Dividend Paying Stocks

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
3M 3M
(NYE:MMM)
3.9%$5.8802/13/20201916-15.5%7 Tarnished Blue-Chip Stocks to Ditch Now
Abbott Laboratories Abbott Laboratories
(NYE:ABT)
1.7%$1.4404/14/20201926-2.2%Walgreens Coronavirus Testing Sites to Open in 7 States
AFLAC AFLAC
(NYE:AFL)
3%$1.1202/18/20201973-28.6%10 Stocks to Buy as They Ride a Coronavirus Tailwind
Air Products & Chemicals Air Products & Chemicals
(NYE:APD)
2.5%$5.3603/31/20201954-8.2%3 Big Stock Charts for Tuesday: Weyerhaeuser, Western Digital and Air Products & Chemicals
Archer Daniels Midland Archer Daniels Midland
(NYE:ADM)
3.9%$1.4402/12/20201927-21.3%5 Dividend Stocks With Low Payout Ratios and High Yields
AT&T AT&T
(NYE:T)
7%$2.0804/08/20201984-23.5%AT&T Stock Is Only for the Iron-Willed Speculator
Atmos Energy Atmos Energy
(NYE:ATO)
2.2%$2.3002/21/20201984-8.2%Ex-Dividend Reminders Include Aramark, Nordstrom, Inc. (ARMK, JWN)
Automatic Data Processing Automatic Data Processing
(NGS:ADP)
2.6%$3.6406/11/20201974-18.8%9 Super-Safe-Growth Stocks for Long-Lasting Dividends
Becton, Dickinson & Co Becton, Dickinson & Co
(NYE:BDX)
1.3%$3.1603/09/20201926-8.1%9 Super-Safe-Growth Stocks for Long-Lasting Dividends
Cardinal Health Cardinal Health
(NYE:CAH)
3.9%$1.9203/31/20201983-2.3%3 Healthcare Stocks to Buy This Week Ahead of Earnings
Chevron Chevron
(NYE:CVX)
6%$5.1602/14/20201912-28.7%Dow Jones Today: Rally Renews on Hopes of Reopening Economy
Chubb Corporation Chubb Corporation
(NYE:CB)
2.6%$3.0003/19/20201902-26.4%3 Big Stock Charts for Friday: AbbVie, Chubb and Applied Materials
Cincinnati Financial Cincinnati Financial
(NGS:CINF)
3%$2.4003/17/20201954-22.9%5 Elephant-Sized Companies Warren Buffett Could Buy
Cintas Cintas
(NGS:CTAS)
1.3%$2.5511/07/20191984-28.5%Cintas Earnings: CTAS Stock Drops 1% Despite Q3 Beat
Clorox Clorox
(NYE:CLX)
2.3%$4.2404/21/2020196817.9%Clorox Stock Will Continue to Clean the Market
Coca-Cola Coca-Cola
(NYE:KO)
3.4%$1.6403/13/20201893-13.6%3 Top Value Stocks for Long-Term Investors
Colgate-Palmolive Colgate-Palmolive
(NYE:CL)
2.5%$1.7604/17/202018952%3 Top Value Stocks for Long-Term Investors
Consolidated Edison Consolidated Edison
(NYE:ED)
3.7%$3.0602/18/20201885-7.3%3 Big Stock Charts for Wednesday: ConEd, NovaGold, and Hain Celestial
Dover Corporation Dover Corporation
(NYE:DOV)
2.2%$1.9602/27/20201947-22.3%The 5 Best Industrial Stocks to Buy Today
Ecolab Ecolab
(NYE:ECL)
1.1%$1.8803/16/20201936-11.5%Best ETFs for 2019: The Water Shortage Problem Isn’t Going Away
Emerson Electric Emerson Electric
(NYE:EMR)
3.8%$2.0002/13/20201947-31.7%Stock Market Today: Nowhere to Hide; Cruise Stock Bottom?
ExxonMobil ExxonMobil
(NYE:XOM)
7.9%$3.4802/10/20201882-37.2%Dow Jones Today: Rally Renews on Hopes of Reopening Economy
Franklin Resources Franklin Resources
(NYE:BEN)
6.3%$1.0803/30/20201981-33.8%3 Big Stock Charts for Tuesday: Juniper Networks, Lennar and Franklin Resources
Genuine Parts Genuine Parts
(NYE:GPC)
4.3%$3.1606/04/20201948-31%5 Great Blue-Chip Stocks to Buy
Hormel Hormel
(NYE:HRL)
2%$0.9304/09/202019284.5%10 Stocks With Little or No Debt to Own for the Next 50 Years 
Illinois Tool Works Illinois Tool Works
(NYE:ITW)
2.7%$4.2803/30/20201933-11.6%5 Dividend Stocks to Buy in Case the Santa Claus Rally Doesn’t Come
Johnson & Johnson Johnson & Johnson
(NYE:JNJ)
2.7%$3.8002/24/20201944-1.8%Piper Sandler Survey: Top Teen Brands for Spring 2020
Kimberly-Clark Kimberly-Clark
(NYE:KMB)
3.2%$4.2803/05/20201935-3.6%3 Stocks to Buy as Americans Prepare For Coronavirus Shutdowns
Leggett & Platt Leggett & Platt
(NYE:LEG)
5.6%$1.6003/12/20201939-43.4%7 Best Consumer Stocks to Buy Before Black Friday
Lowe’s Lowe’s
(NYE:LOW)
2.3%$2.2004/21/20201961-21.2%Who’s Hiring Now? 17 Companies Hiring During Coronavirus Pandemic
McCormick & Co McCormick & Co
(NYE:MKC)
1.6%$2.3804/09/20201925-12.5%10 Stocks to Buy Whose Companies We Can’t Live Without
McDonald’s McDonald’s
(NYE:MCD)
2.8%$5.0002/28/20201976-10.2%Dow Jones Today: Rally Renews on Hopes of Reopening Economy
Medtronic Medtronic
(NYE:MDT)
2.2%$2.1603/26/20201977-12.5%3 Ventilator Stocks to Buy for the Coronavirus Crisis
Nucor Nucor
(NYE:NUE)
4.1%$1.6103/30/20201973-30.6%3 Big Stock Charts for Tuesday: Merck, Nucor, and BorgWarner
PepsiCo PepsiCo
(NGS:PEP)
2.9%$3.8203/05/20201952-3%10 Stocks to Buy Whose Companies We Can’t Live Without
PPG Industries PPG Industries
(NYE:PPG)
2.2%$2.0402/20/20201899-30.1%3 Big Stock Charts for Thursday: Merck, Anheuser-Busch InBev, and PPG Industries
Procter & Gamble Procter & Gamble
(NYE:PG)
2.6%$2.9801/23/20201891-7.8%7 Stocks to Buy for a Dovish Federal Reserve
Sherwin-Williams Sherwin-Williams
(NYE:SHW)
1.1%$5.3602/28/20201979-16.3%3 Big Stock Charts for Tuesday: McDonald’s, Charter, and Sherwin-Williams
Stanley Black & Decker Stanley Black & Decker
(NYE:SWK)
2.4%$2.7603/02/20201877-31%7 Simple Ways for Young Investors to Invest Their First $1,000 
Sysco Sysco
(NYE:SYY)
3.8%$1.8004/02/20201970-44.8%Sysco Earnings: SYY Stock Drops 7% on Q4 Revenue Miss
T. Rowe Price T. Rowe Price
(NGS:TROW)
3.4%$3.6003/13/20201986-13.4%10 S&P 500 Stocks to Buy Increasing Their Dividends in 2020
Target Target
(NYE:TGT)
2.5%$2.6405/19/20201965-18.4%Who’s Hiring Now? 17 Companies Hiring During Coronavirus Pandemic
UGI UGI
(NYE:UGI)
4.5%$1.3003/13/20201885-36.1%5 Utility Stocks for Conservative Investors
Universal Health Realty Trust Universal Health Realty Trust
(NYE:UHT)
2.6%$2.7403/16/20201987-9.5%9 REITs Ready to Raise Their Payouts This December
V.F. Corporation V.F. Corporation
(NYE:VFC)
3.3%$1.9203/09/20201941-41.8%10 Stocks to Buy for Your Income-Generating Portfolio
W.W. Grainger W.W. Grainger
(NYE:GWW)
2.1%$5.7602/07/20201965-20.1%3 Big Stock Charts for Monday: W W Grainger, AES and Weyerhaeuser
Walmart Walmart
(NYE:WMT)
1.8%$2.1605/07/202019732.5%Who’s Hiring Now? 17 Companies Hiring During Coronavirus Pandemic
COMPANY DIVIDEND YIELD ANNUAL DIV RATE EX-DIV DATE DIVIDENDS PAID SINCE YTD RETURN RECENT NEWS

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