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)
2.7%$5.4405/17/20181916-14.5%Resistance Looms Large for 3M Co Stock — Short It!
Abbott Laboratories Abbott Laboratories
(NYE:ABT)
1.8%$1.1204/12/201819267.6%Abbott Laboratories Stock Slips Despite Earnings Beat
AFLAC AFLAC
(NYE:AFL)
2.3%$1.0405/22/20181973-48%8 Dividend Aristocrats That Also Offer Stock Price Growth
Air Products & Chemicals Air Products & Chemicals
(NYE:APD)
2.6%$4.4006/29/201819543.3%3 Little-Known Dividend Aristocrats to Buy
Archer Daniels Midland Archer Daniels Midland
(NYE:ADM)
3%$1.3405/16/2018192712.9%3 Little-Known Dividend Aristocrats to Buy
AT&T AT&T
(NYE:T)
6.1%$2.0004/09/20181984-15.8%4 High Dividend Stocks in the S&P 500 to Buy for Income
Atmos Energy Atmos Energy
(NYE:ATO)
2.3%$1.9405/18/201819840.5%Ex-Dividend Reminders Include Aramark, Nordstrom, Inc. (ARMK, JWN)
Automatic Data Processing Automatic Data Processing
(NGS:ADP)
2.1%$2.7606/07/201819749.5%Automatic Data Processing Leads 5 Dividend Stocks Boosting Payouts
Becton, Dickinson & Co Becton, Dickinson & Co
(NYE:BDX)
1.3%$3.0006/07/201819266%10 Super Safe Growth Stocks to Buy for Long-Lasting Dividends
Bemis Company Bemis Company
(NYE:BMS)
2.9%$1.2405/16/20181922-9.1%10 Dividend Paying Companies Working Tirelessly For Their Investors
Brown-Forman Brown-Forman
(NYE:BF.B)
1%$0.5809/06/20171960-14.3%3 Stocks To Generate Excellent Passive Income Over Long Haul
Cardinal Health Cardinal Health
(NYE:CAH)
3.6%$1.9106/29/20181983-13.6%5 Notable Dividend Increases From the Past Week — Including Phillips 66
Chevron Chevron
(NYE:CVX)
3.5%$4.4805/17/201819123.8%5 Top Energy Stocks For $100-A-Barrel Oil
Chubb Corporation Chubb Corporation
(NYE:CB)
2.2%$2.9206/21/20181902-7.6%7 Hot Stocks to Buy That Ditched the NRA
Cincinnati Financial Cincinnati Financial
(NGS:CINF)
3%$2.1206/19/20181954-4.3%7 Retirement Stocks That Offer More Than Dividends
Cintas Cintas
(NGS:CTAS)
0.9%$1.6211/09/2017198416.8%Invest in These Top 4 GARP Stocks Now
Clorox Clorox
(NYE:CLX)
3.2%$3.8404/24/20181968-19.3%3 Stocks To Generate Excellent Passive Income Over Long Haul
Coca-Cola Coca-Cola
(NYE:KO)
3.7%$1.5606/14/20181893-7.4%9 Highest-Yielding Dividend Aristocrats to Buy Today
Colgate-Palmolive Colgate-Palmolive
(NYE:CL)
2.7%$1.6804/19/20181895-17%Colgate-Palmolive Company Stock Reports Disappointing Sales for Q1
Consolidated Edison Consolidated Edison
(NYE:ED)
3.9%$2.8605/15/20181885-12.5%9 Highest-Yielding Dividend Aristocrats to Buy Today
Dover Corporation Dover Corporation
(NYE:DOV)
2.3%$1.8805/30/20181947-20.4%5 Dividend Growth Stocks Powered by Unstoppable Megatrends
Ecolab Ecolab
(NYE:ECL)
1.1%$1.6406/18/2018193610.2%3 Dividend Aristocrats with Growth Prospects
Emerson Electric Emerson Electric
(NYE:EMR)
2.6%$1.9405/10/201819476.6%Automatic Data Processing Leads 7 Dividend Stocks Boosting Payouts
ExxonMobil ExxonMobil
(NYE:XOM)
4%$3.2805/11/20181882-1.5%Monday Apple Rumors: Beats Line May Get Its Own HomePod
Franklin Resources Franklin Resources
(NYE:BEN)
2.7%$0.9203/28/20181981-20.1%4 Reasons that Make BlackRock, Inc. (BLK) Stock a Solid Pick Now
Genuine Parts Genuine Parts
(NYE:GPC)
3.1%$2.8806/07/20181948-3.3%3 Dividend Aristocrats with Growth Prospects
HCP HCP
(NYE:HCP)
6.4%$1.4805/04/20181985-11.7%The 10 Best Stocks for Your 401k
Hormel Hormel
(NYE:HRL)
2.1%$0.7504/13/20181928-0.4%10 Dividend Stocks to Buy in May
Illinois Tool Works Illinois Tool Works
(NYE:ITW)
2.1%$3.1206/28/20181933-10.3%8 Dividend Aristocrats That Also Offer Stock Price Growth
Johnson & Johnson Johnson & Johnson
(NYE:JNJ)
2.9%$3.6005/25/20181944-12%It’s Not as Bad as It Looks for Johnson & Johnson Stock
Kimberly-Clark Kimberly-Clark
(NYE:KMB)
3.8%$4.0006/07/20181935-12.5%3 Value Stocks for Income Investors
Leggett & Platt Leggett & Platt
(NYE:LEG)
3.6%$1.5206/14/20181939-11.3%4 Notable Dividend Increases From the Past Week — Including Lam Research Corproation
Lowe’s Lowe’s
(NYE:LOW)
1.9%$1.6404/24/20181961-6.7%4 Things That Could Make or Break Home Depot Inc Stock on Tuesday
McCormick & Co McCormick & Co
(NYE:MKC)
2%$2.0804/06/201819251.1%7 Retirement Stocks for the Coming Correction
McDonald’s McDonald’s
(NYE:MCD)
2.5%$4.0402/28/20181976-6.8%7 Money-Making Stocks to Buy Now
Medtronic Medtronic
(NYE:MDT)
2.2%$1.8403/22/201819775.4%Intricon Corp Is a Small Company Rising Quickly
Nucor Nucor
(NYE:NUE)
2.3%$1.5203/28/201819733.8%The 5 Best Stocks to Trade the First Week of Earnings Season
PepsiCo PepsiCo
(NGS:PEP)
3.7%$3.7105/31/20181952-16.7%5 Top Stock Trades for Monday Morning
PPG Industries PPG Industries
(NYE:PPG)
1.7%$1.8005/09/20181899-10.3%3 Dividend Aristocrats with Growth Prospects
Procter & Gamble Procter & Gamble
(NYE:PG)
3.9%$2.8704/19/20181891-18.9%Are There Any Safe Stocks to Buy and Hold Anymore?
Sherwin-Williams Sherwin-Williams
(NYE:SHW)
0.9%$3.4405/17/20181979-6.3%7 Fast-Growing Stocks to Buy Today
Stanley Black & Decker Stanley Black & Decker
(NYE:SWK)
1.7%$2.5206/05/20181877-12.8%Why Stanley Black & Decker, Inc. Stock Is Sinking Today
Sysco Sysco
(NYE:SYY)
2.3%$1.4404/05/201819705.1%5 Broker-Friendly Stocks to Beat Market Blues
T. Rowe Price T. Rowe Price
(NGS:TROW)
2.3%$2.8006/14/2018198616.7%3 Little-Known Dividend Aristocrats to Buy
Target Target
(NYE:TGT)
3.2%$2.4805/15/2018196517.3%How To Trade Target Corporation Ahead of Earnings
UGI UGI
(NYE:UGI)
2.1%$1.0406/14/201818855.2%5 Bulletproof Dividend Stocks That Yield at Least 5% (T, LSI, BX, EOS, APU)
Universal Health Realty Trust Universal Health Realty Trust
(NYE:UHT)
4.4%$2.6603/23/20181987-19.3%9 REITs Ready to Raise Their Payouts This December
V.F. Corporation V.F. Corporation
(NYE:VFC)
2.3%$1.8406/07/201819419.5%7 Retail Stocks That Will Rise From the Ashes
W.W. Grainger W.W. Grainger
(NYE:GWW)
1.7%$5.4405/11/2018196531.3%W W Grainger Inc Stock Jumps on Strong Q1 Earnings
Walmart Walmart
(NYE:WMT)
2.5%$2.0808/09/20181973-14.5%Monday Apple Rumors: Beats Line May Get Its Own HomePod
COMPANY DIVIDEND YIELD ANNUAL DIV RATE EX-DIV DATE DIVIDENDS PAID SINCE YTD RETURN RECENT NEWS

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