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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%$4.7008/23/2017191614.5%Time to Buy General Electric Company (GE) Stock After Massive Decline?
Abbott LaboratoriesAbbott Laboratories
(NYE:ABT)
2.2%$1.0607/12/2017192627.5%The 3 Best Healthcare ETFs You Can Buy
AFLACAFLAC
(NYE:AFL)
2.2%$1.7208/21/2017197315%7 Dividend Growth Stocks on Sale Today
Air Products & ChemicalsAir Products & Chemicals
(NYE:APD)
2.6%$3.8010/06/201719541.3%Prepare for the Next Dividend Rush
Archer Daniels MidlandArcher Daniels Midland
(NYE:ADM)
3.1%$1.2808/15/20171927-9.2%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)
5.2%$1.9607/06/20171984-12%AT&T Inc.’s (T) DirecTV Receives $3.95B Fine in Deceptive Ad Suit
Atmos EnergyAtmos Energy
(NYE:ATO)
2.1%$1.8008/17/2017198417.5%Ex-Dividend Reminders Include Aramark, Nordstrom, Inc. (ARMK, JWN)
Automatic Data ProcessingAutomatic Data Processing
(NGS:ADP)
2.2%$2.2809/07/201719741.6%Activist Investor Bill Ackman Sets His Sights On Automatic Data Processing (ADP)
Becton, Dickinson & CoBecton, Dickinson & Co
(NYE:BDX)
1.5%$2.9209/07/2017192619.5%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)
2.9%$1.2008/15/20171922-12.7%These 5 Stocks Were Just Added to the Strong Sell List
Brown-FormanBrown-Forman
(NYE:BF.B)
1.4%$0.7309/06/2017196012.8%7 Companies Warren Buffett Should Buy Now
C.R. BardC.R. Bard
(NYE:BCR)
0.3%$1.0407/20/2017196041.9%3 Stocks to Watch on Monday: Hasbro, Inc. (HAS), Halliburton Company (HAL) and C R Bard Inc (BCR)
Cardinal HealthCardinal Health
(NYE:CAH)
2.8%$1.8509/29/20171983-9.7%Why Davita Inc (DVA), Cardinal Health Inc (CAH) and Pioneer Natural Resources (PXD) Are 3 of Today’s Worst Stocks
ChevronChevron
(NYE:CVX)
4.1%$4.3208/16/20171912-9.5%Buy BP plc (ADR) (BP) Stock for Rebound Returns and a 6.8% Yield
Chubb CorporationChubb Corporation
(NYE:CB)
1.9%$2.7609/28/2017190210.4%Insurance ETFs Leading Financials on Q2 Earnings
Cincinnati FinancialCincinnati Financial
(NGS:CINF)
2.6%$2.0006/19/201719542.2%Why Travelers Companies Inc Is a Long Term Dividend Stock Star (TRV)
CintasCintas
(NGS:CTAS)
1%$1.3311/02/2016198413.3%7 All-Weather Stocks to Buy for the Next 30 Years
CloroxClorox
(NYE:CLX)
2.5%$3.3607/17/2017196814.6%4 Reasons to Retain Clorox Co (CLX) Stock in Your Portfolio
Coca-ColaCoca-Cola
(NYE:KO)
3.2%$1.4809/14/2017189310.4%7 Dividend Stocks to Buy on a Summer Swoon
Colgate-PalmoliveColgate-Palmolive
(NYE:CL)
2.2%$1.6007/14/201718958.8%3 Consumer Stocks for Retirement Investors
Consolidated EdisonConsolidated Edison
(NYE:ED)
3.3%$2.7608/14/2017188513.6%3 Dividend Aristocrats That Deserve the Title … and 2 Pretenders
Dover CorporationDover Corporation
(NYE:DOV)
2.2%$1.8808/29/2017194712.5%100 Actions to Take on The Dip
EcolabEcolab
(NYE:ECL)
1.1%$1.4809/18/2017193611.2%Why Air Products & Chemicals, Inc. Is a Top 25 SAFE Dividend Stock (APD)
Emerson ElectricEmerson Electric
(NYE:EMR)
3.3%$1.9208/09/201719474.6%5 Dividend Aristocrats That Can’t Keep Up With Inflation
ExxonMobilExxonMobil
(NYE:XOM)
4%$3.0808/10/20171882-15.1%6 Energy Stocks Ready for an Epic Spill
Franklin ResourcesFranklin Resources
(NYE:BEN)
1.9%$0.8006/28/201719816.1%4 Reasons that Make BlackRock, Inc. (BLK) Stock a Solid Pick Now
Genuine PartsGenuine Parts
(NYE:GPC)
3.3%$2.7006/07/20171948-14.5%5 Specialty Retail Stocks That Are Getting Smashed
HCPHCP
(NYE:HCP)
5.1%$1.4808/03/20171985-2.8%7 Stocks to Sell Thanks to TERRIBLE Seasonality
HormelHormel
(NYE:HRL)
2%$0.6807/13/20171928-2.2%Hormel Foods Corp (HRL) Stock Can’t Be Squashed
Illinois Tool WorksIllinois Tool Works
(NYE:ITW)
2.3%$3.1209/28/2017193311.9%Illinois Tool Works Inc.’s Prospects Are Bright: Is It Time to Buy ITW Stock?
Johnson & JohnsonJohnson & Johnson
(NYE:JNJ)
2.5%$3.3608/25/2017194415.6%The 7 Best Dow Jones Stocks to Buy Right Now
Kimberly-ClarkKimberly-Clark
(NYE:KMB)
3.2%$3.8809/07/201719356.6%A Backdoor Way Into Vanguard’s Hottest Closed Fund (VDIGX)
Leggett & PlattLeggett & Platt
(NYE:LEG)
3.1%$1.4409/14/20171939-4.7%10 Dividend Stocks Increasing Payouts — TEL NWL FDS LEG CLX TSCO FNV SLF WAB CP
Lowe’sLowe’s
(NYE:LOW)
2.2%$1.6407/24/201719613.7%Lowe’s Companies, Inc. (LOW) Just Fell Off the Shelf — Grab It
McCormick & CoMcCormick & Co
(NYE:MKC)
1.9%$1.8807/06/201719252.9%Energy Sector Seems to Be Showing Signs of Life
McDonald’sMcDonald’s
(NYE:MCD)
2.4%$3.7608/30/2017197629.6%Thursday Apple Rumors: Apple Watch Series 3 Prepares for September Launch
MedtronicMedtronic
(NYE:MDT)
2.2%$1.8407/05/2017197717.3%The 3 Best Healthcare ETFs You Can Buy
NucorNucor
(NYE:NUE)
2.8%$1.5106/28/20171973-8.4%5 Dividend Aristocrats That Can’t Keep Up With Inflation
PepsiCoPepsiCo
(NYE:PEP)
2.7%$3.2208/30/2017195212.4%7 Dividend Stocks to Buy on a Summer Swoon
PPG IndustriesPPG Industries
(NYE:PPG)
1.8%$1.8008/08/201718998.1%5 Dividend Aristocrats That Can’t Keep Up With Inflation
Procter & GambleProcter & Gamble
(NYE:PG)
3%$2.7607/19/2017189110%7 Stocks That Will Push the Dow Jones to 25,000
Sherwin-WilliamsSherwin-Williams
(NYE:SHW)
1%$3.4008/16/2017197922.8%5 Dividend Aristocrats That Can’t Keep Up With Inflation
Stanley Black & DeckerStanley Black & Decker
(NYE:SWK)
1.8%$2.5208/30/2017187720.3%10 Dividend Stocks Increasing Payouts — Including DUK, PPG, STT, MMP, CAG, SHLX
SyscoSysco
(NYE:SYY)
2.6%$1.3210/05/20171970-7.2%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)
2.8%$2.2806/13/201719869.6%3 Buy-Ranked Stocks That Just Crushed Earnings
TargetTarget
(NYE:TGT)
4.4%$2.4808/14/20171965-22.3%Thursday’s Vital Data: Apple Inc. (AAPL), Target Corporation (TGT) and United States Steel Corporation (X)
UGIUGI
(NYE:UGI)
2.1%$1.0009/14/201718856.3%5 Bulletproof Dividend Stocks That Yield at Least 5% (T, LSI, BX, EOS, APU)
Universal Health Realty TrustUniversal Health Realty Trust
(NYE:UHT)
3.6%$2.6406/15/2017198714%5 Consistent Dividend Payers Raising Distributions
V.F. CorporationV.F. Corporation
(NYE:VFC)
2.7%$1.6809/07/2017194117.5%VF Corp (VFC) Buys Maker of Dickies for $820 Million
W.W. GraingerW.W. Grainger
(NYE:GWW)
3.1%$5.1208/10/20171965-30.2%Why CSX Corporation (CSX), W W Grainger Inc (GWW) and United Continental Holdings Inc (UAL) Are 3 of Today’s Worst Stocks
WalmartWalmart
(NYE:WMT)
2.6%$2.0412/06/2017197315.3%Nintendo Switch Splatoon 2 Bundle With Joy-Con Color Coming to Walmart
COMPANY DIVIDEND YIELD ANNUAL DIV RATE EX-DIV DATE DIVIDENDS PAID SINCE YTD RETURN RECENT NEWS

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