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)
3.5%$5.8808/21/20201916-3.9%9 Stocks to Buy for a Wild Ride in September
Abbott Laboratories Abbott Laboratories
(NYE:ABT)
1.3%$1.4410/14/2020192623%9 Outbreak-Fueled Stocks to Buy This Week
AFLAC AFLAC
(NYE:AFL)
3%$1.1208/18/20201973-28.5%8 Dividend Aristocrat Stocks to Buy Now
Air Products & Chemicals Air Products & Chemicals
(NYE:APD)
1.8%$5.3609/30/2020195425.9%3 Big Stock Charts for Tuesday: Weyerhaeuser, Western Digital and Air Products & Chemicals
Archer Daniels Midland Archer Daniels Midland
(NYE:ADM)
3%$1.4408/18/202019272.8%9 Outbreak-Fueled Stocks to Buy This Week
AT&T AT&T
(NYE:T)
7.2%$2.0807/09/20201984-26%The 4 Best Stocks to Buy on a Dip Every Time
Atmos Energy Atmos Energy
(NYE:ATO)
2.5%$2.3008/21/20201984-17.8%Ex-Dividend Reminders Include Aramark, Nordstrom, Inc. (ARMK, JWN)
Automatic Data Processing Automatic Data Processing
(NGS:ADP)
2.7%$3.6409/10/20201974-20.8%6 Dividend Stocks To Buy For Stable Yield And Growth Potential
Becton, Dickinson & Co Becton, Dickinson & Co
(NYE:BDX)
1.4%$3.1609/08/20201926-14.7%9 Top Stocks to Buy for a Weakened Dollar
Brown-Forman Brown-Forman
(NYE:BF.B)
0.9%$0.7006/05/2020196013%7 of the Best Consumer Stocks to Buy Right Now
Cardinal Health Cardinal Health
(NYE:CAH)
4.1%$1.9409/30/20201983-5.7%8 Dividend Aristocrat Stocks to Buy Now
Chevron Chevron
(NYE:CVX)
6.6%$5.1608/18/20201912-35.1%3 Blue-Chip Stocks to Trade
Chubb Corporation Chubb Corporation
(NYE:CB)
2.7%$3.1209/17/20201902-24.6%3 Big Stock Charts for Friday: AbbVie, Chubb and Applied Materials
Cincinnati Financial Cincinnati Financial
(NGS:CINF)
3.1%$2.4009/15/20201954-25.8%5 Elephant-Sized Companies Warren Buffett Could Buy
Cintas Cintas
(NGS:CTAS)
0.8%$2.5511/07/2019198418.3%Cintas Earnings: CTAS Stock Drops 1% Despite Q3 Beat
Clorox Clorox
(NYE:CLX)
2.1%$4.4407/28/2020196835.6%3 Household Stocks to Clean Up With
Coca-Cola Coca-Cola
(NYE:KO)
3.3%$1.6409/14/20201893-8.9%6 Dividend Stocks To Buy For Stable Yield And Growth Potential
Colgate-Palmolive Colgate-Palmolive
(NYE:CL)
2.3%$1.7610/22/2020189510.2%8 Dividend Aristocrat Stocks to Buy Now
Consolidated Edison Consolidated Edison
(NYE:ED)
4.1%$3.0608/18/20201885-18.3%7 Dividend Stocks to Buy for Beginners to Income Investing
Dover Corporation Dover Corporation
(NYE:DOV)
1.8%$1.9808/28/20201947-2.3%The 5 Best Industrial Stocks to Buy Today
Ecolab Ecolab
(NYE:ECL)
0.9%$1.8809/14/202019365.7%4 Cleaning Stocks to Watch as Coronavirus Precautions Are Here to Stay
Emerson Electric Emerson Electric
(NYE:EMR)
2.9%$2.0008/13/20201947-11%7 Dividend Stocks to Buy for Beginners to Income Investing
ExxonMobil ExxonMobil
(NYE:XOM)
9.4%$3.4808/12/20201882-46.7%Exxon Mobil Stock Is a Quickly Sinking Ship
Franklin Resources Franklin Resources
(NYE:BEN)
5.1%$1.0809/29/20201981-18.3%3 Big Stock Charts for Tuesday: Juniper Networks, Lennar and Franklin Resources
Genuine Parts Genuine Parts
(NYE:GPC)
3.1%$3.1609/03/20201948-3.9%5 Great Blue-Chip Stocks to Buy
Hormel Hormel
(NYE:HRL)
1.9%$0.9307/10/202019288.1%7 Fitness Stocks That Will Give Your Portfolio Some Muscle
Illinois Tool Works Illinois Tool Works
(NYE:ITW)
2.3%$4.5609/29/2020193310.8%7 American Manufacturing Stocks to Buy Before Recovery
Johnson & Johnson Johnson & Johnson
(NYE:JNJ)
2.7%$4.0408/24/202019442.3%6 Long-Term Stocks to See You Through the Bad Times
Kimberly-Clark Kimberly-Clark
(NYE:KMB)
2.9%$4.2809/03/202019356.1%3 Household Stocks to Clean Up With
Leggett & Platt Leggett & Platt
(NYE:LEG)
3.6%$1.6009/14/20201939-13.3%7 Best Consumer Stocks to Buy Before Black Friday
Lowe’s Lowe’s
(NYE:LOW)
1.5%$2.4010/20/2020196133.7%Environmental Groups Ask Home Depot, Lowe’s to End Glyphosate Sales
McCormick & Co McCormick & Co
(NYE:MKC)
1.3%$2.4807/02/2020192511.9%3 Stocks to Short as Markets Climb Higher
McDonald’s McDonald’s
(NYE:MCD)
2.3%$5.0008/31/2020197611.5%3 Stocks for Beginners to Base a Portfolio On
Medtronic Medtronic
(NYE:MDT)
2.2%$2.3209/24/20201977-5.2%Medtronic Earnings: MDT Stock Moves 3% Higher on Better-Than-Expected Q1
Nucor Nucor
(NYE:NUE)
3.3%$1.6109/29/20201973-12.6%3 Precious Metals Stocks Catching Fire Now
PepsiCo PepsiCo
(NGS:PEP)
3.1%$4.0909/03/20201952-3.8%Will the Real PepsiCo Please Identify Itself?
PPG Industries PPG Industries
(NYE:PPG)
1.7%$2.1608/07/20201899-5.8%3 Big Stock Charts for Thursday: Merck, Anheuser-Busch InBev, and PPG Industries
Procter & Gamble Procter & Gamble
(NYE:PG)
2.3%$3.1607/23/2020189110%20 Election Stocks to Buy if Joe Biden Wins in 2020
Sherwin-Williams Sherwin-Williams
(NYE:SHW)
0.8%$5.3608/20/2020197919.2%20 Election Stocks to Buy if Joe Biden Wins in 2020
Stanley Black & Decker Stanley Black & Decker
(NYE:SWK)
1.7%$2.8008/31/20201877-3.3%7 Simple Ways for Young Investors to Invest Their First $1,000 
Sysco Sysco
(NYE:SYY)
2.7%$1.8010/01/20201970-20.9%Sysco Earnings: SYY Stock Ticks 2% Higher on Narrower-Than-Expected Q4 Loss
T. Rowe Price T. Rowe Price
(NGS:TROW)
2.8%$3.6009/14/202019865%10 S&P 500 Stocks to Buy Increasing Their Dividends in 2020
Target Target
(NYE:TGT)
1.8%$2.7208/18/2020196516.1%9 Outbreak-Fueled Stocks to Buy This Week
UGI UGI
(NYE:UGI)
4.1%$1.3209/14/20201885-28.1%5 Utility Stocks for Conservative Investors
Universal Health Realty Trust Universal Health Realty Trust
(NYE:UHT)
4.6%$2.7609/15/20201987-48.6%9 REITs Ready to Raise Their Payouts This December
V.F. Corporation V.F. Corporation
(NYE:VFC)
2.7%$1.9209/09/20201941-27.6%The 4 Best Dividend Aristocrats to Buy Now
W.W. Grainger W.W. Grainger
(NYE:GWW)
1.7%$6.1208/07/202019653.7%4 Cleaning Stocks to Watch as Coronavirus Precautions Are Here to Stay
Walmart Walmart
(NYE:WMT)
1.6%$2.1612/10/2020197313.8%Walmart Pay Raise 2020: 165,000 Employees to Get Wage Increase
COMPANY DIVIDEND YIELD ANNUAL DIV RATE EX-DIV DATE DIVIDENDS PAID SINCE YTD RETURN RECENT NEWS

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