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%$5.8802/13/20201916-14.5%3M Offers Shelter From the Coronavirus Storm
Abbott Laboratories Abbott Laboratories
(NYE:ABT)
1.8%$1.4404/14/20201926-7.4%Abbott Labs Earnings: ABT Stock Jumps 3% on Q4 Beat
AFLAC AFLAC
(NYE:AFL)
2.4%$1.1202/18/20201973-13.3%The 8 Best Cash Cow Stocks to Buy for Stable Returns
Air Products & Chemicals Air Products & Chemicals
(NYE:APD)
2.3%$5.3603/31/20201954-1.4%3 Big Stock Charts for Tuesday: Weyerhaeuser, Western Digital and Air Products & Chemicals
Archer Daniels Midland Archer Daniels Midland
(NYE:ADM)
3.6%$1.4402/12/20201927-16.4%5 Dividend Stocks With Low Payout Ratios and High Yields
AT&T AT&T
(NYE:T)
5.6%$2.0801/09/20201984-7%7 Best Quantum Computing Stocks Trading Today
Atmos Energy Atmos Energy
(NYE:ATO)
2.1%$2.3002/21/202019840.3%Ex-Dividend Reminders Include Aramark, Nordstrom, Inc. (ARMK, JWN)
Automatic Data Processing Automatic Data Processing
(NGS:ADP)
2.2%$3.6403/12/20201974-3.9%9 Super-Safe-Growth Stocks for Long-Lasting Dividends
Becton, Dickinson & Co Becton, Dickinson & Co
(NYE:BDX)
1.3%$3.1603/09/20201926-10.4%9 Super-Safe-Growth Stocks for Long-Lasting Dividends
Cardinal Health Cardinal Health
(NYE:CAH)
3.5%$1.9203/31/202019836.6%3 Healthcare Stocks to Buy This Week Ahead of Earnings
Chevron Chevron
(NYE:CVX)
5.3%$5.1602/14/20201912-21.3%Dow Jones Today: The Coronavirus Takes a Toll
Chubb Corporation Chubb Corporation
(NYE:CB)
1.9%$3.0012/19/201919020.9%3 Big Stock Charts for Friday: AbbVie, Chubb and Applied Materials
Cincinnati Financial Cincinnati Financial
(NGS:CINF)
2.3%$2.4003/17/20201954-3.1%5 Elephant-Sized Companies Warren Buffett Could Buy
Cintas Cintas
(NGS:CTAS)
0.9%$2.5511/07/201919842.9%Cintas Corporation Earnings: CTAS Stock Up 3% After Beating Q2 Estimates
Clorox Clorox
(NYE:CLX)
2.5%$4.2404/21/2020196811.9%3 Big Stock Charts for Tuesday: Pfizer, Clorox, and L Brands
Coca-Cola Coca-Cola
(NYE:KO)
2.8%$1.6403/13/202018933.6%Coca-Cola Still Has Some Fizz Left
Colgate-Palmolive Colgate-Palmolive
(NYE:CL)
2.4%$1.7201/22/202018956.5%10 Dividend Stocks to Buy That Are Off to a Fast Start in 2020
Consolidated Edison Consolidated Edison
(NYE:ED)
3.5%$3.0602/18/20201885-3.1%5 Utility Stocks for Conservative Investors
Dover Corporation Dover Corporation
(NYE:DOV)
1.8%$1.9602/27/20201947-7.9%The 5 Best Industrial Stocks to Buy Today
Ecolab Ecolab
(NYE:ECL)
1%$1.8812/16/20191936-0.7%Best ETFs for 2019: The Water Shortage Problem Isn’t Going Away
Emerson Electric Emerson Electric
(NYE:EMR)
3%$2.0002/13/20201947-14.3%Emerson Electric Earnings: EMR Stock Dips on Revenue Miss, Guidance
ExxonMobil ExxonMobil
(NYE:XOM)
6.6%$3.4802/10/20201882-26.6%These 4 Stocks to Sell Are Melting Down Now
Franklin Resources Franklin Resources
(NYE:BEN)
4.7%$1.0803/30/20201981-13.7%3 Big Stock Charts for Tuesday: Juniper Networks, Lennar and Franklin Resources
Genuine Parts Genuine Parts
(NYE:GPC)
3.5%$3.1603/05/20201948-16.8%5 Great Blue-Chip Stocks to Buy
Hormel Hormel
(NYE:HRL)
2.1%$0.9301/10/20201928-3.4%9 Super-Safe-Growth Stocks for Long-Lasting Dividends
Illinois Tool Works Illinois Tool Works
(NYE:ITW)
2.4%$4.2803/30/20201933-4.4%5 Dividend Stocks to Buy in Case the Santa Claus Rally Doesn’t Come
Johnson & Johnson Johnson & Johnson
(NYE:JNJ)
2.6%$3.8002/24/20201944-1.4%3 Dow Jones Industrial Average Stocks to Sell
Kimberly-Clark Kimberly-Clark
(NYE:KMB)
3.1%$4.2803/05/202019350.7%7 Smart Blue-Chip Stocks to Buy Now
Leggett & Platt Leggett & Platt
(NYE:LEG)
3.9%$1.6003/12/20201939-21.8%7 Best Consumer Stocks to Buy Before Black Friday
Lowe’s Lowe’s
(NYE:LOW)
1.9%$2.2001/21/20201961-8.1%Stock Market Today: Beyond Meat Teams Up With Starbucks
McCormick & Co McCormick & Co
(NYE:MKC)
1.6%$2.4812/30/20191925-10.4%10 Buy-and-Hold Stocks to Own Forever
McDonald’s McDonald’s
(NYE:MCD)
2.4%$5.0002/28/202019765.1%7 Delicious Restaurant Stocks to Buy
Medtronic Medtronic
(NYE:MDT)
2%$2.1612/26/20191977-7.8%10 Buy-and-Hold Stocks to Own Forever
Nucor Nucor
(NYE:NUE)
3.7%$1.6103/30/20201973-25%3 Big Stock Charts for Tuesday: Merck, Nucor, and BorgWarner
PepsiCo PepsiCo
(NGS:PEP)
2.7%$3.8203/05/202019523.7%7 Super Stable Dividend Stocks to Buy Now
PPG Industries PPG Industries
(NYE:PPG)
1.9%$2.0402/20/20201899-18.6%3 Big Stock Charts for Thursday: Merck, Anheuser-Busch InBev, and PPG Industries
Procter & Gamble Procter & Gamble
(NYE:PG)
2.5%$2.9801/23/20201891-5.4%7 Stocks to Buy Over $100 That Are Worth Their Price Tags
Sherwin-Williams Sherwin-Williams
(NYE:SHW)
1%$5.3602/28/20201979-7.5%3 Big Stock Charts for Tuesday: McDonald’s, Charter, and Sherwin-Williams
Stanley Black & Decker Stanley Black & Decker
(NYE:SWK)
1.9%$2.7603/02/20201877-15.9%7 Simple Ways for Young Investors to Invest Their First $1,000 
Sysco Sysco
(NYE:SYY)
2.5%$1.8001/02/20201970-15.7%Sysco Earnings: SYY Stock Drops 7% on Q4 Revenue Miss
T. Rowe Price T. Rowe Price
(NGS:TROW)
2.8%$3.6003/13/202019860.7%10 S&P 500 Stocks to Buy Increasing Their Dividends in 2020
Target Target
(NYE:TGT)
2.4%$2.6402/18/20201965-16.6%Put Target Stock on Your Shopping List in a Market Correction
UGI UGI
(NYE:UGI)
3.4%$1.3003/13/20201885-15.7%5 Utility Stocks for Conservative Investors
Universal Health Realty Trust Universal Health Realty Trust
(NYE:UHT)
2.3%$2.7412/17/201919871.6%9 REITs Ready to Raise Their Payouts This December
V.F. Corporation V.F. Corporation
(NYE:VFC)
2.5%$1.9203/09/20201941-25.3%7 Retail Stocks to Buy to Embrace Experiential Approaches
W.W. Grainger W.W. Grainger
(NYE:GWW)
2%$5.7602/07/20201965-17.9%3 Big Stock Charts for Monday: W W Grainger, AES and Weyerhaeuser
Walmart Walmart
(NYE:WMT)
1.9%$2.1603/19/20201973-5.2%Don’t Buy the Red Ink in Walmart Stock Just Yet
COMPANY DIVIDEND YIELD ANNUAL DIV RATE EX-DIV DATE DIVIDENDS PAID SINCE YTD RETURN RECENT NEWS

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