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
3M3M
(NYE:MMM)
1.9%$4.7011/22/201719165.4%The 7 Best S&P 500 Value Stocks to Buy Now
Abbott LaboratoriesAbbott Laboratories
(NYE:ABT)
1.9%$1.1201/11/201819263.9%5 Soaring ‘Strong Buy’ Stocks Ahead of Earnings Season
AFLACAFLAC
(NYE:AFL)
2.1%$1.8011/14/20171973-1.1%AFLAC’s (AFL) Solid Quant Score Keep it a Buy
Air Products & ChemicalsAir Products & Chemicals
(NYE:APD)
2.3%$3.8012/29/201719542.3%Anemic Industry Group Rank Restrict Air Products & Chemicals (APD) Rating
Archer Daniels MidlandArcher Daniels Midland
(NYE:ADM)
3.1%$1.2811/15/201719272.2%10 More Retirement Stocks to Buy and Hold for the Rest of Your Life
AT&TAT&T
(NYE:T)
5.4%$2.0001/09/20181984-4.3%Why GameStop Corp. Stock Is Plunging Today
Atmos EnergyAtmos Energy
(NYE:ATO)
2.4%$1.9411/24/20171984-5.9%Ex-Dividend Reminders Include Aramark, Nordstrom, Inc. (ARMK, JWN)
Automatic Data ProcessingAutomatic Data Processing
(NGS:ADP)
2.1%$2.5203/08/201819743.6%10 Super Safe Growth Stocks to Buy for Long-Lasting Dividends
Becton, Dickinson & CoBecton, Dickinson & Co
(NYE:BDX)
1.3%$3.0012/07/201719269.6%10 Super Safe Growth Stocks to Buy for Long-Lasting Dividends
Bemis CompanyBemis Company
(NYE:BMS)
2.6%$1.2011/14/20171922-1.8%These 5 Stocks Were Just Added to the Strong Sell List
Brown-FormanBrown-Forman
(NYE:BF.B)
1.1%$0.7309/06/20171960-1.7%Nike Inc Leads 5 Dividend Stocks Boosting Payouts
Cardinal HealthCardinal Health
(NYE:CAH)
2.6%$1.8512/29/2017198317.4%Metrics for Earnings Visibility Make Cardinal Health (CAH) a Sell
ChevronChevron
(NYE:CVX)
3.3%$4.3211/16/201719124.9%10 Stocks That Every 20-Year-Old Should Buy
Chubb CorporationChubb Corporation
(NYE:CB)
1.9%$2.8412/28/201719021.4%Chubb (CB) a Buy on Robust Quant Score
Cincinnati FinancialCincinnati Financial
(NGS:CINF)
2.7%$2.0012/19/201719540.3%7 Retirement Stocks That Offer More Than Dividends
CintasCintas
(NGS:CTAS)
1%$1.6211/09/201719845.3%Invest in These Top 4 GARP Stocks Now
CloroxClorox
(NYE:CLX)
2.3%$3.3601/23/20181968-3.3%Trade of the Day: Clorox Co (CLX)
Coca-ColaCoca-Cola
(NYE:KO)
3.1%$1.4811/30/201718932.8%Coca-Cola to Recycle 100% of Packaging by 2030
Colgate-PalmoliveColgate-Palmolive
(NYE:CL)
2.1%$1.6001/22/201818952.7%Colgate-Palmolive a Slow But Steady ‘Dividend Aristocrat’
Consolidated EdisonConsolidated Edison
(NYE:ED)
3.7%$2.8602/13/20181885-7.9%10 More Retirement Stocks to Buy and Hold for the Rest of Your Life
Dover CorporationDover Corporation
(NYE:DOV)
1.8%$1.8811/29/201719473.4%100 Actions to Take on The Dip
EcolabEcolab
(NYE:ECL)
1.2%$1.6412/18/201719364.2%Anemic Sales Growth Hurt Ecolab (ECL) Rating
Emerson ElectricEmerson Electric
(NYE:EMR)
2.7%$1.9411/16/201719475%Automatic Data Processing Leads 7 Dividend Stocks Boosting Payouts
ExxonMobilExxonMobil
(NYE:XOM)
3.5%$3.0811/10/201718824.2%10 Niche ETFs That Will Make You Money In 2018
Franklin ResourcesFranklin Resources
(NYE:BEN)
2%$0.9212/22/201719813.6%4 Reasons that Make BlackRock, Inc. (BLK) Stock a Solid Pick Now
Genuine PartsGenuine Parts
(NYE:GPC)
2.6%$2.7012/07/201719489.6%5 Specialty Retail Stocks That Are Getting Smashed
HCPHCP
(NYE:HCP)
6.3%$1.4811/03/20171985-10.2%The 10 Best Stocks for Your 401k
HormelHormel
(NYE:HRL)
2.2%$0.7501/12/20181928-4.5%10 Super Safe Growth Stocks to Buy for Long-Lasting Dividends
Illinois Tool WorksIllinois Tool Works
(NYE:ITW)
1.8%$3.1212/28/201719333.3%Illinois Tool Works Inc.’s Prospects Are Bright: Is It Time to Buy ITW Stock?
Johnson & JohnsonJohnson & Johnson
(NYE:JNJ)
2.3%$3.3602/26/201819445.5%7 More Dividend Stocks Benefiting From the Tax Cut
Kimberly-ClarkKimberly-Clark
(NYE:KMB)
3.4%$3.8812/07/20171935-4.3%10 More Simply Safe Dividend Stocks for Retirement
Leggett & PlattLeggett & Platt
(NYE:LEG)
3%$1.4412/14/201719391.1%10 Dividend Stocks Increasing Payouts — TEL NWL FDS LEG CLX TSCO FNV SLF WAB CP
Lowe’sLowe’s
(NYE:LOW)
1.6%$1.6401/23/2018196112.9%Lowes’ (LOW) Healthy Earnings Growth Make it a Buy
McCormick & CoMcCormick & Co
(NYE:MKC)
2.1%$2.0812/28/20171925-2.7%10 Retirement Stocks to Buy and Hold for the Rest of Your Life
McDonald’sMcDonald’s
(NYE:MCD)
2.3%$4.0411/30/201719762.3%Burger King Takes on McDonald’s With Double Quarter Pound King Burger
MedtronicMedtronic
(NYE:MDT)
2.1%$1.8412/28/201719777.3%10 Super Safe Growth Stocks to Buy for Long-Lasting Dividends
NucorNucor
(NYE:NUE)
2.2%$1.5212/28/201719738.1%Trade AK Steel Holding Corporation With Confidence After Earnings
PepsiCoPepsiCo
(NGS:PEP)
2.7%$3.2211/30/201719520.2%Coca-Cola to Recycle 100% of Packaging by 2030
PPG IndustriesPPG Industries
(NYE:PPG)
1.5%$1.8002/15/201818991.4%9 Must-Own Stocks That Have Paid Over a Century of Dividends
Procter & GambleProcter & Gamble
(NYE:PG)
3%$2.7601/18/20181891-0.9%Procter & Gamble Co Stock Isn’t Good for Anything but Its Dividend
Sherwin-WilliamsSherwin-Williams
(NYE:SHW)
0.8%$3.4011/16/201719795.1%The 10 Best Stocks to Buy for the Next Decade
Stanley Black & DeckerStanley Black & Decker
(NYE:SWK)
1.4%$2.5211/30/201718773.7%9 Must-Own Stocks That Have Paid Over a Century of Dividends
SyscoSysco
(NYE:SYY)
2.3%$1.4401/04/201819704.1%9 Under-the-Radar Retirement Stocks to Buy
T. Rowe PriceT. Rowe Price
(NGS:TROW)
1.9%$2.2812/13/2017198611.8%3 Buy-Ranked Stocks That Just Crushed Earnings
TargetTarget
(NYE:TGT)
3.2%$2.4802/20/2018196519.7%Sinking Industry Group Rank Make Target (TGT) a Sell
UGIUGI
(NYE:UGI)
2.2%$1.0012/14/20171885-2.6%5 Bulletproof Dividend Stocks That Yield at Least 5% (T, LSI, BX, EOS, APU)
Universal Health Realty TrustUniversal Health Realty Trust
(NYE:UHT)
3.9%$2.6612/15/20171987-9.8%9 REITs Ready to Raise Their Payouts This December
V.F. CorporationV.F. Corporation
(NYE:VFC)
2.3%$1.8412/07/201719417.8%3 of the Best Dividend Aristocrats for Retirement
W.W. GraingerW.W. Grainger
(NYE:GWW)
2.2%$5.1211/10/20171965-2.6%Why CSX Corporation (CSX), W W Grainger Inc (GWW) and United Continental Holdings Inc (UAL) Are 3 of Today’s Worst Stocks
WalmartWalmart
(NYE:WMT)
2%$2.0412/07/201719735.9%The Bull Run in Wal-Mart Stores Inc Stock Isn’t Over Yet
COMPANY DIVIDEND YIELD ANNUAL DIV RATE EX-DIV DATE DIVIDENDS PAID SINCE YTD RETURN RECENT NEWS

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