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)
3.4%$5.7611/21/20191916-10%Dow Jones Today: Jobs Jubilee Sends Stocks Soaring
Abbott Laboratories Abbott Laboratories
(NYE:ABT)
1.5%$1.2810/11/2019192618.2%5 Top Stock Trades for Thursday: ADBE, NFLX, ABT
AFLAC AFLAC
(NYE:AFL)
2%$1.0811/19/2019197316.3%The 8 Best Cash Cow Stocks to Buy for Stable Returns
Air Products & Chemicals Air Products & Chemicals
(NYE:APD)
2%$4.6412/31/2019195445%3 Big Stock Charts for Tuesday: Weyerhaeuser, Western Digital and Air Products & Chemicals
Archer Daniels Midland Archer Daniels Midland
(NYE:ADM)
3.2%$1.4011/20/201919277.2%10 Stocks to Buy for October
AT&T AT&T
(NYE:T)
5.3%$2.0410/09/2019198433.8%5 Safety Stocks to Buy Without Trade War Exposure
Atmos Energy Atmos Energy
(NYE:ATO)
2.2%$2.3011/22/2019198414.9%Ex-Dividend Reminders Include Aramark, Nordstrom, Inc. (ARMK, JWN)
Automatic Data Processing Automatic Data Processing
(NGS:ADP)
2.1%$3.6412/12/2019197429.6%9 Super-Safe-Growth Stocks for Long-Lasting Dividends
Becton, Dickinson & Co Becton, Dickinson & Co
(NYE:BDX)
1.2%$3.1612/09/2019192615.7%9 Super-Safe-Growth Stocks for Long-Lasting Dividends
Cardinal Health Cardinal Health
(NYE:CAH)
3.5%$1.9212/31/2019198323%8 Dividend Aristocrat Stocks to Buy Now
Chevron Chevron
(NYE:CVX)
4%$4.7611/15/201919128.5%7 Energy Stocks That Are Still Worth Buying In 2020
Chubb Corporation Chubb Corporation
(NYE:CB)
2%$3.0012/19/2019190217.8%3 Big Stock Charts for Friday: AbbVie, Chubb and Applied Materials
Cincinnati Financial Cincinnati Financial
(NGS:CINF)
2.1%$2.2412/18/2019195436.1%5 Elephant-Sized Companies Warren Buffett Could Buy
Cintas Cintas
(NGS:CTAS)
1%$2.5511/07/2019198452.5%5 Top Stock Trades for Thursday: NVDA, MTCH, NVTA
Clorox Clorox
(NYE:CLX)
2.8%$4.2401/28/20201968-1.5%7 Consumer Stocks to Buy in an Uncertain Market
Coca-Cola Coca-Cola
(NYE:KO)
2.9%$1.6011/29/2019189314.9%5 Excellent Warren Buffett Stocks to Buy for Today’s Market
Colgate-Palmolive Colgate-Palmolive
(NYE:CL)
2.5%$1.7210/22/2019189514.7%8 Dividend Aristocrat Stocks to Buy Now
Consolidated Edison Consolidated Edison
(NYE:ED)
3.4%$2.9611/12/2019188513.5%5 Utility Stocks for Conservative Investors
Dover Corporation Dover Corporation
(NYE:DOV)
1.7%$1.9611/27/2019194758.7%The 5 Best Industrial Stocks to Buy Today
Ecolab Ecolab
(NYE:ECL)
1%$1.8812/16/2019193626.5%Best ETFs for 2019: The Water Shortage Problem Isn’t Going Away
Emerson Electric Emerson Electric
(NYE:EMR)
2.7%$2.0011/14/2019194725.7%Emerson Electric Earnings: EMR Stock Dips on Revenue Miss, Guidance
ExxonMobil ExxonMobil
(NYE:XOM)
5%$3.4811/08/201918821.9%3 Blue-Chip Stocks to Short
Franklin Resources Franklin Resources
(NYE:BEN)
3.9%$1.0409/27/20191981-9%3 Big Stock Charts for Tuesday: Juniper Networks, Lennar and Franklin Resources
Genuine Parts Genuine Parts
(NYE:GPC)
2.9%$3.0512/05/201919488%5 Great Blue-Chip Stocks to Buy
Hormel Hormel
(NYE:HRL)
2.1%$0.9301/10/202019286.2%7 Top Stocks to Buy for 2020
Illinois Tool Works Illinois Tool Works
(NYE:ITW)
2.5%$4.2812/30/2019193337.5%5 Dividend Stocks to Buy in Case the Santa Claus Rally Doesn’t Come
Johnson & Johnson Johnson & Johnson
(NYE:JNJ)
2.7%$3.8011/25/201919448.8%10 Stocks That Should Be Every Young Investor’s First Choice
Kimberly-Clark Kimberly-Clark
(NYE:KMB)
3%$4.1212/05/2019193520.2%8 Dividend Aristocrat Stocks to Buy Now
Leggett & Platt Leggett & Platt
(NYE:LEG)
3%$1.6012/12/2019193948.1%7 Best Consumer Stocks to Buy Before Black Friday
Lowe’s Lowe’s
(NYE:LOW)
1.9%$2.2001/21/2020196125.9%Stock Market Today: Retail Buys?; Disney+ Hitting 1 Million a Day
McCormick & Co McCormick & Co
(NYE:MKC)
1.4%$2.4812/30/2019192523.5%10 Buy-and-Hold Stocks to Own Forever
McDonald’s McDonald’s
(NYE:MCD)
2.6%$5.0011/29/2019197610%5 Safety Stocks to Buy Without Trade War Exposure
Medtronic Medtronic
(NYE:MDT)
1.9%$2.1612/26/2019197724.3%10 Buy-and-Hold Stocks to Own Forever
Nucor Nucor
(NYE:NUE)
2.8%$1.6009/26/2019197311.2%Roku Stock May Finally Be a Buy After Its 40% Decline 
PepsiCo PepsiCo
(NGS:PEP)
2.8%$3.8212/05/2019195224.3%Fill Your Bellies and Your Portfolios With These 8 Thanksgiving Stocks
PPG Industries PPG Industries
(NYE:PPG)
1.5%$2.0411/08/2019189929.6%3 Big Stock Charts for Thursday: Merck, Anheuser-Busch InBev, and PPG Industries
Procter & Gamble Procter & Gamble
(NYE:PG)
2.4%$2.9810/17/2019189135.1%10 Stocks Owned by the World’s Richest and Most Powerful
Sherwin-Williams Sherwin-Williams
(NYE:SHW)
0.8%$4.5211/14/2019197947%Check Out These 5 Fast-Growing Stocks to Buy
Stanley Black & Decker Stanley Black & Decker
(NYE:SWK)
1.7%$2.7611/27/2019187732.7%7 Simple Ways for Young Investors to Invest Their First $1,000 
Sysco Sysco
(NYE:SYY)
2.2%$1.8001/02/2020197032.1%3 Big Stock Charts for Thursday: Western Union, SYSCO and H & R Block
T. Rowe Price T. Rowe Price
(NGS:TROW)
2.5%$3.0412/13/2019198634.2%10 S&P 500 Stocks to Weather the Earnings Storm
Target Target
(NYE:TGT)
2.1%$2.6411/19/2019196589.2%7 Strong Stocks to Buy That Won Q3 Earnings
UGI UGI
(NYE:UGI)
3%$1.3012/13/20191885-18.5%5 Utility Stocks for Conservative Investors
Universal Health Realty Trust Universal Health Realty Trust
(NYE:UHT)
2.2%$2.7412/17/2019198798.7%9 REITs Ready to Raise Their Payouts This December
V.F. Corporation V.F. Corporation
(NYE:VFC)
2.1%$1.9212/09/2019194126.7%7 Specialty Retail Stocks to Buy Now
W.W. Grainger W.W. Grainger
(NYE:GWW)
1.8%$5.7611/07/2019196513.9%3 Big Stock Charts for Monday: W W Grainger, AES and Weyerhaeuser
Walmart Walmart
(NYE:WMT)
1.8%$2.1212/05/2019197328.6%5 Safety Stocks to Buy Without Trade War Exposure
COMPANY DIVIDEND YIELD ANNUAL DIV RATE EX-DIV DATE DIVIDENDS PAID SINCE YTD RETURN RECENT NEWS

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