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)
2.4%$4.1002/11/201519162.6%3 Blue Chips, 3 Covered Calls for Monthly Income
Abbott LaboratoriesAbbott Laboratories
(NYE:ABT)
2%$0.9604/13/201519265.2%Hottest Healthcare Stocks Now – TMO ISIS ANAC WCG
AFLACAFLAC
(NYE:AFL)
2.5%$1.5602/12/201519731.9%Biggest Movers in Financial Stocks Now – AFL AJG ETFC BBVA
Air Products & ChemicalsAir Products & Chemicals
(NYE:APD)
2%$3.0812/30/201419548.3%Biggest Movers in Basic Materials Stocks Now – IPI CCC NG ABX
Archer Daniels MidlandArcher Daniels Midland
(NYE:ADM)
2.3%$1.1202/12/20151927-7.9%Hottest Consumer Noncyclical Stocks Now – MNST AVP TR KO
AT&TAT&T
(NYE:T)
5.4%$1.8801/07/201519842.9%GameStop Wants to Buy Up RadioShack Stores to Expand Spring Mobile
Atmos EnergyAtmos Energy
(NYE:ATO)
2.9%$1.5602/19/20151984-4.8%Biggest Movers in Utilities Stocks Now – EBR SRE PCG
Automatic Data ProcessingAutomatic Data Processing
(NGS:ADP)
2.2%$1.9603/11/201519746.6%Hottest Services Stocks Now – OIBR DWA NSR TEO
Becton, Dickinson & CoBecton, Dickinson & Co
(NYE:BDX)
1.6%$2.4003/06/201519265.4%Hottest Healthcare Stocks Now – ISIS BSX CAH BDX
Bemis CompanyBemis Company
(NYE:BMS)
2.3%$1.1202/13/201519227.9%Biggest Movers in Basic Materials Stocks Now – KS SID SNHY TX
Brown-FormanBrown-Forman
(NYE:BF.B)
1.4%$1.2603/06/201519604.4%Hottest Consumer Noncyclical Stocks Now – IBA CAG REV GIS
C.R. BardC.R. Bard
(NYE:BCR)
0.5%$0.8801/22/201519601.5%Hottest Healthcare Stocks Now – LCI ACAD EXAM JNJ
Cardinal HealthCardinal Health
(NYE:CAH)
1.6%$1.3703/30/201519839%Hottest Healthcare Stocks Now – ARNA ZIOP INCY CLVS
ChevronChevron
(NYE:CVX)
4%$4.2802/12/20151912-4.9%25 Best Places to Intern 2015
Chubb CorporationChubb Corporation
(NYE:CB)
2.3%$2.2803/11/20151902-2.9%Home Depot Heads 15 Dividend Stocks Increasing Payouts
Cincinnati FinancialCincinnati Financial
(NGS:CINF)
3.5%$1.8403/16/201519541.8%12 Insurance Stocks to Buy Now
CintasCintas
(NGS:CTAS)
1%$0.8511/05/201419846.4%Biggest Movers in Services Stocks Now – PIR KMX CTAS MSG
CloroxClorox
(NYE:CLX)
2.7%$2.9604/20/201519684.3%5 Best Sectors to Watch This Week
Coca-ColaCoca-Cola
(NYE:KO)
3%$1.3203/12/201518932.6%Hottest Consumer Noncyclical Stocks Now – MNST AVP TR KO
Colgate-PalmoliveColgate-Palmolive
(NYE:CL)
2.1%$1.5204/21/201518952.4%5 Best Sectors to Watch This Week
Consolidated EdisonConsolidated Edison
(NYE:ED)
4.1%$2.6002/13/20151885-4.3%Hottest Utilities Stocks Now – LNG CIG TERP DYN
Dover CorporationDover Corporation
(NYE:DOV)
2.2%$1.6002/25/201519470.5%9 Machinery Stocks to Sell Now
EcolabEcolab
(NYE:ECL)
1.1%$1.3203/06/2015193610.5%Hottest Consumer Noncyclical Stocks Now – ECL AGRO WWAV AVP
Emerson ElectricEmerson Electric
(NYE:EMR)
3.2%$1.8802/11/20151947-6.2%4 Electrical Equipment Stocks to Sell Now
ExxonMobilExxonMobil
(NYE:XOM)
3.1%$2.7602/06/20151882-4.2%No, Citigroup, We Won’t See $20 Per Barrel Crude Oil
Family DollarFamily Dollar
(NYE:FDO)
1.6%$1.2409/11/20141976-0.6%Dollar Tree to Family Dollar: Enough Is Enough!
Franklin ResourcesFranklin Resources
(NYE:BEN)
1.1%$0.6012/29/20141981-2.8%10 Must-See Stock Charts for March
Genuine PartsGenuine Parts
(NYE:GPC)
2.6%$2.4603/04/20151948-9.8%Coke, Smoke and Kleenex Top 14 Dividend Stocks Increasing Payouts
HCPHCP
(NYE:HCP)
5.3%$2.2602/05/20151985-3.8%Hottest Services Stocks Now – QUAD MDCA WTW EJ
HormelHormel
(NYE:HRL)
1.7%$1.0001/15/2015192812.3%Hottest Consumer Noncyclical Stocks Now – HRL AKO.B BTI HLF
Illinois Tool WorksIllinois Tool Works
(NYE:ITW)
2%$1.9403/27/201519334.4%Biggest Movers in Consumer Cyclical Stocks Now – PII VFC GIII MLHR
Johnson & JohnsonJohnson & Johnson
(NYE:JNJ)
2.7%$2.8002/20/20151944-2%3 Biotech Stocks Worth Your Money
Kimberly-ClarkKimberly-Clark
(NYE:KMB)
3.2%$3.5203/04/20151935-5.1%Hottest Consumer Noncyclical Stocks Now – AVP MNST UNFI AGRO
Leggett & PlattLeggett & Platt
(NYE:LEG)
2.8%$1.2403/11/201519395.7%Biggest Movers in Consumer Cyclical Stocks Now – LKQ NAV OSK WWW
Lowe’sLowe’s
(NYE:LOW)
1.2%$0.9201/16/201519617.7%Home Improvement Smackdown! HD vs. LOW Stock
McCormick & CoMcCormick & Co
(NYE:MKC)
2.1%$1.6012/29/201419251.5%Hottest Consumer Noncyclical Stocks Now – AVP MNST UNFI AGRO
McDonald’sMcDonald’s
(NYE:MCD)
3.4%$3.4002/26/201519765.5%McDonald’s Reality Check: 5 Things That Should Worry MCD Stock Owners
MedtronicMedtronic
(NYE:MDT)
1.6%$1.2203/26/201519777.5%3 Biotech Stocks Worth Your Money
NucorNucor
(NYE:NUE)
3.2%$1.4903/27/20151973-4.1%Hottest Basic Materials Stocks Now – EGO BVN CCK BLL
PepsiCoPepsiCo
(NYE:PEP)
2.7%$2.6603/04/201519524.7%Hottest Consumer Noncyclical Stocks Now – CALM USTR HAIN KO
PPG IndustriesPPG Industries
(NYE:PPG)
1.1%$2.6802/18/201518991.8%2 Chemical Stocks to Buy as Oil Prices Fall
Procter & GambleProcter & Gamble
(NYE:PG)
3%$2.5701/21/20151891-6.5%4 Simple Reasons to Sell Now
Sherwin-WilliamsSherwin-Williams
(NYE:SHW)
0.9%$2.6802/26/201519798.4%Coke, Smoke and Kleenex Top 14 Dividend Stocks Increasing Payouts
Sigma-AldrichSigma-Aldrich
(NGS:SIAL)
0.7%$0.9202/25/201519700.6%Biggest Movers in Basic Materials Stocks Now – SIM VALE TX TNH
Stanley Black & DeckerStanley Black & Decker
(NYE:SWK)
2.1%$2.0803/02/201518772.4%Hottest Consumer Cyclical Stocks Now – SWK CRC GIII OSK
SyscoSysco
(NYE:SYY)
3.1%$1.2003/31/20151970-1.8%Biggest Movers in Services Stocks Now – AHS CRWN ANN Z
T. Rowe PriceT. Rowe Price
(NGS:TROW)
2.5%$2.0803/12/20151986-3.8%Hottest Financial Stocks Now – OCN ANAT GGAL SIGI
TargetTarget
(NYE:TGT)
2.7%$2.0802/13/201519651.2%Target Stock – Find Hope With TGT Earnings
UGIUGI
(NYE:UGI)
2.6%$0.8703/12/20151885-10.5%Hottest Utilities Stocks Now – SE WGL OKE BWP
Universal Health Realty TrustUniversal Health Realty Trust
(NYE:UHT)
5%$2.5212/15/201419875.6%5 Reasons I Own So Many Individual Dividend Paying Stocks
V.F. CorporationV.F. Corporation
(NYE:VFC)
1.7%$1.2803/06/201519412.3%Hottest Consumer Cyclical Stocks Now – MGA HBI UA THRM
W.W. GraingerW.W. Grainger
(NYE:GWW)
1.8%$4.3202/05/20151965-7.1%Hottest Consumer Cyclical Stocks Now – RUSHB HI TEN PHG
WalmartWalmart
(NYE:WMT)
2.3%$1.9603/11/20151973-2.3%Target Stock – Find Hope With TGT Earnings
COMPANY DIVIDEND YIELD ANNUAL DIV RATE EX-DIV DATE DIVIDENDS PAID SINCE YTD RETURN RECENT NEWS

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