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%$5.4408/23/20181916-14.4%3M Earnings: Is More Pain in Store for MMM Stock?
Abbott Laboratories Abbott Laboratories
(NYE:ABT)
1.7%$1.1210/12/2018192620.1%5 Top Stock Trades for Thursday
AFLAC AFLAC
(NYE:AFL)
2.3%$1.0408/21/20181973-49.6%The 8 Best Cash Cow Stocks to Buy for Stable Returns
Air Products & Chemicals Air Products & Chemicals
(NYE:APD)
2.8%$4.4009/28/20181954-6.6%3 Little-Known Dividend Aristocrats to Buy
Archer Daniels Midland Archer Daniels Midland
(NYE:ADM)
2.7%$1.3408/15/2018192722%5 Must-Have Stocks for Historically Weak September
AT&T AT&T
(NYE:T)
6.1%$2.0010/09/20181984-16%What You Need to Know About AT&T Stock Ahead of Earnings
Atmos Energy Atmos Energy
(NYE:ATO)
2%$1.9408/24/2018198412.4%Ex-Dividend Reminders Include Aramark, Nordstrom, Inc. (ARMK, JWN)
Automatic Data Processing Automatic Data Processing
(NGS:ADP)
1.9%$2.7609/13/2018197422.9%7 Tech Stocks to Buy for the Future of HR
Becton, Dickinson & Co Becton, Dickinson & Co
(NYE:BDX)
1.3%$3.0009/06/201819269.9%5 Healthcare Stocks to Buy for Complete Portfolio Wellness
Bemis Company Bemis Company
(NYE:BMS)
2.7%$1.2408/15/20181922-4.1%10 Dividend Paying Companies Working Tirelessly For Their Investors
Cardinal Health Cardinal Health
(NYE:CAH)
3.6%$1.9109/28/20181983-15.1%10 S&P 500 Stocks to Buy for the Long Term
Chevron Chevron
(NYE:CVX)
3.8%$4.4808/16/20181912-6.4%5 Stocks to Buy From Goldman Sachs’ Conviction Buy List
Chubb Corporation Chubb Corporation
(NYE:CB)
2.3%$2.9209/20/20181902-13%3 Inflation-Proof Stocks to Buy as Interest Rates Rise
Cincinnati Financial Cincinnati Financial
(NGS:CINF)
2.8%$2.1209/18/201819540.2%5 Dividend Stocks With 50-Plus Years of Annual Dividend Hikes
Cintas Cintas
(NGS:CTAS)
0.9%$1.6211/09/2017198414.7%Why Cintas Stock Will Keep On Rolling No Matter What
Clorox Clorox
(NYE:CLX)
2.5%$3.8410/30/201819681.4%Clorox vs. Church & Dwight Co: Which Is the Better Buy?
Coca-Cola Coca-Cola
(NYE:KO)
3.4%$1.5611/29/201818930.2%15 Tech Stocks With Hidden Potential
Colgate-Palmolive Colgate-Palmolive
(NYE:CL)
2.6%$1.6810/18/20181895-15.7%CL Stock Falls, Then Recovers on Colgate-Palmolive Earnings
Consolidated Edison Consolidated Edison
(NYE:ED)
3.7%$2.8611/13/20181885-9.6%5 Utility Stocks to Save From the Wreckage
Dover Corporation Dover Corporation
(NYE:DOV)
2.3%$1.9208/30/20181947-18.1%10 Dividend Stocks That Will Double Your Money
Ecolab Ecolab
(NYE:ECL)
1.1%$1.6409/17/201819369.6%7 Socially Responsible Investments to Make Now
Emerson Electric Emerson Electric
(NYE:EMR)
2.7%$1.9408/16/201819472.9%3 Sectors, 3 Internet of Things Stocks to Buy
ExxonMobil ExxonMobil
(NYE:XOM)
4%$3.2808/10/20181882-3%5 Stocks to Max Out Your Retirement Income
Franklin Resources Franklin Resources
(NYE:BEN)
3.1%$0.9209/27/20181981-33%4 Reasons that Make BlackRock, Inc. (BLK) Stock a Solid Pick Now
Genuine Parts Genuine Parts
(NYE:GPC)
2.8%$2.8809/06/201819486.1%5 Dividend Stocks With 50-Plus Years of Annual Dividend Hikes
HCP HCP
(NYE:HCP)
5.6%$1.4808/03/20181985-0.5%The 10 Best Stocks for Your 401k
Hormel Hormel
(NYE:HRL)
1.8%$0.7510/19/2018192814.5%10 Super Safe Growth Stocks to Buy for Long-Lasting Dividends
Illinois Tool Works Illinois Tool Works
(NYE:ITW)
3.1%$4.0009/27/20181933-23.7%3 Big Stock Charts for Monday: Comerica, SCANA Corporation and Illinois Tool Works
Johnson & Johnson Johnson & Johnson
(NYE:JNJ)
2.6%$3.6011/26/20181944-0.7%Strong Earnings Enough Reason to Stay Long JNJ Stock
Kimberly-Clark Kimberly-Clark
(NYE:KMB)
3.6%$4.0009/06/20181935-11.8%Kimberly-Clark Earnings: 10 KMB Stock Highlights From Q3
Leggett & Platt Leggett & Platt
(NYE:LEG)
4%$1.5209/21/20181939-20.1%3 Big Stock Charts for Wednesday: United Technologies, Abbott Laboratories and Leggett & Platt
Lowe’s Lowe’s
(NYE:LOW)
1.9%$1.9210/23/201819615.9%7 Stocks to Consider During Midterm Uncertainty
McCormick & Co McCormick & Co
(NYE:MKC)
1.5%$2.0810/05/2018192538.8%7 Consumer Staples Stocks to Buy
McDonald’s McDonald’s
(NYE:MCD)
2.8%$4.6411/30/20181976-3.2%Is McDonald’s Stock a Buy Before Earnings?
Medtronic Medtronic
(NYE:MDT)
2.1%$2.0009/27/2018197715.9%3 Medical Devices Stocks to Buy
Nucor Nucor
(NYE:NUE)
2.6%$1.5209/27/20181973-6.9%The 7 Best Companies With Large Stock Buybacks
PepsiCo PepsiCo
(NGS:PEP)
3.4%$3.7109/06/20181952-8.8%Tilray Could Fall to $50 and Still Be Overvalued
PPG Industries PPG Industries
(NYE:PPG)
1.9%$1.9211/08/20181899-13%3 Dividend Aristocrats with Growth Prospects
Procter & Gamble Procter & Gamble
(NYE:PG)
3.3%$2.8710/18/20181891-5.7%Monday’s Vital Data: PayPal, Proctor & Gamble and Cleveland-Cliffs
Sherwin-Williams Sherwin-Williams
(NYE:SHW)
0.9%$3.4411/15/20181979-1.5%7 Fast-Growing Stocks to Buy Today
Stanley Black & Decker Stanley Black & Decker
(NYE:SWK)
2.2%$2.6411/29/20181877-30.6%Sears’ Bankruptcy Starts the Company’s Final Chapter — Here’s What Happens to SHLD Stock
Sysco Sysco
(NYE:SYY)
2%$1.4410/04/2018197016.6%5 Ultra-Safe Stocks That Will Endure the Wall Street Bloodbath
T. Rowe Price T. Rowe Price
(NGS:TROW)
2.8%$2.8009/13/20181986-5.3%5 Companies Making Giant Buybacks
Target Target
(NYE:TGT)
3.1%$2.5611/20/2018196527.6%The Target Cheese-Advent Calendar Is Coming Soon
UGI UGI
(NYE:UGI)
1.9%$1.0409/13/2018188517.8%5 Value Stocks With Enticing EV/EBITDA Ratios to Own Now
Universal Health Realty Trust Universal Health Realty Trust
(NYE:UHT)
3.8%$2.6809/14/20181987-5.7%9 REITs Ready to Raise Their Payouts This December
V.F. Corporation V.F. Corporation
(NYE:VFC)
2.6%$2.0412/07/201819414.9%Trade of the Day: V.F. Corporation (VFC)
W.W. Grainger W.W. Grainger
(NYE:GWW)
2%$5.4408/10/2018196516.5%7 Amazon-Proof Stocks to Consider Adding to Your Portfolio
Walmart Walmart
(NYE:WMT)
2.1%$2.0812/06/20181973-1.6%Proactive Acquisitions Are Only One Reason Walmart Stock Is a Buy
COMPANY DIVIDEND YIELD ANNUAL DIV RATE EX-DIV DATE DIVIDENDS PAID SINCE YTD RETURN RECENT NEWS

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