Day Breakfast Begins Oct. 6
MedtronicMedtronic
(NYE:MDT)
2.1%$1.5209/23/20151977-0.9%Biggest Movers in Healthcare Stocks Now – CBM ABT MDT SNN
NucorNucor
(NYE:NUE)
3.5%$1.4906/26/20151973-12.7%Hottest Basic Materials Stocks Now – NUE AGU CSL CMP
PepsiCoPepsiCo
(NYE:PEP)
3.1%$2.8109/02/20151952-3.1%Hottest Consumer Noncyclical Stocks Now – FDP DLX NWL STZ
PPG IndustriesPPG Industries
(NYE:PPG)
1.5%$1.4408/06/20151899-59.5%Biggest Movers in Basic Materials Stocks Now – KRO CRS VALE MEOH
Procter & GambleProcter & Gamble
(NYE:PG)
3.8%$2.6507/22/20151891-23.4%The Top 10 Dow Dividend Stocks for September
Sherwin-WilliamsSherwin-Williams
(NYE:SHW)
1.1%$2.6808/12/20151979-3.4%Biggest Movers in Basic Materials Stocks Now – SCCO CHMT TREX FMC
Sigma-AldrichSigma-Aldrich
(NGS:SIAL)
0.7%$0.9208/28/201519701.7%Biggest Movers in Basic Materials Stocks Now – PCL RS POT SQM
Stanley Black & DeckerStanley Black & Decker
(NYE:SWK)
2.2%$2.2009/02/201518773.1%Hottest Consumer Cyclical Stocks Now – CRC TM PII DECK
SyscoSysco
(NYE:SYY)
3%$1.2009/30/201519700.2%The 10 Best Stocks That Defied the Market Correction
T. Rowe PriceT. Rowe Price
(NGS:TROW)
3%$2.0809/11/20151986-18.6%Biggest Movers in Financial Stocks Now – CACC FIG TROW JNS
TargetTarget
(NYE:TGT)
2.9%$2.2408/17/201519651.5%Where Target May Start Serving Alcohol to Shoppers
UGIUGI
(NYE:UGI)
2.7%$0.9109/11/20151885-11.9%Biggest Movers in Utilities Stocks Now – EBR SBS ENI WES
Universal Health Realty TrustUniversal Health Realty Trust
(NYE:UHT)
5.7%$2.5606/15/20151987-6.2%7 Small Caps That Promise Big Returns
V.F. CorporationV.F. Corporation
(NYE:VFC)
1.8%$1.2809/03/20151941-4.9%Biggest Movers in Consumer Cyclical Stocks Now – SCS WWW GAME DECK
W.W. GraingerW.W. Grainger
(NYE:GWW)
2.1%$4.6808/06/20151965-12.5%Hottest Consumer Cyclical Stocks Now – THRM FDML AXL NTK
WalmartWalmart
(NYE:WMT)
3%$1.9612/02/20151973-25%Walmart Stock: Is WMT a Better Buy Than Target? (TGT)
COMPANY DIVIDEND YIELD ANNUAL DIV RATE EX-DIV DATE DIVIDENDS PAID SINCE YTD RETURN RECENT NEWS

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